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Take Your Child To The Library

Take Your Child To The Library, February 2, 2019 graphicJoin 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. 



Little Flowers Christmas Tree - Do Small Things With Great LoveThe 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!

Holiday Hours

ConfettiThe 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!


Make Your Mark - Unlock The Box

Paint palette with rainbow colorsCan you help us Unlock the Box? We want to you to share your talent and creativity with the world, but the villain, “The Eraser,” has locked all of the drawing paper up. He believes that without it, you will not be able to “Make Your Mark”!

So you can “Make Your Mark”, will you help us find the drawing paper? Join us at the Library Wednesday, December 26; Friday, December 28; or Saturday, December 29 to “Unlock The Box.” Call the Library to set up a scheduled time for your group of 6 at 419-375-2869.


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!

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!


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