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Adult Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading

Check out a library book and read to win! Select any fiction or non-fiction book or audio-book. Submit your review to staff at the reference desk for a chance to have your review be featured on the Library's website. The more reviews you submit the greater your chance to be that featured review.

Adult Summer Reading: Bingo

Why should the younger readers have all the fun this summer? Stop by the Adult Reference Desk and pick up your Adult Summer Reading bingo sheet. Played like traditional bingo, this interactive game will have you reading, listening, and watching all summer. Also returning this summer is the Book Review Contest. Simply read a book of your choice, pick up a review sheet from the Adult Reference Desk, and submit your review. The Adult Summer Reading Club lasts from June 1 to July 31. Submissions are unlimited, so the more you play, the more chances you have to win. Winners will be featured on the Library’s website and in social media.

Book and Multimedia Discussion

Novel Ideas

Enjoy a monthly gathering of readers for a book discussion led by Library staff.

The Book Was Better

Join us for a lively discussion on what was done well and what missed the mark when the book world and movie world collide. Bring your opinions.

Monday Night Intrigue

True crime books have evolved from illicit drugstore pulp to well researched texts documenting some of the horrors of society. The Library’s new book club, Monday Night Intrigue, offers patrons an opportunity to dive into the seedy underbelly of human behavior and flex your armchair detective skills. Join Library staff who will lead your journey into the stories that will sometimes chill you to the bone. Library staff will coordinate reserving books for registered patrons. Contact the Reference Desk at 330.335.1294 to register for the new book club opportunity!

Community Awareness

Heroin and Opiate Awareness

Join us here at the Library for informative programs to support community prevention, recovery, and healing for those affected by this tragic crisis. The Library has partnered with the Wadsworth Drug-Free Community Coalition to bring you these eye-opening, educational events.

Enrichment and Lifelong Learning

The Arts Series

Our Arts series offers patrons the opportunity to get creative. Whether it’s a hands-on lesson, a demonstration from a local craftsman, or an artist’s presentation, this series offers something for everyone.

Art Show

Open to patrons of the Library, each season will bring a new opportunity for artists to display their talents.

Entertainment

Movie Matinee @ The Library

In collaboration with the Center for Older Adults, the library shows a recently released move on the first Monday of the month. Join us for popcorn and a movie! To reserve space, please call the Soprema Senior Center at 330 335 1513.

Live @ The Library

An eclectic mix of free music and live performances

Green Living

Going Green

From food to energy, human lives connected with the environment can have a positive or negative consequence. This new series here at the Library is set to help patrons identify what can be done and what is being done under this concept of being "green."

Health and Wellness

Getting Healthy With Healthy Wadsworth

Health and Wellness is more than following the latest fad. Join us for engaging programs and discussions that can help put you on the right track. This spring, the Library has partnered with Healthy Wadsworth provided by the Cleveland Clinic to bring you an exciting program series that will showcase the latest information on nutrition and fitness.

History

Genealogy Club

Local genealogists gather bi-weekly to learn the best approach to explore their family trees.

Lectures and Ideas

Speaker Series

The Speaker Series explores a wide variety of topics with the intention of sparking community interest and motivating learning in unexpected ways. Our goal is to offer something for everyone!