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101 Willard Memorial Square
Wellington, OH 44090
Voice: 440-647-2120
Fax: 440-647-2103

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Announcements and Programs


The library will be closed Sunday, April 20th for Easter. We will be open the following Sunday, April 27th, after which we will be closed on all Sundays through September.

Children's Spring Story Time

From the weeks of March 31st through May 6th. Registration in person is required - registration is now open. The following sessions are offered:

Early Explorers Preschool Storytime: For ages 4 to 6, the theme is "Under the Sea". Pick 1 session time: Wednesdays at 10:30am or Thursdays at 6:30pm. There is a limit of 15 openings per session.

Totally Twos & Threes Toddler Storytime: For ages 2 & 3, the theme is "Under the Sea". Pick 1 session time: Mondays at 10:30am or 6:30pm. There is a limit of 20 openings per session.

Baby Steps Storytime: For babies 6 to 24 months and their parents/caregivers, the theme is "In Step with Mother Goose". Tuesdays at 10:30am. Space is limited to 12 children.

Teen Board Gaming

Saturday, April 19th from 1-4 pm: Teens and Tweens ages 10 and up can join us in the library community room for open board gaming. Games like Talisman, Roborally, Tapple, Wits & Wagers, and Betrayal at House on the Hill and others will be available. No experience necessary! Snacks provided. Register at the library or call 1-440-647-2120.


Sit-n-Knit is a monthly program for knitters to come together and learn new skills or work on current projects. It meets from 1-3 PM on the first Thursday of each month in the library’s Community Room; please let us know if you plan to attend.

Quilt Patch

Fourth Wednesday of each month, at 1-3 PM. This group will learn the technique of piecing an Ohio Star patch and quilting the layers together to create 2 hot pads. A supply list will be provided at the time of registration.

Afternoon Book Discussion

Thursday, April 24th from 2:00-3:00 PM: The book for April will be "Dropped Names" by Frank Langella (non-fiction).


New Adult Fiction at the Library (updated 4/15/14)

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 4/3/14). 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:

Instructional guides for the Ohio Digital Library.


E-mail a librarian: ebooks at oplin dot org

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