September, October, November 2018 www.mcklib.org McKinley Memorial Library Dear Niles Resident, I am excited to announce several new programs and services: ♦ The First Annual Halloween Party and Pumpkin Walk at the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial will be held on Make a Difference Day. Please see details to the right. ♦ History Book Club is a new book club dedicated to history books. Details are inside under Adult Programs. ♦ Author Allan May will be visiting in November—details inside. ♦ OverDrive and Libby again have digital magazines—free with your library card! You can continue to check out digital magazines with Flipster through the end of November. ♦ Lynda.com is our newest statewide database provided through OPLIN (Ohio Public Library Information Network). Lynda.com is a part of LinkedIn, has been a leading provider of on-line learning content for over 20 years, with a focus on business, technical, and creative skills. It contains over 6,600 courses and more than 216,000 video tutorials. Visit Lynda.com by clicking on Find Information and then Research Databases on our website. Create a profile to keep track of your successes and tailor the course listings to your skill set. I look forward to seeing you at the library and in the community, Michelle M. Alleman, McKinley Memorial Library Director Check out something incredible at your library! Sign up for a new library card in September and receive a free gift from the library! Held in the McKinley Auditorium The Friends will be selling a wide selection of books, audiobooks, movies, and music for all ages. Friends of the Library Preview Sale: Wed, Oct. 3, 5—7 p.m. *memberships sold at the door* Thursday, October 4, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Friday, October 5, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Sunday, October 7, 1—3 p.m. Looking to donate clean and gently-used books, audiobooks, music and movies? Donations accepted at the library beginning September 4. Thank you for supporting the Friends of the Library and helping to make the book sale a success. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE Thank you to the following donors for helping to make the summer reading program a success: ♦ Family Video, Girard ♦ Mahoning Valley Scrappers ♦ Marco’s Pizza, Girard ♦ Papa John’s ♦ Pet Partners ♦ Red Dragon Convenient Mart, Niles ♦ Subway, Niles ♦ Holeton- Yuhasz Funeral Home ♦ Bauman Estate for sponsoring a Summer Lawn Concert ♦ Friends of the Library for hosting a successful Annual Picnic THANK YOU TO OUR SUMMER READING DONORS 6 th Annual McKinley Christmas Saturday, December 8 12—4 p.m. A trolley will shuttle guests between the McKinley Birthplace Home, the McKinley Birthplace Museum, and the Ward-Thomas House for entertainment, crafts, refreshments and old-fashioned holiday cheer! Each location will be collecting donations for Niles Community Services. the NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH First Annual Halloween Party and Pumpkin Walk Saturday, October 27 6—8 p.m. at the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial A pumpkin walk will be held outdoors on the Memorial Grounds; Spooky Stories will take place in the Library; Trick-or-Treating and Activities sponsored by local organizations and businesses will take place in the McKinley Auditorium and Museum.