Monday, Aug. 21 at 10 am: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Direction Home Akron-Canton Area Agency On Aging and Disabilities will be leading another 8 week session of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention. This program will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays and consists of warm-up and cool-down exercises, one or two movements per class, breathing techniques, and Tai Chi principles relating to improving physical and mental balance. Registration is required and begins on Monday, August 7 at 9:00 am. Registration is for the entire series.  Adults 18+.  Space is limited.

Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 6 pm: Pokémon Club

Whether you like to battle, trade, or just discuss all things Pokémon, this club is for you! Bring your cards and decks and join us for an hour of poke-tastic fun! For grades preK – 8. Registration is required.

Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 pm: MindBody/Wellness: The Health Benefits of Nature

Dr. Fawn Gordon is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Counselor Educator at Ursuline College in the Counseling and Art Therapy Department. She has presented nationally on the therapeutic benefits of nature. Join this session to learn more about how nature can help foster mindfulness, decrease stress, and boost overall well-being.

Registration is required and begins on Monday, July 31 at 9:00 am.

Saturday, Aug. 12 at 11 am: Junior Coders Club

Children preschool aged – entering grade 3 are invited to join us for screen-free activities that explore coding, robotics, circuits, and more.

Registration is required and begins one week in advance of each meeting. Space is limited.

Acme Community Cashback Returns

The library will again collect receipts showing a Community Cash Back value, in order to earn money to support the library.  Acme Fresh Market will donate 5% of the total amount of Cash Back on receipts dated August 1, 2023 – February 15, 2024.  Bring your receipts to the Check Out Desk.

Here’s how the program works:
1. Shop at any Acme Fresh Market August 1, 2023 – February 15, 2024.
2. When you buy participating brands, you’ll see a note on the bottom of the receipt saying “Community Cash Back Earned Today.”
3.  If you earned Cash, save the receipt and bring it to the Check Out Desk by February 19, 2024.  Put your receipts in the drop box on the desk.

Want to make it even easier for us?
Collect a month’s worth of receipts at a time. Highlight or circle the Community Cash Back Box on each receipt. Tally up all the receipts and place a total on the top receipt. Secure them together, or place inside a clear plastic bag and bring them in!