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Join us in making a Valentine’s Day box to take to school for card exchanges!  Materials will be provided.

If you would like to donate materials for the workshop, you may drop them off at the main library in Waverly, any time leading up to the events.  Shoeboxes, cereal boxes, and double-sided tape are appreciated!  Your donations will help to make sure every child in Pike County has the opportunity to make a cool Valentine’s box!

Questions?  Call Erin-Faith or Linsy at (740) 947-4921.

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Budgeting 101: Part One

We are excited to introduce a new series of programming: Life Skills @ the Library. Sometimes simple life skills fall through the cracks with traditional education. We're here to help!

Tammy Jones, OSU Extension, will kick things off for us with a Budgeting 101 program that will help you set a monthly budget and stick to it!

Watch for other Life Skills programs in the future, such as Simple Sewing, Easy Meal Planning, and much more!

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Composting 101

Join Daphne and Darlene from the Pike County Economic Development Office to learn how to make "black gold" (rich, healthy soil) right in your own backyard using kitchen and yard waste.

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Race winners announced

The library held another successful Velma Engle Memorial Read for the Gold 5K Run / 3K Walk Fundraiser Event this past weekend.  The 1st Place Overall award female and male went to Hannah Goodman with a time of 20:57 and Zach Holbert with a time of 16:38. The 2nd Place Overall award female and male went to Lisa Franzen, with a time of 22:31 and Rob Ervin, with a time of 18:46. The 1st Place finisher of the 3K Walk was Lacy Hardy. Tonya Williams was the 2nd Place finisher.

We appreciate the support of community members and organizations in our endeavors to continue promoting literacy within the community. Thanks to our supporters, volunteers and participants, our fundraiser was another tremendous success.

Click "Read more" below to download a PDF with all race times.

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Help us win $25,000 for the new library!

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Voting has opened for our chance to win $25,000 towards our capital campaign to build a new main library facility in Waverly!

We have been chosen as one of the top 200 projects in the United States vying for the grant from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Program.

In order to win the grant, we must finish in the top 40. This is done strictly by voting from the public! Voting closes August 25, and you can vote up to 10 times a day per email address you enter.

Visit www.neighborhoodassist.com/entry/1996115 to vote, and help us build the new library! Please spread the word!

"Read for the Gold" 5K Run/3K Walk

The Velma Engle Memorial "Read for the Gold" 5K Run and 3K Walk will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, August 19, 2017, in Bristol Village.  The race will begin at the Activity Center, located at 625 Fifth St., Waverly, with registration and check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the race beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m.  The registration fee is $10 through August 12, or $15 after August 12.  Participants will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Waverly, Piketon, Eastern and Western libraries, as well as at Bristol Village Activity Center.  You may also register the day of the race, and a registration form is attached below for your convenience.

Everyone is encouraged to participate by entering, or by coming down and cheering on those who will be competing.

The course is flat and shady through beautiful Bristol Village.  Participants will compete on a combination asphalt and concrete course.

The mission of the library is "Educate. Inspire. Enjoy."  All proceeds raised will benefit "The Next Chapter," the capital campaign to build a new main library facility in Waverly.  You can help support the library by registering for the race!

Stop by the library to pick up an entry form, or click "Read more" below and download the form.  For more information about the fundraiser or any library service, call (740) 947-4921.

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