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Get Cozy with the Family Winter Reading Program

Family Winter Reading Program

Get Cozy with the Library’s 2019 Family Winter Reading Program! Kicking off on Monday, January 7th, all ages and families are welcome to participate.

Get rewarded for reading and spending time together as a family this winter. Pop into one of our six libraries any time to pick up a family playing sheet and start playing! Each playing card has challenges listed in a table of squares. Family members work together to accomplish challenges and initial each box they complete. Finish any 18 of the 30 squares in any order and bring your sheet back into the library to enter for a chance to win BIG PRIZES, including winner’s choice of a $300 gift card to either Kalahari Waterpark or Great Wolf Lodge, a Family Membership to winner’s choice of either the Toledo Zoo or Columbus Zoo, and more!

Hoopla - NEW Digital Borrowing Service

Auglaize County Libraries are proud to announce the addition of Hoopla to our services available through the library. We hope you enjoy this AMAZING service!

Hoopla is a leading provider of entertainment media products and services: eBooks, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks and shelf-ready solutions. Hoopla digital builds on that passion of public libraries by providing an enormous selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics to their patrons. They've pioneered a unique model that allows patrons to borrow content immediately, removing artificial availability constraints and maximizing the power of digital content and Internet distribution. Technologically, they focus on the latest browser, phone, tablet, and TV products to deliver the best possible experience to our user – our passion – the public library patron.

IN A NUTSHELL: Hoopla is a NEW service available for you to borrow digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, ebooks and comics with your library card.

THE BEST PART: There are NO holds! All items are ALWAYS available!

DETAILS: Borrow up to 4 items per month.

MUST HAVE: To use Hoopla you must have your library card and pin number. If you don't have those, visit your library today to get them and get set up. IT'S FREE!

HOW TO SIGN UP: It's SIMPLE! Here's how - https://www.auglaizelibraries.org/content/hoopla-digital-borrowing-service-0

THE WEBSITE: www.hoopladigital.com

THE APP: is availble on - itunes store      google play store      amazon play store     chromecast       apple tv      android tv       fire tv     roku

FAQ - The Ohio Digital Library (Libby/Overdrive) is another avenue to access our ebooks and audiobooks.https://www.auglaizelibraries.org/content/ohio-digital-library


ABCmouse.com Now FREE at the Libraries

ABCmouse.comABCmouse.com, the award-winning online curriculum used by milions of children, is now being offered for free at each of our libraries. Winner of numerous awards form national education, parent, and media organizations, ABCmouse.com offers kid-friendly, interactive learning activities for preschool, pre-K, Kindergarten, and beyond, covering reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, music, and more. Parents and kids alike love using ABCmouse.com as a supplement to their education in an environment that feels fresh and fun. 

CHECK OUT our Kitchen Collection!

Have you ever needed a certain type of baking pan, but didn't want to buy it to use just once?

Would you like to make a specially-shaped or themed cake for an upcoming event?

Let the library's Kitchen Collection help!

The Auglaize County Libraries are proud to offer more than 100 different baking pans, cake toppers, utensils, and more for patrons to check out and use for up to 14 days. Funded by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library and a grant from Midwest Electric, and boosted by a donation of pans from Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna, Ohio, the Kitchen Collection makes available those special and unusual pans you might need to add an extra layer of festivity to your party.







Leonardo Music Show

We're kicking off Summer Reading this year with Leonardo the Music Man! 

Chicago musician Leonardo will be bringing his high-energy, family friendly music show to each of our libraries during the first week of Summer Reading. His shows are always packed with audience participation and lots of laughter! Join us at one (or all!) of these great shows:

Tuesday, May 29 @ 10:30am at the Rotary Gazebo in Wapakoneta (behind the Wapak WaterPark) 

Tuesday, May 29 @ 1pm at the New Bremen Public Library 

Wednesday, May 30 @ 10:30am at the Cridersville Public Library

Wednesday, May 30 @ 6:30pm at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster

Thursday, May 31 @ 10:30am at the New Knoxville Public Library

Thursday, May 31 @ 1pm at White Memorial Public Library in Waynesfield

December 13th Library Silent Auction

The Central Library in Wapakoneta will be having a Silent Auction on Wednesday, December 13th from 10:00am - 7:00pm in preparation of the upcoming renovations. A wide assortment of furniture, shelving, and library items are available for purchase. Stop in during the sale to place a bid on the items you wish to buy. All winning bidders will be notified on Thursday, December 14th and pick up times will be arranged. 

2017-18 Central Library Renovation Project – Building Our Future…Honoring Our Past

Central Library Renovation mailer2017-18 Central Library Renovation Project – Building Our Future…Honoring Our Past

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming renovation of our Central Library in Wapakoneta. This is a project that has been in development for many years. Take time to read about the needs that will be fulfilled by completing this renovation and the plan that will make it happen. We are asking for community support to help fund these changes. Please see the links at the bottom of the page to view the architectural image and the donation form. Thank you for supporting our local library! 



Addendum No. 3 (Rebid) Revised 11-16-17

Rebid: December 5, 2017 at 12 Noon
Project Name: Auglaize County Central Library Renovation
Project Number: 217048.00

Fanning/Howey Associates, Inc.
540 East Market Street
Celina, Ohio 45822
Phone No.: 419/586-7771