Recent NB Library Memorials

December 2018-February 2019 Memorials

North Baltimore Public Library

December 2018-February 2019 Memorials

I am a Filipino and this how we cook

In Honor of: Arlene Perlota Heilman

Given by: Cheryl Heilman

Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical Tips and Soul Saving Wisdom for Caregivers

In Memory of: Ann C. Miller

Given by: Don and Pam Seiler

The Noel Stranger

In Memory of: Monetta Hesse

Given by: Dr. Ralph Haven Wolfe

Pete the Cat Three Bite Rule

In Memory of: Monetta Hesse

Given by: Pam Seiler

Large Family Mothering

In Memory of: Barbara (Bobby Jo Mercer) Satterlee

Given by: NB Historical Society’s Tuesday Volunteers

The Incredibles 2

In Memory of: Barbara (Bobby Jo Mercer) Satterlee

Given by: NB Historical Society’s Tuesday Volunteers

God Gave Us Christmas

In Memory of: Henleigh Ryann Engard

Given by: Grandpa Dan and Grandma Jean

Hugs and Kisses for the Grouchy Ladybug

In Memory of: William Solarik

Given by: Scott and Dana Bateson, In Loving Memory

Imagine

In Memory of: William Solarik

Given by: Scott and Dana Bateson, In Loving Memory

The Game That Ruth Built

In Memory of: Phillip C. Bucher

Given by: Eric L. Mays

Criminal Law Handbook: Know Your Rights, Survive the System

In Memory of: Wilbur Wirt

Given by: NB Legion

My Dad had that Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile 1920-1990

In Memory of: Robert Twining

Given by:  NB Legion

Bowling Skills and Drills featuring Coach Diandra Asbaty

In Memory of: Doris Eckman

Given by: NB Legion

America’s Test Kitchen Dinner Illustrated: 175 Meals Ready in an Hour or Less

In Memory of: Marilyn Bomer

Given by: Lyle Bomer

Wood Pallet Wonders

In Memory of: William “Bill” Solarik

Given by: Don and Pam Seiler

Picture Copies and Frames, Historical Black and White Photos of NB Library

In Memory of: Harold Bower

Given by: Dave and Jaimye Bushey

Bowling Beyond the Basics

In Memory of: Everett Thomas

Given by: Bob and Martha Hamlin

Grandmothering

In Memory of: Colleen Sterling

Given by: Dr. Ralph Haven Wolfe

The Why and How of Woodworking

In Memory of: Everett Thomas

Given by: American Legion Post 539

Beginner Guitar

In Memory of: David Harmon

Given by: American Legion Post 539

Line Dancing Lessons on DVD Volume 1 and 2

In Memory of: Monetta Hesse

Given by: Legion Auxiliary

Tea Party! Adult Craft Night

An hour of relaxing, sharing stories, talking food and just fun! 

It’s a Tea Party! Adult Craft Night
Thursday, February 21, 2019
starting at 6:30 pm
An hour of relaxing, sharing stories, talking food and just fun!
We have a busy year ahead of us with craft nights.
You can call the library to RSVP  419-257-3621 or email Diana at Diana@nbpubliclibrary.org
Looking forward to another great evening!!!

Library Sponsors Bookmark Contest

North Baltimore Public Library Celebrates 100 Years……….

North Baltimore Public Library Celebrates 100 Years!

Bookmark Contest for (almost) All Ages

Children age 3 to adults are invited to enter the contest. 

Entries must be submitted on a paper sized 4 ¼ by 11 inches (half of an 8 ½ by 11 inch sheet). 

Bookmarks may include pen, markers, crayons, pencils and paint – but no stickers, stencils or materials that could fall or flake off. 
They should be flat for photocopying. 

All creations must be original artwork – no characters.   

Entries will be judged in the following age groups:

Ages 3-5/6-8/9-11/12-14/15-17/18 & over

One winner from each age group will be selected and made into bookmarks to be distributed in April during National Library Week. 

Please create a bookmark based on one of these themes:

“Happy Birthday to Our Library”

“Our Library 100 Years Ago”

“Our Library Today”

“Our Library in the Future”

“100 Years of the NB Public Library”

On the back each entry must list:

Artist’s first & last name

phone number

& age

(over 18 will be accepted for adults;)

Entries must be submitted at the Main or Children’s Desk by Friday, March 1.

NB Library Goes FINE FREE!

As of January 1, 2019 the North Baltimore Public Library will be FINE FREE for all patrons!

NB has an AWESOME library!

As of January 1, 2019 the North Baltimore Public Library will be FINE FREE for all patrons!

The Library Board voted to begin FINE FREE practices at their December meeting in part to thank the public for using the NB Library for 100 years!

March 10, 2019 will be the actual date the Library celebrates it’sanniversary. FINE FREE policies are being adopted by many local public libraries in our area including Wood County District Public Library, McComb Public Library and Weston Public Library.

 Materials will continue to be checked out for 1 or 2 weeks at a time.  As before, a print out with a due date will be received at check out.  There will NOT be any fines for items returned after the due date.

 Library materials DO need to be returned. After 45 days, the computer will automatically switch the item to “Assumed lost” and the card will be billed for the cost to replace the item. When the item is returned and scanned in, the lost bill will be eliminated. Until the “assumed lost” item is returned, the library card may not be used to check out anything further or for computer privileges.

 If an item is lost or damaged, the replacement cost will still need to be paid. Have fines from 2018 or before? Follow the guidelines below to have them erased!

 Bring in a non-perishable food item or paper goods (1 item per each dollar owed) to waive those fines. This will be limited to fines of overdue materials from the NB Library collection. Food will be donated to our local Food Pantry to be distributed in the community.

 Everyone has until March 9, 2019 to donate items at the Main Desk of the library and request staff to waive their fines.

The NB Library Board and Staff anticipate the new FINE FREE policy will allow more access to the Library collection and resources for all who use the Library! Happy New Year!!!

NB Library Goes FINE FREE!

The NB Library Board and Staff anticipate the new FINE FREE policy will allow better access to the Library collection and resources….

As of January 1, 2019 the North Baltimore Public Library will be FINE FREE for all patrons! The Library Board voted to begin FINE FREE practices at their December meeting in part to thank the public for using the NB Library for 100 years!  March 10, 2019 will be the actual date the Library celebrates it’s anniversary. 

FINE FREE policies are being adopted by many local public libraries in our area including Wood County District Public Library, McComb Public Library and Weston Public Library.   Here’s what Fine Free will mean at North Baltimore Library:

  • Materials will continue to be checked out for 1 or 2 weeks at a time. 
  • As before, a print out with a due date will be received at check out. 
  • There will NOT be any fines for items returned after the due date. 
  • Library materials DO need to be returned.  After 45 days, the computer will automatically switch the item to “Assumed lost” and the card will be billed for the cost to replace the item.  When the item is returned and scanned in, the lost bill will be eliminated.  Until the “assumed lost” item is returned, the library card may not be used to check out anything further or for computer privileges. 
  • If an item is lost or damaged, the replacement cost will still need to be payed. 

Have fines from 2018 or before?  Follow the guidelines below to have them erased!

  • Bring in a non-perishable food item or paper goods (1 item per each dollar owed) to waive those fines.  This will be limited to fines of overdue materials from the NB Library collection.  Food will be donated to our local Food Pantry to be distributed in the community. 
  • Everyone has until March 9, 2019 to donate items at the Main Desk of the library and request staff to waive their fines. 

The NB Library Board and Staff anticipate the new FINE FREE policy will allow better access to the Library collection and resources for all who use the Library!  Happy New Year!!!          

NB Library Receives Grant Funds

The funding received will be used to paint the interior of the library as well as repairing sidewalks outside.

The North Baltimore Public Library is happy to announce it has received a Hancock-Wood Community Trust Fund Grant in the amount of $7,700. The North Baltimore Public Library will be celebrating 100 years of service in March of 2019. The funding received will be used to paint the interior of the library as well as repairing sidewalks outside.  The grant is an exciting way to kick off a year of celebrations.


Pictured from left is Holly Ryder, North Baltimore Public Library; Karen Schuh, CTF board Secretary; Ellen McKee, CTF board Vice Chair; Darlene Petkwitz, CTF board treasurer; Melissa Borkosky, Riverdale Elementary; Tammy Stahl, Hancock Christian Clearing House. ” Photo Source: Hancock Wood Electric Cooperative

According to Hancock Wood Electric Cooperative’s social media page (facebook), ” At the November Community Trust Fund (CTF) Board meeting, the board awarded over $19,000 to local nonprofits in the area. $5,000 of that was given to the HWE board members, who are able to donate to a charity of their choice. These generous donations are made possible by all of our members who participate in the Operation Round Up Program. “

Ohio Partner to Provide Free Access to New Digital Resources

Gale’s ChiltonLibrary and Kids InfoBits Resources Now Available at More Than 2,500 Libraries Across Ohio….

COLUMBUS, Ohio & FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – December 19, 2018Libraries Connect Ohio (LCO) has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide more than 2,500 school, academic and public libraries throughout Ohio with free access to Gale digital resources through LCO and its partners – OhioLINK, OPLIN and InfOhio. These new resources provide Ohio residents and students with reliable, high-quality content that supports education and teaching, lifelong learning, research and personal enrichment. Read more about this partnership on Gale’s blog. Gale resources now available to Ohioans include: Gale’s ChiltonLibrary: Provides access to automotive repair, maintenance and service information for more than 2,600 makes and models of the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, including many new vehicles. This continuously updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams and multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks. Gale’s Kids InfoBits: An intuitive resource that introduces students to database researching. Students can explore age-appropriate content that’s continuously updated to match elementary-level curricula that helps with research and homework needs. Students can dive into key subjects by exploring categories like animals, arts, geography, health, literature, social studies, people, technology and more. Ohioans can access these new resources through the Ohio Web Library website. “We are excited to bring these new digital resources to Ohio library users,” said Beverly Cain, State Librarian of Ohio. “Gale is helping us transform learning for Ohioans in new innovative ways by providing easy and equal access to reliable, quality content for education success.” With a library card, Ohioans can access Gale’s digital resources 24/7 from any computer or mobile device. Additionally, some of the resources feature integrated workflow tools from Google and Microsoft, as well as language translation, downloadable audio and easy ways to share and save content. “Libraries are the nucleus of knowledge and learning and a key driver of economic and workforce development within communities,” said Paul Gazzolo, senior vice president and general manager at Gale. “We are proud to partner with Libraries Connect Ohio and together we will transform the learning experience for libraries and patrons statewide with easy access to educational resources that empower learning and change.” “We are particularly proud that Ohio’s citizens can freely access such a wide spectrum of valued resources at their local libraries, through this groundbreaking collaboration between OhioLINK, OPLIN and INFOhio,” said OhioLINK Deputy Director Amy Pawlowski. About Cengage and Gale Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Gale, a Cengage company, provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools and technology that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries. For more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights – where, when, and how people need it. Gale has 500 employees globally with its main operations in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit www.gale.com. Follow Gale on: Twitter Gale Blog Facebook  About OhioLINK Connecting libraries, learning and discovery. Established in 1992, the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is Ohio’s statewide academic library consortium serving 118 libraries, 89 institutions of higher education, the State Library of Ohio and more than 570,000 end users. Delivering both IT infrastructure and content negotiation, OhioLINK provides students, researchers, faculty and staff with access to digital research collections rivaling top university libraries in the United States and internationally—at a fraction of the cost. OhioLINK also connects library services, print and digital collections among its member institutions and manages collaborative services, including eTutoring, statewide Affordable Learning textbook initiatives, and Open Educational Resources. A member of the Ohio Technology Consortium of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for its members and supports student and researcher success in the state of Ohio. Learn more at ohiolink.edu.  About Libraries Connect Ohio Libraries Connect Ohio (LCO) is a partnership of Ohio libraries and library organizations that work together to provide a core collection of information resources and library services that will help all Ohioans compete in the global knowledge economy. This collection of resources supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio. By providing resources statewide, LCO can cost-effectively provide necessary information resources to all Ohioans, regardless of their location, age, education, or economic status For more information, please visit: https://www.oplin.ohio.gov/lco.