WARREN-TRUMBULL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Main Library will be closed all day on Sunday. The Main Library is typically open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. For a complete list of library hours, visit www.wtcpl.org.
BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Ohio Historical Society has recognized the library as a significant part of Ohio history by awarding it an official Ohio historical marker. The designation honors the library as an important and educational part of local history.
A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will be held at 2 p.m. April 26 on the front lawn of the library. The Friends of the Bristol Public Library, Bristol Historical Society and the Bristol Public Library welcomes the public to share in and witness this event.
For more information, contact Cheryl French at 330-889-3651.
YOUNGSTOWN-MAHONING COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
The library will offer a new kit available for checkout at 10 a.m. Monday, the “OH WOW! STEM Exploration Kit,” which will include a family four-pack of passes to visit OH WOW! for free during the checkout period. The kits focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning and offer the OH WOW! passes, plus books and information on science activities. Library cardholders can check out the kit and use the passes for up to four guests to visit OH WOW! at no charge. Making Kids Count provided the donation which enabled the library to purchase the OH WOW! memberships. The library is located at 305 Wick Ave., Youngstown.
NEWTON FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Monday, 6 p.m.: Easy to learn, relaxing, and fun: Zentangle is a way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Come learn how at the free class. For adults and kids ages 12 and up. Space is limited.
April 30, 11 a.m.: Join us for an hour of learning through play at the Community Play Date. Games, activities, and educational experiences will be available for children younger than 6. Coffee and snacks will be provided for the grown-ups. Adults are encouraged to play with their children, and must remain in the room at all times. Call to register.
Free seeds are available to plant in your garden this year. Come check out our seed library, located by the Children’s desk.
April 26, 5 p.m.: Deadline for the 29th annual Poetry and Short Prose Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Newton Falls Public Library. Poems of any length and prose up to 300 words can be submitted, up to three entries per person. Winners will be announced on May 21 and the first-, second-, and third-place entries in each age group will receive a cash prize. Contact the library for more information.
The Friends of the Newton Falls Public Library are currently running their spring membership drive. Anyone who becomes a member or renews their membership between March 3 and May 20 will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire HD. Contact the library for more details.
Thursday at 6 p.m.: Book Discussion, reading “A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France” by Caroline Moorehead. Copies of the book are available for borrowing at the circulation desk. Refreshments will be served.
Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.: Students in grades 4 through 8 can participate in “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.
MCKINLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
The McKinley Memorial Library Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Monday. The meeting will be held in the Clayman Community Room at the McKinley Birthplace Home & Research Center, 40 S. Main Street, Niles.
KINSMAN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Celebrate National Library Week at Kinsman Free Public Library April 13 -19. Thursday is Patron Appreciation Day from noon to 6 p.m. the library will serve refreshments to say thanks. Adults who check out items during the month of April can register to win an Amazon Kindle. See details at the library. Freebies and handouts in every department.
The library is now accepting donations for the May Book Sale until April 26. Books, paperbacks, movies, computer games, music and more for kids, teens and adults are needed. Please no magazines, RD condensed books, or encyclopedias. Library staff can help with unloading if needed, just call ahead.
Book Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 and May 5 through 8 (during regular library hours).
There is still room to register children (3-8 years) for Max and Ruby’s Easter Eggstravaganza to be held on April 21. Register in the Children’s Department. Hunt eggs, search for the chocolate chicken, hear stories and more.
NEWTON FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Do you believe? At 1:30 p.m. today, Doug Waller from the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation will be giving a talk on Bigfoot.
Help the library start its summer garden off right. Kids in grades K-6 can come to Garden Club at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Plant seeds and enjoy activities and stories about gardening and healthy eating. Call the library to register.
Patrons of all ages are invited to submit to the 29th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Newton Falls Public Library. Poems of any length and prose up to 300 words can be submitted, up to three entries per person. Entries must be in by 5 p.m. on April 26. Winners will be announced on May 21 and the first-, second-, and third-place entries in each age group will receive a cash prize. Contact the library for more information.
The Friends are currently running their spring membership drive. Anyone who becomes a member or renews their membership now through May 20 will be entered into a drawing to win a Kindle Fire HD. Contact the library for more details.
HUBBARD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Hubbard Friends of the Library will have a mini book sale during the Hubbard Public Open House from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Books will be for sale in the main meeting room. The sale will feature cook, garden, crafts, history, kids, fiction and mystery books. There will also be a huge selection of puzzles and games. All funds generated benefit the library. Donations of books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles and games are always welcome at the circulation desk during regular library hours. Call President Bonnie Viele at 330-534-1394 for more details.
NEWTON FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Do you believe? At 1:30 p.m. April 12, Doug Waller from the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot will talk about the legend. Tickets at the library.
Garden Club, 7 p.m. April 15. Kids in grades K-6 plant seeds and enjoy activities and stories about gardening and healthy eating. Call the library to register.
Community Play Date, 11 a.m. Wednesday and April 30. Games, activities, and educational experiences will be available for children under the age of 6. Coffee and snacks will be provided for the grown-ups. Call to register.
Free seeds are available to plant in your garden this year. Come check out the seed library, located by the children’s desk.