Books and Media
Looking for a great book or movie? Browse our genre specific reading lists, access our eMedia channels, or submit your writing as a local author.
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Search the Catalog
Were you expecting to search for books directly on this page? Sorry about that! The catalog and search can be accessed in the navigation at the top of the screen or you can click below to start browsing.
Book and Movie Lists
Looking for something to read, watch or listen to? Browse lists of new and in demand materials for all ages and interests. Subscribe to any or all of our lists and receive an email whenever they're updated!
Book Sales and Donations
Our Friends of the Library hosts book sales throughout the year featuring gently-used music, movies and books for children, teens and adults. They also accept book donations!Learn More
Give 3 Get 3
Name three books/movies/authors that you love, and we'll offer three recommendations in return. Tell us what you’ve enjoyed recently and our expert staff will offer personalized suggestions just for you!Get Recommendations
Find resources and services offered through our Local History and Genealogy Department including digital collections and exhibits, obituaries, digitization services and our new community photo album.Browse Local History
Other Materials to Borrow
We're more than books! Customers can now borrow GoPro Cameras, telescopes, tablets for kids and devices for streaming movies and TV shows even without internet access!Learn More
101 Picture Book Challenge
We picked 101 of our favorite picture books and we want you to read them! Our list includes classics, new titles and everything in between. Sign up online or pick up a challenge book at any Library locationtake the challenge
Explore our Tatum Center Collection containing more than 10,000 materials, our Huebner Collection showcasing original children's book artwork, hundreds of feminist works in our newest Steinem Sisters Collection and more.VIEW COLLECTIONS
Multiple copies of books are available for your classroom, book group or childcare center. We have almost 200 pre-selected kits of titles and you can also ask for a by-request book kit. If you are with a childcare center, we can deliver books in Childcare Kits for children up to age 11.Reserve a Book Kit
Suggest a Purchase
Have a suggestion for an item you would like to see included in our collection? Due to the large volume of requests we receive, we ask that you please limit suggestions to 3 per week. If your suggested title is more than a year old, please request an interlibrary loan from Search Ohio or Ohiolink.suggest a purchase