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Book Signing at the Edgerton Library

Kailee Finds magic IN WordsLocal authors, Allyn Stotz, F. Sharon Swope, and Genilee Swope-Parente will be visiting the Edgerton Library during the Festival of Flags, on Friday, July 25th from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.  Come enjoy a story time and book signing with children’s author Allyn Stotz, who will be reading her newly published book, Kailee Finds Magic IN Words. The picture book is for children ages 3-8, and it tells the story of young Kailee who opens a book and discovers that words can take you on all kinds of adventures if you just believe.   Her mother and sister, F. Sharon Swope and Genilee Swope-Parente respectively, will also be at the library, answering questions and signing copies of their Sam Osborne detective series’ latest book, Wretched Fate. This program is free to the public. Snacks and refreshments will be provided by the library. If you are unable to attend the book signing, Kailee Finds Magic IN Words and Wretched Fate can be found online at www.amazon.com. For more information contact the library at 419-298-3230.

Art Show at the Edon Library

Make a stop in to the Edon Library during Edon Days, July 28th through August 2nd, and check out the art show featuring works by local artists. The show will be held in the meeting room of the library. Browse through all different styles of art and then vote on your favorite piece. There will be categories for adult, youth (ages 10-17), and children. The winners will be awarded a certificate and a prize.  All local artists are invited to submit their work. Submissions need to be at the library by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 25th. Types of art can include, but are not limited to paintings, sculptures, craftwork etc. The art show is sponsored by the Friends of the Edon Library. The Edon Library is located at 105 S. Michigan Street. For more information, contact library manager, Cyndi Jewell at 419-272-2839.

What's All the Hoopla?

hooplaThe library is happy to announce a new service for our library patrons.  Hoopla allows you to stream movies, music, TV shows and audio books to your mobile device or computer.  And all you need is a library card!  Like the Ohio Digital Library titles can be borrowed for free with no overdue fees.  And with Hoopla there are no waiting lists!  All the titles are available all the time.  You can get the Hoopla app on iTunes or at the Google Play store.  Just go to Hoopladigital.com, choose the Williams County Public Library, sign up with your library card and PIN (ask us if you can't remember your PIN) and begin borrowing and creating favorites lists. You can borrow up to 10 titles a month.

Summer Reading 2014

Summer Reading 2014Williams County Public Library invites area children to take part in “Fizz, Boom, Read” for the summer reading programs for 2014.  Testing shows that kids who read for fun in the summer do better and forget less when they go back to school. See what your local library has in store for you this summer.

Get Literary This Summer

Literary elements adult summer readingThis year the Bryan Library will have an Adult Summer Reading Program called “Literary Elements.” The program, which begins in June, is meant to challenge adults and young adults to read science related literature.

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