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  After having to take 2020 off (how often have we all said that?), Local Author Fair is returning! It’s not going to be quite like our first event back in 2019, but we actually think it might turn out to be even better. Let me explain. Just like our 2019 Local Author Fair, we […]

Since March of 2020, our services and programs have been forced to change. Some things we made to-go, others we moved online, and yet more programs had to be paused. Now we’re slowly trying to bring some programs back to how they once were. One program that took a little hiatus but is starting back […]

One of our favorite recent additions to our database collection is NewsBank. With access to over 3,500 different newspapers and other media outlets, you can see what’s happening locally or all over the country. You can see today’s Repository, or read back issues for the past several years. And all you need to use NewsBank […]

It’s a new month, and we have a great selection to share with you of new books, DVDs, and CDs for adults. There’s new Nicholas Sparks, Craig Johnson, and Beverly Lewis in fiction. The HBO limited series Mare of Easttown, as well as new seasons of The Blacklist and Young Sheldon on DVD.  Plus we […]

The Year of Reading Challenge is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in September! Read any book by an author of Hispanic heritage and log it as an Activity Badge to be entered into the monthly drawing for a gift card. Below is a list compiled by staff using the NoveList database, which you can also […]

COVID has create a different job landscape, and a lot of folks are currently looking for work or thinking about new opportunities. But change can be tough to navigate, especially if you don’t even know where to start. Well, the library wants to help at least with the finding where to start part. Next week, […]

We’re heading into August, and I, for one, have already had enough of the heat. Honestly, I think the best course to follow might be staying inside, luxuriating in the AC, and enjoying some books, DVDs, and music from the library. You might have other thoughts, but I’m feeling pretty confident about this course of […]

Unlike some of the other monthly themes for the Year of Reading Challenge, Women in Translation does not have the formal blessing of any government or large sponsoring organization. It is a small movement started by a book blogger in 2014 when she noticed how few books written by women in languages other than English […]

Here at the library, we have two services for e-audiobooks: the Ohio Digital Library (which uses the OverDrive and Libby apps) and Hoopla Digital. As someone who loves her audiobooks, I’ve always got a sharp eye out to any tweaks that are made to either of these services. Well, recently, Hoopla did more than just […]

For years, one of my favorite resources the library offered was Lynda.com, a website with hours and hours of streaming videos teaching dozens and dozens of difference skills. What you could learn was as varied as customer service skills, Microsoft Word, digital photography, and project management. And with the lessons broken down into short videos, […]