(April 14, 2015) The Civil War saw the deployment of much new technology: ironclad ships, repeating rifles, balloons, machine guns, and more. Advances in weapons also drove advances in healing the damage caused by them. Join us Monday, April 20, at 7:00 pm in the library’s Community Meeting Room as Chris Craft presents a new and interesting program on Civil War medicine. Mr. Craft, from the Massillon Museum, will discuss the improvements in surgery and the treatment of wounds on the battlefield. He will also touch on the more general improvements in sanitation and healthcare that were driven by needs of large armies. The program is free for all and no registration is required.
(April 7, 2015) )— Spring is here and we know that you’re planning your garden. This year, why not try raised beds? Join us Monday, April 13, at 7:00 pm in the library’s Community Meeting Room as Karen Santee tells us all about “Raised Bed Gardening.” Ms. Santee, from the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center at the University of Mount Union, will explain site selection, bed construction ideas, soil improvement, planting, and more. The program is free for all and no registration is required.
Spring is here and thoughts turn to growing things. This year, don’t forget our animal friends when planning your garden. Join us Monday, April 6, at 7:00 pm in the library’s Community Meeting Room as Lynette Reiner tells us all about “Gardening for Wildlife.” Ms. Reiner, from the McKinley Museum, will show you how to make your yard an ideal home for wildlife. Learn what kind of plants will attract butterflies and birds to your garden. The program is free for all and no registration is required.
(March 31, 2015) Love building with LEGOs? Get together and create with others who like them too! The Library is hosting a LEGO Day during Minerva Local Schools Spring Break on Thursday, April 2 from 2:00-3:30 pm.Our large assortment of LEGO blocks will be available for imaginative builders to use that afternoon in the Community Room on the library's lower level. This entertaining activity is designed for ages 6 and up. Parents are encouraged to attend. Because space is limited, registration is required. Stop at the Youth Desk to sign up or call 330-868-4101 and ask for Youth Services.