Digital Magazines Now Available

digital magazines on tabletsDigital Magazines are now offered through Overdrive.

You can access the magazines with your
Nook or Nook app. 

Click here to see what magazines are available. 
Click here for directions on how to download free magazines to your device. 

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 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. 

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

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


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.                                                        

Let's Get Artsy at the Sardinia Library

red, green and yellow paint cans with a paint roller

New! The Sardinia Library's Arts and Craft Club for ages 8-12 years.  Meetings will be held the last Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.The first hour of the meeting will be a scheduled craft and the last half hour will be open craft time. Registration is required for the first meeting on April 28. (937) 446-1565

The Mt. Orab Library is Going Green!

Green earth with people walking

Everyday is Earth Day at the Mt. Orab Library!
Join us on Tuesday, April 28 at 6:00p.m. 
and meet Christine Tailer an expert on sustainable living.

Crafts and Snacks will be provided. Let's get together and get down to Earth!




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.


Computer and Internet Training Available

Free Internet and computer training is available at The Brown County Public Library:

  View April Class Schedule

  • Customized individual instruction available by appointment
  • Computers for Beginners
  • ​Basic Computer Skills
  • guidling ohio online logoInternet for Beginners                                                  
  • Basic Internet Skills
  • How the Internet Works
  • Internet Searching
  • Facebook for Beginners
  • Social Networking 101       

Summer Kick-off Carnival at the Mt. Orab Library

carnival tent with the word carnival  

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Children and Families join us at the Mt. Orab Library for 

Games, Food, and Prizes!

Register for the Summer Reading Program:

Every Hero has a Story beginning June 15

County Day of Recognition

On April 7th, County Day of Recognition for National Service, Brown County Commissioners joined The Brown County Public Library in recognizing volunteer Tim Redick for his service in the Guiding Ohio Online program.

Guiding Ohio Online members provide free computer classes and Internet training in Ohio’s rural libraries. Contact any location of The Brown County Public Library to register for classes or individual instruction.  

Photo of Tony Applegate, Barry Woodruff, Daryll Gray, Tim Redick, Ginny Bridges

New BookMyne apps

cell phone with logo of people reading in whiteBookMyne™ makes it quick and easy to access Brown County Public Library on the go. Use BookMyne to search our library catalog, download items, manage your account, and find suggested titles instantly with your iOS or Android devices.

Download the iOS BookMyne app

Download the Android BookMyne app


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