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Library News: Aug. 10, 2016

Published: August 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Food Olympics:

Cooking contest set

Show off those cooking skills Aug. 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library. Deadline to register is Aug. 10. Prepare an appetizer or dessert for the panel of celebrity judges to enjoy and critique. Judges will include Brandt Evans, owner and chef at Pura Vida and chef and partner at Blue Canyon Kitchen and Tavern; Paul Ackman, from Red's Catering; and Kathleen Reppl, family and consumer science teacher at Twinsburg High School. Gold, silver and bronze medal winners will be awarded prizes in each category. Registration is required. This is for adults and youth 15 years and older.

Youth Services:

Tummy Time at the library

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This morning program for young friends is Aug. 13 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. There will be activities and babies can meet other babies. Bring a towel or blanket for the floor. This is for non-walkers ages 0 to 12 months.


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These afternoons include activities for students in grades 7 through 12. "Magic The Gathering" will be Wednesdays starting Aug. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. The "Anime Club" will be Thursdays starting Aug. 18 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. "Wii U Day" will be Tuesdays starting Aug. 23 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Adult Services:

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Zumba is Aug. 11

Zumba will be Aug. 11 from 11 a.m. to noon. Enjoy this high-spirited dance workout with a certified Zumba instructor. Register for each session separately. There is a $5 fee per class payable directly to the instructor. Bring cash.

War and Remembrance series


In 1973, John L. Haigh, Sr., volunteered to be part of the 89th Military Airlift Wing of the United States Air Force. The 89th was the home of Air Force One, the President's plane. Haigh set his sights on becoming a permanent crew member. In 1979, he got his wish and was assigned to Air Force One serving President Jimmy Carter, President Ronald Reagan and President George H.W. Bush. Hear Haigh's story Aug. 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Adults can color, too

Join the Adults Can Color, Too! Club Aug. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy coffee, conversation, new friends and coloring. Coloring pages, markers and pencils will be provided, but people are welcome to bring their favorite supplies.

'Good Knights' are back

Enjoy the library's Music in the Garden series as it continues Aug. 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. with local favorites, The Good Knights. The group is back with its blend of oldies and sing-alongs.



Join in the Reading Garden Aug. 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for an afternoon of tie-dye as basic white bandannas and handkerchiefs are turned into glorious explosions of color. No tie-dying experience is required and all supplies will be provided. This project will require some "at-home" finishing touches, which will be explained as part of the process. Please note: tie-dying is a messy endeavor involving permanent dyes. In the event of rain, the class will be indoors.

On display ...

The art gallery and large display cases are featuring artwork by Maureen Farley. Hand-decorated eggs created by Sandy Steiger can be seen in the small display cases.

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