(March 28, 2012) The Alan Lomax archive of field recordings of traditional music are now available for online for free. Take a listen. On March 23, 1903, the Wright Brothers filed the patent for their flying machine; watch an interesting 1970 documentary about the historic aircraft and its inventors. Interested in seeing Ohio first? Plan a weekend jaunt using the Remarkable Ohio directory of all the historical markers in our state.
(March 13, 2012) The library's spring book sale begins March 31, and the library is now accepting donations of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and audiobooks. If you have a large number of items to donate, please give us a call first so we can make room. Proceeds from the book sale support library programs and the purchase of new materials this year for you to check out and enjoy.
(March 12, 2012) March is a great month for stargazing so stop by the library on Tuesday, March 20 for a couple of interesting and entertaining programs. At 7:00 pm, Joann Ballbach, from the Wilderness Center in Wilmot will talk about “Things You Know about Astronomy that just Aren’t So.” Children and adults will enjoy this fascinating and fun look at common astronomy “myth-conceptions” Weather permitting, the friendly folks from the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will set up their big telescopes so we can all enjoy a great view of the five planets visible in the evening sky this month. The viewing starts around 8:00 pm and everyone will have a good chance to take a look.
(March 12, 2012) Celebrate the Girl Scouts Centennial this week, and visit the Vintage Girl Scout Online Museum. This year is the bicentennial of Charles Dickens' birth, and the earliest surviving film adaptation of his work has just been found at the British Film Institute; watch it today. The warmer weather has us looking toward spring. Brush up on your weather safety knowledge with the Tornado Preparedness Guide from the National Weather Service.