9458 Olde Eight Road
Northfield, OH 44067
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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday, 12 Noon to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays – Closed
Contact: Patrick Manning
For Grades K-5 – Monthly challenges will be located in children’s area. Complete the challenge for a chance to win a small prize. For the April project, complete a spring flower word search!
Hands-On Computer Classes:
Wednesday, April 26, 2-3:30 p.m. – E-mail Basics, Part 1: Read, Respond, Write, & Print
Thursday, April 27, 2-3:30 p.m. – E-mail Basics, Part 2: Message Management
No registration is required; however, you must have a ticket to be admitted to each hands-on class. Class size is strictly limited to 15 participants. Tickets will be passed out ½ hour prior to each class time.
Mystery Book Discussions
The Mystery Book Lovers discussion group is an informal group of adult mystery readers. Our next discussion will be Chaos, by Patricia Cornwell on Wednesday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
NO BEER, NO MONEY, NO PENNANTS: The Cleveland Indians in the Depression Years
Author Scott Longert traces the progress of the Cleveland Indians in the Great Depression years from 1927 to 1936. It was a time for change, when radio came into play along with a huge new stadium in Cleveland, despite the fact that most fans did not have the money to buy a ticket. Prohibition ended and beer flowed freely in the ballpark. Hear the story of these colorful years. A book signing follows the program. Registration suggested. Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m.
No School Library Party
For students in grades 5 and up. Bring your friends and have some fun on your day off school. Please sign up. On Tuesday, May 2 at 2:30 p.m., see how many pieces of candy the tape ball will give up.
An interactive group for discussing all things cooking, comparing recipes, and trying new eats. First Tuesday of each month. Tuesday, May 2, 6 p.m.
How to Navigate the Medicare Maze
Turning 65 can be an exciting – and confusing – time in your life, especially when it comes to Medicare and the critical choices you need to make. Receiving Medicare benefits but don’t quite understand the system? This presentation guides you through the maze, answers your questions, and explains options regarding Medicare benefits. Tuesday, May 2, 6 p.m.
Solving the Museum of Dr. Jones: An “Escape Room” Program
Up to ten participants per event use their puzzle-solving talents, logic, communication skills, and ingenuity to escape the 4 challenging rooms of the “Nordonia Museum” within a one-hour time limit. Four sessions will be offered. Registration required – ticket entry only.
Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Join your fellow craft enthusiasts for daylong fun. Bring your own supplies. All crafts welcome. Lots of table space to spread out. Refreshments served. Come for an hour or the entire day. Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday Casual Reads
Join us the second Monday of each month for reader-to-reader book discussions, fun, and sharing with fellow light reading lovers. We will discuss That Darkness, by Lisa Black, on Monday, May 8 at 2 p.m.
3rd-4th Grade Bookclub
We will discuss the book 27 Magic Words by Sharelle Byars Moranville on Monday, May 8, at 4 p.m. over drinks and a snack.
Grab your crocheting/knitting needles and yarn and stitch the evening away. Join us the second Tuesday of each month for crocheting/knitting tips, friendship, advice and more. Refreshments will be served. Tuesday, May 9, 6-8 p.m.
Cookies and Conversation
The second Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m., meet to talk about what’s going on your life, school, town or the world. We’ll discuss philosophy, current events or whatever is on the group’s mind. And remember we have cookies! Wednesday, May 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Interested in candid, thought-provoking conversation? Join your fellow patrons at the Socrates Café, an informal adult discussion that takes place each month here at the library. The Cafe opens on Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. 16 & over, please.
Coffee & Conversation Book Discussion
Join us for some great conversation with your fellow Nordonia Hills readers! Our afternoon book discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month. Our next discussion is Thursday, May 11 at 2 p.m. We will discuss Atlantic or Pacific, each by Simon Winchester.
Join us for messy fun! Don’t forget to wear some old clothes, you may get messy. On Monday, May 15 at 6 p.m. we will make and reveal secret messages by using watercolor paints.
Social Security: How to Get the Most Out of Your Social Security Benefits
Paul Bernier, Retirement Planning Specialist, presents a program for anyone in or nearing retirement and interested in making informed decisions about the foundation of their retirement income plan. Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.
Writers’ Guild of Nordonia Hills
Writers wanted! New writers and old hands welcome: fiction, nonfiction, and everything in between. Have your work critiqued and give feedback to others in a fun and friendly environment. Please bring a sample of your work to share. Light snacks provided. Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, May 17.
Nordonia Hills Game Time
The library hosts a regular gaming “meet-up” each month for patrons who enjoy board games, cards, chess, role-playing, war games, and collectible card games. The next meet-up will be on Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join fellow local players – Sharpen your intellect – Enjoy the social aspects of games. Refreshments are served. No registration is necessary.
Join our program for families of all ages! One Monday a month at 6:30 p.m. we’ll get together for some great crafts. Monday, May 22 – Do your fairies need a new home? Come in and create one any fairy would love.
After School Club
For children in K-4th grade. Wednesday, May 24 at 4 p.m. –We will make bead fireflies and dragonflies.
Adult Coloring Night
Bring your own coloring book or choose from provided coloring pages and spend the evening relaxing and coloring with new friends. Tuesday, May 30, 6 p.m.
College Funding Workshop
The cost of a college education has skyrocketed and, as a result, many parents feel completely overwhelmed, with little to no guidance on how they can minimize the cost of college. College Funding Educators of America was formed to provide comprehensive education to parents so that they can maximize financial aid and understand various college funding strategies that will help reduce their family’s out-of-pocket expenses. Wednesday, May 30, 6:30 p.m.
Our library podcast, On Nonfiction, is available for listening on iTunes, and at http://nordoniahillslibrary.podomatic.com
For more information call the Nordonia Hills Library at 330-467-8595 or visit the library at 9458 Olde Eight Rd. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org