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 May project, create your own comic strip!
Senior Benefits Workshop
Join us for an educational program for seniors on Social Security, Medicare enrollment, and long-term care. Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m.
The library will be closed Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day.
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. Tuesday, May 30, 6:30 p.m.
Plan for Your Stuff
We all have stuff, and some of us have lots of stuff! At some point, we (or our families) will have to deal with our stuff. This can be a big and emotionally challenging job. Andrew Richmond discusses why you need to plan for your stuff, helpful planning tips, when & how to get an appraisal, ways of selling your personal property, and how to prepare yourself mentally. Registration is suggested. Thursday, June 1, 7 p.m.
Thursdays, June 1-June 22, 10:15 a.m.
For children 24 months and under with a parent or caregiver. Our programs feature bounces, songs, and stories.
Toddler Story Time
Thursdays, June 1-June 22, 11:15 a.m.
For children 2-3 years old, with two-year-olds accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Short stories, rhymes, and more!
Preschool Story Time
Thursday, June 1-June 22, 12:30 pm
For children 3-5 years old, not yet in Kindergarten. Stories, rhymes, and more!
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, June 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
3rd-4th Grade Book Club
We will discuss the book Life According to Dani by Rose Lagercrante (AR 3.4 Pts 1) on Monday, June 5, at 4 p.m. over drinks and a snack.
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. Wednesdays, June 7 and 21, July 5 and 19, 6:30 p.m.
School Age Fun!
Tuesdays at 2 p.m. For students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.
June 6-Bingo- It’s a game of BINGO! Who will be are lucky winners?
June 13- Realm of the Reptile –See some awesome reptiles and learn some interesting information about them.
June 20 – Bubble Lady-Witness some amazing bubbles. You want believe your eyes!
June 27 – Mad Science-A science theme show that is designed to amaze and inspire.
July 4- LIBRARY IS CLOSED
July 11 – Rick Smith Jr., Guinness world record holder, actor, and magician will entertain us with his magic and illusions.
July 18 – Rockin’ Robots-Lets rock with some musical robots.
July 25 – Lindsay Bonilla – Interactive storyteller from World of Difference will share some wonderful stories
For students in grade 5 and up.
Thursdays at 2 p.m. between June 8 and July 27.
June 8 – We are going to dye cloth with plants like dandelions, onions and nuts. What colors do you think we’ll get?
June 15 – Jeff Nicholas is back to draw cartoons with us.
June 22 – Join Miss Sue for Glow in the Dark Fun and Games.
June 29 – 5th Annual Paper Airplane Races! Come race your designs against other worthy opponents.
July 6 – Come in and make an earbud holder.
July 13 – Create a wire ring for yourself or a friend.
July 20 – Make a balloon powered race car & race your friends
July 27 – No Sew T-Shirt Bag. Make your own no-sew, upcycled t-shirt bag. All supplies provided, unless you would like to bring your own t-shirt to turn into a bag.
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, June 8 at 2 p.m. We will discuss Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles.
James Rome teaches how to roast your own coffee beans at home, featuring a demonstration and samples. It is simple to learn, saves money, and makes better coffee. Registration is suggested. Thursday, June 8 at 7 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 the Reader’s Choice of a book for our 11th anniversary on Monday, June 12 at 2 p.m.
Join us for messy fun! Don’t forget to wear some old clothes, you may get messy. On Monday, June 12, 6 p.m. we will try painting with fly swatters.
Teens Do Something
This is a new way for kids going into 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet twice a month on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. to do a different type of project. Some of the things we’re going to be doing are make survival bracelets for the military, cards for shut-ins and cookies for firefighters. Any questions please ask Miss Sue. June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22.
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, June 13, 6-8 p.m.
The Novel in You: Introduction to Novel Writing
In this six-part writing workshop, each session will provide an in-depth look at a different part of writing, including how to create realistic characters, dialogue and plot, and the tools necessary for bringing out the best of the writer’s work. This unique program is designed to provide encouragement and guidance to both beginning and seasoned writers. Registration is requested. Tuesdays, June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, and 25, 6:30 p.m.
Students going into Kindergarten through fourth grades are invited to join Miss Sue for a story and a craft. Bring your lunch and your listening ears. Dessert and beverages will be provided! Please register. Wednesday, June 14 – July 12, 12:30-2 pm
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, June 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, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. 16 & over, please.
Dr. U R Awesome is the current Guinness World Record Holder in both indoor and outdoor bubbles. He is also a skilled bubbleologist. Saturday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m.
An interactive group for discussing all things cooking, comparing recipes, and trying new eats. Third Tuesday of each month. Tuesday, June 20, 7 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, June 21.
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, June 24, 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, June 26 – Join Miss Sue and make a sun catcher wind chime.
Puppy Training 101
Start your puppy off right and learn the tips and tricks of training a well-behaved puppy from Drew and Michele Delgross of Pet State University. This one-hour seminar will start you out with housetraining, basic commands, and more, but is for owners only – please do not bring your puppy. Registration is suggested. Wednesday, June 28, 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 a Charles Finch mystery on Wednesday, June 28 at 7 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