GRAFTON-MIDVIEW PUBLIC LIBRARY || MAY - AUGUST 2022 || REGISTER ONLINE AT GMPLIBRARY.ORG 7 Having trouble with your laptop or phone? Want help digitizing your old photos or learning the best ways to organize and save them for the future? Need to learn how to use digital books with Overdrive for an upcoming trip? Tech Tutor appointments provide one-on-one assistance for all of your technology related questions. Call or visit the Information Desk to book an individual session with a tutor! TECH TUTOR BYOB Board Game Night Friday, August 12, 6 PM Pompom Dandelion Bouquet Tuesday, June 28, 6 PM or Thursday, June 30, 6 PM Join us on either date to learn how to use ordinary yarn in a creative way by making a bouquet of adorable pompom dandelions. They make perfect centerpieces for summer picnics! All materials for the activity are provided. Saltwater Painting Thursday, July 14, 6 PM or Saturday, July 16, 2:30 PM Join us on either date to learn and experiment with a fun watercolor technique! Create your masterpiece with salt and watercolors on a canvas. Please dress comfortably as this might get messy. Crash Course in Creative Writing with Michael Garriga Monday, July 11, 6:30 PM Dr. Michael Garriga, local author and Professor of English at Baldwin Wallace University, will speak about the art of flash fiction: what makes it special and how you can craft it yourself. He will share his best tips for creative writing and read from his own book of flash fiction, The Book of Duels. New Adult Books for New Adults Monday, July 18, 6:30 PM Join your fellow new adults at Franklin Brewing for a bi-monthly discussion of a new adult book! July's title is Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall. Fabricating a respectable relationship with a man with whom he shares nothing in common when his rock star father's comeback leads to unwanted attention, Luc stages publicity-friendly dates that become complicated by all-too-real feelings.Copies of the book are available approximately one month before the meeting. Please contact the library at 440-926-3317 for more information or to check on book availability. Bring your friends, your competitive spirt, and the beverage of your choice to the Library for a board game night! Choose from a variety of games, socialize, and enjoy light refreshments. Ages 21 and up. Paper Quilling Greeting Cards Monday, August 15, 6 PM or Thursday, August 18, 6 PM Join us on either Monday, August 15 or Thursday, August 18 to learn the art of paper rolling called "paper quilling" and make unique greeting cards! All materials and tools needed are provided. Adult Summer Reading Wrap-Up Monday, July 25, 6 PM Come celebrate the end of summer reading with a wrap-up event. Talk about the media you enjoyed over the summer, do a fun activity, and have special ocean-themed treats! Up, Up, and Away! Balloon event and Starlight Summer Movie Saturday, July 23, 6 PM Our Lady Queen of Peace Field Come out and join the Library for an amazing double feature: first, an up-close hot air balloon experience with "Just a Dream" courtesy of Michael Miller and second, once it's dark, a special showing of Disney Pixar's film Up. Bring your blankets and chairs and get ready to have a fun night out. You won't want to miss this family-friendly event!