Library hours set

The Nordonia Hills Branch Library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, from noon to 6 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The library is closed on Sunday.

Monthly Challenges

For children up to fifth grade. Monthly challenges will be located in children's area. Complete the challenge for a chance to win a small prize. For the July project, find the hidden objects in our construction scene.

Join Coffee & Conversation

Join us for some great conversation with your fellow Nordonia Hills readers Our afternoon book discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month. The next discussion is July 13 at 2 p.m. We will discuss "Reader's Choice" of a classic.

Teen Cafe

For students in grade 5 and up.

Thursdays at 2 p.m.

July 13 Create a wire ring for yourself or a friend.

July 20 - Make a balloon powered race car & race your friends

July 27 - No Sew T-Shirt Bag. Make your own no-sew, upcycled t-shirt bag. All supplies provided, unless you would like to bring your own t-shirt to turn into a bag.

Nordonia Hills Game Time

Join our regular gaming "meet-up" each month for patrons who enjoy board games, cards, chess, role-playing, war games, and collectible card games. The next meet-up will be on Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join fellow local players Sharpen your intellect - Enjoy the social aspects of games. Refreshments are served. No registration is necessary.

Messy Mondays

Join us for messy fun. Don't forget to wear some old clothes, you may get messy. On July 17 at 6 p.m. we will play with chalk paint.

School Age Fun!

This program is Tuesdays at 2 p.m. for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

July 18 Rockin' Robots-Lets rock with some musical robots.

July 25 Lindsay Bonilla Interactive storyteller from World of Difference will share some wonderful stories.

The Novel in You

In this six-part writing workshop, each session will provide an in-depth look at a different part of writing, including how to create realistic characters, dialogue and plot, and the tools necessary for bringing out the best of the writer's work. This unique program is designed to provide encouragement and guidance to both beginning and seasoned writers. Registration is requested. Upcoming dates are July 18 and 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Cookbook Club

An interactive group for discussing all things cooking, comparing recipes, and trying new eats the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is July 18 at 7 p.m.

Wellness Yoga: Yoga Off the Mat

Learn soothing stretches that you can incorporate into your daily life in this gentle yoga series with Diane Bielecki, who graduated from the Cleveland Clinic School of Yoga. No mat is needed stretches are done standing or in a chair. Dress in comfortable clothing and arrive 5 to 10 minutes early so that class may begin on time. This class is limited to 20 participants, and registration is strongly suggested. The class will next meet July 19 and Aug. 15 and 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Writers' Guild of Nordonia Hills

Writers wanted! New writers and old hands welcome: fiction, nonfiction, and everything in between. Have your work critiqued and give feedback to others in a fun and friendly environment. Please bring a sample of your work to share. Light snacks provided. Meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The next meeting will be on July 19.

The Music of Mark Twain

Look at the life and times of one of America's greatest writers --- through a musical lens. Mr. Clemens' childhood years on the Mississippi, his travels, literary work, and lifelong love of music are brought to life through performances of period songs from composer Stephen Foster and other popular Twain contemporaries, as well folk tunes from the era on popular instruments of the day: fiddle, banjo, guitar, piano, harmonica, and pennywhistle. Registration is suggested. Refreshments served. The program is July 20 at 7 p.m.

Branch Podcast

Our library podcast, On Nonfiction, is available for listening on iTunes, and at For more information call the Nordonia Hills Library at 330-467-8595 or visit the library at 9458 Olde Eight Rd. Email us at