Meigs County District Public Library is one of many libraries in Southeast Ohio who are loaning even more mobile WiFi hotspots to address gaps in internet connectivity.
Guernsey County District Public Library is lending Chromebooks to keep its community connected.
With concerns surrounding the ongoing pandemic, Ohio’s public libraries are working hard to provide convenient, contactless service.
St. Mary’s Community Library recently installed a HoldIT automated self-service kiosk.
Washington-Centerville Public Library installed new touchless book returns.
Westerville Public Library added a contactless printing service.
Perry Public Library installed a new pickup window.
Worthington Libraries added more pickup lockers, plus a new mobile app for no-contact checkout.
Ashtabula County District Library will return to in-person storytimes next week – but the programs will look a bit different to keep everyone safe.
Athens County Public Libraries‘ partnership with Rural Action and Building Bridges to Careers (BB2C) is having a real impact on local citizens.
Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library has launched a “Fit and Fun Pass” which lets library patrons borrow a membership pass to one of three local gyms.
Dayton Metro Library joined forces with COSI to help make science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educational programming more accessible to local kids.
Mansfield Richland County Public Library is partnering with the Children’s Hunger Alliance to distribute free meals to Richland County kids.
Wayne County Public Library is partnering with the Wooster City School District to provide programming for an in-person (5 days/week) option for children and parents.
A major gift has created a unique space at Cleveland Public Library for students to attend virtual classes.
Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library hosted a virtual storytime with educator and musician Karen Kitchen of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library added an Education Page to its website — a one-stop shop that gathers together all library resources relevant to education.
Wood County District Public Library is offering surprise book bundles for kids.
Conneaut Public Library teamed up with Lakeshore Primary School for a storywalk.
The Payne Branch Library of the Paulding County Carnegie Library created movie binge buckets.
Licking County Library will offer classes in early 2021 to help seniors maintain social connections and learn about healthy aging.
Troy-Miami County Public Library can help you get ready for Game Night!
Lorain Public Library System is offering virtual, weekly cooking lessons in the library’s new Culinary Literacy Center.
Many Ohioans have put off going to the doctor due to COVID. Bluffton Public Library teamed up with Ohio Northern University to host a Mobile Health Clinic so local residents can check their blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.
Cuyahoga County Public Library is offering cooks a chance to share their favorite family recipes. The library will select the best ones for a virtual cooking demo broadcast from Somrak Kitchens, Inc. in Bedford Heights.
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Worthington Libraries retrieved a patron’s diamond wedding ring from the library’s quarantined book bin.