Astronomy Afternoon @ the Library

(February 6, 2012) Join us this Saturday, February 11,  for an afternoon of astronomy excitement.  At 2:30, Dr. Judith VanZante from the NASA Glenn Research Center will give a virtual tour of the Icing Research Tunnel, one of the largest icing facilities in the world, and a place most of us will never see in person.  At 3:30 join Joann Ballbach from the Wilderness Center to discover 

Astronomy Extravaganza @ the Library

(January 24, 2012) Join us this Saturday, at 3:30 for an afternoon of astronomy excitement.  Dr. Judith F. VanZante from the NASA Glenn Research Center will talk about exploring the solar system, including the possibility of colonizing other planets, and whether life might be found on a distant moon.  At 4:30 we'll have a tour of the winter night sky using some nifty planetarium software. If the sky is clear, we'll then

Star Gazing Outside with Telescopes--Cancelled

(January 18, 2012) Due to overcast skies and rain, the stargazing session scheduled for this evening has been cancelled.  We are undaunted and will try again later.  Weather permitting, the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will bring their telescopes and their expertise to the library on Monday, January 23 for an outdoor star gazing session.  If the sky is clear, we'll be looking up.  Stop by for guided tour of the winter sky.  Hot chocolate will be served.  If it's cloudy, we'll try again another evening. 

Help Your Neighbors @ Your Library

(December 1, 2011)   The library's Hat and Mitten tree stands proudly in the Youth Services Department waiting for donations of new hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves.  This year the library is also hosting an Angel Tree for the Minerva Salvation Army; tags on the tree show the items requested as gifts for local children.  All donations are turned over to the Salvation Army for distribution here in the Minerva area. 


Thanksgiving Hours at the Library

(November 17, 2011)  The library will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23, and will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.   The library will also be closed on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26 as mandatory days of leave without pay for all library staff.  No library materials are due on any day that the library is closed.  The staff and Trustees of the Minerva Public Library wish you all a happy Thanksgiving.