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The Wagnalls Memorial is a storied and valuable arts, cultural, and educational destination in Central Ohio since 1925. The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering culture and education by means of the Wagnalls Memorial Library, Community Theater, and Scholarship Program.

  • Scholarships

    The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation is proud to provide a number of scholarships for our community.

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  • Tales from the Castle

    Read the latest articles from 'Tales from the Castle', the Wagnalls Memorial Library blog.

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  • Read The Latest Newsletter

    Keep up with all the latest Wagnalls news with the monthly newsletter.

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    On May 30, 1925, Mabel Wagnalls Jones dedicated The Wagnalls Memorial Library in honor of her parents, Adam and Anna Willis Wagnalls. Both were natives of Lithopolis, and Adam was a founder of the publishing giant, Funk & Wagnalls.

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Visit The Wagnalls Memorial Library

Today's Hours
10am - 5pm


Patron Services Desk
(614) 837-4765 ext 2
Tech Tutor
(614) 837-4765 ext 112
Children’s Library
(614) 837-4765 ext 118

Upcoming Events

House at Pooh Corner

19 Apr, 2024 @ 07:00 PM – 28 Apr, 2024 @ 09:30 PM

Wagnalls Community Theater presents The House at Pooh Corner!

  • April 19 & 20 at 7 pm and April 21 at 2 pm
  • April 26 & 27 at 7 pm and April 28 at 2 pm

Purchase tickets in the Library or Online!


The Muleskinner Band

17 May, 2024 @ 07:00 PM

Join us for some Bluegrass with Bill Purk and Reed Jones.

All tickets are general seating and $10 each. Buy Tickets

Wagnalls' doors open at 6:30 pm, and the auditorium doors open at 6:45 pm.