Library Programming while School is Out

Check out these library programs while your kids are on winter break to keep your family moving and entertained this December.

Family Programs

Family STEAM-Portage Lakes Branch Library
Wednesday, December 28, 2-4 pm
Join us for some seasonal STEAM fun!

Family Matinee Films – Main Library
The Jungle Book (2016), Tuesday, December 27 - 2 pm
Finding Dory, Wednesday, December 28 -2 pm
Pete’s Dragon, Thursday, December 29 - 2 pm
The BFG-Friday, December 30 - 2 pm
Kubo and the Two Strings, Tuesday, January 3 - 2 pm

Magic Program - Ellet Branch Library
Thursday, December 29 2-3 pm
Greg Carson will amaze! Fun for the entire family during winter break.

Adult Programs

An Evening with Curtis Taylor - Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Wednesday, December 21 - 7 pm
Grammy Award winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor will perform live with his jazz quartet

Children’s Programs

TGIF (Tweens Great Informal Friday) - Portage Lakes Branch Library
Friday, December 20 4-5 pm
Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall? Which is your favorite holiday? Choose a book based on your favorite holiday. Play the holiday matching game for a chance to win a prize.

Jr. Robotics: HeroBOTs - Northwest Akron Branch Library
Friday, December 23 - 2-4 pm
Grades 2-5 - you and your partner will build and program LEGO® WeDo® robots with the powers of Marvel and DC superheroes and build your own STEAM skills in the process.

Make-it-Take-it Crafts - Main Library-Children’s Room
Tuesday, December 27 - 1-2 pm
Wednesday, December 28 -1-2 pm
Thursday, December 29 - 1-2 pm
Friday, December 30 - 1-2 pm
Tuesday, January 3 - 1-2 pm

Yoga for School Agers - Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Wednesday, December 28 - 2:30 pm
Grades K-4 Join Nirvana Yoga for some yoga fun.

Noon Year’s Eve - Norton Branch Library
Saturday, December 31 - Noon
Ring in the New Year early with Make and Take Party Treats

Teen Programs

Teen Mini Makerspace - Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Tuesday, December 20 - 4 pm
Try different ways of printing.

3D Animation – Northwest Akron Branch Library
Friday, December 30 - 2-4 pm
Art and technology come to life with Carnegie Mellon’ free 3-D programming environment, Alice. Learn now to code your own animated creations. Bring a flash drive to save your work. Grades 4-8

No School Library Party-Freaky Challenge - Nordonia Hills Branch Library
Saturday, December 31 - 1:30 pm
Bring your friends and have some fun on your day off from school.