Announcements and Programs
The library will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24th and 25th, for Christmas. We will reopen Thursday, December 26th.
The library will close at 5:00 pm Tuesday December 31st and will be closed Wednesday, January 1st, for New Year's. We will reopen Thursday, January 2nd.
Mondays, November 4 - December 9 at 10:30-11:30 am. This is an open-ended play time for children, ages 2-3 years, who will enjoy interacting with their peers at our 'Exploration Stations'. This time also provides their parents/caregivers a chance to visit.
Adult/Teen Gingerbread House Contest
November 26-December 18: Show off your creative & culinary talent when you enter our gingerbread house contest. Pick up the contest rules at the Library during the week of November 12-17. Turn in your creation during the week of November 26-December 1. The top three entries will be posted on December 5. The Library will display the entries through December 17 at the Library Open House. Ages 12 and up.
Teen Game Day
Saturday, December 7th, 1:00-4:00 pm. Ages 10 and up can join us for open board gaming in the Library Community Room. Games available will include Talisman, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Cosmic Encounter, Ogre, Merchants and Marauders, and many more. Snacks provided. Register at the library or call 440-647-2120.
Saturday, December 14, 1-2:30 and 3-4:30 pm. All aboard for the Polar Express! Listen to the story every child loves of one boy's magical Christmas Eve. The library will present two sessions on this date. The program includes a snack and craft. Feel free to wear your PJ's. Registration is a must and begins November 1st.
Library Open House
December 17, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, in the Library.
New Adult Fiction at the Library (updated 11/18/13)
Monthly Teen Game Days at Herrick will continue in 2013! One Saturday a month the library will host either board gaming or Nintendo Wii gaming in the library's meeting room from 1:00 to 4:00 PM for ages 10 and up. Click the link for the schedule in PDF form.
Search for historic area photographs in the Wellington Family Album.
Search an obituary/marriage/birth index to the Wellington Enterprise in PDF format (Updated 12/5/13). Dates between 1919 and 1975 are incomplete in this file, e-mail the library if you want to search in this time period: ebooks at oplin dot org
Checking Out e-Books
Herrick Memorial Library patrons can download e-books, audiobooks, and other e-materials from the Ohio Digital Library (use the link in the left navigation pane). You will need your library card number and your pin/password. The pin/password can be set up at the library if you have not yet done so. Instructions for accessing these e-materials with various devices can be found at the following website in PDF format:
E-mail a librarian: ebooks at oplin dot org
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