Tremont Road - Main Library

Creative Writing Workshop

Do you love to write or want to be a better writer? Do you dream of being an author? Join us for this fun workshop with the Thurber House designed to encourage and inspire your own creative writing through activities, examples and opportunities to share your work. Registration is required and begins September 30.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Lego Lit

When books and LEGOs collide, you get LEGO Lit! Each month we share a story and build around a theme. The Friends of the UAPL provide the LEGOS, you provide the fun. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each meeting.

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Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:45pm

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Art History: Heinrich Schliemann and "Priam's Treasure"

Schliemann was a pioneer in the field of archaeology and excavated some of the most important sites in the Western world, including Mycenae in Greece and (what he believed to be) ancient Troy in Turkey in the late 19th century. Interestingly, many of Schliemann’s methods and conclusions are the focus of controversy and debate by modern scholars, so we will discuss his fascinating legacy in the worlds of art, archeology and history. Presented by Ann Shifflet from Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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High School Musical Jr. Preview Concert

Jones Middle School presents a preview performance of this year’s Fall Production: “High School Musical Jr.” Meet your favorite cast members as Jones students entertain in character both on stage and with audience members. You don’t want to miss this! Free limited tickets are required and available beginning October 3rd.

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Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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Teen Advisory Board

Join our Teen Advisory Board to help plan events and programs, promote reading and volunteering, and help make the library a great space for teens. Grades 6-12 are welcome to our meetings and will receive service credit. No Registration required.

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Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Duct Tape Creations

Join us for some duct tape fun! We will have several different projects available to choose from or bring your own ideas and use our supplies to make your own unique creation. Registration is required and begins October 3rd.

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Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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American Film Classics: Inherit the Wind

Join Steve Hunt as he presents and leads a discussion on “Inherit the Wind”, a fictionalized account of the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial. In a small Southern town, a school teacher is about to stand trial for violating a state law by introducing to his students the theory of the naturalist Charles Darwin. Starring Spencer Tracy and Frederick March and directed by Stanley Kramer.

1960 129 Min NR

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Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Vivian Harvey will lead a weekly discussion about current news events that is for those non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Explore Antarctica

oin Gene Gilliom for a cruise to a destination unlike anywhere else in the world– Antarctica. A trip to Antarctica is one of the world’s most unique an intriguing travel experiences. Wind speeds can top 198 mph and its temperatures in winter can plunge to as low as -128 degrees F. The continent’s average precipitation is comparable to that of the driest deserts.
Antarctica is a spectacular wilderness of landscapes featuring colorful ice, rugged rock formations, waterways teeming with sea life, and wildlife still unafraid of humans. Some say Antarctica is a wilderness of the mind, and traveling there is like visiting no other place. To be seen: countless penguins, a variety of seals, whales, and a surprising array of birds. In addition to spending 10 days in Antarctica on the Clipper Adventurer, the itinerary will take us to Santiago in Chile, the Falkland Islands, and Ushaia and Buenos Aires in Argentina.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Protect Yourself: Senior Scams

Seniors are frequently the target of fraud and scams, though many incidents go unreported. Learn about the latest scams targeting our senior population, and find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Presented by a representative of the Ohio Attorney General.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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