Tremont Road - Main Library

The Ohio State University in the Sixties: The Unraveling of the Old Order

In the spring of 1970 growing student protests forced the Ohio State University to close entirely for two weeks - an event unprecedented in the institution’s 100 year history. How could a campus that previously seemed immune to the unrest sweeping other campuses go off the tracks so far and so quickly? Join Bill Shkurti for a discussion of his newest book “The Ohio State University in the Sixties: The Unraveling of the Old Order. Using news stories, archival materials and personal interviews, Shkurti has reconstructed the unique circumstances of those tumultuous times into a compelling narrative. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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A Few Notes on Streaming Music

Streaming services have changed the way we listen to music by making (almost) all of the songs available all of the time. We’ll talk about the major services like Spotify and Apple Music, and several you can access for free through the library. Then we’ll dive into tips for finding music and how to listen without burning through your data plan.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning. Some baby signs will be incorporated in this storytime. (Wednesdays only)

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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Bling Out a Pumpkin

Drop by anytime today and we’ll provide one small pumpkin to each child while they last. Use stickers, washi tape, markers etc. to decorate your gourd.

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Friday, October 28, 2016 (All day)

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Pumpkin Parade

Come dressed in your costume for this special annual Halloween storytime. We’ll read a few stories and do some rhymes then parade around the library and enjoy a spooky treat.

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Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:15am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning. Some baby signs will be incorporated in this storytime. (Thursdays only)

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Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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