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Here are some pictures from recent craft programs:

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And here are some pictures from recent juvenile programs, Frozen Sing-A-Long and Family Fun Nights Beach Blanket Bash:

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (01/26/15-01/31/2015)

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Tuesday

Baby-N-Me Time
11 am
Bring your littlest learners for fun with stories, songs, and finger plays, creative art and playtime!  Ages 6-30 months recommended with a caregiver.  No registration necessary.

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information.

 

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (01/19/15-01/24/2015)

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 Monday

The Main Library and all of the branches will be closed Monday, January 19  - Martin Luther King, Jr Day.

Tuesday

Baby-N-Me Time
11 am
Bring your littlest learners for fun with stories, songs, and finger plays, creative art and playtime!  Ages 6-30 months recommended with a caregiver.  No registration necessary.

Thursday

Mystery Book Discussion
6 pm
It’s Potluck Night!  Join us as we enjoy our first meeting of the New Year with dinner & discussion.  Bring a favorite side dish, salad or dessert to share.  Main dish will be provided.  Be ready to discuss one of the following books:

FACEOFF David Baldacci

MURDER AT MULLINGS Dorothy Cannell

NEVER COMING BACK Tim Weaver

NINE DAYS: a mystery Minerva Koenig

NOTORIOUS Allison Brennan

 

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information.

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day Closing

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Martin-Luther-King-DayThe Main Library and all of the branches will be closed Monday, January 19  - Martin Luther King, Jr Day.

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (01/12/15-01/17/2015)

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Monday

Preschool Playroom
11 am
Play with your child and help you little one discover a whole new world through play!  We provide a variety of activities and toys for preschoolers to explore while making new friends.  Ages 1-5 with a caregiver.  No registration necessary.

Monday Food Days
6 pm
Learn How to Build a Healthy Snack for the New Year.  Katie Stitzel, Registered Dietitian from Green Market District, will be on hand to share tips and tricks to keeping that New Year’s resoltion.  Make a small sample to enjoy after the presentation.  Please register in advance.

Tuesday

Baby-N-Me Time
11 am
Bring your littlest learners for fun with stories, songs, and finger plays, creative art and playtime!  Ages 6-30 months recommended with a caregiver.  No registration necessary.

Friends of Portage Lakes Library Present:
A Look at the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
6 pm
The Friends of Portage Lakes Library will hold their annual election of officers and a brief meeting at 6 pm.  All are welcome to attend and asked to bring  hors d’evours to share.

Mel Vye will begin his presentation on North Korea at 6:30 pm.  Melvin Vye is Professor Emeritus of Electronic Engineering Technology at The University of Akron.  A world traveler, he has visited over 90 countries on all seven continents.  In September, 2013, he spent 16 days in North Korea.  Join us as he discusses the current state of affairs in North Korea and shares the pictures he took while there.

 Thursday

Family Fun Nights
Beach Blanket Bash
6 pm
Wear a swimsuit and bring your beach towel for some summertime fun to chase away the winter blahs

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information.

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (01/05/15-01/10/2015)

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Tuesday

Baby-N-Me Time
11 am
Bring your littlest learners for fun with stories, songs, and finger plays, creative art and playtime!  Ages 6-30 months recommended with a caregiver.  No registration necessary.

Thursday

Build it Club
6pm
Join us once a month for some building fun with our friends from Bricks 4 Kidz!  Build, play and explore with Legos.  All ages welcome.  No registration required.

Saturday

Saturday Morning Craft Club – Snowman Wine Glass
10:30 am
Turn a dollar store wine glass into a fabulous centerpiece with a little paint and creativity.  Class size is limited.  Please register in advance.  Ages 16 and up preferred.

Teen Craft – Snowmen Food Crafts
2 pm
Turn donuts and Oreo cookies into snowmen treats.  And let’s not forget the hot chocolate!  Learn how to make 3 different edible food crafts using store bought items.  For grades 5 and up.  Please register in advance.

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information.

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‘Tis the “Sporting” Season

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This is a busy time of year in the world of sports. The NBA is nearing the halfway mark of the regular season, and the NFL playoffs are set to begin this Saturday. Also, the NCAA Football Championship will take place on January 12th. Be sure tofootball tune in to all the action and watch your favorite teams and players compete for a championship. For more information on these sports, check out the Pro Football Encyclopedia, or Basketball: Steps to Success. Or you can learn more about specific teams, such as your hometown Cleveland Cavaliers.

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (12/29-1/03/2015)

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Tuesday

Penguin Paper Folding Crafts

Teen Tuesday is back during break.  Learn how to make a cool penguin, a baby penguin chick, and penguin trinket box by just folding paper. For grades 5 and up.  Please register in advance.

Wednesday

Wednesday, December 31

All Library locations will close at 5:00pm – New Year’s Eve

Thursday

Thursday, January 1

All Library locations will be closed – New Year’s Day

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information about these programs.

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New Year’s closings

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new-yearsThe Main Library and all of the branches will be closing Wednesday, December 31, at 5:00 pm and remaining closed Thursday, January 1  - New Years.

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This week at the Portage Lakes Branch Library (12/22-12/27/2014)

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Wednesday

Wednesday, December 24

All Library locations will be closed – Christmas Eve

Thursday

Thursday, December 25

All Library locations will be closed – Christmas

Please call the Portage Lakes Branch Library at 330-644-7050 for more information about these programs.

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