Nordonia Hills Branch Library Events as of December 20th

Nordonia Hills Branch 

Visit akronlibrary.org or call 330.467.8595 to register where required.

Adult Programs

Casual Reads

Light fiction book club

The second Monday of each month at 2 pm, we will get together to discuss light fiction books. Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion.

January 8 – Identity by Nora Roberts

February 12 – Someone Else’s Shoes by Jojo Moyes

Coffee and Conversation

Thursday Book Discussion

January 11, February, 2 pm

A monthly meeting to discuss fiction and nonfiction titles in a casual group setting. Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion.

January 11 – Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

February 8The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki

Wellness Yoga by the Books

Saturdays, January 13, February 10, 10:30 am

Improve your mobility and balance by practicing wellness yoga! Learn the health benefits and movements as you are safely anchored to a chair. Registration required.

Socrates Café

Adult Discussion and Philosophical Exploration

Wednesdays, January 24, February 14, 6:30 pm

A regular gathering of adults engaging in great conversation, exploring current events, thoughtful ideas, and reasoned debates. Come and take part, or just listen to the discussion! No registration necessary – No homework – No assigned reading. For adults.

Nordonia Hills Game Time – Board Games for Everyone

Saturdays, January 20, February 17, 10 am

Play games including chess, board and Euro games, role-playing games, mah-jongg, and regular and trading card games. All ages welcome.

Writer’s Guild of Nordonia Hills Writing group for aspiring writers

January 17, February 21, 6:30 pm 

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.

Mystery Book Discussion

Mystery lovers book club

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Join us to discuss a good mystery. Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion. Please register.

Titles are as follows:

January 31 Dead Mountain by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

February 28 The Third Victim by Phillip Margolin

March 27 – Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien

Children’s Programs

Baby Time

Thursdays, January 4, January 1, February 1, February 15, 10:15 a.m.

Baby Time features books, bounces, songs, and bubbles followed by a playtime. Baby Time is for ages 2 and under. Register online, by phone, or in person.

Story Time

Thursdays, January 4, January 11, February 1, February 15, 11:30 a.m.

Story time features stories, rhymes, music, sometimes flannels, and bubbles followed by a playtime.

Story Time is for children ages 3-5. Register online, by phone, or in person

Paws for Reading

Tuesday January 9, February 13, March 12, 6:30 pm

Monday, January 22, February 26, March 25, 6:30 pm

Read a book to a certified therapy dog. Bring a book or read one of ours! This is a terrific way for children to practice their literacy skills and gain more confidence in reading aloud. Children of all ages are welcome. Register online, by phone, or in person

Messy Monday

Join us for some messy fun at 6:15pm. Remember to wear some old clothes, you may get messy. Register online, by phone, or in person.

January 29- Sparkly Winter Paintings-Enjoy a process art activity but creating a beautiful winter painting with paint, glue, and Epsom salt.

February 19- Yarn Art-Glue different colors of yarn onto a canvas to make and design your own artwork

School Age Programs

Thrilling Thursdays

Thursday, 4 pm

Join us after school at 4 pm for some fun activities.    .

January 18– Hex Bugs-Design a maze with different pathways and obstacles out of various materials and then use the hex bugs to see how they respond.

February 22– Build a hovercraft with miscellaneous materials and then we will race them.

March 28- Wind Damage-School Readiness Tool Kit-Build a tower that is as tall and durable as possible, and then test the structure in the wind by placing a fan in front of it. Will the tower withstand the windstorm? This activity introduces children to trial-and-error and problem solving.

Teen Programs

Dungeons and Dragons

Second & Fourth Mondays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm January 8 & 22, February 12 & 26

Join our quest at your own peril! Bring your dice and your tankard. Snacks provided. For more information, please ask Mistress Sue.

Teen Café

On the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm, we’ll try something new. Maybe a craft, a recipe, or a new skill.

Thursday, January 18th Make your own felted coffee sleeve.

Thursday, February 15h Miss Sue will provide all different kinds of material and you will design your own cell phone stand.

Teen Lit Loot

Grades 6-12 are invited to register for our book box service: Lit Loot! Each box will contain two books and an assortment of goodies. Register in person, or by phone at330-467-8595.

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