Library Board of Trustees James Wilson, President Wendy Tyger, Vice President Geraldine Guy, Secretary Stephen Hill, Trustee Stephanie Elick, Trustee Jill McGee, Trustee Nancy Reeves, Trustee Tamra Hess, Library Director The Board of Trustees usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Library Services Follow East Palestine Memorial Public Library on Social Media: 309 N. Market Street East Palestine, Ohio 44413 Telephone: 330-426-3778 Fax: 330-426-4950 www.east-palestine.lib.oh.us Hours: Monday -Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m . December 2018 / January / February 2019 June / July / August 2019 Library Closed Thursday, July 4 Women’s Self-Defense Class– Wednesday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. Tim Gay, Certified Karate Instructor, will present some common sense tips, demonstrations, and strategies to keep yourself safe. The program will feature both lecture and active participation. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Registration is necessary. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Teens & adults are welcome to attend. Friends of the Library Book Sale & Silent Auction Thursday, June 6 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June 7 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A wide variety of used books will be available at the book sale in the library’s basement. The Silent Auction will take place in the library community room, and will feature donated items from area businesses. “ALibrary is a Lifelong Friend” Color & B/W Copying, Self-Service Copying, Fax & Scanning Service, Lamination, Informational Databases, InterLibrary Loan, Homebound Delivery, and more. MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return Friday, June 21 1:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m . Six out of ten people with Alzheimer’s will wander. Those affected by the disease and their caregiver can register for this 24-Hour Emergency Service. Participants are asked to bring a photo of their loved one and a list of their medications. Fifteen minute appointments are available by calling the library at 330-426-3778. Ohio First Ladies– Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00 p.m. Members of the Salem Preservation Society will be in character as First Ladies married to presidents from Ohio. We expect Ginger Grilli (Florence Harding), Arlene Schwartz (Julia Dent Grant), Janis Yereb (Caroline Harrison), Patty Eaton (Ida Saxton McKinley), and Delilah Willacaw (Lucy Webb Hayes) to perform. As the audience observes, the ladies will be having tea and conversation. Afterward, they will take questions from the audience. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers Wednesday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. Caregivers can learn what changes to expect as their loved one’s memory loss condition progresses including effective communication tips, care options for the future, coping with relationship changes, and ways to maintain their health as a caregiver. Registration is necessary by calling the library at 330-426-3778. Meet TV Meteorologist Paul Wetzl Thursday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. Paul will speak about his job as a television meteorologist, weather forecasting, and his experience as a storm chaser. Ages 8 and up. Worm Composting, Food Recycling Made Easy Monday, June 24 at 1:00 p.m. Columbiana County Master Gardeners will share information about food recycling, how to build your own worm composting bin, and more. Ages 8 and up. 2019 Summer Program– Registration begins Monday, June 3 All ages are invited to participate in the Summer Program by attending programs, reading books, eBooks, and magazines, and more to win a prize. The program begins Monday, June 3 and continues until Tuesday, August 6.