April - May 2022

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