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Learn About Senior Fraud & Scams

A speaker from Attorney General Mike DeWine's office will be at the library on Tuesday, September 23rd at 10 am to discuss their SAFE program - Senior Advocate Fraud Education - to help protect Ohio's seniors. This vital information will help you and other seniors learn how to protect yourself from fraud. Ask your friends to joing you for this Q & A session. Information is also available online at: www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/SAFEtoolkit.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00am

Zentangle Drawing Class

Learn Zentangle! We will be having a Zentangle (pen and ink) drawing class on Wednesday, October 15th, from 10am to 11:30am. Zentangle is an easy and relaxing style of creating beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. You will learn about the Zentangle art form and create several pieces of art. There is a $5 fee for materials which include pen, pencil, Zentangle paper, and a bag. Please preregister and pay at the front desk. Space is limited.(Questions: Call Kelly Rigano, Certified Zentangle teacher at 937-602-5614.)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am

September Newsletter


Out of This World Food Contest and Fall Stargazing

On Monday, October 27th, at 6:30 PM, join host Mark Reinemann for an evening of Fall stargazing while the "Alien" Food Contest is being judged.  Create your favorite "alien" food and enter to win! There will be prizes for first and second place in three age categories: Kids (under 12); Youth (12 to 17); and Adults (18+). Pick up an entry form and rules at the front desk beginning September 28th. 


Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:30pm

Watercolor Painting Classes

Watercolor painting classes meet on Mondays from 9am - noon for those students with previous experience. These classes will continue through the fall with the last class meeting on November 24th. These classes are currently full and not accepting new students for this session.

Beginners Watercolor Painting Class

A beginners watercolor painting class is meeting on Saturdays (Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, and Oct.4) from 2 to 5 pm. This class is currently full.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

            Mary L. Cook Public Library announces the launch of their 1,000 Books before Kindergarten program. This fun and exciting reading program for children ages 0-5 years. This program was developed to increase awareness of the importance of reading to very young children as well as encouraging parents to embrace their role as their child’s first teacher.

            The 1,000 Books before Kindergarten encourages families to read at least 1,000 books to their preschooler, birth to age 5, before they enter school. Families can sign up beginning August 18, 2014 at the Mary L. Cook Public Library. Each child will receive a folder with a page to record the books they read. Each time a goal of recording 20 books is reached, children are encouraged to bring their folder to the library to receive a sticker.  Each time the goal of recording 100 books is reached, children should bring their folder to library to receive a free book and, pick up more library books.

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 9:00am

News from HOOPLA : new app for Kindle Fire HDX

HOOPLA has introduced a new app for 7" and 8.9" Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The instructions for finding and downloading this app can be found in the "Help" area of the HOOPLA website, or click here.

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