Join us for Story Time at the Fort Recovery Library. Story time sessions are held October - April on Tuesday evenings at 6:15 PM and on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM. Babies through preschoolers are welcome with a parent or guardian. Dates of Story Times can be found on the FR Library Calendar.
An evening book club, Novels at Night, meets on the third Monday of the month at the Library at 7:00 pm. Monday, October 21st, the group will be discussing "The Ghost" by Danielle Steel. Anyone is welcome to join the discussion.
A used book sale will be held at the Library October 14 - October 19, during regular library hours. Books are buy one, get one free, for Members of the Friends of the Library. Saturday, October 19 will be a special sale day: $1.00 per bag of items. The library accepts donations of gently used books, DVDs, Blu-Rays and audiobooks. Items not accepted are VHS tapes, cassette tapes, textbooks, magazines, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and books in poor condition. Thank you for supporting your local library.
The Library's Music Time program for babies and preschool-age children, accompanied by a parent or guardian, will be offered again on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM beginning Wednesday, October 23rd. This 5-week program includes finger plays, music, and movement, for both the child independently and parent/child interaction. Anyone is welcome to attend this free program.
Mandy Martin, a naturalist for the Darke County Parks, will be at the Library on Tuesday, October 29th at 6:00 PM to give a special presentation about Monarch Butterflies. Come listen to this free presentation and learn more about these magnificent, and delicate creatures.
The Book and Lunch Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 AM at the Library. The book discussion Wednesday, November 6th, at 10:30 AM, will be about the book "An Unwanted Guest", by Shari Lapena. Anyone is welcome to participate in the discussion. The group goes to a local restaurant for an optional lunch after. For more information or to request a copy of the discussion books, please contact the Library at 419-375-2869.
The Mercer County Council on Aging (MCCOA) will be available at the Library by appointment Tuesday, November 12th from 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM to discuss Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Comparisons. To schedule an appointment, call the MCCOA at 419-586-1644. You will need your current insurance cards and a listing of your medications for your scheduled meeting.
The Mercer County Council on Aging offers a meal service at the Fort Recovery Public Library to senior citizens in the Southern part of Mercer County. Meals are available the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at the Library at 12:00 PM for a cost of $3.00. Participants are invited to stay and play cards at the Library in the community meeting room at 1:00 pm. Please RSVP for meals at least 24 hours in advance to the Mercer County Council on Aging at 419-586-1644. The Menu will be available by calling the Council office or will be printed in the Daily Standard.