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September/October Newsletter

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

Check out what events we've got coming up at ACDL! Or check out our events calendar for the most up-to-date information.

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Book Signing: David R. Johnson

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

David R. Johnson will be at the Mercer County District Library in Celina on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 3 pm. Mr. Johnson is the author of Fort Amanda: A Historical Redress (1790-1814). Copies of the book will be available to purchase. This event is sponsored by the Mercer Count…

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Welcome to the “Library Love” Radio Show: What to Expect this Spring at the Athens County Public Libraries

by oleonard @ Athens County Public Libraries

Our new seasonal radio show (hosted by ACPL staff + a special community partner guest) fills you in on what’s coming up at your local library and across the county.

Guiding Ohio Online Returns: Meet Connor

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

  Free, face-to-face technology help at your local library is back! Start getting to know our 2016-17 Guiding Ohio Online Americorps service member Connor by making a one-on-one appointment with him + by reading his interview below: ACPL: Welcome, Connor! What made you interested in Americorps?  Connor: Americorps’ Guiding Ohio Online program provides a wonderful… Continue reading »

School Scrapbooks are Treasure Troves

by alplauthor @ Avon Lake Public Library

“The first board meeting of the newly formed Avon Lake P.T.A. Council, was held Tuesday May 3, 1961 at 1:30 P.M, in the High school cafeteria.”   So begin the minutes, written in blue ink in neat handwriting in a bound, ruled record book, of the first local parent teacher association, which represented Avon Lake […]

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Unleash Your Story

by admin @ Dover Library

Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story    This year, the Dover Public Library is one of the lucky and grateful recipients of the 2017 YALSA/Dollar General Teen Read Week™ Program Grant. This grant allows us to host a series of five exciting programs to celebrate Teen Read Week™. Grant funds will be used for all […]

Lego Mania Club

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

Lego Mania Club is Saturday September 23rd from 2-3PM. Special thank you to the New Friends of the Milton-Union Public Library and the Miami County Foundation for the grant to purchase the Legos.

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Sat, 09/23/2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

New Book Alerts and Author Check!

by Mason Public Library @ Mason Public Library

Want to be alerted when the library has new materials?  Sign up for New Book Alerts.  New Book Alerts is a free online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by the library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, [...]

Deadmau5 – W:/2016album

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

One of the biggest names in electronic music is back with his first new studio album since 2014. Deadmau5’s latest includes the single Let Go.

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

by tech @ Portsmouth Public Library

Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. Libraries work to remind parents and youth that signing up for a library card is...

Why I Love the Library by Karen Woods

by Club Ink @ Geauga County Public Library

Rise: How a House Built a Family

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself.

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Good Reads – August 2017

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:oo PM Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all—a loving relationship, a wonderful home, and their beautiful baby, Cora. But one night when they are at a dinner party next door, a terrible crime is committed. Suspicion…

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Ohio LSTA Grant Opportunity: Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to offer this special program, started in 2016, in which prospective applicants will have an opportunity to expand their collections […]

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Download Digital Content with Hoopla

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

Hoopla is now available through your Adams County Public Library account. Hoopla offers thousands of eBooks, audio books, albums, graphic novels, television and movies for instant download. Never place a request or wait in line to download a popular title. Every title in Hoopla is always available. Sign up for …

Library in the sky

by Hailey Oppenlander @ Geauga County Public Library

Army Installations and State Action Papers - Ohio

Army Installations and State Action Papers - Ohio


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Haunted Halloween Room

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

This year's theme is "The Haunted Library". Candy will be given out at the front desk as well as non food items for children who can't have candy.

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Tue, 10/31/2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Digital Library – Ashtabula County District Library

Digital Library – Ashtabula County District Library


Ashtabula County District Library

E-books, audiobooks, music, movies, newspapers, and more! All for free from your local library, all accessible from the comfort of your home.

NUWAV Legal Documents is here!

by Doug Anderson @ Ashtabula County District Library

ACDL is proud to announce that we now offer NUWAV Legal Documents, an online resource, FREE to all our patrons.

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Full-Time Homebound Services Clerk

by tech @ Portsmouth Public Library

Type: Full Time Salary: $9.72/hr Supervisor: Circulation Manager Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. Summary The Homebound Services Clerk implements the Homebound Program by visiting and delivering library materials to nursing homes,...

Ohio Craft Museum

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Offers a variety of educational programming for children and families throughout the year, such as family workshops, summer camps, teen workshops, holiday gift-making workshops, spring break mini-camps and more. 1665 West Fifth Street, Columbus, Ohio 43212 (614) 486-4402 ohiocraft.org/education

Labor Day Closure

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

Reminder that ACDL libraries--Ashtabula, Geneva, and the Bookmobile, will be closed on Monday, September 4th, in observance of Labor Day. 

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Glenn Curtiss and his “Conquest of the Air”

Glenn Curtiss and his “Conquest of the Air”

by Ohio Memory @

Ohio has its share of famous folks in aviation history, but last week marked an interesting aviation first that, while the pilot was not himself a native, took place along our state’s northern shore. Glenn Curtiss was born in Hammondsport, New York, on May 21, 1878, and began demonstrating a …

Story Hour – 2017 Fall Quarter

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

Registration is open for 3-, 4- and 5- yr. olds who would like to participate in Story Hour. The fall quarter will run from September 15 until December 15. Story hour is held on scheduled Fridays from 10:05 AM until 11:00. Registration is required so that we can prepare craft materials ahead of time. To register call the library at Continue Reading

Seeking nominations for appointment to a five-year term on the State Library Board

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is seeking nominations for appointment to a five-year term on the State Library Board. Ms. Krista Taracuk of Columbus will […]

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Teen Library Patrons Awarded Peacemaking Grant

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

What do you do when you see a need in your community? If you’re Marissa and Alexis, two rising high school seniors and young library patrons in Athens County, you create the “Helping Hands to Mend Hearts Project,” a new, award-winning teen peer support group. “We know a lot of people dealing with things like… Continue reading »

July – Summer Reading Events

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

Our summer reading program "Build A Better World" continues this month. During the month of July we are offering: Animal Food & Litter for Fines event - Help your community while eliminating some of your overdue fines Amnesty Day - On Saturday, July 15 return any overdue item and have all fines waived for that item A Contest - Any Continue Reading

La La Land – Soundtrack

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

La La Land's original soundtrack includes both songs and instrumentals, with the songs performed by a cast that also includes John Legend, fresh off his Oscar win for Selma's "Glory," and Callie Hernandez, a musician-turned-actress.

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Booklovers Podcast Episode 4: Game of Thrones Readalikes

Booklovers Podcast Episode 4: Game of Thrones Readalikes

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

This week, we’re talking about books to read if you’re a Game of Thrones fan. Enjoy epic fantasy novels full of intrigue? Read one of these titles! Download the Libby app and get instant access to thousands of eBook and downloadable audiobooks. Want more book suggestions? Try NowWhat, our personalized service. Don’t miss an episode! […]

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Part-Time Custodian

by tech @ Portsmouth Public Library

Type: Part Time Salary: $9.72/hr Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. Summary: Custodians are responsible for cleaning and maintaining library facilities and grounds to ensure the safety of staff...

Two Hundred Years of Service: The State Library of Ohio

Two Hundred Years of Service: The State Library of Ohio

by Ohio Memory @

Two hundred years ago, the United States was forty-one years old, and much of the territory that comprises our nation was still held by other countries. Ohio was just fourteen, and Columbus had only been our state capital for a year, the capital having been previously located in Chillicothe and …

Booklovers Episode 8: Fairytales Retold

Booklovers Episode 8: Fairytales Retold

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

When you say “fairy tale,” most of us think of the Brothers Grimm or even Charles Perrault. They captured stories that had long oral traditions reaching back hundreds, even thousands of years. Recent research has scientists believing those traditions might stretch all the way back to the Bronze Age! Read more about the research. During […]

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Teen Tuesdays Fall 2017

by admin @ Dover Library

Every Tuesday at 3:00 PM @ Dover Public Library September 12 – December 5 Join us for awesome programs just for Teens! No registration necessary. Open to Teens in grades 6-12. Call the Library at 330-343-6123 for more information.  September: 12 – Art Studio* 19 – Creative Writing* 26 – Video Club*   October: 3 […]

Avon Lake’s First Families Remembered in Stories, Photos

by alpleditor @ Avon Lake Public Library

By Laura Ploenzke   Malinda Titus Beard’s hair was the longest the judges had ever seen. Freed from their usual braids piled atop her head, her long, dark-brown tresses cascaded down her 5-foot-3-inch frame to her feet and fanned out 18 inches on the floor. She most certainly would win the contest for the woman […]

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We Talk About Mysteries

We Talk About Mysteries

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

This week we’re talking about mysteries. Specifically, mysteries that remind us of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. We’re talking full on darkness, intricate plot twists and surprise endings. Subscribe to our Podcast Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS Rate our podcast! Click on that iTunes button and give us […]

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May-ing It Forward: Donation Celebration & New Books Dedication in Coolville

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

Because of Richard and Karen Harvey’s most recent donation to ACPL, the youngest library users in Coolville have a flurry of brand new books from which to choose! And choosing was no easy task on May 16 when the library hosted a celebration storytime with the new books displayed within easy reach. The Harveys and… Continue reading »

Schedule for Friday Children’s Programs

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

Our fall quarter Friday Children's Programs will be starting soon. Children must be registered to attend the story hour sessions so we can prepare craft materials ahead of time. Register by calling the library at 584-2319 View & Print Schedule

Solar Eclipse 2017

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

UPDATE: We are out of eclipse glasses at both branches. We have some reserved for our programs from 1-3pm today which will need to be used on-site. We also will be supplying some pinhole viewers at the events, or you can make your own. Click through to see more information!

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State Library addresses 13.57% reduction in Ohio General Revenue Fund (GRF) appropriations for FY2018 and FY2019

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio recently implemented several cost saving measures to address a 13.57% reduction in our Ohio General Revenue Fund (GRF) appropriations for […]

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Internet Outage

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

Please be aware that the Sabina Library has no internet service or working fax line at this time. All Time Warner Cable locations serviced through OPLIN have been down since 2:00 PM today (Sept. 19). Technicians are working to try to solve the issue. The library will remain open for checkouts and returns but we are unable to use our Continue Reading

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What Are We Reading?

by admin @ Dover Library

Name: Syrena Troyer Job Title: Library Assistant Book Title: A Silent Voice Author: Yoshitoki Oima What it’s about:  It is a manga series about a girl named Shoko, who is deaf, and a guy named Shoya. The story starts out when they are in elementary school. Shoya bullies Shoko because of her being deaf all […]

Eager to Know: Avon Lake Mystery Photo Identified

by alpleditor @ Avon Lake Public Library

By Sherry Spenzer   Some puzzles just beg to be solved, and such was the case with one old photo in possession of Avon Lake Public Library’s Marybelle Arnold North Coast History Room. The charming black-and-white image shows a house and four adults, the latter all attired in clothing of the mid to late 1800s. […]

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Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm: Paws to Read with Lupin

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

Reading to certified therapy dogs can benefit reluctant or self-conscious readers, and the Kent Free Library partners with two certified therapy dogs to provide opportunities for children in grades K-5 to “Paws to Read.” Children in grades K-5 are invited to sign up for a 15 minute time slot to

Vaya con Huevos: ACPL’s James Hill Accepts Position as Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library Director

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

Vaya con huevos. “Go with eggs.” That’s a malapropism, but I take it to mean “Go gently.” A character from one of my all-time favorite novels, Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo, said that. You should read it sometime. We are all the sum of our experiences, good and bad. I’m not a very introspective person generally, but… Continue reading »

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by Admin @ Avon Lake Public Library

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Rock Painting Contest

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

In observance of National Read a Book Day which is held on September 6th, the Sabina Library is issuing a rock painting challenge. We are asking that you paint a rock with an image and/or message that encourages others to read a book. The contest is open to any adult, teen, or child not employed by the library. Rocks must Continue Reading

Thursday, August 31: Library System Upgrade

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

The library’s new catalog and circulation system is here!  This new system has many enhanced features, including: Ability to renew materials by phone 24/7 An updated catalog that includes records for digital materials from the Ohio Digital Library The ability to opt in to save your checkout history Improved search

Join Our Mailing List

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

We are now offering a monthly e-mail newsletter to inform patrons of upcoming programs and events at the library. You can sign up for this free mailing list at the Vertical Response website. Click here to sign up. After signing up you will receive a confirmation by e-mail.  You must click on the link in the confirmation to complete registration.  Continue Reading

Metro Columbus Christian Job Corps

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Offers job training and financial classes for adults. 1621 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207 (614) 445-6776 metrocjc.org

State Library’s Bicentennial Featured in Ohio Libraries Quarterly

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website. This issue features articles about the history of the State Library […]

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Houston to Host Build Me Up w/ Illustrator Jeff Nicholas

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Jeff Nicholas entertains as he teaches children how to "build" characters using simple draw-along methods.

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High Nooners Book Club

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

High Nooners is the Adult Fiction Book Discussion at the Milton-Union Public Library. The group meets on the third Thursday of every month at noon. Call for more details at 937-698-5515.

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Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Technology Trainer Position Available

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

The Adams County Public Library is seeking a part-time Technology Trainer to lead a hands-on digital literacy program for middle school and high school age students, and provide one-on-one technology training to community members of all ages at the library. Read a full job description. The term of the contract …

Computer Q&A Session

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

A local expert will be offering 30-minute help sessions for those who need help with their computers from 9:30AM-12PM once a month. Please bring your own laptop if you can, but library laptops will be available if you are not able to bring your own. Call the library at 937-698-5515 or ask at the front desk to sign up.

 

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Fri, 09/29/2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Impact of federal funds on Ohio libraries Poster

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The President’s FY2018 budget requested closing out all Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) operations.  Librarians across the county mobilized and on July 13, […]

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Podcast Episode 3: Books on our Nightstands

Podcast Episode 3: Books on our Nightstands

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

Welcome to the third episode of the Booklovers Podcast. During this episode, we talk about the books on our nightstands. These are the books we’ve been waiting to read.  What books are on your nightstand? Save Save Don’t miss an episode! Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS           […]

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Make A Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Make-A-Wish relies on wish referrals from caring individuals to help them reach more kids with life-threatening medical conditions. The eligibility consideration process is started when a wish referral form is submitted to the local chapter. Visit the website to learn about who is eligible for a wish, who can refer a child and how the […]

Tai Chi cancelled for this week

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

Our weekly tai chi class is cancelled for this Thursday, August 10th. It will resume next week, August 17th at 6pm. 

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National Library Week

by limalibrary @

NLW is coming soon. We take this time to celebrate all that libraries do in our community. Take a look at everything we have planned!

Back to School Events and Drawings

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

School starts August 23, and your Adams County Public Library has supplies to help you get ready. At the North Adams Library, students can enter to win one of four backpacks and lunch bags, pre-loaded with school supplies. At the Manchester Library, enter to win one of four backpacks for …

Freedom a la Cart

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Serves survivors of human trafficking so they can build a new life of freedom and self-sufficiency. They help by giving practical job skills and developing a strong work ethic through their organization and community partnerships. Metropolitan Library’s Northside Branch Physical Address: 1423 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43201 Mailing Address: PO Box 21987, Columbus, Ohio […]

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

Updated from an August 2015 post. August is back to school time for kids and their parents. Kindergarteners are a special group since they’re making that trip for the first time. We’re sharing ideas and resources to help your kids get ready for kindergarten. According to the Ohio Department of Education, “children need to be […]

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Reeb Avenue Center

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

This non-profit settlement house provides a variety of programs designed to strengthen families on the south side area of Columbus. Their services include adult education and workforce development, early education child care, youth and family services, in collaboration with community partners (like Boys & Girls Club, Lutheran Social Services, Ohio Benefit Bank, Eastway Behavioral Healthcare, Flex […]

Join our team!

by Doug Anderson @ Ashtabula County District Library

The Ashtabula County District Library is looking for a Branch Manager for our Geneva Public Library branch. Apply here.

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Saturday, September 9 at 11:00 am: Paws to Read

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

Reading to certified therapy dogs can benefit reluctant or self-conscious readers, and the Kent Free Library partners with two certified therapy dogs to provide opportunities for children in grades K-5 to “Paws to Read.” Call Youth Services at 330.673.4414 to sign up for a 15 minute time slot to read

Based on the Book – August 2017

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:oo PM The son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the spring of 1841, he was offered a job as a violinist in a…

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Can Thompson or Montville residents vote on the library bond issue?

by Ed Worso @ Geauga County Public Library

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Hoopla Digital Now Supports Chromecast!

by Mason Public Library @ Mason Public Library

The BIG screen experience is here! There’s a new way of enjoying hoopla in your home.   Chromecast lets you watch videos from hoopla on your TV. Just plug the Chromecast device into the TV and cast borrowed video titles directly from the hoopla iOS or Android app on your phone or tablet.

Downloads | Clermont County Public Library

Downloads | Clermont County Public Library


Clermont County Public Library

Downloads: eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming video, streaming music, online magazines and comic books - all for free from your library!

Young Scholars Program

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Provides opportunities for academically talented first generation students with demonstrated financial need. Student scholars receive pre-college preparation through college advising, academic coaching and mentoring, college planning tools and resources and more. 154 West Twelfth Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43210 Program Administration: (614) 292-4884 Columbus Program: (614) 688-4240 odi.osu.edu/ysp

“Keep the ball rolling”: Harvey Dedication & Thank You Ceremony

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

As a baby storytime gathered at Athens Public Library, a circle began to form made up of attentive, sing-laughing parents, guardians, library employees–and of course, our youngest library users. (If you’ve never been in a library during a storytime, I recommend that you seek out the experience; you’ll feel better about the world.) As these… Continue reading »

All Aboard! Ohio Railroad History

All Aboard! Ohio Railroad History

by Ohio Memory @

When Ohio first became a state in 1803, the primary methods of transportation to and through the state were by horse and wagon or by river. Within two decades, state officials had realized the economic benefit that canal access to Lake Erie and the Ohio River would bring by providing …

Ukulele Club

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

The Milton-Union Public Library is now offering a new musical program. Ages 12 and up are invited to learn to play the Ukulele Saturday September 9th and 23rd from 3:30-4:30PM. We encourage everyone to bring your own ukulele if possible.

Come celebrate Summer Reading!

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

It's been a wonderful season of Summer Reading Club here at ACDL! Come celebrate the end of the season with us at both branches with cake, prizes, and more! Click through to see our Summer Reading Highlight Reel!

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Booklovers Podcast Episode 5: Romance

Booklovers Podcast Episode 5: Romance

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

  August is Read a Romance Month so that’s what we’re talking about during this episode. Enjoy a steamy historical, zany supernatural or contemporary hijinx. Don’t miss an episode. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS Please rate, review and share our podcast! Download the Libby app and get instant access to thousands […]

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Noxious smoke ruins city’s environs

by Urbana Daily Citizen @ Urbana Daily Citizen

The Ohio EPA expressly forbids open burning of yard waste within city limits (http://www.epa.ohio.gov/portals/27/general/openburningtable.pdf). Where open burning is permitted, fires can be no nearer to occupied residential buildings than 1,000 feet. Throughout the year, and especially in autumn, the City Park and environs can be covered in a pall of noxious smoke rendering trails, tennis […]

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Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

Congratulations to the winners of the Summer Reading program’s Grand Prize Drawings! Twelve winning names were drawn, and one reader from the kids, teens, and adults age groups received a grand prize at each library. Winners received Kindle Fires, VR headsets, tickets to Cincinnati Reds games, the Zoo, and Newport …

Libraries Closed on Labor Day

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

All Adams County Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Avon Lake vocalist’s photo preserved

by alplauthor @ Avon Lake Public Library

By Laura Ploenzke   She was known throughout Ohio’s Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, and beyond, for her exceptional vocal talent, frequently performing at local club meetings, church services, and social gatherings. One Cleveland music journal, Musical Courier, described her in 1918, at age 23, as one “who possesses a beautiful dramatic soprano.” She once traveled […]

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Week 2 – Summer Reading Program

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

We have moved into the second week of our 2017 summer reading program "Build a Better World". This is a free program offered to the community. Children can read and participate in activities to earn stickers for their reading logs and a chance to win prizes. The special activity this week targeted our primary patrons and allowed them to create Continue Reading

Ed Sheeran – Divide

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

One of the most anticipated global releases of 2017, which sees the 25-year-old in his finest form yet.

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Parents – Remember to Update Your Child’s Library Card

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Just a reminder to parents before the start of the school year to please update their child’s library card, especially if the children use the Bookmobile at their school or daycare!  This helps us keep our records up-to-date and allows for a quicker check-out process.

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Acme Community Cash Back Program is Back!

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

Again this year, the Kent Free Library will be collecting Acme Fresh Market Store receipts for the Community Cash Back Program.  Bring in your Acme receipts dated August 10, 2017 to December 30, 2017 to help the library earn money to support services and programs! Community Cash is earned when

Best places to live: Powell, Delaware make the list

by Ashley Carter @ Delaware Gazette

Two Delaware County cities are listed among the top 100 places to live in the United States, according to Money Magazine. The City of Powell checked in at No. 66 while the City of Delaware was ranked No. 71 on Money’s Best Places to Live list. Ohio neighbors Wooster (No. 37) and West Chester (No. […]

The State Library at 200: A Celebration of Library Services to Ohio

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is celebrating its bicentennial this year with exhibits, publication of a book, and a culminating open house celebration on August […]

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2017 Summer at the Library Songwriting Workshops with Megan Bee!

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

Another great summer of writing original songs together with workshop leader, Megan Bee!

The Healing Power of the Arts

by admin @ Dover Library

Thursdays at 6:30 PM You’re never too old to learn something new. This three part series embraces the benefits that the arts can offer. Learn and share at these free, hands-on classes! Make plans now to attend one or all. Presented by New Life Counseling. Call the Library at 330-343-6123 to Register.  The Healing Power […]

Introducing Playaways

by limalibrary @

The library has a new audiobook format- check them out!

Help Preserve Avon Lake History

by alplauthor @ Avon Lake Public Library

This is the first in a regular series of blog posts about Avon Lake’s history.   “If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.” – Pearl S. Buck, author   In 2019, Avon Lake will celebrate its bicentennial. From its first appellation of Xeuma (prior to 1818) to Troy Township (from 1818 […]

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Blood Drive at the Peebles Library

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

Join Hoxworth Blood Center for a blood drive at the Peebles Library on Tuesday, August 22 from 12:00 til 5:30 p.m. Donations from healthy adults are urgently needed to provide life-saving medical care. Please call 1-800-830-1091 in advance to schedule your appointment to donate blood, or schedule your appointment online. …

Good Reads – September 2017

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

The Sunshine Sisters by Jane Green Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:oo PM Ronni Sunshine left London for Hollywood to become a beautiful, charismatic star of the silver screen. But at home, she was a narcissistic, disinterested mother who alienated her three daughters. But now the Sunshine Girls are together again,…

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State Library Budget Testimony to the full Senate Finance Committee

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The Ohio House Finance committee released the biennial budget bill (Sub. H.B. 49) on April 26, 2017 for FY 2018 – 2019. Their budget proposal […]

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Adult Audiobooks for Young Adults

by Andrea @ Clermont County Public Library

School is back in session and you’re looking for a book not on your assigned reading list, the library has you covered with a selection of adult audiobooks for young adults! Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson A story that depicts August and her three friends as the come of age in Brooklyn in the 1960s […]

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Kent State English Festival 2018: The Books!

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

Come to the library to get your books for the Kent State English Festival! The Kent State Ashtabula English Festival is an event held each year for local 7th and 8th grade students. They read the books on the book list and then attend a variety of workshops on writing, illustrating, storytelling, poetry, and more!

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Typewriter

by Admin @ Avon Lake Public Library

IBM Wheelwriter.  Near Information desk.

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Test Proctoring

by Admin @ Avon Lake Public Library

 

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Jazz Arts Group

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Offers a tuition-free program youth jazz lab, focusing on listening, learning and performing jazz. They also provide classes, workshops, summer programs and group performances. 734 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203 (614) 294-5200 jazzartsgroup.org

Writers’ Critique Group

by admin @ Dover Library

Last Monday of the Month at 7:00 PM Starting September 25 Calling all writers! Meet with other writers to critique each other’s work and receive support and encouragement. Bring your short story, poem or a sample of your current project. Please register by calling the Library 330-343-6123.  

Notary Public

by Admin @ Avon Lake Public Library

A free service. Call ahead (440.933.8128) to ensure someone can assist you.

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Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm: Free Concert with Copali

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

Come to the Kent Free Library for a free all-ages concert by Copali on Sunday, September 24 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. Copali is an original instrumental jazz fusion band based in Northeast Ohio. Their shows consist of a unique and exciting blend of musical styles. Copali, formed in the

Event time change

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

How to trace your home and antiques presented by Larry Frimerman has been changed from September 19th at 6:30pm to September 20th at 6:30pm. Find out more about the event here!

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Full-Time Library Associate

by tech @ Portsmouth Public Library

Type: Full Time Salary: $11.19/hr Supervisor: Public Services Coordinator Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. The Library Associate is a part of the Public Services Department. The position is responsible for providing...

YMCA of Central Ohio

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

YMCA provides programs focused on 3 areas: Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Their programs, services and initiatives are for men, women and children of all ages. Visit the website or contact a YMCA center for more information. Youth Development: child care, academic enrichment, leadership development, mentoring, youth civic engagement, sports and recreation, swim, […]

Ohio Digital Library

Ohio Digital Library


Northwest Signal

Liberty Center Local Schools students are expected to all receive a Liberty Center Public Library card over the next couple of weeks. This comes as part of an effort to couple the offerings of the Ohio Digital Library with the school district’s one-to-one technology initiative.

Getting Started with FamilySearch

by admin @ Dover Library

    FamilySearch.org is one of many genealogical resources available online to people from around the world. With so many choices for where to turn and what to look for in different websites, it can be daunting to get started into genealogical research. Even at the library we are not professional genealogists and sometimes we […]

Elissa Lawrence promoted to Librarian 2 in Research & Catalog Services Department

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Elissa Lawrence has been promoted to Librarian 2 in our Research & Catalog Services Department. She […]

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Ohio News Notebook

by Ashley Carter @ Delaware Gazette

Taylor wants to end Medicaid expansion COLUMBUS — Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor says she would end Medicaid expansion in Ohio if elected to succeed Gov. John Kasich, a fellow Republican who has championed the expansion. While campaigning Monday in Cleveland, Taylor said the expansion of the program serving children, the poor and the disabled is […]

Music to Our Ears: Local Musician Helps Young Patrons Write Their Own Tunes

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

A memorable highlight from Summer at the Library 2016 involved a large dose of teamwork, paired with rhyming skills, a guitar, and recording equipment. In just four hours over two days, young patrons at branches in Nelsonville, Athens, and Chauncey created three original tunes with the help of an expert, local musician Megan Bee. The libraries… Continue reading »

Eclipse Viewing Party on August 21

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

On Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible from Adams County during the mid-afternoon. Plan to visit your local Adams County Public Library to view the solar eclipse with us. Learn more about this year’s total solar eclipse. A rare total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes …

Animal Food & Litter for Fines Month

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

In July the library will be accepting animal food and cat litter in exchange for waiving some fines. Here’s how it works: Bring unopened dry puppy or kitten food or cat litter to the circulation desk at the New Vienna or Sabina Library. One pound of dry food equals $1 of fines waived. We can only accept the following brands Continue Reading

$5 Book Sale

by tech @ Portsmouth Public Library

The annual $5 Book Sale will begin on Saturday, September 16 at all Portsmouth Public Library locations. Check library hours. You don’t want to miss it!!! All the items you can stuff into a...

Dragon Teeth

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Crichton pays homage, again, to Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World in this entertaining historical thriller whose manuscript was discovered posthumously.

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Drawing in 3D

by admin @ Dover Library

This fall, the Dover Public Library will be starting a new service for local schools and groups, a Mobile STEAM Lab. The traveling lab features some awesome gadgets and toys to help teach science, technology, engineering, art, and math. We have Snap Circuits, KEVA Planks, an Ozobot robot, and two 3D Printing Pens. The 3D […]

Teen Activities Planned at the Library

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

Events for teens are offered at your local Adams County Public Library. See our Calendar of Events to view all upcoming events at your local library, and join us for one of these activities. West Union Library: Teen Activity Club on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., for ages 8 – 18 …

Family & Youth Law Center (FYLaw)

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

The Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School (FYLaw) works within child welfare, adoption, and juvenile justice systems to support positive outcomes for children, youth, and families. 303 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215 (614) 236-6730 or (614) 236-6768 familyyouthlaw.org

Mobile Printing

by holmesme @ Mason Public Library

Printer not working? Print from home or on the go! Pick up during library operating hours. Need the app? Android App Apple iOS App Click on the image above to get started! Check out this reference sheet for instructions.

Author Book Talk: Melanie Forde

by site_admin @ Milton-Union Public Library

Join us for an author book talk with Melanie Forde Thursday, September 21st at 6:30PM at the Milton-Union Public Library. Melanie will share about her experiences writing and books will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Thu, 09/21/2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Based on the Book – October 2017

by ConnieGray @ Mercer County District Library

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley Movie: Lion Thursday, October 5, 2017 7:00 PM This memoir is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover his childhood life and home in an incredible journey from India to Australia and back again.…

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War Is Hell: William Tecumseh Sherman, Atlanta, and the March to the Sea

War Is Hell: William Tecumseh Sherman, Atlanta, and the March to the Sea

by Ohio Memory @

During the final year of the Civil War, Ohio native William Tecumseh Sherman was given command of the Union’s Western Armies as well as a mission: while Ulysses S. Grant engaged Southern forces under Robert E. Lee, Sherman was to advance through the Confederate heartland and capture Atlanta. Although his …

Libraries and blind people: Looking toward the future by Michael Hingson

by Club Ink @ Geauga County Public Library

Peter Kukla Joins the State Library Information Systems & Technology Department as Software Development Specialist

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Peter Kukla has joined its staff as Software Development Specialist in the Information Systems & […]

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Library App

by holmesme @ Mason Public Library

Take the full library with you on the go using our library app!  Download it today! Quick Easy Access to: Library Catalog Search: books, articles Your Account: Renewal, request, monitor Your Digital Library Card: Save library cards for your whole family Digital Downloads: eBooks, Audiobooks and more! Learning/Research Resources: Access databases, language learning tools and [...]

Saturday, September 23 at 11:00 am: Dear Evan Hansen

by Kent Free Admin @ Kent Free Library

Teens in grades 6 – 12 who love the Broadway musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ are invited to the Kent Free Library on Saturday, September 23, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for a celebration. Sing along with favorite songs from the Tony Award-winning musical, and bring a t-shirt to decorate

JUNE – Summer Reading Events

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

Our summer reading program "Build A Better World" kicks off on Monday, June 5. During the month of June we are offering: A Food for Fines event - Help your community while eliminating some of your overdue fines Amnesty Day - On Thursday, June 15 return any overdue item and have all fines waived for that item A Contest - Continue Reading

A Space to Call Home: Updated Teen Area Welcomes Young Patrons from Around the County

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

Athens County teens are a unique and vibrant part of our library communities. Monthly “Teen Stuff” and online calendars sum up all the programs and projects we host just for this age group, and many of our branches now have designated spaces where teens can gather. Below, ACPL’s Luke Bentley shares about his passion for working with teens… Continue reading »

Ohio News Briefs

by Urbana Daily Citizen @ Urbana Daily Citizen

Efforts aimed at more dog breeder regulations move forward COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Animal rights advocates wanting some dog breeders in Ohio to meet additional animal care standards have won approval to move forward in their efforts. State Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified the advocates’ petition summary for a ballot proposal requiring dog breeders […]

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Latest Issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly

by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney @ State Library of Ohio

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website. This issue features articles about government information and special collections, and […]

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Sister Poets–Alice and Phoebe Cary

Sister Poets–Alice and Phoebe Cary

by Ohio Memory @

Alice (1820-1871) and Phoebe Cary (1824-1871) were 19th century American poets who grew up on Clovernook Farm near Cincinnati, Ohio. Their parents, Robert and Elizabeth Jessup Cary, raised them in a Universalist household, engendering in them progressive ideas regarding social reform and justice which would be reflected in their later …

Technology Trainer Sought for STEM Club

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

The Adams County Public Library is seeking a part-time Technology Trainer to lead a hands-on digital literacy program for middle school and high school age students, and provide one-on-one technology training to community members of all ages at the library. Read a full job description. The term of the contract …

Strong Foundation, Successful Futures

by Marisha Sullivan @ Ashtabula County District Library

Ashtabula County Community Action Agency is striving to build a stronger connection between the community and the schools. If you live, work or spend time in the Ashtabula Area City School District, please take 10 minutes of your time to fill out their survey and help make our schools and our community a better place.

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Ohio Digital Library

Ohio Digital Library


Montpelier Public Library

The Montpelier Public Library is one of the member libraries of the Ohio Digital Library, which includes the collections of the Ohio eBook Project combined with the Ohio State Library's holdings! From there you can download audiobooks, eBooks, music, and more!  Download to a personal computer or mobile device and either read it/listen to it there, or then transfer to a compatible device and take it on the go.

Director

by Admin @ Avon Lake Public Library

William Rutger p. 440.988.3851 ext. 237 wrutger@avonlake.lib.oh.us

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The Great Courses on Hoopla!

by holmesme @ Mason Public Library

The Great Courses are available on Hoopla Digital.   Check one out today!  Remember Hoopla Digital titles are always available with no holds, no waiting!

Library Closed for Labor Day

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

All four locations of the Mercer County District Library will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. The Library staff wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday.

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7 Fabulous Ways to Repurpose an Old Book

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

 You’re a total booklover. You read books. Buy books. Check out books from the library. Do you have piles of old books stashed in the attic, garage or basement? The ones without covers. The ones that got dropped in a puddle or the bathtub. As a booklover, you hate to throw out a book but […]

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Library Closed on Thursday, August 24

by Adams County Public Library @ Adams County Public Library

All Adams County Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, August 24 all day, as staff attend a training event. The library will reopen on Friday, August 25. Thank you for your patience!

Ohio Digital Library - State Library of Ohio

Ohio Digital Library - State Library of Ohio


State Library of Ohio

Borrow free eBooks and audiobooks for your Kindle, NOOK, iPad, iPhone, Android or other device from a digital consortium of Ohio libraries.

UU’s Saunders named MEC player of the week

by JUSTIN MILLER @ Urbana Daily Citizen

BRIDGEPORT, W. Va. — D.J. Greene (Notre Dame), Jeremiah Johnson (Concord), Garrett Lee (Concord) and Trevon Saunders (Urbana University) have earned Mountain East Conference Player of the Week honors for their play in the third week of the season. Greene, a junior from Willoughby, Ohio, rushed for a school-record 286 yards to help lead the […]

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Hilliard Food Pantry

by laurenh @ Columbus OH

Provides eligible individuals with canned and boxed food, bread, produce, and personal care items, as well as utility assistance. They offer assistance to residents who live in the Hilliard City School District. 5454 Franklin Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026 (614) 363-4159 hilliardfoodpantry.org

Hawk Nelson – Made

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Hawk Nelson's sixth album, 2013's Made, is another big-hearted, big-sounding emo-pop album that's fully stocked with big, hooky choruses. Just like all their albums to date, there's far more pop in their sound than there is emo and not a single note, vocal, or emotion is out of place.

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Non-Profit Spotlight Series

by admin @ Dover Library

2nd Wednesday of the Month at 6:30 PM Join us for an inspirational new series to meet some of the trailblazing organizations implementing positive change in our community. Each month, a different organization will share their mission and passion. Call the Library at 330-343-6123 to register or for more information.   September 13: The Ezekiel […]

Into the Water

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Jules Abbott, the heroine of bestseller Hawkins's twisty second psychological thriller, vowed never to return to the sleepy English town of Beckford after an incident when she was a teenager drove a wedge between her and her older sister, Nel.

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Booklovers Episode 7: Young Adult Novels

Booklovers Episode 7: Young Adult Novels

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

This week, Andrea and Sam join Laura to talk about exciting new young adult novels. Not a young adult? No worries. These books are so well written and fun that you’ll enjoy them no matter age you are! Our Young Adult Suggestions The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. Henry “Monty” Montague […]

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Based on the Book – September 2017

by Jay Miley @ Mercer County District Library

Highest Duty by Capt. Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger Movie: “Sully” Thursday, September 7 , 2017 7:oo PM On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed a remarkable emergency landing when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger skillfully glided US Airways Flight 1549 onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew. His cool…

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Digital Citizenship Week:

by JJordan @ ShareIT

The nine traits of digital citizenship is an inclusive framework for discussing life online, but there are simpler ways to express the goals of digital citizenship as it applies to most people on a daily basis. The video (below) shows…

Download Thousands of Ebooks and Audiobooks with Libby

by Allison Peck @ Clark County Public Library

Borrow thousands of ebooks and audiobooks for free using the new Libby app from Overdrive. Download it to your tablet or phone today!

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Digital Media - Avon Lake Public Library

Digital Media - Avon Lake Public Library


Avon Lake Public Library

  Learn a new Language! Download eBooks, audiobooks, music and videos. Borrow free video, music, and audiobooks with your library card to enjoy on your PC, tablet or phone. Download audiobooks and eBooks.   Interactive read aloud/read along picture books.            Read-alongs, eBooks, graphic novels, audiobooks and videos for the school-age …

Booklovers Episode 9: Recently Enjoyed Books

Booklovers Episode 9: Recently Enjoyed Books

by Laura @ Clermont County Public Library

Enjoy the banter as Andrea and Laura discuss books that they’ve recently read and enjoyed. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month so make sure you have a library card! Sign up online for an eCard. Our Suggestions The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman. Collin James is young, creative, and unhappy. A college dropout, he waits […]

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Aug Book Discussion

by Mendon Library @ Mercer County District Library

Mendon Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 . We are reading The Last summer (for you and me) by Ann Brashare for Aug. We still have a few books available, so stop by the library and check one out and join us. We always enjoy…

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September book discussion

by marion @ Mercer County District Library

Join us on Tuesday, September 5th at 7 pm for our book discussion group.  This month we will be discussing the book “The Good House” by Ann Leary.

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Soap Opera: The Story of Procter & Gamble

Soap Opera: The Story of Procter & Gamble

by Ohio Memory @

Many national companies have Ohio roots, including the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Quaker Oats. Did you know that Procter & Gamble, one of the world’s leading soap producers, started here in Ohio? Procter & Gamble began as a partnership between James Gamble and William Procter, Irish and English immigrants …

Week 1 – Summer Reading Program

by librarydirector @ Sabina Public Library

The Sabina Library had a wonderful first week of summer reading activities. Over 40 young patrons registered in the first week for our 2017 summer reading program "Build a Better World". This is a free program offered to the community. Children can read and participate in activities to earn stickers for their reading logs and a chance to win prizes. Continue Reading

Fun at Ohio’s County Fairs

Fun at Ohio’s County Fairs

by Ohio Memory @

While the Ohio State Fair wrapped up this last Sunday, “fair season” is still in full force as county fairs around the state mark the calendar between now and October. The state’s earliest fair–in Paulding County–kicked things off in mid-June, while the Fairfield County Fair (known as the “last and …

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