Summer 24 Newsletter

P 7 Ritter Public Library • Summer 2024 • RR Registration is required. Visit or call 440-967-3798 to register. Snowman Snow Globe RR Monday, July 22nd 6 PM Get a head start on winter decor by making a fun festive snow globe. All materials will be provided. Traveling Abroad 101 RR Saturday, July 27th 3 PM Learn tips and tricks for planning your perfect international vacation including safety protocol, travel guide and website recommendations, fun facts, and more! Puzzle & Game Swap Saturday, August 10th 11 AM - 1 PM Browse through new and gently used puzzles and games to find free treasures for your collection. Drop off your puzzles and games for the swap from August 5th - 10th. Puzzle Palooza RR Saturday, August 10th 1:30 PM Compete as a team or individual to complete a puzzle the fastest. Special prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place. 2nd Annual Author Fair Saturday, August 31st 2 PM Meet local authors, hear them read from their work, and purchase signed books. We are pleased to welcome even more authors to this year’s event - the author lineup will be announced this June. Adult Book Discussion Groups Our book discussion groups always wecome new participants. Copies of the month’s selections are available for checkout at the main desk. Brewed Awakening Book Social Wednesdays, 6/6, 7/11, & 8/1 2:30 PM At Brewed Awakening Vermilion Sip on your favorite beverage while we discuss the month’s selection. June: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein July: The Berry Pickers by Amanda Peters August: Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese Shelf Indulgence Book Discussion Group Mondays, 6/17, 7/15, & 8/19 6 PM Do you like reading relationship fiction, romance, and historical fiction by authors on the rise? This book discussion group is for you! June: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman July: The World Played Chess by Robert Dugoni August: The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman Top 100 of the Last 100 Book Discussion Group Wednesdays, 6/26, 7/31, & 8/28 10:30 AM Get a taste of popular reads through the decades, as we head back in time to read through the bestselling books of the last 100 years. June (1998): The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver July (1997): Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond August (1996): A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin NEW! Each adventure kit is filled with themed books and bonus goodies. Borrow & return the library items. The extra surprises are yours to keep! Youth kits will be available throughout the summer. New adult kits will be offered on June 1st, July 1st, and August 1st. All kits will only be available while supplies last. FOR ALL AGES