Learn how to track your Finnish ancestors, read and discuss some post-apocalyptic books, visit us for our (not so) Mini Geek Fest, check out the Teen Coding Club, and more. If you’re craving some spooky fun come October, come check out our decorations, events like Family Pumpkin Carving and our Halloween Parties, or just check out some scary movies or books! Halloween not your thing? Come to our Human Library event at Ashtabula and find out more about populations that are often stereotyped and marginalized by talking to a human book! Learn more about your community and your world this fall at ACDL.
Build a Better World through our Summer Reading Club programs. Learn about checking out passes at the library for the Ashtabula Arts Center‘s Straw Hat Theatre and for the OH WOW! museum in Youngstown. Blast off with NASA @ Your Library. Try your hand at Spencerian script. Find ways to get involved in your community at the Cause Fair. Volunteer at the library, learn about substance abuse prevention, or attend one of our Spanish-language programs. And lots more!
- May 2017 Newsletter (PDF)
ACDL goes “Fine Free”! Read up on the “Native Voices” touring exhibit coming to Ashtabula in 2018. Sing your heart out with a kids’ karaoke program, or enjoy a Galactic Movie Marathon during our month-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars® movie that started it all. Find out about our Drone Pilot Academy, Walk Aerobics for seniors, or learn some “Interesting Facts about Ashtabula County” — and that’s only a small sample of all that’s happening in May.
Learn about our new director, Penny Neubauer and the bright future she sees for ACDL. Celebrate Read Across America Week, National Library Week, and National Poetry Month with library events and programs. Participate in the Friends of the Library book sale, teen Library Advisory Board, storytimes, or the video game tournament. And find out about programs on rare books, buying & selling online, reproductive health, joining the DAR and SAR, and Tai Chi, among many others.
Find out about our February Winter Beach Party event — an all-day event in both buildings! Also, how ACDL reached out to local families for the holidays, a new art exhibit, and programs for all ages, from storytimes through our teen coding clubs to volunteer tax filing assistance from the AARP.