Podcasts & News

Read, Learn, Connect Jan 21

Date posted: January 21, 2017, 10:21 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Bremen ELC, the Peter Rabbit Story Garden, our new childrens tablets – Launchpads, online digital library services, New Years Resolutions, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect January 14th

Date posted: January 14, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Elephant & Piggie, a Johnny Cash poem, the Peter Rabbit Garden, Staff Development Day, new doors at the Main Library, our digital services Hoopla, Zinio, Overdrive, Mango and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect January 7th

Date posted: January 7, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about New Year Resolutions, the Winter Reading Program, self driving cars, the Mock Caldecott program, computer classes with our Americorps volunteer, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 31st.

Date posted: December 31, 2016, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about the New Year, the holiday closings, New Year’s resolutions, easy reader books, Elephant and Piggie, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 24th.

Date posted: December 24, 2016, 10:20 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Hanukkah, holiday closings, holiday programs, Zinio’s name change to RB Digital, the Garrett Players, Elf on a Shelf and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 17th.

Date posted: December 17, 2016, 10:23 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Winter Reading program, book recommendations, digital downloads, Polar Express night, the Rockside Vineyard read aloud of the Christmas Carol, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 10th.

Date posted: December 10, 2016, 10:21 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Dewey Decimal System, the Friends tree auction results, holiday and bookdrop closings, Americorps technology classes, the Winter Reading program and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Dec 3rd.

Date posted: November 25, 2016, 3:58 pm

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Winter Reading Program Book Bingo, Americorps computer classes, holiday closings, the Johns branch blood drive, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 26th.

Date posted: November 25, 2016, 3:50 pm

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Friends christmas trees and wreaths, the Winter Reading program, the new Keywords, digital downloads, Hamilton, computer classes, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 19th.

Date posted: November 19, 2016, 10:35 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday closings. Friends of the Library, donations, Adopt a Tree, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 12th.

Date posted: November 12, 2016, 10:26 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about the Holiday parade, Holiday closings, duct tape, Black Friday sales, the Garrett Players 12 Angry Men performance and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Nov 5th.

Date posted: November 5, 2016, 10:22 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Adopt a Tree, 1000 Books before Kindergarten, memorization, the value of reading, craft programs at the Branch locations, the Maker lab, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 29th.

Date posted: October 29, 2016, 10:25 am

Marilyn and Matthew talk about accents, the Talking Book program, the outreach program, Bedtime Math’s Crazy Eights, the Early Literacy Centers, the Peter Rabbit Garden and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 22nd.

Date posted: October 22, 2016, 10:25 am

Marilyn and Matthew talk about the Talking Books program for the visually impaired, iPods, National Forgiveness Day, DVD’s, VHS’s and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct. 15th

Date posted: October 15, 2016, 10:00 am

Marilyn and April talk about puppet shows, new dictionary words, Fair Week roundup, demolition derbys, Bedtime Math’s Club, Sweetest day and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct. 8th

Date posted: October 8, 2016, 10:00 am

Marilyn and April talk about the Fairfield County Fair, the new Peter Rabbit Storybook Garden and the gift basket raffle, The Garret Players Trip to Bountiful, Framed, and Zines.

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 1st.

Date posted: October 1, 2016, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Fairfield County Fair, the Peter Rabbit Story Garden, rabbits, the movie Frozen, winter, weddings. the current art exhibit and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 24th.

Date posted: September 24, 2016, 10:25 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, the Early Literacy center, The Garrett Players Trip to Bountiful, auditions, the Friends of the Library dinner and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 17.

Date posted: September 17, 2016, 10:00 am

Marilyn and April with special guests Donna and Barb from the Garrett Players talk about upcoming performances the Trip to Bountiful and Twelve Angry Men and more about the Garrett Players!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 10

Date posted: September 10, 2016, 10:00 am

Marilyn and April talk about Library Card month, Kid’s cards, the Lancaster Art Guild, the Fairfield County Fair, Windows 10 and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 3rd.

Date posted: September 3, 2016, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about Tiara Tuesdays, the Garrett Players, the Art Guild display, the Library Fair booth, Celebrate Teen Read Week, Veronica Roth, Chix with Stix and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 27th.

Date posted: August 27, 2016, 10:24 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about International Bat Night, new elementary schools, the Sweet Corn Festival and Parade, Lee Greenwood, Lone Star, Labor Day closings, Kid’s cards, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 20th.

Date posted: August 20, 2016, 10:27 am

Marilyn and Leslie talk about the planets, the end of the Summer Reading Program, the Colossol Book sale, the Sweet Corn Festival, National Library Card month, the Kids Library card and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 13th.

Date posted: August 13, 2016, 10:22 am

Marilyn and Leslie talk about Hamilton, Star Trek, the Hoopla Digital App, Time Magazines top left-handed people, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Aug 6th.

Date posted: August 6, 2016, 10:12 am

Marilyn and Leslie talk about Stump the Librarian, the Lancaster Festival, the Summer Reading Program wrap up, the Peep Art winners, First Day of Kindergarten program, Natalie Hershberger and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 30th.

Date posted: July 30, 2016, 9:27 am

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Star Trek, Jerry Reed, the Third Floor Gallery, the annual Monopoly tournament, getting ready for Kindergarten and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 23.

Date posted: July 27, 2016, 4:27 pm

Marilyn and Samantha talk about Thanksgiving in Florida, the Lancaster Festival, Hamilton, the Colossal Book Sale, Stump the Librarian, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 16th.

Date posted: July 16, 2016, 10:24 am

Marilyn and April talk about baseball, Disco dancing, the Artwalk, Peep Art, Hamilton, Friends of the Library, and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Jul 9th.

Date posted: July 9, 2016, 9:17 am

Marilyn and April talk about the 4th of July parade, Windows 10, the Peep Art contest, the Lancaster Festival, Stump the Librarian, and more!

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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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Computer classes offered by Americorps Guiding Ohio Online program.

Date posted: November 5, 2015, 3:22 pm

For answers to any questions or to schedule a one-on-one class, call 740-653-2745 ext. 294.

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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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