What’s Happening in Ohio’s Public Libraries…
[UPDATE: Feb. 14, 2020]
Ritter Public Library held a Chocolate Festival in Vermilion that featured sweet treats from 90 local bakers.
The After School Adventures program at Washington County Public Library keeps kids busy with games, clubs and crafts.
Bexley Public Library will soon be loaning original works by local artists.
Medina County District Library has partnered with a local funeral home to offer Grief Kits.
Delaware County District Library hosted a drum circle by Central Ohio Symphony Executive Director Warren Hyer. His therapeutic drumming program has been a success for many young people with alcohol, drug or behavior problems. The program is featured in the book “Not Far from Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio.”
Cuyahoga County Public Library is offering a “Reader BOOST Camp” to help kids who are struggling with their reading skills.
Westerville Public Library has opened its new Innovation Lab.
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library now offers power tools for Do-It-Yourselfers.
Lorain Public Library has added Lego Play sets and Memory Care backpacks to its collection.
Avon Lake Public Library is holding a Hot Chocolate Challenge – a winter reading program for kids.
The Friends of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County is hosting a “Brew Ha Ha!” event.
McKinley Memorial Library will hold a Presidential Trivia Contest on Feb. 17.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library has partnered with Owens Community College to offer Career Exploration Sessions that help area workers find in-demand jobs that best fit their skills and interests.
Ashtabula County District Library has added a new table-top scanner for books, newspapers and large documents.