Short Story Discussion Group

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Hardcover book gutter and pages

Monday, August 4, 11 am – 12 pm

AN INTERVIEW WITH MARK TWAIN by Rudyard Kipling 

Join other readers for a discussion of a different classic short story and author each month. Copies of the stories cane be picked up two weeks before the discussion date. Stories can also be emailed to you or accessed for reading through a link on Odom Library’s Facebook page.

Please register in advance for this program. 

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New Books at Odom This Week

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What's Done In the Dark by Reshonda Billingsley When Power Meets Potential by T.D. Jakes Material Girl 2 by Keisha Ervin

Go Fresh 2015 Scholarship Handbook A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel

The Other Side by Lacy M Johnson Dog Food by Raynesha Pittman Ghetto Bastard by Kwan

Dirtier Than Ever by Vickie M. Stringer Eden in Winter by Richard North Patterson The Sweet Spot by Stephanie Evanovich

Remains of Innocence by J.A. Jance Peterson's Scholarships Grants and Prizes 2015 Wrong Chance by E.L. Myrieckes

Calculus for Dummies by Mark Ryan Backroads and Byways of Ohio by Matt Forster Push by Cindy Trimm

How Do You Pray

 

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X-Box Afternoon

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Thursday, July 31, 2-4 pm

Teens can take a break and get out of the summer heat to play some games on X-box.

Please register in advance for this program.

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Wednesday Performer – Baba Jubal Harris : Arithmetic & Rhythm Sticks

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Arithmetic

Wednesday, July 30, 1 pm

Baba uses songs, rhythm patterns, and movement to work with math.

Please call ahead is bringing a larger group.

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Cypress Resume

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Cyress Resume

Click the link to start your own resume today!

Are you looking to create/ update your resume, but don’t want to spend time creating one manually? Well Cypress Resume is your solution! This database allows you to create a professional resume in 3 easy steps. All you have to do is enter the required information in each field. Even better is the fact that this database is free to use by all Akron Summit County Public Library cardholders. So click on the link above to start your own resume today!

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Mind, Body & Sole

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Mind Body Sole 2014

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Have you registered for the Mind, Body & Sole program yet ? It’s NEVER too late for a chance to win awesome prizes!

How the Program Works

1.) Fill out a registration card at your library and receive your free goodie bag, including your reading and exercise logs.
2.) Read 30 minutes today. Check off the date on your reading log. You will win a prize, or be entered into a prize drawing, at each of these reading milestones: 10 days, 26 days, 40 days, 50 days, 60 days, 70 days, and 80+ days.
3.) Choose to be active also! Run/walk 26 miles (or 52,000 pedometer steps), record your accomplishment on your exercise log, AND read 26 days and you will receive a Mind, Body & Sole T-shirt. Fill out the entry form at the bottom of your exercise log to also be entered into our end-of-summer Grand Prize Drawing to be held at the Library’s 140th Anniversary Celebration on September 13. (If a pedometer cannot record your movement activity, log 1/2 hour activity as one mile.)

So for your chance to win great prizes, stop into you local library and register!

 

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Make It Mondays – Let’s Play

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Let's Play

Monday, July 28, 6 – 7 pm

Target games, vintage Skittles, indoor bocce ball, and more.

Enjoy family time with us on these Monday nights this summer. A picture book will be shared followed by activities that will be appropriate for you to enjoy with your children of different ages. You are encouraged to register in advance for these programs. Preschooler should be accompanied by a caregiver.

Please register in for this program in advance.

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New Book Titles at Odom This Week

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The Competition by Marcia Clark Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke Sight Unseen by Iris Johansen

Cut and Thrust by Stuart Woods The Heist by Daniel Silva Misty by Allison Hobbs

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness The Power of Being a Woman by Michelle Mckinney Hammond Twisted Perfection by Abbi Glines

Amigurumi At Home by Ana Paula Rimoli Shots Fired by C.J. Box The Girls of August by Anne Rivers Siddons

The New Naked by Harry Fisch Unruly by Ja Rule A Wedding in Provence by Ellen Sussman

Prada Plan 4 by Ashley AntoinetteBaller Bitches Volume 2 by Joy Deja King The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre

 

 

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Bubbles

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Bubbles

Friday, July 25, 1 – 2 pm

Play with a variety of bubble wands. Take home some bubble mix we concoct.

Please register in advance for this program.

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Iron Chef – Summer Salad Edition

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Thursday, July 24, 2-3 pm

Calling all teen foodies, bring your salad making techniques to this program. Teens will create a unique summer salad with a variety of ingredients supplied. We’ll be making our own easy salad dressings to top our salads and then eating out creations.

Please register in advance for this program.

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