Announcements and Programs
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.
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.
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:
E-mail a librarian: ebooks at oplin dot org
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