Adult Programs

Adult Summer Reading Program
June 1st – July 31st
“Adventure begins at your library!” Stop by the Adult Reference Desk beginning June 1 to pick up your passport and begin your adventure. Earn a stamp in your passport for each book you read or listen to through the summer. Entries for prize baskets can also be earned by attending library programs.

Blender Basics: Cold Soup
Tuesday, July 16, 6:00-7:00 PM
Join us to learn how to make some refreshing cold soup using fresh ingredients and a blender!

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

The Adventurous Pen
Thursday, July 18, 6:00-7:00 PM
Dive into the world of authors who specialize in writing thrilling adventure novels. From Jules Verne and Mark Twain to Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, learn about the authors who have written some of the most heart pounding adventures to to paper.

Monthly Marketing Meetup
Monday, July 22, 6:00-7:30 PM
Join us at the Columbiana Public Library for our Monthly Marketing Meetups, a dynamic platform designed to master marketing strategies through collaboration and hands-on training. Each session equips local business owners and organizations with cutting-edge tools and insights to drive real-world success, immediately impacting your ventures. Embrace the opportunity to enhance your skills, grow your professional network, and stay ahead of marketing trends while contributing to the success of our local Columbiana business ecosystem.

Dive into the heart of marketing innovation at our Monthly Marketing MeetUp, where we blend your unique insights with our collective wisdom to unlock groundbreaking strategies. Through interactive icebreakers, thought-provoking discussions on authenticity, and engaging workshops designed to uncover your brand’s core values, this session promises to be a catalyst for transformation and growth in your marketing journey. Registration is requested.  

Homemade Granola
Wednesday, July 24, 4:00-5:00 PM
Learn to prepare a healthy and easy-to-make snack!

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Presents: The Pioneers of the Valley
Thursday, July 25, 6:00-7:00 PM
Explore the lives of the earliest settlers to the Mahoning Valley through original and replicated hands-on artifacts, maps, historical information and stories. This presentation examines what pioneer life was like for settlers living in the Valley between 1796 and 1830.

Spice of the Month
Stop by the library during the beginning of the month to pick up a spice kit. Each kit will come with the history of the spice, recipes to try, and a sample of the spice to use. Available while supplies last.
June: Turmeric
July: Ginger

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 book together. Copies of the month’s book will be available beside the Reference Desk. No registration required.
June 11:  Freefall by Jessica Barry       
July 9: West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge

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History Book Club To Go
Pick up a copy of the book and flyer beside the Reference Desk then enjoy at your own leisure.
June:  Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke     
July: George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

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.
June 12: 1953 rom-com starring Lauren Bacall and William Powell  
March 13: 2006 comedy starring Robin Williams and Cheryl Hines

Guiding Ohio Online Trainer
Appointments Available
Summer Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
We have a technology trainer that is 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.