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.