(July 30, 2013) Freezing and drying foods can provide a quick and easy way to preserve food while maintaining a high nutrient quality, but there is more to these methods than meets the eye. Christine Kendle from the OSU Extension Service will show how to properly dry fruits and vegetables to ensure both high quality and food safety. Informational handouts and samples provided. The program is free, but we would like a head count. Please call 330-868-4101 to register.
(July 24, 2013) Food preservation has made a comeback! Whether you have your own garden or enjoy produce from the market, canning can be an excellent way to preserve foods for year-round goodness. Learn how to safely and easily process foods using both water bath and pressure canning methods. Informational handouts and samples provided. Free pressure testing of your canner as well. The program is free, but we would like a head count. Please call 330-868-4101 to register.
(July 23, 2013) Things are really going to ROCK on Friday, July 26, from 12-1 pm at our Book Blast Summer Reading Program, for children 4 years old through 4th grade! A FREE LUNCH FOR ALL KIDS will be served beginning at 11:45. Kids will enjoy a story while eating and then learn all about Rocks with our special guest from The Wilderness Center! There will be numerous hands-on activities that are sure to fun for children of all ages!
(July 23, 2013) This Wednesday, July 24 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm, children ages 6 and up (and their parents) are encouraged to come learn about letterboxing and geocaching. Attendees will be taught the basics of letterboxing and geocaching and how they differ. They will also create a letterbox trail name and a stamp before kicking-off their letterboxing hobby by following clues to find the letterboxes hidden around the library. Space is limited, so please sign-up at the Youth Services Desk.