Calendar

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Classic Movie Night 6:30 pm
Classic Movie Night
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The African Queen.  (United Artists, 1951, 105 minutes)
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Kids Summer Reading Club: Mad Science 10:30 am
Kids Summer Reading Club: Mad Science
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn ... Read More »
Surfs Up! 7:00 pm
Surfs Up!
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Surfs Up!
Bill Brauning will return to kick off the summer with a program about Beach Music!  Early 1960’s pop music was influenced by a completely original West Coast style ... Read More »
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Tween Summer Reading Club: You Get to Decide 11:00 am
Tween Summer Reading Club: You Get to Decide
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday Morning Tween Group:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn in that rates ... Read More »
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Kids Summer Reading Club: Science Day – STEM activities 10:30 am
Kids Summer Reading Club: Science Day – STEM activities
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn ... Read More »
Tuesday Evening Book Club 6:30 pm
Tuesday Evening Book Club
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Tuesday Evening Book Club will be reading these titles January to July 2017.  We meet on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. January 10 – Between the world ... Read More »
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Tween Summer Reading Club 11:00 am
Tween Summer Reading Club
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn ... Read More »
Thursday Evening Yoga 6:30 pm
Thursday Evening Yoga
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
NEW FOR  2017!  Thursday Night Yoga The Peninsula Library and the Friends of the Library would like to introduce Thursday Night Yoga by Nirvana Yoga. Strengthen and Stretch ... Read More »
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Libary Board of Trustees Meeting 7:00 am
Libary Board of Trustees Meeting
Jun 20 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Monthly Meeting of the Peninsula Library Board of Trustees
Kids Summer Reading Club: Akron Zoo 10:30 am
Kids Summer Reading Club: Akron Zoo
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn ... Read More »
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Tween Summer Reading Club 11:00 am
Tween Summer Reading Club
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn ... Read More »
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Learn how to Fly Fish… 10:00 am
Learn how to Fly Fish…
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fly Fishing for Beginners!  Saturday, June 24    10:00 AM-12:00 PM Whether you’re after bass & bluegill at a local pond, or stalking brown trout on the Battenkill or ... Read More »
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Ice Cream Social 2:00 pm
Ice Cream Social
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ice Cream Social Sunday, June 25—2-4 p.m. The Peninsula Library and the Peninsula Library Foundation would like to invite everyone to join us on Story Book Terrace at ... Read More »
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Kids Summer Reading Club – Duke Otherwise: music and mayhem 10:30 am
Kids Summer Reading Club – Duke Otherwise: music and mayhem
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn ... Read More »
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Wednesday Afternoon Book Club 1:30 pm
Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
Jun 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.  Here is the list of books to be read January thru June 2017. January 25 ... Read More »
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Tween Summer Reading Club 11:00 am
Tween Summer Reading Club
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn ... Read More »
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Tween Summer Reading Club
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn in that rates the book, and includes a short description of the book.  Prizes will be drawn weekly, including one movie gift card per week.  Each week we will have a fun activity and talk about books!

June 15 – How far can a marshmallow Peep fly across the room?  Find out at the Tween Summer Reading Club!  On June 15 we will build Peep Catapults and let the Peeps fly!

June 22 – What is Rube Goldberg?  Simply it is doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary.   Join us on June 22 and see what kind of Rube Goldberg contraption you can make!

June 29 – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Which brand of vanilla ice cream is your favorite?  Come to the library to taste test several different kinds, them make a sundae!

July 6 – Lets make a color bot, a robot that colors and a solar oven made out of a pizza box.

July 13 – Iron Chef Contest.  How creative can you be with the food ingredients you are given?  Let’s make an edible meal and see who has the best dish!

July 20 – End of Summer Reading Club Party:  We will play games, and celebrate our reading achievements with a pizza party!

 

 

Jul
4
Tue
CLOSED
Jul 4 all-day

We are closed today in observance of Independence Day!  Happy Fourth of July!

Jul
6
Thu
Tween Summer Reading Club
Jul 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn in that rates the book, and includes a short description of the book.  Prizes will be drawn weekly, including one movie gift card per week.  Each week we will have a fun activity and talk about books!

June 15 – How far can a marshmallow Peep fly across the room?  Find out at the Tween Summer Reading Club!  On June 15 we will build Peep Catapults and let the Peeps fly!

June 22 – What is Rube Goldberg?  Simply it is doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary.   Join us on June 22 and see what kind of Rube Goldberg contraption you can make!

June 29 – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Which brand of vanilla ice cream is your favorite?  Come to the library to taste test several different kinds, them make a sundae!

July 6 – Lets make a color bot, a robot that colors and a solar oven made out of a pizza box.

July 13 – Iron Chef Contest.  How creative can you be with the food ingredients you are given?  Let’s make an edible meal and see who has the best dish!

July 20 – End of Summer Reading Club Party:  We will play games, and celebrate our reading achievements with a pizza party!

 

 

Jul
11
Tue
Kids Summer Reading Club – Game Day
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn it in the Gold Box at the library.  We will have weekly drawings for prizes along with weekly contests such as “Guess How Many” and a “Where is Peninsula is the Lego Man”.  There will be a weekly program on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.  The schedule is as follows:

July 11 – Game Day – outdoor game activities

July 18 – Talent Show Day and Pizza Party! – Kids get to show off their special talent, and celebrate their reading achievements with an End of Summer Reading Club Party.

The Kids Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Carole Wright Children’s Fund.

Tuesday Evening Book Club
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Club will be reading these titles January to July 2017.  We meet on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

January 10 – Between the world and me.  By Ta-Nehisi Coates.                         

In a series of essays, written as a letter to his son, Coates confronts the notion of race in America and how it has shaped American history, many times at the cost of black bodies and lives.

February 14 – The Round HouseBy Louise Erdrich

A story of a boy’s coming of age in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother on the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota.

March 14 – Being mortal:  Medicine and what matters in the end.  By Atul Gawande.

Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.

April 11 – The improbability of love.  By Hannah Rothschild.

After her boyfriend stands her up, Annie keeps the gift that was to go to him:  a unique painting,  She is then is pursued by art enthusiast who would do anything to get that painting from her.  In her search for the painting’s identity, Annie will unwittingly uncover some of the darkest secrets of European history—as well as the possibility of falling in love again.

May 9 – A moveable feast.  By Ernest Hemingway.

A memoir of Hemingway’s time in France in the 1920s.

 June 13 – The life we bury.  By Allen Eskens.

Joe, a college student, writes a biography of  Carl, an elderly man in a nursing home waiting to die.  Carl was in prison for 30 years, and he agrees to tells his story  to Joe, then Joe sets out to unravel the tapestry of the thirty-year-old murder.

July 11 – Homecoming.  By Yaa Gyasi.

The story of two half-sisters in 18th century Ghana, unknown to each other and how different their lives turn out when one is sold to slavery and the other marries well.

 

Jul
13
Thu
Tween Summer Reading Club
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Thursday Morning Tween Group @ 11:00 a.m.:  This program is for tweens ages 12-18.  Each participant is encouraged to read books then fill out a reading coupon to turn in that rates the book, and includes a short description of the book.  Prizes will be drawn weekly, including one movie gift card per week.  Each week we will have a fun activity and talk about books!

June 15 – How far can a marshmallow Peep fly across the room?  Find out at the Tween Summer Reading Club!  On June 15 we will build Peep Catapults and let the Peeps fly!

June 22 – What is Rube Goldberg?  Simply it is doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary.   Join us on June 22 and see what kind of Rube Goldberg contraption you can make!

June 29 – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Which brand of vanilla ice cream is your favorite?  Come to the library to taste test several different kinds, them make a sundae!

July 6 – Lets make a color bot, a robot that colors and a solar oven made out of a pizza box.

July 13 – Iron Chef Contest.  How creative can you be with the food ingredients you are given?  Let’s make an edible meal and see who has the best dish!

July 20 – End of Summer Reading Club Party:  We will play games, and celebrate our reading achievements with a pizza party!

 

 

Jul
15
Sat
Peninsula Python Day at the Library
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Peninsula Python Day at the

Peninsula Library & Historical Society

July 15  – 10a.m.-4 p.m.    

Join us on Python day and play a game of  Peninsula Python Pandemonium, win prizes or squirmy treats! We will also have a coloring station with Python Coloring ABC’s sheets to color!

 

 

Peninsula Python Day at the Museum
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Peninsula Python Day at the

Cuyahoga Valley Historical Museum, 1775 Main St., 2nd Floor, 330-657-2892

July 15       12p.m.—4:00 p.m.

Where in Peninsula is the python? Find out at the Cuyahoga Valley Historical Museum from 12-4pm. Peninsula Python Day Saturday July 15!  Learn about the real history of the Peninsula Python in our exhibit “Bits and Pieces:  Unpuzzling our Past”.    The Cuyahoga Valley Museum is a branch of the Peninsula Library & Historical Society.

 

Jul
18
Tue
Libary Board of Trustees Meeting
Jul 18 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Monthly Meeting of the Peninsula Library Board of Trustees

Kids Summer Reading Club: Peninsula’s Got Talent Show
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Tuesday Morning Children’s Group:  This program is for children ages 3-11.  For every 15 minutes your child reads, or is read to, they fill out a reading coupon and turn it in the Gold Box at the library.  We will have weekly drawings for prizes along with weekly contests such as “Guess How Many” and a “Where is Peninsula is the Lego Man”.  There will be a weekly program on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.  The schedule is as follows:

 

July 18 – Talent Show Day and Pizza Party! – Kids get to show off their special talent, and celebrate their reading achievements with an End of Summer Reading Club Party.

The Kids Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Carole Wright Children’s Fund.