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Chess Club

Learn to play chess

2024-06-04 15:30:00 2024-06-04 17:00:00 America/New_York Chess Club Come learn how to play chess or play with others. Boards will be provided. New players are welcome, as are those who want to dust off their old skills. This event is limited to 24 participants. Brimfield Branch -

Tuesday, June 04
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-04 15:30:00 2024-06-04 17:00:00 America/New_York Chess Club Come learn how to play chess or play with others. Boards will be provided. New players are welcome, as are those who want to dust off their old skills. This event is limited to 24 participants. Brimfield Branch -

Come learn how to play chess or play with others. Boards will be provided. New players are welcome, as are those who want to dust off their old skills. This event is limited to 24 participants.

This event is for teens and tweens.

AGE GROUP: | Tweens | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Other | Gaming |

TAGS: | Ages 14-18 | Ages 11-13 |

Brimfield Branch

Branch manager
Emily Hegner

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Mon, May 27 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 28 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 Closed

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Preschool children are invited to the Streetsboro Library for a special indoor/outdoor storytime as we listen to stories, sing songs and prepare the garden for the summer. Limited to 10 participants.
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Randolph Branch
Children and families are invited to the Randolph Library for games, music, and story reading!

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join in on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure built just for teen players! Limited to 10 participants.
Registration is now closed

Fri, May 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Brimfield Branch
Join us for storytime at the Brimfield Library! This event is intended for children 5 and under.

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Randolph Branch
Drop into the library to play some chess, and other exciting games. You can also bring your own games!

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Adults can stop by any time for a relaxing coloring session. The extra-large sheet will be available to color all day throughout June, or until it is filled up!

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Come in and craft your own decorative potion bottle! Choose a bottle, potion style, and decorations to create a magical shelf decoration.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Windham Branch
Learn how to prune, thin, transplant and properly maintain a raspberry at home from AMETEK Food Forest's Luke Cartwright and the OSU Extension Office Master Gardeners. Limited to 20 participants.

Sat, Jun 01, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Drop in for a meditative coloring session and craft.

Sat, Jun 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Do you want to learn how to paint miniature figures, or get some advice painting a model you already own? Learn the tricks of model making and painting miniatures figures.

Mon, Jun 03, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Coloring pages, activity pages and crafts to take with you and do any time.

Mon, Jun 03, All day
Garrettsville Branch
Too busy for a normal book club? No worries! This book subscription box runs completely in your own time. Plus, you get some cool free stuff! This month's theme is Killer Content.

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Join us for a bubble-tastic show! Sue Durante, aka the Bubble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles that do acrobatics, square bubbles and more. Limited to 30 participants.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join us in the meeting room to discuss soil, seeds, and seasons. We'll host speakers from the OSU Extension office, Master Gardeners, and more. Limited to 20 participants.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Windham Branch
Join the Windham library Adult Hybrid Book Discussion Group to explore a variety of titles and genres. Limited to 12 in-person participants or unlimited with Zoom.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Come learn how to play chess or play with others. Boards will be provided. New players are welcome, as are those who want to dust off their old skills. This event is limited to 24 participants.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for an evening of crafting. All crafts are welcome; if it's portable, you can bring it!

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for storytime at the Pierce Streetsboro Library! Visit the library for stories, flannel boards, music and crafts this summer. Limited to 25 participants.

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Use your imagination at the library for an hour of fun building Legos.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Come see the Brimfield Parks Department teach how to identify plants native to the area, then make a craft! Limited to 15 participants.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join us each month for a spirited discussion of romance titles and the genre in general!

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Visit the Randolph Library for a chance for children and tweens to come and learn about D-Day.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Bring a yoga mat, water, and comfortable clothing. If you do not have a mat, some mats will be available for your use. Limited to 15 participants.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for a bubble-tastic show! Sue Durante, aka the Bubble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles that do acrobatics, square bubbles, and more. Limited to 50 participants.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Join us for a bubble-tastic show! Sue Durante, aka the Bubble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles that do acrobatics, square bubbles, and more. Limited to 65 participants.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Brimfield Branch
Join us for storytime at the Brimfield Library! Intended for children 5 and under.

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Windham Branch
Join the Windham Library for a monthly arts and crafts studio highlighting a variety of inspiration projects. This month we will turn paper items into bespoke junk journals! Limited to 6 participants.

Sat, Jun 08, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Interested in Magic the Gathering but not sure where to start? Join us for a beginner friendly Mini-Master Tournament. Entry is FREE and packs of card are provided!

Mon, Jun 10, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Coloring pages, activity pages and crafts to take with you and do any time.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Start your cooking journey with Delany, as we learn how to cook a few summer classics and munch along the way! This event is intended for teens of all cooking abilities. Limited to 10 participants.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Join Miss Brianne at the Randolph Library to read campfire stories and take a s'more kit home.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Let's get together and talk art! Bring your WIP's and hang with friends. Limited to 10 participants.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Roller Coasters are a thrill to ride, but what makes them work? Learn how roller coasters operate with the help of Jill Halligan from OSU Extension office. Limited to 15 participants.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Windham Branch
Join us for a bubble-tastic show! Sue Durante, aka the Bubble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles that do acrobatics, square bubbles, and more. Limited to 75 participants.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join us for a bubble-tastic show! Sue Durante, aka the Bubble Lady, will amaze you with bubbles that multiply, bubbles that do acrobatics, square bubbles, and more. Limited to 65 participants.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Join Holly Stoneberg from the Portage Parks District to learn about the best hiking safety practices and how to read maps.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come and join other fans of Minecraft to discuss your interest in the game.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Books are available at the circulation desk ahead of time. Feel free to bring snacks to share at the meeting.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Randolph Branch
Join us for a discussion of the novel "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation, bring your own opinions to the discussion.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for a discussion of "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Join the Aurora Library the second Tuesday of each month with a current knit or crochet project in front of the fireplace.

Wed, Jun 12, All day
Brimfield Branch
Come in and make a Father's Day card at the craft station! Limited to while supplies last

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for storytime at the Pierce Streetsboro Library! Visit the library for stories, flannel boards, music and crafts this summer. Limited to 25 participants.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Randolph Branch
Children are invited to the Randolph Library for songs, stories, flannel boards and more!

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come and join us for to learn about camping and adventure with Wingfoot State Park.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Get ready for an afternoon of wonder and delight! Join the Special Magic show featuring Mr. Zap. Witness the mind-blowing illusions, and learn some of the magical secrets. Limited to 30 participants.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Join us for a lively discussion. Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk.

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
This month we will discuss "The Mostly True Story of Tanner & Louise" by Colleen Oakley.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the Inklings Hybrid Book Club at the Garrettsville library as we dive into an adventure with C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and more. Limited to 15 participants.

Thu, Jun 13, All day
Brimfield Branch
Come in and make a Father's Day card at the craft station! Limited to while supplies last

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Come to the Brimfield Library to take a field trip to the new Brimfield Fire Station. Limited to 20 participants.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Randolph Branch
Want to learn about postcards and addressing mail? Join the Randolph Library and write letters and postcards to friends.

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Make a Father's Day card for the Dad in your life!

Fri, Jun 14, All day
Brimfield Branch
Come in and make a Father's Day card at the craft station! Limited to while supplies last

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Come and check out what the Friends have for sale this month in the Gallery. There is always a treasure or two to be found!

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Windham Branch
Home-School Club is a chance to get together with other families who home-school. Join us for a topic and a craft.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Brimfield Branch
Come and read a story with Miss Gabbi from the Portage County Health District and talk about yummy healthy foods! Limited to 20 participants.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come and celebrate Flag Day with us at the Randolph Public Library with trivia. Learn fun facts about the American flag and flags from around the world.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Drop in to the Garrettsville Library for Father's Day Craft. While supplies last. Limited to 15 participants.

Fri, Jun 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Windham Branch
Monthly session to learn and practice the SoulCollage® method of creating and reading personal oracle cards with a trained facilitator. Limited to 12 participants.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Come and check out what the Friends have for sale this month in the Gallery. There is always a treasure or two to be found!

Sat, Jun 15, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join in on an adventure through a manor full of ghosts, spirits and deadly secrets! Dice, Characters, Lunch, Snacks, and Drinks will be provided. Limited to 10 teen participants.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Local artist Kathy K. returns to the Randolph Library to make camping/adventure themed crafts.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Join us for Investing 101 from Bella Marshall from Edward Jones Investments. Learn how to cover the basics & how to start investing for your future.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come and join us at the Randolph Library to make a special craft for Dad!

Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Love boba tea? Or want to try it? Come try it for free with additional snacks provided! Learn how boba is made as well as make a boba keychain. Limited to 10 participants.

Mon, Jun 17, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Coloring pages, activity pages and crafts to take with you and do any time.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Mon, Jun 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Come in and learn about the local wildlife you're likely to encounter while out and about on the trails this summer with The Portage Parks Department! Limited to 75 participants.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come to the Randolph Library to learn about fire safety. Meet your local firefighters and tour the Randolph Fire Department. This event is intended for ages 4-14.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Find out who your godly parent is, make camp necklaces and maybe even play a game of capture the flag! Limited to 15 participants.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for stories around the campfire and nature-themed activities and crafts. Limited to 15 participants.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Windham Branch
Come to the Windham Library and learn new line dances with award-winning dancer Kobe Calain.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Learn about our reptile friends from experts with this interactive experience with Realm of Reptile. Limited to 35 participants.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Witness the magic of award-winning magician David Anthony. His amazing illusions and great comedy will have you clapping in no time! Limited to 100 participants. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Stop by to read a furry friend! Alliance of Therapy Dogs is bringing a four legged friend for children to read to.

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join us for beginner-friendly crochet projects, music, banter and of course, SNACKS! Yarn is provided, and you can borrow crochet hooks too.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come to the library for bingo, and the chance to win the grand prize.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join us for this month's selected title "A Man of the World: My Life at National Geographic" by Gilbert M. Grosvenor. Limited to 20 participants.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Brimfield Branch
John Woodard the owner of Woodweyr Apiaries, LLC will discuss honeybees and beekeeping. Join John in a fun, engaging, interactive discussion about the world of honeybees.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
New date Wednesday, June 26, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Windham Branch
Come with hooks, leave with a book! Check out the Windham Library’s monthly drop-in group crafting sessions for adult crafters.

Thu, Jun 20, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Come in and grab the supplies to paint your own tropical bird suncatcher!

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Portage Parks is coming to the Randolph Library to talk about their camping programs and adventures you can have at the parks system.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Play games and eat snacks!

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Join us to talk about a book, comic, or graphic novel you've enjoyed reading this month! Limited to 10 participants.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Struggling with the effects of chronic pain from arthritis? Improve joint mobility, strength, and balance with (mostly) seated exercises, specific to those with arthritis. Limited to 10 participants.

Fri, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Windham Branch
Gather with fellow crafters to create functional fabric and yarn based objects with a sustainable twist! Limited to 12 participants.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Brimfield Branch
Join us for storytime at the Brimfield Library! Intended for children 5 and under.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us as we learn how to start herb garden, what to plant, and how to get the most out of what we grow. Presented by Master Gardeners from OSU Extension Office, Jill Halligan and Rita Connelly.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Randolph Branch
Teens are welcome to come and join us for a movie based on a popular video game! Pizza will be provided. Come and join us for the fun!

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Aurora Memorial Branch
Coloring pages, activity pages and crafts to take with you and do any time.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Come and join Miss Brianne to make your very own pet rock. It comes with a pet rock adoption certificate.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join the Garrettsville Library for an amazing steel drum performance! Found Sounds drum performance brings hands-on learning about steel drums origin and history. Limited to 100 participants.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Garrettsville Branch
Join the library for stories, flannel boards, fingerplays, and songs all summer long! Limited to 25 participants.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
What kind of animals do you think live nearby? Have you seen many animals in the parks? Portage Parks Educator Holly Stoneberg will tell us about the wildlife that lives in the Portage Parks.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Windham Branch
The Backyard Adventure will include camping, pet rock adoption, and more. Join in the fun!

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Use your imagination at the library for an hour of fun building Legos.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Drop in for a meditative coloring session and craft.

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Randolph Branch
Salutations adventurers! The Orochi's Bane monster hunter guild needs your help in fighting monsters, and scouring dungeons for treasure. Limited to 6 participants.

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Have you ever wanted to research your family tree but didn't know where or how to start? Join Roger Marble and create a solid foundation for research of your family history.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Pierce Streetsboro Branch
Join us for storytime at the Pierce Streetsboro Library! Visit the library for stories, flannel boards, music and crafts this summer. Limited to 25 participants.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Randolph Branch
Children are invited to the Randolph Library for songs, stories, flannel boards and more!

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Windham Branch
Come with hooks, leave with a book! Check out the Windham Library’s monthly drop-in group crafting sessions for adult crafters.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Bring your friends to the Garrettsville Library and use the library's Legos to create whatever you can imagine! Limited to 20 participants.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
Join us for a discussion of "The Villa" by Rachel Hawkins.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Garrettsville Branch
Join in on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure across the lands built just for tween and teen players! Limited to 10 participants.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Aurora Memorial Branch
Mr. Jeff will be singing and dancing at the Aurora Library! Stop by for some songs, dances and maybe some bubbles too. Limited to 35 participants.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aurora Memorial Branch
A large garden doesn’t fit everyone’s lifestyle, or space availability. A Portage County Master Gardener Volunteer will discuss options for fresh produce and more. Limited to 25 participants.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Brimfield Branch
Make some music with the Groovy Garfoose! Limited to 20 participants.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Randolph Branch
Local artist Kathy K. returns to the Randolph Library to make camping/adventure themed crafts.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Windham Branch
Let's get creative and make puppets! Using a basic outline we will make a puppet of your choice.

Fri, Jun 28, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Garrettsville Branch
Kick back with some snacks and join us for a movie night. Movie will be chosen by participants. Doors open at 3:00 but the movie starts at 3:45. This event is intended for teens.