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Scheduled Library Closings for November:

  Hillsboro Library will be closed on November 10. 

(All other branches will be open will be open on the 10th.)

  All four of the Highland County District Library locations will be closed on November 11 for Veterans Day.

  All four of the Highland County District Library locations will be closed on November 27 for Thanksgiving.

 

 What's New with Our RESOURCES:

  • You can now link directly to the Children's EBooks in our EBook Catalog at  Ohioebooks.org/kids
  • And you can go directly to the Young Adult EBooks at Ohioebooks.org/teens 
  • Also in our eBook catalog there are several new possibilities in Settings under your account after you have logged in.   

You can change the age range of books that you normally browse.  
  For example you can choose to see only books for Young Adult to General Adult while you are logged in.

If you've been waiting for a book to come in, but are going on a camping trip with no Internet access, you can now suspend that hold for a period of time without entirely losing your place in line.  (You can also use this feature on our regular catalog.)

Learning Express Library on the Ohio Web Library Resource list has been upgraded.  The old version is still available to allow you to finish any tutorials on which you were already working.   What is it? An interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic and licensing tests. You create your own personalized and private account to track your progress.

Note : Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success is a separate product and contains different content, though the interface looks similar to the new LearningExpress Library. What is it? Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare yourself for advanced occupational training. This interactive, self-paced learning approach allows you to learn at your convenience.

 

 Weather Related Closings and Delays  

 

 

LEESBURG LATEST -- November 2014

November 1-25 – Polar Express Reading Program continues.  Kids-- keep reading to earn golden tickets for the gift card drawings.  The last day to check out books to receive a golden ticket is Nov. 25.  Mark your calendars for the Polar Express Experience on Saturday, December 6.  You must be signed up for the program to participate on December 6.  Ask for details at the front desk.  Open to kids age 2 yrs. through the 6th grade.

November 1 thru Saturday, November 21 – Holiday Mail for Heroes. We will be hosting a card-signing station to help spread holiday cheer to service members, veterans and their families in the USA & around the world.  There are several ways you can participate in this event so please stop by and check out the details at our front desk.

Thursday, November 6 – Sparx Teen Reading Group meets from 5:30-7 PM.  All teens grades 7 & up are welcome to attend.  Snacks will be served.

Thursday, November 6, 13 & 20 - Knit Together meets from 5:30-7 PM.    Bring your current project and join us for a time of knitting and conversation.

 

Saturday, November 8 - Veteran’s Day Continental Breakfast from 9-10 AM.  We invite all Leesburg area Veterans and a guest to join us for a continental breakfast during this time so we can thank you for your service to our country.

Tuesday, November 11 – The library will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.  Please use the outdoor book drop to return items.

Thursday, November 20 – RRR meets @ 1:30 PM.

Wednesday, November 26 – The Library will close at 4 PM for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday, November 27 – The Library will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Story Times continue on Thursdays when the library is open.  Wee Ones (6-36 months) @ 10 AM; Tater Tots (3-5 yrs) @ 10:30 AM.  Themes this month include Donut Month, Stone Soup and Being Thankful.

Our website is currently undergoing changes.

To Reach Our E-books and Digital Downloads:

http://seoebook.seo.lib.oh.us/

To Reach Our Events Calendars: http://www.highlandco.org/calendar.html

To Reach the Hayes Obituary Index: http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/

To Reach Our Reference Databases: http://www.oplin.org/databases/

 

To Reach us by phone:

Hillsboro Library - 937-393-3114

Greenfield Public Library 
937-981-3772

Leesburg Public Library  937-780-7295

Lynchburg Public Library  937-364-2511

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