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Enter the Album Art Photo Contest
By Pete Hill and Laura York
05-22-2018 01:10 PM
Enter the Album Art Photo Contest with a chance to win an AMAZON GIFT CARD!  The contest is open to all ages. Recreate your favorite album cover artwork with a library theme, or just make your own using inspiration from your favorite artist.  Contestant artwork will be displayed... Read The Full Article
LIBRARIES ROCK! Register for Summer Reading on May 29, 30 & 31.
By Laura York and Betsy Paul
05-18-2018 10:18 AM


The Erie Heights Brass Ensemble will perform on Friday, June 1 in the Library Reading Garden at 6:30 PM to kick off  the Summer Reading Program at the Andover Public Library. Hot dogs will be served by the Friends of the Andover Public Library.  Please bring your chairs and... Read The Full Article
Celebrate National Library Week - 60th Anniversary - April 8th - April 14th
By Laura York
04-05-2018 01:05 PM

Join us for the movie 

on April 11th at 5PM.

The National Library Week 2018 celebration will mark the 60th anniversary of the first event in 1958. The Andover Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communites every day through the service and... Read The Full Article
Red Beet Row presents "How to Use Invasive Weeds"
By Laura York and Stephanie Blessing
03-20-2018 11:26 AM
Red Beet Row, an educational farm in Jefferson, Ohio, will be presenting a program at the Library"How to Use Invasive Weeds" on Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 PM.  Learn to identify, harvest and use the plants most abundant around us: phragmites, autumn olive, garlic mustard and more! Learn... Read The Full Article
Library Director Reception: Monday February 26 from 1-4 PM!
By Susan Hill, Retiring Director
02-22-2018 04:19 PM

Nancy and Susan with

our 3D Printer

Come to the Andover Public Library meeting room from 1 PM to 4 PM February 26 (Monday). Have punch and cookies and greet our new Director Nancy Logan. Say "Good-bye" to Susan Hill, retiring Director (who will remain a Library Friend). Fill out our Suggestion Form with your ideas for programs and... Read The Full Article
NANCY LOGAN becomes Director of Andover Public Library!
By Susan Hill, Retiree
02-14-2018 11:23 AM
Andover Public Library welcomes Nancy Logan, Education Technology leader at Andover Public Library, to her new role as DIRECTOR. Susan Hill is retiring February 28 after ten years serving the Pymatuning Valley community. It is with great joy that we welcome our own talented staff member to her new... Read The Full Article
Come to A Seuss Sensation!
By Betsy Paul, Children's Librarian
02-14-2018 10:32 AM



Come to Ashtabula Towne Square Mall Saturday March 3, 2018 at 11:30 AM for a Library Extravaganza. Join the Children's Librarians from across Ashtabula County as we celebrate the funtastical birthday of Dr. Seuss in an interactive program for all ages! Participating in our wonderful annual event... Read The Full Article
Winter-Spring Story Times Begin at Andover Public Library!!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
02-14-2018 10:20 AM

Story Time Fun

every week!!

Starting March 5 and running through April 11 new story hours are available at Andover Public Library! Children from 18 months to 2 years old will be Monday mornings from 11:00-11:30 AM.   Three, Four and Five year olds are Tuesday Nights from 6:00-6:45 PM. Three, Four and Five year olds... Read The Full Article
Join Andover Public Library's 100 Book Challenge!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
12-27-2017 10:53 AM
Starting January 1, 2018: Read 100 books between January 1 and December 31, 2018. Receive a prize and an invitation to the recognition reception at Kent State University. The 100 Book Challenge is open to readers ages 8 and up. Register at Andover Public Library Circulation Desk, or look at the... Read The Full Article
Movie Night January 2: Gravity
By Susan Hill
12-21-2017 04:41 PM


5:30 January 2

Library Meeting Room

Andover Public Library will have a free movie night January 2 in honor of National Science Fiction Day. The Movie Gravity is PG 13, 90 minutes and came out in 2013. It is an intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller. Movie will start at 5:30 pm and include free popcorn and beverage. No registration is... Read The Full Article
Clevnet Databases Help you Answer Questions
By Susan Hill
12-14-2017 03:25 PM
As a patron of Andover Public Library you can go online and access Clevnet Databases. You will need your Library Card and PIN and then you can do your research! Click on the Link to look at the database page! Read The Full Article
100 Book Challenge Brochure and Log Book are available on this Website!
By Susan Hill, Director
12-13-2017 02:00 PM
Under "Electronic Media" at the right of this web page you can click to find the Brochure and the Log Book for the 100 Book Challenge of 2018. Just print them out and send the Registration to the Library if you are out of town and want to enter our Challenge! Read The Full Article
Trim the Children's Christmas Tree Party!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
12-01-2017 12:22 PM
The Trim the Children's Christmas Tree Party is December 6, 2017 from 3:45-5:00 pm for K-4th Grades. Fun! Refreshments! To Register call the Library: 440-293-6792 (Space limited to 20 children). Read The Full Article
FAFSA WORKSHOP at the Library!
By Susan Hill
12-01-2017 12:15 PM
FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Andover Library is offering one-on-one help to students and parents December 6th from 5-7pm. If you want to complete your FAFSA on site at the Library bring the following information: Student and parent 2016 Federal Income Tax Forms and, if... Read The Full Article
100 Book Challenge is On: January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018!
By Betsy Paul and Susan Hill
11-22-2017 12:46 PM

Some of the

100 Book Challenge

Winners of 2016

Again! The six ICAN Libraries are challenging our readers with the 100 Book Challenge. Due to its success in 2016, many patrons are asking that we do it again. Andover Public Library Registration for the 100 Book Challenge will begin in late in December, after the Library's Santa Open House... Read The Full Article
Visit with Santa!
By Laura York & Betsy Paul
11-16-2017 10:28 AM
  Join Santa and Mrs. Claus on Thursday December 14th  from 5:30 -7 pm at  the Andover Public Library. Pictures with Santa will be available for a donation of $1 each, Crafts, Refreshments and Door Prizes will be available: all sponsored by the Friends of the Andover Public... Read The Full Article
Friends of Andover Public Library Make a Gift for Shopping!
By Susan Hill
11-15-2017 03:20 PM

Richard Kreilach

Tests our new Book

Shopping Cart!

The Library Friends have given the Library a cart so patrons can load up with books and take them to the Circulation Desk for Checkout. They can also use it to get out to the car when there are too many books for a plastic bag! Read The Full Article
Quilt Show Golden Needle Award Winners Chosen
By Laura York and Susan Hill
11-07-2017 12:44 PM

Sandy Lord and her

Wall Hanging

The Twenty Fifth annual Andover Quilt Show was a wonderful event, with over 50 entries in four categories. Golden Needle Awards were voted for Hand Quilted, Miscellaneous Items, Wall Hangings and Full-Size Quilts. Attendees had the opportunity to purchase chances on the magnificent "Children's... Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library Seeks New Director for 2018
By Susan Hill, Director
10-27-2017 10:25 AM
Director Job Description is below: The Board of Trustees of Andover Public Library, Andover, Ohio is seeking an energetic leader with a strong commitment to public service, an excellent communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills, and have an open-door policy for both staff... Read The Full Article
Andover Quilt Show On November 5
By Laura York
10-05-2017 11:25 AM
Download the Quilt Entry Form from here The Friends of the Andover Public Library are hosting the 25th Annual Andover Quilt Show at the Andover Public Library from 1 pm to 4 pm on Sunday, November 5, 2017.  Golden Needle Awards will be given for the public's favorite quilt and... Read The Full Article
Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet Exhibit goes to the next Library October 13
By Susan Hill
10-03-2017 10:26 AM

Children Display their

Sensational Seashells

September 27 during the

Explore Earth Program

Our last Explore Earth Programming will take place in October, including Mary Rouse of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History October 10 at 5:30pm, and Frog Watch with the University of Pittsburgh Ecology Lab October 16 at 5:30 pm. Please take a few moments to enjoy the Exhibit and to fill in the... Read The Full Article
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare on September 28
By Laura York
09-20-2017 03:37 PM
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started with Medicare will be held at the Andover Public Library on Thursday, September 28 at 2PM.  The class will offer people approaching retirement or going on Medicare for the first time a chance to gain basic understanding of how Medicare... Read The Full Article
Post-Eclipse Party with the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society
By Laura York and Nancy Logan
08-30-2017 02:04 PM

Local Astronomer

Steve Hinson with

a fascinated young scientist

Saturday September 9th at 11 am come to Andover Public Library for a follow up discussion of Eclipse 2017. We will see pictures of Totality and our own 80%, hear fron members of the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society about their experience, learn about the Club and their many activities. You will... Read The Full Article
Have Eclipse Glasses? Keep them for 2024!
By Susan Hill
08-22-2017 01:17 PM
The NASA and American Astronomical Society approved Eclipse Glasses will be good forever! Just do not scratch, puncture or tear them. You can read all about it at the NASA safety site: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety.   Read The Full Article
Andover Public Library will be Closed August 21 for an In-Service Day
By Susan Hill
08-14-2017 04:12 PM
August 21 the Library is closed so staff can prepare for our Big Book Sale starting Saturday August 26. In the afternoon from 1-4 pm library staff will be at the Pymatuning Valley Schools for events related to the 80% Solar Eclipse. At the Athletic Field Eclipse Glasses will be handed out (as... Read The Full Article
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