Nordonia Hills Branch Library: Library, book drops closed through May 22

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The Nordonia Hills Branch Library is closed through May 22.

Please note: The Nordonia Hills Branch Library and book drops will be closed through May 22 for parking lot replacement. These dates are subject to change. Fines will not be issued for items due during the closure. All virtual programs will take place at their normally scheduled times.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Casual Reads 

A monthly meeting to discuss light fiction titles – virtually! This program will be hosted via Zoom. Please register at akronlibrary.org to receive a Zoom link. Copies of the book will be ready a month before the discussion.

Monday, June 7, 2 p.m. "Summer Hours of the Robber’s Library" by Sue Halpern 

Coffee and Conversation: Thursday Book Discussion 

A monthly meeting to discuss fiction and nonfiction titles in a casual group setting – virtually! This program will be hosted via Zoom. Please register at akronlibrary.org to receive a Zoom link.     

Thursday, May 13, 2 p.m. "Transcendent Kingdom" by Yaa Gyasi 

Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion.  

June 10, 2 p.m. "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" by Ocean Vuong

Mystery Book Discussion

Join us to discuss a good mystery – virtually! This program will be hosted via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a Zoom link.   

Wednesday, May 26, 6 p.m.  "One by One" by Ruth Ware

Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion.

Writers Guild of Nordonia Hills

Wednesdays, May 19, 6:30 p.m. 

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 – virtually! This program will be hosted via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a link. Bring a sample of your work to share.

Medicare 101

Thursday, May 27, 6 p.m.

Are you new to Medicare? Turning 65 soon? Leaving a company plan? This seminar will help you understand Medicare, what it covers and what it doesn't.  

You will learn the difference between Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans and Part D Prescription Plans. This program will be presented via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a link.

Surf’s up! Beach Music of the 60s 

Thursday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.

A new music expression, stemming from the Surf culture in California made its way into the musical fabric of culture in the 1960s. The new sound was called Surf Music. Join Pop Culture Historian Bill Brauning as he explains how it all started - and the many groups who changed the sound of popular music during the 1960s. This program will be hosted via Zoom. Please register at akronlibrary.org to receive a link.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Baby Time

Thursday, May 13, 10:15 a.m.

Baby Time features books, bounces, songs, and bubbles, followed by a playtime. Baby Time is for children 24 months and under with a parent or caregiver.

This program will be hosted via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a participation link.

Toddler and Preschool Story Time

Thursday, May 13, 11:15 a.m.

Story time features stories, rhymes, music, sometimes flannels, and bubbles. Story Time is for children ages 2- 5 with two-year-olds accompanied by a parent, or caregiver.

This program will be hosted via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a participation link.

After School Program

Wednesdays, May 12, 4 p.m.

Join Miss Melissa virtually for an after school activity. This program will be hosted via Zoom. Register at akronlibrary.org to receive a participation link.

May 12 -- DIY Kaleidoscope. Use your creativity skills to make your own Kaleidoscope. Craft kits are available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library.

After School Program 

Wednesday, May 12, 4 p.m.

Join Miss Melissa virtually for an after school activity. This program will be hosted via Zoom. Please register at akronlibrary.org to receive a participation link. 

May 12 -- DIY Kaleidoscope. Use your creativity skills to make your own Kaleidoscope.  Craft kits are available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library.

Take It Make it Horse Toy 

June 7-30 

Use some every day supplies to make a horse toy. Pick up a kit at Nordonia Hills Branch Library, while supplies last.

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Join Miss Melissa virtually for an activity. These programs will be hosted via Zoom. Please register at akronlibrary.org to receive a participation link. 

June 8 -- Join yoga instructor Melissa Cugini for a fun, animal-themed story and virtual yoga class.

TEEN PROGRAM

Tween Take Make It  

June 1 – June 12, Build a string-powered fan. You can pick up supplies at Nordonia Hills Library starting June 1, while supplies last.