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Be a Volunteen

Saturday, August 05, 2017
Grandview Heights Public Library
Have you completed the 6th grade or higher? Would you like to help out at the Library this summer? Our Volunteens assist the Youth Services staff with the Kids’ Summer Reading Club between May 27-August 5. Applications will be available in Youth Services beginning May 1.
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Summer Reading Clubs

Saturday, August 05, 2017
Grandview Heights Public Library
Adults, teens, and kids: Read for a chance to win prizes. 

ADULT: Register at the library for gift card drawings from local businesses.

TEENS: Register in The Basement at the library for a chance to win prizes. 

KIDS: Set reading goals, fill out your Activity Log (pg 18), and you could win great prizes from fun local businesses, the library's treasure chest, and grand prize drawings.

Sponsors include:
  • Friends of the Library
  • Dairy Queen on 5th Ave.
  • DK Diner
  • Pure Imagination Chocolatier
  • Galaxy Games and Golf
  • Grandview Theater & Drafthouse
  • Brenz Pizza Co.
  • Clay Cafe on 5th Ave.
  • Grandview Pool Concessions
  • Kings Island
  • Ohio State Parks
  • Ohio State Fair
  • Grandview Police
  • Grandview Fire Department
  • Ohio Renaissance Festival
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The Conspiracy Band (R&B/funk)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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Just Horsin' Around

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Kids of all ages
Meet Jezzie Lowe and her horse from Harvest Moon Acres on the library’s lawn. We will read a horse story, make horse crafts, and just have fun horsin’ around!
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Lemonade Festival Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Ages 5-18
Interested in participating in the 4th Annual Franklin County Youth Lemonade Festival on July 15? Prepare for this event by attending this workshop at the library. Learn about building a lemonade stand, customer service, special recipes, food safety tips, financing and marketing a lemonade stand, obtaining a stand license, and much more. Register beginning April 25 by visiting youthlemonadefestival.org; registrations will not be taken at the library.
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Registration begins 5/29/2017 at 10:00 AM

COSI Animal Adventures

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Meet and touch some of COSI’s live animals, examine animal furs, and even build a habitat around a living reptile! Registration required beginning May 29. For grades 3-8.

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Arnett Howard’s Band (Creole funk)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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Registration begins 6/5/2017 at 10:00 AM

Zen Doodle Days

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Calm your mind and create a fun work of art all at the same time!  Enjoy some Zen snacks as staff member Jean leads us on this creative journey.  All  you need to bring is your imagination!  
Monday, June 19, 3-4 pm
Thursday, June 29, 3-4 pm
Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each date. Sign up for one or both programs at ghpl.org/events or by calling 614-481-3778. 

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The Liz Woolley Band (Jazz/pop)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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The British Invasion (‘60s music)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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Registration begins 6/15/2017 at 10:00 AM

Zen Doodle Days

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Calm your mind and create a fun work of art all at the same time!  Enjoy some Zen snacks as staff member Jean leads us on this creative journey.  All  you need to bring is your imagination!  
Monday, June 19, 3-4 pm
Thursday, June 29, 3-4 pm
Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each date. Sign up for one or both programs at ghpl.org/events or by calling 614-481-3778. 

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ACT MATH Mastery: Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra

1:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Review important formulas and theory necessary for success on the ACT Mathematics section, and then solve approximately 120 ACT Mathematics questions in a timed setting, with  Dr. Srinath Sampath, PhD, CFA from PrepAccelerator.
  • Who should attend: High school students only.
  • Seminar length: 10 hours of instruction over 3 sessions across 2 weekends (both Sat and Sun). There will be a 10-minute break midway through each session.
  • Complexity and pace: All varieties of ACT Mathematics questions from simple to complex will be reviewed. This is an intensive and fast-paced seminar.
  • Location: GHPL Meeting Room
  • Cost: Free.
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Deuce 'n a Quarter (Blues)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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Balloon Workshop

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Ages 7 & up
Local balloon artist, magician, and entertainer Erica Carlson teaches kids how to make their own balloon animals. Registration is required; signup beginning June 28 at ghpl.org/events or by calling 614-481-3778.
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Registration begins 6/30/2017 at 8:00 AM

Locked In at the Library

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Eat pizza and play fun games at the library after closing! 
  • Space is limited, registration required and permission slip required.  Sign up beginning June 30. 
  • For grades 4 & up.
  • A permission slip signed by a parent or legal guardian is required for program attendance. Download and complete the form and bring it with you on the day of the program.
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ACT MATH Mastery: Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate Geometry

1:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Review important formulas and theory necessary for success on the ACT Mathematics section, and then solve approximately 120 ACT Mathematics questions in a timed setting, with  Dr. Srinath Sampath, PhD, CFA from PrepAccelerator.
  • Who should attend: High school students only.
  • Seminar length: 10 hours of instruction over 3 sessions across 2 weekends (both Sat and Sun). There will be a 10-minute break midway through each session.
  • Complexity and pace: All varieties of ACT Mathematics questions from simple to complex will be reviewed. This is an intensive and fast-paced seminar.
  • Location: GHPL Meeting Room
  • Cost: Free.
Registration and Details (please register separately for each session that you plan to attend):
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ACT MATH Mastery: Plane Geometry, Trigonometry

1:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Review important formulas and theory necessary for success on the ACT Mathematics section, and then solve approximately 120 ACT Mathematics questions in a timed setting, with  Dr. Srinath Sampath, PhD, CFA from PrepAccelerator.
  • Who should attend: High school students only.
  • Seminar length: 10 hours of instruction over 3 sessions across 2 weekends (both Sat and Sun). There will be a 10-minute break midway through each session.
  • Complexity and pace: All varieties of ACT Mathematics questions from simple to complex will be reviewed. This is an intensive and fast-paced seminar.
  • Location: GHPL Meeting Room
  • Cost: Free.
Registration and Details (please register separately for each session that you plan to attend):
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Registration begins 7/3/2017 at 10:00 AM

COSI Coaster Creators

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Hold on tight! This engineering design workshop is filled with ups and downs. First, put the force of gravity (and teamwork) to the test in a wild marble challenge. Then, full scream ahead as you build your own roller coaster!
Registration required, sign up beginning July 3 at ghpl.org/events or by calling 614-481-3778.

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The Randys (Eclectic oldies)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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FLIPPO (Jazz/rock fusion)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Part of the 32nd Music on the Lawn free outdoor summer concerts on the Grandview Heights Public Library lawn.
  • Tuesdays, June & July, 7:30-8:30 pm.
  • No rain location. Call 614-486-2951 after 6 pm about possible cancellation due to weather. 
  • Coordinated by the Grandview Library and Grandview Parks & Recreation.
  • Band schedule, food truck schedule, sponsorship opportunities, and more at ghpl.org/music.
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Night Under the Stars

7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Grandview Parks & Recreation and the library team up this year for a family-friendly campout at Wyman Woods.
  • Date: Friday, Friday, July 28, 7 pm-Saturday, July 29, 8 am.
  • Location: Wyman Woods, at Grandview Avenue & Goodale Boulevard.
  • Beginning at 7 pm, bring your tents and sleeping bags to set up camp for the night. 
  • The evening will be filled with camp stories and songs from the librarians, a campfire and snacks in the shelter house, and a walk in the woods with handmade lanterns. 
  • Registration is required online with Parks and Recreation at grandviewheights.org/onlinereg and completed waiver is required. 
  • For kids of all ages. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Free. 

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Ace the ACT: General Review I and English

1:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Grandview Heights Public Library
Meeting Room
Review theory and strategies then work out and review questions in a timed setting, with  Dr. Srinath Sampath, PhD, CFA from PrepAccelerator.
  • Who should attend: High school students only. 
  • Seminar length: 13+ hours of instruction over 4 sessions across 2 weekends (both Sat and Sun). There will be a 10-minute break midway through each session.
  • Complexity and pace: All varieties of ACT questions from simple to complex will be reviewed. This is an intensive and fast-paced seminar.
  • Location: GHPL Meeting Room.
  • Cost: Free.
Registration and Details (please register separately for each session that you plan to attend):
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