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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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Wagnalls Scholarships

The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation awards various scholarships to local graduating seniors and college students who meet specific requirements. We are committed to providing area youth with incentives to pursue higher education and welcome donations from individuals and corporations to support the Wagnalls College Scholarship program.

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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.

Class (PRIVATE)

The Community Building can be the perfect location for your class or business meeting!  Room for up to 120 people.  Projector and screen available upon request. Contact Sarah for more information smayzum@wagnalls.org 614-837-4765 ext 126

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Adult Hatha Yoga

Adult Hatha Yoga Time: 6:30-7:30pm Place: The Wagnalls Memorial Community Building or The Wagnalls Gardens (weather permitting) Explore ways to reduce stress, increase flexibility, build strength and improve balance in a welcoming environment. Each class will include physical poses, breath practice, meditation and time for deep relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary. Bring a mat! Drop-ins are […]

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$10

Friends of the Library

Curious about what the Friends do? Want to help support the library? Come & check out our annual meeting. All are welcome!

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Teen Book Club

Award Winning Books For 2020, each month we will read the winner of a different teen book award.  At book club, we will discuss the book and the award and do an activity related to the book.  All are welcome, even if you haven't finished or even started the book! For February the book award […]

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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 […]

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Reading Buddies

Grades K - 3rd We want to encourage your student to be the best reader they can be!  These are 30 minute reading sessions with a volunteer.  Choose a book or bring a book you are reading for school. We will follow the Bloom Carroll Local Schools calendar.  Anytime Bloom Carroll Local Schools are not […]

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Art Classes

Artist Julian Cennamo will be offering art classes for children aged 9-17 and adults at the Wagnalls Memorial.  Classes will be on Thursdays. Children will be from 5pm - 6pm. Adults will be from 6pm - 7pm. Classes will be $10 a class.  Drop-ins welcome.  Bring a current project for Julian to help with or […]

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$10

Family Story Time

We will be starting a new story time for the whole family.  This will be held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm in the Loft. There is no fee and registration is not required.  Guardians must be present with children for the duration of the program.

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Class (PRIVATE)

The Community Building can be the perfect location for your class or business meeting!  Room for up to 120 people.  Projector and screen available upon request. Contact Sarah for more information smayzum@wagnalls.org 614-837-4765 ext 126

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Acting Class

Acting classes in our theater.  Please contact http://www.motwp.com to register for a class!

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