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Archive - Jul 11, 2011

Date

Adult computer class

Starting Monday, Aug. 8, there will be another adult computer class. It will be a six-week class, held Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1-2 p.m. There is space for five more people. Another class will be starting October 10. 

Guest Storytime presenter

Movie Clips

Recently added to the library’s DVD collection:

Lucky: if money can’t buy happiness, can winning the lottery come close? (2010) A documentary about the American lottery and some of the industry’s biggest winners (and losers).
Sucker Punch (2011, PG13) An action/fantasy film about a young girl institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Sign up for e-newsletters

Friends of the Solon Library are now sponsoring three newsletters available to anyone on the Internet simply by signing up. General Events newsletter will keep you informed of events like the used book sales and holiday sales.  Library Article newsletter will send you an email copy of the weekly column in this paper. And our new DVD News newsletter gives you the weekly “Film Clips” plus additional movie features, what DVDs are on order and other features of interest to film fans.  To sign up, simply send an email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com  and specify which newsletter(s) you’d like to receiv

New Adult Book

Fans of Stieg Larsson’s, “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” series, should check out Norwegian author Joe Nesbo’s “The Snowman.” On the first day of snow, a child wakes up to find his mother has disappeared during the night. Outside, a snowman has appeared out of nowhere, the calling card of one of the most terrifying serial killers in recent fiction.

Summer Reading Program winds down

Summer Reading Program is in its last week of activities as it winds down for this year. There is still another week of reading before the reading logs and T-shirt sheets have to be turned in. Jen Leveck, Youth Services Librarian reminds everyone, “The last day we will accept sheets is Saturday, July 23, and we won’t be giving out any prizes after that, so make sure to get them in on time”.
During the past week, the “Teens On Tuesdays @ 2” enjoyed travel bingo and eating lots of scones and nutella during the European Food Fare.

Closed for Beef Days

The library will be closing at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 15, and will be closed all day on Saturday, July 16, so that all may participate in the Solon Beef Days celebration.

Solon schools begin registration process

SOLON– For the 2011-12 school year, Solon Community Schools will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool. As part of this process, letters with new access IDs were sent to all families in July 2010.  This is the same login information parents of middle school and high school students use to check grades via PowerSchool.  Parents of kindergarten students will be mailed access IDs and passwords the week of July 18. 

Weets-Caudill’s calf honors soldiers’ sacrifice

SOLON– The Solon Library Foundation’s Calf Classic’s fourth calf titled “Hooves on the Ground: a lifetime of freedom fighters,” was sponsored by Savvy Coffee and Wine Bar. This calf was created to honor American soldiers and their sacrifices. “Hooves on the Ground,”  designed by artist Barbara Weets-Caudill, is a portrayal of American conflicts since World War I.  

Solon soon to be puttering around on golf carts

SOLON– Within a month, residents of Solon should be able to hop on a golf cart and drive around town.
Last week, the members of the Solon City Council approved the first reading of a new ordinance to allow golf carts as a street-legal means of transportation within the city limits.
If approved twice more, the new law could go on the books in August.
Discussion on the proposed ordinance began last month, with the council members reviewing existing ordinances from a number of neighboring communities, as well as state code.

A once in a lifetime opportunity

SOLON– Bill Zenishek’s day started at 3 a.m. By the time he made it back to the Solon Care Center some 21 hours later, he had been to Washington, D.C. and back; and had seen most if not all of the nation’s war memorials and monuments.
Zenishek was on an Honor Flight, a chartered special taking veterans, primarily from World War II, on the trip of a lifetime.