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Upcoming Programs for Adults:

Fall Prevention
Friday, August 2, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Amanda Lencyk, the Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach Coordinator with St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, will lead a discussion about the things that can contribute to falls and exercises that can be done to strengthen muscles and improve balance. There will be a Q&A after the presentation. Free program open to all ages.
Registration requested.

America's First Ladies
Wednesday, September 18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Join us as we enjoy several members of the Salem Preservation Society in character as some of the First Ladies marries to Presidents from Ohio. At least three First Ladies will perform. As the audience observes, the ladies will be having tea and conversation. Afterward, they will take questions from the audience. Free program open to all ages.
Registration requested.

Friends Fall Book Sale
Thanks to the large number of donations, a wide selection of fiction hardback and paperback books as well as non-fiction and audiovisual materials will be for sale. Adult hardback books will be $1.00 and paperbacks $0.50. Children's hardback books will be $0.50 and paperbacks $0.25. Magazines are $0.10. Audiovisual (DVDs. tapes, and CDs) are $1.00.

Friday, September 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Friends Only Preview)
Individual memberships are $5.00 and family memberships are $7.00. Memberships may be purchased any time at the library, including the day of the sale.

Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Open to the Public)
Don't miss the bag of books sale from 3:00-4:30 p.m. for only $4.00. Paper sacks will be provided for you to fill as full as you can.

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

August 14: "The African Queen" starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn, 1951, 105 min.
September 11: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" starring Frank Sinatra and Esther Williams, 1939, 93 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.

Procuring Presenters

Do you have a topic you're passionate about or a craft to teach? We are always looking to bring interesting and informative programs to the Columbiana Library. Please consider sharing your knowledge and skills with our community! Ask for Katie at Reference to schedule a program, presentation, or workshop.

Looking for Loot!

What kind of displays would you like to see in our glass case? Please consider sharing your heirloom dishes, glassware, collectible figurines, art, classic toys, paper goods, local interest items, and whatever eclectic collection you're most proud of with the library! Ask for Katie at Reference to book a month (or two!) to display your treasures with the community.

New Materials for Adults:

New Fiction Books

After the End


Big Sky

The Chain


Evvie Drake Starts Over

Heart of Barkness


Lock Every Door

Lost and Found

Surfside Sisters

Under Currents

New Non-Fiction Books

Country Farmhouse 

Crops in Tight Spots  

Every Man a Hero  

Furious Hours  

Good Housekeeping Super Salads 

Healthy Habits Suck  

Land of the Ozarks  

Medical Medium  

One Giant Leap 

Plant Parenting  

This is Really War 

Winning Your Blood Sugar Battle  

New Audio Books

The British are Coming 

Girl, Stop Apologizing  

The Night Window  

The Oracle  

Queen Bee 

Sea Stories  

The Silent Patient  

The Summer Guests  

Summer of '69 

Sunset Beach  


Where the Crawdads Sing