To our Library Patrons:

 

Dear Library Patrons, 

 

Our staff hopes you are all home and safe during this time. Please take advantage of our online resources and checkout our Facebook page and webpage for updates. We miss you and your family. We are looking forward to when we can open again! When we do, please have pity on us and DO NOT return all your books at one time, there are over 7,000 currently out! We will have to let them set for 3 days before we can check them in. More information will follow on how we will be doing this.  

 

We hope to open on May 4th! Please check our website as we near the date for confirmation. 

 

Thank you!!! 

 

Tami Morehart & our great Staff 

 

 

Please keep your books and other library materials until we reopen.  There will be no fines.  Staff will be checking emails.

 

Online services are still accessible, please click below to access our online resources:

 

 

 

 

If you are trying to access library resources or electronic materials from home and either can’t remember your library card number/PIN or need a library card, please email Emily at emcclay@wagnalls.org.
You must include the following information:
Full Name (First, Middle Initial, Last)
Address (including P.O. Box if applicable, County, and Township if known)
Phone Number(s) – Text yes or no
Email Address
Preferred Notification (home phone, cell phone, email, text – pick one)
Birth date
A four digit PIN number
 
You will be emailed a library card number within 24 hours.

 

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Get your small business or nonprofit organization into shape at our Business Boot Camp. Knowledgeable speakers will guide you through topics including Social Marketing by the numbers, Branding your Digital Presence and more.

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Calling All Artists:

The Wagnalls Memorial located in Lithopolis, Ohio just outside of Columbus is hosting its second annual outdoor summer art festival, “Art at the Wagnalls,” on Friday, August 7, 2020, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday August 8, 2020, 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. This exciting event will feature fine artists and artisans specializing in painting, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, furniture, sculpture, wood, metal, and other mixed media!

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Calling All Artist, Crafters And Holiday Vendors

We are excited to announce our first annual Winterfest 2020 Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, November 28, 2020 and Sunday, November 29, 2020. We would love for you to be part of the magical winter weekend we have planned at The Wagnalls Memorial.

Winter at Wagnalls has never been more magical! In 2020, we’ve got something spectacular planned as the Library becomes transformed into a beautiful winter wonderland with rooms beautifully adorned by a former White House decorator! Over 10 Christmas trees decorated in different themes will be on display and available for purchase. Plus, a holiday craft show, Santa and the Elves, a bake shop, live music, snacks and holiday music.

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“Best library in Ohio! Such history and the library itself is a wonder to behold.” – Rosi V.

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What’s Happening – Community Events

The Wagnalls Memorial Library is proud to offer a series of events created at the request of the community.

Birthday Party (PRIVATE)

Our beautiful Loft, located on the second floor of the library, can be rented for your event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental […]

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Story Time

Story time for ages 3 - 5 is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am in the Children's Library. $5 per session. Registration required. Please register in the Children's Library. Contact the Children's Library for more information 614-837-4765 ext 118.

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Books & Brews

Books and Brews is a new kind of book club.  Socialize, talk about books and enjoy a local brew in a laid-back atmosphere. Hosted by the Wagnalls Memorial Library and held at the Eldridge & Fiske Brewing Company. Meetings will be held the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm. For May we will discuss The […]

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Eldridge & Fiske Brewing Company, 9 E Columbus St
Lithopolis, OH
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Story Time

Story time for ages 3 - 5 is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am in the Children's Library. $5 per session. Registration required. Please register in the Children's Library. Contact the Children's Library for more information 614-837-4765 ext 118.

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Dog Tales

Dog Tales Our well-behaved canine friends are here to read with your kids! Registered therapy dogs offer young readers a fun environment to learn and mater their reading skills. Why read to dogs? They create a relaxed environment for the kids They listen attentively They do not judge, laugh, or criticize They allow your kids […]

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Reading Buddies

We want to encourage your student to be the best reader they can be! 30 minute reading session with a volunteer. Choose a book or bring a book you are reading for school. Grades K - 3 Wednesdays at 6:30pm Questions please call Cathy Burden at 614-592-7386 or email her at cjburden@wowway.com.

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Story Time

Story time for ages 3 - 5 is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am in the Children's Library. $5 per session. Registration required. Please register in the Children's Library. Contact the Children's Library for more information 614-837-4765 ext 118.

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Ball (PRIVATE)

Our beautiful Loft, located on the second floor of the library, can be rented for your event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental […]

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Executive Board Meeting (PRIVATE)

Wagnalls Executive Board Meeting

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Story Time

Story time for ages 3 - 5 is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 10:30am in the Children's Library. $5 per session. Registration required. Please register in the Children's Library. Contact the Children's Library for more information 614-837-4765 ext 118.

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Library Programs & Resources