Sunday, August 29, 2010

Odds and Book Ends (Aug. 30-Sept. 5)

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

Paws to Read will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Children’s Theater at Mentor Public Library, Main Library on Mentor Avenue. Kids who are able to read independently are invited to sign-up for a 30-minute session. The child will be paired with a gentle dog that is licensed and trained to be a good listener. Registration begins Sept. 1 and this event is expected to fill quickly.
Call the library at 440-255-8811, ext. 220, to register.

State Rep. Mark A. Schneider, D-Mentor, will hold a “Community Conversation” town hall meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Morley Library, 184 Phelps St. in Painesville. The meeting will allow Schneider to speak with members of the community and listen to the questions and concerns of his constituents. Schneider will also update members of the community on his recent legislative actions in Columbus. The “Community Conversation” is free and open to all members of the community.

The Friends of the Geauga Mobile Libraries will be hosting the annual five-day used book sale at the Great Geauga County Fair, Sept. 2-6. The book sale building is located just inside the north gate (free parking area). There will be thousands of books available. Shoppers using hand-held scanners will be charged a $20 fee before they are able to shop. No hoarding will be permitted. "The Book Stop" is open Thursday through Monday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday will be bag day, fill a plastic bag for $3 and a paper bag for $5.

--Cheryl Sadler

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