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 March project, try our Animal Sound Word Search!
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, March 8 at 2 p.m. We will discuss Radium Girls by Kate Moore.
Friends of the Library Book Sale – new public hours!
The Friends of Nordonia Hills Branch Library will hold their Spring Book Sale Friday, March 9, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. AND Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A $4.00 bag sale begins at 2 p.m. Saturday.
The preview sale for Friends members is Friday, March 9, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Memberships starting at $5.00 may be purchased at the door. You must be a member to attend.
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
Kim Mozzochi with the Area Agency on Aging conducts this FREE exercise series, geared toward older adults wanting to improve strength, flexibility and muscle tone. The sessions meet twice per week for a 12-week period. Registration is strongly encouraged, as space is limited. This series may be cancelled due to low attendance. Mondays and Tuesdays, March 12 – May 29, 10:30 – 11:30 a.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 The Inn at Rose Harbor, by Debbie Macomber, on Monday, March 12 at 2 p.m.
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. On Monday, March 12 – Spread the luck of the Irish and come make a Shamrock Wand.
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, March 13, 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, March 14 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, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. 16 & over, please.
Cleveland Radio Tales
We welcome back authors Mike and Jan Olszewski, who will tell stories of some of the most eccentric personalities in Cleveland radio history! These tales are mostly from the 1960s to 1990s, on-air and off-air antics of radio hosts who performed, battled, broke news stories, discovered new musical acts, and tried any stunt to draw listeners. Refreshments served. Registration suggested. Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m.
Nordonia Hills Game Time
Join our 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, March 17, 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.
Messy Monday is one Monday a month. We will make paper towel art on Monday, March 19, 6 p.m.
Wellness Yoga: Yoga Off the Mat
Learn soothing stretches that you can incorporate into your daily life in this gentle yoga series with Diane Bielecki, who graduated from the Cleveland Clinic School of Yoga. No mat is needed – stretches are done standing or in a chair. Please dress in comfortable clothing and arrive 5-10 minutes early so that class may begin on time. This class is limited to twenty participants, and registration is strongly suggested. Tuesdays, March 20; April 3, 17; May 1, 15, 29, 6:30 p.m.
After School Club
On Wednesday, March 21 at 4 p.m., make a jelly bean sculpture.
Looking for earrings to compliment that special outfit? Come make them! In this class you will learn to use the proper tools and techniques to create a pair of earrings. Come a few minutes early to pick out your beads. This class is limited to twenty participants, so registration is strongly suggested. Wednesday, March 21, 6 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, March 21.
Magic With The Alans
Jason and Stacy Alan bring their unique high energy show to Nordonia Hills, jam-packed from start to finish with powerful magic, hilarious audience interaction, and memorable moments. Refreshments served. Registration suggested. Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m.
Teens Do Something
Need volunteer hours? Join us one Saturday a month from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., and drop in at any time. The next meeting will be on Saturday, March 24. Some of the projects we’ll be doing are making library decorations, creating busy bags for Akron Children’s Hospital, and cleaning library books and shelves. Any questions please ask Miss Sue.
Teen Mini Makerspace
For students in grade 5 and up. One Tuesday a month at 6:30 p.m., we will get together and create using a different medium each time. On Tuesday, March 26, try origami with candy wrappers – the best part is that you get to eat the candy!
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, March 27, 6 p.m.
Mystery Book Discussions
The Mystery Book Lovers discussion group is an informal group of adult mystery readers. Our next discussion will be “Reader’s Choice” of Ian Rankin mystery on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m.
Chardon Polka Band Concert
The Chardon Polka Band adds a colorful twist and new life to the polka, playing both traditional pieces as well as popular covers of modern songs. Refreshments served. Registration suggested. Thursday, March 29, 7 p.m.
Compete to win prizes as you play your favorite classic games like Pac-Man and Mario Kart 64 with other game lovers, or just play for fun in a casual and friendly environment. All ages welcome. Registration is suggested. Saturday, March 31, 1-4 p.m.
Paint your own masterpiece and discover your creativity! Each artist will have a finished painting to take home at the end of the night. Sign-ups are limited to two spots per person. Both nights will feature the same painting, so sign ups per person are limited to one night each. Sixteen and over, please. All supplies provided, and registration is strongly encouraged by calling 330-467-8595, or by stopping in the library. Wednesday, April 4 and Wednesday, May 2, 6-8 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, April 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Paws for Reading
Read a book to Edmund, a certified therapy dog. Bring a book or read one of ours! This is a great way for children to practice their literacy skills and gain more confidence in reading aloud. Children of all ages are welcome. Tuesday, April 10, 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