Bring your child, grades K-3, to the library for additional support with their reading. Your child will be paired with a library staff member to practice reading for at least fifteen minutes.Stop by anytime between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m., or stay for the entire program for even more reading assistance and games.Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.September 16, 18, and 30October 2, 14, 16, 28 & 30November 11, 13, 18 & 20
Come join the fun, hear a tale or two and beat the clock! Help us decorate the library for Boo on Broadway and win a prize! Fun, snacks and prizes for all ages!Grove City LibraryTuesday, October 28, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Making regular library visits is so important to your young child. There is no better way to introduce your child to a lifetime of reading fun and satisfaction than by participating in storytimes. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, songs, and crafts planned and presented just for your child's age.Please accompany your child to each program and learn how activities can be extended at home. No registration is required.Grove City LibraryMondays at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.September 8 – November 18No storytime on Monday, October 13
Family StorytimeTuesdays at 10:30 a.m.September 9, 16, 23 & 30October 7, 14, 21 & 28November 4, 11 & 18Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.September 11, 18 October 9, 16, 23 & 30November 6, 13 & 20
CSI - for teens & tweensThe Franklin County Coroner’s Office will be here to set up the crime scene. YOU help solve the crime. Teens in grades 6-12.Westland Area LibraryMonday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Preschool Storytime - Ages 4 – 6 years oldMondays 10:00 & 11:00 a.m.Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.September 8 – November 18No storytime on Monday, October 13Grove City Library
Spooky Stories & Frightful Fun!Join Frank McGarvey, professional story teller, for an afternoon of scary stories and ghostly tales. Light refreshments will be served and costumes highly encouraged! No registration is required. For all ages.Westland Area LibrarySaturday, October 25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pumpkin Decorating ContestBring in your decorated pumpkin. Judging begins at noon. Snacks and prizes provided.For kids ages 3 -11.Westland Area LibrarySaturday, October 25 at 11:30 a.m.
Come one and all to a spooky storytime for the whole family! Listen to bone-chilling tales and make a fun Halloween craft to take home.Grove City LibrarySaturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Guadalcanal: America’s First Offensive Action in World War IIThe battle for the island of Guadalcanal marked the initial offensive action in the South Pacific against the Japanese. The Marines landed on August 7, 1942 for what would be a series of horrendous land and sea battles for the control of the island's airstrip. MSgt Stephen Walter, USMCR (Ret.) hosts this presentation, which will include a film and discussion of this turning point in World War II.Grove City Library Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Family StorytimeTuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - For families!September 9, 16, 23 & 30October 7, 14, 21 & 28November 4, 11 & 18Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. - For families!September 11, 18 October 9, 16, 23 & 30November 6, 13 & 20
Making regular library visits is so important to your young child. There is no better way to introduce your child to a lifetime of reading fun and satisfaction than by participating in storytimes. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, songs, and crafts planned and presented just for your child's age.Please accompany your child to each program and learn how activities can be extended at home. No registration is required.Grove City LibraryWednesdays at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. & Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.September 10 - November 20 (No storytime Thursday, October 30)
Fairy Tale Fun ClubJoin the Fairy Tale Fun Club, where you’ll meet some new friends, hear old favorites and some new twists on old tales. We will be using all our skills to make these stories come alive! Grades K - 2.Grove City Library (meeting room)Thursdays, 4:30- 5:30 p.m.October 9 and 23November 6 and 20December 4 and 18Register at the Youth Services desk, call 875-6716, ext. 146, or online
Preschool StorytimeAll programs are Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Ages 4-6 years old.Westland Area LibrarySeptember 11 & 18October 9, 16, 23 & 30November 6, 13 & 20
Love to knit or crochet? Then you’ll want to join library staff and other caring crafters for our Blankets for Babies project. Come knit or crochet squares to be made into baby blankets. Can’t make the meeting times? You can also drop off squares at the library any time. Visit WarmUpAmerica.org for patterns and general information about the Warm Up America Foundation. All blankets will be donated to Doctors West Hospital for babies in need.Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.September 10 and 24; October 8 and 22; November 5 and 19
The Hallowed OnesJoin us for some spooky, scary readings with Ohio Author Laura Bickle.Teens in grades 6-12.Westland Area LibraryWednesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for what’s become one of the best meet-ups for kids and families in the area. You can capture some quality time with family and friends while playing your favorite card games and board games. You may even decide to try a game you’ve never played before. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Snacks and treats included. No registration required.Westland Area LibraryWednesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the Meeting RoomSeptember 10 and 24; October 8 and 22; November 12 and December 10