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Published: January 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Youth Services: Reading is Dreamy

There is still time through March 3 to be part of the Winter Reading Club. Stop in, sign up and check out great books. This is for babies and children through sixth grade.

Friday morning movie and craft

Join for a craft and a PG-rated movie Jan. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. No registration is required. Feel free to bring a snack and blankets to sit on. This is for all ages with a caregiver.

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See a Sundaymatinee

Join for an afternoon showing of a newly released movie about pets and what they do when you're not home, Jan. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. The movie is rated PG.

SAT and ACTsessions

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Learn everything there is to know about the SAT and ACT exams Jan. 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Meet a Princeton Review expert who will go over test content, walk through some sample questions and show score-raising strategies to use on test day. This is for teens in grades 9 through 12 and their parents. Please register through the Princeton Review website.

Adult Services:50 BookChallenge party

The 50 Book Challenge welcomes Penguin Random House Publishing representative Amanda Fensch Jan. 7 from 2 to 3 p.m. for a presentation on the hot new books coming out in 2017. Challengers who completed 50 books in 2016 will receive prizes. Everyone is invited to hear the talk, enjoy refreshments and be entered to win even more prizes, including advanced copies of titles to be published in 2017.

Tai chi offerspath to health

Kenneth Owen, certified tai chi instructor, has been teaching for more than 30 years. He will briefly discuss the health benefits of this ancient martial art Jan. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. The remainder of the classes will include instruction and participation in movements. Register for one class or for all four.

Cookbook Club meets Jan. 10

This month's theme is Weight Watchers, as the Cookbook Club next meets Jan. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. Get ahead of the game and start that New Year's resolution to eat healthier and/or lose weight. There's still time to select a recipe, make it and bring it to the meeting to share. Swap recipes and talk food.

Driving Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here the remarkable account of Clarence Bozeman and his experiences with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. In 1958, the 21-year-old Bozeman arrived for a job interview to find the person doing the hiring was none other than the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For two years, Mr. Bozeman drove the civil rights leader and his wife to speaking engagements around Alabama. Hear first-hand accounts of what it was like to share in the private thoughts and conversations that ranged from the aspirations and barriers in the black community, student sit ins at Alabama State University and the Montgomery bus boycott.

Volunteerat the library

Looking for something new to try in 2017? Become a volunteer at the Twinsburg Public Library. The library is looking for volunteers to help with its homebound deliveries in Twinsburg. This is a once-per-week commitment. A background check is necessary, along with application. If interested, visit the adult reference desk or call 330-425-4268 ext. 2.

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