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Renewing Library Items:

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You may renew items by:

  • Coming into the library and visiting the circulation desk.
  • Calling the library at (330) 876-2461. To request renewals during hours when the library is OPEN, please call press "0" at the prompt, or key in extension 2751 to speak to someone at the Circulation Desk. To request renewals during hours when the library is CLOSED, please call and key in extension 2757 at the prompt and leave a voicemail with your name, library card number, phone number, and request. 
  • Visiting us online at www.kinsmanlibrary.org and clicking on “Your Account”. You will need your library card and pin number.

Please note, you will not be able to renew any materials with a hold or magazines with a 7 day check-out period.

Image result for WINTER BIRDS AT BIRDFEEDER The Kinsman Free Public Library is participating in Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Project Feederwatch program again this year, and we need your help! For two consecutive days each month, November 11th through April 13th, we will be counting birds at our bird feeders in the Wellness Reading Garden.  Anyone interested in helping to count birds is welcome! Just stop by the front  Circulation Desk for a tally sheet and directions, and then head to the garden for a quiet sit down. You can watch the  feeders for as little as 5 to 10 minutes, or for as long as you wish!

 Here are the watching dates for the 2017-18 season:

November: 15th & 16th; 29th & 30th   

December: 13th & 14th; 27th & 28th   

January: 10th & 11th; 24th & 25th  

 February: 14th & 15th; 28th & (March 1st)

March: (Feb. 28th) & 1st ; 28th & 29th 

 April: 11th & 12th

 To learn more about Project Feederwatch, visit feederwatch.org

 

PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCES

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At Kinsman Free Public Library, we believe in contributing to a happy and healthy community by providing informed access to reliable health information. We believe in acting as strong advocates of Health Literacy, which is defined as “the degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, communicate, process, and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions.”

Aside from offering a vast selection of health related books in our collection, the Library presents special healthy living and educational programs throughout the year, provides free brochures and other publications to contribute to public health and safety, and has dedicated staff members who can help guide patrons to a variety of resources to keep you happy and healthy. 

Stop into the Library today to start your journey to a happy and healthy you! Also, check out the resource links provided here on the website under the Public Health Resources tab.

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Trying to ace the ACT? Getting ready to take the NCLEX? Studying for the GED? Look no further--we've got a book for that! Stop in and browse our special collection of Test Books located near the Reference Desk. The Reference Librarian will be happy to help guide you to the appropriate books in the collection as well as to additional resources you may need! 

 

Also, check out the valuable links provided here under the Test Prep Resources tab!

Access your CLEVNET account online to search the catalog, renew items, and even pay fines! Click here to access your account now!

 

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A LIBRARY CARD

At this time you must register at the Library

 

Adult (Ohio Resident)

Fee: None      Replacement Card: $3.00

 

Bring with you:

A state issued Driver's License or State ID card with your Photo and Current Address

If your address is different than your ID:

Bring two forms of Identification with your full name and current address such as a utility bill, pay stub, bank statement, etc.

 

Adult (out of state)

Fee:  $5.00     Replacement card: $3.00

Bring with you:  See above under Adult (Ohio Resident)

 

Juvenile  (Ohio and out of state)

Fee: None     Replacement Card:  $1.00

Legal Parent/Guardian registering a juvenile must already have an account in Clevnet, or apply for a library card

Legal Parent/Guardian must accompany the juvenile

Bring with you:  See above under Adult (Ohio Resident)

 

New Cards are mailed to the address provided.

A patron may have up to four (4) items total, charge to their account until they receive their library card.  Once the card is received, that limit is lifted.

 

REASONS YOU MAY BE DENIED A CARD

You have a registered account with outstanding fines.

You have, or have had, a registered card and have outstanding bills or lost materials associated with the account.

You are an unaccompanied juvenile.

You do not have the proper identification with you.

Your library card was returned to the library as address unknown.

The Library offers special programs, activities, and reading incentives throughout the year! Here's a look at what's coming up at the Library!

 


  

 

NOVEMBER 2017

Fall Book Sale

 

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November 4th—9th

Stop in and stock up on great books at great prices!

 

Saturday, November 4th

9:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.

 

Monday, November 6th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

 

*Tuesday, November 7th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*Half Price Day!

 

*Wednesday, November 8th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*Half Price Day!

 

*Thursday, November 9th

9:00 a.m.—6:30 p.m.

*All Remaining Items are FREE!

 

 

Holiday Book Crafts

 

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Holiday Book Crafts

 

Wednesday, November 15

Two times to choose from: 

1:00-2:00 pm

OR

5:30-6:30 pm

 

Come make a festive pumpkin or glittery tree from old paperback books! These easy to make crafts are perfect for holiday decorating and a great way to recycle old books.

 

Please register at the Library or call 330-876-2461.


DECEMBER 2017

CREATE & TAKE 

@ THE LIBRARY

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Create & Take @ the Library

Join Library Staff once a month to create a new creative project to keep!

This program is open to adults & teens ages 12 and up!

Registration is required and limited.

Please call (330) 876-2461 x 2751 to sign-up for next month's session!

 

 

December's Session  will be held on Saturday, December 2nd @ 10:00 a.m.          

We will be painting this Snowman Welcome Sign on slate

 

Free of Charge--paints, brushes and slate will be provided; Limited space, so registration is a must; Wear old clothes in case of accidents with paint

 

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION &

COOKIES WITH SANTA

@THE LIBRARY

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Saturday,

December 9th 

Drop-In Anytime

from 10:00 a.m.

to Noon

The entire family is invited to join Library Staff for a holiday celebration that's fun for everyone!

 

Featuring:

 

Visits & Photos with Santa

 

Games, Crafts & Activities for Kids

 

Free Rrefreshments including Hot Cocoa and Decorate-Your-Own Cookie

 

Ugly Sweater Contest for Teens & Adults

 

Christmas Carol Karaoke

 

Ornament Making

 

Trimming of the Library's Christmas Tree in the Garden

 

No pre-registration is required, so drop in anytime for the fun!

Be sure to check out all of the Holiday Festivities that will be taking place around Kinsman that same day! 

 


 


 

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The Library is proud to announce that we have added a Technology Educator to our team who is dedicated to providing computer classes and one-on-one technology education sessions for our patrons! The Technology Educator will lead an assortment of computer classes that will be offered on varied days and times to be flexible to meet the needs of more of our patrons.

 

In addition to group, instruction-based classes, the Technology Educator will be available to meet with patrons one-on-one for 30 minute sessions to provide assistance on a multitude of technologies. Need help downloading books to your tablet or e-reader? Having issues accessing Library resources on your laptop? Want to learn more about how to find on-line job resources or creating a resume? Make an appointment for a one-on-one session!

 

All Technology Education classes and one-on-one sessions are completely FREE of charge! Class sizes are limited and require pre-registration. One-on-one sessions will be available on a scheduled basis only; walk-ins will NOT be available. Patrons may sign up for one-on-one sessions and computer classes by calling or stopping into the Library. 

 

Schedule of Computer Classes for January 2018:

 

Resume Writing

Wednesday morning on January 3rd

from 10:00—11:15 a.m.

 

 

Using Your iPhone

Wednesday evening on January 10th

from 5:15—6:30 p.m.

 

Resolution Helper Apps

 

Thursday evening on January 11th

from 5:15—6:30 p.m.

 

Using Your Android Phone

Tuesday evening on January 16th

from 5:15—6:30 p.m.

 

Healthy Living Apps

Saturday morning on January 20th

from 10:00—11:15 a.m.

 

Online Job Hunting

Wednesday evening on January 24th

from 5:15—6:30 p.m.

 

Linkedin

Friday morning on January 26th

from 10:00—11:15 a.m.

 

Writing Cover Letters

Friday morning on January 31st

from 10:00—11:15 a.m.

 

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Tweens & teens ages 10 and up can join Miss Cheryl one Thursday each month from 4:00—5:00 p.m. to build to a new theme! Light snacks will be provided. Fall meeting dates are September 14th, October 12th, November 16th & December 14th. Registration is not required.

 

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Upcoming Events  

16 Jan 2018
03:00PM - 06:00PM
Teen Makerspace
16 Jan 2018
05:15PM - 06:30PM
Using Your Android Phone (Technology Class)
18 Jan 2018
05:30PM - 06:30PM
Tai Chi Thursdays 2018
18 Jan 2018
06:00PM - 07:00PM
Book Discussion Group
20 Jan 2018
10:00AM - 11:15AM
Healthy Living Apps (Technology Class)
   

Library Hours  

Monday--Thursday:

9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Fridays:

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturdays:

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sundays: Closed