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Batman and Batmobile to visit the library

As a part of the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library Summer Reading Program, Batman (John Buckland AKA "The Gotham Night," Heroes 4 Higher) will visit all four branches of the library!

Come meet Batman, check out the Batmobile, and learn how to be your own hero!

This free event is sponsored by the Southern Ohio Medical Center.

Please click "Read more" and download the attached document for event details.

3-D printer demonstration slated for June 30

3-D printer

What is 3-D printing? How does a 3-D printer work? Can you really print a spatula from the comfort of your own home?

Find out the answers to these questions and more at our 3-D printer demonstration Tuesday, June 30, at 6 p.m. at the Waverly library.

Jay Burton, director of the Southeast Regional Library System, will give a presentation on the emerging technology, and you can see a real live 3-D printer in action.

Digital newspaper collection now available

The Waverly Watchman

The Garnet A. Wilson Public Library is pleased to now offer digital archives of the Waverly Democrat and Waverly Watchman newspapers, which can be accessed under the "Genealogy & Local History" tab on our website.

The digitization of these papers has been made possible by the Columbus Metropolitan Library, via funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Research made easy with EBSCO Discovery Service

Attention students and researchers! Did you know that you can now search for full-text magazine and journal articles from the comfort of our library catalog? Just search for your topic, then click the "Articles & Journals" tab on the results page. EBSCO Discovery Service also provides you with a "Research Starter" to help you find the reputable resources you need to get the grade you want. Try it today!

EBSCO Discovery

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Library celebrates AmeriCorps Week

March 5-12 is national AmeriCorps Week, and the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library is celebrating the successful launch of our Guiding Ohio Online program, which is administered by AmeriCorps member Kimberly Roush. 

kim roush

Kim Roush, technology trainer

Each year during AmeriCorps Week, AmeriCorps members and alums are recognized for the extraordinary impact they make across our nation every day.  The popularity of our new program is a testament to the great need for technology training in our community, and Kimberly has embraced the task head-on to provide outstanding service and learning opportunities for our patrons.

Since our technology and computer training program launched in November 2015, Kimberly has utilized her part-time hours to help dozens of library patrons with their educational needs.