Astronomy Afternoon @ the Library

(February 6, 2012) Join us this Saturday, February 11,  for an afternoon of astronomy excitement.  At 2:30, Dr. Judith VanZante from the NASA Glenn Research Center will give a virtual tour of the Icing Research Tunnel, one of the largest icing facilities in the world, and a place most of us will never see in person.  At 3:30 join Joann Ballbach from the Wilderness Center to discover 

Tax Forms at the Library

(February 6, 2012)  The library has a good supply of the federal 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms and instructions, and related schedules, as well as the Ohio IT1040, IT1040EX, and SD1040 forms and instructions.  All these forms are free for you to pick up.  A binder of reproducible federal forms is available for photocopying.  And the  library has posted links to additional federal and state tax forms. 

Astronomy Extravaganza @ the Library

(January 24, 2012) Join us this Saturday, at 3:30 for an afternoon of astronomy excitement.  Dr. Judith F. VanZante from the NASA Glenn Research Center will talk about exploring the solar system, including the possibility of colonizing other planets, and whether life might be found on a distant moon.  At 4:30 we'll have a tour of the winter night sky using some nifty planetarium software. If the sky is clear, we'll then

Star Gazing Outside with Telescopes--Cancelled

(January 18, 2012) Due to overcast skies and rain, the stargazing session scheduled for this evening has been cancelled.  We are undaunted and will try again later.  Weather permitting, the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will bring their telescopes and their expertise to the library on Monday, January 23 for an outdoor star gazing session.  If the sky is clear, we'll be looking up.  Stop by for guided tour of the winter sky.  Hot chocolate will be served.  If it's cloudy, we'll try again another evening. 

Library Closed Monday, January 16

(January 9, 2012)  The library will be closed Monday, January 16 as a day of mandatory unpaid leave for all library staff.  This is the first of five furlough days staff will take this year as a cost-saving measure.  No library materials checked out at the Minerva Public Library are due on any day that the library is closed. 


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