On Friday, July 3 CAPED CRUSADERS and COMICS from 11:00-2:00

On Friday, July 3 Minerva Public Library Youth Services will host CAPED CRUSADERS and COMICS from 11:00-2:00.  The lunch program is on holiday, but the library will be open, so drop in for our Super Hero activities.  Please bring a t-shirt which you can transform into a super hero cape. Create your own super hero character and comic and use you super powers in our game area.This program is for all ages and no registration is necessary.

Join Gator Dave and his Animal Super Powers presentation at our Book Blast program, Friday, June 26 from noon to 1:00 p.m.

Join GATOR DAVE and his ANIMAL SUPER POWERS presentation at our BOOK BLAST program, Friday, June 26 from noon to 1:00 p.m.

A FREE lunch is included for those ages 18 and under.  Bring a blanket for your family to sit on while they eat lunch and enjoy the educational and entertaining show which includes 4 animals.  No registration is required for BOOK BLAST.

World War II POW Adventure--Monday, 7:00 pm

(June 23, 2015) This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and the library is pleased to honor the experiences of one veteran.   Join us  Monday, June 29, at 7:00 pm in the Community Meeting Room as Mandy Altimus Pond presents Forced March: From the Bulge to Berchtesgaden.  Ms. Pond, Archivist, at the Massillon Museum, will detail the experiences of her grandfather, Major John J. Mohn of Akron.  Major Mohn was captured during the Battle of the Bulge and was

Join Officer Eric Stanbro and his K-9 partner at BOOK BLAST this Friday, June 19 at noon

Join Officer Eric Stanbro and his K-9 partner at BOOK BLAST this Friday, June 19 at noon.  Officer Stanbro will explain his duties as Head K-9 Trainer and those of his K-9 partner during this informative family program. 

All students age 18 and under receive a FREE lunch, so bring your blanket or towel to spread on the floor while you enjoy this one hour program.  Please call the Minerva Public Library Youth Department at 330-868-4101 for more information.


Ohio's Early People--Monday, 7:00 pm

(June 9,2015) Return to when mastodons and giant beavers walked in Northeast Ohio and our first settlers made their homes.  Monday, June 15, at 7:00 pm, Lynette Reiner from the McKinley Museum takes us on a journey through time as we learn about Ohio’s first inhabitants. This illustrated program will explore the many prehistoric cultures that moved into Ohio during the last ice age, and discuss the archaeological sites attributed to these people and their way of life.


Minerva Monster Tonight!

Join us tonight, Thursday, June 4, in the library's Community Meeting Room and hear the story behind the creation of the Minerva Monster movie.   Meet the team behind the film.  Get an update on Bigfoot in Ohio, and get ready ready for this Saturday's Minerva Monster day in downtown Minerva.


SuperHero Summer Fun Kick-Off

( May 28, 2015) The theme for Summer Reading this year is EVERY HERO HAS A STORY.  To get things started we invite children of all ages to stop in any time between 10 am and 4 pm on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th to participate in fun and creative SUPERHERO activities and games. Each child should bring an XL or XXL adult tee shirt (one you do not want back as a tee shirt) and we will show you how to transform it into a superhero cape and mask. Among the several other additional activities are creating a Superhero identity and taking pictures in the superhero photo spot. Parents, grandparents, or a caregiver should accompany children to assist them in the activities.

Black Bears in Ohio

(May 26, 2015) Join us on Monday, June 1, at 7:00 pm in the library’s Community Meeting Rom to learn more about our bear neighbors.  Jamey Emmert from the ODNR Division of Wildlife will share information about black bear biology, ecology, population trends and current status, myths about bears, and what to do if you encounter a bear.   The program is free for all and no registration is required.

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