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Music From the Far East and More: At The Library

Make sure to catch these fun events at the Twinsburg Public Library

Members of the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble will perform as part of the Music in the Garden Series at Twinsburg Public Library on Sunday, July 15, at 2 pm. 

Join the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble for an enjoyable and informative afternoon of Chinese music, conjuring images of China's rich, colorful, and ancient heritage. 

The varied program, comprising melodious "silk and bamboo" music as well as more festive pieces for winds and percussion, will be performed on an array of traditional wind, string, and percussion instruments, including bamboo flutes, mouth organs, fiddles, lutes, gongs, and drums. 

For a special treat, audience members will be invited to play Chinese percussion instruments and join the ensemble for an interactive finale. 

This will be the ensemble's first Twinsburg appearance.

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HOMEBOUND DELIVERY HELP NEEDED!

The offers free delivery of library materials to those persons in the Twinsburg School District who cannot come to the library due to illness, disability or caregiving responsibilities. These people are served by volunteers who generously donate their time and the use of their car. Substitute volunteers are needed for occasional service. If you are over 18 and would enjoy helping, please stop at the library for an application form, or call (330) 425-4568 x2 for more information.

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The "Joy of Cooking" is a cookbook classic. It was first published in 1931, and has been through 7 revisions, each offering a look at the food fashions of a different era in U.S. life. All cooks are invited to join the Cookbook Club on Tuesday, July 10 at 7 p.m. when we celebrate this icon of the American palate. Each person attending should bring a dish created with a recipe from "Joy of Cooking" to share with the group. Teaming up with a friend to create similar dishes from two different editions of the book is welcomed. Chefs may use their personal copies of "Joy of Cooking" or borrow one from a selection at the library. Any questions?

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Celebrate with Dickens!

The 50 Book Challengers and all TPL readers are invited to celebrate a half year of reading and Charles Dickens' birthday on Sunday, July 8 at 2 p.m. Enjoy a variety of sweet and savory treats, beverages, prizes, maybe a Dickens party game, and of course, books! In addition there will be a presentation on Dickens' most memorable and entertaining characters, "From Pips to Heeps," given by Tom Hayes, English professor at John Carroll University. There will be favors for everyone and special prizes for the Challengers who have completed 25 books in 2012. Please register online or call the library.

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Calling All Couponers! The Twinsburg Library's Savvy Shopping Couponing Club will meet on Thursday, July 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for coffee, conversation and clipping. Please bring your scissors and any unwanted manufacturers' coupons to share.

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Space Sailors! Grades K+. Join author, lecturer and former NASA docent, Connie Koehn, as she discusses influential Ohio astronauts and the impact they've made on space exploration on Thursday, July 12 at 7:00 p.m.

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Kids Korner

On Saturday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m., be amazed as juggler Bill Roddy steps into a clear plastic cage and juggles with paint sticks to create one of a kind splatter-art paintings. This will be an outdoor event so please dress for the weather. General registration begins June 30.

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Pencils Gone Crazy is a creative writing program intended for students entering grades 6-8. Kids will learn about the writing process in a fun, interactive environment lead by local writer and advertising director Lane Strauss. This four course class will be held every Tuesday from July 17- Aug 7 from 6:30p-8:00p.  One time registration/no fee.

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Free Computer Coach at TPL! Sign up from a half-hour to an hour session with library staffers who will help you get started with the wide world of computers! Call: 330-425-42568 x4 to make an appointment.

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Introducing Universal Class! Learn something new today! Take over 500 online non-college credit Continuing Education courses ranging from Accounting and bookkeeping to entrepreneurship, computer and technology Science, GED training to History, and much more! Use your library card to register, and you can enroll in any of the courses led by real instructors! Visit: www.twinsburglibrary.org and scroll down to view the advertisement to enroll.

All registration for library programs is now online. Visit www.twinsburglibrary.org, and click on Events and Classes, then Library Event Registration. Registration for all Youth Programs is available on the Children’s Place webpage and the TeenCrossings webpage. Some events require separate registration for each date. Registration for Youth Programs begins two weeks prior to the event date. 24-hour advanced registration is available for Twinsburg School District Residents. For more information, please call the library at 330-425-4268: Adult Reference Desk, ext. 2; Children Place, ext. 3; TeenCrossings, ext. 6; Computer Lab, ext. 4.

David Badagnani July 11, 2012 at 06:23 AM
Facebook event page and registration page for Chinese concert here: https://www.facebook.com/events/331880506861947/ http://www.twinsburglibrary.org/node/1402

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