In observance of Independence Day, the library will be closed on Monday, July 5. No library materials are due on days the library is closed.
(July 2, 2010) The library's summer book sale took in $668.80. Thanks to everyone who took time to browse and buy, and to all the generous donors of books and other materials for the sale. The proceeds will be used this year to purchase new library materials for you to check out and enjoy. The library's fall book sale is not scheduled yet, but keep an eye on this website for more information.
(June 23, 2010) The Ohio Auditor of State's Office has issued its Final Report on the Library's 2008-2009 audit. The audit was good and the Auditor's Office issued no findings against the Library. The Library is audited every two years, and reports covering the years 1998-2009, as well as audits of all sorts of other public agencies, can be found at the Auditor of State's website.
(June 19, 2010) Mrs. Rose, the manager of the Youth Services Department here at the library, is retiring June 30. Please join us in the library's Fireside Reading Room between 4:30 and 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 30, to say goodbye to Mrs. Rose, thank her for years of service to the community, and share your fond memories of class visits, story-times, Summer Reading Club, and family fun at the library.
(June 19, 2010) The Library's summer book sale began on Wednesday, June 16, with many eager browsers carrying off great finds. There are still many books left to peruse, and staff add more to the sale each day. We even have an interesting assortment of LPs and music on cassette this time. Stop in and take a look. Proceeds support the purchase of new library materials for you to check out and enjoy.
(June 13, 2010) This Wednesday, June 16, the library will close at 5:00 pm so that everyone may enjoy the Minerva Homecoming Parade.
(June 7, 2010) Get ready for the library's summer book sale starting Wednesday, June 16 at 10:00 am. The book sale comes early this year because the Minerva Heritage Days celebration has been moved up to combine with the Minerva Homecoming. We have received many interesting donations and will have plenty of books to choose from for all ages and interests. All proceeds are used to support the purchase of new library materials for you to check out and enjoy, and to support library programs for all ages.
(June 7, 2010) Weather permitting, the library's parking lot will be sealed and striped on Monday, June 14. The library will be open its regular hours from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Library patrons may park next door in either the YMCA parking lot or the Minerva Elementary School parking lot.
(May 10, 2010) Thanks to everyone who donated books for the spring library book sale; your generosity provided a wide selection of books and other materials for interested shoppers. And, of course, thank you to everyone who purchased books and other materials at the sale. Your generosity provided $864 for the library to spend this year on new materials for you to check out and enjoy. Be sure to visit the summer book sale begining Wednesday, June 16 during the Minerva Homecoming and Heritage Days celebration. Plan on taking a break from the outdoor
(May 3, 2010) Thanks to all of you who brought in food to help pay down your fines and fees during National LIbrary Week. You benefited from an easy way to make your card usable again, and the local food pantries benefited from the donations. Pictured are library staff with a sampling of the food donated by generous library patrons.