April - May 2022

C h i l d r e n ’ s P r o g r a m s Barberton Public Library Program Guide Di scover y S t or y t ime Tuesdays, April - May 3 10:30 a.m. Spillette Meeting room Ages 2 - 5 Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft and playtime with a variety of fun and educational toys. You can register online to receive reminder emails. Savvy Shopper Coupon i ng Cl as s wi t h Joe t he Coupon Guy Tuesday, April 12 6:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Learn how to consistently save 70% and more through couponing, sales, and rewards programs on groceries and toiletries. Find out new ways to save money on restaurants, utilities, cell phones, travel, gas, prescriptions, clothes, and much more! Discover the psychological aspects of shopping and saving money. Find out how to save too much money! Tween Tuesday Tuesdays, April 12 and May 10 3:30 p.m. Children’s Activity Room Grades 4 - 8 Join us for a variety of activities. Can't stay for the whole program? No problem! Stay for a while or just a quick minute! A snack will be provided. April — May 2022 F r i ends o f t he L i brar y Book Sa l e Saturday, May 14 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Renew your shelf with the Friends of the Barberton Library's Spring Book Sale. Get gently used and new books, DVDs, and CDs for $1.00 each! Romance books are 3 for $1.00. Win amazing prizes with raffle basket tickets: 1 for $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. Vendors are welcome; come early for the best selection. Cash or checks only please. Manhun t : The John Wi l kes Boo t h T ra i l presen t ed by Pau l Goebbe l Tuesday, April 26 6:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room This is the true story of the manhunt for John Wilkes Booth after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln presented by historical reenactor, Paul Goebbel. All the people quoted in this presentation are real and were alive during the great manhunt of April 1865. All quotes come from original sources: letters, manuscripts, trial transcripts, newspapers, government reports, pamphlets, books, and other documents. What happened in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 1865 on the trail of John Wilkes Booth in the swamps and rivers, forests, and fields during those twelve days is far too incredible to have been manufactured. Spr i ng B reak Fun April 4 - 8, all day Children’s Department Children’s Department Scavenger Hunt! Monday, April 4, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Children’s Activity Room Gaming with friends Tuesday, April 5, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Children’s Activity Room Special Spring Art Project Wednesday, April 6, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Children’s Department Board Game Variety Show You t h Tech Lab Wednesday, April 27 4:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Ages 5 - 12 and Tweens Join us for demonstrations and hands-on learning with a variety of makerspace activities, including coding, robots, and creative activities. You can register online for reminder emails. Wee Ones S t o r y t ime Thursdays, April - May 5 10:30 a.m. Children’s Activity Room Ages birth - 2 Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by playtime with a variety of fun and educational toys. You can register online to receive reminder emails. Mus i c & Movement Monday, April 4 10:30 a.m. Children’s Activity Room Ages birth - 5 Join us for this energizing program that helps get kids up and moving, while also helping them develop motor and listening skills. You can register online to receive reminder emails. Fami l y Pa j ama S t or y t ime Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, and 28 6:00 p.m. Children’s Activity Room All Ages Throw on your jammies and join us for storytime and a craft that the whole finally will enjoy. You can register online to receive reminder emails. NAMI : End i ng t he S i l ence Tuesday, May 24 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room NAMI Ending the Silence will help audience members learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms. This presentation includes two leaders; one who shares an informative presentation and a young adult with a mental health condition who shares their journey of recovery. Audience members can ask questions and gain understanding of an often-misunderstood topic. Through dialogue, we can help grow the movement to end stigma. This program is geared toward middle and high school students. Our storytimes and programs are inclusive and welcoming to all abilities. Families are encouraged to attend the storytime that best meets their child's needs.

Teen Z i ne Tuesday, May 17 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room A zine is a homemade magazine on any topic you want. Students in grades 7-12 can come make their own eight page zine using our supplies and their unlimited imaginations. DI Y Wi nd Ch imes Supply pick up beginning Monday, April 11 Demonstration, Tuesday, April 19 2:00 p.m. Facebook Live With spring in the air, what would be nicer than the sound of wind chimes? In this session, Librarian Dia will demonstrate how to create a wind chime using metal tubing, string, and other items. Get Crafty Teen Scene Random Fandom Mondays, April 11 and May 9 3:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Students in grades 7-12, come talk about the awesomeness that is your favorite anime, YouTubers, books, and more. All fandoms welcome. Teen B i r t hday Cl ub Teens, the Library wants to help you celebrate your birthday! Our birthday club is for those turning 13 up to teenagers still in high school. Sign up to be entered into a drawing during your birthday month. All you have to do is have a Barberton Public Library card and sign up. Each month, a club member will be chosen to receive a $5 gift card to a local Barberton business. Teen Vo l un t eer s Wan t ed barbertonlibrary.org/volunteer Gain valuable experience to include on job, college, or scholarship applications at the Library. Numerous positions available. Visit barbertonlibrary.org/volunteer for more information. Tea Cup Fa i r y Gar dens Saturday, May 7 10:30 a.m. Spillette Meeting Room Registration Required Bring a tea cup , but nothing too valuable since we will be using epoxy on it, and we will supply the moss, a fairy, and the adhesives and embellishments. Local History Bar ber t on Be tween t he War s Wednesday, May 18 2:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room and Facebook Live Registration Required This program will focus on the two decades that brought Barberton, and the nation as a whole, into the modern age. Barberton experienced prohibition and the Great Depression. The City was lucky two separate explosions brought only one death. New industries began in the city and a Barberton football player went to Ohio State and then played professional football. Come learn what life was like in Barberton during the 1920s and 1930s. Join the Club! Even i ng Book Cl ub Mondays, 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room & Zoom April 25 The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett May 23 The Forest of Vanishing Stars, by Kristin Harmel Please note that due to COVID-19 some programming may change to virtual. Please visit barbertonlibrary.org or call 330-745-1194 for up to date information and to register. Get Moving! Genea l ogy Cl ub Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Board Room Registration Required April 12 and May 10 Between t he Cover s Romance Book Cl ub Mondays, 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room & Zoom April 18 Rules for Heiresses, by Amalie Howard May 16 A Cowboy to Remember, by Rebekah Weatherspoon Hooks & Books Wednesdays Afternoon: April 27 and May 25, at 2:00 p.m. Evening: April 13 and May 11, at 6:00 p.m. White Rabbit Galleries 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave. Barberton, OH 44203 The F l u Ep i demi c o f 1918 Wednesday, April 20 2:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room and Facebook Live Registration Required A look at the pandemic that struck in the fall of 1918, killing half a million Americans and an estimated 20-50 million people world-wide. Learn the impact this horrible disease had on the world, Ohio, and Barberton. DI Y Rus t i c F r ench P l an t Mar ker s Supply pick up beginning Monday, May 9 Demonstration, Tuesday, May 17 2:00 p.m. Facebook Live Planning your garden? Would you like useful decorations to identify where you planted which plants? This craft will use bamboo, shims, and twine to make elegantly simple rustic French style plant marker. Summer Sneak Peek ... The man? The myth? The legend? Coming to a library near you. June 4, 2022

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