Fort Recovery's own Alex Meiring will visit the Fort Recovery Library on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM to share his experiences investigating paranormal activity.
Take advantage of early release at school and enjoy a holiday activity before the hustle and bustle of the season begins.
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 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.
Come and shop for Christmas at the Library! The Scholastic Book Fair will be open at the Library Monday, November 11th - Sunday, November 17th.
The Friends of the Library will be hosting a Pumpkin Painting evening at the Fort Recovery Public Library on Tuesday, October 8th. There will be three sessions for patrons to choose from, and the cost for the event is $1.00 per child. There is no charge for members of the Friends of the Library. Each session runs for 45 minutes and the beginning times are 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
The public is invited to visit the Fort Recovery Public Library on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, anytime between 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM to meet with members of the Mercer County Board of Elections. Patrons can register to vote, update an address, and view one of the new voting machines to be used in Mercer County. No registration is required. For more information, contact the Fort Recovery Public Library at 419-375-2869.
The Fort Recovery Library would like to thank the following donors and volunteers for their contributions to the 2019 Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories": The Friends of the Library and Psi Iota Xi Sorority (financial sponsors of the program); Kim Niekamp, Laura Heitkamp, Jen Thompson, FR Ambassador Pool & Lifeguards, Tin Cupboard, Mercer County Fair, Cheeseman Transport, FR Police Department, Sutter Bros. Racing, Klingshirn Trucking, Southwest Mercer Fire District, Grand Lake Mariners, The Cooper Brothers Community Pavilion, Walmart, COSI, Muncie Children's Museum, Newport Aquarium, African Safari Wildlife Park, Johnston Farm, Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Garst Museum, Kings Island, and the Victoria Theatre Association. Thank you to the following families that donated time helping us with our events: Niekamp, Wendel, Alig, Laux, Heitkamp, Bruns, Evers, Westgerdes, and Lochtefeld. Without these supporters and volunteers, our programs would not be possible.
The Library will close at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, July 17th to allow our staff time to prepare for the Summer Reading Program Finale at Ambassador Pool Park. Join us at 5:00 PM at the Cooper Brothers Park Pavilion behind Ambassador Pool for our Finale to "A Universe of Stories". Participants and their families are invited to swim at the pool at no charge after 6:00 PM. Thanks to everyone that made our pool party a terrific success!
Babies through elementary school students are invited with a guardian or parent to join us for a fun Story Time and craft at the Library on Saturday, July 13th at 10:30 AM. This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.