Voter Registration

American Flag that is wavingThe 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. 

A Note of Thanks

Two children as astronauts with booksThe 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. 

Closing Early

space - A Universe of Stories ThemeThe 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!

 

Story Time

A rocket blasting off from some booksBabies 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.

 

Story Time

2 cartoon children next to a rocket ship in outer spaceBabies through elementary school students are invited with a guardian or parent to join us for a fun Story Time and craft at the Library at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, July 3rd. This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories".

 

Alien Abduction

planet surrounded by a ring of booksCan you solve the mystery? Everyone's favorite History teacher is missing; Is it an alien abduction? Students (grades 3 and above) are invited to join us for a fun game of detective at the Library on Wednesday, July 3rd at 10:30 AM.

 

Story Time

cartoon Child in a spaceshipBabies through elementary school students are invited with a guardian or parent to join us for a fun Story Time and craft at the Library at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18th. This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories".

 

Medicare 101

Join Dave Painter, from the Ohio Department of Insurance, as he shares an overview of Medicare benefits and options at the Library on Monday, June 17th at 1:00 PM. This program, sponsored by the Mercer County Council on Aging, is a free presentation. For additional information, please call 419-586-1644. 

Story Time and STEM Space Activity

Child playing with blocksBabies 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 Friday, June 14th at 10:30AM. This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.

Students in grades 2 and above are invited to joins us for a fun STEM space activity at the Library on Friday, June 14th at 10:30 AM. This activity will be held the same time as a Story Time for the younger kids. Bring the whole family up for some fun and learning at the Library!

Used Book Sale

stack of old booksA 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.

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