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Most of us have way too much stuff in our house. I mean, I recently had to rearrange my entire basement, and I was shocked at just how much my husband and I own. And while all of us could probably do with downsizing a bit, some people have a dangerous amount of clutter and […]

Since we first started offering Tai Chi in the fall of 2017, it has consistently been one of our most popular programs for adults. Folks of any skill level, including people who have never done any tai chi before, are welcome to join us for these 45 minute sessions, the only requirement being comfy shoes […]

This Saturday from 11-2, the library will be hosting our Summer Reading Kick-Off.  There’s going to be ice cream from Pav’s, Akron Zoo tickets for the Kids, candy for Teens, and notebooks for Adults. (See more Kick-Off and registration details here.) But Kickoff is just the beginning. Throughout Summer Reading there will be additional prizes […]

I love a lot about being a Librarian. I love when I’m able to recommend the perfect book to a patron. I love being able to help people find the research they need to finish a school project or start a business. I love the look of understanding on people’s faces when they finally get […]

This Thursday at 6 p.m. the library welcomes author Elizabeth Mowers. She will be discussing her novel, A Promise Remembered, published this spring by Harlequin, but it’s going to be more than simply a reading. She will cover the challenges of writing and publishing a novel in general, as well as the special difficulties of […]

It’s the first day of May, it’s 80 degrees out, and the sun is shining. If today doesn’t get you in the mood to work on your summer travel plans, nothing will. And guess what? We’re here to help. As always, we’re happy to provide free travel brochures to spots around Ohio and some nearby […]

What makes an Epic Summer?Summer Reading Clubs for all ages Family Film Fridays Under the Stars in Witwer ParkSecond Friday of June, July and August at 7 p.m. June 14How to Train your DragonJuly 12Incredibles 2 August 9Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Store   Live at the Library (live music and food truck series!)Select Thursdays […]

Here at the Library, we love magazines. We have over 250 subscriptions for adults, teens, and kids, but on top of that, we also make regular runs to Books A Million to buy hundreds more. Today is, in fact, a Books A Million day. Just take a look at a small part of the haul. […]

I mentioned back when I was getting ready for the How-To Festival a great database called NoveList. It’s the perfect way to find your next book to read, get a book that fits a homework assignment, or if you’re a teacher, plan your next assignment. It covers millions of books and helps you find books […]

Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. PLANT SALEChoose from a selection of organically grown plants from Know Your Roots. RECYCLE FAIR ELECTRONICS: Ecycle Solutions says “if it plugs in, we’ll recycle it.” This service is offered free with the exception of tube TVs and monitors ($20 each), CFL Bulbs ($0.50 each), tube […]