Readers age 17 and under who successfully complete the Summer Reading Challenge are invited to the End-of-Summer Reading Pool Party at the Pike County Swim Club in Waverly, with swimming, pizza and drinks, and trophies for younger readers!
UPDATED: Thanks to the Pike County Swim Club, successful readers and their families get in FREE!
Friday, August 14, 6 to 8 p.m.
The Velma Engle Memorial "Read for the Gold" 5K Run and 3K Walk will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 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 8, or $15 after August 8. Participants will receive a t-shirt commemorating the event.
What is 3-D printing? How does a 3-D printer work? Can you really print a spatula from the comfort of your own home?
Find out the answers to these questions and more at our 3-D printer demonstration Tuesday, June 30, at 6 p.m. at the Waverly library.
Jay Burton, director of the Southeast Regional Library System, will give a presentation on the emerging technology, and you can see a real live 3-D printer in action.
As a part of the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library Summer Reading Program, Batman (John Buckland AKA "The Gotham Night," Heroes 4 Higher) will visit all four branches of the library!
Come meet Batman, check out the Batmobile, and learn how to be your own hero!
This free event is sponsored by the Southern Ohio Medical Center.
Please click "Read more" and download the attached document for event details.
June 8 through August 14, 2015, all branches of the library will offer free lunches daily to children and teens age 1 to 18 through the USDA Summer Food Service Program. There is no income requirement for daily meals; all children seeking a healthy lunch will be fed.
Stop by your local branch to sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge and to pick up a calendar for summer programming. Free lunch is available Monday through Friday from 12:15 to 1 p.m. for children ages 1-17.
The Garnet A. Wilson Public Library is proud to launch our new website at www.pikecountylibrary.org!
With this new and updated site, you can find:
- A calendar of library events for children, teens and adults
- Library news
- Information about library services for children, teens and adults
- Library locations and hours
- Direct access to your account and the library catalog
- Direct access to research databases like the Ohio Web Library and Chilton Library Online
- Direct access to eBooks through the Ohio Digital Library
- and much more!
Log on today and see what's happening @ your library!