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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 19th.

Date posted: August 19, 2017, 10:59 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the graphic novel collections, consumer health, rubber ducks, Star Trek, the Sweet Corn festival, the Libby app, Gale Courses, the Solar Eclipse, christmas movies, gremlins, country music and more!

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August Movies

Date posted: August 17, 2017, 5:59 pm

Wonder Woman is here! Get your hands on that as well as It Comes At Night, The House, Everything, Everything, The House, and more!

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New Music August

Date posted: August 17, 2017, 5:56 pm

So many options this month including Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey, Darius Rucker, Fifth Harmony, Bill Murray, Jack Johnson, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 12th.

Date posted: August 12, 2017, 10:57 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about Hamilton, middle childrens day, National garage sale day, vinyl records making a comeback, Woodstock, Peep Art, Flash Mobs, Summer Reading program end, back to school jitters, the booksale and more!

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August Movies that are new!

Date posted: August 2, 2017, 2:48 pm

This month you can get your hands on the latest seasons of Veep and The Walking Dead as well as Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Wish Upon, the new Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, Megan Leavey, and more!

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Music for August

Date posted: August 2, 2017, 10:00 am

New music for this month includes albums from Kesha, Broken Social Scene, Aimee Mann, Father John Misty, Brian McKnight, The New Pornographers, Queens of the Stone Age, Gorillaz, and many more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 29th.

Date posted: July 29, 2017, 10:55 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about the Bard at the Bank, chocolate tasting, Science Summer Camp, the Peter Rabbit Garden, zucchini and other vegetables, the Gale courses, bike safety and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect July 22nd.

Date posted: July 22, 2017, 10:49 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Stump the Librarian, the Art Walk flash mob, the Beach Boys, Festival Fair Day, the Mavericks, the Summer Reading program, computer classes and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 15th

Date posted: July 15, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about Stump the Librarian, superbowl winnings, the line dance flash mob, the county fair, the Pumpkin Show, National Ice Cream Day, the Ukulele Club at the library and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 8th

Date posted: July 14, 2017, 1:50 pm

Marilyn and Lea talk about Tai Chi, Star Wars, the Summer Reading Program, the Lancaster Festival, the Beach Boys, Americorps, the line dance flash mob, country music and more!

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New July Music!

Date posted: July 14, 2017, 12:47 pm

So many great new records this month including ones from Arcade Fire, Alison Krauss, Dan Auerbach, 2 Chainz, Haim, Blondie, Halsey, DJ Khaled, Bleachers, Willie Nelson, and more.

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July Movies!

Date posted: July 10, 2017, 11:54 am

This month you can get your hands on Baywatch, Season 1 of Riverdale, Certain Women, Season 12 of Supernatural, Snatched, Season 2 of Supergirl. Plus, don’t forget Kedi, the cat documentary that took the world by storm!

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Country Line Dance Flash Mob!

Date posted: July 7, 2017, 11:12 am

Square and line dance rehearsals will be held on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. on the Third Floor of the Main Library on June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13 and July 20.

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 1st.

Date posted: July 1, 2017, 10:19 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the radio show, the next Library director, kids and cops day, the citizens police academy, Friends of the Library membership, 1000 books before kindergarten, the Lancaster Festival, Peep Art contest, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jun 24th.

Date posted: June 24, 2017, 10:12 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the 4th of July, volunteers for the parade, the Summer Reading program, Marilyn’s retirement, the new director, the Peep Art contest, outreach services and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jun 17th.

Date posted: June 17, 2017, 10:09 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about summer events, Build a Better World reading program, garden music at NW, Early Literacy centers, Fathers Day, acting classes, lifesize pigs, Lincoln Center Sinatra program and more!

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More June Movies!

Date posted: June 12, 2017, 6:50 pm

June is a great month for movies! We’ve got Sleight, Kong: Skull Island, Shin Godzilla, Ghost in the Shell, The Zookeeper’s Wife, Unforgettable, The Lovers, The Boss Baby, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Jun 10th.

Date posted: June 10, 2017, 10:05 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Summer Reading program, sponsors, the Peep Art contest, the three little pigs, downtown movies, the Lancaster Festival, Stump the Librarian and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect June 3rd.

Date posted: June 3, 2017, 10:00 am

Becky and Marilyn talk about Fair Week, retirement, Kids and Cops Day, Citizens Police Academy, Father’s Day fun, the Keywords newsletter, NEW online registration, Playaways, Hoopla, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect May 27th.

Date posted: May 27, 2017, 10:30 am

Becky and Marilyn talk about the Summer Reading Program, thank you to the sponsors, the new Keywords newsletter, the Peep Art contest, P.T. Reptile, Flash Mobs and more!

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June Movies!

Date posted: May 26, 2017, 3:47 pm

We have some great documentaries this month including Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War, Alive and Kicking, Mission Control, Legion of Brothers, Gender Revolution, as well as movies like Life and T2 Trainspotting.

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June Music!

Date posted: May 26, 2017, 3:43 pm

New music this month includes albums from The Goo Goo Dolls, Katy Perry, Harry Styles, Phoenix, TLC, Gretchen Wilson, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Flogging Molly, Shakira, and Glen Campbell. On top of that, we have the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 soundtrack!

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Read, Learn, Connect May 13th.

Date posted: May 13, 2017, 10:07 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about school getting out, Building a Better World with Summer Reading, wolves, Tai Chi, the Peep Art Competition, Teen programs, NEW online registration and more!

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New May Movies

Date posted: May 10, 2017, 2:28 pm

Check out Power Rangers, The Lost City of Z, Chips, The Belko Experiment, The Shack, and more this month at your library.

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New May Music

Date posted: May 10, 2017, 2:25 pm

Only a few new albums this month, but some good ones from Slick Rick, Rise Against, and Bob’s Burgers.

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Read, Learn, Connect May 6th.

Date posted: May 6, 2017, 3:04 pm

Marilyn and Lea talk about planting flowers with the Mayor, school getting out, the Summer Reading Program and sponsors, Peep Art, upcoming activities, the new Gale Courses, and more!

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Read, Learn and Connect Apr 29th

Date posted: April 29, 2017, 10:41 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about Summer Reading, making the world a better place, Hoopla, Lancaster Citizens Police Academy, Downtown Cleaning Day, retirements, Launchpads, the Early Literacy centers and more!

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New Movies for May

Date posted: April 27, 2017, 5:40 pm

More great new movies this month including Get Out, Logan, The Lego Batman Movie, A United Kingdom, John Wick Chapter 2, Colossal, and so much more.

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New May Music

Date posted: April 27, 2017, 5:36 pm

Get new music from Mary J Blige, Alt-J, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Antebellum, and more today.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Apr 22nd

Date posted: April 22, 2017, 10:19 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about Summer Reading, early school let-outs, the FAEYC, Curious George, volunteering, cooperative play, dancing, National Jelly Bean Day and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Apr 15th.

Date posted: April 15, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Ruchie talk about Windows 10, computer updates, Polaris, International “That Sucks” Day, year end review, the Dewey Decimal system, the Peter Rabbit garden, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Apr 8th.

Date posted: April 8, 2017, 10:22 am

Marilyn and Ruchie talk about Launchpads, Americorps computer classes, social media, Hoopla Digital downloads, NEW Gale Courses, and more!

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Get Your New April Movies Now

Date posted: April 3, 2017, 6:08 pm

Such movies! So many! The Space Between Us! La La Land! Resident Evil: The Final Chapter! The Founder! Fifty Shades Darker! More!

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Great New Music for April

Date posted: April 3, 2017, 6:07 pm

There is so much good music this month! New albums from The Magnetic Fields, Grandaddy, Khalid, Chuck Berry, Fleet Foxes, Lorde, Drake, Bob Dylan, Depeche Mode, New Kids on the Block, Trey Songz, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Apr 1st

Date posted: April 1, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Circus, extended Friday hours at Main, Launchpad tablets, 1000 books before Kindergarten, Friends of the Library, the Colossal book sale and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Mar 25th

Date posted: March 25, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about elevators and alligators, tablets, launchpads, the Summer Reading Program, March Madness book brackets Final Four!, Hoopla, Hamilton, Mango Languages and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Mar 18th.

Date posted: March 18, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the movie Unstoppable, the Garrett Players, Alec Baldwin, DIY travel to Ireland, National bio-diesel day, March Madness book tournament, Hoopla downloads and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Mar 11th.

Date posted: March 11, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about circulation statistics, our access to millions of resources through the CLC, the over 1200 programs the library offers, the Garrett Players, our outreach department, Shakespear reading and more!

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More March Movies!

Date posted: March 9, 2017, 12:32 pm

We have a few more great movies for you this month including Hidden Figures, Underworld: Blood Wars, Split, Rings, Monster Trucks, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Mar 4th

Date posted: March 4, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the new Keywords, library events, Launchpad tablets for kids, robots, the Jetsons, National Grammar Day, and more!

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March Movies

Date posted: March 2, 2017, 5:23 pm

Get all the latest movies out this month including Fences, I Am Not Your Negro, Why Him, Office Christmas Party, Sleepless, The Bye Bye Man, Silence, Planet Earth II, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and more!

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Grammy Music and More

Date posted: March 2, 2017, 5:19 pm

We have a lot of Grammy albums this month and Jens Lekman. Try out Sarah Jarosz, White Sun, Vicente Fernandez, William Bell, Gregory Porter, Krzysztof Penderecki, and more.

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Read, Learn, Connect Feb 25th

Date posted: February 25, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about Spring coming, the new launchpad tablets for kids, March Madness, the Glass House book, JAWS, and more!

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New Music February

Date posted: February 22, 2017, 5:42 pm

Childish Gambino! The Mavericks! Nelly Furtado! Ed Sheeran! All that and more this month in music!

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February Movies

Date posted: February 22, 2017, 5:16 pm

So many great movies this month including Moonlight, Nocturnal Animals, OJ: Made in America, 20th Century Women, Elle, A Monster Calls, and more.

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Playaway Launchpads

Date posted: February 17, 2017, 2:13 pm

Introducing Playaway Launchpad – the kids only learning tablet that both kids and adults will love.

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Peter Rabbit Storybook Garden

Date posted: October 5, 2016, 11:58 am

Libraries Transform

Date posted: March 19, 2016, 11:30 am

Wednesday April 13 is Ohio Library Legislative Day. Librarians from all over Ohio will converge in Columbus to meet with respective state legislators to update them on the great things that are happening in our public libraries.

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Hoopla Digital

Date posted: January 19, 2016, 12:37 pm

The Fairfield County District Library is proud to offer you the Hoopla Digital service!  3-Step Sign-Up Download the App or go to Hoopla Digital. Log in with your library card. Borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more with no late fees! Each patron is currently allowed 8 checkouts per month, with the Library having a daily…
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Donate to the Library with Amazon

Date posted: July 9, 2015, 2:32 pm

Want an easy way to help the library? If you use Amazon, by accessing it through this link you can sign up and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to the Friends of the Library! It’s the same Amazon you’d get through Amazon.com, Amazon Smile just lets you easily contribute to a cause…
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Dog Tales, now by appointment!

Date posted: February 18, 2015, 12:35 pm

Dog Tales is now by appointment! The new format for this program will be a twenty minute block of time where a child can read one-on-one with our canine volunteers and their owners. This change will enhance the benefit to literacy skills for beginning readers. Reading one-on-one will give struggling readers a chance to practice their skills in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.

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Free Technology Classes

Date posted: January 30, 2015, 1:02 pm

You can book a librarian for a computer class or to learn how to download digital book to your mobile device here at the library. Learn in a relaxed 45-minute to one hour session at your own pace.

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Teen iPads and Teen Room

Date posted: January 30, 2015, 1:00 pm

Teens can check out ipads for use in the Teen Room here at the Main Library! The iPads are loaded with a bunch of great apps like Khan Academy, Badland, Angry Birds, Temple Run, Math vs Zombies, NASA, Spotify, and more.

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Adaptive Toys

Date posted: January 29, 2015, 2:02 pm

Adaptive toys are toys that are either made especially for children with special needs, or are “off the shelf” toys that are adapted to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

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Day Care Kits

Date posted: January 28, 2015, 11:55 am

Day care theme kits are available here at the library on topics such as adoption, feelings, dinosaurs, pets, and more.  Each kit contains 10-12 preselected items related to a particular theme appropriate for use with preschool-aged children.

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Date posted: January 26, 2015, 4:10 pm

1000 Books Before Kindergarten encourages parents to read 1000 books with their preschool-aged children before they go off to kindergarten.

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Hold It!

Date posted: December 11, 2014, 12:26 pm