Announcements and Programs
Operating Hours Changing
Starting in March, the library will have new hours of operation:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday-Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sundays (October-April): 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tax Forms at the Library
We have available the Federal forms 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040, and the Ohio forms IT1040, IT1040EZ, SD100 and Schedule J and these are available to pick up now at the library. We have a couple of instruction booklets each for the Federal 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, and Ohio IT1040/IT1040EZ/SD100 that can be used in the library or checked out, but we do not have any instruction booklets for distribution.
Federal books and forms can be ordered or downloaded at the IRS Forms Ordering Page. Other federal forms can be found at this site as well. Ohio forms and booklets can be downloaded from the Ohio Tax Forms Page.
Sit & Knit
This program is held on the first Thursday of each month 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.
Duct Tape Tech
Tuesday, March 10th at 3:30 p.m. Ages 10 and up can come after school and make a duct tape wallet or phone/iPod case. Learn to make other cool things from duct tape! All materials provided. Registration can be done in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120.
Friends Book Sale
March 12th to March 14th The Friends book sale opens Thursday, March 12th from 6-7:30 pm for members. The sale then opens to the public Friday and Saturday the 13th and 14th from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Chalk Paint Jar
Tuesday, March 17th from 6-7:30 p.m. Adults 18 and up can come to the library for a fun-filled evening. Paint a mason jar vase using chalk paint. Ready for use by the end of the program! All materials are supplied. Limited to 12 participants, registration can be done in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120.
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Saturday, March 21st from 1-3 p.m. Children ages 5 and up can attend the Mad Hatter's Tea Party at the Herrick Memorial Library. Registration can be done in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120.
Wednesday, March 25th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. (Note: this is a change from the calendar listed date of Friday for this event) Children can stop by after school for this month's craft activity. All materials provided. Registration in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120, or just drop in!
Afternoon Book Discussion
Thursday, March 26th from 2-3 p.m. This month's book is "Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space" by Lynn Sherr. Copies of the book will be available in the library soon.
Teen Wii Day
Saturday, March 28th from 1-4 p.m. Teens and 'Tweens ages 10 and up can stop in for an afternoon of gaming on the library's Wii system and projector. Play games including Smash Bros. Brawl, Goldeneye, Mario Kart, Metroid Prime, Super Mario Bros. and more! Snacks provided. Registration can be done in person or by calling the library at 440-647-2120.
New Adult Fiction (February) at the Library (updated 2/23/15)
Search for historic area photographs in the Wellington Family Album.
Search an obituary/marriage/birth index to the Wellington Enterprise in PDF format (Updated 2/3/15). 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?