TALLMADGE BRANCH LIBRARY

SUMMER PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Bouncing Baby Rhyme Times -- Mondays, Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 10:30 a.m. For babies up to age 24 months with a caregiver. Includes 20 minutes of rhymes, songs and stories followed by a 20-minute group playtime.

On Your Own Fun -- Participate in activities in the library. Pick up the game sheet at the front desk and when finished, take it back for a treat. For children in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Fabulous Family Fun -- Thursdays, 1 p.m. Entertainment and creative fun for all ages. Shows are limited to the first 110 people.

July 13 -- Magician, David Anthony

July 20 -- Akron Zoo

July 27 -- Jungle Safari Show, Katie Bee Entertainment

Summertime is NatureConnect Time -- July and August. Stop by the library's nature area to discover different monthly activities designed to keep youngsters engaged with the natural world.

Teen Tuesdays -- 2 p.m. For grades 5 through 12. July 11, 18 and 25. Call the branch for details at 330-633-4345.

Adult Programs

Social Security: How to Get the Most Out of Your Social Security Benefits -- July 11, 6 p.m. Retirement planning specialist Paul Bernier's presentation will help all who are in or nearing retirement and are interested in making informed decisions about the foundation of their retirement income plan.

Fly Girls: World War II Women Pilots -- July 26, 6 p.m. Local historian Ray Hoffman will discuss female pilots during WWII. Numbering more than 1,000, they flew over 60 million miles in every type of military aircraft. Thirty-eight female fliers lost their lives while serving during the war, all in accidents.

Energize Your Day -- Aug. 16. 6:30 p.m. Those experiencing stress, tight muscles or achy joints and could use a little more energy may be interested in attending "Energize Your Day." The program incorporates movements from Tai Chi, Qigong and Yoga, self-massage, breathing practices and energy exercises. Most of these take less than a minute to do and when practiced daily, can produce profound, long-lasting results.

Book Discussions -- Mondays at 2 p.m.

July 10 -- "The Readers of Broken Wheel" by Katarina Bivald

Aug. 14 -- "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday -- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday -- Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday The Tallmadge Branch Library is located at 90 Community Road. Call 330-633-4345.