Announcements and Programs
Tax Forms at the Library
We have received the Federal forms 1040EZ and 1040A and these are available to pick up now at the library. The instruction books for these forms can be ordered or downloaded at the IRS Forms Ordering Page. Other federal forms can be found at this site as well.
We also have available the instruction books for Ohio, but as yet no Ohio forms. Ohio forms can be downloaded from the Ohio Tax Forms Page.
Winter Story Times
Winter story times at the Herrick Memorial Library for children, ages 0-6 years, will begin on January 26. Registration begins on January 2, 2015 and can be done at the library or by calling 440-647-2120. Programming times are:
Baby Steps, ages 0-24 month, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. The focus will be on introducing babies to books by using age appropriate finger plays, rhymes and music in a one-on-one lap-sit with their parents or caregivers.
“Totally Two’s & Three’s”, ages 2-3 years, Mondays at 10:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. This group is our specialized sessions for the more active 2-3 years old children and their parents. The focus will be a more interactive child-parent dynamic and on developing listening and coordination skills.
The ‘Early Explorers’ programs are for children, ages 4-6 years. This group will meet on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The children will listen to stories centered on different sub-themes followed by crafts and games.
Sit & Knit
This program is held on the first Thursday of each month, January through May 2015, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Anyone interested in learning to knit is welcome. Don’t know how to knit? We’ll show you and soon you’ll be completing knitted projects. Each meeting introduces a new knitting technique. Click here for project materials. Registration is required as space is limited; please call or sign up at the circulation desk.
Teen After School Chess Club
Thursdays @ 4:00 p.m. The Herrick Memorial Library will host an after school chess club for teens and tweens, ages 10-18, interested in learning and playing the game. The first gathering will take place on Thursday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. in Teen Mezzanine area. Registration is required and can be done in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120.
New Adult Fiction at the Library (updated 12/22/14)
Search for historic area photographs in the Wellington Family Album.
Search an obituary/marriage/birth index to the Wellington Enterprise in PDF format (Updated 9/26/14). 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 are at detailed in the following PDF documents. Any time a document instructs you to find "your library's overdrive website" you can find Herrick's Overdrive website with the "Ohio Digital Library" link in the left navigation panel above.
The following guides are geared toward specific devices:
E-mail a librarian: ebooks at oplin dot org
Looking for a job?
We have tips to make your resume better and a sample resume
Lorain County Community College offers job counseling, resume help and more
And the State of Ohio has a Job Search and Resume Registry at www.ohiomeansjobs.com
Filing for Unemployment?