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Transferring Library eBooks to your Kindle by USB

You can usually get library ebooks onto your Kindle using wifi, but sometimes you'll need to use a USB cable - like when you don't have wifi, or when you check out a book published by Penguin. Here's an Amazon web page with instructions and a video on how to do this.

Kickboxing for Family Fitness Class

Wednesday, February 29 at 7 p.m.
All ages welcome! For information call Pete Timoch at 330-535-1869. To register for this free class call the library at 330-928-2117.

Library Use Is Still Way Up

Last year was the third busiest year in the library’s history in terms of checkouts, and we loaned even more audiobooks, e-books, and regular books for adults than we did in 2010, our busiest year ever. In 2011 we also had more people come into the building, attend our programs, and use our computers.

Help and Healing for Victims of Abuse

Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m.
Pam Petrosino of Petrosino Wellbeing Foundation will be on hand to offer guidance to those who have been abused physically, emotionally and/or mentally. Her (non-profit) program helps to empower and improve the lives of our children and our community, offering personal protection instruction for abused women and children and a physical and mental guidance program for at-risk children. Registration is requested.

Oscar Winners & Nominees 2012

Here are the 2012 Oscar winners and nominees for the major categories, with links to those which you can get from the library. Just click on a title to check its status and place a reserve in the library catalog. For a complete list of winners and nominees, see the list at Oscar.org.

Best Picture  read more »

Movie Weekend

Tower Heist-rated PG 13
Saturday, February 25 at 2 p.m.

Puss in Boots-rated PG
Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m.
 

Recycle Paper Here

Last year we recycled more than 71,000 pounds of paper, earning $900 for the library. You can use our recycling bin for just about any kind of paper - magazines, paper bags, catalogs, phone books, paperback and hardbound books, newspapers, junk mail, and office and school paper. The bin is in the parking lot near Broad Boulevard.

Saving Money, Saving Energy

From April through December last year we saved almost $22,900 by using 300,000 fewer kilowatt hours of electricity. That's 36% less power than we used during the same months in 2009. 

On a Small Ship: Canada and New England

Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
Travelogue host John Rodgers gives a tour of Bonaventure Island, Nova Scotia, Maine, Massachusetts and much more.

Movie: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 1

Sunday, February 18 at 2 p.m.
Rated PG 13

 

 

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