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Calling All Tweens: ‘Eye’ Spy for Halloween Find the spooky items in a jar and get a prize. For grades 4-6. Main Library, Library Hours, October Creation Station: A Make-and-Take Fall Craft Program For grades K-6. Brownlee Woods, 4 p.m., Oct. 22 Campbell, 4 p.m., Oct. 21 Struthers, 4 p.m., Oct. 20 Creepy Crawly Fun Join us for howling good games, a craft, a treat and more. For school-age children. Sign up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Boardman, 7 p.m., Oct. 23 Tiger Tales: Favorite Stories and Fun! Holiday stories and more fun for children of all ages. Come in costume! Springfield, 11 a.m., Oct. 25 Fun Time for 4s and 5s Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (age 4-5) become a successful reader. Austintown, 10 a.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Boardman, 10 a.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Canfield, 1:30 p.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Main Library, 10 a.m., Oct. 9,16,23 Poland, 1 p.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Springfield, 10:30 a.m., Oct. 9 *Holiday Program: come in costume; treats provided at Boardman and Canfield Guess ’N’ Go - Do You Know?! Guess the number of items in the jar. Closest guess wins a prize! For grades K-6 at Austintown; for grades 6 and below at all other locations. Austintown, Library Hours, October (Theme: Don’t Be Squeamish) East, Library Hours, October Greenford, Library Hours, Oct. 27-30 (Theme: Candy Corn; sponsored by the Friends of the Library) Poland, Library Hours, Oct. 1-15 Sebring, Library Hours, Oct. 27-30 (Theme: Candy Corn; sponsored by the Friends of the Library) South, Library Hours, October Springfield, Library Hours, Oct. 1-15 West, Library Hours, October Gotta Move Story Time! For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 11a.m., Oct. 9 & 11
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Imagine With Us: Stories and Art at the Butler Institute of American Art Just up the road from Main Library at The Butler Institute of American Art, one of our children’s librarians and a museum art educator will help children become master readers and create masterpieces through a story time and art activity. The program will focus on one of the museum’s major exhibits or works. Open to families of children ages 12 and younger. The Butler Institute of American Art Youngstown, 1:30-3 p.m., Oct. 19
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Children must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities during the following programs that will help your child become a successful reader.

Library Programs to Help Make Your Baby Brilliant!

Family Story Time: Popcorn, Pumpkins and Candy Corn Stories, games and craft for children of all ages. Main Library, 7 p.m., Oct. 14 Kids’ Club: Monster Mash Come meet some monsters and some friends as we share stories, music, poetry and art. For grades K-3. Main Library, 4 p.m., Oct. 22 Pajama Jam: Sleepy-Time Fun for the Family Put on your PJs or Halloween costume, bring out the whole family and enjoy a puppet show by the Positively Preposterous Puppeteers. Poland, 7-7:30 p.m., Oct. 27 Hey, Kids! - Rock the Vote, Part I You may be too young to vote in the presidential election, but you can vote in ours! Come to the library and nominate your favorite book character. Top nominees will be up for a vote to determine the overall favorite character next month! For grades 6 and below. Poland, Library Hours, Oct. 1-26 Springfield, Library Hours, Oct. 1-26 Trim a Tree for October Decorate an ornament for our allseasons tree. For children of all ages. Poland, Library Hours, October Springfield, Library Hours, October Something Special Holiday stories and fun for ages 4-5. Sebring, 10 a.m., Oct. 16 2 • October 2008
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Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s For ages 2-3. Austintown, 10 a.m. & 11 a.m., Oct. 1, 8,15,22,29* Boardman, 10 a.m., Oct. 1,8,15,22,29* Canfield, 10 a.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Main Library, 10 a.m., Oct. 2 Poland, 10 a.m., Oct. 7,14,21,28* Struthers, 11 a.m., Oct. 1,8,15 *Holiday Programs on Oct. 28 & 29: come in costume; treats provided at Boardman and Canfield For Parents, Teachers & Caregivers Sharing Books With Talkers Learn and practice hear-and-say (dialogic) reading to help your child develop vocabulary and narrative skills and nurture early literacy. For parents, teachers and caregivers of children ages 2-3. Sign up. Austintown, 7-9 p.m., Oct. 21 Pajamarama! Stories and more for children of all ages. Wear your pajamas! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 20 Say Boo! No boo-loney – calling all ghouls for a frightfully fun time with holiday stories and a craft. For ages 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up. West, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 15 Trick or Treat! Smell My Feet! Give Me Something Good to Eat! If you dare, greet the library ghouls, who will help you make a scary treat bag for Halloween! For children of all ages. Canfield, Library Hours, Oct. 30
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Haunted Happening Halloween Don’t be a lazybones! Make “ghouls” of yourselves (come in costume!) and enjoy Halloween stories, games, a craft and treats for children of all ages. Sign up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. East, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 22 South, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 28 West, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 29
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Bonding With Babies and Books For babies ages 6-23 months. Austintown, 10 a.m., Oct. 9 & 23 Boardman, 10 a.m., Oct. 2 Canfield, 10 a.m., Oct. 20 Main Library, 10 a.m., Oct. 6,13,20,27 Poland, 10 a.m., Oct. 1,8,11,15,22,29 West, 10:30 a.m., Oct. 9

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Who Am I? Sports Who are these sports figures? Teen with the most correct answers wins a prize. For grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Springfield, Library Hours, October Wicked Word Search Think you know your Halloween lingo? Try this word-search puzzle to find out and you could win a prize. For grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Canfield, Library Hours, October Sebring, Library Hours, October ‘Wii’ Want to Play @ the Library ‘“Wii” are playing around at Main Library. Stop in and try out Guitar Hero or compete with Wii sports. Bring a friend and show ’em who’s boss! Snacks provided. For grades 7-12. Main Library, 4 p.m., Oct. 21 TAB: Teen Advisory Board Want to meet new people? Have ideas for future teen events and programs? Need service credits? Like free snacks? Then check us out at the monthly TAB (Teen Advisory Board). We meet the first Wednesday of the month. Newcomers are always welcome! For grades 7-12. Boardman, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 1
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A Book Review and Free Mug, Too! Enjoy cookies and coffee as Irene Ohlin reviews Barbara Robinson’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.” You’ll also receive an “I Love My Library” mug and a chance to enter a raffle. Better yet, you’ll get all this while benefiting the Springfield branch library. Tickets, $7 each, are available at the door or by calling the Library’s development office at 330-744-8636, extension 118. Sponsored by the Springfield Branch Library Fundraising Committee. Poland, 2-4 p.m., Oct. 26 Girls Go Glam at the Library Ladies, let’s gather for an evening of fashion, fitness, nutrition and inspiration! There will be authors, speakers, prizes and a raffle for Glitter Girls merchandise. The Glitter Girls will also have a full boutique of jewelry and other accessories, with a portion of sales benefiting the Library. Presenters include Nancy Christie, author of “The Gifts of Change”; Marsha Karzmer, author of “How Old is Beautiful?”; inspirational speaker Julia Fuhrman Davis; fitness demonstrator Susie Beiersdorfer; Lynn Porch, owner of Chapters Café; scrapbook demonstrator Roberta Cordova; and fashion partner, Glitter Girls. For admission, show your Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County membership card; if you don’t have one, purchase a membership at the door or in advance at the Friends of PLYMC Bookstore in the lower level of Poland Library. Memberships are $25 a family, $10 an individual or $5 a student. You can also buy raffle tickets at the bookstore and event: three for $5. For more information or reservations, call the Library’s development office at 330-744-8636, extension 118.
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Halloween Party Teen Read Week has come and gone, but “Books With Bite” linger on. Come to our party dressed as your favorite character and enjoy snacks, games and prizes! For grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Poland, 6 p.m., Oct. 23 Guitar Lessons At your own speed, learn the basics of playing the guitar! Bring your own guitar or we’ll provide an extra. For grades 7-12. Space is limited, so sign up today. Brownlee Woods, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 8 & 15 Campbell, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 7 & 28 Struthers, 4:30 p.m., Oct. 6 & 27 The Library’s Got What?! Hey, teens! Join us for a scavenger hunt in the library. Get the most correct “finds” and you’ll win a prize. For grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. East, Library Hours, October South, Library Hours, October West, Library Hours, October
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Tales to Tails Sign up to read to a registered therapy dog, which helps develop reading skills, promotes confidence and encourages a love of reading. Readers of all levels and abilities in grades K-6 are welcome! Each session is 20 minutes. Bring a book of your choice. Dogs are provided by K-9’s for Compassion, registered Delta Society therapy dogs. Sign up is required by calling 330-757-1852, extension 105. Poland, 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 16

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Teen Read Week Author Visit: Rachel Caine Vampires only come out at night – or do they? Find out at special appearances by Rachel Caine, author of the “Morganville Vampires” series. In keeping with this year’s Teen Read Week theme, “Books With Bite @ Your Library,” Caine will discuss the history of vampires, including fun facts. An open registration for grades 7-12 will begin Oct. 1 and is limited. To register, call 330-744-8636, extension 149. Sponsored by the Frank & Pearl Gelbman Trust of Huntington Bank, Boardman Wal-Mart Literacy Grant, and the Friends of PLYMC. Boardman, 9:30 a.m., Oct. 14 Poland, 12:30 p.m., Oct. 14
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Werewolf Bring a friend and play the mind game Werewolf. Will you be a “seer,” a “villager” or a “werewolf”? Sign up. For grades 7-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Austintown, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 15

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Author Visit at the Friends Bookstore: Harry Mays The Friends of The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County Bookstore will host a presentation by Harry Mays, co-compiler of “The Rayen School 1866-2007: A Retrospective.” The bookstore is located in the lower level of the Poland Library. Friends of PLYMC Bookstore Poland, 1 p.m., Oct. 4
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CSI Y’Town With Police Lt. Robin Lees Join fans of mystery books, movies and TV as Lt. Robin Lees of the Youngstown Police Department and Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force gives an overview of the task force’s SWAT team and drug unit. CSI Y’Town is sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County and is a chapter of the national “Sisters in Crime” organization. For more information about CSI Y’Town, call the Library’s development office at 330744-8636, extension 118. Boardman, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 28 Blood Drive By the Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross, proudly serving the needs of St. Elizabeth Hospital. Poland, 2-7 p.m., Oct. 8 Friends of the Library Meetings Friends of the Library are special volunteers who give of their time and services to support the Library. To join or find out more, call the Library’s development office at 330-744-8636, extension 118. Austintown, 7 p.m., Oct. 20 Program: “Storytelling” with Jocelyn Dabney Boardman, 10 a.m., Oct. 13 Program: “Nonfiction Books for Children” by Dr. Philip Ginnetti, dean of YSU’s Beeghly College of Education Poland, 9:30 a.m., Oct. 7 Program: “The First Ladies’ Lives After the White House” by the Salem Preservation Society
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Smart Money: Financial Empowerment for Women Planning for Now and the Future This free, financial workshop for women offers a variety of speakers covering topics such as financial planning, credit counseling, savings and home financing. A librarian from the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will describe sources and services the Library offers for making informed, personal finance decisions. A component of the Library’s Smart Money program, the event is organized by the YWCA of Youngstown. Registration is required by calling Alyssa at the YWCA office: 330-746-6361, extension 133. Austintown, 5 p.m., Oct. 16 Women’s Book Discussion Group Women who enjoy reading and would like to meet others with the same interest are invited to participate in this discussion group, which focuses on a different book every few weeks. The group meets twice monthly and is sponsored by The Friends of PLYMC. The bookstore is located in the lower level of the Poland Library. For information, call the Library’s development office at 330-744-8636, extension 118. Friends of PLYMC Bookstore Poland, 7 p.m., Oct. 13 & 27 Blood-Pressure Screenings By the Mahoning Chapter of the American Red Cross: Austintown, 1-3 p.m., Oct. 15 Boardman, 12:30-3 p.m., Oct. 6 Poland, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 28 Struthers, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 21 By the ‘Original’ Visiting Nurse Association of Mahoning Co.: East, 2-3 p.m., Oct. 7 Main Library, 10 a.m.-Noon, Oct. 23 South, 2-3 p.m., Oct. 14 West, 1-3 p.m., Oct. 21 Conversation Salons The Library’s conversation salons are special gatherings of adults ages 55 and older who discuss current events, the arts, social and cultural issues, politics, ethics, entertainment, science, technology or whatever else may be on their minds. The purpose is to explore new ideas and share interests. To register, contact the Library’s development office at 330-744-8636, extension 118. Austintown, 10 a.m.-Noon, Oct. 6 Poland, 10 a.m.-Noon, Oct. 23
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Poland, 6-8:30 p.m., Oct. 13

Business & Investment Center: Tour for Entrepreneurs Your Library has had a mission to the business community from its early history. In keeping with that mission, this session shows how the Library can help your business grow. Join a librarian from Main Library’s Information Services department to view print and electronic sources useful for business start-up and beyond. Also, tour the Business & Investment Center and start your business research. Registration is required: call 330-744-8636 and press “2” at the prompt.
Main Library, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 27

Grant Center: Grant-Seeking Basics With a Special Introduction to the Foundation Center Website Learn how the Grant Center’s resources can help you become a more effective grant-seeker! This introductory session geared to beginners provides instruction in foundation research and identifying potential funders. It also includes a tour of the Grant Center and an introduction to the Foundation Center website. Registration required: call 330-7448636 and press “2” at the prompt. Main Library, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 22
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Business & Investment Center: Small-Business Seminar Are you thinking about starting a business in the near future or further down the road? Learn important information for starting a successful business by attending this seminar. Members of SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will address important topics for those considering beginning a business. A librarian from Main Library’s Information Services department will discuss the Library’s sources and services for business startup and beyond. Registration is required: call 330-744-8636 and press “2” at the prompt.

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