Amelia Library to close early Sept. 29 and be closed Sept. 30

Please be aware the Amelia Library will close at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, and be closed all day Friday, Sept. 30, unless rain delays parking lot repairs. The library is expected to be open Saturday, Oct. 1. New blacktopping will be installed. The parking lot, including the drop boxes, will not be available from 2 p.m. Sept. 29 until 9 a.m. Oct. 1. Books and other library materials can be dropped off at any other library. Click on locations above for library addresses and phone numbers or on My Account to renew the library materials online. A large portion of the parking lot has been deteriorating the last several years. When repairs began in August, unexpected issues were found when the asphalt was removed. There was minimal base material and the soil underneath was saturated with water. These issues had to be fixed before new blacktopping was installed. We appreciate the patience of our patrons.

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Fall Kids’ Books

Check out some of our new fall books for kids. You can see the entire list of new picture books, young readers and tweens, Picture Books Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles by Mara Rockliff. The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the […]

5 Reasons We Should Be Hobbits

 In honor of Hobbit Day on September 22nd, I’ve created a list of five reasons why we should all strive to be more like hobbits. 1.) Hobbits live longer. According to the LOTR Wiki the average lifespan of a male hobbit is 100 years, with the oldest hobbit living to about 133 (Unless you count […]

Author Next Door: Meet the Authors

 Meet six of our local authors who  are part of the panel discussion at our author event, The Author Next Door,  on October 1st at the Union Township Branch Library.  These six authors are only a few of the talented authors who will be attending The Author Next Door:  meet our local authors.  They are multi […]

Read an eBook Day

Celebrate Read an eBook Day by downloading and reading (wait for it…..) an eBook on September 16! Be part of the conversation, use #eBookLove to share what you’re reading or tell us why you love eBooks on Facebook and Twitter.  Not sure what to download? Here are some suggestions to get you started: 5 Awesome […]