Fort Festival Of Trees 2018

Christmas TreeThe 14th Annual Fort Festival of Trees is going on now at the Library! Come see the 22 beautifully decorated Christmas Trees and 2 wreaths and vote for your favorite for the People's Choice Award. A big thank you to the individuals, organizations, and businesses that volunteered their time and talents to put together a beautiful display. This free event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Fort Recovery Friends of the Library. 

Unlock The Box - Back To Reality

soup spoon and bowlJoin us for a Thanksgiving puzzle - Unlock the Box,  "Back To Reality". Grandma is getting more and more forgetful and can't find the key to her recipe box where her secret Thanksgiving dressing recipe is. She needs your help. Call the Library at 419-375-2869 to register your team of 6 to come and help Unlock the Box and save Family Thanksgiving!

Fort Festival of Trees - Trees wanted!

Christmas Tree BulbsThe 14th Annual Fort Festival of Trees will be held at the Library December 3 - 29, 2018. The Friends of the Library would like to invite any business, club or organization, or family, to participate by entering a decorated tree or wreath to display. Visitors to the library vote for their favorite tree and the winner receives their name on a plaque at the Library for "The People's Choice" Award. This is a wonderful community tradition and enjoyed by all. Please contact the library to register your tree or wreath or for more information. 

Scholastic Book Fair Online

Shop the Scholastic Book Fair OnlineThe Friends of the Library is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair for families to purchase new books during the Community Christmas Open House on Sunday, November 11 from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. The Book Fair will also be available at the Library from November 12 - November 17 during normal business hours. Books can also be purchased online until November 20. Proceeds from the Book Fair will go toward purchasing new books and materials for the library. Start your Christmas shopping by buying your loved ones something to read!


Christmas Open House & Scholastic Book Fair

Come To Our Book FairVisit the Fort Recovery Public Library during the Annual Community Christmas Open House Sunday, November 11th from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Story Time will be offered in the afternoon in the library and is hosted by the Fort Pioneers 4-H program. The Friends of the Library is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair for families to purchase new books during the Open House and the sale will continue through the week during regular business hours. Proceeds from the Book Fair will go toward purchasing new books and materials for the library. 


Medicare 101

The Mercer County Council on Aging will have a representative at the Library on Tuesday, October 23, from 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM to work individually with patrons to help determine the best Medicare Enrollment and Part D Comparisons. These sessions are designed to help educate the public on health care insurance options for seniors. Please call 419-586-1644 for additional information or questions and to register for your individual consultation. 

Training for Non-Profit Organizations

Minding the Business While Changing the World: Reporting and Fiduciary Responsibilities - 
     The Friends of the Library is hosting an evening of learning for any local non-profit organization on Tuesday, October 30th at 6:00 PM at the Library. This training will include a review of the basic requirements all charitable organizations have, and provide easy-to-follow tips for board members who try to do their jobs responsibly in order to protect the organization and the beneficiaries of the group's efforts.


Used Book Sale

The Fort Recovery Library will host a Used Book Sale, Monday, October 15 - Saturday, October 20. Books, audiobooks, and DVDs will be available for purchase. Items are buy one, get one free for members of the Friends of the Library. 

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