The library will be closed on the following dates:
Saturday, December 23 and Monday, December 25, 2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018
Members of Lima Symphony Orchestra will present The Wonderful World of Woodwinds on Saturday, November 18, at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Book Room. Bring the kiddos and enjoy beautiful music in the library!
Our Elida branch library, located at 200 W. Main Street, will close on Tuesday, November 21. Library books and other materials will be packed up and moved to the main library in Lima, where they will be stored until the new branch building is renovated and ready for occupancy.
If you have the opportunity, check out the site for our new Elida branch library -- it will be located at 500 E.iracofe Ave., in Elida, directly across from the new Elida Township building.
The library will be closed on Saturday, November 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
Author Michelle Houts will be at the Spencerville Branch Library on November 14, 2017, from 6 - 8 pm.
Houts is the author of the new Lucy's Lab chapter books series, as well as the award-winning The Beef Princess of Practical County, The Practical County Drama Queen, Winterfrost, Kammie on First, and When Grandma Gatewood Took a Hike.
Books will be available for sale and signing.
For more information about this author, visit her website at www.michellehouts.com.
Students of all grade levels are invited to attend Kenneth Malcolm's Chess League at the main library. The league meets on Saturday mornings at 10 AM in Meeting Room 2. Any student interested in learning and playing chess is welcome to join. For more information or to sign-up, email Ken Malcolm at email@example.com, or Judy Chaffins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring the kiddos to KidStuff for a fun-filled program of music and activities!
Our first KidStuff of the season is on Saturday, October 28, at 10 AM in the Memorial Book Room at the main library. The program is called "It's as American as Apple Pie" and will feature a performance by Lima Symphony Orchestra musicians, along with interactive and multi-sensory activities. As always ---it's free!
The 10/24/17 meeting of the Roving Readers Book Club is canceled this month. The meeting was scheduled to take place at Vino Bellissimo, but they are holding a Wine & Whiskers fundraiser tonight, to support homeless animals in Allen County. Our RR group will be back to their regular schedule in November.
During October, the main library is helping local meteorologist Jason Mikell raise money for the American Cancer Society. Donation cans are located at the Check Out desk; any amount is welcome. Donate $5 or more to REAL MEN WEAR PINK and we'll give you a pink drawstring tote bag!