Library cards are free to residents of Ohio. One form of identification with a current address is requested. Cards issued to persons under the age of 15 require a parent or guardian's signature.

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. Make sure to visit our Web page at 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.

New for you

New fiction hot off the press this week:

"Bad Luck and Trouble" by Lee Child, "Up in Honey's Room" by Elmore Leonard, "Lady Killer" by Lawrence Light and Meredith Anthony, "The Winter Prince" by Cheryl Sawyer and "Lone Creek" by Neil McMahon.

Newly released DVDs on the shelf this week:

"Stomp the Yard," "Pan's Labyrinth," "Speak," "The Freedom Writers" and "Smokin' Aces."

Community chorus

to perform

On May 21 at 7 p.m., make plans to join in the celebration of 25 years of sweet harmony with the Cuyahoga Falls Community Band under the direction of Ted Shure. The Friends of the library will have an annual meeting before the performance and serve birthday cake and punch afterward.

Decrease cholesterol and risk of heart disease naturally

On May 22 at 7 p.m., learn what cholesterol really comes from, food and herbs that help to lower cholesterol naturally, the role triglycerides play in increasing cholesterol and what to do about it and learn how to control blood-sugar levels. Presented by Dr. Kelly Gallagher of Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness.

Energetic anatomy 101

Join Polarity Therapist, Dominic LaFay on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. to learn about the energetic anatomy that is the basis for many alternative medicine systems and therapies. Experiential exercises and general self-help balancing techniques will be demonstrated and taught. Register for this free program by calling 330-928-2117.

Anime club for young adults

On May 23 at 7 p.m., young adults are invited to drop in and check out the Anime Club. If you are interested or have any questions, e-mail Steve DiPerna at or call him at 330-928-2117.

Cuyahoga Falls Library requests parental permission for all young adults under 15 to view Anime films that are recommended for ages 16 and up. Forms are available at the reference desk or online through the library Web site.

Home buyer seminar

On May 24 at 6:30 p.m., learn step-by-step what to expect from the home buying process, how to find the home you want and ways to obtain financing for first time buyers. Receive a free home buyers' kit and free credit report. Pre-register at 330-256-2255.

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.

Children's poetry contest winners

The Poet's Nook recently sponsored a poetry contest for children ages 6 to 8, 9 to 11 and 12 to 14.

First prize winners are "Angel of Light" by Caitlyn Jarvis, age 8; "Lament" by Jessie Anderson, age 10; and "The Birds" by Noah Nicholas, age 13.

Second prize winners are "Homework" by Erika Nockengost, age 8; "Lost Dog" by Madalyn Beban, age 10; and "5 Seconds Left" by Tommy Paolucci, age 12.

Third prize winners are "Screwy" by Regina McWilliams, age 7; "A Very Weird Cat" by Samantha Cottrill, age 11; and "You Deserve" by Jada Harrison, age 12.

Honorable Mentions went out to Ben Davis, age 7, for "The Cat in My Head;" Autumn Tindel, age 10 for "Seasons Of;" and Lindsay Crano, age 12 for "Spring Has Arrived."