- August 2018 newsletter (PDF)
Try out our new online services: Lynda, a powerful online learning tool; Prenda, extensive self-paced lessons in coding; and Libby, a powerful app for finding all sorts of ebooks and audiobooks — all free with your library card. Also, find Bigfoot, take up Tai Chi, or meet our August artist, Amy Edixon. Join the Harry Potter Book Club, the Anime Club, the Teen Squad, or the Toddler Time storytimes. And that’s just a sampling of all the great things happening at ACDL!
- July 2018 newsletter (PDF)
Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday, join the Summer Reading Club picnic finale, or come read to Bella the Dog Listener. Learn about our new Children’s Garden Sound Wall, our tobacco-free campus policy, and what it’s like to be a NASA engineer. Talk with our July gallery artist, Maria Louise Welch, attend a demonstration of a printing press, and share your talents at Family Talent Night. Not to mention our regular story times, art labs, Tai Chi classes, and much more — these are only a few of the happenings at ACDL!
- June 2018 newsletter (PDF)
Learn why Libraries Rock! Share your talents at Family Talent Night, explore the Universe of Music or make music as part our new Recorder Group, enjoy a Preschool Dance Party Garden Tea Party, join our Summer Reading Club, find out why bees are important, practice Tai Chi, participate in our monthly Writers’ Workshop, and come see our Native Voices exhibit, or take part in #ACDLRocks! #MetroparksRocks! There’s also plenty of information on all the other events going on at both our Ashtabula and Geneva buildings throughout the month of June.
Learn about the exciting exhibit, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness”, coming to the Ashtabula library at the end of the month, and a wide variety of related programs. Also in this edition: The Human Library®, #ACDLRocks, Root Beer Floats and Sidewalk Chalk, Landlord/Tenant Law, Princess Storytime, Teen Tough Topics, and Monday Is for Making. Plus our ongoing programs, including Teen Squad, Drop-in Art Lab, Writers’ Workshop, Coding Clubs, Poetry Slam, Tai Chi, Tech Help, and Mother-Daughter Book Club.
We celebrate the career of a beloved staff member, express our appreciation for our patrons, and give a preview of our upcoming Native Voices exhibit and our third Human Library™ program. Learn about why water matters, parenting children with special needs, Tarot through storytelling, how to set up an email account, and genealogical DNA testing. Meet our March artist at her reception, encounter local 4-H clubs, and sign up your little ones for story time. And we invite you to bring us your poetry in March to be displayed in the library in April!
We announce the Kids’ and Teens’ Writing Contest results, and give details on our second annual Winter Beach Party in February. Read up on our Geneva Library winning Cornerstone Award from the City of Geneva, and learn about our Anti-Valentine’s Day Party, Art Labs for all ages, and Homelessness and Rape Crisis informational programs. And don’t forget our ongoing Tech Thursdays, Teen Squad, Storytimes, Tai Chi classes, and lots of other programs!