Lima's main library will reopen this morning at 9:00 am and be back on its regular schedule. Some areas of the library are still in the process of drying out and/or being restocked, and might not be accessible to the public. Please see a librarian if you need assistance. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continue to clean up from yesterday's burst water line.
The main library will be closed today due to a burst water line. Book drops will be open for returns, but late fines will be waived today.
Open enrollment for the Healthcare Market place is now available for 2017. Is it your first time enrolling? Would you like to be able to navigate the Healthcare Marketplace website? Join on Saturday, November 19th at 3pm when our Guiding Ohio Online guide will answer your questions and give you a tour of Healthcare.gov. Reserve your place for this special information session by calling 419-228-5113 ext. 128, or by visiting the Ask Here desk.
Mark your calendars for KidStuff! Here's the list for the upcoming season:
October 29, 2016 @ 10AM in the Memorial Book Room (main floor): Crayola Blues with Crafton Beck
November 19, 2016 @ 10AM in the Memorial Book Room (main floor): Does Anyone Know What Time it is? with Erin Grim
January 21, 2017 @ 10AM in the Memorial Book Room (main floor): String Thing with Crafton Beck
March 11, 2017 @ 10AM in the Auditorium (basement): Lions, Tigers & Bears and other Animal Friends with Erin Grim
For library users who like to plan their trips to the library, please note that our Spencerville Branch will be closed the week of November 14 for new carpet installation. But all other LPL locations will be open, so feel free to visit!
Bath/UNOH grad Brian Williams will sell signed copies of his book, Safe Thus Far: My Testimony, at the main library on Saturday, October 8, from 11 AM - 1 PM. He'll be at a table on the main floor.
You're invited to attend our Rockin' Pirate Magic Show, featuring entertainer Erica Carlson and her hedgehog Sdedgewick, on Thursday, September 15, in the library auditorium. This free show is the kickoff event for our new 1000 Books Before Kindergarten literacy program for children. All ages are invited.
For more information, stop by or call Lima Public Library's youth services department at 419-228-5113 ext. 121.
We are excited to announce that author, and Lima Lantern Tour Guide, James Willis will be at the library on Saturday, September 17th at 2pm to explore all of Ohio's oddities. Join us on a state-wide road trip to discover weird, spooky, and unexplainable tales from our state. Mr.
Lima Public Library and Guiding Ohio Online is currently looking for a flexible, caring individual committed to community service to hire part-time for an 11 month term of service as an AmeriCorps member to begin service in September.The AmeriCorps member will deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, outreach, and volunteer recruitment for the library.