Announcements and Programs
Youth Services Position Available
Now hiring for a Youth Services Associate – Part-time. See details here.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Join Herrick Memorial Library Teen Advisory Group! This group is for the young adult readers of this library. The group will be a major deciding factor in the happenings of our YA section. You set the meeting time and the agenda, the only qualification is you must be between the ages of 13 and 17. The first meeting will be in the middle of October. Sign up today at the library front desk or call 440-647-2120.
Saturday, October 18th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Children ages 3-11 can join us for a ghoulish day of fun, crafts, and spooky treats. Pumpkins will be provided by the library. Carving will be allowed for children 7 and up, while pumpkin decorating will be for the youngest set. Register at the library front desk or call 440-647-2120.
Board Meeting Time Change
Tuesday, October 21st: October's board meeting at the library will be moved up to 5:00 from the usual time of 5:30.
Adult Book Discussion
Thursday, October 23rd from 2-3pm. The book for this month's discussion group will be "Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight" by Jay Barbree. Copies of the book will be available in the library soon.
Tuesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm. Queen Victoria invented it and everyone is wearing it... This class will be a mixed class of adults and teens. The Library will provide attendees with the techniques and supplies to make their own original "punked" up bracelet. Register at the library front desk 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 9/12/14)
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 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-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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