April 2017
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Book Sale
Begins Friday, April 7th  

Our Friends group will hold their bi-annual Used Book Sale at the Library on Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the Library’s lower level community room. We will accept donations of clean used books for the sale through Saturday, April 1. 

National Library Week
April 10th - 15th 
The library is celebrating National Library Week, April 9 – 15.  All week you can check out an item and receive a ticket for a drawing for a Kindle Fire Tablet. There is a limit of one ticket per day per person. Tuesday is a Mother Goose Day, Wednesday is Patron Appreciation Day, Thursday is Orrville Walks Day and Friday is eMedia Day! 

Mother Goose Counts
Tuesday, April 11th at 11am 

This fun program will feature Mother Goose rhymes about numbers! Every family will choose a free book to keep!  Our Nursery Rhyme friends are a whole different group than visited us last year and you can drop in anytime from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Patron Appreciation Day 
Wednesday, April 12th 10am - 2pm 

Between the hours of 10 and 2, stop by and get a free treat!  That treat could be a sweet treat, a plastic bag for your books, a notebook, a pen, or a library card holder.

Orrville Walks
Thursday, April 13th

The library is sponsoring Orrville Walks for the week of April 10th through the 16th! After you sign in to walk at Heartland point, you can show your library card at participating local businesses for a special discount or offer! Click here to check out all of the deals! 

eMedia Day 
Friday, April 15th 

Between the hours of 10 and 2, interact with staff at the eMedia table about our digital services like Overdrive and Hoopla, or get help with your digital device and get an additional Kindle Fire entry ticket.

Adult Book Club
Tuesday, April 18th 6:30pm 

Come to our April Book Club meeting. The wall of secrecy has been penetrated by Ronald Kessler’s book, “In the President’s Secret Service.”  Agents see everything that goes on behind the scenes in the president’s inner circle and face many dangers. The book is available at our Circulation Desk for checkout. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 to discuss the book.

Wiggles & Rhymes
Friday April 21st 10AM OR 11AM

This three week series is a fun story time that invites children to WIGGLE! We will explore books & songs that encourage us to move! To register for the 10 a.m. OR 11 a.m. class please call (330) 683-1065. 


Books & Pizza 
Friday April 21st 4-6

This FREE family event is for middle school age children and their families. We'll have pizza, drinks and other treats! Every middle school student will be able to pick a book to take home with them, while supplies last. This program is a partnership between Orrville Public Library and Turning Point Coalition. 

Earth Day 
Saturday, April 22nd
Celebrate Earth Day by stopping by the library to pick up a free tree thanks to Secrest Arboretum! (one per family, while supplies last) We will also be partnering with the Orrville High School Science Club for other activities, check our website for more information on this event! 

Beginning Bee Keeping 
Tuesday, April 25th 6:00pm
Beginning Beekeeping Essentials covers valuable information an individual needs to know to become a beekeeper. A complete beehive will be brought in to utilize as a demonstration tool and to allow the prospective beekeeper to visualize the equipment involved. Presented by Kris & Evona Gaughan. Check our website for more information.

Plant Exchange
Saturday, April 29th
From 10:30 to Noon Ann McPeek, local Master Gardener, will be here to answer plant-related questions and we ask that you bring a healthy plant or two in labeled containers to exchange for another to take home! Herbs and vegetables are welcome. You can check our website for more information. 

Cook Book Club
Monday, May 1st 6pm 
This debut cookbook by blogger Chungah Rhee helps spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family! Quick breakfasts, 20-minute Spaghetti Carbonara, no-fuss Steak & Veggies, and takeout copycats are all included in “Damn Delicious.” The cookbook will be available at our Circulation Desk for checkout. Prepare a recipe from the cookbook and bring it to the group’s meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 1.


Library Levy 
Tuesday, May 2nd

On May 2nd, the library is putting up a .75mill renewal levy on the ballot. The levy provides the library with $141,000 each year, and accounts for 14% of it's budget. It will cost a $100,000 homeowner just $17.20 per year, and since this is a renewal it will not account for any new taxes. Passing of this levy will make sure that we are financially secure and that we can continue providing services, materials and resources to our community. You can sign up to have a levy yard sign placed in your yard by calling the library at (330) 683-1065. If you have questions about levy you can also email us at



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