Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Local Author Saundra Crum Akers - Sat. Oct. 8th, 1:00 pm

The library will be hosting Southern Ohio fiction author Saundra Crum Akers on Saturday, October 8th at 1:00 pm. Join us as she reads from her unique brand of mystery/suspense writings.

For more information about her work, visit her website at

Monday, September 26, 2011

Library eBooks Now Available for Kindle

Garnet A. Wilson Public Library is excited to announce that its eBook collection is now compatible with the world's bestselling eBook reader, the Amazon Kindle. Patrons can now download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone, iPad, Android, and more. To get started, visit , or visit and click the link "Download eBooks."

Garnet A. Wilson Public Library also offers eBooks and audiobooks for use on a PC or Mac computer and popular mobile devices such as a Smartphone, MP3 player, and eBook reader like the Barnes & Noble Nook and Sony Readers.

Kindle users can browse the collection of bestselling and classic eBooks from a PC or Mac computer, check out titles using a library card, and select "Get for Kindle" to deliver eBooks to their Kindle device or any device running the free Kindle app. Users who enjoy eBooks on Kindle will benefit from Amazon's Whispersync technology that synchronizes notes, highlights, and last page read between their Kindle and free Kindle apps.

Visit the library's eBook website to download titles for your Kindle:

The library would also like to remind eBook users that they will now need to select "SEO Library Consortium" from the list of libraries, in order to login.

Here are some step-by-step instructions for getting library books on your Kindle, courtesy of Westerville Public Library and the State Library of Ohio:

Friday, September 23, 2011

Apple Recipes - Wednesday, Sept. 28th at 2:00 pm

Tis the season for apples! Join Sherry Williams from the OSU Extension Office to get some great, easy ideas and tasty recipes, and sample some of them!

The program will be held in the Community Meeting Room, downstairs at the Waverly Library, on Wednesday, September 28th at 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lunch and Learn at the Library!

On Wednesday, October 5th, 11:45 am - 1 pm, Dr. Henry Childers, a cardiothoracic surgeon at SOMC will be presenting the latest open heart data and how we compare with the national average. Join us and hear what sets the SOMC open heart program apart from its competitors.

Seating is limited. For reservations, call 740-947-4921. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

All Branches Closed - Thursday, September 15th for Staff Training.

All Branches of the library will be closed on Thursday, September 15th, for staff training.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Book Signing with Local Author Kelsie Stark - Sat. Sept. 10th

Kelsie Stark, a local author, will be holding a book signing at the Waverly library this Saturday, September 10th, at 1:00 pm! Copies of her book, "A Whisper of Regret," will be on sale for $14.99.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

All Branches Closed Monday, Sept. 5th, Labor Day

All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.