Announcements and Programs
Fair Week Hours
The library will close at 5:00pm each day, Monday August 18th through Saturday August 23rd during the Lorain County Fair. We will return to normal hours of operation Monday, August 25th.
Ready, Set, Kindergarten!
Thursday, August 7th, @ 6:30pm. Herrick Memorial Library would like to invite parents of children going into kindergarten this fall to a program designed to help the child and parent with this transition. Session will include: practice with name recognition, listening to directions, sitting still, crafting, and more.
All the children who attend this session will go home with a gift for their teacher and a bag with items that will be useful for them in their first year of school. This program is funded by the LMRE People Fund presented by Herrick's Youth Services.
Registration is required! Register in the library or call 440-647-2120.
Teen Game Day
Saturday, August 9th, 1-4pm. Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can come for an afternoon of open gaming in the library's community room. Games include Small World, Nexus Ops, Ogre, Fortress America, Cosmic Encounter, Space Empires 4X, and many others. Snacks provided. Register at the library or call 440-647-2120.
Sit & Knit Group
The first Thursday of the month, from 1:00-3:00 pm: The group is knitting like crazy. Each meeting introduces a new knitting technique. Check here for project materials. Don't know how to knit? We'll show you and soon you'll be completing knitted projects. Registration is required and can be done at the circulation desk. Space is limited.
New Adult Fiction at the Library (updated 7/14/14)
Monthly Teen Game Days at Herrick will continue in 2014! 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 6/20/14). 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-books with your Kindle, e-reader, or tablet/smartphone, and audiobooks on your MP3 player are in this PDF file:
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?