Friends of the Library Book Sales

Spring is a great time to purchase books, movies, and more from the Friends of the Library. Stop in and see what treasures you can find. All proceeds support Library programs and services.  

Friends of the Sardinia Library Spring Book Sale
Wednesday, April 8, 2015  2:00-3:00 members only, 3:00-7:00 open to everyone
Thursday, April 9, 2015      9:00-7:00 
Saturday, April 11, 2015     9:00-3:00

Friends of the Fayetteville-Perry Library Spring Book Sale and Plant Exchange
Monday, April 13-April 25, 2015 during regular business hours. 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday  9:00-8:00
Friday and Saturday                   9:00-4:00

Friends of the Mt. Orab Library Spring Book Sale and Silent Auction
Monday, April 13, 2015      10:00-8:00
Tuesday, April 14, 2015     10:00-8:00
Thursday, April 16, 2015    10:00-8:00
Friday, April 17, 2015         10:00-4:00
Saturday, April 18, 2015     10:00-3:00

Friends of the Mary P. Shelton Library Spring Book Sale
Monday, April 13, 2015         9:00-8:00
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   9:00-8:00
Thursday, April 16, 2015      9:00-8:00
Friday, April 17, 2015           9:00-4:00
Saturday, April 18, 2015       9:00-4:00

Stewards of Children Training at the Brown County Public Library

April is child abuse prevention month. The Brown County Public Library and Child Focus are partnering to present Stewards of Children training. Stewards of Children is an evidenced-based training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and respond responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Click on your location to register. 

Fayetteville-Perry Library, Monday, April 6, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm

Sardinia Library, Monday, April 13, 2015 12:30pm-2:30pm

Mt. Orab Library, Monday, April 20, 2015 10:00am-12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm


Book Cover Photography Contest- Sardinia

                    Book Cover Photography Contest                                                     
                             For Teens Ages 12-18

Use an original photograph of yourself or someone else—and make your own  “Book Cover Photo”! Get creative using the book cover as the central subject and develop the rest around it! Photoshop is allowed as long as the original photo is  “intact” like our example to the left.


National Library Week at the Mt. Orab Library

national library week poster Celebrate National Library Week at the Mt. Orab Library
               Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library     
                          April 13 - April 18 

  Lucky Books – Do you feel lucky? If you check out a book or     DVD that has been previously designated as a “lucky book” you   will win a prize!

  Book Trivia – How much do you really know about the    
  most popular books? Complete the Book Trivia  
  Questionnaire for a chance to win a prize.

  Book Swap – Bring your gently used books to the meeting room and swap out with one of the Friends of the Library's                                                                                 books.                                                        


Join readers across the nation and download your free eBook,
Shakespeare Saved My Life now through March 31.

Not sure? Read a sample              Free Discussion Guide

Brown County Writer's Group Poetry Contest

quill in ink container  Are you an avid poetry writer? All residents of Southwest Ohio can submit up to two poems    for the BCWG Poetry Contest. Deadline is 5:00 p.m.. April 2. Winners will be announced at the poetry reading on April 30 at 7:00 p.m.. Submit online: bcplmto@gmail.com, through mail: 613 S. High St. Mt. Orab, OH 45154, or in person at any Brown County Public Library location. Please include your name, phone number, and age on submitted poems.


Lunch and a Movie at the Georgetown Library

Your favorite penguin spy team is back in their own movie. This time the penguins team up with an undercover organization to stop a cephalopod mollusc villian (of the order Octopoda) from destroying the world. This free family (all ages) event includes; lunch, movie, cheese puffs, popcorn, craft, coloring pages and penguin door prizes. Registration not required.

April 11  12:00 pm

Tax Resources

It's tax season. Here are some helpful links to meet your tax preparation needs:

IRS Federal Tax Forms, Schedules, and Publications - Print tax forms or schedule from the IRS website. 
IRS Tax Filing Information - Learn about your filing options, including online filing. 
Ohio Tax Forms - Print any State of Ohio tax form or schedule from the Ohio Department of Taxation Website. 
Ohio Tax Filing Information - Learn about your options for filing state tax in Ohio. 
Tax Filing Assistance from Ohio Benefit Bank - The Ohio Benefit Bank offers a free online tax filing service.


Quilting Group at the Mt. Orab Library

quiltAre you experienced in quilting, interested in learning how to quilt or maybe you know information about quilting you would like to share? Join our quilting group for tips, techniques, fun, and friendships. 

When: The fourth Saturday of the month
Time: 2:00-3:00




Guiding Ohio Online-GOO

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   Check out these FREE Guiding Ohio Online
   classes now available at Brown County Public Library:

  • Computers for Beginners
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet for Beginners
  • Basic Internet Skills
  • How the Internet Works
  • Internet Searching
  • Creating an Email Account
  • Facebook for Beginners
  • Social Networking 101

New BookMyne apps

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