Weathervane Theater’s Super Hero Camp – June 21st

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From Miss Michelle:

“Weathervane Theater presented a Super Hero Camp on July 21. Children participated in super hero yoga moves, acting out superhero activities, and enjoying a story about a super hero.”

Below are some pictures from the program.  Enjoy!

 

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Water Sports Day for the Firestone Park Branch Teens

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From Miss Tori:  

“Here are the best pictures from the Water Sports Program.  We had a water balloon toss, sponge and cup relays, and an ice melting challenge.  Stay cool!”

 

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Akron Zoo visits Firestone Park Branch Library – July 14th

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From Miss Michelle:

 

“Families were entertained and educated at Terrific Tuesday on July 14th, when the Akron Zoo visited. Children were able to see a bearded dragon, a tarantula, and an armadillo.”

Below are some pictures from the program.  Enjoy!

 

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All Library Locations Closed on July 4th, 2015

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All Library locations will be closed Saturday, July 4, Independence Day.

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Teen Craft Day – July 2nd

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From Miss Tori, our Teen Librarian:

 

“The Firestone Park Teens had a great Craft Day!  They painted glass bottles, made their own puzzles, and created Perler creatures.  Below are some pictures.  Enjoy!”

 

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The Bubble Lady – June 30th

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One of our most popular summer performers, The Bubble Lady, returned to Firestone Park Branch Library on June 30th, to delight the crowds with her amazing bubbles!  Below are some of the pictures from her show.  Enjoy!

 

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Outback Ray – June 23rd

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From Miss Michelle, our Children’s Librarian:

Over 170 people were in attendance for Outback Ray’s two shows on Tuesday, June 23rd.  Children enjoyed holding and petting a variety of animals, including an armadillo, new to Outback Ray’s captive-born animals.  Everyone had a great time!

 

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Teen Nail Art Program – Thursday June 18th

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From our Teen Librarian, Miss Tori:

Here are some pictures from the teen nail art program. The teens learned how to give themselves home manicures and tried different techniques to make designs.  They had a great time!

 

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Terrific Tuesday – Stevens Puppets – June 16th, 2015

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Stevens Puppets performed the puppet show “Sleeping Beauty” for Terrific Tuesday on June 16th.  Families enjoyed this classic fairy tale, brought to life by marionette puppets.

Stevens Puppets tours fully-staged productions of fairy tales and classic children’s literature, featuring hand-carved wooded marionettes in front of colorfully hand-painted scenery.

Please feel free to check out their website:  http://stevenspuppets.com/

 

 

 

 

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Youngsters in the Yard – Week 1 – Firestone Park Branch

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From our Branch Manager Michelle:

 

“Youngsters in the Yard, our outdoor storytime, enjoyed stories about flies, and then enjoyed painting with fly swatters!  Their work of art can be seen hanging at our desk.

Youngsters in the Yard will take place the next two Thursdays, June 18th and 25th, at 6:30pm.  Stories and songs will be followed by a fun and sometimes messy outdoor activity – so please be sure to wear play clothes.

The program will be held indoors in case of rain.”

 

 

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