40 North Main Street, Niles, OH 44446 • www.mcklib.org • 330-652-1704 SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER
One-on-One Tech Help Appointments Tues., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. at the Library Looking for help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Sign up for a 45minute Technology Help appointment. A scheduled appointment is required. To make an appointment, please call 330-652-1704 ext. 3. *NEW* Chess Club 4th Tues. of the Month Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at the Library Meet up with other players for a friendly round (or more) of this ancient strategy game. Use the library’s chess set or bring your own. Lessons will not be provided. Meditation for Beginners Sat., Sept. 9, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Join us as Mary Brown of A Moment for Me Yoga and Wellness Center teaches basic meditation techniques. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Medicare Basics Tues., Sept. 19, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Join us as Medicare Certified insurance advisor Cynthia Bianco explains your Medicare options. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Essential Oils for Sleep Sat., Sept. 23, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Join us as Janet Agueda of Making Scents Studio in Niles discusses the connection between scent and sleep. She will also teach participants how to make their own pillow spray. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Coping with Grief at the Holidays Tues., Nov. 7, 1:30–2:30 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home This one-time grief support session will focus on coping with grief during the holiday season. Hospice of the Valley’s LSW Bereavement Facilitator Kimberly Calhoun will facilitate this session. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. The Political Transformation of David Tod Thurs., Nov. 16, 6–8 p.m. in the Auditorium of the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum Born to a politically active family in the Western Reserve, David Tod served as a lawyer and postmaster before becoming a senator in 1838. During the Civil War, recently elected Ohio governor David Tod shed his Democratic loyalty to support the Union cause. Join us as Joseph Lambert, Jr., discusses the evolution of David Tod’s political beliefs and the importance of his loyalty to country over partisanship. There will be a book signing after the presentation. Presented in partnership with the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum. Understanding Schizophrenia with Cadence Care Network Sat., Nov. 18, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Join us to learn about schizophrenia with Ms. Barb, LISW with Cadence Care Network and adjunct professor at YSU. Ms. Barb will discuss the history of schizophrenia and its relationship with the beginning of mental health research in America. She will also provide an overview of schizophrenia and the variety of diagnoses associated with it. There will be time for questions and answers following the presentation. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. LEARN Needles, Hooks, & Books 1st Fri. of the Month Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, 2–4 p.m. at the Library Bring your knitting, crocheting, or sewing project and enjoy spending time with other fiber artists! Lessons will not be provided. Scrabble Club 2nd Wed. of the Month Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, 4–6 p.m. at the Library Join fellow Scrabble-lovers for a friendly round of the classic crossword game. We’ll supply the game boards; you supply the fun! Staff can answer questions but cannot participate. Scarecrow Candy Dish Tues., Oct. 17, 6:30–7:30 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Make an adorable scarecrow candy dish to get into the Halloween spirit! All supplies will be provided. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Wine Cork Pumpkin Sat., Nov. 4, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Craft the perfect Thanksgiving decoration using painted wine corks. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Blackout Poetry Workshop Sat., Nov. 11, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Utilizing existing text, the poet will black out unwanted words with a permanent marker and arrange the rest of the words to create a poem. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 3. CREATE BookChat Thurs., Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, 3 p.m. at Niles SCOPE Mon., Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home September: The Maggie Bright: A Novel of Dunkirkby Tracy Groot October: The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman November: Body of Truthby Harriet Brown The following programs take place at the McKinley Birthplace Home: Trumbull County Reads Book Chat Mon., Oct. 16, 6 p.m. Join us to discussKent State: Four Dead in Ohioby Derf Backderf and The Orphan Collector by Ellen Marie Wiseman. *NEW* Cookbook Club 2nd Wed. of the Month, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. We’ll discuss a new cookbook or theme each month. September (Read one or both): The Hebridean Baker by Coinneach MacLeod or Tasting History by Max Miller October: The Way to Cook by Julia Child November: 101 Greatest Soups on the Planet by Erin Renouf Mylroie *NEW* Movie Club 1st Tues. of the Month, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. Watch the movie at home, then join us for a friendly discussion. September (Watch one or both): A Man Called Ottodirected by Marc Forster or A Man Called Ovedirected by Hannes Holm October: KnivesOut directed by Rian Johnson November (Watch one or all): Indiana Jonesmovies directed by Stephen Spielberg Mystery Readers’ Book Club Wed., Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m. September: The Murder of King Tut by James Patterson October: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim November: Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto DISCUSS
BeaMaker November 16 Get creative at our teen makerspace! All tools and supplies will be provided. Trumbull County Teens Read October 19 Read one or both of this year’s Trumbull County Reads books for teens and come talk about them. Over 50 years ago, four college students stood up for their beliefs and paid the ultimate price. Read Kent Stateby Deborah Wiles (for young adults) and see why we’re still talking about it today. Ever wonder what it was like to be a teen in 1969? Read Deborah Wiles’s Anthem(for tweens) to find out. Blackout Poetry Workshop 4th Thursday of the Month, September 28, October 26, November 30 Create your own poems without putting pen to paper! Start with a classic text and black out unwanted words with a permanent marker. Arrange the rest of the words to create a poem. All supplies will be provided. Full STEAM Ahead September 21 Learn about science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) with a hands-on technology lab! All supplies will be provided. AnimeClub 2nd Thursday of the Month, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14 Do you enjoy anime? Are you interested in learning about Japanese culture? If so, then this is the club for you! Meet up with other teens to watch anime, discuss your favorite series, and learn some basic Japanese phrases. PAWS Therapy Dog 1st Thursday of the Month, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7 Spend an hour relaxing with Bella Rose, the sweet and lovable service dog! Read aloud to her, or just give her a good belly rub. She’ll be happy either way! Teen Scene Thursday September 7 – December 14 Excluding Thanksgiving Day (November 23) 3:30–4:30 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Teens ages 12–18 are invited to enjoy different activities each week. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 4. Art Making with the HELMS Foundation 2nd Tuesday of the Month, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12, 4–5 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Express how you feel through art making! Teens ages 12–18 are invited to create a different artwork each month. All materials will be provided. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 4. TEENS Native Americans in the Mahoning Valley Wednesday, November 15, 6–7 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home November is National Native American Heritage Month! Celebrate by learning about the history of Native Americans in the Mahoning Valley and making a fun craft. Children will hear true stories of Native Americans in our area and see original artifacts including a wampum belt, an Iroquois horn rattle, and black bear pelts. All supplies will be provided. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 4. Marbles Tournament Saturday, October 14, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Children are invited to learn the rules of the game and compete in a friendly tournament! All supplies will be provided. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 4. Cooking with the Classics: Snow White Saturday, September 16, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Listen to the classic story of Snow White and learn how to make a tasty fall treat! Children will learn how to make candy apples and will take one home to enjoy. All supplies will be provided. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required at 330-652-1704 ext. 4. Fall Storytime Tuesdays, September 5–December 12, 2 p.m. in the Library Caregivers and their children ages 0–4 years are invited to attend storytime to encourage a love of reading with fun stories, songs, and crafts. Stop by to celebrate a different theme each week! Join us on October 17 for a special “Stand Up” storytime in celebration of Trumbull County Reads. Remember, Storytime will be held in the children’s room of the library. CHILDREN
SAVE THE DATE! Cookie Table: A Steel Valley Tradition Saturday, December 9, 2–3 p.m. at the McKinley Birthplace Home Join us for an afternoon of sweet treats and regional history! Labor Day........................ Monday, Sept. 4 Staff Development Day.... Monday, Oct. 9 Thanksgiving...........Wednesday, Nov. 22 (Closing Early at 5 p.m.) Closed thru Thursday, Nov. 23 Closings CURBSIDE HOURS Mon–Thu: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Fri &Sat: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sun: CLOSED To make an appointment Call 330-652-1704 ext. 1 LIBRARY HOURS Mon–Thu: 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Fri &Sat: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Sun: CLOSED Hours OPENHOURS Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 1–4:30p.m. To schedule a tour please call 330-652-1704 ext. 3 William McKinley Birthplace Home McKinley Memorial Library @McKinleyMemorialLibrary @McKinleyLibrary McKinleyMemorialLibrary Follow Us on Social Media McKinley Memorial Library Phone: 330-652-1704 Fax: 330-652-5788 Email: email@example.com Department Extensions Circulation, ext. 1 Reference/Adult Services, ext. 3 Children's Room/Teens, ext. 4 Library Director Carrie Kibby, ext. 5 Deputy Director Sonya Picuri, ext. 7 Library Board of Trustees John Yuhasz, President James A. Yuhasz, Vice President Meredith Elliott, Secretary Sandy Bilovesky Kadie Bowen Sherry Rose Devon Stanley Friends of the Library Kadie Bowen, President 330-544-0199 Contact Us SAVE the DATE! 11th Annual McKinley Christmas Saturday, December 2 12–4p.m. Join us for festive holiday entertainment, fun activities, crafts, and refreshments at: • McKinley Birthplace Home • National McKinley Birthplace Memorial Museum • Niles Historical Society’s Ward-Thomas House NOVEMBER ALibrary by Nikki Giovanni OCTOBER Hello Autumn! by Shelley Rotner SEPTEMBER I Took the Moon for aWalk by Carolyn Curtis StoryWalk® is located at Stevens Park in Niles, Ohio This memorial dedication plaque can be seen above the new water bottle filling station/fountain in the library. The high-tech filtered water station was donated by the Friends of the McKinley Memorial Library in honor and memory of Ian W. Bowden.