Winter/Spring 2019

What’s That Tool? Tuscarawas Branch (Ages 15 & Up) Tuesday, January 22nd at 6:00 PM Join us to learn about everyday tools, their names, and their purpose. Canvas Painting with Carla Wherley Main Library Wednesday, January 23rd at 6:00 PM Local artist Carla Wherley will teach a special class on how to paint sunflowers on a canvas. All supplies provided. Limit: 12 Knot Scarf Tuscarawas Branch (Ages 12 & Up) Thursday, January 24th at 5:30 PM Create a beautiful knotted scarf. Limit: 12 Library Artists Club Strasburg Branch Monday, January 28th at 3:30 PM Make a pin cushion using a 3D Printer and sewing machine. Limit: 9 50th Anniversary of Kent State Tuscarawas Campus Main Library Wednesday, February 6th at 6:30 PM Join author Dan Fuller as he shares history and stories from his new book Kent State University Tuscarawas: Celebrating 50 Years on University Drive. Books will be available for purchase after the program. Coffee, Crafts, and Canvases Club Bolivar Branch Saturday, February 9th at 10:30 AM Create a unique craft that you can take home! No artistic ability required. Limit: 10 Gardening Club: Marketing Your Produce Main Library Monday, February 11th at 6:00 PM Learn about selling your produce at farmers’ markets from Isaac Kneuss of Kneuss Farms. Cricut® Club Bolivar Branch Tuesday, February 12th at 11:30 AM Create a Valentine’s decoration. Limit: 10 Adults Registration begins December 17th unless otherwise noted. Adults 4 ] 5 Tax Clinics Main Library Watch for Dates Harcatus Tri-County Community Action Agency is offering free tax clinics at the Main Library. Individuals must be willing to enter their own tax information with the assistance of a trained Ohio Benefit Bank Tax Counselor. Those who would like the OBB Tax Counselor to enter the information for them will need to call 330- 343-8770 for an appointment. Punctual attendance is appreciated. Coloring and Coffee Main Library Select Thursdays: January 3rd, February 7th, March 7th, & April 4th at 6:30 PM Join us the first Thursday of each month to de-stress, relax, and color a masterpiece while enjoying a cup of coffee. Coloring pages, pencils, and coffee will be provided. Book a Genealogist Main Library Select Thursdays: January 10th and 24th, February 7th and 21st, March 7th and 21st, April 11th and 25th, and May 9th from 11:30 AM-4:00 PM Not sure where to start with your family history? Have you hit a brick wall in your research? Let our genealogy specialist help you. Book a 90-minute session. Tai Chi: Meditation in Motion Series Strasburg Branch Select Fridays: January 18th, 25th, and February 1st at 1:00 PM Learn this gentle exercise practice that has been shown to improve balance, strength, and flexibility. Attendees can use a chair to participate. Mindfulness Series Bolivar Branch Select Tuesdays at 6:00 PM Learn techniques to de-stress and be in the moment through mindful wellness. The Mindful Wellness Series will equip participants with practice and skills to strengthen the mind and body connection and promote holistic health and wellness across a lifespan. January 22nd: Mindful Foundations February 26th: Mindful Breathing March 26th: Mindful Eating April 30th: Mindful Living Dungeons & Dragons Club Bolivar Branch Select Saturdays: January 26th, February 23rd, March 30th, April 27th, and May 18th at 10:30 AM Come and enjoy this role-playing game with other fantasy-loving fanatics. Limit: 10 Financial Literacy Series Main Library Select Tuesdays at 6:30 PM DoverPhila Credit Union will present a 4-part series on helping you manage your money. Financial counselors will discuss how to create an overall spending plan, build/improve your credit, repay your debt, and adopt good financial habits. March 26th: Budget Counseling April 2nd: Credit Counseling April 23rd: Debt Counseling April 30th: Preventative Counseling Last Card Remaining Tuscarawas Branch Thursday, January 10th at 2:00 PM Join us to make new friends and play Uno. Gardening Club: Microgreens Main Library Monday, January 14th at 6:00 PM Learn about growing microgreens from Shady Grove Greenhouse with other garden enthusiasts. All About the Ketogenic Diet Sugarcreek Branch Wednesday, January 16th at 11:00 AM Learn about the benefits, drawbacks, and whether this diet may be right for you during this informative talk featuring nutrition expert Andrea Tiktin-Fanti, Ph.D. Personalized Bookends Main Library Thursday, January 17th at 6:00 PM Make personalized bookends for your home using paint, decoupage, and other provided supplies. Limit: 15 Cricut® Club Bolivar Branch Saturday, January 19th at 10:30 AM Create a seasonally themed coffee mug using vinyl. Supplies provided. Limit: 10 Valentine’s Day Mug Sugarcreek Branch Tuesday, February 12th at 5:00 PM Come to our hands-on workshop where you’ll create a Valentines-inspired mug for your loved one using the library’s Cricut®. Limit: 6 Taxes Simplified Bolivar Branch Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 PM CPA Royce Bierwirth will be on hand to explain the ins and outs of the tax code. Limit: 20 History of the Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County Tuscarawas Branch Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 PM Kait Gallagher-Wilsterman will share with us the story of this Tuscarawas County treasure. True or False Tuscarawas Branch Thursday, February 14th at 2:00 PM Join us to make new friends and play the game True or False. Vegetarian Food Series Part 1 Main Library Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30 PM OSU Extension Educator Chris Kendle will talk about seven different types of recognized vegetarian diets and how they differ from one another. Enjoy a food demo and samples. Knot Necklace Main Library Thursday, February 21st at 6:00 PM Make a knot necklace to wear. Limit: 15 Cricut® Club Bolivar Branch Saturday, March 2nd at 10:30 AM Create a seasonally themed sign and stencil. Supplies provided by the library. Limit: 10 Before You Star Watch Main Library Monday, March 4th at 6:30 PM Learn to operate the library’s new telescope. A member of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will provide instructions on assembling and using the telescope at home. MakerSpace Festival Main Library Saturday, March 9th from 12:00-3:00 PM See page 17 for details. No registration required. Gardening Club: Heirloom Tomatoes Main Library Monday, March 11th at 6:00 PM Learn about growing heirloom tomatoes from Master Gardener Jim Klaiber. Star Watch Main Library Wednesday, March 13th from 7:30-9:30 PM The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will bring telescopes to show the wonders of the universe – planets, double stars, galaxies and more. (Rain date: Wednesday, April 10) Towel Aprons Tuscarawas Branch Thursday, March 14th at 2:00 PM Create a beautiful apron using towels and our branch’s sewing machine. Limit: 10 History of Beer and Brewing Main Library Thursday, March 14th at 6:30 PM Andrew Marburger of Lockport Brewery will talk about developing his home brewing hobby into a successful local brewery ready to expand. Learn about the history of beer and how you can get started at home. Limit: 30 Air Fryer Basics Strasburg Branch Thursday, February 21st at 6:00 PM Join OSU Extension Educator Chris Kendle as she teaches us how to use an air fryer to make meals for the entire family. Genealogy Websites for Beginners Main Library Saturday, February 23rd at 10:00 AM Learn about some basic websites available to help you get started with family history research. Limit: 6 Ancestry Library for Beginners Main Library Saturday, February 23rd at 1:30 PM Learn about the online database Ancestry Library which is available free of charge to our library users. Limit: 6 Library Artists Club Strasburg Branch Monday, February 25th at 3:30 PM Create a design on slate. Limit: 9 Homemade Heating Pads Tuscarawas Branch (Ages 12 & Up) Thursday, February 28th at 5:30 PM Make a rice heating pad to take home. Limit: 12 Harlem Renaissance Main Library Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 PM Dr. Leslie Heaphy, from the Kent State University Stark Campus, will discuss the achievements and contributions of Black Americans to music and literature of the 1920’s Harlem Renaissance. ONGOING JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH