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Published: April 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Youth Services: My First Spring

A celebration of "My First Spring" will be April 13 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at Twinsburg Public Library. Celebrate baby's first spring season with some keepsake crafts. Make clay hand prints (or foot prints) and decorate a photo frame. This is for babies up to 18 months with a caregiver.

Gather for magic tournament

Go head-to-head with fellow "Magic: The Gathering" planeswalkers April 15 from noon to 5:30 p.m. in this double elimination tournament for a chance to win an Aether Revolt Bundle. There are booster pack prizes for runner-ups, too. Those knocked out of the tourney can continue playing for fun. Refreshments will be provided. This is for teen and adult magic card players ages 13 years and older.

Reading is wild

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Calling all "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" participants and those who wish to be: The library will celebrate progress with an animal show by "Our Zoo to You" April 22 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This is for children ages birth through 5 years with a caregiver.

Adult Services:Get resume help

The Twinsburg Public Library will offer resume help Thursday afternoons. Stop in or call 330-425-4268 ext. 4 to make a Thursday afternoon appointment with the library's expert. Resume help for adults is now available in the computer lab.

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Webinar is on crowdfunding

Online giving surged once again last year, far outpacing traditional fundraising growth. A webinar on crowdfunding will be April 13 from 2 to 3 p.m. In particular, crowdfunding presents an exciting new frontier for non-profits and causes of all sizes and shapes, especially those looking to engage millennials, who have been shown to connect more deeply with impact versus organizations. Join at the library as veteran fundraiser and executive Darian Rodriguez Heyman shares a step-by-step breakdown of how to cut through the clutter and ensure a great response to your next campaign. This is presented by the Foundation Center.

Spend Monday night at the Oscars

Watch a 2016 Oscar-nominated movie with library friends at Monday Night with the Oscars, April 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Admission, popcorn and lemonade are on the library. Refreshments are served 10 minutes prior to show time. The movie starts promptly at 6 p.m.

Author talkson baseballduring Depression

Scott Longert, author of "No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression," will speak about this interesting time in the Indians' history April 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the library. Buy his book and have it signed at this event.

Spot fake news, learn to verify sources

Fake news used to just be for the tabloids in supermarket checkout lines, but not anymore. It has moved to and increased on the internet, thanks to things "going viral." What is the solution? Be your own librarian at this April 20 program, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Learn the skills needed to spot, or at least suspect, fake news as well as how to verify sources -- even the ones you trust.

War andRemembranceseries continue

World War II veteran Stanley Wolczyk will share his experiences as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during the Battle of Attu, also known as the Forgotten Battle. Wolczyk will speak April 22 from 11 a.m. to noon at the library. His riveting story highlights the only invasion of U.S. soil during WWII. He will also discuss his life after the war, including his encounter with a young G.I. by the name of Elvis Presley.

On display ...

The Art Gallery is featuring the photography of Greg Murray.

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