Nordonia Hills Branch Library Events as of February 16th

Nordonia Hills Branch  

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

Adult Programs

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: 

February 28 The Third Victim by Phillip Margolin 

March 27 – Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien  

May 29 – City Under One Roof by Iris Yamashita 

Coffee and Conversation  

Thursday Book Discussion 

March 7, 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.  

March 7 Honor by Thrity Umrigar 

April 4Amazing Grace Adams by Fran Littlewood 

May 9Keeper of Stories by Sally Page 

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. 

March 11 – The Woman’s March by Jennifer Chiaverini 

May 13 The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg 

Socrates Café 

Adult Discussion and Philosophical Exploration 

Wednesdays, March 13, April 3 6:30 pm   

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

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

 February 21, March 20, April 17, May 15 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. 

Nordonia Hills Game Time – Board Games for Everyone 

Saturdays, February 17, April 20, May 18 10 am 

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

Children’s Program 

Baby Time 

Thursdays, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, 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, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, 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, March 12, April 9, May 14, 6:30 pm 

Monday, February 26, March 25, April 29, 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. 

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

March 4-Bubble Art-Make beautiful art prints with bubbles.  

April 29-Spring tree blossoms 

School Age Programs 

Thrilling Thursdays  

Thursday, 4 pm  

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

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.  

April 25– CD Wind Spinners-Decorate a cd with assorted gems and jewels and make wind spinner. Observe it in action 

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. 

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

March 4-Bubble Art-Make beautiful art prints with bubbles.  

April 29-Spring tree blossoms  

Teen Programs  

Dungeons and Dragons 

Second & Fourth Mondays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, February  26, March 11 & 25, April 22 & May 13 

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 will try something new. Maybe a craft, a recipe, or a new skill. 

Thursday, March 21 This month come in and learn how to make microwave chips and homemade dip. 

Thursday, April 18 We are creating bookmarks with fancy stitches, cool folds, and metal. Try making one style or try them all. 

Thursday, May 16 Join us this month to create your own rune stone dice. 

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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