Felicia Z. Stadelman Presents: William Bouguereau

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BouguereauApril172014Popular local art historian Felicia Z. Stadelman will return this Thursday, April 17, at 6pm to present the life of artist William Bouguereau.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library.  No registration is required for this event.  To see information about other upcoming library events, please click here.

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Bath Township Historical Society Display

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In our display case this month is a special display of items on loan from the Bath Township Historical Society.  The topic of the display focuses on the families and lives of Bath Township residents from 1800-1850.  The brand new exhibit from the Bath Township Historical Society opens this Monday, April 7th, at 2pm at the Bath Museum.  All are welcome to attend the exhibit opening, which is free and family friendly.


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Library Act of Culture at Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library

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This past Thursday, our very talented Marketing Director, Carla Davis, surprised us all with a Library Act of Culture by singing two special songs in our library.  Thank you Carla, for bringing us a little bit of sunshine on an otherwise rainy day!

You can view Carla’s performance by clicking here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uIQfRqJa_I

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April is Autism Awareness Month

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DSCN2153April is National Autism Awareness Month.  Right across from the circulation desk, we have a table filled with information about autism from the Autism Society of Greater Akron.  We also have many books and materials about autism.

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Felicia Z. Stadelman Presents: Henri Matisse

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Popular local art historian Felicia Z. Stadelman will return Thursday, April 3, at 6pm to present the life of artist Henri Matisse.  She will also be giving a presentation on William Bouguereau on Thursday, April 17, at 6pm.  These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library.  No registration is required for these events.  To see information about other upcoming library events, please click here.

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Bath Historical Society and the Fairlawn-Bath Library

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Grange Members at Bath Town Hall 1908Throughout the month of April, the Bath Township Historical Society is going to be utilizing our display case by showcasing some of the items from their 2014 exhibit: Early Bath Families 1800-1850.  The exhibit will be opening at the Bath Museum on April 7th at 2pm.  All are invited to attend, and admission is always free to the museum.  We hope you will take a moment to stop by and view the display, and then head over to the Bath Museum to view this great exhibit.  For more information on the exhibit, including Bath Museum’s hours, check out the Early Bath Families 2014 Exhibit Pamphlet, or visit their website at www.bathhistoricalsociety.org.  Also, they have a brand new Facebook page.  You can follow them here as they post about updates on their programs and ongoing digitization project. 

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Opening Day and the Cleveland Indians

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Are you a Tribe fan who is ecstatic that spring has finally sprung and can’t get enough of the Cleveland Indians?  We are here to help!

We have lots of great books on baseball, and on the Cleveland Indians and its players.  From Terry Francona’s biography to books about all of the great (and not-so-great) teams of yesteryear, we’ve got a great selection.  Look under call number 796.3576 in our nonfiction section for these books.

If you are looking for the latest information on the Indians (or sports in general), here are some sites and blogs you may want to check out:

Cleveland Indians Official Website: http://cleveland.indians.mlb.com

Cleveland Plain Dealer: http://www.cleveland.com/sports/

Waiting for Next Year: http://www.waitingfornextyear.com/  (Is there a better name for a Cleveland sports blog than this?)

Indians Baseball Insider: http://www.indiansbaseballinsider.com/

Did the Tribe Win Last Night? http://didthetribewinlastnight.com/

The Tribe Daily: http://www.thetribedaily.com/

Big League Stew: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/

And of course, anything written by Terry Pluto: http://www.cleveland.com/pluto/

Maybe this year will be one of destiny, as they have an exciting group of young players and a manager who has won the World Series twice.  Go Tribe!

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KinderMusik!

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Children ages 0-5 and their caregiver are invited to join Kathleen Heydorn of KinderMusik for dancing, singing and musical fun on Monday, April 14 at 10:30am. The program will last about 45 minutes. Call today to register. Space is limited.

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April Hot Title Lists Now Available

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Hot Titles pictureOur popular Hot Title Lists are now available for April!

April Book Hot Titles

April Movie Hot Titles

Click here for more great recommendations.

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Bath Country Journal Article

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Bath Library 1960's 50 YearsThe Bath Country Journal for March featured a story by Libby Bauman of the Bath Township Historical Society about the house on Ira Road which housed the original Bath Library.  This house has been designated as a Century House, having been standing for at least 100 years.  You can read the article here.  You can also read the Bath Country Journal’s latest copies on their website, which you can access by clicking here.

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