Entries by The Grandview Heights Public Library

SEPT 11-17: Tech Help Week

August 8, 2011 Get free help with computers, computer programs, the Internet and more at your library! The seven Franklin County library systems of the Central Ohio Library Collaboration (COLC) are presenting Tech Help Week @ Your Library from September 11-17. Visit these libraries for free programs featuring experts speakers. Learn skills that will help you search for […]

New books: September 2011

August 2, 2011 Use your Grandview Library card to search & reserve the books below. Just enter the titles into our catalog from your computer, or call Circulation at 614-486-2951 to have a staff member place a hold for you. Want more? Find new books, movies & music. Love digital materials? Download books, movies & music. The titles below that are […]

JULY 22: LEGO DUPLO Day

July 12, 2011 JUST ADDED: This special day of fun just for kids! Play, build & have fun with LEGO DUPLO construction toys on Friday, July 22, from 10:30-11:30 am. An official LEGO DUPLO vehicle will visit the Library for an hour of fun with these popular, large interlocking plastic bricks toys, with music by DUPLO JAMS! For ages […]

AUG 2: GOP vs. Democrats softball game

July 20, 2011 A third annual fundraiser softball game—featuring local GOP members versus area Democrats—will be held on Tuesday, August 2, at 6 pm, to benefit the Grandview Heights Public Library! Teams will take the field at Buck Sports Park (Goodale Boulevard & Quay Avenue, next to the Grandview Pool) to defend their party’s honor. […]

NEW! Library Edition of Ancestry.com

July 6, 2011 Ancestry Library Edition has been added to the Grandview Library’s great collection of Research Databases! This popular online genealogy resource provides billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more for individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. Give it a try and learn more about your family […]

Bargain computer storage

July 5, 2011 Need extra computer storage? Save money while you save files with computer storage accessories from the Library! Buy a 1GB or 2GB flash drive ($7), DVD-R disc ($1.10), and CD-ROM disc ($1) at the Circulation desk. Questions? Call Circulation at 614-486-2951. 

Automated phone renewal

June 29, 2011 Automated phone renewals are back & better than ever! Call 1-877-77-BOOKS (1-877-772-6657) to: Renew items* Get reserve item alerts Hear all items checked out Have a list of checked-out items emailed (sent to email we have on file) Transfer to talk to a staff member All you need is your Grandview Library […]

Laptops available for in-Library use

June 16, 2011 Check out a laptop at the Grandview Library! Ten laptop computers—purchased with grant money for Connect Ohio’s free basic computer classes for adults at the Library—are available for patrons to use inside the Library. Learn about policies regarding laptop checkout and enjoy this convenient service from your Library! For ages 18 or older with […]

Fireworks program focuses on chemistry

June 16, 2011 Join us for “Professional Fireworks: Behind the Scenes” on Thursday, June 23, at 7 pm, in the Library’s Meeting Room! UPDATE: Chemist Jordan Fantini will talk about the chemistry of fireworks, how colors are produced (see a small lab demonstration!), and how basic explosives work. For adults and grades 6 & up. Fireworks expert […]

“The Basement” is open

June 15, 2011 A new space for 7-12 graders called “The Basement” is now open downstairs by the Study Commons. It features fun furnishings with books, graphic novels, audiobooks, magazines and computers, along with special events just for this age group! Youth Services staff will supervise “The Basement” during peak hours, but the space is always open […]