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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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daytime book club @ Main Library

by Staff @ Wilmington Public Library

Join us on Thursday, September 14 @ 1 pm and help select books for the upcoming year. Bring suggestions of your favorite books, or books you’ve been wanting to read.

Contemporary Authors Visit Library

by Assistant Director @ Guernsey County Public Library

Join fellow book lovers in welcoming two bestselling authors to our Library! Crossroads Branch is honored to host Karen Harper … More Contemporary Authors Visit Library

Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Movie Club

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Mark your Calendars YA Movie Club Crossroads Branch Mondays @ 4:00 pm on: September 18th     October 16th    November 20th December … More Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Movie Club

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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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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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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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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Start Talking! Rx Opioid Abuse

by David Reynolds @ Cleveland Public Library

Did You Know? 1 in 6 teens has used a prescription drug in order to get high or change their mood. Two-thirds of teens who abuse pain relievers say they get them from family members and friends. One person dies every 19 minutes from drug overdose in the United States and this increasing trend is driven by prescription painkillers. Learn …

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Madison Public Library | Lake County, Ohio


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Changes to After School Programming

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

We are pleased to announce some changes to our fall after school programming. It will now be held for students … More Changes to After School Programming

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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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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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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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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Fall Children’s Programming-2017

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Little Listeners is a literacy based program for 2 1/2 through kindergarten age children and their caregivers. It consists of book reading, … More Fall Children’s Programming-2017

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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“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 »

Brazil Adopts Open Licensing in National Textbook Program, Requirement Will Begin in 2019

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

From Nicole Allen at SPARC: Brazil’s Programa Nacional do Livro Didático (PNLD) is one of the largest national textbook programs in the world. Each year, the program procures curricula for a set of primary or secondary school subjects, including textbooks and digital supplemental resources for teachers. In 2017, PNLD spent R $1.3 billion (approximately US […]

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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Eclipse Glasses

by Staff @ Wilmington Public Library

We have received numerous calls about solar eclipse glasses. We will be giving out 50 pairs of viewing glasses at our solar eclipse party only, you must attend the event to get glasses. The party is on August 21 @ 1:30 … Continue reading

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 »

Explore Ohio

Explore Ohio


Upper Arlington Public Library

It's summertime, and you're probably ready for a little adventure. Don't worry, you don't need to go far to find one. Ohio has some beautiful areas that you can go explore. Here are some ebooks to help you!

NLM Activates Emergency Access Initiative, Granting Free Access to Books, Journals for Libraries Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

From the National Library of Medicine: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey which devastated Florida and several Caribbean islands, as well as parts of South Carolina, Texas, and Louisiana. The EAI is a collaborative partnership between NLM and participating publishers to […]

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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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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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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Participatory Design in Action | The User Experience

by LJ @ Library Journal

Participatory Design (PD) is a method for engaging deeply with users in order to build inclusive, future-oriented, user-centered services. This year I piloted a PD project with a group of four Native American students at Montana State University (MSU) called User Experience with Underrepresented Populations (UXUP). With 650 enrolled Native students, comprising four percent of our student population, this is a growing and important user community for our library.

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 »

Finance Committee Meeting

by David Reynolds @ Cleveland Public Library

September 19, 2017 Trustees Room          Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon   AGENDA     OATH OF OFFICE FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF ALAN SEIFULLAH   FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Ratify and Approve the Purchase of Insurance Coverage for Policies Effective August 1, 2017 and September 18, 2017 Seventh Amendment to the Year 2017 Appropriation Resolution to Accept Best …

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Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Apples to Apples

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Apples to Apples Tournament Tuesday, September 26th from 6-7:30 Crossroads Branch No registration; Snacks provided! Come and test your skill … More Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Apples to Apples

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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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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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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Don’t Forget to Vote

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Vote here for your favorite teen book!! http://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2017-teens-top-reads

Journal Article: “Next-Generation Data Management Plans: Global, Machine-Actionable, FAIR”

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

The following article appears in the latest issue of the International Journal of Digital Curation. Title Next-Generation Data Management Plans: Global, Machine-Actionable, FAIR Authors Stephanie Renee Simms California Digital Library Sarah Jones Digital Curation Centre Source International Journal of Digital Curation Vol 12, No 1 (2017) Note: Earlier version of this paper was presented at […]

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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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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Volunteer Week Thank You Highlights

by Becca Lachman @ Athens County Public Libraries

All ACPL branches are made better and brighter by our many volunteers! From shelving and labeling books to planting flowers, every action makes an impact! A few branch-specific thank you highlights from this year:  “Our most loyal and loved volunteer, Sherrie Linton, works with us twice a week.  Her persistent good humor and willingness to… Continue reading »

Author Visit: Ellendea Proffer Teasley

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

“Brodsky Among Us appears to have been written in a single exhalation of memory; it is frank, personal, loving, and addictive: a minor masterpiece of memoir, and an important world-historical record.” —The Nation Join author Ellendea Proffer Teasley as she discusses her memoir detailing her longstanding friendship with the renowned poet and Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. Brodsky Among Us reveals …

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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 »

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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Social Skills | TechKnowledge

by Matt Enis @ Library Journal

In the second quarter of 2017, Facebook grew to more than two billion monthly active users, including 236 million in the United States and Canada—two-thirds of the combined population of those countries. According to a recent report in Forbes, Twitter’s growth has been slowing somewhat, but the number of average monthly active users on the platform grew five percent year-over-year to 328 million worldwide in Q217. According to a recent report in TechCrunch, Instagram has doubled its user base during the past two years, reaching 700 million monthly active users this spring. Social media is where people are online, so libraries need to be there, too.

Journal Article: “A Systematic Review of Information Literacy Programs in Higher Education: Effects of Face-to-Face, Online, and Blended Formats on Student Skills and Views”

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

The following article appears in the latest issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP). Title A Systematic Review of Information Literacy Programs in Higher Education: Effects of Face-to-Face, Online, and Blended Formats on Student Skills and Views Authors Alison Lesley Weightman Cardiff University Damian J. J. Farnell Cardiff University Delyth Morris Cardiff University […]

Friends of the Library Book Sale

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Crossroads Branch Friday, October 6th, 9-5:30pm and Saturday, 10am to 2pm Special pricing will be available on some items! Every … More Friends of the Library Book Sale

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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Google Search Results Now Include Direct Links to Borrow Ebooks From (Some) Libraries

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

From Search Engine Land: Google just made it easier for readers to find an e-book at their local library. Per the following tweet from Google, mobile search results for a book now include a “Borrow e-book” option under the “Get Book” section. Read the Complete Article Notes:  1. We were able to trigger this feature […]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

Since 1988, America has designated September 15 to October 15, as Hispanic Heritage Month. Celebrate with Cleveland Public library as we join community partners to give voice to the Hispanic traditions, culture, and contributions which helped shape this country. ¡Pleibol! Celebrate the history of Latinos and African Americans and the diversity in baseball from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues …

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Innovation Open House

by David Reynolds @ Cleveland Public Library

You are cordially invited to the Cleveland Public Library Innovation Open House! Mix and mingle with inventors, students, IP professionals, and small business entrepreneurs. Learn about the resources available for you at Cleveland Public Library as well as upcoming projects and programs. Take a tour of the Maker Space in TechCentral and check out the Patent and Trademark Resource Center. …

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Phone Notifications for Items on Hold

by Mason Public Library @ Mason Public Library

If you are not receiving your hold notification messages, please be sure to read the following document Where is My Hold Notice? (There is a clickable link when you click “Read More” for this post.) It is recommended that you monitor your patron record via our PAC which will also let you know when you have [...]

New Preprint: “The Scholarly Commons – Principles And Practices to Guide Research Communication”

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

The following preprint was posted today to the OSF Preprints. Title The Scholarly Commons – Principles And Practices to Guide Research Communication Authors Jeroen Bosman Utrecht University Ian Bruno Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre Chris Chapman Pentandra Research Solutions (Logan UT) Bastian Greshake Tzovaras Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Nate Jacobs University of California, Irvine Bianca Kramer Utrecht University Maryann Martone University of […]

Meet Robin Yocum, Author of A Brilliant Death

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

On Thursday October 26, 2017, Literary Cleveland and Ohio Center for the Book continue Read Ohio with award-winning author Robin Yocum. Yocum will read and discuss his book, the 2017 Edgar® Award-nominated, A Brilliant Death. Read Ohio is an author talk and book discussion series hosted by Literary Cleveland, in partnership with the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public …

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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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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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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 [...]

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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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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¡Pleibol! Youth Sports Clinics at League Park

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

Celebrate the history of Latinos and African Americans and the diversity in baseball from the Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues while you explore the impact that historic League Park (in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood) has had on baseball and on the city of Cleveland. Youth sports clinics with former pro players Jim “Mudcat” Grant, Joe Azcue and John McDonald are …

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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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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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Coffee and Comics with Marc Sumerak and Christopher Darling

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

Octavofest celebrates the book and paper arts with comics and coffee: comics professionals host workshops for participants of all skill levels. Enjoy free Rising Star coffee while creating your own personal comics or refining your sequential art skills. October 7: Featured Speaker Marc Sumerak Marc Sumerak is an Eisner and Harvey award-nominated comics creator. He has contributed as writer and …

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Library eBooks | Clermont County Public Library

Library eBooks | Clermont County Public Library


Clermont County Public Library

Checking out Library eBooks can save me a lot of money and help me attain my need for instant gratification.  But which platform do I choose?

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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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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Sam Quinones: Author and National Geographic Journalist Discusses Opioid Epidemic

by michael.young@cpl.org @ Cleveland Public Library

On Saturday, October 7, Cleveland Public Library will host a special event featuring Sam Quinones, the author of Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (Bloomsbury, 2015) in the Louis Stokes Wing of the downtown Main Library. During his talk, Quinones will discuss the far-ranging causes of our nation’s heroin and opioid epidemics. According to the Centers for Disease …

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New Zealand: Students Develop Interactive App the Recommends Library Books Based on Emotions

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

From Stuff.co.nz: Auckland Libraries is hosting an interactive computer programme designed by young innovators that factored in emotions, weather and time to recommend the best book to read. All the reader needed to do was push a button at the library, which would trigger a photo to be taken of the person. Then the computer, which used Microsoft artificial intelligence […]

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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Board of Trustees Meeting

by David Reynolds @ Cleveland Public Library

September 21, 2017 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 6/15/17 and Special Board Meeting of 8/18/17. Presentation:  Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative  CPL150 Community Vision Plan Group 2 Report, Group 3 Report, and Summary Report: 2014-2017    COMMUNICATIONS Letters from: Robert Berry, Manager, Patent and Trademark …

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remind.com for kids and teen programs

by Library Administration @ Guernsey County Public Library

Use remind.com to receive current updates and scheduling information about teen and children’s programs. Afterschool: https://www.remind.com/join/gct4afs Young Adult: https://www.remind.com/join/gct4yas Storytime: … More remind.com for kids and teen programs

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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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 »

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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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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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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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 »

Electronic Resources Support - State Library of Ohio

Electronic Resources Support - State Library of Ohio


State Library of Ohio

Not sure how to access our electronic resources? We have a variety of resources available below to help you access and use our electronic collection. …

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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OverDrive Digital Downloads - Greene County Public Library

OverDrive Digital Downloads - Greene County Public Library


Greene County Public Library

Download free ebooks and audiobooks from the library's OverDrive Digital Downloads service.

Reference: NICB Makes High-Resolution Aerial Imagery of Areas Affected by Hurricanes Harvey/Irma Available

by Gary Price @ LJ infoDOCKET

From the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB): The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced today that it will make available to the public high-resolution aerial imagery of areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. By going to this link and typing in an address, a before-and-after comparison will be available if the property is in an affected area […]

2017 National Book Award Long-Lists Announced

by Barbara Hoffert @ Library Journal

During the week of September 11, the National Book Foundation rolled out its long lists in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature, revealing its continuing focus on diverse, of-the-moment books while reminding us how rich publishing can be these days. It’s no surprise to see National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing […]

Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Minute to Win It

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

Minute to Win It Challenges!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Friday, September 22nd 4-5 pm Crossroads Branch Snacks and drinks will be provided. No registration … More Young Adult (6th-12th Grade) Minute to Win It

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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S.T.E.A.M on Hoopla

by Donna @ Guernsey County Public Library

   Help your school age thinkers discover the awe and wonder of the world! Hoopla provides digital media resources in … More S.T.E.A.M on Hoopla

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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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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