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 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.

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St. Patty’s Celebration!

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Join us for a wee bit of Irish fun at this family-friendly community event!

10:00 AM: Irish Storytime with Miss Patt & Mortimer

1:00 PM: “St. Patrick: From Slave to Patron Saint,” lecture

2:00 PM: Tales of Ireland: Storytelling by Joyal Pittman

3:30 PM: The Akron Ceili Band performs LIVE!

5:00 PM: Free movie showing starring Sean Connery

If you would like to attend any of these programs, please call the library to register at 330-343-62123