Lorain Public Library System teamed up with Lorain County Metro Parks to improve accessibility to health and fitness items. The library turned a 20-foot long shipping container into a sports equipment lending service right on the shores of Lake Erie. The Little Library on the Lake has items available for check out that encourage fun, fitness and learning.
Euclid Public Library, East Cleveland Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library and Cleveland Public Library are hosting a Community Art Contest to promote the 2020 Census.
The Wayne County Public Library unveiled its new storywalk in Wooster.
Shaker Library teamed up with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections for a Drive-In Voter Registration event.
Columbus Metropolitan Library partnered with several Central Ohio social service agencies to host a Virtual Social Services Fair for families in need — provides help for food access, legal aid, rent stabilization funds, childcare, employment and more.
Muskingum County Library System is partnering with the Nelson T. Gant Foundation, United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties, and the Muskingum County Community Foundation for a series of community conversations on race.
The Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library hosted a QuaranTEEN Book Club for local teens via Zoom.
East Cleveland Public Library partnered with Matthew 25 Ministries to distribute household supplies and PPE materials to local residents.
Bexley Public Library is hosting an online program with OSU Professors Ned Foley and Steven Huefner about the impacts of COVID-19 on the 2020 election cycle, including challenges during the primaries, debates over mail-in voting, and more.
The Lima Public Library is hosting the Black History 101 mobile museum.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has put together a new Storytime-at-Home series that helps parents have conversations with their kids about a variety of subjects like conflict, racism, death, feeling sad, and more.
The Carnegie Public Library in Washington Court House teamed up with the Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District on a “Get Outside and Explore Nature” Scavenger Hunt.
The Ashland Public Library has a new storywalk at Byers Woods.
Dayton Metro Library has partnered with The Dayton Foundation, Children’s Hunger Alliance and Premier ProduceOne to distribute free weekly meals to families in need.
Lepper Library will host a Virtual Writer’s Group on Saturday via Zoom.
The Tuscarawas County Public Library System hosted a virtual panel discussion on race in Tuscarawas County.
Tiffin Public Library has posted signs around its nonfiction collection listing the call numbers for sensitive subjects.
Cuyahoga County Public Library and Cleveland Public Library have partnered with Cuyahoga County and United Way of Greater Cleveland to provide free, online career counseling, GED and ESOL classes through Aspire Greater Cleveland.
Not all library videos go smoothly (especially in the midst of a pandemic). Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library recently shared a funny blooper on the library’s Facebook page.