Parkour Demo & Training

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par·kour • /pärˈko͝or/ (noun):
the activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, typically in an urban environment, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping, and climbing.

Learn something new this summer as Parkour Horizons from Columbus comes to Waverly to present a FREE parkour demonstration and training for all ages!

The parkour event is scheduled for Saturday, July 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. and will be held at the future site of the main library, located next to Bristol Village on State Route 335, directly across from Columbia Drive.

In the meanwhile, watch the video below to learn more about parkour, and visit Parkour Horizons on Facebook for even more action! (Attached video is a promotion for Parkour Horizon's summer camps in Columbus, Ohio. No registration is required for the library's parkour event in July.)

Piketon Book Sale

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book sale

Stop by the Piketon Branch of the library during Dogwood Festival Weekend for great deals on used books!  All proceeds will benefit "The Next Chapter" campaign to build a new main library facility.

Library celebrates AmeriCorps Week

March 5-12 is national AmeriCorps Week, and the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library is celebrating the successful launch of our Guiding Ohio Online program, which is administered by AmeriCorps member Kimberly Roush. 

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Kim Roush, technology trainer

Each year during AmeriCorps Week, AmeriCorps members and alums are recognized for the extraordinary impact they make across our nation every day.  The popularity of our new program is a testament to the great need for technology training in our community, and Kimberly has embraced the task head-on to provide outstanding service and learning opportunities for our patrons.

Since our technology and computer training program launched in November 2015, Kimberly has utilized her part-time hours to help dozens of library patrons with their educational needs.

Rosenberger to hold district office hours at the library

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has announced he will hold district office hours at the Waverly library on Friday, February 19 at 9 a.m. The library is located at 207 N. Market Street, Waverly. No appointment is necessary and all are encouraged to participate.

The in-district office hours are to encourage constituents from around the area to share their thoughts, one-on-one, with Speaker Rosenberger. Conversations about state government, state agencies, and related issues are welcomed.

Research made easy with EBSCO Discovery Service

Attention students and researchers! Did you know that you can now search for full-text magazine and journal articles from the comfort of our library catalog? Just search for your topic, then click the "Articles & Journals" tab on the results page. EBSCO Discovery Service also provides you with a "Research Starter" to help you find the reputable resources you need to get the grade you want. Try it today!

EBSCO Discovery

Click the image above to view the library catalog.