Barberton Public Library Program Guide December — January 2022 Holiday Happenings C h i l d r e n ’ s P r o g r a m s Wee Ones S t or y t ime Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. January 13, 20, and 27 Ages birth - 2 years old Children’s Activity Room Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by playtime with a variety of fun and educational toys. You can register online to receive reminder emails. Masks are recommended. Di scover y S t or y t ime Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. December 7 and January 11, 18, and 25 Ages 2 - 5 years old Spillette Meeting Room Join us for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft and playtime with a variety of fun and educational toys. You can register online to receive reminder emails. Masks are recommended. Dec l u t t er , Or gan i ze , S imp l i f y ! Tuesday, January 11 6:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Registration Required Rhoda Bryan, a professional organizer with 20 years of experience, will discuss organization as a means of creating order, relieving stress, and opening opportunities. Storytimes Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. December 14 and January 11 Children’s Activity Room Children in grades 5-8 can join us for a variety of fun activities. Can’t stay for the whole program? No problem! Stay for a while or just a quick minute. Snacks provided. Tween Tuesdays Bar ber t on i n 1903 Wednesday, January 19 2:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Registration Required. 1903 was a busy year. Ohio celebrated its 100 th birthday. Orville Wright made the first successful flight, while Henry Ford started an auto company. The first World Series was played in Boston with the Red Sox beating the Pittsburgh Pirates. This program will also be streamed on Facebook Live. Noon Year ’ s Eve Par t y Friday, December 31 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Children’s Department Join us in celebrating the beginning of 2022! Drop by anytime between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for games and art projects, but be sure to be here at noon for a special snack and a balloon drop. This is a family event. Ch r i s tmas wi t h Char l es Di ckens Tuesday, December 7 6:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Please join The Largely Literary Theater Company for a two- person production that includes selections from "A Christmas Carol" and other seasonal favorites by Charles Dickens. This program will also be streamed on the Library’s Facebook Live. This is a family event. Ch r i s tmas Wrapp i ng Par t y Saturday, December 4 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Join us for a festive afternoon of present wrapping, cookies, and music. Drop in or stay for the party. All supplies provided. This is a family event. Ch r i s tmas Car ds f or Sen i or s Ca rds due December 6 Heavy Me ta l : A Low B ras s T r i o Ho l i day Favo r i t es Conce r t Saturday, December 11 3:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Consisting of a euphonium, trombone, and bass trombone, Heavy Metal: A Low Brass Trio will play a variety of holiday favorites. This is a family event. Ho l i day Pa j ama Fami l y S t or y t ime Thursday, December 16 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Throw on your favorite winter jammies and cozy up with a cup of hot chocolate for a holiday storytime. We will read books, play games, craft, and create snacks that are almost too cute to eat! Join us for a storytime the whole family can enjoy! Register online to receive reminder emails. This is a family event. Ho l i day Cheesebal l Demons t ra t i on Wednesday, December 1 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Registration Required Cheese is a popular food to serve when families gather. Librarian Sarah G. will show you multiple cheeseball recipes to make your holiday season delicious. Samples included! This program is for adults only. S t ar War s Wednesday, December 8 4:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Children ages 5 - 12 can join us for Star Wars trivia, crafts, games, and to test their Jedi abilities by completing the official Jedi Training. Party Time! Beach Par t y wi t h Gi an t Games Wednesday, January 26 4:30 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Children ages 5 - 12 can join us for a beach party with giant games, music, an art project, and a snack! We'll have giant Connect - 4, Kerplunk, Candy Land, and more. A d u l t E v e n t s S t at i onar y Swap Tuesday, January 25 6:00 p.m. Spillette Meeting Room Do you love purchasing stationery and paper crafting supplies? Do you have multiples of some supplies but still want more? Bring any unwanted stationery and any paper crafting supplies to swap with other enthusiasts for a fun and free way to add variety to your collection. Perfect for people who make their own cards and envelopes or who love penpalling. Notecards, stationery, stickers, pens, and more are welcome. February is A Month of Letters, where people are challenged to mail an item each day the mail runs. Find out more at https://lettermo.com/.