What’s Happening in Ohio’s Public Libraries…
[UPDATE: Oct. 18, 2019]
Susan Orlean, author of The Library Book, returned to her hometown library at the Bertram Woods Branch of the Shaker Heights Public Library. Friends of the Shaker Library hosted an author reception before she spoke at the Shaker Middle School auditorium.
A Toledo Lucas County Public Library customer found a 101-year-old WWI registration card inside a book she bought at the Friends of the Library book sale.
Licking County Library hosted an Art of Recovery event which showcased artwork of those living with mental illness and addictions.
Morley Library brought together non-profit organizations and volunteers for third annual Lake County Volunteer Fair.
Kaubisch Memorial Public Library hosted a “Spooky Fostoria” program with local ghost-hunters from Fostoria Paranormal Investigations.
The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County welcomed the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read 2019 author Luis Alberto Urrea.
Shelby County Libraries’ Amos Memorial Public Library hosted a special business workshop about Generation Z entering the workforce and the best ways for employers to interact with them.
To encourage nightly reading, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has partnered with Metroparks Toledo to provide free flashlights to families for reading at home or at parks. As a bonus, readers can take photos of themselves reading by flashlight to be entered to win a night of camping at Metroparks Toledo.