Kids


The 6th Annual T-County History Patriot Rally

Leap into History!

Saturday, February 20 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ New Towne Mall in New Philadelphia

T-County Patriots LogoCome visit the library booth and all the other awesome displays at the 6th Annual T-County History Patriot Rally! Explore museums and play games. Interact with living historians, reenactors, and costumed characters. Complete the scavenger hunt for a chance to win awesome prizes like an iPad or a Kindle. The first 500 kids will receive a goodie-stuffed drawstring backpack! This event is completely FREE! No registration necessary. Visit the Patriots online through their Facebook page. We’ll see you at the Patriot Rally!


Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be open in the storyroom from November 19 – December 2. Stop by to browse and purchase some great books! Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask a Children’s Librarian about ordering books online. Cash, credit, and debit cards accepted. Call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information.book fair-crop


Folklore Around the World: A Multicultural Story Hour!

Folklore Around the World BannerThursday, October 1 at 7:00 PM

For Children Pre-K through 5th Grade and Parents

Hear stories from Native American, African, and Hispanic Cultures performed by the Teen Department! Each child will receive a free book and a special gift. Refreshments will also be served. Call the Library at 330-343-6123 to Register or for more information.

All September, teens have been working on performances based on folklore from different cultures. Snakes, bullies, talking rocks, and more are featured in these special stories that teach us where stories came from, how to treat those who are different, and to be careful about the choices we make in life. Don’t miss these exciting stories!

This event is funded by a Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Creative Outreach Grant.


Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

baseballSaturday, April 11 at 10:00 AM

For children ages 5-12 and Parents

The “Boys of Summer” are back playing baseball and we are ready to celebrate Our National Pastime with a morning filled with activities, prizes, and more! “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” will feature a special story time featuring guest readers from the Dover High School baseball team and an autograph session, a special baseball-themed craft, a baseball skills clinic, an appearance by the mascot from the Akron Rubber Ducks, a ballpark lunch, and much more. Prizes for youth participating in the program include a pair of tickets to a Cleveland Indians game, a Carlos Santana game-used bat, a signed official lineup card from an actual Indians game, baseball cards and more. Space for the program is limited to the first 35 children who register and their parents. This program is sponsored by the Gee Family of Dover in memory of Christopher Gee. For more information or to register for the program, please contact the Dover Public Library at 330-343-6123.

Carlos Santana