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Library launches hoopla service

Thousands of FREE movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks are now available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital.  read more »

New Online Job Search And Skills Improvement Tool

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides tools for improving basic workplace and job search skills, in addition to preparing job seekers for advanced occupational training. You can: Master core business skills (reading, writing, math, and public speaking); improve your computer skills; use job search and resume tools; prepare for certification tests; and prepare for the high school equivalency exam.  read more »

Ebooks and Digital Audiobooks for Kids

We now have a catalog of ebooks and downloadable audiobooks just for kids. The Ohio Digital Library for Kids gives you just the kids' titles from the Ohio Digital Library, and you can filter by interest level (K-3, 4-8, etc.), ATOS level, Lexile measure, or reading level.

Webcast on Finding Information about People and Companies

Learn how to find information on companies and people using ReferenceUSA by attending a one-hour webcast. You can view it any Friday at noon through the end of March. Beginners will learn the basics of using ReferenceUSA, and experienced users can pick up some new tips. ReferenceUSA is a national directory allows you to look up a company by name, line of business, size or geography.  read more »

The Incredible Brain

Wednesday, May 7
6:30 to 7:30 pm
The Brain: What does it do? How do we keep it healthy? Amy Renner, Stroke Coordinator and Neuroscience Nurse Practitioner at Akron General Medical Center, shares information about the incredible brain. Presentation will be followed by a Q and A session. Free!

2014 Holidays Posted

We're open every day of the year except for nine days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas. You can always view a list of our closed dates at the bottom of any page on our web site by clicking on "holidays".

Staff Favorite Books of 2013

Curl up with a good book this holiday season. These were some of our favorites this year:

Cross My Heart by James Patterson
My Story by Elizabeth Smart
The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks

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Noon Year's Eve Party for Kids

5-4-3-2-1! Join us for this rockin' child-friendly version of New Year's Eve as we count down to noon.  There will be dancing, refreshments, crafts and plenty of fun for everyone. Dec. 31 at 11:00 a.m. Family program. Registration is not required.

Get Texts about Reserves, Overdues, & More

Would you like to find out as soon as possible if you have reserves to pick up, or if you have items that are overdue or will soon be overdue? Just sign up for our text notices. See the following page for more information: Signing up for text messages

Ohio eBook Collection Merging with SEO to form Ohio Digital Library

The Ohio eBook Project and the SEO Digital Catalog have merged. The new, combined collection is called the Ohio Digital Library. This gives you a single point of access to everything from both collections, and just one ebook account to manage. Here are a few things you should know:  read more »



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