Fall 2019 Newsletter

Unless otherwise noted, all adult programs are held in the McKinley Birthplace Home. England During World War II Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6:30—7:30 p.m. Learn about what life was like in England during the dark days of World War II. Find out about Victory Gardens, the Blitz, and the true story behind the famous Keep Calm and Carry On poster. Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Mahjong Instruction Classes Mondays, Sept. 16, 23, 30, 1—3 p.m. Learn the basics of playing Mahjong. Participants must attend all three classes. The classes are limited to 8 people. Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Grief 101 Wednesday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.—12 p.m. Presented by Hospice of the Valley’s LSW Bereavement Facilitator Kimberly Calhoun. Learn about the grieving process and how grief affects everything in our lives: our spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual, and social selves. We learn to create a new normal as we work through our grief. Registration not required. 90s Nostalgia: Goosebumps Saturday, Sept. 28, 2—3 p.m. Come take a break from adulting and reconnect with your inner 90s kid! Join us as we celebrate R.L. Stine’s creepy-cool Goosebumps series by working together to survive a classic Give Yourself Goosebumps novel . Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Niles City Cemetery Walk Saturday, Oct. 12, 2—4 p.m. Let the Niles Union Cemetery’s secrets be unveiled during a walk through the cemetery. Presented by local historian Wendell Lauth. Please meet at the Cemetery Chapel off the Niles Cortland Road entrance. In the case of rain, the program will be cancelled. Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Bigfoot in Ohio and Beyond held in the McKinley Auditorium Thursday, Oct. 24, 6—7 p.m. Join Amy Bue, member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization and the Ohio Bigfoot Organization, as she speaks about her experience as an investigator and researcher into the eyewitness accounts of Bigfoot. Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Coping with Grief and the Holidays Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.—12 p.m. This one-time grief support session will focus on coping with grief during the holiday season. Participants will receive handouts and materials. Kimberly Calhoun, LSW Bereavement Facilitator from Hospice of the Valley, will facilitate the session. Registration not required. Adult Programs McKinley Birthplace Home - Open Hours Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. Closed Mondays, Sept. 2, Oct. 14 Guided tours are given at the listed times and self-guided tours are available from 10 a.m.—12 p.m. and 1—4 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please call ahead for groups of 10 or more. Tours are available on other days by appointment. For more information or to schedule a tour, please call 330-652-1704 ext. 6. CRAFTING Knit One, Crochet Too! Wednesdays, Sept. 18, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, 2:30—4:30 p.m. Bring your yarn and/or cross-stitch project and enjoy spending time with others who have similar interests. Registration not required. Create Your Own Greeting Cards/Gift Tags Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2:30—4 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 21, Nov. 18, 2:30—4 p.m. Create your own design or select from available samples. All supplies will be provided. Registration requested by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Adult Pumpkin Painting Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2:30—4:30 p.m. Celebrate the season of falling leaves and trick-or-treat. Set your inner child free and paint a pumpkin! Registration required by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Decorate Your Tree with Homemade Ornaments Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6–7:30 p.m. -OR- Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2:30—4 p.m. The following ornaments will be available: stocking, Christmas moose, Christmas mouse, snowman. All supplies will be provided. Class size is limited. Registration required by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3. Adult Make-a-Gingerbread-House Event Monday, Nov. 25, 2:30—4:30 p.m. Bring your own kit and/or embellishments or use a kit and/or supplies provided by the library. Take your creation home or enter it into the contest. Class size is limited. Registration required by calling 330-652-1704 ext. 3.

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