Kids come and sit down with some of the players from the Grand Lake Mariners on Tuesday, June 4th at 10:30 AM, and enjoy a story time and craft. Everyone is sure to have a "ball"! This program is part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.
Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Children's Book Week with us! 100 children's books at the Library have been chosen as favorites. If your child finds a specially marked book, they can add their name to a birthday candle to put on the library wall. We need 100 candles by the end of the week. Come help us!
Join us at the Library, Tuesday, May 7 at 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm, and create your own summer fairy garden. Presenter, Jenni Smith, will show us how to use small objects and lots of imagination to make a pretend home for fairies. Materials will be provided and all ages are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost for this event is $5.00 per person and registration is required. Money must be paid in advance for this event. Please stop by the Library by April 30th to make your reservation. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Members of the crochet club will be at the Library March 19, March 22, and March 23, to crochet for a cause, to raise money for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Participants will be creating "lapgans" to be donated to area nursing home and assisted living facilities. Visit the team page at https://www.jdrf.org. For more information, contact the Library at 419-375-2869.
Tuesday, February 26th at 6:00 PM, Alison Homan will be at the Library to give a demonstration with her Instant Pot. You can make delicious foods in a fraction of the time that it would take with conventional methods. Join the Friends of the Library as she shares two (2) soup recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less, but taste as if they've been simmering all day.
Are you ready to regain control over your kitchen and make it the oasis you know it could be? Tuesday, March 12th, at 6:00 PM join Olive, from Organized by Olive (professional organizer), at the Library as she shares tips and tricks on how to organize your kitchen. This free program is open to the public and is sponsored by the Fort Recovery Friends of the Library. For more information, contact the Library at 419-375-2869.
The Library will host a Used Book Sale February 4 - February 9. Donations for the book sale are still being accepted. Books for all ages will be for sale as well as DVDs and audio books. Items are buy one, get one free for members of the Friends of the Library. For more information contact the Library at 419-375-2869.
Join us on Saturday, February 2, 2019, to celebrate the 8th annual Take Your Child to the Library Day with free events and activities for children and families. The Library will offer stations for kids and parents to explore literacy and learning at their own pace. Launched in Connecticut in 2012, Take Your Child to the Library Day has blossomed into an international celebration with nearly 1,200 participating libraries from 49 states and 5 countries. The brainchild of retired Waterford children’s librarian Nadine Lipman, the event was developed to spotlight libraries as vital community resources that enrich, educate and entertain – and to encourage families everywhere to take their children to their local libraries.
The People’s Choice Award for the 2018 Fort Festival of Trees goes to “Do Small Things With Great Love”, by the Little Flowers. This tree received the most votes out of our 22 beautifully decorated trees. Congratulations to the Little Flowers group! Thanks to everyone that participated, volunteered, donated, and voted during our 2018 Festival of Trees. Have a safe and Happy New Year!
The Library will be open 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Monday, December 31st. We will be CLOSED Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Year's Day. Normal business hours will resume Wednesday, January 2. Have a safe and Happy New Year's!