What’s happening at Carnegie Library?


Are you reading e-books yet? Listening to digital audio in your car? The Ohio Digital Library makes it easy! Searching, downloading and listening or reading is a breeze with OverDrive’s new app, “Libby.” Grab your library card and visit www.ohioebooks.org to get started!

Coming up: The dates of our annual Book Sale have changed to coincide with our community’s Scarecrow Festival! Carnegie Public Library and AAUW will host the Scarecrow Book Sale, Thursday, Sept. 14 from 2 p.m. – 6 pm., Friday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday is our Preview Sale with a $1 admission, all items are 50 cents. Friday, there is no charge for admission and all items are 50 cents. Saturday is our $1 a bag Bargain Day, with extended hours! Proceeds from the sale fund local scholarships provided by AAUW, and contribute to the purchase of new materials for the library. The library will accept donations for this sale after Labor Day. You never know what you will find!

In Washington Court House: Preschool Storytime, Books & Babies, and Books & Blocks are on hiatus for the month of August. Join us again in September, for more early literacy fun!

In Jeffersonville: Tuesdays at 11 a.m., come, listen to stories, play instruments, create crafts and socialize with other little friends at Toddler Time. Stop by and put your skills to good use! On Wednesday, Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. the knitter and crocheter’s group will meet for a good cause. To date, more than 2,275 caps made by this group have been delivered to hospitals, nursing homes, and more, throughout the area and the world! Care to join? Simply stop by the Jeffersonville Library at 3 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month.

Information about all of our programs can be found on the library’s website, www.cplwcho.org, or by calling the Washington Court House Library at 740-335-2540 and the Jeffersonville Library at 740-426-9292. All programs are FREE, unless otherwise noted. Check us out on Facebook; follow us on Twitter!

By Sarah Nichols

Carnegie Public Library Director