The library recently acquired five new Early Literacy Stations for the children's room. ELS are computers which are appropriate for pre-schoolers through third grade and include multiple pieces of software spanning seven curricular areas such as math, science, music and social studies. All of the software is top rated by Children's Software Review.
Located on the corner of Third Street and Broad Boulevard in Cuyahoga Falls, the library is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The library will be closed on May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Make sure to visit our Web page at www.CuyahogaFallsLibrary.org for information on upcoming programs, to check your personal account, reserve or renew a book, or search the library catalog. Summer program brochures are available in the literature racks in the library. All library programs are free and open to the public.
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New fiction hot off the press this week:
"The Overlook" by Michael Connelly, "The Assault on Reason" by Al Gore, "Requiem for an Assassin" by Barry Eisler, "No Humans Involved" by Kelly Armstrong and "Falling Man" by Don DeLillo.
Newly released DVDs on the shelf this week:
"Letters from Iwo Jima," "Venus," "The 30th Anniversary Edition of Roots," "The Good German" and "Because I Said So."
Intro to E-mail
This class teaches you everything you always wanted to know about e-mail. On May 30 at 6:30 p.m., learn how to set up a free e-mail account, send, receive, reply and forward e-mail messages. Register for this free class by calling 330-928-2117.
Make plans to play contact bridge with other couples every other Monday night at 7 beginning June 4. For more information or to make arrangements to learn how to play bridge, contact Becky Dush at 330-929-6037. To sign up to play, call the library at 330-928-2117.
On June 4 at 7 p.m., see Pat Amberson's dolls in hand crocheted dresses duplicating dresses worn at one time in history from Cleopatra to Princess Di. Learn of the farthingale, the poke hat and the hoop skirt along with how history affected the way women dressed.
The Buzz Buzzelli
On June 5 at 7 p.m., let Buzz and the boys take you on a sentimental journey down memory lane with the tunes of Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Patti Page and many others. This free musical program is co-sponsored by Spitzer Ford.
How to have the healthiest kids in the neighborhood
Did you know that illnesses in children -- from depression to diabetes, from limited attention spans to cholesterol imbalance -- have reached an all-time high? This alarming situation can be directly linked to the food kids eat. Based on the book by William Seares, M.D., this two-part program on June 6 and 13 at 7 p.m. will show you 10 ways to get your family on the right nutritional track. Register for this free program by calling 330-928-2117.
Get a clue at your library
The Children's Summer Reading Program begins on June 8. There will be lots of games, prizes, books and fun.