Dayton Metro Library hosted its second annual Career Adventures Day. During this tradeshow-style event, middle school students explored different stations and experienced a variety of real-world careers in nine different employment sectors.
Children can practice their reading skills with a little help from Agnes at the Delphos Public Library.
Through a partnership between Toledo Lucas County Public Library and The Ability Center of Greater Toledo, students across northwest Ohio will have access to a variety of books by, for, and about people with disabilities.
Avon Lake Public Library is offering Take-Out Science kits.
Lorain Public Library System is preparing for Veterans Day. The library plans to honor those who fought and served our country with personalized thank you cards.
The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County created a 60-foot pallet maze for an outdoor community event in downtown Steubenville.
Defiance Public Library is hosting a Pride & No Prejudice Book Club at a local church.
More than half a century after the Kent State shootings, Lakewood Public Library hosted the “Remembering May 4” exhibit.
Akron-Summit County Public Library‘s subscription box – LIT LOOT contains two themed library books and an assortment of goodies.
Tipp City Public Library has launched a Web Archive in an effort to preserve community history, especially those who are often marginalized, people of color, and LGBTQIA+.
Tipp City Public Library also participated in a community-wide project to bring Yaa Gyasi to Tippecanoe High School for a conversation on her Dayton Literary Peace Prize winning book, Homegoing.
Grafton-Midview Public Library hosted a Goat Yoga program.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library is hosting a StoryWalk Challenge this fall.
Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library teamed up with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to distribute fresh produce.
Marion Public Library partnered with a local elementary school for a Teacher Date Night at the library.
Washington-Centerville Public Library‘s Teen Advisory Board meets twice a month and has a great time creating new ways to make the library “teen friendly.”
The Columbus Metropolitan Library‘s pen pal program connects kids across the community.
The Virtual Reading Buddies program at Euclid Public Library lets children sign up for a one-one-one reading session with a librarian.
The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County partnered with the Youngstown City Health District to provide free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters as well as flu shots at several branches.
Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library has added new study pods to the library’s first floor.
Mentor Public Library is offering Family Movie Night kits.
The Avondale Branch of the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library recently hosted an impromptu jazz session after a traveling band got rained out from another gig.
Ashtabula County District Library held a contest to encourage patrons to find an “un-carded” friend.
Shelby County Libraries partnered with Anna Middle School for a literacy initiative and interactive movie experience featuring Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.
The Cleveland Public Library is expanding its program, called the “The Resource Closet,” to get basic items to local youth and their families who are in need.
North Canton Public Library has installed an adult changing table.