Nordonia Hills Branch Library Events (Nov. 2023 through Feb. 2024)


Nordonia Hills Branch Library events

The Nordonia Hills Branch Library is located at 9458 Olde Eight Rd. in Northfield. Call 330-467-8595 or visit to register where required.

Adult programs

Writer’s Guild of Nordonia Hills: Dec. 20, Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. Writers wanted! New writers and old hands welcome, fiction, nonfiction and everything in between. Have your work critiqued and give feedback to others in a fun and friendly environment. Bring a sample of your work to share.

Nordonia Hills game time, board games for everyone: Dec. 16, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. Play games including chess, board and Euro games, role-playing games, mah-jongg, and regular and trading card games. All ages welcome.

Socrates Café: Dec. 13, Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m. A regular gathering of adults engaging in great conversation, exploring current events, thoughtful ideas and reasoned debates. Come and take part, or just listen to the discussion.

Light fiction book club: second Monday of each month at 2 p.m. Discuss light fiction books. Copies of each title will be available at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library one month prior to the discussion. Dec. 11: “A Family Affair” by Robyn Carr, Jan. 8: “Identity” by Nora Roberts.

Children’s Programs

Paws for reading: Nov. 27, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. Read a book to a certified therapy dog. Bring a book or read a library book. This is a great way for children to practice their literacy skills and gain more confidence in reading aloud. Children of all ages are welcome. Registration required.

Story Time: Dec.7, 14, 11:30 a.m. Story time features stories, rhymes, music, sometimes flannels and bubbles followed by a playtime. For children ages 3-5. Registration required.

Messy Monday: Join us for some messy fun at 6:15pm. Registration required. Dec. 18: Snow paint pictures: Make a creamy, puffy paint that is cold to the touch and top the picture off with some glitter. Jan. 29: Sparkly winter paintings: Create a beautiful winter painting with paint, glue and Epsom salt.

School Age Programs

Thrilling Thursdays: Thursday, 4 p.m. Join us after school for fun activities. Nov. 30: Fall tree luminaries: With some tissue paper, a jar and few other craft materials, make a festive luminary that can be used over and over again. Dec. 21: Make a snow globe. Jan. 18: Hex bugs: Design a maze with different pathways and obstacles out of various materials and use hex bugs to see how they respond.

Teen Programs

Dungeons and Dragons: Second and fourth Mondays, 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 27 Dec.11, Jan. 8, 22, Feb. 12, 26. Join our quest at your own peril. Bring your dice and your tankard. Snacks provided. For more information, ask Mistress Sue.

Teen Café: On the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., try something new. Dec. 21: Celebrate everything chocolate. We'll create, play games and eat chocolate. Jan. 18: Make your own felted coffee sleeve. Feb. 15: Miss Sue will provide different kinds of material to design a cell phone stand.

Teen Lit Loot: Grades 6-12 are invited to register for the library book box service: Lit Loot! Each box contains two books and an assortment of goodies. Registration required. ∞