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Don’t take the chance of missing out on all the activities and programs planned for kids, teens and adults  Stop by the library and pick up a calendar showing our events for every age group.

 

Celebrate!!  September is Library Card Sign-up Month.  One of the most important cards a child or adult can own is a library card.  Make plans to stop in at the Huron County Community Library this month and get a library card or a free replacement card!

 

“Five Million Steps: Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail”!  Come join us at the Huron County Community Library in Willard on September 11 at 6 p.m. as Bob (Buckeye Flash) Grau recounts his 2,181 mile adventure from Georgia to Maine.  During this life-changing journey of 170 days, he hiked the last 380 miles with a broken ankle.  Hear his unusual story and see photos of his 14 state trek.  Bob (Buckeye Flash) Grau’s book will be available for purchase.  This special event is being sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

 

On September 13 visit us at the library and browse through our archival photographs of local train history, and then check out something from our collection of various train books that are located in both the adult and youth departments.  Kids are also invited to come to the Youth Department to pick up some fun train activity sheets and make a train hat.  While you at the library take the opportunity to go on an Informational Library Tour at 11 a.m., 1p.m. or 3p.m.  And finally, for your sweet tooth, stop by The Friends of the Library Bake Sale which will be held at the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Carrie Swoden from the Great Lakes Historical Society will present a program on September 25 at 6 p.m. titled “Edmond Fitzgerald:  What Really Happened?”  The Edmond Fitzgerald had an exciting life during the 18 years she sailed and often carried record breaking loads.  Her loss on November 10, 1975 still puzzles many to this day.  During this evenings presentation we will explore several of the prevailing theories on her sinking.

 

Hope to see you at the Library!!!

 

Escape with us on Tuesday evenings for Family Movie Night.  On September 9 at 5 p.m. share the excitement thru a Marvel Studios Sequel about a super-powered American soldier who faces a mysterious assassin known as the Winter Solder.  On September 16 at 5:30 p.m. our scheduled movie is based on a best-selling book about two extraordinary teens who meet and fall in love at a cancer support group.   On September 23 at 5:30 p.m. the king of all monsters returns in a Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures production.  All 3 movies are PG-13 and require a permission slip for anyone under 13 to attend.  Call the library to get specific movie titles.

 

The After-school Program for the month is on Thursday, September 18 at 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Kids ages 6-12 are invited to take part in “Decoupage Art for Kids”.  Sign-up is required.

 

ARRRRG!  AYYYY,  Matey!  September 19th is International Talk like a Pirate Day.  Come to the Youth Services Department anytime between 3:30-4:30p.m. to make a pirate craft.  Celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day on September 22.  Stop in and check out all the “Elephant and Piggie” activities.

 

Bring your imagination and a friend!  We’ll supply the Legos for “Library Lego Mania” on September 10 at 4:30-5:30p.m.

 

Teens join us on Mondays at 5:00 p.m.  September 8 will be Bookmark creation, September 15 CD Art and September 22 Wii Games.  Bring a friend and have some fun.

 

The Willard Memorial library offers various services and activities that benefit all ages. A few of those include, books and ebooks, help with your e-reader or tablet,  DVDs, computers and WiFi, family movie night, special programs for adults as well as kids, faxing, laminating, copying, Golden Buckeye card applications, voter registrations and absentee ballot applications. Decide to make regular visits to your library one of your New Year Resolutions.

 

A Calendar of Events is Available in the following pdf* file:

 

Willard Calendar

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     The Ohio Digital Library provides access to thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, music titles and videos and can be used on many other mobile devices, audio devices and eReaders.  All you need is your library card, and a personal computer or laptop to get started finding these great materials.  

     Please click here for instructions on getting started with Overdrive.

 

     Huron County Community Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest newsstand.

     Through the library website, patrons of Huron County Community Libraries will have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, easily viewed on most internet-enabled devices.

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Willard Memorial Library
6 West Emerald Street
Willard, Ohio  44890-1417
Voice: 419-933-8564
Fax: 419-933-4783
TTY/TDD: 1-800-750-0750
Director/Librarian: Laura Lee Wilson
Youth Services: Charlotte Cunningham
Technical Services: Margaret White
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