The Ohioana Book Awards “are the second oldest state literary prizes in the nation and honor outstanding books by
Ohio authors or about Ohio subjects.”







The Beavercreek library has reopened and returned to its normal operating hours after a temporary closure for planned construction.


Learn about pioneering aviator Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license, in a brand-new exhibit.



Brooklyn is the story of Eilis Lacey, a girl who leaves her small town in Ireland to travel to the United States. Just as she starts to find her place, a tragedy back in Ireland makes her question everything she has learned in the U.S.




Come for the thrill of victory. Come for the chance to meet new people. Come to learn new games and have a blast replaying the classics. Whatever your reason, you’ll love these upcoming gaming programs.


All seven Greene County Public Library locations have eclipse glasses available while supplies last that will let you view the eclipse safely. Visit your library to pick up your pair today!







Katherine Goble begins working at Langley during this section, and from the beginning, we see that she is a special worker. After only working for two weeks with Dorothy, she moves to the Flight Research Division. Katherine immediately makes an impact in that division, proving her incredible intellect and insatiable curiosity.


I first read this book years ago when it first came out, and I had completely forgotten the ending, so when I re-read it this month, I was shocked.


November is National Novel Writing Month. In this annual challenge, participants try to draft 50,000 words of a novel in just 30 days. About 400,000 people take part each year, and several published novels have gotten their start as NaNoWriMo projects.


Greene County Public Library is the place to learn how to do just about anything! Come to these programs—or use our free online resources—to gain new computer, career, artistic, and technical skills. 



Ohio author Julie K. Rubini will discuss her new book Virginia Hamilton: America’s Storyteller, a biography about a Yellow Springs native and one of the most honored authors of children’s literature in the twentieth century.


Want to be one of the first to check out the brand-new DVDs arriving at the library this April? Request your picks today!


We’ve got brand-new DVDs coming to the library this May! Be one of the first in line to check them out by requesting your picks today.


You’ll fall for the new hit movies coming to the library in October. Request these DVDs now to be one of the first to check them out.


Want to be one of the first to gobble up November’s new DVDs? Request these movies now before they hit the shelves.





Brush up on your computer skills, construct marvels of engineering out of cardboard, and enjoy a live show from a science celebrity at these upcoming STEM programs.



While it can be unpleasant to even think about, challenging health and life events do happen. These upcoming library programs will provide information and support to help you prepare for and face difficult situations.



The Light Between Oceans is the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who live on a remote island in Australia. An unexpected surprise washes up on the island, and the way the two deal with it changes the course of their lives forever.


The Martian tells the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars after his crew endures a horrible wind storm, and his efforts to make food and stay safe while NASA plans a daring rescue mission.



Are you looking for a job? Maybe you’re just starting out in your career, looking to move to the next level, or even considering starting your own business. Wherever you’re at professionally, these upcoming programs will provide you with the information, tools, and techniques to help you find your next job and send your career into overdrive.


Is there a novel trapped inside your heart, screaming to break free? Join us at these writing programs in September to help release it to the page where it belongs.




All Greene County Public Library locations will close early on Wednesday, November 22, and remain closed through the Thanksgiving holiday.