Red Cross Blood Drive
May 1, noon to 5 p.m.: Donating blood makes a big difference in the lives of others. Call 1-800-Give-Life to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Memory Fitness: Keep Your Mind Sharp
May 2, 7 p.m.: Understanding the keys to memory fitness and utilizing effective strategies can have a positive impact on your memory, particularly when meeting the demands of a busy life. Since research emphasizes the need to challenge your brain, it is important to find new activities to add to your current memory fitness routine. Kathryn Kilpatrick, a geriatric life enhancement consultant and memory fitness specialist, will offer coaching and resources for all ages. Sponsored by Danbury Senior Living. Free.
Hooked on Books
May 4, 1 p.m.: May's book is "Dragon Springs Road" by Janie Chang. June's book will be "Last Bus to Wisdom" by Ivan Doig. New members are always welcome at this monthly book club.
Spring Book Sale
The Friends of Cuyahoga Library will host their spring book sale on May 5 from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friends members can attend a pre-sale on May 4 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door.
Movie: A Dog's Purpose
May 7, 1 p.m.: A dog discovers his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners. Rated PG. Free.
Add one of the library's most popular fiction titles to your reading list this spring: The Fix by David Baldacci; One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline; Golden Prey by John Sandford; Two from the Heart by James Patterson; My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry; Into the Water by Paula Hawkins; Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner; The Girl Before by JP Delaney; No Easy Target by Iris Johansen; and A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
Cuyahoga Falls Community Band concert
May 8, 7:30 p.m.: Enjoy the sweet sounds of the 50-member Cuyahoga Falls Community Band directed by Kristan E. Crane. The concert will take place in adult services on the upper level. Free.
Workshop: How to Pay for College
May 11, 6:30 p.m.: Parents of college-bound students are invited to learn about wise ways to pay for college. You will learn: How to choose schools offering the best financial aid; How families can save without being penalized; How to reduce your cost of tuition when your kids are ready for college; How to pay for college without jeopardizing your retirement; The importance of filing your FAFSA without mistakes. Presented by College Funding Educators of America. Register in person, online, or by calling 330-928-2117. Free.
New Service: Fax Machine
The library now offers a self-service fax machine. The cost is $1.75 for the first page plus $1 for each additional page. You can use a credit card or purchase a prepaid fax card at the circulation desk.
Coffee withthe Editor
May 8, 9:30 a.m.: Meet with Cuyahoga Falls News-Press editor Phil Keren to share story ideas, as well as your thoughts on the paper and the community.
Free Legal Documents
The library provides free access to the LawDepot database. You can download and print legal documents, forms, and contracts. Get started at http://bit.ly/CFL-lawdepot. For more information, call adult services at 330-928-2117 x 2000.
The library is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit www.cuyahogafallslibrary.org.