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Monday, September 15
4:00 - 7:00 PM

Story Walk

Autumn Evening Story Walk

For all ages.  Children under 5 should be accompanied by an adult.

Read a book together outside as you stroll in the evening air.

This program will be cancelled in bad weather.


Monday, September 15
7:00 PM

Local Author Talk
Meet local Tallmadge author Amanda Flower, as she talks about her newest book, MURDER, SIMPLY STITCHED.


Tuesday, September 16
5:30 PM

Teen Movie Night

For grades 6-12

Participants will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a DVD copy of the movie.


Wednesday, September 17
4:30 PM

School Age Program

Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag

For grades K – 5.

Cool off with an ice cream treat you make yourself!

Please register, limit 20.


Thursday, September 18
10:00 AM For ages 2 – 3
11:30 AM For ages 3 – 5

Preschool Special Event

Superhero Training Camp

Self-directed discovery and sensory play stations will allow parents and children to develop super skills together.  Wear a cape or costume if you wish.

Please register for one session only. Limit 20.


Saturday, September 20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Paws for Reading

Every first and third Saturday of the month, 1-2 pm

Look for therapy dogs, Caesar or Sophie, in the Children’s area and improve your reading skills by reading to a furry friend.  Bring along a book you are reading or choose one from our shelves

 

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Teen Bulletin Board

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The next time you are in the library, make sure to stop by the Teen Area and see how many of the library related words you can find in our interactive word search bulletin board.

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It’s National Teddy Bear Day

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National Teddy Bear Day takes place on September 9th and is celebrated by young and old alike all over the world. Today is the day to shower your teddy with extra love and affection. Take your teddy on a trip, throw a tea party or have a picnic together. Teddy bears have been loved by children for generations and in exchange for a few hugs and cuddles, they offer a lifetime of comfort and companionship to their owners.

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Here are some books for Teddy Bear lovers of all ages:

Especially for younger readers:

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Where’s my Teddy? by Jez Alborough

Biscuit and the Lost Teddy Bear by Alyssa Capucilli

Teddy Bear Teddy Bear: a Traditional Rhyme by Timothy Bush

Especially for collectors:

The Teddy Bear Sourcebook for Collectors and Artists by Argie Manolis

A Collector’s History of the Teddy Bear by Patricia N. Schoonmaker

The Ultimate Teddy Bear Book by Pauline Cockrillpicture_pattern_page

Especially for knitters:

The Knitted Teddy Bear by Sandra Polley

Here is a fun project for knitters who would like to make a difference in the life of a young child: www.motherbearproject.org

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Monday, September 8
6:30 PM

Book Discussion

AT HOME by Bill Bryson

 


Thursday, September 11
6:30 PM

Local Author Talk

Join Jeff Iula, the All-American Soap Box Derby general manager, as he talks about the history of the Derby and his book, HOW I SAW IT: MY PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY OF THE SOAPBOX DERBY

 


Friday, September 12
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Baby Play Group

For babies up to 24 months and their caregiver

Join with other moms, dads, grandmas, and caregivers for baby’s first group play experience.

 

  

 

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Staff Picks

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These may be titles we’re currently reading, books that have been recommended to us by our patrons, or even books that have caught our eye as they have come across the service desk. If you like what you see, you may place a hold by clicking on a photo or on a title.

       

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie ~ Laura Numeroff
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young boy’s day.

Underwater Counting: Even Numbers ~ Jerry Pallotta
Learn to count from zero to fifty, counting even numbers by two. Sound complicated? Not so, with page after page of unique and fascinating sea creatures to discover.

The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence ~ Gavin de Becker
THE GIFT OF FEAR will help you separate real from imagined danger, give you confidence in a sometimes threatening world, and make your life measurably safer.

Duck and Goose Go to the Beach ~ Tad Hills
Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn’t. He doesn’t see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they’re happy right where they are? But then Goose sees the ocean and loves it. Who doesn’t? Well, Duck, for one.

Fiendish ~ Brenna Yovanoff
Clementine DeVore, seventeen, is determined to learn what happened ten years ago that led to her magical imprisonment and problems in her town, but a dangerous attraction to Fisher, the boy who freed her, town politics, and the terrifying Hollow get in the way.

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Coming in September

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September is National Sewing Month

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In honor of National Sewing Month, the Tallmadge Branch Library is displaying an antique sewing machine on loan from the Akron/Canton Chapter of the American Sewing Guild. The antique sewing machine, along with information on the sewing guild will be on display throughout the month of September. To find out more about the American Sewing Guild, you can visit their website by clicking here.

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Monday, September 1

All Library locations will be closed Monday, September 1 – Labor Day

 


 

Thursday, September 4
3:00 - 4:30 PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Do you want to learn to knit or crochet? Do you like to share techniques and get new ideas? All levels of expertise and all ages are welcome. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult helper.


Saturday, September 6
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Paws for Reading

Every first and third Saturday of the month, 1-2 pm

Look for therapy dogs, Caesar or Sophie, in the Children’s area and improve your reading skills by reading to a furry friend.  Bring along a book you are reading or choose one from our shelves

 

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Mind, Body & Sole

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August 30th marks the end of another successful Mind, Body & Sole Summer Reading program. During the twelve week program, the Tallmadge Branch had 771 patrons of all ages register and commit to reading for 26 days. Staff would like to thank all of our participants and our teen volunteers for helping to make this year such a success.

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But remember, the fun isn’t over yet! If you read for 26 days AND walked for 26 miles you have been entered into the end-of-summer grand prize drawing taking place during the library’s 140th anniversary celebration. The anniversary celebration will be held at Main Library on September 13th. There will be photo booth opportunities, crafts for children and entertainment for all ages so you won’t want to miss it!

You can find out more information about the library’s anniversary celebration here.

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Craft Database

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Fall is the perfect time to relax with your favorite hobby or craft. And the library can help! Visit the library website at akronlibrary.org and click on our hobbies and crafts reference center located in the “Do It Yourself” secion under the databases tab.

Here you will find free cross stitch patterns in full color, juggling instruction, sewing videos and patterns, and books and articles on everything from art collecting, applique and beekeeping to winemaking and woodworking.

Whatever your unique interest, you can find new ideas and information here.

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