Thursday, May 23, 2013
Bill Frakes, an award-winning photographer, will give a presentation at the Twinsburg Library on May 23.
Bill Frakes, an award-winning photographer with Sports Illustrated, will give a presentation at the Twinsburg Public Library. Frakes is scheduled to speak 7 p.m. on May 23. The presentation at the library is free, but you must register in advance. Click here to register online. Frakes is based in Florida who has worked in all 50 states and in more than 125 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients. He has won the Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the prestigious Pictures of the Year competition. He was a member of the Miami Herald staff that won the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Hurricane Andrew. Frakes has a new book called "Sports Photography – From Snapshots to Great Shots." Frakes also plans to …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Summit County's Summer Youth Employment Program is accepting registration for youths 16-24 interested in summer jobs.
The County of Summit Executive Russell M. Pry Facebook page announced that it is hiring youths in Twinsburg for summer jobs. See the attached .pdf for details. A registration is planned at the Twinsburg Public Library from 3 to 6 p.m. May 15, 2013.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Make the most of pre-game time and halftime by reading and talking about these great books!
- PATCH READS
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Are you enjoying the football and basketball seasons? Kids across the country sure are! You can be an ALL-STAR parent without missing even one of the season’s big games! And we don’t just mean you’ll be playing and watching and cheering, but you’ll be reading the best books about sports out there. PatchReads and ReadKiddoRead want to get you and your kids talking about some great sports books with the Tailgate Book Club. Follow these steps to make the most of pre-game time, halftime, and all the days in between. Step 1: Pick a book each week based on the ReadKiddoRead Tailgate Book Club List, and have all your friends and their kids read it before game day. Step 2: Gather everyone together for the game. During half-time, put the TV on mute…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Twinsburg/Nordonia Relay for Life is hosting an open house at the Twinsburg Public Library on Dec. 5.
Hope big. Think big. Relay big. That’s what 2013 Twinsburg/Nordonia Relay for Life co-chairs Beth Noga and Jennie Dawes want local residents to do to help fight back against cancer. The Relay for Life season kicks off officially next Wednesday, Dec. 5 with an open house at the Twinsburg Public Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Visitors can learn about teams and sign up, find out how survivors can participate, and discover special activities and fundraising ideas to make Relay for Life fun and successful. The 2013 Relay For Life takes place June 7-8, 2013 at Twinsburg Tiger Stadium. Volunteers are already rallying friends, coworkers, community members and businesses to form teams or join the steering committee to share their special talents. “Relay …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Books make great holiday gifts. Give your loved ones these books as stocking stuffers this holiday season.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
When you give a child or a teen a book, you are creating a memory that will last a lifetime. What’s more, reading offers so many options. Are you trying to find a book for an early reader? Choose a picture book or a Great Beginner Read from the list below. Does your grandchild love nonfiction? Take a look at the Great Family Reads section. Has your niece read every book known to man? There are some brand new books on this list that she may not have seen yet. Do you struggle to find just the right book to entice your child to read? These selections are sure kid-pleasers that will meet any interest. The ReadKiddoRead holiday gift list has something for everyone: realistic fiction, science fiction, and nonfiction; animal stories, mythology …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out this event and more at the Twinsburg Public Library
The Hobbit Movie Release Party will be Friday, Nov. 30, from 7-9 p.m for grades 12 and under. Celebrate the release of the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tale of adventure. Enjoy games, prizes, food and more. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character if you like. *********** Again this year, Twinsburg Public Library is participating in the U. S. Marines Toys for Tots program to help needy area children have a happy holiday. Please bring new, unwrapped toys to the children's department between Nov. 23 and Dec. 7. For each toy donated, you will receive a $5 fine forgiven card to redeem at the circulation checkout desk. Thank you for your generosity! *********** Twini Mini Film …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Twinsburg Public Library has two new openings
11/7/2012 - Public Relations, Marketing, and Outreach Coordinator The Twinsburg Public Library is searching for an energetic, enthusiastic person to plan and implement public relations and marketing activities. Up-to-date technology skills and knowledge, and experience in graphic design a must (Adobe InDesign/Microsoft Publisher). Library experience an asset, but not required. Requirements for consideration: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Education, or equivalent work experience. One to two years' experience in community or public relations, public information, print production, or a related field. $15-18/hr commensurate with experience. Benefits include: single individual health and life insurance, …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Check out these great events at the Twinsburg Public Library.
Children ages two to five can drop off their teddy bear at the library on Friday, Nov. 9 for a sleepover at the library. On Saturday, Nov. 10, they can come and pick up their bear and see pictures of all the wonderful things they did overnight, plus enjoy a craft, snack, and story. Please register. *********** Be thankful for Friends of the Library Book Sale, Nov 10, 10 am – 2pm; 9:30 am early entry for members (lowest membership is $5 per year). Young Adult books – Buy 1 get 1 free. Science Fiction, Large Print, and “J” $.10 books – Buy 1 get 3 free. (Free books are of equal or lesser value). Comic Books - $.25 each. We also have a new selection of sheet music/music books and great holiday idea books. *********** Come to the library to …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Two ghost hunters from World Paranormal Investigations share their stories at the Twinsburg Public Library.
Twinsburg's favorite paranormal investigators are back. Kathy and Greg Feketik, from World Paranomal Investigations, will again be here to thrill you with tales of ghost hunting. Their investigations have recently taken them all over the country and they want to share these creepy adventures with you on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. ************ Visit the Twinsburg Public Library's Information Desk to learn more about issues 36 through 42 which will be on the City of Twinsburg November 6 general election or to see a sample ballot. You may also access this information online at the websites of the Summit County Board of Elections or visit mytwinsburg.com. ************ The Twinsburg Library provides delivery and pick up service to residents …
Friday, October 19, 2012
The gold medalist was promoting her new memoir "Off Balance" at the Twinsburg Public Library.
Gold-medalist Dominique Moceanu visited the Twinsburg Public Library Thursday, speaking to a full house about her new book and fielding questions. Her new book, Off Balance, goes into her life as a gymnast and all of her experiences through life, including major highs and lows. "I've been wanting to share my life story for many years," Moceanu said, adding that she finds healing in sharing her story with others. Moceanu was a member of the 1996 U.S. Women's Gymnastics team which one the gold medal in Atlanta, GA. The team was dubbed "The Magnificent Seven." Moceanu was recognized as the youngest U.S. National Champion in gymnastics history and has authored the popular children's series Go For The Gold. Rather than retelling her story, she …