Ohio Library News 08.22
Lorain Public Library System partnered with Lorain El Centro and Lorain County Public Health to install a FREEDGE outside the South Lorain Branch.
Wood County District Public Library had more than 70 Volunteens this summer. These young dedicated volunteers did everything from helping with programs to registering kids for Summer Reading.
Mentor Public Library hosted a Daddy and Daughter Hair Factory program.
Athens County Public Libraries is partnering with Athens Food Rescue to provide kids with after-school snacks.
Clark County Public Library is offering a program for adults with special needs and their caregivers that includes stories, songs and sensory activities.
Toledo Lucas County Public Library is offering Book Bundles and other resources for teachers.
Greenville Public Library teamed up with Wayne HealthCare to provide free blood pressure screenings, nutrition education, and wellness programs at the library.
Geauga County Public Library partnered with the Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center to help children increase literacy by reading to horses. The farm is just down the street from the library’s Bainbridge Branch.
Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library hosted a Teacher’s Night to help educators find resources and set their classrooms up for success.
Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library‘s new StoryWalk title is on display at the French Art Colony in Gallipolis.
Orrville Public Library‘s new “Library on the Go” van is making stops at parks, schools and nursing homes to deliver books and craft supplies to people of all ages. The van also works as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot.
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is hosting a Human Library this fall with the University of Findlay, University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, University of Findlay’s Phi Alpha Honor Society, and the University of Findlay’s Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society.
Perry County District Library is partnering with Central State University to bring the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) to the Somerset Branch Library.
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library has added a new Family Workstation. Caregivers with children ages 2 and under can get work done on a computer, but let their children be free from the stroller.
Huron County Community Library partnered with the City of Willard Ohio for a bike lending program.
Jackson City Library hosted a Suicide Prevention Workshop.
Stark County District Library is offering customized LitKits for teachers to use in their classrooms.
Meigs County District Library‘s clever book display went viral.
Defiance Public Library held a graduation ceremony for children who completed its 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program.
Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library‘s Job Seeker Station is a result of the library’s partnership with OhioMeansJobs Summit County.
Delphos Public Library is offering Memory Care Kits.
Tuscarawas County Public Library System had some serious summer readers this year.
Bluffton Public Library hosted a Cardio Drumming class.
The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County hosted a True Crime Panel Discussion at the Main Library.
Lima Public Library teamed up with the Lima Fire Department to provide free child car seat safety checks.
Birchard Public Library is loaning WiFi hotspots and offering appointments with a tech librarian for assistance with devices, computers, photos, files, and more.
And if you thought libraries were only quiet places, think again! Dayton Metro Library is teaming up with WYSO Public Radio for a concert series inside the library. The first Tiny Stacks concert was a huge success…