Alison Homan, local Fort Recovery resident, will be sharing her family's foreign adoption stories and experiences at the Fort Recovery Library on Tuesday, January 23rd at 6:00 PM. Join us for a slide presentation and discussion about foreign adoption. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Congratulations to the Southwest Mercer Fire District for receiving the People's Choice Award during the 2017 Fort Festival of Trees at the Fort Recovery Public Library! The "tree", entitled "A Tribute to Steve Franke; featuring his personal collection" received the most votes and claimed the title. Thank you to the Southwester Mercer Fire District, and all the participants of the Fort Festival of Trees for making this another successful display.
The Fort Recovery Library is looking for FR students in 4th-6th grades who have a love for reading and a willingness to work on a team. The Library is ready to register teams for the 2018 Battle of the Books. Students will read a selection of books and be prepared to answer questions in a competition with other local teams. The Battle of the Books will be held Tuesday, March 20th in Fort Recovery. The deadline to register a team is Wednesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. You can sign up at the Library or with your Language Arts teacher at school. For more information call the Library at 419-375-2869.
Does your child like crafts? The Library would like to invite preschool children and a parent or guardian to Craft Time at the Library Monday, January 22nd at 10:30 AM. This free craft time will be sure to be fun for all.
The Fort Recovery Education Association (FREA) is sponsoring a Winter Reading Program. Fort Recovery Local Schools students of all grades are encouraged to check out books at the FR Public Library January 19th - February 19th. Students earn a sweet treat every time they check out books, and for every 100 books checked out during this time period, FREA will donate a book to the school library and to the public library. The more students read, the more books the libraries earn! Thank you FREA for sponsoring this great program.
The Friends of the Library will have their first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday, January 23rd at 7:00 PM. New members are always welcome. Contact the Library for more information at 419-375-2869.
Once again, the FR Library will be offering a Music Time program for preschool aged children accompanied by a parent or guardian. Join us at the Library on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from January 24th through March 14th. No registration is required for this free program.
Join us for Story Time at the Fort Recovery Library. Story time sessions are held on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM. Babies through preschoolers are welcome with a parent or guardian.