Soundtrack for stay-at-home projects

Are you looking for a soundtrack for your stay at home projects? Matthew Cooper from our Amelia Branch has compiled a list of albums that you can download at home through our catalog. You’ll find music in this list of all types and times. These are records that you may have missed, but you shouldn’t have from classics to rare gems!

By staffwriter | Audio

Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

Updated from an August 2015 post. August is back to school time for kids and their parents. Kindergarteners are a special group since they’re making that trip for the first time. We’re sharing ideas and resources to help your kids get ready for kindergarten. According to the Ohio Department of Education, “children need to be […]


Bible Story Retellings on Audiobook

Familiar Bible stories explore themes and characters through talented narrators in audiobooks and digital downloads available at the library from Overdrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg is a new rendition of the Christmas story in which a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who are planning to be married, only […]


Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

 Ever wonder what your neighborhood looked 50 years ago?  A hundred years ago?  It’s surprisingly easy to find out. Between 1867 and 2007, the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company created elegant, meticulously drawn maps of around 12,000 towns and cities around the country.  The maps vary in detail but generally depict streets, natural features like rivers […]

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Christmas Music From the Library

Go to a mall the day after Halloween, and you’ll notice that the piped-in music has a subtly changed; the percentage of jingly sounds to others has really shot up, although it’s too soon to hear recognizable Christmas albums. As I write this, in mid-November, one area radio station has started playing Christmas music 24 […]

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