The public is invited to an evening at the Fort Recovery Public Library with Jackie Sheridan, a local resident, as she speaks about the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse. Jackie is a member of “A Better Life- Brianna’s Hope,” a participant-driven, faith-based recovery group for anyone battling substance abuse. Join us Tuesday, January 17th at 6:30 PM to be part of the discussion learn more about the support group. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
The Fort Recovery Education Association is sponsoring a reading activity in collaboration with the Library. For every 100 books checked out by FR students from January 13 - February 17, the Education Association will donate a book to the Public Library and to the School Library. The more you read, the more books the libraries earn! Stop by and check out an item today!
Novels at Night will meet Monday, January 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Library to discuss the book "See Me" by Nicholas Sparks. Anyone is welcome to attend the book discussion. For a copy or for more information please stop by the Library.
The public is invited to the Fort Recovery Library for “An Introduction to Yoga” on select Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am beginning January 11, 2017. This basic introduction includes simple seated (chair) poses and standing poses which do not require a mat. For more information, please contact the Library at 419-375-2869. For a full schedule, visit the Library’s website at www.fortrecoverylibrary.org.
A children’s program, “Music Time,” for toddlers and preschoolers, is returning soon to the Fort Recovery Public Library. “Music Time” sessions will be held at the Library Tuesdays at 10:30 AM beginning Tuesday, January 17th and running through Tuesday, February 21st. Parent participation is encouraged. For more information contact the Library at 419-375-2869.
The Library will be accepting non-perishable food items January 16 - January 28, 2017 in place of fines during the Annual “Food For Fines” event. $1.00 in fines will be waived for every item donated up to a maximum of $5.00. Fees from lost or damaged library materials are not eligible to be waived.
Join us at the Library for Story Time every Friday morning at 10:30 AM AND most Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM. (some Tuesdays may be crafts only). Story Time is open to all young children and their parent or guardian. We look forward to seeing our Story Time room filled! Be sure to check out our online calendar for Story Time dates.
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.