Online Resources for Crafters 

Looking to take up a new hobby, or a new source of crafting inspiration?  Give some of these online sources and databases a try. You might find a new passion!      Discover a Hobby  This website provides information to learn about and get started with over 220 hobbies, across a variety of categories. Entries include… read more >>

Still Rockin’ After All These Years—Digital Rock Releases by Romie

Do you like to listen to rock music? Do you like to stay up to date on the latest releases, but still have your old favorites you keep going back to, again and again? It seems like these days, many rock bands from the past few decades are continuing to release new materials. Some may… read more >>

Build a Fort!

Building a fort from blankets and couch cushions is a part of just about everyone’s childhood. It can be a place to snuggle, read or explore your imagination. Your fort can be a castle and you can be the kings, queens and royal subjects, you could pretend your fort is a treehouse up high in… read more >>

Buckeye Children & Teen Book Awards

Looking for book recommendations? Why not read books nominated by students like you!? The Buckeye Children’s & Teen Book Awards (BCTBA) are the only state awards for books that are nominated by and voted on by students across the state.   Check out and read these 2020 nominees:    For Grades K-2        Back Roads, Country Toads by Devin Scillian   Carl and… read more >>

STEAM Activity Books to Spark Creativity

 STEAM activities are a great way to engage new skills and creative thinking, all while learning something along the way! Here is a list of kid-friendly activity books to get you started, with hundreds of recipes, experiments, and projects. All of these titles available to borrow on Hoopla and can be found in the Juvenile Nonfiction tag.  Amazing (Mostly) Edible Science will let you explore… read more >>

For Magic Tree House Fans

If you love the Magic Tree House series and have read all the books (WOW – good for you!), then you might be looking for something else to read.  Here is a list of books that also feature time travel, other cultures, and solving mysteries.    The Wrong Wrights by Chris Kientz.  This graphic novel adventure finds classmates Dominique,… read more >>

Language Resources for Teens

Hello, everyone!  Did you know that the Library offers some awesome resources for learning a new language?  Well, we do!  And we won’t grade you on it!  All you need is your library card to log in to these sites.   Whether you’re just learning the language or already have a couple years of the learning the language under your belt, there’s… read more >>

Art: Taking Inspiration from Nature

If you’re still spending a lot of your time at home, why not take advantage of the nice weather and learn some new skills by trying out some art inspired by nature? Nothing beats spending time outside, so while you’re out there in the back yard, take a look at the plants and animals around you for ideas. If… read more >>

Movies for Baseball Fans

The 2020 baseball season is like no other.  The library has some great baseball movies to help you through all of its ups and downs.  Grab some peanuts and cracker jack and follow the links for a closer look at the titles below.   42: The Jackie Robinson Story:  depicts the early career of number 42, Jackie Robinson, who was the first black… read more >>

Free Online Resources for Artistic Teens

Hello, artsy teens!  Are you looking to change things up with your art?  Maybe you just want to see what else is out there.  Or perhaps you just need some new inspiration.  No matter what you need or want to do with your art, you’ll be able to accomplish your goal with these free online… read more >>

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