Nordonia Hills Branch Library Events as of March 27th

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:

March 27 – Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien

April 24 – Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry

May 29 – City Under One Roof by Iris Yamashita

 

Coffee and Conversation 

Thursday Book Discussion

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. 

April 4Amazing Grace Adams by Fran Littlewood

May 9Keeper of Stories by Sally Page

June 13 – The Storm We Made by Vanessa Chan

 

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.

May 13 The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg

June 10 – Readers’ Choice

 

Socrates Café

Adult Discussion and Philosophical Exploration

Wednesdays, April 3, May 8, June 12, 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

April 17, May 15, June 19, 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, April 20, May 18, June 15, 10 am

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

 

Navigating the Maze of Medicare Plans

Tuesday, April 30, 6:30 pm

Sharon Honroth from Kaz Company Medicare Plans will be returning to the Library to present an educational program to take the mystery out of Medicare.

 

MS Word 1

Monday, May 6 2:00 pm 

Learn Microsoft Word basics including the ribbon; backstage views, opening and creating documents/PDFs

 

MS Word 2

Wednesday, May 8 2:00 pm

Learn more about Microsoft Word, including formatting text & paragraphs, and creating lists

 

MS Word 3

Friday, May 10 2:00 pm

Learn more about Microsoft Word, including setting up Word docs and columns, hyperlinks, headers & footers.

 

Children’s Program

 

Baby Time

Thursdays, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 9, June 6, June 13 ,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, April 4, April 18, May 2, May 9, June 6, June 13, 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

Tuesdays, April 9, May 14, June 11,6:30 p.m.

Mondays, April 29, June 24, 6:30 p.m.

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

 

School Age Programs

Thrilling Thursdays 

Thursday, 4 pm 

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

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.

May 16 –Woven craft stick butterflies

 

Cosi Learning Lunch Box

Water Exploration

Friday, April 19, 3:30

We will explore the Water Learning Lunch Box from Cosi. This kit has most of the supplies in it.  Some of the activities we will do together and some you will explore at home.

 

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.

April 29-Spring tree blossoms

May 20- Bottle Flower Art-Make a bottle flower art piece using lid caps, plastic bottle, and piper cleaners. Decorate it with paint, duct tape, etc.

June 17-Water bead painting-Explore painting with water beads.

 

Teen Programs 

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.

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.

 

Dungeons and Dragons

Second & Fourth Mondays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, April 22 & May 13, June 10 & 24

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

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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