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Library Celebrates National Library Week

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Portage County District Library celebrated National Library Week by recognizing the hard work and dedication of its many Friends of the Library and community volunteers. During the week, the community was reminded of what valuable assets they are to Portage County District Library. In addition to the recognition, tables were set up to display Friends of the Library membership applications.
It was “Customer Appreciation Day” on Monday, April 9, and customers were treated to light refreshments. This was a time for Portage County District Library to show its appreciation for customers. As the theme this year was You Belong @ the Library, Portage County District Library demonstrated this sentiment by offering a heartfelt thanks to its customers, Friends of the Library groups, and community volunteers. Although National Library Week comes by only once a year, the Portage County District Library is here for you everyday.
There are a number of valuable programs and services that Portage County District Library provides to you everyday. Have you tried the downloadable eBooks and audiobooks? If you have a Portage County District Library card in good standing, visit http://overdrive.portagelibrary.org to get started today. Are you interested in genealogy or would like to find out more about your family history? Portage County District Library provides AncestryPlus for in-library use, free of charge. Visit www.portagelibrary.org and select “Online Library 24/7.” What about the free programming that is offered at our branch locations? Select “Library Programs” on the Library’s website to check out upcoming programs such as acclaimed novelist Thrity Umrigar at the Aurora Memorial Library on Saturday, April 28 beginning at 1:30 pm. Or contact your branch library to see what’s available in your area. Branch libraries include Aurora Memorial, Garrettsville, Pierce Streetsboro, Randolph, and Windham.