E-books are popular with M.G.P.L. patrons

Overdrive graphicThe library now has e-books, audiobooks and more available to the patrons of the library. These can be downloaded to most e-readers, cell phones and computers. To visit the website, click on the icon to the left.

Arts Alive @ The Library is on April 26th

Come join us at the
Mount  Gilead Public Library, Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 - 3:00 for
                          ARTS ALIVE @ YOUR LIBRARY

Join us all day for make and take crafts for the kids, demonstrations/information by the Morrow County Quilting Guild, the Morrow County Art League, Whetstone Industries and live music from local musicians.

Pre-register for our two Workshops

(You can pre-register for one or both workshops by calling the library at 419-947-5866 or stopping in during normal business hours.  Pre-registration ends April 23rd.)



(11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Erica Grooms, flower designer and member of the Wayside Garden Club in Mount Gilead, will demonstrate the art of flower arranging.  During her demonstration, Erica will create two arrangements that will be given away to the people who pre-register and are present.



(1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

M.G.P.L. now part of consortium to provide more materials to patrons

Consortium logoMount Gilead Public Library began a new chapter in its 100 + year history as we joined COOL.  COOL stands for Consortium of Ohio Libraries and is currently made up of eleven libraries from around the state.  Most are small libraries seeking an inexpensive way to provide more materials to our patrons.  By searching in Mount Gilead's catalog, a user can find materials from these other libraries as well as our collection, request it and it will be sent to the library for the patron to pick up.  Also with a Mount Gilead library card, our patrons can visit and borrow materials from other consortium libraries:  Cardington-Lincoln Public Library, Selover Public Library at Chesterville, Community Library at Sunbury and Wornstaff Public Library in Ashley.  If you want to take a road trip, Arcanum Public Library, Blanchester Public Library, Germantown Public Library, J.R. Clarke Public Library in Covington, Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby and Worch Memorial Public Library in Versailles will accept your M.G. library card.

The funds to complete this project are paid in part through a grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio for $108,193 from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) to fund the initial installation, configuration, and migration to the new system.

Have you tried a CD-Book?

Each year more Morrow County residents commute to work.  Instead of listening to the radio or music CD's, another option is books on CD.  The Mount Gilead Public Library has titles by many of today's popular authors.  The number of disks range from five to twenty providing hours of listening pleasure as you drive to and from work or are planning on taking a vacation.  All CD books circulate for two weeks and can be renewed for another two weeks if needed.  Check the catalog for available titles.

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