Sunday, June 20, 2010

Odds and Book Ends (June 21-27)

Odds and Book Ends features activities and events in the area related to libraries, books and authors. Send your events to, and check back to The Book Club every week for upcoming events and activities at your local library.

Make a Fairy Garden at 2 p.m. June 22 at the Read House, next to Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave.
The event is for ages 3 and older with an adult.
For details and registration, call 440-255-8811.

The Perry Public Library will present the program “Water Features for Your Yard” at 7 p.m. June 22. Attendees will learn how to enhance yards with the sound of a trickling waterfall, the flowing images in a reflection pool and more. A representative of the Pattie Group, an award-winning landscape design firm, will discuss design, installation and maintenance in a power point presentation.
The Perry Library is at 5753 Main St. For more information or to register, call 440-259-3300.

A watercolor workshop will take place at 7 p.m. June 24 at Perry Public Library.
Participants will explore the technique of watercolor painting and create their own notecards.
The instructor will incorporate design, paint washes, mix colors and create textures, ensuring participants a good composition.
All skill levels are welcome and all materials are provided.
For details and to register, call the Perry Public Library at 440-259-3300 or visit

A Celebration of Pets will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Burton Public Library on June 26. Sponsored by Amy & Kevin O’Reilly of Geauga Feed and Grain Supply and the Burton Public Library, the program will include a parade of pets and a special storytime.
John’s Photography will be on hand to take a photo of you and your pet, and you will be able to make a frame for your photo during the program. All ages are welcome and the program is free of charge. Dogs must be leashed and all pets must be under their owners’ control at all times during the program. Call the Burton Public Library to register for this program at 440-834-4466.

--Cheryl Sadler

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