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Upcoming Programs for Adults:

Calling All Collectors!
Do you have a collection you would like to share with the community? We are always looking for interesting collections to feature in our glass display case. Please call the library or stop by the Adult Reference Desk if you would like to exhibit your treasures!

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
Friends-Only Preview: Friday, March 16, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Open to Public: Saturday, March 17, 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

You cannot beat our prices! Hardback books will be $0.50 and paperbacks $0.25. Audiovisual materials (CD's and Videos) are $1 each. From 4-7 p.m. on Saturday you can fill a bag for $3.00! Purchase a membership for Friends of the Library anytime at the library to gain access to the Friends-Only preview.
If you are interested in helping with the book sale or just with sorting books, you can call the library at 330-482-5509.
Watch for the next sale October 4 & 5, 2018!

Identity Theft Protection
Tuesday, March 27, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

join us for a presentation from Apprisen Partners Program about Identity Theft. This workshop is valuable for each person to understand that there are ID thieves who make a living at stealing information. How to protect one's identity and what to do if personal data is stolen will be covered; as well as discussion about how identity theft occurs, how thieves use your information, what precautions should be taken to prevent ID theft, and what to do if your ID has been stolen. This free program is open to all ages, registration is required by calling the library.

Bookfolding Program
Saturday, March 31, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Did you enjoy the display of folded book art in the library's display case last year? Now learn to make your own! June McAfee, whose work was featured last year at the library, will lead a class in creating your own piece of one-of-a-kind book art. Space will be limited for this free program. For adults ages 18 and up, registration is required by calling the library.

Columbiana High School Art Show
April 4-9, 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

The Library will be displaying original art from Amy Moreschi's Columbiana High School art classes. The artwork will be displayed in the Salchow Room of the library. You may visit this exhibit during the regular hours of the library.

National Library Week - "Libraries Lead"
April 8-14

This week join us in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs, and expertise they offer. Libraries aren't just places to borrow books or study - they're also creative and engaging community centers where people can collaborate using new technologies and develop their skills and passions. Join us in celebrating National Library Week by entering a drawing to win a basket full of goodies!

Healthy Habits for a Healthier You
Thursday, April 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

For centuries we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This free program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association and is open to all ages. Registration is requested by calling the library.

Practical Organizing by Denni
Thursday, May 3, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 17, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 31, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Join us for three sessions about practical organizing this spring. The three classes will be: Physical and Digital Photo Organizing, Home Inventories, and Creating a Legacy Binder.

Denni Dattilio is a professional organizer and owner of Practical Organizing by Denni, LLC. She is a resident of Columbiana, a member of the Columbiana Chamber of Commerce, a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), and the Vice President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of NAPO.

Registration is requested by calling the library or stopping by the Circulation Desk.

Annual Farmer's Market Health Fair
Wednesday, May 9, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Community Health Fair will return to the Columbiana Public Library. Patrons can stop in at any time to get information about different resources available in our community. Many vendors will be present with information on different health care resources and services available locally. Stop in for a free piece of produce and be entered into a raffle for door prizes - all at no cost. No registration required.

Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits
Saturday, May 12, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Join us to hear two members of ORBS (Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits), one of Ohio's top paranormal teams, host a presentation about paranormal researching. Topics covered will include how they started, places in Ohio that are haunted, equipment they use in the field, the different spirits they encounter, and how to conduct your own investigation. The presentation will include pictures, video, and audio evidence, and time for questions and answers. Their work has been featured on Animal Planet, Biography, History, and Destination America. Registration is requested by calling the library.

Free Movies at the Library
2nd Wednesday of the month, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

March 14: 1963 romantic comedy starring Doris Day and James Garner, 108 min.
April 11: 1944 comedic thriller starring Cary Grant and Priscilla Lane, 118 min.
May 9: 1953 musical starring Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse, 112 min.

Free refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Book Club on the Run!

Too busy for book club? No problem! Check out the display behind the Reference Desk each month for a recommended read.

Free Blood Pressure Check
Last Wednesday of each month, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Have your blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation level read each month at the library. The Salem Area Visiting Nurses provides this service for free. No appointment is necessary, just stop by the adult department.

New Materials for Adults:

New Fiction Books

The Bad Daughter


Death of an Honest Man

Fifty Fifty

New Non-Fiction Books

Be the Hands and Feet 


I'll Be Gone in the Dark  

Modern Farmhouse Style  

New Audio Books

The Deceivers

The Gate Keeper

The Great Alone

Raspberry Danish Murder