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Adventure Begins at Your Library – PCDL Summer Reading Challenge 2024

Portage County District Library (All Branches)

It's time for our Summer Reading Adventures at PCDL! Join us for the Adventure Begins at Your Library Summer Reading Challenge starting on June 3. Pre-register by visiting: portagecountyoh.beanstack.org/reader365 or any library branch location to track your reading minutes/books and participate in fun activities to earn digital tickets and badges. Register for a chance to win one of our grand prizes! You can find more information on the PCDL Summer Reading Challenge by visiting: portagelibrary.org/summer. We are so excited to […]

Portage Faith UMC Vacation Bible School

Portage Faith UMC, 9922 St. Rt. 44, Mantua, OH, will be hosting a free VBS program called “Camp Firelight: A Summer Adventure with God.” VBS begins on Tuesday July 16 through Friday, July 19, 2024.  Free supper at 5:30 pm and our program is from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm each day. This is for Preschool through Adults. Pastor Bill will be leading the adult group.  Registration forms can be filled out and returned by clicking on the link: https://portagefaith.mycokesburyvbs.com/

Learn About Roller Coasters

Randolph Library/PCDL Branch 1639 State Route 44, Randolph, OH

Roller Coasters are a thrill to ride, but what makes them work? Learn how roller coasters operate with the help of Jill Halligan from OSU Extension office. This STEM program is intended for school-age children.

Blasting Rockets!

Garrettsville Library/PCDL Branch 10482 South Street, Garrettsville, OH

Join Jill Halligan of the OSU Extension Office for a hands-on experience with rockets. Limited to 15 participants. This program is intended for school-aged children who are interested in space, rockets, and rocketry.

Found Sounds Steelpan Duo

Windham Library/PCDL Branch Renaissance Family Center, 9005 Wilverne Drive, Windham, OH

Join the Windham Library for an amazing steel drum performance! Found Sounds drum performance brings hands-on learning about steel drums origin and history. This event is intended for school-age children, but all ages who are interest may attend.

Breaking Through your Genealogical Brick Walls

Brimfield Library/PCDL Branch 4286 Kelso Drive, Brimfield

If you have been tracing your family tree for a while, you have probably run into a dead end, or a Brick Wall. Genealogist Roger Marble will dicuss tools to help you break through those walls. Presenter, Roger Marble has been researching his "roots" since 1992. Get ready to continue your journey after learning how to break through your Genealogical Brick Wall.

Garrettsville Fire Truck Visit

Garrettsville Library/PCDL Branch 10482 South Street, Garrettsville, OH

The Garrettsville/ Nelson fire department is coming to the library and bringing their trucks! This program is intended for children of all ages who are interested in checking out a real fire truck and learning some basic fire safety tips. However, everyone is welcome to attend.

Monarch Butterflies

Randolph Library/PCDL Branch 1639 State Route 44, Randolph, OH

Come and learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, metamorphosis, eggs, pupa, and much more! We will play a migration game and matching game.

The Plot Thickens Gardening Group

Aurora Memorial Library/PCDL Branch 115 East Pioneer Trail, Aurora, OH

What's better than books and gardening? Meet one Thursday a month, with speakers covering a variety of topics. We will be outside this month. Limited to 25 participants. Rain date will be August 1 at 2 pm. This program is intended for adults.

Finanical “Rules of the Road”

Brimfield Library/PCDL Branch 4286 Kelso Drive, Brimfield

Learn all about Investing 101 from Bella Marshall from Edward Jones Investments. She will discuss the basics of investing for your future. This program is intended for adults.

Traditional Mexican Cooking Class

The Battleground 425 CHERRY ST, Kent, OH, United States

Join us for a cooking demonstration with Chef Dudley Nieto on July 28th. This event will start with a presentation by Sones de Mexico, followed up by an in-depth cooking demonstration with Chef Dudley Nieto. Dinner will be provided!  Beyond the Music, 1 – 2 PM “Beyond the Music: A Music Geography of Mexico Foodways Edition” is unique opportunity to journey through Mexico’s geography, food and culture with live Mexican folk music. Join two-time GRAMMY nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble […]

$86.25

Jungle Terry

Brimfield Library/PCDL Branch 4286 Kelso Drive, Brimfield

Join Jungle Terry and meet his amazing animals! Limited to 30 participants. This event is intended for all ages.