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Upcoming Programs for Adults:

Adult Summer Reading Program
June 1-July 31, 2017

Build a Better World at the library this summer! The Adult Summer Reading contest will begin June 1st and end July 31st. Every library book you read or listen to (including OverDrive and Hoopla) is eligible for an entry to win one of the prize baskets that will be on display. Entries can also be earned by attending adult programs (including computer classes!) held at the library during June and July. Bi-weekly contests will also be held, with entries available behind the Reference Desk.

Coloring for Stress Relief
Thursday, July 20, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 17, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Coloring is no longer just for kids! Join us in the Salchow Room once a month this summer to relax with soothing music and intricate coloring patterns designed to ease stress and promote relaxation. Join in the fad and rediscover the joy of coloring. All supplies will be provided, but you may also bring your own. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration requested.

Practical Organizing by Denni

Thursday, July 27, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 3, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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, and member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and the Vice President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of NAPO. Join us for three sessions about practical organizing this summer. June: What is your Clutter Costing You? Organizing to save time, space, and money; July: ABCs & other Black Holes: Basements, Garages, Attics, Closets, Storage Units; August: Organizing kids for the school year.
Register once for all three sessions by calling the library or stopping by the Circulation Desk.

History of the Fairmount Children's Home

Saturday, August 19, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Carolyn B. Caskey, local author and historian, will present a program about the former Fairmount Children's Home in Alliance, Ohio. She will speak about the creation and history of the home and about what life was like for the children who lived there during it's almost 100 years of operation. Ms. Caksey has done extensive research about the Fairmount Home and written a book on the subject. Registration is requested.

End of Summer: Rant, Rave, Write

Tuesday, August 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Take time to write your thoughts and feelings about the inspirations, irritations, and other topics that mattered to you most as you reflect on this summer. A one hour workshop will offer writing prompts to encourage creative expression and celebrate the power of personal voice. This creative writing program is led by Lori Brothers and is for adults.
Registration is requested.

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

August 9: 1968 family comedy starring Doris Day and Brian Keith, 95 minutes
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

Down a Dark Road

House of Spies

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters

Two Nights

New Non-Fiction Books

I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool 

Everything All At Once  

The Complete Make-Ahead Cookbook  

Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8  

New Audio Books

The Break Down


Murder Games

Use of Force