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    Celebrate Norton Branch Library's 30 year anniversary on Tuesday, May 1. Stop by for snacks and reminisce with us!

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    YOUTH ARTS
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    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    10 am - 4 pm
    Main Library Auditorium

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    CALLING ALL
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    GeekFest 2018 is looking for artists of all ages to feature their fandom. Art must be received by May 12 to be considered.

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    NATURALIZATION RECORDS &
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    Featuring Kenneth Bravo
    Saturday, May 5 - 10:30 am to 1 pm
    Main Library, Meeting Room 2AB

    Naturalization Records and Researching Jewish Genealogy
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    STAR WARS &
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    These library programs are out of this world!

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    AUTHOR! AUTHOR!
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    Meet published authors and fellow aspiring writers at these upcoming Library programs.

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    HARVEST
    FOR HUNGER

    Unexpected expenses can take food off the table. 1 in 6 Northeast Ohians struggle with hunger. You can help — at your local library!

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NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

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DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

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Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
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Amy Casey, Tilt

Amy Casey

ARTIST

Tilt, 2016

TITLE, DATE

Aquatint etching on paper

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Andrew Thomas Lopez, Thumbs Up

Andrew Thomas Lopez

ARTIST

Thumbs Up, 2011

TITLE, DATE

Archival inkjet print

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Angelo Merendino, Parents Waving Goodbye at the Door

Angelo Merendino

ARTIST

Parents Waving Goodbye at Door, 2013

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Inkjet print

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Butch Anthony, Birds of the World

Butch Anthony

ARTIST

Birds of the world, 2016

TITLE, DATE

Mixed media

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Christine Paringer, Untitled Collage

Christine Paringer

ARTIST

Untitled Collage, 2010

TITLE, DATE

Mixed media collage

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David Szalay, Darwins Fox

David Szalay

ARTIST

Darwins Fox, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Digital print

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Derek Hess, B-24

Derek Hess

ARTIST

B-24, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Graphite on paper

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Emily Sullivan, Smith Plight of the Passenger Pigeons

Emily Sullivan Smith

ARTIST

Plight of the Passenger Pigeons, 2015

TITLE, DATE

12 color screen print with gold leafing

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Erik Neff, Monothon Monoprint 3

Erik Neff

ARTIST

Monothon Monoprint 3, 2017

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Monoprint

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Erin Guido, Sometimes Things Work Out

Erin Guido

ARTIST

Sometimes Things Work Out, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Monoprint

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Jay Croft, Dont Worry We Can Still Be Friends

Jay Croft

ARTIST

Dont Worry We Can Still Be Friends, 2012

TITLE, DATE

Screenprint on paper

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Jenny Schmid, XXOO (Yolo)

Jenny Schmid

ARTIST

XXOO (Yolo), 2015

TITLE, DATE

Lithograph screenprint

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Joan Colbert, Limoges Market

Joan Colbert

ARTIST

Limoges Market, 2006

TITLE, DATE

Linoleum block print

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John Sokol, Rita Dove as Mother Love

John Sokol

ARTIST

Rita Dove as Mother Love, 1999

TITLE, DATE

Screenprint on paper

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Kadir Nelson, Mood Indigo

Kadir Nelson

ARTIST

Mood Indigo, 2004

TITLE, DATE

Giclée on paper

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Kristina Paabus, along with

Kristina Paabus

ARTIST

along with, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Etching, aquatint, and lithograph

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Maria Alejandra Zanetta, Vino

Maria Alejandra Zanetta

ARTIST

Vino, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Mixed media

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Mark Mothersbaugh, Ashtabula Perambulator

Mark Mothersbaugh

ARTIST

Ashtabula Perambulator, 2007

TITLE, DATE

Epson giclée print

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Melissa Kreider, After-care

Melissa Kreider

ARTIST

After-care, 2015

TITLE, DATE

Photograph

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Melissa Markwald, Abstract Portrait

Melissa Markwald

ARTIST

Abstract Portrait, 2016

TITLE, DATE

Oil on panel

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Micah Kraus, PUI Madrid

Micah Kraus

ARTIST

PUI Madrid, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Laser engraved acrylic ink on rag paper

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Michael Loderstedt, Craig Lucas,  Rhino

Michael Loderstedt, Craig Lucas

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R from Bestiary, 1999-2000

TITLE, DATE

Screenprint and relief on paper

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Michelle Martin, Crypsis

Michelle Martin

ARTIST

Crypsis, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Polymer plate photogravure

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Miller Horns, Morning, Noon, and Night

Miller Horns

ARTIST

Morning, Noon, and Night, 1980s

TITLE, DATE

Mixed media

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Natalie Lanese, Mountain High

Natalie Lanese

ARTIST

Mountain High, 2017

TITLE, DATE

Gouache and collage on paper

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Shane Wynn, Beekeeper

Shane Wynn

ARTIST

Beekeeper, 2015

TITLE, DATE

Photograph

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Timothy Callaghan, La Grange

Timothy Callaghan

ARTIST

La Grange, 2016

TITLE, DATE

Gauche on paper

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