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Saturday December 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_familytree 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Find My Past Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Main - Special Collections Division   330-643-9030   speccollections@akronlibrary.org
   

Find My Past

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. Find My Past provides a wide variety of genealogical record but is especially strong in British and Irish records. Because electronic resources are used, basic computer skills are recommended

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

To register, please contact the Special Collections Division.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_chefshat 11:00 AM Yum, Yum, Cookies! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Yum, Yum, Cookies!
A Saturday Story Time Sampler
The First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Stories, games and cookie decorating
 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Goodyear's P.O.W.s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Business & Government Division   330-643-9020   bgdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Joseph C. Huber, Jr., will share memories and images from Such a Life: Thelma T. Huber's Autobiography:  A young woman's adventures as one of Goodyear's first "Crude Rubber People" and her fight for her family's survival as prisoners of the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II. A book signing will follow. Meeting Room 1.

 

 

    Location: Main Library
Sunday December 4, 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 (except December 25~~ & January 1), 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday December 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Microsoft Office 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 Computer Training    
    Location: Main Library
 
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
   

Anime and manga enthusiasts unite! Join us the first Monday 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 330-643-9067 to register.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Microsoft Office Publisher 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Electronic Services   (330) 643-9145   esdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

MS PowerPoint, Part 2: Notes, Links, & Graphics

Learn how to use PowerPoint’s advanced features to customize your presentations. Experience with using PowerPoint or attendance at PowerPoint, Part 1 is preferred.

 

Please visit our website for more information:

Electronic Services Computer Training    
    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.

Contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Certificate of Qualification for Employment Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Business & Government Division   330-643-9020   
   

The Certificate of Qualification for Employment creates relief from mandatory restrictions that stem from laws
that prevent people with specific criminal records from working or being licensed in certain fields. Joann Sahl,
Associate Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Akron School of Law, will discuss this helpful resource.

 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Thursday December 8, 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_flyingbird 12:15 PM  -  12:25 PM Celebrate Urban Birds Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   3306439075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Urban Birds

Join the weekly 10-minute bird observation in the Library Park on the corner of South Main and Mill Streets, rain or shine.  Our findings go to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, which collects records of birds in cities throughout the nation.  No registration necessary.  You don't need binoculars, but you may bring them if you wish.  All ages and birding experience levels welcome.

    Location: Main Library
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ent_filmproj 6:30 PM Movies@Main: Finding Dory Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
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Dory begins an epic journey searching for her long-lost parents, with the help of friends Nemo and Marlin.  Funny, moving and wonderful!  Starring the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Diane Keaton and Sigourney Weaver.  Rated PG.  97 min

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday December 10, 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 Meeting Room 1 on the High Street Level across from the auditorium.

Contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Paws For Reading Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Paws for Reading
The Second Saturday of each month, (Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 11) 11 am
Share a book with a certified therapy dog.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Reentry Success Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Business & Government Division   330-643-9020   
   

In the following reentry success stories goals are reached, accomplishments are made, and dreams come true despite setbacks,
wrong turns, and failures. Location: Room 2AB.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM DIY Gift Wrap Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Come and make some really cool bows out of old magazines and graphic novels, or gift wrap from a variety of recycled materials. For ages 11 to 18.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday December 11, 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 (except December 25~~ & January 1), 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
trans_firetruck 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM A Time To Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

The Second Tuesday of each month, 10:30-11:30 am

Children learn through play, and we like to play in the Children's Library! Hands-on, age-appropriate, creative play experiences and materials will be available for young children and their caregivers. Come explore, make friends, share stories, create and play with us.
 
December 13: Petite Chefs Stimulate your child’s senses through hand-on “baking” activities.  Scoop, pour, mix, measure, stir and taste!
January 10:  The Snowy Day Delight in snowy activities inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ magical story, “The Snowy Day.”
February 14:  Love Bugs Celebrate this day of love with your love bugs!
 

    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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meetings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   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 Area. It looks great on a resume too.  For ages 11 to 18. For information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday December 15, 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_flyingbird 12:15 PM  -  12:25 PM Celebrate Urban Birds Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   3306439075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Urban Birds

Join the weekly 10-minute bird observation in the Library Park on the corner of South Main and Mill Streets, rain or shine.  Our findings go to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, which collects records of birds in cities throughout the nation.  No registration necessary.  You don't need binoculars, but you may bring them if you wish.  All ages and birding experience levels welcome.

    Location: Main Library
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ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Movies@Main: Star Trek Beyond Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

Kirk, Spock, Bones and the USS Enterprise crew encounter a ruthless adversary in a fight to the finish!  Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Idris Elba and Anton Yelchin.  Rated PG-13.  122 min  

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_party1 11:00 AM Holiday Extravaganza! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

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

Join us as we travel around the world and celebrate various winter holidays

    Location: Main Library
Sunday December 18, 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 (except December 25~~ & January 1), 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday December 22, 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_flyingbird 12:15 PM  -  12:25 PM Celebrate Urban Birds Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   3306439075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Urban Birds

Join the weekly 10-minute bird observation in the Library Park on the corner of South Main and Mill Streets, rain or shine.  Our findings go to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, which collects records of birds in cities throughout the nation.  No registration necessary.  You don't need binoculars, but you may bring them if you wish.  All ages and birding experience levels welcome.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:30 PM Movies@Main: March of the Wooden Soldiers (Babes in Toyland) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

Stannie Dum and Ollie Dee join Little Bo-Peep, Tom-Tom, Mother Goose and other fairytale characters in Victor Herbert’s extravaganza set in Toyland.  Starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Santa Claus.  77 min.  Introduction and discussion afterward. 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday December 29, 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_flyingbird 12:15 PM  -  12:25 PM Celebrate Urban Birds Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   3306439075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Urban Birds

Join the weekly 10-minute bird observation in the Library Park on the corner of South Main and Mill Streets, rain or shine.  Our findings go to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, which collects records of birds in cities throughout the nation.  No registration necessary.  You don't need binoculars, but you may bring them if you wish.  All ages and birding experience levels welcome.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Movies@Main: The Secret Life of Pets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

The quiet life of a Jack Russell Terrier named Max becomes unglued when his owner takes in a stray dog named Duke.  Soon Max and Duke are having the thrill of a lifetime!  Starring the voices of Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Ellie Kemper.  Rated PG.  87 min  

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Wednesday January 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
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med_stethoscope 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Is Google Good Enough? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Finding reliable health information on the Internet can be challenging. Learn how to find websites, databases, and journal articles that offer scientifically-based information that has already been evaluated by medical experts. Basic Computer skills recommended. Classes will be held in the Science & Technology Division at Main Library. 

    Location: Main Library
 
med_stethoscope 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Is Google Good Enough? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Finding reliable health information on the Internet can be challenging. Learn how to find websites, databases, and journal articles that offer scientifically-based information that has already been evaluated by medical experts. Basic Computer skills recommended. Classes will be held in the Science & Technology Division at Main Library. 

    Location: Main Library
Thursday January 5, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Movies@Main: Suicide Squad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

Worst Heroes ever!  A secret government agency assembles some of the most treacherous super-villains to save the world from the apocalypse.  Starring Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Viola Davis.  Rated PG-13.  123 min 

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday January 7, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snow 11:00 AM Mitten! Mitten! Who's got the mitten? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Mitten! Mitten! Who's got the mitten?
A Saturday Story Time Sampler
The First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Grab a warm pair of mittens and snuggle up to mitten stories, songs, and crafts.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday January 8, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday January 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM School's Out: Teen Game Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for something to do on your day off? Join us for a game day! A variety of board games will be available. Board games not your thing? We will also have a PS4 available with a variety of games to choose from. Does gaming make you hungry? Snacks and drinks will be provided.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday January 10, 2017 Go To Top
trans_firetruck 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM A Time To Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

The Second Tuesday of each month, 10:30-11:30 am

Children learn through play, and we like to play in the Children's Library! Hands-on, age-appropriate, creative play experiences and materials will be available for young children and their caregivers. Come explore, make friends, share stories, create and play with us.
 
December 13: Petite Chefs Stimulate your child’s senses through hand-on “baking” activities.  Scoop, pour, mix, measure, stir and taste!
January 10:  The Snowy Day Delight in snowy activities inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ magical story, “The Snowy Day.”
February 14:  Love Bugs Celebrate this day of love with your love bugs!
 

    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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    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.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday January 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday January 12, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
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ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Movies@Main: Jason Bourne Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

The CIA’s most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover the truth about his past.  Non-stop action and excitement starring Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander.  Rated PG-13.  123 min

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday January 14, 2017 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 and Trademark website.

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

Class size is limited, contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Paws For Reading Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Paws for Reading
The Second Saturday of each month, (Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 11) 11 am
Share a book with a certified therapy dog.
 

    Location: Main Library
Sunday January 15, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday January 19, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:30 PM Movies@Main: Top Hat Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers fall in love while dancing cheek to cheek in this all-time classic!  With Edward Everett Horton.  Music by Irving Berlin.  101 min.  Introduction and discussion afterward.

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday January 21, 2017 Go To Top
food_fortunecookie 11:00 AM Chinese New Year! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Chinese New Year!
A Saturday Story Time Sampler
The First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

Dance with the dragon.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make it Mini! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Tired of regular sized pizza? Make it mini! Tired of regular sized games? Make them mini! If you're tired of the regular sized world, join us to create a world where you feel like a giant. Create tiny food, make microcrafts, and play mini-sized games. For ages 11 to 18. Please call to register.

    Location: Maple Valley
Sunday January 22, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday January 24, 2017 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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday January 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
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Thursday January 26, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
ent_filmproj 6:30 PM Movies@Main: Florence Foster Jenkins Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Culture & AV   330-643-9015   
   
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie poster
 

Acclaimed film based on the true story of a New York heiress who, despite her painful lack of talent, became an unlikely opera star.  Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg.  Rated PG-13.  111 min

    Location: Main Library-Auditorium
Saturday January 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Comic Book Club: Connect, create, Collect! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Love Pokemon? Love to draw? Join us for Pokemon Pizza Party!  For grades 4+ in the Children's Library.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday January 29, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday February 2, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
 
med_stethoscope 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Is Google Good Enough? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Finding reliable health information on the Internet can be challenging. Learn how to find websites, databases, and journal articles that offer scientifically-based information that has already been evaluated by medical experts. Basic computer skills recommended. Classes will be held in the Science & Technology Division at Main Library. 

    Location: Main Library
 
med_stethoscope 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM Is Google Good Enough? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Science & Technology Division   330-643-9075   stdiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Finding reliable health information on the Internet can be challenging. Learn how to find websites, databases, and journal articles that offer scientifically-based information that has already been evaluated by medical experts. Basic computer skills recommended. Classes will be held in the Science & Technology Division at Main Library. 

    Location: Main Library
Saturday February 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_party1 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM 10 Annual Family Reading Festival Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

The 10th Annual Family Reading Festival
Saturday, February 4, 10 am-3 pm

Come join us for our Special 10th Anniversary Family Reading Festival. Once again headlined by Jim Gill, and spotlighting Miller South Show Choir. Watch for more exciting details...
 

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 5, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 6, 2017 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM Yoga Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Yoga Play for 3-5 year olds, Mondays in February, 10:30 am

Join us for a multi-sensory yoga experience. We add play and learning to create an inspiring adventure.
 

    Location: Main Library
 
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
   

Anime and manga enthusiasts unite! Join us the first Monday 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 330-643-9067 to register.

    Location: Main Library
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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
   

Anime and manga enthusiasts unite! Join us the first Monday 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 330-643-9067 to register.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday February 7, 2017 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 meet in meeting room 1 on the High Street Level across from the Auditorium.

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday February 9, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
Saturday February 11, 2017 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 and Trademark website.

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

Class size is limited, contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
 
anim_dog1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Paws For Reading Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Paws for Reading
The Second Saturday of each month, (Dec 10, Jan 14, Feb 11) 11 am
Share a book with a certified therapy dog.
 

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 12, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 13, 2017 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM Yoga Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Yoga Play for 3-5 year olds, Mondays in February, 10:30 am

Join us for a multi-sensory yoga experience. We add play and learning to create an inspiring adventure.
 

    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?"

Appointments 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.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday February 14, 2017 Go To Top
trans_firetruck 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM A Time To Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

The Second Tuesday of each month, 10:30-11:30 am

Children learn through play, and we like to play in the Children's Library! Hands-on, age-appropriate, creative play experiences and materials will be available for young children and their caregivers. Come explore, make friends, share stories, create and play with us.
 
December 13: Petite Chefs Stimulate your child’s senses through hand-on “baking” activities.  Scoop, pour, mix, measure, stir and taste!
January 10:  The Snowy Day Delight in snowy activities inspired by Ezra Jack Keats’ magical story, “The Snowy Day.”
February 14:  Love Bugs Celebrate this day of love with your love bugs!
 

    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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
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Thursday February 16, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
Saturday February 18, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 11:00 AM Books that Sing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Books that Sing
A Saturday Story Time Sampler
The First and Third Saturdays of the month, 11 am

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

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Cupcake Mojo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Valentine's Day ruin your mojo? Take a break and make a cupcake bouquet. Share it with your friends or family. Who are you kidding? Forget the BFF - keep it and eat it yourself.

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 19, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Chocolate Fever Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

For Grades 4 and Up in the Children's Library

Learn the fine art of decorating and eating amazing chocolates of your own creation.

    Location: Main Library
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM ACT Practice Test Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Take advantage of the day off school and get ahead! Join us for a practice test and a snack! Sylvan Learning Center is offering a free practice exam to prepare you for the real test at the Main Library. You will have access to your scores within one week after the test. Please bring your own calculator, and be sure to register early, spaces are limited!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AT LEAST A WEEK BEFORE EACH TEST. Please contact Sylvan Learning Center
fairlawn.oh@sylvanlearning.com or The Main Teen Area 330-643-9067 to register. 

    Location: Main Library
 
rec_dance2 10:30 AM Yoga Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Yoga Play for 3-5 year olds, Mondays in February, 10:30 am

Join us for a multi-sensory yoga experience. We add play and learning to create an inspiring adventure.
 

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday February 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 10:30 AM Baby Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

An active story time for children from birth to 2 years old with an adult caregiver.  Help your little one learn through rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books.  Playtime to follow.

    Location: Main Library
Thursday February 23, 2017 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   
   

For children 2 to 5 years old with an adult caregiver.

Books come to life through stories, songs and activities.

    Location: Main Library
Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM School's Out: Teen Building Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for something to do on your day off? Join us and build! LEGOs, CitiBlocs, and a variety of materials will be available to build for fun and to complete building challenges. We will even try our hands at bringing our LEGO creations to life using the LEGO Movie Maker App. Does building make you hungry? Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

    Location: Main Library
Sunday February 26, 2017 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, 2 pm

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

    Location: Main Library
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_dance2 10:30 AM Yoga Play Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Library   330.643.9050   
   

Yoga Play for 3-5 year olds, Mondays in February, 10:30 am

Join us for a multi-sensory yoga experience. We add play and learning to create an inspiring adventure.
 

    Location: Main Library
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Tuesday February 28, 2017 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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 7, 2017 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 meet in Meeting Room 1 on the High Street Level across from the Auditorium.

Please contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
Saturday March 11, 2017 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 and Trademark website.

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

Class size is limited, contact the Science & Technology Division to register.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 14, 2017 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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
Tuesday March 28, 2017 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 just like to work on cool projects, eat and have fun, the Teen Advisory Board in the place to be! You'll help plan Teen programs and decorate the Teen Area. It looks great on a resume too. For ages 11 to 18. For more information please call the Teen Area at 330-643-9067.

    Location: Main Library
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