The Library will be closed Monday, May 30th to observe Memorial Day. We will reopen at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 31st.
The 2016 Summer Reading Program will begin Monday, June 6th at the Fort Recovery Public Library. The theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!" and we will be encouraging kids to read as well as be active and eat healthy foods. Don't miss the great events planned at your Library. Schedules are available at the Front Desk.
The Friends of the Library will be hosting a Used Book Sale at the Library Tuesday, May 31st - Saturday, June 4th. Stop in and check out our great selection of used books, DVDs, audiobooks and other miscellaneous items. Books and videos are buy one, get one free for members of the Friends of the Library. Saturday, Juen 4th, will be a special bag day sale. An entire bag of items will cost $1.00.
The Library's Microfilm collection of past Fort Recovery Journals, Fort Recovery Records, Fort Recovery Tribunes, and Mercer County Observers are now available to be accessed online. The collection ranges from 1893 - 1973. The collection is scattered and does not include every issue. Please feel free to browse the collection at fortrecovery.advantage-preservation.com. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for the generous donation to make this project possible.
New Members of the Friends of the Library are always welcome.
If you wish to become a member of the Friends of the Library or renew your membership, please print and complete the membership form available below. Membership forms can also be picked up at the library.
Friends of the Library Membership Form (Google doc)
Membership forms and fees can be returned to the library in person or be mailed to:
* Fort Recovery Public Library
PO Box 309
Fort Recovery, OH 45846
* Members receive special privileges at the book sales, kids' craft days, notifications of special events and more.
* Thank you for your support!
The Friends of the Library is once again sponsoring a "Back To School Supply Sale" for Fort Recovery Students who are entering grades Kindergarten through 5th Grades. Order forms have been sent home with school-age students, and extra forms are available at the Library. Forms are due June 10, 2016, and parents will be notified at the beginning of August to pick up completed orders. Thanks for your support of our Fundraiser! Please contact the Library for more information.
Do you have an electronic device such as an eReader, tablet, or mobile phone? Did you know free digital books, audiobooks, magazines, and more are available through the library? Patrons can access ebooks, audio books, music, magazines and videos through the library's catalog. To access these materials, select the "iDownloads" graphic on the right side of the page in the catalog. Need Help? Stop by the library or give us a call. We are more than happy to help you with this process.