Teen Art Studios

Tuesdays: February 21, March 21, and April 18

3:00 PM in the Community Room


Join us to learn about art movements and trends! Experiment with art, get messy, and have fun! No registration necessary. Some Art Studios may get a little messy, so bring an art shirt or wear old clothes to keep your wardrobe splatter-free.

  • February 21: Painting
  • March 21: Collages
  • April 18: Optical Illusions


Teen Art Show

person holding picture frameMarch 2017

This spring, area teens in grades 6 – 12 are invited to submit artwork for the second annual Teen Art Show. The submission deadline is Friday, February 24. Teen artists may submit one piece to the art show. Drawings and paintings are preferred. A submission form must accompany all pieces. The art will be returned by April 7. Interested artists can contact Teen Librarian Liz Strauss at 330-343-6123 for more information.


Forms to Download:

April Fool’s Puppet Show

Like making kids laugh? Join the YA Crew this Spring for a fun, creative project for the Children’s Department. Teens will work in small groups or individually to pick out a fairy tale, re-imagine it as a comedy, make puppets and other props, and rehearse. No registration is necessary for the meetings, but attendance at the meetings is required to participate in the performance. Open to Teens in Grades 6-12. The performance on April 1 will be open to all ages. Contact Teen Librarian Liz Strauss at 330-343-6123 for more information.


goofy frog prince clipartMeeting Dates:

Fridays February 10 and 24 at 3:00 PM

Thursdays March 2, 9, and 16 at 3:00 PM

Dress Rehearsal Date: Thursday, March 23 at 3:00 PM

Performance Call: Saturday, April 1 at 2:00 PM



YA Crew Spring 2017

YA Crew Logo

New members and guests welcome! 

Friday, February 10 at 3:00 PM: Puppet Show Meeting

Thursday, March 9 at 3:00 PM: Puppet Show Meeting

Thursday, April 6 at 3:00 PM: Brainstorm Event

Learn more about the YA Crew by visiting the YA Crew Page or by calling Liz at 330-343-6123. 

Cupcake Decorating

Tuesday, February 14 at 3:00 PM


Learn decorating tricks and tips at this yummy event, then use them to create a cupcake masterpiece! All supplies will be provided by the library. Non-cupcake snacks will be served. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12.

Please call the library at 330-343-6123 for more information. Although registration is NOT required this year, please inform the library of any food allergies by February 7. A variety of different decorations and flavors may be used at this event. Cupcakes will be made with boxed cake mix.

Passport Club

Passport Club LogoTuesdays, February 7, March 7, and April 4

@ 3:00 PM in the Community Room

Travel with us around the world this Spring! Learn about other cultures through games, crafts, and other activities while enjoying free snacks. You may even win some prizes. Events are open to teens in grades 6-12. Call the Library at 330-343-6123  for more information on each event. NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY!



February 7 – Passport to Australia

Travel “Down Under” with us and learn about the wildlife of Australia!

March 7 – Passport to Scotland

Visit the Highlands with us today and learn some fun Scottish history.

April 4 – Passport to Egypt

Explore the Pyramids and decode hieroglyphs at our last Passport event of the Spring.