Wednesday, June 12 at 2:00 pm: A Magical Universe Magic Show

Alans Promo photoMagicians Jason and Stacy Alan will perform a free magic show for families with children ages 3 and up. Their show, A Magical Universe, will keep you on the edge of your seat as all your senses are engaged with their high-energy and interactive performance.

Registration is not required. Stop in the Dubois Children’s Reading Room starting at 1:30 p.m. for a boarding pass. Space is limited.

Thursday, June 6 at 2:00 pm: The Scope on Gyroscopes

GyroscopeChildren entering grades K – 6 can spend an hour learning about gyroscopes – amazing devices that can defy gravity! Learn why gyroscopes work, how they are used in everyday life and outer space, and get a chance to play with a gyroscope yourself!

Register online or call the Youth Services department at 330.673.4414.

Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 pm: Out of This World Pop Culture

UFOEducator and 1950s – 60s pop culture enthusiast Bill Brauning offers a program that is “Out of This World!”  From the early 1950s, Hollywood has had a fascination with Flying Saucers, sparked in part by the U.S. Air Force’s investigation of UFOs called Project Blue Book.

Enjoy a look back at the many films that feature flying saucers in this free multi-media program. No registration is required. For more information, contact Adult Services at 330.673.4414.

Monday, June 3 at 7:00 pm: Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

Hillbilly ScienceFamilies with children ages 3 and up can enjoy The Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular, an amazing stage show that combines clean, family humor with educational material. With fast-paced antics, visual props, audience participation, and amazing science experiments, kids will get excited about learning!

Registration is not required for this free program. Stop in the Dubois Children’s Reading Room starting 30 minutes prior to the show for a ticket. Space is limited.

Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 pm: Myster Author Julie Chase

Julie ChaseMeet mystery author Julie Chase!  Chase is a mystery-loving pet enthusiast who hopes to make readers smile as they read her books.

She will describe her writing process and inspiration for her books, which will be available for purchase and signing.

No registration is required for this free program. For more information, contact the Information Desk at 33.673.4414.

Friday, May 24 at 2:00 pm: Rockin’ Robots

Families with children of all ages are invited to enjoy a 45 minute dance performance featuring the Rockin’ Robots.
Registration is not required. Boarding passes will be passed out 30 minutes prior to the show. Space is limited.

Friday, August 2: Summer Reading Program Wraps Up

Be sure to return Summer Reading Program Records, for both Adults and Children, by 6:00 pm when the library closes on Friday, August 2.  Grand prize drawings will be conducted on Saturday, August 3 and winners will be notified via email or telephone.

Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm: Les Roberts Mystery Author

Les RobertsMeet mystery author Les Roberts and hear him describe his writing process and inspiration for his Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Roberts is the author of over 20 novels, has written for television and film, and is currently a film and literary critic. He is past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer’s League. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, and a teacher. In 2003, he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award.

No registration is required for this free program. For more information, contact the Information Desk at 33.673.4414.

Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 am: American Girl Spotlight, Molly

American Girl fans in grades K-6 are invited to join us for a celebration of all things Molly! Bring your doll and learn more about Molly’s time period with fun games and activities that Molly herself would have enjoyed, including human and doll-sized crafts! Children are welcome to bring and doll with them- she does not need to be an American Girl doll or Molly specifically-however, the doll-sized crafts will be sized for dolls around 18″ tall.
Registration required, begins May 11.