Happy Birthday to Us!
Party on April 15!
We may not look a day past 25, but believe it or not, Orrville Public Library is celebrating its 90th anniversary! To celebrate, we are hosting a big birthday bash and inviting everyone we know! Plan to join us for cake, ice cream and a very special proclamation from Mayor Dave Handwerk at noon
. Guests will enjoy cookies and festivities all day long and one lucky party-goer will win an Amazon gift card!
Saturday, April 18, 11:00 am-1:00 pm
We are concluding our anniversary festivities with an opportunity for you to bring the whole family to our first ever How-To Festival! Stations will be set up throughout the library with a chance to discover how to do a vast array of things, including nail decorating, downloading and using apps, using Overdrive
, knitting and crocheting, hair styling, making a pie crust, crafting, and beyond! Many special guests will be with us, including the YMCA with an obstacle course. Join us for free family fun!
Friends Spring Used Book Sale
Friday, April 10, 8-9 am (members only)
9:00 am-5:00 pm (non-members)
Saturday, April 11, 10:00-2:00
The Friends of the Library
will be hosting their spring used book sale at the library with an exclusive early start time for patron members of the Friends group. Anyone may join the Friends with an annual membership fee of $30. Friends registration forms will be available at the sale. The sale opens to the public at 9:00 on Friday.
Become a Friend of the Library!
If you would like to learn more about becoming a member of the Friends of the Library
, please contact President Kary Shonk by email
or you may download and fill out a membership form
and return it with your membership fee to the library.
E-Media Help Session
Thursday, April 9, 5:30-7:30 pm
Do you have a Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other eBook device and have questions on how to use it? Our technician will be available on Thursday, April 9 between the hours of 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. to help you find answers to those questions. Also, learn how you can borrow books and magazines from the library and download them to your device using your library card! To register, call us at 330-683-1065. Bring your own device or come play with one of ours. Please note that we will be hosting an e-media help session on the second Thursday of each month on a continuing basis.
We may be able to accommodate a limited number of walk-ins depending on how many people have registered in advance.
Tuesday, April 21, 6:30 pm
All adults are invited to join the OPL Book Club! The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows is the book to read this month. Call or stop by the library's information desk to sign up for email reminders and to reserve a copy of the book, or place your hold
in the catalog.
State Mobile Lab
Thursday, April 30
We are excited to be hosting the State Library of Ohio Mobile Lab
for several sessions, including help sessions on iPads from 10-11 and Android devices from 11:30-12:30. A third session may be provided in the afternoon based on the interest level. Space is limited, so be sure to call early for more information and to reserve your spot.
Did You Know?
The library has applications available for Golden Buckeye cards, and they can also be processed and turned back in at the library. All Ohioans age 60 or older, as well as some adults with disabilities, are eligible for a free Golden Buckeye card. Find out more about how you or your loved one(s) can benefit at the Ohio Department of Aging
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