The Giving Tree Keeps Giving

Winter is swiftly approaching, and we want to ensure members of our community have the means to stay warm and healthy this season. If you’re interested in helping those in need, come donate to our Giving Tree!

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What’s the Haps with HEAP

As temperatures begin to dip, you should know about an important resource for keeping warm this winter. Ohio offers the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) for people in need of assistance paying their energy bills.

Learn more about HEAP in this blog post.

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Get Carried Away with our Fall Reading Challenge

Even though our summer reading challenge recently ended, reading is fun all-year-round. Join us starting September 4th for our Get Carried Away with Reading fall challenge!

By joining this challenge, you will officially become a Library Explorer. Do not take this responsibility lightly. Library Explorers are the coolest people you will ever meet! (Trust me, we are also Library Explorers, so we would know.) As fellow Library Explorers, we would like to invite you to embark on an adventure with us. Keep reading to learn the details…

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Give Back to the Community by Becoming a Friend of the Library

If you’ve ever been to our library book sale, enjoyed the refillable water bottle station, or recently brought in a young one to play with our new children’s toys, then you can thank the Friends of the Library.

The Friends of the Library is a group of community members who support the library by volunteering their time and talent. The more, the merrier! The Friends are seeking more friends to join their organization, particularly those who are interested in being active within the group.

Read on to learn more about the Friends and why you should join.

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Free Books Monthly for Kids Under 5 with Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library

Did you know that your child from birth to five years old is eligible to receive a free book every month? Keep reading to find out how…

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Explore Oceans of Possibilities with our Summer Reading Challenge!

This week kicks off our summer reading challenge, Oceans of Possibilities!

By logging your reading minutes and participating in activities, you earn smaller prizes along the way and tickets to enter our grand prize drawings! Each week, a new set of activities will be unlocked for you to complete. You have until July 31, 2022 to enter all your progress into Beanstack, because the winners for the grand prize drawings will be drawn August 1!

Keep reading to learn more about our summer reading challenge and to check out the grand prizes.

[August 2, 2022 note: Our summer reading challenge has now ended, but you can take a look at how the summer went by reading our summer reading wrap-up post here.]

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Signing up for Beanstack: The What, Why, and How

Welcome to Beanstack, your new handy reading tool!

What is Beanstack?

Beanstack is an easier way to track your reading and participate in reading challenges! Many libraries use Beanstack to offer activities and prizes for readers and families throughout the year.

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