Covid Update:

Due to Fairfield county being in the “red” level of the Ohio Public Health Advisory System, the library building is closed to the public.  Books and other materials can by requested for lobby pick-up during the hours specified below.  Computers and copiers are available by appointment during these hours.  Facial coverings are required. 

Please call 614-837-4765 for an appointment or call at the door during our open hours, listed below. Returns are still accepted.  They are quarantined before check in, but there are no overdue fines.

Monday – Wednesday 10am – 5pm    |    Thursday 10am – 8pm   |     Saturday 10am – 2pm

Not sure what books to request?  Now would be a great time to try a Book Bundle (for children) or a (s)Wag Bag (for teens and adults).

To access the library catalog or your library card account, please see the Resources tab above.  From a mobile device, please click the three blue lines in the upper right hand of your screen.

Newsletter

Artist and Vendor Applications

Come celebrate with us at the second annual “Art at the Wagnalls”:Arts, Brats & Brews, an outdoor art and entertainment event. This spring’s art festival promises to be bigger and better with extended days and more family fun, scheduled for:

Friday, May 21, 2021 and Saturday, May 22, 2021

The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation expects the festival to attract even more vendors and attendees with some exciting additions planned for the family-friendly weekend.

The festival will again feature many local artists who will be exhibiting and selling their paintings, photography, ceramics, jewelry, and other crafts. The Wagnalls Memorial Foundation will award cash prizes for the top three art entries.

More Information

 

Our Sponsors:

Arts Midwest        OAC logo      National Endowments for the arts logo

Welcome to the world of Checkers TV.

Checkers TV is a kids and family-friendly show that features kid’s personality and educational entertainer Checkers the Inventor, and his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors including medical professionals, community leaders, police and fire men and women, and other special guests in highly-produced 30 minute episodes. Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats.

Check out the latest adventures of Checkers The Inventor and Snoozer.   Checkers TV  

To continue our “Trip Around the World” go to our Live Camera to see animals from each continent in their natural habitat.

 


Week One:  North America (Bears and Bald Eagles)

 

Week Two: South America (Sloths, Llamas and More)

 

Week Three: Europe (Puffins, Hedgehogs and Mountain Goats)

 

Week Four: Asia (Pandas, Tigers and Yaks)

 

Week Five: Africa

 

Week Six: Australia

Week Seven: Antarctica

 

 

 

 

“Best library in Ohio! Such history and the library itself is a wonder to behold.” – Rosi V.

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What’s Happening – Community Events

The Wagnalls Memorial Library is proud to offer a series of events created at the request of the community.

Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

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Adult Book Club

**Exact time of meeting TBA closer to meeting date** Join us for a discussion of "Her Last Flight" by Beatriz Williams! Please contact Lissie at mscherer@wagnalls.org to RSVP and receive the Zoom link. Regular print, large print, and audio editions are available for checkout. Give the library a call to reserve a copy. The selection is […]

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Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

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Birthday Party (Private)

Our beautiful Loft, located on the second floor of the library, can be rented for your event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs as well as trash removal. One […]

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Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

Find out more »

Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

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Board of Directors Fundraising Events Committee Meeting

The Wagnalls Board of Directors Fundraising Events Committee will meet the first Saturday of each month to discuss upcoming fundraisers. The community is invited to attend.

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Wagnalls Executive Board Meeting (Private)

Wagnalls monthly Executive Board of Directors meeting.

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Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

Find out more »

Class (Private)

Our spacious Community Building, located beside the library, can be rented for your class or event. Space for up to 120 guests. Prices: $100/hour Discount for Bloom Township residents: $75/hour Policies: Table and chairs available for use. Renters are responsible for set-up and tear-down of tables and chairs. One half of the total rental prices […]

Find out more »

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