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9458 Olde Eight Road
Northfield, OH 44067
(330) 467-8595
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Library Hours:
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: Katie Hughes
Sue Huston
Melissa Recco
Shannon Wood

Monthly Challenges
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 May try the Memorial Day word search.

Socrates Café
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 8 at 6:30 p.m. 16 & over, please.

Yoga for Kids
Children between the ages 3-7 can join Nirvana Yoga for some yoga fun. Thursday, May 9, 11 a.m. Registration is appreciated.

Coffee & Conversation Book Discussion
Join us for some great conversation with your fellow Nordonia Hills readers! Our next discussion is Thursday, May 9, 2 p.m. to discuss Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton.

Crafters’ Corner
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 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teens Do Something
This is a great way for students in 5th through 12th grades to volunteer. We will meet one Saturday a month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to do a different type of project. Please contact us for more details. Saturday, May 11.

Digging Dinosaurs
Join Fossil Preparator & Vertebrate Paleontology Lab Manager Lee Hall from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History to learn how fossils are found and how CMNH scientists spend their summer living in the bone fields. Every summer, paleontologists from the Museum travel from Ohio to the badlands of Alberta, Canada. Their goal: find and excavate fossils of 75-million-year-old dinosaurs for the Southern Alberta Dinosaur Project. Hall shares the “bare-bones” lifestyle of scientists living in a field camp, and takes you into the badlands for a visit to some of current excavations. From Centrosaurus bone beds to Daspletosaurus skeletons, you’ll really “dig” it! Saturday, May 11, 1 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 English Wife by Lauren Willig on Monday, May 13 at 2 p.m.

Dungeons and Dragons
We are gathering Monday, May 13 at 6 p.m. Join our quest at your own peril! For more information, please ask Mistress Sue.

Let’s Eat!
For students in grade 5 and up. One Tuesday a month at 3:30 p.m. we will get together and create something delicious Tuesday, May 14 – Let’s microwave potatoes to make potato chips!

Stitch Clique
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 14, 6-8 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 15.

Folksongs of the Great Lakes
Adam Miller presents a live music performance from the Great Lakes, a sing-along program of traditional folksongs and ballads about shanty boys, freshwater sailors, log drivers, and lake freighters. Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m.

Nordonia Hill 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, May 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join fellow local players – Sharpen your intellect – Enjoy the social aspects of games. Refreshments served. No registration necessary.

Messy Monday
Messy Monday is one Monday a month. On Monday, May 20 at 4 p.m., we will do tie-dye art with baby wipes.

Medicare 101
Are you new to Medicare? Turning 65 soon? Leaving a company plan? This seminar will help you understand Medicare, what it covers and what it doesn’t. You will learn the difference between Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans and Part D Prescription Plans. Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.

Mystery Book Discussions
The Mystery Book Lovers discussion group is an informal group of adult mystery readers. Our next discussion will be on Midnight Sun by Jo Nesbo on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

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 28, 6 p.m.

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 8 and Apollo 11
Join Craig H. Williams, Senior Aerospace Engineer at the NASA Glenn Research Center, for a presentation on the 50th anniversary of two famous lunar missions: Apollo 8, the high-risk first lunar mission made by astronauts, and Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing. It also explains the contributions by the NASA Glenn Research Center which were fundamental to enable the mission. Tuesday, June 4, 6 p.m.

Summer Jazz Series – Theron Brown Trio
Digging into the roots of jazz, gospel & fusion, the Theron Brown Trio is in the business of making you feel good. This unforgettable trio is known in Northeast OH as something to get excited about! Thursday, June 6, 6:30 p.m.

From Santiago, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina: A Cruise to the End of the World
Kelly and Rich enjoy travelling. Their latest exploits took them to South America where they visited with penguins, went to the lighthouse at the end of the world and enjoyed the best meal they ever had in Buenos Aires. They want to share their trip highlights with you. Join them for a fascinating travelogue with lots of gorgeous photos! Tuesday, June 11, 6:30 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, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.

For more information call the Nordonia Hills Library at 330-467-8595 or visit the library at 9458 Olde Eight Rd. Email us at nordoniahills@akronlibrary.org