Mechanicsburg Public Library January Activities


60 South Main Street Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 (937) 834-2004 [email protected] https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/

Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday: Closed

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Wednesday January 5, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m .: Quilt Guild All Ages. Bring your sewing machine and work on a project while sharing quilting ideas and tips!

Monday January 10, 2022 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m .: Explorer’s Club 6 years old (kindergarten) – 5th year. The Explorer’s Club meets on the second Monday of each month from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Each month we will explore a different topic. In January, we’ll be exploring Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Wednesdays, January 12, 19 and 26, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m .: Story time for ages 2 to 5. These programs aim to support early learning in groups. Join us for a mix of stories and activities that provide fun opportunities for children to practice skills that prepare them for reading. Light snacks will be served. Donations of nutritional snacks are appreciated.

Thursday January 13, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m .: Lego Club for ages 5 to 12. Imagine it. Built the. Legos and K’nex will be provided. Donations of new Legos or money to purchase additional Legos are welcome.

Monday January 17, 2021 All day: the library is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Tuesday January 25, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m .: Mason Jar snow globe 18 years old and over. Add this winter snow globe to your winter decor.

Thursday January 27, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m .: Mason Jar snow globe 18 years +. Add this winter snow globe to your winter decor.

Friday January 28, 2022 from 11 am-12pm: Book Chatter @ Simple Comforts All Ages. Join us at Simple Comforts to talk about BOOKS! Either what you are reading now or a favorite book!

COVID-19 tests at home! The Mechanicsburg Public Library is delighted to provide free in-home COVID-19 testing via curbside pickup. To use a test kit, you must have access to the internet and either a smartphone / tablet with camera, or a computer / laptop with webcam. Anyone can access a free test during business hours. Customers can request more than one test (limit of four tests per family). With support from the Ohio Department of Health and partnering with Abbott and eMed to bring fast, reliable testing to the home. Visit our website https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/ or call 937-834-2004 for more information!

stack of beans! Register now! Download the Beanstack Tracker app or visit www.mechanicsburgohlibrary.beanstack.com. Complete your goal!

Click & Collect service at the curb! A service available through the SEO Libraries application. Curb Click & Collect is an easy way to collect pending items via a curbside service. Look for the Click & Collect button in the Holds section of your app. You can start the process for qualifying items and let us know when you get to the library throughout the app – no phone calls required! Visit our website https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/ or call 937-834-2004 for more information!

Mechanicsburg High School Digitized Directories The Mechanicsburg Public Library is pleased to announce that certain Mechanicsburg High School directories have been digitized and are now available anywhere on a website, in the library on DVDs and USB drives, and at view on DVD and USB keys. Visit https://mechanicsburglibrary.wixsite.com/yearbooks to view and search selected directories from 1954 to 1987. Portions from 1990-2021 are coming soon!

Friends of the library. Everyone is welcome to join the Friends of the Library at one of our meetings held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the boardroom. For more information, visit our website or call (937) 834-2004.

Help with homework! All ages! Mechanicsburg Public Library will be offering HOMEWORK HELP for all ages! This service is free ! Visit our website https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/ or call 937-834-2004 for more information!

Hoopla Digital Hoopla Digital is a now available service that includes instant access to over 500,000 eBooks, audiobooks, comics, video streaming (movies and TV shows) and music streaming. Mechanicsburg customers can borrow 10 items per month. Download the Hoopla Digital app for iOS, Android or Kindle Fire or visit the Hoopla website to create an account with your library card and get started! If you don’t have a library card, you can get a digital card online. Hoopla is also compatible with Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku. Please call or drop by the library if you have any questions about Hoopla.

Hotspots Mechanicsburg Public Library is pleased to announce its Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Loan Program which will help make information more accessible to community members. The Mobile Hotspot Lending Collection provides patrons with improved Internet access outside of the library and reinforces the library’s mission to support the informational, educational, economic, cultural and recreational development of Mechanicsburg. Hotspots can be viewed for two weeks (14 days) by customers 18 years of age and older. To request a Hotspot, please call or drop by the library.

Northstar Digital Literacy Training Northstar Digital Literacy Training is now available at the Mechanicsburg Public Library! Training options include basic computer skills, Internet basics, use of email, Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Docs, social media, fluency in information, K-12 distance learning support, career search skills and your digital Footprint. Visit https://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/launch-from/13401-KZZ2-mechanicsburg-public-library-oh0140 to create an account. Take an assessment to see which digital skills you can improve. Call the library at 937-834-2004 to register for a supervised assessment and get a certificate that you can show to potential employers.

Stay tuned, the library will also be offering small group training this year.

Wireless printing! We are happy to announce that we have installed Princh, a wireless document! Visit our website https://www.mechanicsburg.lib.oh.us/ or call 937-834-2004 for more information!

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