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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I Am Legend by Richard Matheson: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Where to find this book at Reed Memorial Library:

  • Adult Fiction or Adult Paperbacks or Adult Audiobooks or Hoopla
  • Call number: FIC Matheson or PB Matheson or V MATH
  • View it on our catalog

Anson, our IT Coordinator, is sharing his recommendation of I Am Legend by Richard Matheson this week. Keep reading to get his thoughts on this classic.

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You’re Invited to Our Family Halloween Party!

It will be all treat, no tricks at our Family Halloween Party at the library, so don’t be scared! Get dressed up in your favorite book-inspired costume and enjoy activities for all ages on Saturday, October 29.

Keep reading to learn the details.

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Books with “Library” in the Title

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, so it’s only fitting that for this week’s book list, we share books in our collection with “library” in the title.

If you don’t have a library card, signing up for one is free! To sign up, you need to be an Ohio resident and have a photo ID with a current address on it. If your photo ID does not have a current address on it, also bring in a piece of mail you have received at your current address.

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Tiny Art Show Exhibit Gets “Carried Away”!

After putting out a Call for Artists at the beginning of the month, we received a tremendous response of 96 miniature masterpieces for our first Tiny Art Show!

Community members have been thoroughly enjoying the display this week, many complimenting the talent and creativity showcased through each person’s art. “It is wonderful to see how differently each person has interpreted the prompt,” one patron remarked. The theme for this art show was “Get Carried Away,” coinciding with the annual Ravenna Balloon A-Fair. We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who shared their art with us.

If you haven’t been able to make it into the library this week, fear not: we took pictures!

Artists who submitted art can pick up their canvases any time this week, so if you want to see exhibit, make sure to stop in soon.

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Stepping Stones and Apple Crush by Lucy Knisley: A Reed Reads! Book Rec

Stepping Stones and Apple Crush by Lucy Knisley

Where to find Stepping Stones at Reed Memorial Library:

Where to find Apple Crush at Reed Memorial Library:

Brittany from Youth Services is giving us a 2-for-1 recommendation with the Peapod Farms graphic novels! Read on to learn more about these middle grade reads.

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Call for Artists: Enter our First Tiny Art Show

Reed Memorial Library is hosting its first ever Tiny Art Show. A Tiny Art Show is exactly as it sounds–it’s like a regular art show, only tiny!

The Tiny Art Show is free and open to all ages. Continue reading to learn how to be a part of this miniature community art exhibit.

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New Picture Books We Love

When’s the last time you read a picture book? Whether you just finished reading one moments ago or it’s been thirty years since you last picked one up, your life may be brightened a bit by these new picture books we’ve added to our collection lately. We just love them and we hope you’ll love them, too!

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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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Borrow Video Games with Your Library Card

Get your game on, thanks to your local library! At Reed Memorial Library, we have a wide selection of video games just waiting to be checked out with your library card for free. (Ah, the magic word we all love: free… Music to our ears.)

Our video game loans are perfect for gamers on a budget, trial runs, or anyone who likes to change up their gaming frequently. Keep reading to learn more about which games you can find at the library.

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