February 2015


Kate Love Simpson Library Community Connections

By: Tara Sidwell


Available Digital Content


The library staff has been working on building the library’s digital collection for patrons’ enjoyment.  Looking to download material to your computer, e-reader, tablet, smart phone, etc?   No matter the device, patrons with an active library card can access a wealth of information from the library website.  Visit www.morgan.lib.oh.us to see what the library can do for you.  Both locations currently subscribe to a variety of resources which allow patron’s to access library materials online.  As a library patron, you can access children’s titles, teen titles, adult fiction and nonfiction e-books, audio books, music, movies, as well as over 70 different magazine subscriptions all from the touch of a button.  Check out the website mentioned above or visit the library for more details.  All downloads are FREE!  Stop by the Help Desk or our Chesterhill Branch and we will be happy to show you all the various collections.      


Computer Assistance


Whether you are looking to begin using a computer or would like to brush up on you skills…we can help.  Simply bring you laptop, tablet, device, or questions to the library and allow us to aid you in completing various computer operations.  Staff is available each day to assist you.  Several classes are planned during the month of February. Kenna will be guiding a Microsoft Office Excel 2013 course on Thursday, February 19th beginning at 5:00 p.m.  She is also offering Microsoft PowerPoint training on Thursday, February 26th at 5:00 p.m. This same class with be held at the Chesterhill Library on Tuesday, February 24th from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.  Please call or visit the library to register.  


Preschool Story Time


Story time has resumed!! McConnelsville programming is scheduled for every Wednesday at 11 am in the children’s area, with Chesterhill activities beginning at 3:00 p.m. each week.  Join Miss Barb for stories, crafts, and more.  Get out of the cold and snow for a while and enjoy a warm program at the library.  Don’t forget, if Morgan Local Schools are closed due to adverse weather conditions on the day of a scheduled library program, the library activity will be cancelled.


Library Happenings


Just a reminder… both library locations will be closed on Monday, February 16th, in observance of President’s Day.  Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, February 17th.  Happy Reading Everyone!  See you at the library.


Have a great week everyone!  Stop by and see what Kate Love Simpson Libraries can do for you.




We look forward to seeing all of you at your Kate Love Simpson Library Morgan County Libraries.