2014 Summer Reading Program
The 2014 Summer Reading Program begins June 9th. Details and activities can be found here!
Upcoming Young Adult Programs
New Young Adult Programs for the Spring season are online! Be sure to check them out!
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Zinio Lands at the Library
Wickliffe Public Library, through our partnership with Clevnet, is excited to introduce Zinio Magazines: the world's largest newsstand at your fingertips! Download your favorite magazine with your library card. No waiting or checkout periods. Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on a computer, tablet, or mobile device using the free Zinio Reader app! With your Wickliffe Public Library card you will create a library Zinio account. Click here for instructions on creating you account. Click here for a list of magazines available.
Part of the state mandated requirements in Ohio Senate Bill 221 is that everyone pays for an Energy Kit. It has automatically been charged to your electric bill even if you do not receive the kit. The kit contains nine CFL's (compact florescent light bulbs), two LED nightlights,one furnace whistle, and one power strip/surge protector. Only 3% of First Energy customers have requested the kit although everyone has paid for it.
To request the kit call 877-639-0218. You will need to have your account number ready.
Or, you can request a kit online at www.ohioenergykit.com.
Delivery takes up to 6 weeks. Click here for even more information.
Updated Childrens' Programs
Visit our Childrens' page for our updated programs!
Color Printing now at the Library
Color printing and scanning using your library card or guest pass! B&W copies $.10 each page & Color copies $.25 each page. Scanning is free! Click here for more information.
New Programs Added!
- Ice Cream Social and Musical
Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:30 PM
- Keep Your Car Operating for Less
Tuesday, August 19, 7:00 PM
- Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 7:00 PM
- Ghost Stories of the Civil War With Paul Goebbel
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7:00 PM*
- Medicare Check-Up Day
Friday, October 17, 2014, 10:00 AM
- Lake County and the Cold War
Tuesday, Oct. 21st at 7:00 PM*
*Location To Be Announced
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Wickliffe Public Library is proud to announce 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Books Are Just Ducky! This program is designed to encourage and promote good reading habits that develop six early literacy skills.
Enroll your child, birth through age 5 and receive a reading packet for 100 books. After 100 books are read, turn in the packet, choose a rubber duck reward and repeat until you have read 1000 books! Upon completing 1000 books, your child's picture will be taken and a felt duck with your child's name will be placed on the I READ 1000 BOOKS banner.
Something Just for Kids!
Our new AWE computer is in the Children's Department. It's loaded with fun and educational games just for kids! Scroll down below for more information.
These children here are playing World of Goo which helps children learn about architecture and geometry!
Wickliffe Public Library Receives $10,000 Technology Award From SQR Solutions!
Wickliffe Public Library is pleased to announce they are the recipient of SQR Solutions' 2012 Ohio Public Library Techlift Award. The $10,000 prize is intended to enable a substantial change to a Children's Tech/Media center, and the contents of the prize will be used primarily by school-age and younger patrons.
To continue reading the press release, please click here.
Download Books onto your eReaders
Learn how to setup your eReader to download books using these helpful guides! Select your e-Reader model: Barnes and Noble Nook, Kobo, or the Sony eReader. All links are in a PDF format and will open in a new window. Please note that the steps outlined in the PDFs will not work on library computers.
Overdrive, the Ohio-based company that digitizes media for libraries, has just announced a their Overdrive app for the Nook! Click here for more information!
Upcoming Adult Programs
Be sure to check out our Adult Programs. We have the following coming to our library
Download Music...Legally...Now From Anywhere!
The Wickliffe Public Library is proud to announce an update to the service allowing patrons to download up to three songs a week using Freegal. Simply enter your library card number, search the music catalog, and download! All you need is a PC and an internet connection. Now, you can even use the Freegal Apple or Android app to download your free songs from anywhere! Click here for more information. Click here for a PDF filled with some user tips to get you started!
Kill A Watt Devices are Here!
Wickliffe Public Library has acquired three "Kill A Watt" devices to help you monitor electric usage in your homes. Just ask at the Circulation Desk, & check one out on your library card. Click here for a PDF with more information.
Recycle and Help Our Schools
Did you know that the proceeds from the 3 recycle bins in the north parking lot go to our Wickliffe Schools?
Good for our schools & good for our planet...remember to bring your paper when you visit the library. Click here for a PDF filled with more information.
If you are disabled, either temporarily or permanently due to accident, illness, or age, we can help. We will bring you books (regular, large print or paperback). If you prefer, we can bring audio books. Movies are available in DVD and Blu-Ray format. Whether you prefer fiction or non-fiction we will try to fill your request. Just call the library to begin your service. There is no charge for this service.
Want to be notified of your available library holds by Text Message? To sign up, follow these steps:
- Log on to www.clevnet.org.
- Click on Sign up for NetNotice.
- Click on either Edit Your Account or Set-up an Account.
- Fill out the information and add your 10 digit cell phone number.