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Star Wars Jedi Academy

2024-07-03 11:00:00 2024-07-03 12:00:00 America/New_York Star Wars Jedi Academy Kids up to Grade 6! Get ready to enter Star Wars Jedi Training Camp! Practice the skills needed to become a Jedi, meet R2D2, create a "lightsaber," and enjoy a Star Wars snack! Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library -

Wednesday, July 03
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-03 11:00:00 2024-07-03 12:00:00 America/New_York Star Wars Jedi Academy Kids up to Grade 6! Get ready to enter Star Wars Jedi Training Camp! Practice the skills needed to become a Jedi, meet R2D2, create a "lightsaber," and enjoy a Star Wars snack! Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library -

Kids up to Grade 6! Get ready to enter Star Wars Jedi Training Camp! Practice the skills needed to become a Jedi, meet R2D2, create a "lightsaber," and enjoy a Star Wars snack!

Kids up to Grade 6! Get ready to enter Star Wars Jedi Training Camp! Under the tutelage of the Jedi masters, recruits will learn how to use lightsabers, build your own droid, design a ship, and assist in destroying the Death Star. We'll also meet R2D2 and have a Star Wars snack. All Jedi knights will create their own lightsaber! 

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Reading | Special Events | Crafts |

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Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library

Phone: (330) 791-7061

Hours
Mon, Jul 08 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Tue, Jul 09 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Wed, Jul 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Jul 11 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Fri, Jul 12 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Sat, Jul 13 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Sun, Jul 14 Closed

Upcoming events

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us for a story time designed for children who enjoy structured activities and may need more sensory, social, or emotional support. We will use books, music, and movements to explore our world!

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Spring Hill Historic Home & Underground Railroad Site
THIS PICNIC IS FREE & OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, & GROUPS WITH AN INTEREST IN HISTORY &/OR GENEALOGY! BRING A DISH TO SHARE & YOUR OWN PLACE SETTINGS.

Sat, Jul 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Optical Illusion Sand Art
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Is the Massillon Public Library is haunted? Danelle Drexler will share eye-witness accounts and give a tour of Massillon's very own haunted library.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Is the Massillon Public Library is haunted? Danelle Drexler will share eye-witness accounts and give a tour of Massillon's very own haunted library.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Go on a coding adventure this summer!  In this three-session series, learn to code at your own pace using Fiero code. Open to grades 5-12.

Mon, Jul 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Featuring 2 different presenters every month. Topics range from bootlegs, various genres, specific artists and bands, or pressing vinyl records. Spin songs on our turntable and share your knowledge.

Tue, Jul 16, 9:00am - 10:00am
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Join us for our morning book club as we discuss The Choice: Embrace the Possible, a memoir by Dr. Edith Eger.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Swamp stories, puppet show, and build your own swamp creature craft.

Tue, Jul 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Admission is free; free snacks will be served.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
July Meeting

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Join Gwen Miller as she teaches meditation techniques and strategies in our historic Duncan Room.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jul 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Kids up to those entering Grade 6 can come experience some slightly spooky stations like Campfire Ghost Stories, Make Your Own Monster, S'Mores Snack, and Find the Clue or the Monster Will Get You!

Wed, Jul 17, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Duncan Room
Join us every third Wednesday of each month from 2 - 7 p.m. to research and socialize.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Pirates will show us what life is like on the high seas.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library - Auditorium
20 minute storytime for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Invisible Ink, Secret Codes, Morse Code, and Crack the Code Challenge

Thu, Jul 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
You are invited to come to the library and read to a furry listener on the third Thursday of each month!

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teen Lounge
Come and watch a new anime every 3rd Thursday of the month in the Teen Lounge! Program is FREE! Arrive when you can!

Fri, Jul 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Come visit the Massillon Public Library's new Bookmobile in the main Patron Parking Lot!

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
It's time to thin out your overcrowded plants and trade for new ones!

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us for this in person round-table discussion done in the same spirit as the popular Facebook group. Feel free to bring memorabilia to share!

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
A book club featuring a variety of genres. Join us for a riveting, in-depth discussion about books you choose. Monthly newsletters with questions about the book and author interviews included.

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Make your own books out of upcycled materials. You will combine scrapbooking with art journaling, and gain a place to keep your thoughts, ideas and secrets. Use your books yourself or give as gifts!

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Have a love of knowledge? Love testing your trivia mettle? Join us every 4th Monday for Kahoot Trivia! Ages 13+ welcome to play.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Author and Illustrator Farrah Raines believes that everyone has a super power to share with the world.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Come learn about water and do some fun experiments! Take home the kit and do the remaining projects at home. For Grades 1-8.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Family Story Time

Wed, Jul 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Celebrate the Summer Olympics with stories, games, and an Olympic snack.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Join us for a fun-filled presentation on what cryptids are and why people love them. Then, make your own cryptid to tell tales about!

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Watch a recent movie release in our Auditorium. Free popcorn and drinks available! Please see description below for movie titles & ratings.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:15am - 11:00am
Main Library - Auditorium
20 minute storytime for babies and toddlers aged 0 to 2.5 years old followed by a short playtime.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Do you have the building skills to build your own treehouse? Use our recyclable materials and challenge you and your family to build the best treehouse!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Author of This Is Gonna Hurt, Ohioan Brandon Weis speaks on his year of hiking 8,000 miles in -20 to 111 degree weather to achieve the Triple Crown of Hiking. His book will be available to purchase.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Join us for a story time designed for children who enjoy structured activities and may need more sensory, social, or emotional support. We will use books, music, and movements to explore our world!

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Patty McGrath will make Ratatouille paired with green tea. Spice kits with recipes will be handed out to attendees.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
Celebrate the Summer Olympics with stories, games, and an Olympic snack.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Celebrate the Summer Olympics with stories, games, and an Olympic snack.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Lt. Col. William Smith will teach you how to "Detox Your Mind" through meditation.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:15am - 10:45am
Main Library - Auditorium
This story time features lively tales and participatory activities for children ages 2 to 5 years.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Using books by scientist Sy Montgomery on rarely- sighted animals such as the Amazon pink dolphin, kids will make an observation journal and talk about supplies needed for a safari trip.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Using books by scientist Sy Montgomery on rarely- sighted animals such as the Amazon pink dolphin, kids will make an observation journal and decide what supplies are needed for a safari trip.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Can you find the missing dragon egg?

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 5:40pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Can you find the missing dragon egg?

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 6:40pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Can you find the missing dragon egg?

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pam S. Belloni Memorial Branch Library
Presented by Stark Parks

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Teen Lounge
Join us in the Teen Lounge to play a variety of video games on our Nintendo Switch. No registration required. Open to Teens grades 7-12.

Fri, Aug 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Mon, Aug 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Live music from talented locals! Bring your own instrument and JAM! Use our drum set, piano or mics to join the band or hang out and listen to live music with other music enthusiasts.

Tue, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This simple class, presented by Jay Culler, will help you understand Medicare coverage so you can confidently choose the right plan for you.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Massillon Public Library along with the Massillon Local History & Genealogy Society invite you to join them for this free program.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Bring your current project and spend time with other crafters.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Our mini maker cart is full of things for you to have fun with, from craft supplies to games, magnets, and upcycled items. Come and go as you please. All welcome! Interest level may be ages 4-14.

Fri, Aug 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Auditorium
Come write, share, and learn tricks of the trade with other like-minded authors. Open to everyone 18+, no matter where you are in your writing journey.

Fri, Aug 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
This story time features lively tales, rhymes and participatory activities. All ages are welcome, but the interest level may be from ages 2 to 5 years.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bookmobile
The Bookmobile will be participating in this fun event in Massillon.

Sat, Aug 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barry Askren Memorial Branch Library
Upcycle worn out or incomplete decks of playing cards. Instead of throwing them away, why not turn them into ornaments?