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News List

Annual Used Book Sale on August 22
By Laura York
07-24-2014 12:01 PM
The Friends of Andover Public Library's Annual Used Book Sale begins on Saturday, August 22 at the Andover Public Library from 10am to 2pm. Hundreds of items available during the sale are hardcover books, paper back books, magazines, DVD's, videos and audio books. The sale continues  August 24... Read The Full Article
Library closing for a Day and a Half for Collection Maintenance
By Susan Hill
07-18-2014 02:17 PM
Every year the Library closes briefly in the summer so staff can weed the collection. Discarded books will go into the Big Book Sale August 23. This year many wonderful donations have been received which will make the Book Sale a wonderful shopping experience! The Library will close at 1 pm August... Read The Full Article
Safety Town will be July 21 through July 25!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
07-11-2014 12:44 PM
The Annual Safety Town for children entering Kindergarten is scheduled July 21 through July 25 at the Andover Christian Church from 10:00-Noon each day (except 1pm on Thursday). Children will learn songs, meet police, fire, emts from Community Care, visit the Emergency Room and Helicopter and ride... Read The Full Article
Friends' Basket Auction July 14 through August 23
By Susan Hill
07-07-2014 01:26 PM

Huge Baby

Items Basket

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 22. The highest bidder will have 10 days from notification... Read The Full Article
Library will be closed July 4 and July 5 for the Holiday
By Susan Hill
06-26-2014 03:58 PM
The Independence Day Celebration will cause the Andover Public Library to be closed July 4 (Friday) and July 5th (Saturday). The Library will be open for regular hours Monday July 7. Read The Full Article
Earn Carnival Bucks for PV Primary Fall Carnival!
By Susan Hill
06-18-2014 12:29 PM
Every Day this Summer from June 16 through August 15 there will be Stories in the Children's Story Room from 10:30 to 11:00 am. Parents and all PV Primary children are always welcome to join in. After Story Time children may wash up and come to the FREE Summer Foods and Fun lunch from 11:15-11:45... Read The Full Article
Thursday Talks at the Library 11:45 AM
By Susan Hill
06-16-2014 03:46 PM

Healthy--and FUN!

Kelly A. Kanicki, Ohio State University Extension Service Program Planner, will speak at Summer Foods and Fun, Andover Public Library, Thursday July 10 in the Meeting Room. The talk: "Eat Healthy: Less Fat, Less Sugar!" is aimed at the children who are enjoying Lunch at the Library. The fun talk... Read The Full Article
Spark a Reaction Teen Summer Reading
By Susan Hill
06-11-2014 02:08 PM
Young Adult readers (Middle School) are invited to compete during Summer Food with Fun activities at Andover Public Library June 16 through August 15. The Prize for Spark a Reaction reading is a Kindle Fire HD to be awarded at the Finale at the Middle School in fall. Students may fill in the Teen... Read The Full Article
Fizz! Boom! Read!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
06-09-2014 03:13 PM
Fizz! Boom! Read!   There are still several Summer Reading activities for children to enjoy:   June 25 from 2:00-4:00 PM:  Simple Science Experiments June 26 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM  Fun with Germs and the Five Senses with Jennifer Quellhorst July 1 from 4:00-5:00 PM:... Read The Full Article
Memorial Day Holiday
By Laura York
05-21-2014 05:08 PM
The Andover Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Read The Full Article
Summer Foods and Fun: all Summer at the Library!
By Susan Hill
05-10-2014 11:59 AM
Andover Public Library is partnering with Country Neighbor to provide free healthy lunches to hungry children (up to age 18) from June 16 through August 15 this summer. The Library will provide reading and games before and after the box lunches each day from 10:30 to 1:00 pm. Lunch from 11:15 to... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library Seed Library
By Laura York
04-29-2014 02:42 PM
The Andover Public Library Seed Library's  mission is to collect and distribute samples of heirloom varieties, certified organic and open-pollinated seeds that have not been genetically modified in any way. We welcome seed donations of heirloom, open pollinated or non-hybird varieties. ... Read The Full Article
Junior Picasso Art Show 2015
By Laura York
03-11-2014 10:17 AM

Laura York presents Best

of Show Award to

Kendra Spencer

The 2015 Junior Picasso Student Art Show is being held at the Andover Public Library April 25 through April 30. All students in grades K-12th are eligible to enter and are allowed a maximum of 2 entries in the following categories: paintings, drawings, sculpture, mixed media and photography. All... Read The Full Article
Ashtabula County Master Gardeners Library Blitz in March
By Laura York
03-04-2014 10:24 AM
The Ashtabula County Master Gardeners will present "Thriller, Spiller & Filler", a program on container gardening for flowers at the Andover Public Library on Saturday, March 22 at 10am. They also will have information about seed saving, growing cucumbers and composting. Call the Library to... Read The Full Article
E-Magazines are Here!
By Susan Hill
02-04-2014 01:53 PM
Andover Public Library now has online magazines for the enjoyment of our library patrons! Called ZINIO, electronic magazines may be viewed on laptop or desktop computers and your hand-held device. How do patrons access ZINIO? Here is what you do: Click on THIS LINK which will take you to... Read The Full Article
Spring Story Times are coming!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
01-15-2014 04:14 PM
Andover Public Library Spring Story Times run from March 13 through April 16, 2014. One and Two year olds: Monday Mornings from 11:00-11:30 am Three, Four and Five year olds: Tuesday Nights from 6:00-6:45 PM Three, Four and Five year olds: Wednesday Mornings from 10:30-11:30 am. To Register... Read The Full Article
AARP Volunteers will help Seniors with Taxes Starting February 5, 2015
By Susan Hill
01-06-2014 02:43 PM
Andover Public Library staff members are starting to take appointments for Seniors to have taxes completed by the AARP Volunteers. The Volunteers will be at the Library Thursdays from February 5 through April 9, 2015. To make an appointment for tax help please call the Library: 440-293-6792. Read The Full Article
21st Annual Andover Quilt Show is Sunday November 3, 2013!
By Laura York and Susan Hill
10-31-2013 11:44 AM
Save some time Sunday afternoon to take a peek at the fantastic Andover Quilt Show at the Library. From 1 pm to 4 pm everyone's productions from years' past and this year will be on display. Refreshments will be served and there will be Quilt Shop displays. The donation requested is just $1. The... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library Seeks its First levy November 5, 2013
By Susan Hill
10-28-2013 12:13 PM
Andover Public Library is joining the Ohio Libraries forced to seek a small Levy. The Public Library Fund remains at the 1996 level and we need a small additional amount for our continued operations. Previous Levies seen in the Pymatuning Valley School District area were shared, or were placed on... Read The Full Article
Everything You Need to Get Started with Medicare
By Laura York
10-25-2013 02:41 PM
Everything you need to know to get started with Medicare will be offered on Friday, November 1 from 1 to 3 PM.  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.  Presented by... Read The Full Article
Celebrate a "Day of Kindness" at Andover Public Library and Andover Bank
By Susan Hill
10-15-2013 11:07 AM

Hannah Robison, Ariana Magwood,

Miss Betsy Paul and Sandy John

get ready for a Day of Kindness

at the Library

Andover Public Library, Andover Bank, Country Neighbor, and the Methodist Church Food Pantry have declared October 26th a"Day of Kindness" in Memory of Elaine Eyring, longtime volunteer at Country Neighbor. October 21 through October 26, Andover Bank and Andover Library Staff will raise funds for... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library Participates in LUNCH and LIBRARY Project
By Susan Hill
10-09-2013 12:27 PM
Country Neighbor, Community Action, and all the Independently Cooperating Clevnet libraries in our County have a new Homebound Service for ladies and gentlemen in the Meals-on-Wheels Program. Andover, Harbor Topky, Henderson, Conneaut, Rock Creek, and Kingsville Libraries will supply books and... Read The Full Article
Scarecrow Contest
By Laura York
09-12-2013 02:39 PM

Pymatuning Area Garden Club's

Entry 2012: Reading Jack and

The Beanstalk to the Tiny Scarecrows


The Scarecrow Contest is open to everyone - individuals, families, businesses and organizations.  Scarecrows should be whimsical, humorous, mischievous or lovable, not frightening.  All scarecrows may be set up and displayed in the Andover Library Reading Garden on Saturday, September 27,... Read The Full Article
Friends Used Book Sale and White Elephant Sale on Aug 24
By Laura York
08-19-2013 05:06 PM
The Friends  of the Andover Public Library's Annual Used Book Sale and White Elephant Sale will be held at the Andover Public Library on Saturday, August 24 from 10AM to 2PM. Items available for the sale inculde hard back books, paper backs, magazines, DVDs and audio books. The Friends' Basket... Read The Full Article
Basket Auction is in Full Swing at the Library
By Lillian Miller and Susan Hill
07-29-2013 10:50 AM

A basket of

Teddy Bears!

Come on in to the library to see over 56 baskets avaiilable for bids. Each basket has a theme and is stuffed with values. The final bid will purchase the basket on August 24th when the silent auction ends. That Saturday will also be the Library's BIG BOOK Sale. Read The Full Article
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