October 2014
Hometown Tailgate Party
Friday, October 3, 5:00 pm
The Orrville Public Library and Turning Point Coalition are hosting the Hometown Tailgate Party, an event designed for the families of Orrville Middle School students. Families will enjoy food, fun, games and activities, including a dress-up photo booth and a team spirit craft. Middle school students will also receive a free student ticket to the Orrville High School football game.

Fall Used Book Sale
Friday & Saturday, October 3 & 4
If you love to read and love a bargain, the library is the place to be when the Friends group holds their bi-annual used book sale. Hours on Friday are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The sale will be held in conjunction with Orrville's popular "Uptown, Downtown, All-Around Orrville" yard sales.  The sale will also be open Monday through Wednesday of the following week from 9 a.m. until the library closes.

E-Media Help Session
Thursday, October 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, October 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.

We Read: Mo Willems
Thursday, October 16, 6:30-7:30 pm
Join us for an evening that combines early literacy and one of our favorite authors, Mo Willems. Families with children ages two and up are asked to register for this free fun program that will demonstrate some great ideas for developing early literacy skills in young children, while also enjoying laugh-out-loud books. Each family will receive a Mo Willems book and fun activities to use at home. Register by contacting the Children's Department at 330-683-1065.

Cupcake Fun!
Friday, October 17, 1:00 & 3:00 pm
Kids are invited to create a cupcake masterpiece! Cupcake lovers in grades K-2 should register for the 1:00 time, and those in grades 3-6 should register for 3:00. Both groups will have a blast with this delicious way to spend a day off school. Cupcakes will already be baked and children will artfully decorate them to take home and share. Be sure to call and register for this program. Space is limited.

Book Club
Tuesday, October 21, 6:30 pm

All adults are invited to join the OPL Book Club!  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton is the book to read this month.  Stop by the library's information desk to register and pick up a copy of the book.
Fall Family Craft Night
Thursday, October 23, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Join us for family fun! We will be repurposing canning jars during this fall family craft event. Pick your project ahead of time, then bring a jar and other supplies you'll need for the project you choose. We will have limited supplies of paper, paint, scissors, glue, tape and other craft-making items. This event is for all ages 5 and up, but we ask that ages 5 - 12 are accompanied by an adult. Be sure to bring a jar for each family member! For ideas and inspiration, check out our Pinterest board ahead of time.

We Read!
A Celebration of Books and Community
We are continuing our celebration of Orrville's Sesquicentennial by gathering 150 of YOUR favorite family titles! Once our collection is complete, we will post an album with photos of your family and friends holding their "We Read" recommendations! Each family who submits a title and has a photo taken will receive a We Read window cling and a complete list of the compiled recommendations. If you'd like to submit a title and photo, please call the library at 330-683-1065 or email Our appreciation goes to the Rotary Club of Orrville and the Orrville Public Library Friends for supporting this program!

Did You Know?
The library always stocks voter registration forms at the Information Desk, which can be used to get you started or to update your information.

Your feedback and comments are always welcome at
Orrville Public Library
230 North Main Street
Orrville, OH  44667