Adult Programs

Honoring Veterans
November 1st – 30th
Be sure to stop in the library to honor a veteran by putting a name on a star. The stars will be displayed though November honoring their sacrifices for our country.

Alzheimer’s Association Presents: Effective Communication Strategies
Monday, November 27, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Registration is requested.

Adult Art Class: Create a Winter Scene
Thursday, November 30, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Join us as we create a winter scene that includes a snowman, pine trees, and furry friends. The registration for this program is full.

Friends of the Library Books & Stocking Stuffers Sale
Friday, December 1, 1:30-5:30 PM
Saturday, December 2, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

The Friends of the Library are selling quality used books, Matchbox cars, and DVDs. Free admission both days.

Wrap Party!
Thursday, December 7, 1:00-6:00 PM
Friday, December 8, 1:00-6:00 PM

Drop in DIY gift wrapping! All supplies will be provided, you just bring the gifts.

Adult Super Smash Bros Tournament
Wednesday, December 13, 6:00-7:30 PM
Sign up and see if you have what it takes to reach the top! Registration is requested.

Christmas Music with Tyler Guerrieri
Thursday, December 14, 6:00-7:00 PM
Join Tyler as he plays your favorite holiday songs on his guitar. Registration is requested.

Adult Art Class: Christmas Mantle Scene
Friday, December 15, 2:00-3:00 PM
Create a scene that includes a stocking hanging from the mantle with garland and a clock. The registration for this program is full. You can stop by the library after the program is held for a take home version of the artwork with a guide on how to color and shade the drawing.

Cricut Christmas Mug
Tuesday, December 19, 5:30-6:30 PM
Join us for a Cricut tutorial and pick up some useful tips and tricks. Then stick around to create a charming snowman mug that you can keep or give as a gift. Registration is requested.

Gingerbread Mania
Wednesday, December 20, 1:00-3:00 PM
Love all things gingerbread? Let’s have some fun with activities and crafts for all ages. The kids can make graham cracker gingerbread houses while the adults and teens can make terracotta gingerbread house ornaments. Registration is requested.

An Angelic Christmas”
Thursday, December 21, 2:00 PM
Come watch the movie An Angelic Christmas that was filmed locally in Columbiana! No registration required.

Writers Group
Friday, January 12, 4:00-5:00 PM
Join other writers as we talk about writing goals, ideas, and our own works. Feel free to bring copies of your work if you are comfortable sharing it with others.

Wellness Wednesday
Wednesday, January 17, 2:00-3:00 PM
Join our personal trainer for an hour to work on flexibility, mobility, strength, and brain training. Comfortable clothing is suggested for ease of movement.

Scrapbooking Get Together
Thursday, January 18, 5:00-6:30 PM
Come join other scrapbookers and share ideas as you work on your scrapbook projects together. Any level is welcome. Bring your own projects and tools.

Candy Bar Bingo
Wednesday, January 24, 6:00 PM
Friends of all ages come play Bingo at the library! We will play several rounds of Bingo with candy for the winners. Come have some fun and enjoy a sweet treat!

Downtown Youngstown Through the Years
Thursday, January 25, 6:00-7:00 PM
MVHS Traci Manning presents more than 200 years of Downtown Youngstown through historic images, maps, and stories which show its growth from a frontier village to a thriving industrial community.

Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit
Stop by the library during the beginning of the month to pick up a kit. Available while supplies last.
December: Snowman Wood Slice Ornament
January: Penguin Family Picture

Afternoon Book Club
2nd Tuesday of the month, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Adults are welcome to join us as we meet to discuss a light-hearted book together. Copies of the month’s book will be available behind the Reference Desk. No registration required.
December 12: The Man that Invented Christmas by Les Standiford
January 9: The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

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Grab & Go History Book Club
Grab a copy of the book behind the Reference Desk and follow along with the questions inside the handout.
December: Countdown to Pearl Harbor by Steve Towney          

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Free Movies at the Library
2nd Wednesday of the month, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Free refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Library. No registration required.
December 13: “The Bishop’s Wife”, a 1947 Christmas classic starring Cary Grant and Loretta Young.
January 10: “Sully”, a 2016 drama starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, and Laura Linney.

Guiding Ohio Online Trainers
Appointments Available
Tuesday & Thursday 11:00-6:00 PM
Friday: 11:00-6:00 PM
We now have two technology trainers that are available to help you with your technology questions. Come in for one on one help with your devices at no charge. You can book an appointment from our website, call for an appointment, or just walk in.

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, or whatever eclectic collection you’re most proud of with the library! Ask for Don at Reference to book a month (or two!) to share your treasures with the community.