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Monday May 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Meetings Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Fairlawn-Bath Branch   330-666-4888   
   

Grades 6 - 12.  Whether you want to work on cool projects or just need volunteer hours for school, the Teen Advisory Board is the place to be.  Help plan Fairlawn-Bath Teen programs and decorate the Teen area.  It looks great on a resume, too.

    Location: Fairlawn-Bath
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEEN MINI MAKERSPACE

One Monday a month at 6:30 pm we will get together and create using a different medium each time.

May 21 – Design your own book mark. 

For students in grade 5 and up

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Tuesday May 22, 2018 Go To Top
nat_poppy 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Zen Zone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tallmadge   330.633.4345   
   

After School Zen Zone for Teens

If you are looking for a place to do homework, share music, play games, or get a cup o joe, come by after school and see what is offered that day.

    Location: Tallmadge
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Join us afterschool to discuss the book for the month and enjoy a snack.  

OUT OF MY MIND by Sharon M. Draper

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Join us afterschool to discuss the book for the month and enjoy a snack.  

CINDER by Marissa Meyer

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Tween S.T.E.A.M. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics

If you love tinkering and hanging out with your friends too, then this is the program for you! 

From robotics to science experiments, we’ll spark your curiosity and show you learning is FUN!

    Location: Norton
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Take a break from your busy schedule and spend some time chilling, crafting, and chatting about your favorite foods, books, movies and more. Snacks will be served at this program.  Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

May 22:  Movie night   EMOJI MOVIE (2017, PG) Spend the afternoon learning about the secret city of Textopolis were emojis liveJ

Grades 5 and up

    Location: Portage Lakes
Wednesday May 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
Thursday May 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your gaming skills with friends. For school-age kids and teens 

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM TEEN OPEN MIC @ THE LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

It's your time to shine at the Library!  Recite a poem, short story, or song.  

Show off something you've been working on or share an old favorite. 

The sign-up sheet will be posted from Wednesday afternoon until Thursday 5:45 p.m.

First-come, first-served. 

    Location: Norton
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Saturday May 26, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM VolunTeen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Saturday, May 26, 10:30 am – 11:30 am and 2 pm – 3pm

Ages 12 and up

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  Help us get ready for our Summer Reading Program.    Look for more dates to volunteer over the summer.  

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM VolunTeen Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Saturday, May 26, 10:30 am – 11:30 am and 2 pm – 3pm

Ages 12 and up

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  Help us get ready for our Summer Reading Program.    Look for more dates to volunteer over the summer.  

    Location: Portage Lakes
Tuesday May 29, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
 
rec_paintpalette02 4:00 PM Mini Canvas Art & Easel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

We will be painting fun Spring designs on mini canvases. A little easel will be provided to display your work at home. The first 20 students at the door can participate. For grades 6-12.

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM SUMMER VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Calling all teens 13 and up. 

Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity for the summer? 

Join us as a Mind, Body & Sole summer reading volunteer. 

Attendance at either meeting is mandatory if you wish to be considered a volunteer. 

    Location: Norton
 
nat_sun 7:00 PM Summer Reading Student Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

Interested in helping out at the library this summer? Start here!

 
    Location: Green
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
Wednesday May 30, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
 
nat_sun 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM SUMMER VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Norton Branch Library   330-825-7800   norton@akronlibrary.org
   

Calling all teens 13 and up. 

Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity for the summer? 

Join us as a Mind, Body & Sole summer reading volunteer. 

Attendance at either meeting is mandatory if you wish to be considered a volunteer. 

    Location: Norton
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Thursday May 31, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2hr trainins sessions. Please call to register.

    Location: Richfield
 
misc_none 3:45 PM Afterschool Crowd Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Branch Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12

Gaming, crafts, books, music, and more

    Location: Ellet
Saturday June 2, 2018 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Pop-tart or Donut Travel Pillow Make and take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Travel pillow Make and Take. 

Ready yourself to travel comfy this summer. These yummy looking pillows are drool worthy! Please register as supplies are limited by calling: 330.659.4343

    Location: Richfield
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Geekfest 2018 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Can’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con?  Come to our free mini-Comicon dressed as your favorite character. We’ll have cosplayers, cosplay contests, featured speakers, droids, fun activities, and much more!

    Location: Main Library
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

Monday June 4, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

 
rec_joystick.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM MineCraft Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Join us to mine and craft on our multi-plyaer server! No account necessary. Creepers welcome (ages 11 and up).

    Location: Richfield
Tuesday June 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

June 5 Design a Guitar Contest:  Rock and Roll the Teen Area with your designer Music Guitars. Customize a guitar cut-out using the creative materials and art supplies provided.  We will display your guitars in the Teen area allowing library patrons to vote for their favorite.  A winner will be selected at the end of summer by popular patron vote. 

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

    Location: Green
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

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Wednesday June 6, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

Thursday June 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_teens 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM VolunTeen Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  The library needs your help on the following days to assist with summer reading activities.  Assignments will vary and may include stuffing bags for outreach events, cleaning library materials or helping set up and take down for programs.  Contact Miss Kelly at 330.644.7050 or portagelakes@akronlibrary.org to sign up to volunteer.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Mosaic Art with Leona Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Teen favorite Leona Drumm is back for her ninth summer to teach a glass on glass mosaic piece with a beach theme, shells included! Registration requested beginning June 1! Limit of 20 participants.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
Friday June 8, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306434703   
   

Teen Volunteer Orientation

(Ages 13 – 17)

Friday, June 8, 4 pm

Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity for the summer?  Join us as a Mind, Body & Sole summer reading volunteer.  Attendance is mandatory if you wish to be considered a volunteer at Northwest Akron Branch Library this summer.  Pick up an application at the desk or call Teen Librarian Kelly Chaplin at 330-643-4703 for more information.  

    Location: Northwest Akron
Saturday June 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Upcycled T-Shirts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield-Lakemore   330-643-4770   springfieldlakemore@akronlibrary.org
   

Upcycled T-Shirts

Saturday, June 9, 11 am

Turn your old t-shirts into bracelets, bags, scarves, hairbands, or no-sew pillows. We’ll use tye-dye, fabric paint, Sharpies and a lot of slicing and dicing to give your t-shirts a new look. Some t-shirts will be provided for those without.

    Location: Springfield-Lakemore
Monday June 11, 2018 Go To Top
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a great way for students going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to do a different type of project. Some of the project we will work on - making busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, cards for shut-ins, and jobs around the library.

Please see Miss Sue for more details.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
misc_teens 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM VolunTeen Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  The library needs your help on the following days to assist with summer reading activities.  Assignments will vary and may include stuffing bags for outreach events, cleaning library materials or helping set up and take down for programs.  Contact Miss Kelly at 330.644.7050 or portagelakes@akronlibrary.org to sign up to volunteer.

    Location: Portage Lakes
Tuesday June 12, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Guitar Pick Jewelry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Make a cool necklace or bracelet using guitar picks.

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

June 12 Montage of Art Projects:  Rock out some cool craft creations as we piece together a mosaic poster to display in the library! Create a one-of-a kind rock star button, a guitar pick necklace or a vinyl record work of art! 

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Album Pixel Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Create a pixelated version of your favorite album cover using Perler beads! Feel free to bring an image of your favorite album, or browse our CD collection to find inspiration.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday June 13, 2018 Go To Top
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM VolunTEEN Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330.659.4343   
   

Students ages 11-18 interested in volunteering at the library this summer must attend one of the 1/2 hr training sessions. Please call the library to register by calling 330.659.4343

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misc_none 2:00 PM Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 and up.

Frosting, sprinkles and treats provided for this yummy competition!

    Location: Firestone Park
Thursday June 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Name That Tune Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Can you identify the songs in this fast-paced trivia game?

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Teen Trivia: Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   3308361081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Teen Trivia: Music

(7th- 12th graders)

Thursday, June 14, 2 pm

If you’re a music buff, come to the library for our first teen trivia. Questions will be from various genres of music. 

    Location: Northwest Akron
 
nat_summertime 3:00 PM Tween Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Second Thursday of each month, 3 pm

For ages 9-13. Registration is requested for each date.  Refreshments will be served.

Luau - June 14

A Luau is a Hawaiian party or feast. Join us as we celebrate the end of the school year with a library luau. We will listen to Hawaiian music, play limbo, hula hoop and taste tropical jelly beans. We will even have a display of books for you to choose from to kick off your summer reading adventure!

    Location: Goodyear
Tuesday June 19, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Karaoke and Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Sing your favorite songs and/or play music-themed board games! 

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

June 19 Joy of Painting with Miss Kelly and Bob Ross:  Listening only to one of Bob Ross’s JOY OF PAINTING videos, paint a happy little landscape.  All supplies are provided but space is limited.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Wings & Things Craft and Selfie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

We will be working together to create 2 massive angel wings to take fun selfies with our friends! Come help create this display that will hang in the library! Bring your phone! For grades 6-12.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Rockin' Teen Jewelry Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Make a guitar pick and then turn it into a cool piece of jewelry! Teens can take turns playing Guitar Hero once they are properly accessorized.  Please register in advance by calling 330-434-8726 or by stopping at the branch.  This program is intended for teens ages 12-18. 

    Location: Odom
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I Love the 70's Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Come and make a pet rock, a lava lamp, a record album bowl and enjoy some fondue as we pay tribute to the funkadelic ‘70s. Groovy!

    Location: Main Library
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen/Tween Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Third Tuesday of each month, 4:30-6 pm

Join our advisory board just for teens and tweens, ages 9-18. We will meet to brainstorm ideas and/or decorate the Teen/Tween Space. Come make your voice heard! Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Goodyear
Wednesday June 20, 2018 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Watercolor Bookmarks and Edible Books- Make and Take Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Kick off your summer reading with supplies and fortification. Weather permitting, we will be outside. 

    Location: Richfield
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Thursday June 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Iron Chef: Sandwich Edition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

How creative can you get with the variety of sandwich building food provided? Our hungry judges will determine who will wear the winner's chef hat this summer!

    Location: Ellet
 
school_chemistry2 2:00 PM MakerSpace Part 1: Tech Toy Box Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   
Tech Toy Box
Thursday, June 21, 2 pm
Ever played a keyboard made of bananas? Program squishy circuits? Have robots battle each other? 
Teach Ozobots to run through Mazes?  Try all these and more at our Tech Toy Box!

Teen Program
Ages 8-18

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Create Your Own Button Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us as we create our very own and unique buttons.  Design your own or use a premade design.  Supplies provided.  For kids entering grades 4-12.  

    Location: North Hill
Monday June 25, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM MineCraft Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Join us to mine and craft on our multi-plyaer server! No account necessary. Creepers welcome (ages 11 and up).

    Location: Richfield
 
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a great way for students going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to do a different type of project. Some of the project we will work on - making busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, cards for shut-ins, and jobs around the library.

Please see Miss Sue for more details.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Tuesday June 26, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Instruments Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

We’re getting the band back together! Make awesome musical instruments out of standard materials. Registration is requested.  

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

June 26 Tie Dye 101:  Transform a white t-shirt, socks or bandana into new summer digs!  Learn how to tie dye and have a blast!  Bring your own washed shirt, socks, or a bandana you wish to dye.  Wear old clothes and come ready to create!

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 3:00 PM YA Café Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Fourth Tuesday of each month.

For ages 14-18. Registration is requested for each date. Refreshments will be served.

Escape from The Library - June 26, 3 pm

Up for a challenge? Join your friends, grab your magnifying glass, put on your deerstalker, and try your hand at detective work. Hear the story, look for clues, and solve the puzzle before time runs out. But you’d better hurry…the clock is ticking!!!

    Location: Goodyear
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Anime Afternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us at the library and share your love of anime and manga! Watch anime while we make a craft and eat Japanese snacks.

    Location: Main Library
 
rec_paintpalette02 6:30 PM Teen Painting Workshop with Marla Knapic-Derga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Teen Program

Supplies and instruction provided.

Space is limited; please register.

 
    Location: Green
Thursday June 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Vision Boards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Focus on your goals as you create a visual aid to guide and encourage yourself as you pursue your dreams.

    Location: Ellet
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misc_none 2:00 PM Apptastic Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 and up.

Explore different apps to make music.

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

Test your culinary decorating skills and wow the judges as you decorate a cupcake.  Supplies provided.  Registration is required for this event and is limited to 12.  Registration begins June 6th.  For kids entering grades 4-12.

    Location: North Hill
Monday July 2, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM MineCraft Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Join us to mine and craft on our multi-plyaer server! No account necessary. Creepers welcome (ages 11 and up).

    Location: Richfield
Tuesday July 3, 2018 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 2:00 PM Flip Flop Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Do you have a pair of flip flops that need to be jazzed up? Bring your own flip flops and decorate them with our provided embellishments! For grades 6-12. 

    Location: Kenmore
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Music Bingo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

See you much you know about early rock and roll and rap and current music as well. You may win a prize! Snacks and beverages provided.

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Summer Reading Teen Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Not sure what books to read this summer?  Need suggestions for your summer reading assignments?  Join us to learn about some of our favorite books for middle and high school students and to discuss your favorite books with others. 

    Location: Odom
 
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

    Location: Green
Thursday July 5, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Dance Dance Dance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Spend the afternoon dancing along to your favorite dance games including Just Dance, Dance Central, Dance Paradise and Michael Jackson Experience on our gaming systems.

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Art Unscrewed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

Follow along as you are guided through painting a scene on canvas while sipping on pop!  Snacks will be provided.  Wear clothing that you don't mind getting paint on.  Registration is required for this event and is limited to 15.  Registration begins June 6th.  For kids entering grades 4-12.

    Location: North Hill
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
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Saturday July 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_teens 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM VolunTeen Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  The library needs your help on the following days to assist with summer reading activities.  Assignments will vary and may include stuffing bags for outreach events, cleaning library materials or helping set up and take down for programs.  Contact Miss Kelly at 330.644.7050 or portagelakes@akronlibrary.org to sign up to volunteer.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PVC Stomp Rockets and Marshmallow Launchers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield-Lakemore   330-643-4770   springfieldlakemore@akronlibrary.org
   

PVC Stomp Rockets and Marshmallow Launchers

Saturday, July 7, 11 am

Ready, aim, build. We will use PVC pipe to construct our own stomp rockets and marshmallow launchers. We’ll compete to see whose marshmallows and rockets travel the fastest and go the farthest, and prizes will be awarded!

    Location: Springfield-Lakemore
Monday July 9, 2018 Go To Top
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a great way for students going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to do a different type of project. Some of the project we will work on - making busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, cards for shut-ins, and jobs around the library.

Please see Miss Sue for more details.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Tuesday July 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

July 10 Name that Tune:  Snacks, music and prizes, oh my! Test your musical knowledge, fill a bingo card and win a prize! We’ll have a rock ‘n good time!

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Cake, Rattle and Roll Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Join us to make mug cakes and flex your music trivia knowledge! Build your own mug cake with fun mix-ins, then decorate to your heart’s content with frosting, sprinkles, and more! While our cakes bake, we’ll play Name That Tune and quiz you with music themed trivia.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday July 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 AM Water Sports Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 and up.

It's July, it's hot - time for water balloons and bucket brigades!

    Location: Firestone Park
Thursday July 12, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Painting with Connie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Join Connie from Art Break Experience as you paint a masterpiece on canvas with high quality acrylic paint and brushes. Friendly step by step instuction and opportunities to give the painting your own creative flair. Registration requested beginning July 1. Limit of 25 participants. 

    Location: Ellet
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Painting with Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   3308361081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

Painting with Music 

(7th – 12th graders)

Thursday, July 12, 2 pm

There are many ways to express yourself, through music, through art. Why not combine the two? The library is hosting a painting with music event. Listen to a variety of musical genres and paint what you feel. 

    Location: Northwest Akron
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Virtual Escape Room Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

With the use of an iPad, work as a group to escape various rooms and their challenges. For kids entering grades 4-12.

    Location: North Hill
 
ent_conductor 3:00 PM Tween Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Second Thursday of each month, 3 pm

For ages 9-13. Registration is requested for each date.  Refreshments will be served.

Sheet Music Doodles - July 12

Come view examples of beautiful sheet music art by Alexei Lyapunov and Lena Ehrlich, then create your own sheet music masterpiece using watercolors, drawing pencils and pens.

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
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Tuesday July 17, 2018 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM Egg Drop Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

How creative are you? Come create a contraption to save a raw egg from certain destruction! Prizes will be awarded to the person whose egg survives best! Supplies and eggs will be provided. For grades 6-12.

    Location: Kenmore
 
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

July 17 Yoga with Colleen Hohl:  Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel as we chill and learn a few new Yoga Poses.  

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Rockin' Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Department   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

Stop by and make a cool sheet music candle holder and paint some rocks to decorate your room or share with a friend or two. Registration is appreciated.

    Location: Main Library
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen/Tween Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Third Tuesday of each month, 4:30-6 pm

Join our advisory board just for teens and tweens, ages 9-18. We will meet to brainstorm ideas and/or decorate the Teen/Tween Space. Come make your voice heard! Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Goodyear
Wednesday July 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 AM DIY Phone Speakers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 and up.

Bring your own phone and we will make speakers you can take home.

    Location: Firestone Park
Thursday July 19, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Musical Freeze Tag Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Outside, weather permitting.

    Location: Ellet
 
school_chemistry2 2:00 PM MakerSpace Part 2: Demolish Old Tech Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mogadore Branch Library   330-628-9228   mogadore@akronlibrary.org
   
Demolish Old Tech
Thursday, July 19, 2pm
 
Ever wonder what’s inside the tech that powers your life? 
Take apart monitors, speakers, hard drives, keyboards and more, and reassemble it into a work of art. 
All supplies provided.
 
Teen Program
Ages 8-18

 

    Location: Mogadore
 
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Water Balloon Extravaganza Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: North Hill Branch   330-535-9423   northhill@akronlibrary.org
   

Cool off as we close out the summer by playing with water balloons.  Practice your aim with water balloon target practice, test your baseball skills as we play water balloon baseball, and see if you can avoid getting wet! Games will be played in the Reading Garden behind the library.  For kids entering grades 4-12.

    Location: North Hill
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Friday July 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM After Hours: Stranger Things (TEEN) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Northwest Akron Branch   3308361081   northwest@akronlibrary.org
   

After Hours: Stranger Things

(6th – 12th graders)

Friday, July 20, 6:30-8 pm

After the library closes, teens will partake in many 80s themed activities. Permission slips signed by parents and registration are required. Activities include a waffle decorating competition, a Demogorgon survival game, and more. 

    Location: Northwest Akron
Saturday July 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outdoor Lawn Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Springfield-Lakemore   330-643-4770   springfieldlakemore@akronlibrary.org
   

Outdoor Lawn Games

Saturday, July 21, 11 am

Meet us at the Lakemore Recreation Park on Lakeside Drive for giant lawn games like Frisbee Tic-Tac-Toe, giant Twister and Kerplunk.

    Location: Springfield-Lakemore
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rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Make and Take Potter Potions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Happy Birthday Harry! Select and make 2 potions. Choices are: Felix Feticus, Wolfsbane, Skela-Gro, Polyjuice, and Veritaserum. Potter wear welcome.

    Location: Richfield
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Make and Take Potter Potions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Happy Birthday Harry! Select and make 2 potions. Choices are: Felix Feticus, Wolfsbane, Skela-Gro, Polyjuice, and Veritaserum. Potter wear welcome.

    Location: Richfield
Monday July 23, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Monday, July 23, 2 pm: GREASE (PG-13)(110 min)

Tuesday, July 24, 2 pm: WEST SIDE STORY (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, July 25, 2 pm: ANNIE (PG)(127 min)

Friday, July 27, 2 pm: THE WIZ (G)(134 min)

Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: HAIRSPRAY (PG)(117 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
 
rec_joystick.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM MineCraft Monday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    3306594343   
   

Join us to mine and craft on our multi-plyaer server! No account necessary. Creepers welcome (ages 11 and up).

    Location: Richfield
 
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a great way for students going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to do a different type of project. Some of the project we will work on - making busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, cards for shut-ins, and jobs around the library.

Please see Miss Sue for more details.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Tuesday July 24, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Monday, July 23, 2 pm: GREASE (PG-13)(110 min)

Tuesday, July 24, 2 pm: WEST SIDE STORY (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, July 25, 2 pm: ANNIE (PG)(127 min)

Friday, July 27, 2 pm: THE WIZ (G)(134 min)

Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: HAIRSPRAY (PG)(117 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
 
misc_teens 2:00 PM Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Totally Teen Tuesdays @ 2 pm!

For grades 5 and up. 

Please register in advance.

Snacks may be served at programs. Patrons with food allergy questions should contact the branch.

July 24 Summer Party!  Enjoy a slice of pizza while playing Wii Games or sing Karaoke as we come to the end of our reading program. 

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
ent_note 3:00 PM YA Café Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Fourth Tuesday of each month.

For ages 14-18. Registration is requested for each date. Refreshments will be served.

World Music Watch - July 24, 3 pm

We will be sampling music from different genres and regions through video streaming. Come and listen; you may discover new favorites. Limited to 15 participants.

    Location: Goodyear
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lyric Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Area   330-643-9067   ysodiv@akronlibrary.org
   

 Create unique artwork using your favorite song lyrics. Registration is appreciated.

    Location: Main Library
Wednesday July 25, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 AM Wii Just Dance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    330-724-2126   firestoneparkbranch@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 4 and up.

Follow the dance moves of some of your favorite artists.

    Location: Firestone Park
 
misc_teens 10:30 AM  -  1:30 PM VolunTeen Times Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Portage Lakes Branch   330-644-7050   portagelakes@akronlibrary.org
   

Looking for community service hours for school, church or Scouts?  The library needs your help on the following days to assist with summer reading activities.  Assignments will vary and may include stuffing bags for outreach events, cleaning library materials or helping set up and take down for programs.  Contact Miss Kelly at 330.644.7050 or portagelakes@akronlibrary.org to sign up to volunteer.

    Location: Portage Lakes
 
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Monday, July 23, 2 pm: GREASE (PG-13)(110 min)

Tuesday, July 24, 2 pm: WEST SIDE STORY (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, July 25, 2 pm: ANNIE (PG)(127 min)

Friday, July 27, 2 pm: THE WIZ (G)(134 min)

Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: HAIRSPRAY (PG)(117 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
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Thursday July 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_new_blue 2:00 PM Teen Mini Makerspace Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

Program is for students going into 5th grade and up.

  • June 7 We are using wool to create a felted emoji keyring.
  • June 14 Come & do some sandpaper printing.
  • June 21 Adam Pate associate will demonstrate and teach us how to do Caricatures
  • June 28 6th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
  • July 5 Create a beach chair to hold your phone.
  • July 12 We’re constructing a duct tape pencil case.
  • July 19 Duct tape is the medium again. Come and make a geometric planter.
  • July 26 How good is your memory? Come play book cover memory.
    Location: Nordonia Hills
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Friday July 27, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Monday, July 23, 2 pm: GREASE (PG-13)(110 min)

Tuesday, July 24, 2 pm: WEST SIDE STORY (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, July 25, 2 pm: ANNIE (PG)(127 min)

Friday, July 27, 2 pm: THE WIZ (G)(134 min)

Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: HAIRSPRAY (PG)(117 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Saturday July 28, 2018 Go To Top
nat_sun 2:00 PM Musical Movie Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maple Valley Branch Library   330-864-5721   maplevalley@akronlibrary.org
   

Monday, July 23, 2 pm: GREASE (PG-13)(110 min)

Tuesday, July 24, 2 pm: WEST SIDE STORY (PG-13)(136 min)

Wednesday, July 25, 2 pm: ANNIE (PG)(127 min)

Friday, July 27, 2 pm: THE WIZ (G)(134 min)

Saturday, July 28, 2 pm: HAIRSPRAY (PG)(117 min)

    Location: Maple Valley
Monday July 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM VolunTEEN Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellet Library   330-784-2019   ellet@akronlibrary.org
   

Grades 6-12. 

Have fun and earn service hours for school helping with our summer reading program carnival. Certificates will be awarded at the end of the program. Registration requested beginning June 1.

    Location: Ellet
Thursday August 2, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Monday August 6, 2018 Go To Top
lib_dia 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teens Do Something! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nordonia Hills Branch Library   330-467-8595   nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org
   

TEENS DO SOMETHING!

This is a great way for students going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Monday from 2:00 to 3:30 pm to do a different type of project. Some of the project we will work on - making busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, cards for shut-ins, and jobs around the library.

Please see Miss Sue for more details.

    Location: Nordonia Hills
Tuesday August 7, 2018 Go To Top
lib_book_quill 6:30 PM Teen Writers Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Green Branch Library   330.896.9074   
   

Kids and Teens

We eat junk food and talk writing. No stress, just support and sharing the writing experience.

    Location: Green
Thursday August 9, 2018 Go To Top
rec_golfclub 3:00 PM Tween Scene Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Second Thursday of each month, 3 pm

For ages 9-13. Registration is requested for each date.  Refreshments will be served.

Library Mini Golf - August 9

Library spaces can also be used as interesting golf courses.  Join us as we play a round of mini golf in a tucked-away corner in the library.

    Location: Goodyear
 
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Thursday August 16, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Tuesday August 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Back to School Bash Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Odom Branch   330-434-8726   
   

Celebrate the start of a new school year by decorating school supplies and enjoying a snack.  Please register in advance by calling 330-434-8726 or by stopping at the branch.  This program is intended for teens and tweens ages 10-18. 

    Location: Odom
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z_cust_teen_logo.GIF 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Teen/Tween Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Third Tuesday of each month, 4:30-6 pm

Join our advisory board just for teens and tweens, ages 9-18. We will meet to brainstorm ideas and/or decorate the Teen/Tween Space. Come make your voice heard! Refreshments will be served.

    Location: Goodyear
Thursday August 23, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
Tuesday August 28, 2018 Go To Top
rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:00 PM YA Café Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Goodyear Branch   330-784-7522   goodyear@akronlibrary.org
   

Fourth Tuesday of each month.

For ages 14-18. Registration is requested for each date. Refreshments will be served.

Goodyear’s Mini Robo-Customs - August 28, 4 pm

Join Dan & Nate and customize your own miniature robot. Miniature robot figures, markers, and paint will be provided.

    Location: Goodyear
Thursday August 30, 2018 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 4:00 PM Wii U Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kenmore Branch Library   330-745-6126   kenmore@akronlibrary.org
   

Come test your gaming skills with friends! For school age kids and teens.

    Location: Kenmore
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