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Cuyahoga Falls Library News (July 2, 2017)

Published: July 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Movie: 'Power Rangers'

July 2, 1 p.m.: A group of high-school students who are infused with unique superpowers harness their abilities to save the world. Rated PG-13. Free.

Tales Alive for 2s to 5s

July 3, 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.: Ages 2 to 5 are invited to enjoy an interactive story time with their caregiver.

STEM Mystery Challenge

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July 3, 6 p.m.: Participants will be given a bag with the same ingredients and a STEM-based challenge to solve. Points will be awarded based on speed, creativity and accuracy. Open to young adults in grades 6 to 12. Register online or by calling 330-928-2117.

Make It Fun

July 5 and 6 at 11 a.m.: Weekly science, art or craft fun for ages 5 to 11. A limited number of free tickets will be available 30 minutes before each program begins.

Hooked on Books

July 6, 1 p.m.: July's book is "The Hole We're In" by Gabrielle Zevin. August's book will be "All the Birds Singing" by Evie Wyld. New members are always welcome at this monthly book club.

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Hungry Games, Part II: Catching Fire

July 6, 3 p.m.: The second annual Hungry Games is seeking tributes. In this Iron Chef-based competition, tributes will be divided into districts and compete as teams for the most points. The winning team will be declared the "Capital Chefs." Open to young adults in grades 6 to 12. Register online or by calling 330-928-2117.

Play and Stay

July 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Join the library for an open-ended Early Childhood Education program with sensory toys and new learning experiences. Suitable for kids up to age 5 and their caregivers. Free.

Movie: 'The Zookeeper's Wife'

July 9, 1 p.m.: "The Zookeeper's Wife" tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Rated PG-13. Free.

Red Cross Blood Drive

July 10, 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.

Cartoonist Jeff Nicholas

July 10, 2 p.m.: All ages will enjoy Jeff's cartoon character sidekicks and original stories that encourage reading, writing, and drawing. Free tickets available beginning July 1 at the Children's Room desk.

Fighting Fake News

July 11, 7 p.m.: This one-hour course will cover what to look for in a news story to identify suspicious information and how to distinguish it from satire and sponsored content. By the end of the class, patrons will be able to identify the origin and authenticity of online articles, images, and websites. Topics covered will also include conflict of interest and how to look for balance. Register in person, online, or by calling 330-928-2117. Free.

'Those Were the Days' with Dick Jacoby

July 12, 7 p.m.: Enjoy tunes that will take you back to the good old days. Plan to sit back, relax and let keyboardist and vocalist Dick Jacoby take you down memory lane to the days of the Big Bands and beautiful, never to be forgotten melodies. Free.

Popular Fiction

Are you looking for your next great summer read? Here are this week's most popular fiction books for adults: "Into the Water" by Paula Hawkins; "Camino Island" by John Grisham; "The Silent Corner" by Dean Koontz; "The Identicals" by Elin Hilderbrand; "One Perfect Lie" by Lisa Scottoline; "The Fix" by David Baldacci; "Two From the Heart" by James Patterson; "Come Sundown" by Nora Roberts; "Same Beach, Next Year" by Dorothea Benton Frank; "Secrets in Summer" by Nancy Thayer

Library closed

The library will be closed on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.


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