Saturday, November 01, 2014

November 2014

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November Story Time

Nov 6     Election Day
Nov 13   Pilgrims & Native Americans
Nov 20  Thanksgiving

Nov 27  Library will be closed for Thanksgiving.  Enjoy Your Turkey!

COMPUTER Help!
Computer and Internet Basics, Facebook, Social Networking and staying safe, Finding and Getting a Job, Using Online Government Services, eBooks and Digital Content. Laptops are available for use or bring your own.
Tuesdays - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1st & 3rd Wednesdays - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursdays -  2:00 - 4:00 pm 
Or by appointment contact Susan Bussard 740-747-2085

Movie Night
Maleficent
Thursday, November 20
5:30 pm


The Bookmark Society will be reading Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman.



A Bible Study meets every Tuesday night from  7:00 -8:00 pm.  Consider joining them.


December Story Time

Dec 4    St. Nicholas' Day
Dec 11  Sugar Plums
Dec 18  North Pole

Dec 25 Library will be closed for Christmas.  Merry Christmas!
Story time will resume January 9, 2015.




Wednesday, October 01, 2014

October 2014

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October Story Time
2      Fall 
9      Apples & Acorns
16    Campfires
23    Bats & Cats
30    Halloween - Wear your costume and bring a treat to share!
We are going to have tons of fun! Hope to see you at story time!


Movie Night

October 16 - 5:00 pm
Popcorn & Drink
*Permission slips needed if under 13


Bookmark Society Book Club 
Book Thief by Markus Zusak
October 23 - 6:30 pm


Tuesday, September 09, 2014

September 2014

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September Story Time

                                   4th      Back To School
                                                   11th    Hats off to Books
                                                   18th    Thank You
                                                   25th    Rabbits


Movie Night
September 18, 2014
5:00-7:16 pm
Captain America - Winter Soldier
Popcorn & Drink
PG13 - If under 13 you will need a permission slip signed

The Bookmark Society is meeting September 25 and they will be discussing The Man in the Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal.



The library will be closing at 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 27, 2014.


Ohioans use public library computers more than 21 million times in a year!



Friday, August 01, 2014

August 2014

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Miss Megan (Story Time) will be taking off the month of August to plan for the coming year.  
See you in September!!  

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

July 2014

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Author Ozzy Davis Book Signing
July 14 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Wornstaff Library
The World of Fuzzwald & Friends

Story Time - Thursdays 10:00 am
July 3 Gak and Stuff
July 10 Sink or Float
July 17 Incredible Edibles
July 21 Closing Program at the Ashley Pool
(raindate July 28)


Teen Movie Night 
July 17   6:00 pm
Ages 11 & up
Popcorn & Drink

Closing Program will happen if only a light rain on the 21st. We will meet at Shelter House behind the pool. The pool will not open if the temperature is under 70 or it is a downpour. 
Rain date for July 21st closing program
is July 28th, rain or shine.
helping us here in Ashley.



The Bookmark Society will be meeting  July 28th.  They are reading The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon .   

Welcome Teri! 
Our new library lady.  She works part time at Selover library in Chesterville and has started



Summer Reading Goal is over 1500 hours!!

The Ohio Library Council recently reported on House Bill 483 with the following recommendations that effect the Public Library Fund. 

The final report includes a total of over $400 million in tax reductions in the following three primary areas:  1) temporary increase in the small business tax deduction from 50% to 75%. This will reduce the PLF an additional $4.8 Million in fiscal year (FY) 15.

2) An acceleration of the personal income tax cuts (from HB 59 enacted last summer). This will reduce the PLF an additional $1.66 Million in FY 15. 3)  An increase in personal income tax exemption amounts. This will reduce the PLF an additional $1.22 
Million in FY 15.

These proposed tax reductions will reduce the PLF by an estimated $7.68 million in FY 15. This means the money we receive from the state will be drastically cut.  The village of Ashley and Oxford township levy that was passed will be coming up for renewal next year and it is vital for us to continue library services to the community.


Friday, May 30, 2014

June 2014

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Story Time 
Starts back up Thursday, June 19th, 10:00 am

June 19 - Under the Magnifying Glass
June 26 - Bubbles of Fun
July 3 - Gak and Stuff
July 10 - Sink or Float
July 17 - Incredible Edibles
July 21 - Closing Program at the Ashley Pool



Fizz Boom READ
Programs Mondays at 11:00 am
Open to children up to age 12

June 16      
Fizz, Boom, READ  Sign-up!

June 23       Get Moving!  Worm Race - Bring your own worm



June 30       Exploring Sound & Touch

July 7           Reading is Explosive

July 14         Flavorful Adventures
 
                         July 21 
    Closing Party @ Ashley Pool
Make up date - July 28
      Meet at  the shelter house behind the pool. 
                     There will be a Science program
and prizes will be given out

Still looking for use of 2 skateboards - June 25
Small wading pool for 1 week at the Pool
Odd ball PVC connectors & short pipe


TEEN NIGHT 
June 25 - 6:00 pm
Teen Mythbusters Night
Food, Experiments & Fun
Ages 13 & up


Movie Night
Lego Movie
5:00 pm
June 19


The Bookmark Society will be meeting  June 26th.  They are reading The Light Between the Oceans by M. L. Stedman .  Why do I always think of ocean/beach books as a summer read? 




We have some new magazine subscriptions that we have started.  Check them out, there might be something you’re interested in.







Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May 2014

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Story Time

May 8 - Mother's Day
May 15 - Camp Our
May 22 - Beach Party

May 29 - June 19   No Storytime

We have been trying to make some improvements to the library building.  There is a lot of necessary maintenance needed for popular public buildings.  And especially those that are 80+ years old. 

We hope that you won’t be too inconvenienced by the disruption.  We sincerely hope that in the end that library will be a better place to serve you.

The Bookmark Society will be meeting  May 22nd.  They are reading Coming Clean by Kimberly Rae Miller (Maybe to stay in the mood for Spring Cleaning?) 



Requested donations for our Summer reading program:
Gently used or inexpensive various sizes paint brushes (not foam)
Bag of sand
Anyone willing to let us borrow a small wading pool for a program this summer?

 Movie Night
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Swiss Family Robinson
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Thursday, May 15
5:00 pm


Library Love Isn't Nerdy
Ohio gets mocked for many things. This includes having a population of nerds because Ohioans make more library visits per capita than any other state.
But libraries are cool, and Ohio's are particularly cool. They're so cool they even have a Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). Branches in the state are some of the highest ranking in the country and they often get national awards and other recognition for their services and innovation.
 Taken from the MOVOTO.com website: 10 Things only People From Ohio Understand


“Free libraries maintained by the people are cradles of democracy, and their spread can never fail to extend and strengthen the democratic idea, the equality of the citizen and the royalty of man. They are emphatically fruits of the true American ideal.”  
-Andrew Carnegie at the 1903 dedication of the Carnegie  Library in Washington, D.C.