Summer 2020

Library Board of Trustees James Wilson, President Wendy Tyger, Vice President Geraldine Guy, Secretary Stephen Hill, Trustee Stephanie Elick, Trustee Jill McGee, Trustee Nancy Reeves, Trustee Tamra Hess, Library Director The Board of Trustees usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Library Services Follow East Palestine Memorial Public Library on Social Media: 309 N. Market Street East Palestine, Ohio 44413 Telephone: 330-426-3778 Fax: 330-426-4950 Hours: Monday -Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m . December 2018 / January / February 2019 June / July / August 2020 Library Closed Thursday, July 4 Library Reopened Monday, June 8, 2020– Curbside is Available East Palestine Memorial Public Library reopened the library building to the public on Monday, June 8, 2020. For the time-being, library hours will be Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We ask that anyone who is sick or has been sick in the previous 24 hours to not enter the library. We prefer that returning materials continue to be placed in the outside book drop. Masks are preferred but we understand that they are not comfortable for all concerned. Please be aware that the staff will be wearing masks and gloves when waiting on patrons and handling books. Curbside pickup will still be available. Copier and fax service will be provided. However at this time we are not able to provide restrooms, the drinking fountain, the coffee station, or the Community Room for meetings. Four laptop computers are available for one hour per day per patron. Limited seating is available for laptop usage. Reservations are recommended. Please follow signs posted in the library for safety information. “ALibrary is a Lifelong Friend” Color & B/W Copying, Self-Service Copying, Fax & Scanning Service, Lamination, Informational Databases, InterLibrary Loan, Homebound Delivery, and more. East Palestine Library offers Digital Options for our Patrons Follow the library’s Facebook page for virtual programs, and library news updates. Even if you are not on Facebook, you can see the library’s content on Ohio Digital Library / Libby This service makes it possible for you to check out and download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and music anytime, from anywhere in the world using your library barcode number and PIN. Access Ohio Digital Library by downloading Overdrive or Libby app. Hoopla Hoopla allows users instant access to eBooks, movies, music, audiobooks, and more. Download the hoopla app from the app store on your mobile device, or click the hoopla logo to access the site. Choose from a vast video library of engaging, top-quality courses, taught by recognized industry experts. Topics range from brand-new technology, business and creative skills. Stream videos on any device. A complete list of East Palestine Library’s Digital offerings is available on the library’s website at Paper Shredding Event– Saturday, June 20- 10:00 a.m. to Noon On Saturday, June 20 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, East Palestine Memorial Public Library will host a free paper shredding event. Following no-contact procedures, place your items to be shred in your trunk or in the back of your vehicle. Drive-up in the library’s parking lot, open your trunk, and we will retrieve the items and close your trunk. If you wish, you may pull forward and watch your items being shred. Protect-N-Shred of Cortland, Ohio will provide the service. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.