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Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Excel 6 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Excel, Part 6: Charts & Advanced Custom Tools for Worksheets

Experience the more advanced features associated with Excel. Learn how to draw a chart for your data, how to track changes, and finalize your workbook. Attendance at MS Excel, Part 4&5 is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM Paws For Reading Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

The Second Saturday of each month.

Share a book with a certified therapy dog.

No registration needed.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Sunday Story Time Sampler Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Sunday Story Time Sampler

Every Sunday at 2 pm

A half-hour story time for preschool-primary children with an adult caregiver.

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_birthdaycake 2:00 PM Chocolate Fever! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

A Tween event

Melt it, taste it, build it, try it.  Join us for all things chocolate.

For Grades 4+

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Chocolate Fever Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Melt it, taste it, build it, try it. Join us for all things chocolate.
For grades 4+.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Office 2013 Essential Skills Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Office 2013 Essential Skills

Microsoft Office 2013 is the newest version of Microsoft Office. The new features include enhanced design tools, shared notebooks for working in groups, mobile versions and a digital notebook for managing and sharing multimedia information. This course will introduce you to the newest features before you begin our new Microsoft classes.  Completion of the Introduction Series is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 5:30 PM Crafter Work - Hard to Kill Plants Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science and Technology    330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us downtown for an after work craft.  Learn new and creative ways to make your home and everyday life seem a little brighter.

    Location: Main Library
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Ask a Patent Attorney Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Inventors and entrepreneurs, sign up for a free one on one 20-minute session with a registered patent attorney. Get answers to Intellectual Property-related questions such as “Do I need to sign a licensing agreement to produce my invention?” or “Should I apply for trademark protection or a design patent?” or “How much of my invention will a utility patent protect?”


Appointment times are limited and must be scheduled in advance.  Sign-ups begin 30 days before event. Contact the Science &Technology Division to make your appointment for this unique opportunity. Please note: come to the Science & Technology Division on the first floor to begin your session.
 

http://www.akronlibrary.org/f/ST-7709-e.pdf    
    Location: Main Library
Tuesday February 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none MS Word 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Word, Part 1: Creating/Editing Documents

Discover how to create word processing documents using Microsoft Word 2013.

Learn various editing features that allow you to effectively revise documents. Explore ways to quickly copy and move text. Practice preparing files using Word's document templates to begin documents. Attendance at Microsoft Windows for Beginners is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
office_lightbulb 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Introduction to Intellectual Property Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Learn the differences among the various types of intellectual property, and how best to protect your creative work.

This class will meet in Meeting Room 1 on the High Street Level across from the Auditorium.

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

http://www.akronlibrary.org/f/ST-7709-e.pdf    
    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales

Every Wednesday at 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. Stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and activities followed by play time.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Beginner's Practice Lab Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Beginner’s Practice Lab

Come with your questions!  Come to practice what you’ve learned in class!  Practice Lab time is an opportunity to work on computers in the lab with an instructor present to answer any questions you may have.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

 

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
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rec_scissors&glue 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

After School Crafts
Wednesdays, 4 pm

Join us on Wednesdays and let your creative side shine!
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time

Every Thursday at 10:30 am

Stories, songs and activities for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM MS Word 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Word, Part 2: Formatting Text & Paragraphs

Make your document stand out! Explore the different ways to change how text looks. Learn how to change the style and effect of text. Discover additional formatting techniques that can be applied to document paragraphs. Attendance at MS Word, Part 1 is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

THE WALK
Fascinating real-life drama based on French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s incredible walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.  Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley and Charlotte Le Bon.  Rated PG.  123 min 

 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday February 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM MS Publisher 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Publisher, Part 1:  The Basics

Create business cards, greeting cards, flyers, and more! Learn the basics of creating professional looking publications with Publisher 2013, Microsoft’s desktop publishing program.  Attendance at Windows for Beginners is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Finding Your Family in the U.S. Census Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Finding Your Family in the U.S. Census

United States census records are valuable resources when you are researching your genealogy. Join us to learn more about using these records in your family research and how to effectively search the census using the Library’s subscription databases. As the emphasis will be on using electronic resources, basic computer skills are recommended.

This class will take place in Computer Lab 2, First Floor, Main Library.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
 
lib_bookflipping 11:00 AM Books that Sing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Saturday Story Time Sampler
Every First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Warm up your voice for a story time full of singable books, songs and rhymes.

All ages. No registration needed.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_note 2:00 PM Project KidSing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Project KidSing is a music and movement workshop designed for children in grades K-5.  The children will bring a work of children's literature to life and create a special performance for their parents at the end of the hour long workshop.  Presented by Singers Companye.

For Grades K-5 and their parents. No registration needed.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crack the Case Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: t   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Put your detective skills to the test as you investigate a crime, unscramble clues, and try out real
investigation techniques. Join us and see if you have the sleuthing skills to complete all the
challenges and solve the mystery! Please call to register.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 21, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Sunday Story Time Sampler Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Sunday Story Time Sampler

Every Sunday at 2 pm

A half-hour story time for preschool-primary children with an adult caregiver.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday February 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM MS Word 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Word, Part 3: More Useful Formatting Tools

Discover how to use more useful tools to edit your documents like signature lines, creating a PDF, comments, tables, formulas to perform math functions, create charts, create a book format, and protect your document. Attendance at MS Word, Part 2 is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330.643.9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you’re looking to get volunteer hours for school or you just like to work on cool projects, eat
and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be! You’ll help plan Teen programs,
decorate the Teen Area and contribute to our Teen blog. It looks great on a resume too. For information please call the Teen Department.

    Location: Main Library
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Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales

Every Wednesday at 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. Stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and activities followed by play time.

    Location: Main Library
 
rec_scissors&glue 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

After School Crafts
Wednesdays, 4 pm

Join us on Wednesdays and let your creative side shine!
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday February 25, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time

Every Thursday at 10:30 am

Stories, songs and activities for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Word Practical Application Project Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Word Practical Application Project

Practical application of the skills you’ve learned in class.

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

EVEREST 
True-life drama inspired by the gripping events surrounding a 1996 attempt to reach the peak of the world’s highest mountain.  Starring Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley and Emily Watson.  Rated PG-13.  121 min   

 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Friday February 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mail Merge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Mail Merge

Learn how to create letters, labels, and envelopes for mass mailings. Learn how to create address lists to facilitate this process using Microsoft Excel. Ideal for Christmas cards, weddings, family reunion letters, and more! Microsoft Word 2013 will be demonstrated in class. Some experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
Saturday February 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM MS Publisher 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   330-643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS Publisher, Part 2:  Advanced    Features

Explore Publisher’s more advanced features as you create a two-page newsletter, a tri-fold brochure, envelopes and labels using Mail Merge to distribute your publications. Attendance at Publisher, Part 1 is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Class Description    
    Location: Main Library
 
food_tomato 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM A Garden Affair Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us for A Garden Affair!

The weather outside is frightful.
Escape from the cold as we offer a trio of programs to get you looking forward to spring and planning for the new garden season.

1 pm: Sustainable Gardening
Rachel Tayse, of the “Harmonious Homestead” blog - harmonioushomestead.com – describes herself as “a home-cooking, backyard-gardening, unschooling, earthy homemaker in Columbus Ohio.”  Join Rachel for a discussion of sustainable gardening and its benefits.

2 pm: Permaculture while Renting
Almost a decade ago, Don Abbot became an accidental gardener. Since that surprising beginning he’s become an avid gardener, blogger, author, educator, speaker, reluctant activist, and permaculture practitioner.  His blog – thesnarkygardener.com – assists others with growing food in Northeastern Ohio and beyond.  Join Don for an introduction to permaculture for the renter or new adherent.

3 pm: Reading a Seed Packet and Starting Seeds Indoors
The staff from “Let’s Grow Akron” will offer tips on reading seed packets to glean all the information you need to select good varieties for your garden.  They’ll also offer suggestions for starting seeds indoors to help you get your plants started early

Finally, don’t forget to stop by our Seed Sharing Library to pick up some heirloom variety seeds to get you started.

Please contact Science & Technology, at (330) 643- 9075, to reserve your spot in any of these programs.

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
 
rec_legoguy 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Builders Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

4th Saturdays: December 26, January 23, February 27

Open Play with a variety of building materials: Legos, CitiBlocs, and more.

For Grades K-6. No registration needed.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Sunday Story Time Sampler Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Sunday Story Time Sampler

Every Sunday at 2 pm

A half-hour story time for preschool-primary children with an adult caregiver.

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 29, 2016 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Akron Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Play against your friends in our Downtown Akron cityscape.

Space is limited.  Please call to register.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Calling all anime and manga enthusiasts! Join us the first Tuesday of the month to watch anime, make a snack, do activities, and make crafts based off of your favorite manga and anime series.  Please call to register. 

    Location: Main Library
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Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. We'll explore the world through books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other activities.  A 20-25 minute story time followed by play time.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM First Wednesday Book Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   popdiv@akronlibrary.org
   
  • Our selection for March is My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante.
  • Copies of the discussion book are available at the Culture & AV desk.
  • Adults age 18 and over. Meeting Room 1.
    Location: Main Library
Thursday March 3, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time
Every Thursday, 10:30 am

For Children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.  We'll explore the world through books, songs, fingerplays, and other visuals and activities.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

THE MARTIAN
An American astronaut finds himself stranded, alone, and must learn to survive on the planet Mars.  Seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor.  Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Sean Bean, Kristen Wiig and Jeff Daniels.  Rated PG-13.  144 min

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday March 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Internet Genealogy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Internet Genealogy

There are an overwhelming number of websites for genealogy research. This class will provide tips to locating online resources for family history research and allow participants some class time to explore suggested websites. The focus will be on finding free online genealogy resources. This class will not cover searching Ancestry.com (or Ancestry Library Edition) as there is a separate class for this resource. As the emphasis will be on using electronic resources, basic computer skills are recommended.

This class will take place in Computer Lab 2, First Floor, Main Library.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_party1 11:00 AM Celebrate Seuss! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday we’ll have silly stories, silly songs, silly activities and more!

A Saturday Story Time Sampler
First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Upcoming Saturday Story Time Samplers:
March 19: Hop like a Bunny to Story Time! Join us for a special bunny story time
April 2: Down on the Farm to celebrate The Countryside Conservancy Winter Farm Market
April 16: Celebrate Reading and Books for National Library Week
May 7: Join us for special Mother’s Day stories
May 21: Sign Language Story Time Learn some simple signs through stories and songs.
 

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you're looking to get volunteer hours for school or you just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen department.  It looks great on a resume too. For information please call the Teen Department.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Proposal Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Business & Government   330 643-9020   
   

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!

This newly revised class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.  It will include:

  •          The basic elements of a proposal  
  •          The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal        
  •          How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
Click here to register    
    Location: Main Library
 
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. We'll explore the world through books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other activities.  A 20-25 minute story time followed by play time.
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday March 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time
Every Thursday, 10:30 am

For Children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.  We'll explore the world through books, songs, fingerplays, and other visuals and activities.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

STRAWBERRY BLONDE
An energetic hothead pursues a beautiful redhead in 1890s New York City.  A delightful gem starring James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Jack Carson and Alan Hale.  99 min.  Shown in association with The Nightlight Cinema. Introduction and discussion afterward.

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday March 12, 2016 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Introduction to Patents & Patent Searching Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Have a great idea for an invention? Learn what a patent is, what it can do for you, and the hows and whys of searching for existing patents. You will learn how to do a preliminary patent search using the United States Patent & Trademark website.

This class will meet in the computer lab on the first floor of Main library.

Contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

http://www.akronlibrary.org/f/ST-7709-e.pdf    
    Location: Main Library
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misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Getting Started in Family History Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Getting Started in Family History

Join the Special Collections Division for an introduction to genealogy for new family historians. This class includes an overview of genealogical sources available at the library, suggestions for getting started, and tips for organizing your research.

This class will take place in Meeting Room 1, High Street Level, Main Library. Time permitting, a tour of the Special Collections Division on the Third Floor will be included.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. We'll explore the world through books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other activities.  A 20-25 minute story time followed by play time.
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday March 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time
Every Thursday, 10:30 am

For Children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.  We'll explore the world through books, songs, fingerplays, and other visuals and activities.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

THE INTERN 
A 70-year-old retired widower becomes a senior intern at an online fashion startup with surprising results.  Charming comedy-drama starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway and Rene Russo.  Rated PG-13.  121 min

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday March 19, 2016 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM Hop like a Bunny to Story Time! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Hop like a Bunny to Story Time! Join us for a special bunny story time

A Saturday Story Time Sampler
First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Upcoming Saturday Story Time Samplers:
April 2: Down on the Farm to celebrate The Countryside Conservancy Winter Farm Market
April 16: Celebrate Reading and Books for National Library Week
May 7: Join us for special Mother’s Day stories
May 21: Sign Language Story Time Learn some simple signs through stories and songs.

 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Akron Crossword Puzzle Tournament Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   popdiv@akronlibrary.org
   
  • Compete to complete unpublished crossword puzzles supplied by Will Shortz.
  • All levels of crossword enthusiasts are encouraged to participate.
  • Registration is requested, email popdiv@akronlibrary.org or call 330-643-9015.
  • Adults age 18 and over.
    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Art @ The Speed of Life! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us to create a canvas of trendy art using no-fail mixed media techniques.  We will paint, stamp, glue, rip and tear to create a piece of art worthy of hanging!  Snacks and fun conversation are included. Please call to register. 

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Whether you're looking to get volunteer hours for school or you just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen department.  It looks great on a resume too. For information please call the Teen Department.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. We'll explore the world through books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other activities.  A 20-25 minute story time followed by play time.
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday March 24, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time
Every Thursday, 10:30 am

For Children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.  We'll explore the world through books, songs, fingerplays, and other visuals and activities.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

GOOSEBUMPS 
Author R.L. Stine’s imaginary monsters are set free and it’s up to Stine and a group of teenagers to get them back in the books where they belong.  A family friendly fun time for everyone.  Starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette and Odeya Rush.  Rated PG.  103 min
 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday March 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research

With roughly 10,000 databases, Ancestry is the premier online genealogy resource--and it’s available to you for free within any ASCPL location. This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition and show you how to do efficient and effective searches. When possible, time for practice searching is also provided. Because electronic resources are used, basic computer skills are recommended.

This class will take place in Computer Lab 2, First Floor, Main Library.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
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Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Baby Tales
Every Wednesday, 10:30 am

A lap-sit story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver. We'll explore the world through books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other activities.  A 20-25 minute story time followed by play time.
 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday March 31, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Preschool Story Time
Every Thursday, 10:30 am

For Children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.  We'll explore the world through books, songs, fingerplays, and other visuals and activities.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM Movies@Main Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   

THE GOOD DINOSAUR
A timid young dinosaur named Arlo gets separated from his family and must travel through a harsh land to find his way home.  Along the way he makes an unlikely human friend.  Heartwarming animated family adventure.  Rated PG.  93 min

 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday April 2, 2016 Go To Top
anim_pig 11:00 AM Down on the Farm Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Let's celebrate The Countryside Conservancy Winter Farm Market!

A Saturday Story Time Sampler
 First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Upcoming Saturday Story Time Samplers:
April 16: Celebrate Reading and Books for National Library Week
May 7: Join us for special Mother’s Day stories
May 21: Sign Language Story Time Learn some simple signs through stories and songs.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday April 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Project Budgets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Business & Government   330 643-9020   
   

Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don’t know what and how much to ask for?  If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence!

This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.  We will discuss:      

  •          The basic components of a project budget including income and expenses·  
  •          How to estimate the realistic cost of a project
  •          What other financial documents you may also need to submit with your proposal
Click here to register    
    Location: Main Library
Saturday April 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Dig Into Databases: Access NewspaperArchive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Dig Into Databases: Access NewspaperArchive

Go beyond Ancestry and discover other genealogy databases the Library has to offer. Join us to learn more about these great resources, including what they contain, how to access them, and how to do effective searches. Sessions will include an hour of demonstration and another hour of practice time with staff on hand to help. The first class in the series features Access NewspaperArchive, a collection of digitized newspapers from the U.S. and abroad.

Class will take place in Computer Lab 2, First Floor, Main Library.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday April 19, 2016 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Introduction to Intellectual Property Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Learn the differences among the various types of intellectual property, and how best to protect your creative work.

This class will meetin in Meeting Room 1 on the High Street Level across from the auditorium.

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

 

http://www.akronlibrary.org/f/ST-7709-e.pdf    
    Location: Main Library
Saturday April 23, 2016 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 10:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Introduction to Patents & Patent Searching Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Have a great idea for an invention? Learn what a patent is, what it can do for you, and the hows and whys of patent searching for existing patents. You will learn how to do a preliminary patent search using the United States Patent & Trademark website.

This class will meet in Meeting Rom 1 on the High Street Level across from the Auditorium.

Contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

http://www.akronlibrary.org/f/ST-7709-e.pdf    
    Location: Main Library
Saturday April 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Dig Into Databases: HeritageQuest Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Dig Into Databases: HeritageQuest

Go beyond Ancestry and discover other genealogy databases the Library has to offer. Join us to learn more about these great resources, including what they contain, how to access them, and how to do effective searches. Sessions will include an hour of demonstration and another hour of practice time with staff on hand to help. The second class in the series features HeritageQuest, which provides home access to Ancestry's U.S. census collection as well as access to Revolutionary War pension files, Freedman’s Bank records, digitized books and more.

Class will take place in Computer Lab 2, First Floor, Main Library.

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
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