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Still Using Featured Lists?

If you're used to finding lists of on-order and new titles by using Featured Lists in our classic catalog, you might not have seen our new lists, which you can find in the "books & more" section of our web site. Here's a comparison of the two.

(Don't worry, you can still go to the Featured Lists.)

On-Order / Recently-Ordered  read more »

Cleveland Sports History

Tuesday, June 17, 7 p.m.

This illustrated presentation outlines the history of major sports in Cleveland, touching upon some of the area’s most noted sports heroes while also examining the manner in which games became a central part of the region’s economy. With Dr. John Grabowski, Senior VP of Research and Krieger Mueller Historian at Western Reserve Historical Society.

ENJOY HOOPLA

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.

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".

GET TEXT NOTIFICATIONS

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 »

Battle of the Books Win

Congratulations  to the library's Battle of the Books team for their recent win over Stow and Twinsburg.

2012 By the Numbers

The official 2012 stats are in, and it was a record year: More items were checked out than in any previous year. Our Statistical Reports page links you to a graph of annual borrowing 2000-2012, and to our statistical report for 2012, where you can get an overview of our income, expenditures, and service statistics.

 

 

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