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Peninsula Library 330-657-2665

Tuesday Evening Book Club—Second Tuesday at 6:30PM
October 12— The Vanishing Half. By Brit Bennett.
November 9— The third daughter. By Talia Carner.

Preschool Story Hour in the Gazebo (weather permitting) is on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00AM. Please call the library to register.

2021 Retirement Series with James Sexton September 23 and 30 at 7:00PM.
Planning to retire or already retired? Do you have questions about where and how to invest your retirement savings in this volatile and uncertain market? Do you know how to take withdrawals from your retirement assets without running out of money? Are you prepared for the possible tax changes and are your retirement funds properly positioned? These are life-changing financial questions-don`t just guess at them.

September 23 Your Retirement and Your IRA: Avoiding Costly Mistakes While Keeping More of Your Retirement Money.
For most Americans, IRAs are their largest retirement assets. Don`t neglect this account, learn the proper way to transfer 401(k)`s, 403(b)`s, how to deal with IRA pension rollovers and the potential of changing tax laws affecting these accounts!

September 30: Sound Investing for Retirees.
Confused and overwhelmed by this volatile market? Are you second-guessing your investment strategy? As more and more people approach retirement, the need for a solid understanding of basic economic and investment concepts increases. Many Americans just don`t know how to invest their assets for income and which asset classes are appropriate for retirees. Questions about assets, stocks, bonds and more will be answered in this hour-long program. James C. Sexton III, CFP ® and Gage Paul CFP ® of Western Reserve Capital Management lead these intensive one-hour classes which are designed to help you become financially aware in this complex and challenging environment.

Take and Make Crafts! Call the library to register for your kit.
Children`s and Adult DIY craft kits are back! The next kits will be available on Monday November 1 and December 6. Each Kit will contain all or most of the materials for the craft with instructions. We are not charging a fee, but donations towards children`s and adult programming are always accepted so we may continue fun programs. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED so we can have enough art supplies for everyone interested.

A Funny Program about Funny Programs: The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time
Thursday, October 14, 7:00PM
**This will be a Zoom program, please call or email the library to register.
Award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation based on his book, The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time. He is the only author to actually rank the best of the best, including I Love Lucy, All in the Family, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, Frasier and Modern Family. He will show funny snippets from those shows and others, challenge patrons with sitcom trivia (including identifying cool theme songs!), discuss the criteria he used to rank 70 years of sitcoms and talk about how they have evolved over the decades in humor, presentation and content. This all-encompassing greatest sitcoms of all time program is really entertaining so join in on the fun!

Getting Started with Medicare. Thursday, October 21, 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Getting Started with Medicare is presented by Laura Mutsko, a Certified Senior Adviser and Medicare Supplement Accredited Adviser. She will highlight when and where to apply for Medicare, what decisions you will need to make, what Medicare covers, cost of Medicare, and the difference between original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans. This class will be in person, please wear your mask. Reservations are requested, please call the library at 330-657-2291 or email

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club—Fourth** Wednesday at 1:30PM.
October 27—Miss Benson`s Beetle. By Rachel Joyce.
November 17—The Secret Keeper of Jaipur. By Alka Joshi. **please note this is the Third Wednesday.