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29
Dec

Tribute to Louise Hanko Brown

From left: Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell, Project: LEARN  board member Cindi White, Louise Hanko Brown, and Corbin Cerny, at the dedication of Corbin’s Little Free Library, November, 2013. All of us at Project: LEARN of Medina County were devastated to learn of the passing of Louise Hanko Brown.  Louise served as a board member of …

3
Nov

A Month of Thanksgiving: James’ Story

“A Month of Thanksgiving: James’ Story”   James has volunteered with Project: LEARN for over 3 years. We are sad to say that, after recently completing his Masters in Library Science at Kent State University, he is leaving us to take a position with Marion Public Library in Marion, Ohio. Before he left, he shared …

31
May

Summer Reading Time is Here!

  Required summer reading books are now in stock at The BookShelf!  We order new copies of the summer reading books assigned in the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth School Districts, and stock those books at our store closest to the district.  We also have a limited selection of required summer reading books for Buckeye and …

4
Mar

Match Wits 2016!!!

Do you want to test your trivia talents against the top trivia buffs in Medina County?  Then make plans to join us for Match Wits 2016!  All the details can be found on our Match Wits page here:  www.projectlearnmedina.org/match-wits-2016

27
Oct

Thanks to our Zombie Runners!!

Thanks to all who participated in this year’s Zombie Run and Zom-Wee Run! We so appreciate your warm support on a cold day! Below, please find some great photos taken for us by Scot Mohler! Attached in this document (zombie-run-2015-all-runners-times-FINAL) are the race times; if you did not have your number tab removed at the …

13
Jul

Change a Life: Become a Tutor for Project: LEARN

Change a life! Become a tutor! Project: LEARN offers training for potential volunteer tutors throughout the year. Project: LEARN’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen communities by helping adults improve fundamental skills in reading, problem solving, and the English language. Right now, we are experiencing a high demand for our services and we need …

12
Jul

Most Wanted Books

We are in search of several titles for summer reading for students in local school districts!  If you would be willing to donate your gently used copies of any of the following titles, we will happily provide you with a Buy 1, Get 1 Free coupon to use on any used book in the store!  …

13
Jan

Save the Date for Match Wits 2015

Project: LEARN is preparing for another exciting evening of laughter and trivia at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills in Valley City!  Coppertop will again be the location of our very fun Match Wits event this year, where table teams of 8 people compete to become the trivia champs of Medina County.  We will have new categories, …

29
Nov

Please Donate to Project: LEARN on #GivingTuesday

Every holiday season, we observe Black Friday–big shopping deals on the day after Thanksgiving…and Cyber Monday–great deals from online retailers on the Monday after Thanksgiving.  But do you know about Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is a global effort designed to encourage individuals and businesses to donate to charities, to improve lives all over the world.  …

30
Oct

Project: LEARN is Hiring

Project: LEARN of Medina County has been serving adult learners in this area for over 31 years. The organization has grown and changed dramatically during those years of service.  From our humble beginnings in a church basement, to the three vibrant bookstores that support our mission and house our tutoring operations, growth and change have …

12
Sep

Jump Into Reading at Brunswick Library with Brunswick R.O.C.K.S

Brunswick  R.O.C.K.S. Again—Jump Into Reading on September 25th!  Brunswick, OH—Project: LEARN and Medina County District Library present Jump Into Reading on Thursday, September 25th from 6pm-8pm at Brunswick Library! For the fourth year, Project:  LEARN partnered with the Brunswick Library and staff from Brunswick City Schools to offer Brunswick R.O.C.K.S. to families with children who …

18
Aug

Project: LEARN Receives Grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation

For Immediate Release August 18, 2014:  Project: LEARN of Medina County is the recipient of a $500 grant from Westfield Insurance Foundation’s Volunteer Grant Program.  Scott Snyder, Westfield employee and a volunteer with Project: LEARN of Medina County, was awarded the grant based on his volunteer commitment to the organization. Scott Snyder has volunteered 55 …

10
Jun

Tutor Training Scheduled for June 27th

Change a life!  Become a tutor! Project: LEARN offers training for potential volunteer tutors several times each year. Project: LEARN’s mission is to improve lives and strengthen communities by helping adults improve fundamental skills in reading, problem solving, and the English language. We need committed tutors who have the ability to connect and communicate with …

3
Jun

Join Us for the Kids Day of Play

Join the Medina BookShelf on Saturday, June 7th for the Kids Day of Play on Medina Square!!! We will have a Bookwalk from 11am-1pm, where kids 12 and under can try to win a free book.  We will host a book stacking contest from 1pm-3pm, where kids can try to make the tallest possible stack …

30
May

Summer Reading Program Books are IN

It’s summertime, and the kids are supposed to be working on their summer reading.  It can be a hassle to track down the books–perhaps the library doesn’t have enough copies, or you don’t like to order on-line.  As the only bookstores in Medina County, Project: LEARN’s The BookShelf is happy to help! We communicate with …

13
Mar

Match Wits 2014!

Project: LEARN will host Match Wits, a trivia contest for teams from throughout Medina County, on April 24th, 2014 at Coppertop at Cherokee Hills Golf Course in Valley City.  For more information on this fun event, please see our event page here!

25
Feb

Brunswick R.O.C.K.S. Again

Brunswick, OH—Project:  LEARN is partnering for the fourth year with the Brunswick Library and staff from Brunswick City Schools to offer Brunswick R.O.C.K.S. to families with children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall.  R.O.C.K.S. stands for Reading Opportunities Create Kindergarten Success.  Funded primarily through United Way of Medina County, the program will show …

9
Jan

Attend our January Tutor Sessions

If you are interested in becoming a tutor for Project: LEARN in reading, math, English as a Second Language, or GED preparation, please make plans to attend one or both of our upcoming tutor training sessions at Medina Library. Project: LEARN offers training for potential volunteer tutors several times each year. Project: LEARN’s mission is …

26
Oct

The Zombie Run was Ghoulish Fun

Thanks to the over 150 runners and 30 zombies who came out for Project: LEARN’s 2nd Annual Run for Your Life Zombie Run 5K race October 27th at Buckeye Woods Park in Medina. Fabulously sunny, cool weather and zombies eager for the chase made the day a huge success. Runners attached three “life flags” to …