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Published: May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Julie Chase and the Fuzzy Feline Fair

Have some fun with the author of the new cozy adult mystery, "Cat Got Your Cash," May 13, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Enjoy pet-themed refreshments, create cat crafts and even read to a cat. Buy a book and have it signed.

Family LandFair is May 21

The Foundation of the Twinsburg Public Library will host its third annual Family Land Fair for a day of exciting entertainment, demonstrations and more for families of all ages. The fair will be May 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Vendor booths will have special offers and information. Enjoy face painting, balloon twisting and magic. Have a picture taken with "Jedi Knights" between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. People can visit with the variety of animals. Food trucks will also be on site. People can also register for the summer reading club.

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Youth Services: Volunteertraining sessions

Students entering grades 9-12 can earn community service hours at the Twinsburg Public Library. Volunteers must attend one of the following training sessions. Volunteer opportunities include assisting with Summer Reading Club in the Children's Room. Training sessions will be: May 15 from 7 to 8 p.m.; May 10 and 17 from 7 to 8 p.m.; May 11 and 18 from 7 to 8 p.m.; and May 13 and 20 from 4 to 5 p.m.

Get road trip ready

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Are you spending a lot of time in the car this summer? Learn some fun car games May 13 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. and make a road trip kit to take to take along. This is for children ages 3-6 with a caregiver.

Paws to Read

Drop in to read to one of the Twinsburg Public Library's special workers, therapy dogs, May 13, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No registration is required. This is for independent readers ages 4 years and older.

Teen Advisory Board meeting is May 16

Play games, eat pizza and brainstorm some great new ideas to see happen at the Twinsburg Public Library, May 16 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Receive community service hours for attending. Register by calling 330-425-4268 ext. 6, going to the library's website, or just dropping by the library. This is for students in grades 7 through 12.

All about space

This summer's Reading Club theme is all about space. The library is looking for figurines, stuffed animals, posters, a telescope, puzzles and costumes that have to do with this topic. That includes planets and constellations, spaceships, martians and aliens (think E.T.), and Star Wars, Star Trek and any other TV show set in space. Consider sharing items to be put on display in the library's front cases starting May 17 and through the month of June. Email pr@twinsburglibrary.org or call 330-425-4268 ext. 142 for more information.

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What's trending

"What's Trending: Smart Homes" will be May 9 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the library. Your phone is smart, but did you know your home can be, too? Learn about controlling electronic devices with smart devices such as Amazon's Alexa and apps using a smartphone.

Picnics with a kick

The summer is upon us and that means BBQ's and outdoor parties. This May 15, 6:30 to 8 p.m. class will show how to find decorating inspiration and instructions for making unique party favors, place settings and games online and at the library. Participants will get a head start on their parties by learning how to make a nifty favor during class.

Closed for Mother's Day

The library will be closed May 14 for Mother's Day.

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