Saturday, December 29, 2012

Western Branch Closed Today, Sat., Dec. 29, Due to Severe Weather

The Western Branch Library will be closed today, Saturday, December 29, due to severe weather.

All Branches Close at 3 pm on Mon., Dec. 31 and Remain Closed Tues., Jan. 1

All branches of the library will close at 3 pm on Monday, December 31 and remain closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year's.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Book Club 2013

The library's book club will meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm, every month but November and December. If you aren't able to attend book discussions in person, we invite you to start and participate in online discussions. 

Anyone is welcome, but you must notify Nick Slone, Public Services Coordinator at the library, a month in advance if you need a copy of the upcoming book. You can contact Nick by phone at (740) 947-4921 or by email at 

Here's the list for 2013:

1. "The Absolutist" by John Boyne - Discussion on Jan. 30
2. "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" by Katharine Boo - Discussion on Feb. 27
3. "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich - Discussion on March 27
4. "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce - Discussion on April 24
5. "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel - Discussion on May 29
6. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn - Discussion on June 26
7. "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern - Discussion on July 31
8. "Quiet" by Susan Cain - Discussion on Aug. 28
9. "Remembering the Music, Forgetting the Words" by Kate Whouley - Discussion on Sep. 25
10. "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett - Discussion on Oct. 30

This is the Goodreads page for book discussions:

You can also follow Book Club news on facebook at:

All Branches Closed Mon., Dec. 24 and Tues. Dec. 25 for Christmas

All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Waverly Library Closed Wed., Dec. 12, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm, Other Branches Closed Until 2:00 pm

On Wednesday, December 12, the Waverly Library will be closed from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm for staff development.

All other branches will open at 2:00 pm.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Closed Until 2:00 pm - Thurs., Dec. 6

All branches of the library will be closed for staff development until 2:00 pm on Thursday, December 6th.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Santa's Coming!

Santa will be visiting each branch of the library again this year! Here are the dates and times:

Waverly - Tuesday, December 4th, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Piketon - Thursday, December 13th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Western - Monday, December 17th, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Eastern - Tuesday, December 18th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm