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Library Closed Thursday, Nov. 25., for Thanksgiving

Posted 11/24/21

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In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Library will be closed all day, Thursday, November 25, 2021.

As we enter this holiday of reflection and gratitude, we want to share our appreciation and thanks to the entire community for the abundance of support we receive year after year, and wish you all of our patrons very safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Regular Library hours will resume on Friday, November 26th.

While the Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, we are grateful that access is always available to our online services remotely. With an internet connection, you can enjoy our digital collections anytime, anywhere. Browse and borrow downloadable books, audiobooks, and videos from the West Virginia Downloadable Entertainment Library Initiative (wvdeli.overdrive.com) andHoopla (hoopladigital.com). All it takes to create an account and login is your email address, your library card number, and library PIN and you are ready to start downloading or streaming to your tablet, smartphone, or computer anytime, anywhere.

E-books and audiobooks about Gratitude available through WV Deli:

Books about gratitude available right now through WVDeli

New to WVDeli? View our Getting Started with WVDeli page.


E-books about gratitude available Hoopla:

Books about gratitude available right now through Hoopla

New to Hoopla? View our Getting Started with Hoopla page.


Don't know what to cook for Thanksgiving? Take some cooking classes online with your OCPL library card!

Check out some of the cooking courses available through Craftsy, a new offering now available through WVDeli (Libby):

Craftsy classes available from WVDeli through Libby with your library card

Craftsy is an online resource with over 1,400 in-depth instructional video classes for all creative makers, where you can find everything you need – from basic instruction to advanced techniques. It’s a community of enthusiastic makers, from quilters and sewers, to cake decorators and painters, wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity.  Each class includes downloadable class materials to support the video and users have access to thousands of written articles, projects, and tips. 

To get started with Craftsy,  login with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN. When you access Craftsy through WVDeli, you will have access to all of the classes available for one week. Each weekly access pass counts as one checkout of your ten allotted checkouts through WVDeli. 


Try some Great Course as well, with offering from the Everyday Gourmet series, to Everyday Guide to Wine, or Baking Pastries and Desserts and more.   

Check out some of the cooking courses available through The Great Courses, an offering now available through WVDeli (Libby):

Great Courses classes available from WVDeli through Libby with your library card

With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened, taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. The Great Courses classes are now also available through WVDeli/Libby. To get started, log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN. When you access The Great Courses through WVDeli/Libby, you will have access to all of the classes available for one week. Each weekly access counts as one checkout of your ten allotted checkouts through WVDeli/Libby. 


From the staff of the Ohio County Public Library, have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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