Volume 29 | May 2022
Wagnalls Summer Reading Program

Our Summer Reading Program is quickly approaching! Sign-ups begin May 16th.

Our theme this year is Oceans of Possibilities.

Lockers for Patrons
Teen Volunteers Needed
Preserving Classes Offered at Wagnalls Beginning in June

Wagnalls is hosting a 3 part preserving class brought to you by OSU Extension Fairfield County beginning in June. There is no cost, but registration is required. Please register HERE.
Zoom Workshop for Caregivers: Discovering Dementia

As many people are caring for loved ones with dementia, we would like to make our patrons aware of this upcoming Zoom workshop. For additional information, please call our Tech Tutor Paula at (614) 837-4765 x112 or stop by the library. Click HERE if you would like to register.
Upcoming Mabel Tour
Fairy Garden Accessory Kits

Pick up your Fairy Garden Accessories Starter kit in the Children's Library during the month of May! While supplies last.
For more information about any children's program, email Erin at evaughan@wagnalls.org or call 614-837-4765 ext 118.
Teen Tabletop Gaming Club

Wagnalls is excited to introduce a NEW Teen Tabletop Gaming Club for ages 13-17! The May meeting will be on Saturday, May 14th. Contact Alex Thomas at athomas@wagnalls.org for additional information and to register.

Teen Garden Club

The teen garden club meets the first Saturday of every month! Please call 614-837-4765 to register for monthly classes.

At the May meeting we will learn about planting flowers in a pot. Click HERE for additional information
Adult Garden Education

On May 24th we will be creating a fairy garden with natural materials, and all participants will be taking their creations home!

Click HERE for additional information.

Monthly Book Clubs

Wagnalls offers FOUR different monthly book clubs! Find one that fits your style, and join us! Click on the book club title below to get additional information about each club!

Tuesday, May 10th-6:30 PM:


Wednesday, May 18th-2:00 PM:

Thursday, May 26th-7:00 PM:

Writer's Group

Thursday, May 19th 6:30-7:45pm in the Stevenson Room.

We meet monthly on the third Thursday of every month.

This Writer's Group is for current and future writers, and also for other interested persons.

For more information, contact Bill Sykes at bill.sykes@sbcglobal.net.

This month we will be trying out the new Minecraft app!

If it looks interesting or fun come join us for our next Oculus Club on Saturday, May 7th from 10:30 – noon in the Loft.
If you are interested in improving your computer skills and using technology in daily life contact Paula by email (pmaier@wagnalls.org) or phone (614-837-4765 x112).

Offerings include:

Essential Computer Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Basics
  • Using Email
  • Windows
  • Mac OS
Essential Software Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Google Docs
Using Technology in Daily Life
  • Social Media
  • Information Literacy
  • Supporting K-12 Distance Learning
  • Career Search Skills
  • Your Digital Footprint

Art @ Wagnalls: June 17 &18

Our festival is a juried show ensuring quality artwork in a variety of mediums for sale. Some artists will also be demonstrating their craft. Children's art activities are planned in a special space just for them. Local musicians will entertain throughout the two-day event. And for refreshments, there will be a beer and wine garden and food trucks!

The festival is open Friday, June 17 from 12 pm to 9 pm
and Saturday, June 18 10 am to 9 pm.

We are accepting applications for artists, food truck vendors, and sponsors. Forms are available at wagnalls.org under the Arts tab. Musicians and performing artists interested in participating at Art@Wagnalls, please contact Deb Silvia, dsilvia@wagnalls.org or 614-837-4765 x132.

Memorial Day in Lithopolis
The Wagnalls Memorial Library
150 E. Columbus Street
Lithopolis, Ohio 43136
(614) 837-4765