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Playaways: Audiobooks Just Got Easier

Get an entire audiobook on a device that's about the size of a deck of cards. Add your own earbuds and a battery (or buy some here). Listen and enjoy; it's that easy. See our Playaways page under "books & more" for more information.

Whales, Canals and 36 Locks

Thursday, January 26 at 7 p.m.
Join travelogue host John Rodgers to see the sights from his 12 day cruise along the St. Lawrence River.

Buy CF Bicentennial T-Shirts, Hats and Candles Here

This year is Cuyahoga Falls' 200th birthday (and the library's 100th), and you can buy bicentennial t-shirts, hats and candles at the library for $10 each. The red, white, & blue striped candles created by Sisters Scented Candles of Cuyahoga Falls have a different scent for each color (rain, vanilla and cinnamon). T-shirt sizes are youth M and L, and adult S, M, L, & XL. The ball caps have an adjustable Velcro strap. You can pay by cash, check or money order made payable to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Bicentennial.

A Wealth of Information Online

Try Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, with over 25,000 encyclopedic entries, or Oxford Reference Online, which includes over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works, or World Book Online, which includes an encyclopedia, a dictionary, a guide to doing research, computer and web tutorials, "how to" resources such as understanding health and medical insurance, government resources, and more.

Cooking Healthy Meals

Thursday, January 19 at 7 p.m.
Chef Sara Carter will cover tips and tricks for cooking healthy meals without losing flavor and how to get picky eaters to eat a wider variety of foods. Registration is requested.

De-Clutter to Simplify Your Life

Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m.
Is clutter taking control of your life? Is your "stuff" all over the place? Learn how to tame clutter and regain lost space, your time, your peace and your sanity. Registration is requested.

Diamond Dogs Sled Racing

Saturday, January 14 at 2 p.m.
The Diamond Dogs Racing Kennel and The Lazy Husky Ranch will thrill children and adults alike with demonstrations of sled dogs and the history behind the world-famed Iditarod. Shannon Miller and her dogs are guaranteed to educate and entertain!

The Job Club

Thursday, January 12 at 7 p.m.
Join the Falls Library Job Club and learn the value of networking. Get tips on job searches, resumes, interviews and more. Call Adult Services for more information or to register.

Get Audiobooks & EPUB eBooks on your Kindle Fire

If you have a Kindle Fire, you might be able to use it with downloadable audiobooks and another format of eBooks. This blog post has instructions, though it does say this might not work on all devices.

The War of 1812

Wednesday, January 11 at 7 p.m.
Join members of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society and their special guest, Sharon Myers. Learn about Summit County's involvement in the War of 1812.

 

 

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