Knit Wits Club @ Main Library

Bring your project and join us on Sunday, October 1 @ 2 pm for the afternoon! The Knit Wits Club is open to all project types — knitting, embroidery, crochet, sewing etc. The club will meet on the first Sunday of each month.

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Friends of the Library Meeting @ Main Library

FriendsLogoJoin us Monday, September 25 at 7 pm for the next Friends of the Library meeting. Meetings are held in the Library Board Room.

New members are welcome, see the Friends of the Library page for more details. Come and see how you can help support the library!

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Financial Workshops @ Main Library

Join us for a series of financial workshops. This series is presented by Chuck Watts, Financial Advisor — Edward Jones.

Wednesday, September 20 @ 6:30 pm — Retirement by Design. Define your retirement goals, determine savings needed, learn how to reach those goals. This workshop is aimed at those 10 years or more from retirement.

Thursday, September 21 @ 1:00 pm — Retirement: Making Your Money Last. Learn how to plan for expected and unexpected expenses with insurance. Learn about considerations and trade-offs when developing a withdrawal strategy.

Thursday, October 5 @ 1:00 pm — Standing Guard: Protect What You’ve Worked For. Examine how to create a foundation and protect against unexpected events that could put your retirement at risk.

Wednesday, October 11 @ 6:30 pm — Five Money Questions for Women. Shares a process women can use to identify financial goals and set a strategy. This workshop is aimed at pre-retiree women.

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Jewelry Making Class @ Main Library

Join us Tuesday, September 19 @ 6:30 pm to make a memory wire bracelet! This event is open to ages 15 and up. Registration is required by calling 937-382-2417 x26

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Featured Database of the Month — Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition (only available for use inside the library) delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. It’s resources cover the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world. This database is available through the Ohio Web Library.

Ancestry Library Edition includes:

  • U.S. collections – hundreds of millions of names from sources such as the federal census; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; and U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records.
  • Military collections – more than 150 million records from the colonial to the Vietnam era, including World War I and II draft cards, POW records, and casualty records.
  • Multimedia collections – millions of files ranging from family and gravestone photos to postcards and newsreels.

See other resources offered by the Ohio Web Library.

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