Cuyahoga Falls Library

Library Updates

Summer Reading 2017

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The library’s popular Summer Reading Program for all ages will begin on May 24 and continue through July 29. Last year more than 2,000 local readers participated.

Children earn prizes by reading each day, while teens receive rewards for reading books and attending programs. Adults earn entry forms by reading and reviewing eligible titles. Registration, in person or online, begins May 24.

Research shows that students experience learning and reading loss when they are not taking part in active education. The library’s Summer Reading Program helps children and teens retain and enhance their reading skills over the summer while also nurturing a community of engaged readers.

In addition to a summer full of great reading, there are many FREE programs for all ages, from toddlers to adults. Please call or visit the library website for registration and ticketing details.

  • Rock-a-bye Tales (6 to 23 months): Tuesdays, June 6 to July 18, 9:30 a.m.
  • Tales Alive for 2s to 5s: Mondays, June 5 to July 17, 10:15 or 11 a.m.; Tuesdays, June 6 to July 18, 10:15 a.m.
  • Outback Ray’s Exotic Animals: Saturday, June 3, 12 p.m. OR 2 p.m.
  • The Bubble Lady: Saturday, June 17, 12 p.m. OR 2 p.m.
  • Cartoonist Jeff Nicholas: Monday, July 10, 2 p.m.
  • Juggling with Matt Jergens: Friday, July 14, 11 a.m.
  • Byte-sized Coding for Kids: Mondays, June 5 to July 17, 6:30 p.m. – An introduction to beginner level coding for children in grades 4 to 7.
  • LEGO Club: Tuesdays, June 6 to July 18, 6:30 p.m.
  • Make It Fun: Wednesday OR Thursday, June 7 to July 20, 11 a.m.
  • Weekly Teen Program, Tuesdays, June 6 to July 18, 3 p.m.
  • Author Regina Brett: Wednesday, June 7, 7 p.m.

Call 330-928-2117 for more information.

 

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Beatles Program Canceled

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The “Beatles in Cleveland” program scheduled for May 22 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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3M Cloud Library

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The library will no longer offer access to the 3M Cloud Library. We will instead focus our efforts and resources on the Ohio Digital Library and OverDrive. Patrons can borrow FREE eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and video for your Kindle, NOOK, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

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OverDrive

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Our library offers FREE eBooks, digital audiobooks and streaming video that can be borrowed anytime, anywhere by visiting https://ohdbks.overdrive.com/

Users may browse the Ohio eBooks site, borrow titles with a valid library card, and start reading, listening or watching on all major computers and devices, including iPhone, iPad, Nook, Android phones and tablets, and Kindle. Many titles can be enjoyed immediately on any device with an internet browser or downloaded into the free OverDrive app. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

This service, powered by OverDrive, is free for users with a library card. To get started enjoying eBooks, audiobooks and more, visit https://ohdbks.overdrive.com/

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Spring Book Sale

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Friends of the Library Book Sale: Pre-Sale
5/4/2017 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cuyahoga Falls Library Sutliff Room
You must have a current Friends membership to attend this pre-sale event. Friends memberships will be available for purchase at the door.

Friends of the Library Book Sale
5/5/2017 10:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Cuyahoga Falls Library Sutliff Room
Come and browse our large selection of gently used books, paperbacks, children’s books, audiobooks, CDs, movies, and puzzles.

Friends of the Library Book Sale
5/6/2017 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cuyahoga Falls Library Sutliff Room
Come and browse our large selection of gently used books, paperbacks, children’s books, audiobooks, CDs, movies, and puzzles. Bag sale begins at 3 p.m.

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Printing Cost Increase

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New printing costs are now in effect at the library. An increase, our first in many years, is necessary due to paper, ink, and equipment costs.

Printing
– The cost to print in black and white will increase from $.05 to $.10
– The cost to print in color will increase from $.25 to $.75

The price for copying in black and white will remain the same at 10 cents per page.

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Library Extension for Chrome

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Use the free Library Extension for Chrome to see the availability of library books, audiobooks, and eBooks as you browse sites including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Good Reads and more.
– Install the free Library Extension: https://www.libraryextension.com/
– Select Cuyahoga Falls Library under Options
– Browse for books on supported websites
– Borrow instead of buying!

Library Extension example

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Hoopla Kids Mode

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Hoopla, one of our FREE digital services, has introduced a Kids Mode which limits available content to that appropriate for children 12 and under.

Click here to learn more.

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Hoopla

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Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your active Cuyahoga Falls Library card.

Bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service.

From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling artists and authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – you’ll soon discover that hoopla provides you the freedom you’ve been searching for to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want.

Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your active Cuyahoga Falls Library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started. Sign up today!

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Browser Extension

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Use the free Library Extension for Chrome to see the availability of library books, audiobooks and eBooks as you browse sites including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Good Reads and more.

Click here to install the free Library Extension
– Select Cuyahoga Falls Library under Options
– Browse for books on supported websites

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