NEWTON FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the Warren Miniatures Association will give an informative presentation on the hobby. Each participant will make and take home their own miniature project. The program is free but registration is required, so visit or call the library today to register.
Kids in grades K-6 are invited to register for Garden Club. Learn about plants, gardening and healthy eating while growing a vegetable garden. Dress to work hard and get dirty. Garden Club will meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. The program may be canceled in the event of bad weather. Call to register.
Help set up and set off some crazy and messy science experiments on the lawn at Outdoor Science at 11 a.m. July 10 and 24. For kids in grades K-6. Program may be canceled in the event of bad weather. Call to register.
The Newton Falls Public Library’s technology educator, Cynthia Casterline, will teach 90-minute classes on three Mondays and one Saturday each month. At 6 p.m. on Monday, she’ll teach a class on PowerPoint. The hands-on workshop will teach how to create slideshows. At 6 p.m. July 14, she’ll teach Blogging 101. Participants must have an email address, Internet skills, and some typing skills. Call to register.
Summer Reading programs are under way. Register any time the library is open, read at home, and check in once per week to receive a prize. Teens: earn one scratch-off ticket for each book checked out, up to 10 a week. There will be weekly prizes and a grand prize drawing for a Sony mp3 player. Adults write a review for each book checked out. Weekly drawings will be held, as well as a grand prize drawing for a Kindle Paperwhite at the end of the summer.
Every Wednesday, kids can enjoy stories, songs, games and crafts at Baby Bugs, for ages 6 months to 36 months, and Story Time, for ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. Baby Bugs is held at 10:30 a.m. and Story Time at 11 a.m. Call to register.
Stories on the Lawn will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Stories, games and fun are geared for ages 2 1/2 to 5. Children of all ages and their families are welcome. Program will be held inside in the event of bad weather.
Kids entering grades K-6 can join the at Summer Read Club at 2 p.m. Wednesdays. There will be new activities every week.
Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., students in grades 4 to 8 can join Book Bites. Participants are to bring along anything they are reading, share it with the group, find out what others are reading, and enjoy an afternoon snack. Register anytime.
On Thursday at 4:30 p.m., kids entering grades 4 to 8 can join the Divergent program. Take the test and find out your faction. Enjoy games and discussion about the award-winning book and movie. Register anytime.
Ages 6 months to 36 months can enjoy outside sensory games at Sunshine Babies at 11 a.m. July 17. Dress to get messy, and wear sunblock. Register.
Anyone interested in keeping bees or who would like to know more about how honey gets from nectar to table, Joe Duriak, an Ohio beekeeper, will be give a free presentation at 6 p.m. July 17.
Kids entering grades 4 to 8 can become Heroes of Olympus at 4:30 p.m. July 31. Take up the quest and enjoy games and activities based on the best-selling Percy Jackson books by Rick Riordan. Call to register anytime.
MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
“Literary Elements” is the theme of McKinley Memorial Library’s 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program, combining science and literature.
Read a book or audiobook and enter your book review to earn chances to win prizes. The grand prize is a Kindle.
The program begins Monday and continues until Aug. 22 . For more information, call the library or visit their website. The program is open to all readers 18 and older with a valid library card in good standing.