Podcasts & News

Friends of the Library Christmas Tree Silent Auction

Date posted: November 16, 2017, 8:56 am

Read, Learn, Connect Nov. 4th

Date posted: November 4, 2017, 10:30 am

Becky and Samantha talk about cats and diabetes, the Garrett Players, the best gift of all, the Wild Things, monsters, the five year plan, Launchpads, media consumption, millenials and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct. 28th

Date posted: November 2, 2017, 2:32 pm

Becky and Samantha talk about Veteran’s Day, the Holiday Christmas Parade, the actual upcoming HOLIDAYS, the enchanted forest, the library survey, the Early Literacy Center, customer service, Deck the Halls and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 21st.

Date posted: October 21, 2017, 10:30 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Circleville Pumpkin Show, Thanksgiving, fall, the Holiday parade, volunteers, new Launchpads, the dirty thirty bike race supporting Lancaster City Schools, and more!Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 7th.

Date posted: October 14, 2017, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about Marilyn’s retirement party, Becky’s start as Library Director, fair week, Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower, our community survey, Chix with Stix, Gale Courses and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Oct 14th.

Date posted: October 14, 2017, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, daily reading, memorization, Bremen’s early literacy center, the Peter Rabbit Story Garden, the Circleville Pumpkin Show and more! Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 30th.

Date posted: October 12, 2017, 3:30 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about Marilyn’s last show, retirement, and history at the Library, Becky’s start as the new library director, the Civil War and the American Revolution, the Andy Griffith show and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 23rd.

Date posted: October 12, 2017, 3:23 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about Marilyns retirement, baseball, the first female presidential candidate, Garrett Players most recent performance, auditions, the United Way community care day, Library Card Sign Up month, fair tickets and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 16th

Date posted: September 16, 2017, 10:07 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the Glass Menagerie with special guest John Hale, library card sign up month, updating your library card, food for fines, digital library content, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep 9th.

Date posted: September 9, 2017, 10:00 am

Marilyn and Lea talk about the upcoming Garrett Players production with John Hale, 1000 books before Kindergarten, the kids library card, Library Card Signup month, food for fines, fair booth volunteers and more! Download

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Read, Learn, Connect Sep. 2nd

Date posted: September 2, 2017, 10:12 am

Marilyn and Becky talk about the Library board, Labor Day closings, 1000 books before Kindergarten, the Early Literacy Centers at Northwest and Bremen, the Garrett Players, Hamiltunes auditions and more!

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Read, Learn, Connect August 28th.

Date posted: August 28, 2017, 4:12 pm

Marilyn and Becky talk about retirements, new employees, Becky taking over as library director, Marilyn’s goodbye words, the Sweet Corn Festival and parade, donuts, Labor Day closings and more!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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