Explore Earth News
"To be Human: We believe in a Greater Power and we have the capacity to love and be loved."

~ Denise Stasiak
News List


AARP will assist with taxes beginning February 2, 2017
By Susan Hill
02-02-2017 12:29 PM
Andover Public Library staff members are starting to take appointments for Ohio Residents to have taxes completed by the AARP Volunteers. The Volunteers will be at the Library on Thursdays from February 2 through April 13, 2017. They are unable to take appointments for Pennsylvania residents... Read The Full Article
Pushing The Limits Discussions Part 2: Survival!
By Laura York and Susan Hill
02-01-2017 12:39 PM

Arctic Drift, a

Dirk Pitt thriller by

Clive Cussler.

March 25 is our second Pushing the Limits free book discussion lunch at 11am. The featured book is Clive Cussler's Arctic Drift. Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing,and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries. It is made possible by a grant from the National... Read The Full Article
One Hundred Book Challenge Has Ended!
By Susan Hill, Library Director
01-06-2017 12:20 PM

ICAN Libraries

100 Book Challenge!

The 100 Book Challenge of 2016 has ended and Andover Public Library has NINETEEN patrons who have accomplished the Mission! A couple of readers read over two hundred books and will receive TWO prizes. The winning readers will receive their Totes or T-Shirts at a special party being arranged by the... Read The Full Article
PUSHING THE LIMITS Program Series Begins February 4, 2017
By Laura York and Susan Hill
01-04-2017 02:04 PM

Harsh Mathur,

popular lecturer at

CWRU

Pushing the Limits is an exciting free reading and discussion series at Andover Public Library. Participants will read major books evoking the four themes of Connection, Survival, Nature and Knowledge. The four program series will be held one each month, beginning with the February 4th program (the... Read The Full Article
The Bill of Rights and You
By Laura York
12-27-2016 02:33 PM

Miss Betsy and the

Bill-of-Rights Exhibit

 The Bill of Rights and You Andover Public Library  will host a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The Bill of Rights and You spotlights one... Read The Full Article
Family Movie Matinee "The Secret Life of Pets"
By Betsy Paul
12-15-2016 02:51 PM

What do they do

When you are not home?

Join us at the Library on Thursday, December 22 to view "The Secret Life of Pets"at 2 PM.  Enjoy popcorn and drinks while watching this very entertaining movie for families. Read The Full Article
Happy Christmas Holidays, New Years, and Martin Luther King's Birthday
By Susan Hill, Library Director
12-15-2016 01:01 PM

Santa at the

Andover Public Library!

Andover Public Library wishes our community Joy and Peace throughout the next weeks of Holidays. The Library will be closed the following dates: December 23, 24, 25, 26; 31; January 1 and 2nd (we are closed on Sundays). We will also be closed for the Federal Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day... Read The Full Article
Here Comes Santa Claus!
By Laura York and Betsy Paul
11-23-2016 11:49 AM

Santa Open House

Thursday Dec. 8

6-7 pm

Andover Public Library's Trim the Children's Christmas Tree Party is scheduled for December 1, 2016 from 3:45-5:00 pm for K-4th Grades. To register please call the Library at 440-293-6792. Thursday December 8th from 6-7 pm Santa Claus Open House will hit the Andover Public Library. Santa and Mrs.... Read The Full Article
Ohio Authors Featured in Library Exhibit
By Susan Hill
11-22-2016 12:59 PM

P.J. Wrisley and Betsy

Paul with the Bookfair

Exhibit

Libraries in Ohio annually attend a great autumn event in Wooster called the Buckeye Book Fair. This year a team from Andover Public Library was given a gift of $500 by the Andover Public Library Friends to purchase books by Ohio authors. The 29th Buckeye Book Fair was November 5. Friend of the... Read The Full Article
Library Closed Friday November 18
By Susan Hill, Library Director
11-16-2016 03:04 PM
Andover Public Library will be closed Friday November 18 so that all the staff can participate in a County-wide in-service training day. Staff will be updated on our catalog, programming, patron services, and other new areas of their jobs. We appreciate the patience of our community as we strive to... Read The Full Article
Thank you Veterans November 11
By Susan Hill, Library Director
11-11-2016 09:46 AM
Today is the day we add a special "Thank you" for our Veterans. If you are a Veteran of our armed services, please come to the Circulation Desk for the Daffins candy bar of your choice! Read The Full Article
Andover Quilt Show On November 5
By Laura York
10-17-2016 03:39 PM

"Our House" 2016

Wall Hanging

The Friends of the Andover Public Library are hosting the 25th Annual Andover Quilt Show at the Andover Public Library from 1 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, November 5, 2017.  Golden Needle Awards will be given for the public's favorite quilt and wallhanging.    Fabric shops, The... Read The Full Article
Banned Books Week Contest Winners Anounced!
By Laura York and Susan Hill
09-23-2016 12:16 PM

Did you know these

were banned somewhere??

Andover Public Library celebrated Banned Books Week September 25 - October 1. It is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.  It highlights the value of free and open access to information.  Banned Books Week brings together the book community; librarians, booksellers, publishers,... Read The Full Article
Ayurveda: Ancient Medicinal Science - -FREE Sept. 23 from 4-5:30 PM
By Laura York and Susan Hill
09-22-2016 11:25 AM
Sarah Dunfee, who has apprenticed in the Ayurvedic College for wellbeing in Puerto Rico, will present a Program titled: Introduction to Ayurveda: The Science of Life and Natural Prevention and Healing of Disease free Friday September 23rd from 4-5:30 pm. Ayurveda is an ancient medicinal science... Read The Full Article
Fall Home Garden Herb Series
By Dawn Bechtel and Laura York
09-08-2016 12:26 PM
Dawn Bechtel of Dawn's Herbs is presenting a Fall Home Garden Herb Series at the Andover Public Library. "I Grew Them, Now What?" will be presented at the Library on Tuesday, September 20 from 4 to 5 PM. Dawn will present hints on harvesting and the many different ways to preserve your home-grown... Read The Full Article
Tai Chi Classes Start October 5
By Laura York
09-06-2016 10:46 AM
Tai Chi/Chi-gong classes will be held at the Andover Public Library beginning Thursday, October 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.  The session will run for five weeks, every Thursday, under the instruction of Delbert Piper, Sr. and the cost is $35 due at the beginning of the session. Payments... Read The Full Article
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare on June 6th
By Laura York
08-24-2016 05:03 PM
Everthing You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare will be held at the Andover Public Library on Tuesday, June 6 at 5PM.  The class will offer people approaching retirement or going on Medicare for the first time a chance to gain basic understanding of how Medicare works. ... Read The Full Article
To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine is September 12
By Susan Hill
08-22-2016 02:04 PM

Ian Ruskin as

Thomas Paine

September 12 (Monday) will be a film about the life of Thomas Paine, acted by Ian Ruskin and to be shown later in fall on PBS. Come to the Library for the 6pm film showing and enjoy some tasty 18th Century refreshments while enjoying a truly fascinating life story. We will have a drawing for a copy... Read The Full Article
Library Closed August 19 (Friday)
By Susan Hill, Library Director
08-15-2016 01:17 PM
The Library will be closed Friday August 19th to prepare for the BIG Book Sale Saturday August 27. Thousands of books, many like new, will be available for sale August 27th from 10 am to 2 pm. Saturday August 27 also will be the end of the Library Friends' Basket Auction. Auction ends promply at... Read The Full Article
Library Friends Purchase Widescreen for the Circulation Desk
By Susan Hill
08-01-2016 01:48 PM

Dawn Bechtel and

Nancy Logan

with new Program

Screen

Andover Public Library Friends have purchased a special gift for the Library in the form of a new flatscreen on which to publicize upcoming events. The Program Screen will be located right at the Circulation Desk. We thank our Friends for the wonderful gift which will show our Programs and... Read The Full Article
Safety Town Readies Children for Kindergarten
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
07-27-2016 02:49 PM

Safety Town Children,

Teachers and Emergency

Personnel pose Wedneday

with the ambulance

Children's Librarian Miss Betsy Paul is working hard this week (July 25-29) to be sure children getting ready for Kindergarten learn important safety information: Children learn not to be afraid of Policemen, Firemen, Emergency Techs and their equipment and uniforms, which can be terrifying during... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library will Sell House on West Main
By Susan Hill, Library Director
07-27-2016 02:25 PM

Home given to

Andover Public Library

by Dr. Linn Newman

The Board of Trustees of Andover Public Library have voted to sell the home donated by Linn ("Doc") Newman. A special fund bearing his name will be set up for the benefit of the Library. The home is located at 131 West Main Street in Andover. Offers for the former dental office may be directed to... Read The Full Article
Friends of the Library's Annual Book Sale
By Susan Hill & Laura York
07-19-2016 02:06 PM
Andover Public Library's Annual BOOK SALE and the end of the Friends' Basket Auction is Saturday, August 27. The Meeting Room will be full of wonderful books, DVD movies, VHS movies, paperbacks, magazines,hardback books in fiction and non-fiction for your enjoyment starting Saturday August... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library Receives a Major Gift
By Susan Hill, Library Director
07-13-2016 11:15 AM

Doc Newman and Library

Board President Donald

Eyring as the Deed is transferred

Dr. Linn Newman, beloved dentist to our community, has made a donation of his former office to the Library. The house is located across the street at 131 West Main. The Victorian building is a historical landmark and a fine asset to Andover. The Library will sell the building to someone who intends... Read The Full Article
Annual Basket Auction
By Laura York
07-12-2016 10:03 AM

The Baskets are

ready!

It's time for the Friends Annual Basket Auction. The wonderful baskets are on display at the Library. Visitors may write down a bid for each of his or her favorites. The bidding ends on the day of the Annual Used Book Sale on  August 26. The highest bidder will have 10 days from... Read The Full Article
[1]  «  1  2  3  4  5  »  [14]
Copyright 2008 -2017 Andover Public Library
Site and Hosting By