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Holiday Closings

Holiday Closings The Library will be closed on Thursday, December 31, 2020 and Saturday, January 2, 2021 to celebrate the New Year. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season from our family to yours.


Adult Book Club

Friday, January 15 at 10:30AM

The book for January is “The Widows” by Jess Montgomery. This novel is inspired by a true historic event, in Kinship, Ohio, in 1924. It tells the story of two strong women who take on murder and corruption in their small community, after the death of the town’s widely respected sheriff. Stop in to get your copy today!

All adults are welcome to participate in monthly book discussions. For a morning of lively discussion call 740.924.3561 or email Martha at msturgill@alexandria.lib.oh.us or stop by the library to join Book Club. You need not be available every month to participate. The library is closed on Fridays, so please enter through the meeting room door.


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Winter Toddler and Story Time

Snow Stories

Virtual Story Time Beginning the week of January 18-February 15, 2021

Join Miss Karen online through our YouTube channel as she shares a story with you weekly. Please call 740.924.3561 or email kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to sign up your little reader.

In Person Story Time

Wednesday morning at 10AM Beginning the week of January 27, 2021

Inviting all 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old youngsters to come, explore snow through stories, finger plays, songs, and a take and make craft. Our program begins the week of January 27th with the last meeting the week of February 17th. Story time meets Wednesday at 10AM in the meeting room. Registration is required, and space is limited. Please call 740.924.3561 or email kthompson1@alexandria.lib.oh.us to sign up your little reader.


Teen: Game Night

Tuesday, January 19 from 6-7:45PM

Have a favorite board game? Start the New Year off with some fun, food and your favorite board game. Feel free to bring a snack or favorite game to share. Call 740.924.3561 or email cstrong@alexandria.lib.oh.us to let us know you will be attending. Reservations are required as space is limited.


BFF (K-5)

Thursday, January 21 from 6-7PM

Germs!

GERMS!  Let us talk about germs, bacteria, and viruses.  Plan on a fun hour of games and activities that will help us take care of ourselves and others.

Space is limited for BFF and registration is required by 8:00PM Tuesday, January 19. Please call 740.924.3561 or email jshaw@alexandria.lib.oh.us to register for this month’s BFF.


Check Out Our Digital Resources

Need a resource for working on your car or want to learn a foreign language? Check out the resources available through our website on the digital resources page. We have everything from Lynda.com to Chilton to Transparent Languages and Ancestry. All of these resources plus more can be accessed from home during this time. Need assistance call 740-924-3561 or email cstrong@alexandria.lib.oh.us.


Check out an E-Book

Looking for a great book to read. No need to even leave your house. Use one of two free applications and your library card to check out a book or two. There are books for all ages and the application can be downloaded for free from your app store. Having trouble feel free to call 740-924-3561 or email cstrong@alexandria.lib.oh.us and we will assist you.


Missing your magazines

Just like to flip through the pages and see what is happening? Check out the digital magazine collection that is available right at your fingertips. Titles such as Kiplinger, Family Handyman, and Taste of Home are all available digitally from the comfort of your home. Just click here. It really is that easy.


Friends_LogoBecome a Friend of the Library!

Our Friends are a group of interested patrons who plan programs for the library. They meet in June to plan programs for the year. The group helps with the book sales, Beggar’s Night, and adult-based programming throughout the year. Anyone is welcome to become a volunteer and help with the library activities. For more information, email Carrie at cstrong@alexandria.lib.oh.us, see any staff member, or download the Friends Member Form.