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It’s the last week of August, and things are pretty quiet here at the library. Well, quiet in that we don’t have a lot of programs and activities going on. It’s extremely not quiet in the auditory sense. Our various construction projects are in full swing, and as I type this, there’s some horrible drill […]

The library has terrific programming all through our epic summer, but July 11 through 13 will be extra epic! Throughout these three days, we will offer something for all ages and interests. July 11 at 6 p.m., The Locke Boys will bring their country rock sound to the library patio for a free Live at […]

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 […]

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 […]

So, it’s just about that time, isn’t it? It’s still warm, and there are still a million things you meant to accomplish this summer, and yet, school is about to start again. Rather than fight the inevitable, take a deep breath and think of all the ways the library can help you through the school […]

Did you know there are multiple gaming programs happening at the library? On the third Thursday of every month, Teen Gamer’s Club meets at 3:30 pm. (That would be this Thursday, by the way.) The Wii is always set up, as well as the PlayStation 4, and with the library’s selection of videogames that are […]

The library’s How-to Festival returns Saturday, March 4 with 35 entry level classes offered in one day! Each class is just 30 minutes. There is no registration required. See the full schedule.

Hey teens and readers of teen fiction! Check out our great list of new titles that have hit the library shelves in the past 2 weeks. Some highlights include the latest volume in James Patterson’s Confessions series, a new Star Wars novel that is sure to get you excited for the upcoming movie, and a couple of Firefly graphic novels […]

Hello! In case you missed it, we had a wonderful turnout for the Little Dresses for Africa Sewing Parties we hosted at NCPL. Throughout the month of September, we collected over two hundred new and gently used pillowcases that we then converted throughout the month of October into dresses for those in need. All total, […]

Check out the list of great teen new releases below and search for your favorites in our catalog! Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl – Natasha Romanov, called the Black Widow, agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, rescues a young girl from Ivan, the man who once trained her as an assassin–and eight years later she is […]