A used book sale will be held at the Library May 28 - June 1 during regular library hours. Books are buy one, get one free, for Members of the Friends of the Library. Saturday, June 1st will be a special sale day: $1.00 per bag of items.
The Library will be closed Monday, May 27th to observe Memorial Day. We will reopen at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 28th.
It's time to RENEW your Friends of the Library membership. 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. The Friends of the Library organization meets quarterly to plan fundraisers to benefit the Library, discuss new program opportunities, and provide financial support for materials and equipment needed at the Library. We are currently looking for new active members. Being involved with the Friends of the Library allows you to meet new community members as well as support the community services available at the library. Will you consider joining today?
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!
"A Universe Of Stories", the 2019 Summer Reading Program, is set to begin at the Library on Monday, June 3rd and will run until July 17th. The Library will be offering a variety of programs for kids throughout the summer. Check out the events on the website calendar and join us for activities that are "Out Of This World!"
Kids come and sit down with some of the players from the Grand Lake Mariners on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30 AM, and enjoy a story time and craft. Everyone is sure to have a "ball"! This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.
Novels at Night - Meets the 3rd Monday of the Month (7:00 PM) August - May
Book & Lunch Club - Meets the 1st Wednesday of the Month (10:30 AM) September - May
The Mercer County Council on Aging will be offers a meal service at the Fort Recovery Public Library to senior citizens in the Southern part of Mercer County. Meals are available the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at the Library at 12:00 PM for a cost of $3.00. Participants are invited to stay and play cards at the Library in the community meeting room at 1:00 pm. Please RSVP for meals at least 24 hours in advance to the Mercer County Council on Aging at 419-586-1644. Meals are prepared by Briarwood and the menu will be available by calling the Council office or will be printed in the Daily Standard.
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? 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.