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  • 17 Feb 2020 7:30 PM | Anonymous

    The 2020 Endowment Fund distribution check of $15,834.97 was presented to Library Director, Nieca Nowels by Friends Board President, Dave Irish. Every year, the Friends make an annual contribution to the Library in the amount of 4.5% of the year end total of the Endowment Fund. The Friends of the library are proud to continue to be able make a lasting contribution to our library.

  • 27 Jan 2020 6:00 PM | Anonymous
    Author Annie Hogsett grew up in West Virginia, and earned her BA and MA in English Literature from West Virginia University. Annie is the author of the Somebody's Bound to Wind Up Dead Mysteries. Her series includes the titles Too Lucky to Live, Murder to the Metal, and, coming soon, The Devil's Own Game. She spoke at Veterans Memorial Auditorium on January 21st as part of the 2020 Author Series. All proceeds benefit The Friends of the Marysville Public Library Endowment Fund.


  • 23 Sep 2019 8:31 PM | Anonymous

    Friends of the Marysville Public Library gathered for a catered dinner and a short presentation on Thursday, Sept. 19, 6:00 p.m., at the Union Rural Electric Multi-Purpose Room. This year's Annual Celebration honoree is David Speicher, Sr who has spent many years volunteering and serving the Marysville Library and community.  He was presented with a Skygazing book and a copy of the same book with nameplate will be placed in the library for circulation to the public.


  • 22 Apr 2019 8:11 PM | Anonymous

    Jennifer A. Davids, an inspirational fiction writer, spoke April 16th as part of the 2019 Author Series. She is a self-professed book nerd. The shelves of her office are overflowing with books and there are stacks of them by her bedside. She lives in Central Ohio with her husband, two children, and two cats. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund.

  • 25 Mar 2019 8:03 PM | Anonymous

    The 2019 Author Series featured Ohio author A.E. Jones March 19th at Veterans Memoral Auditorium in Marysville, OH. A Paranormal romance and urban fantasy author, A.E. Jones writes about all variations of supernatural. A.E. is the winner of RWA's Golden Heart Award and the Booksellers Best Award. She has been a Holt & Daphne du Maurier finalist. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library endowment fund.

  • 18 Feb 2019 8:00 PM | Anonymous

    Cindy Thomson is an Ohio author of eight historical fiction books, including her newest novel, Enya's Son, third in the Daughters of Ireland series based on ancient legends. Being a genealogy enthusiast, she has also written articles for several genealogy related publications. She spoke at 7 pm on February 12th as part of the 2019 Author Series at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium in Marysville, OH.  All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library endowment fund.

  • 14 Feb 2019 5:30 PM | Anonymous

    The Friends of the Marysville Library make an annual contribution to the Library in the amount of 4.5% of the year end total of the Endowment Fund.  The 2019 endowment fund distribution check of $12,056.45 was presented to Library Director, Nieca Nowels by Friends Board President, Dave Irish and Library Trustee, Anita Tiller.  The Friends are proud to be able to make a continuing contribution to our library.

  • 21 Jan 2019 8:00 PM | Anonymous

    Ohio author Addie J. King spoke January 15th at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium as part of the 2019 Author Series. She is an attorney by day and author by nights, evenings, weekends, and whenever else she can find a spare moment. She is the author of six contemporary fantasy novels, including the Grimm Legacy Series, and the Hochenwalt Files Series. She lives in Urbana, OH. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library endowment fund.

  • 24 May 2018 1:35 PM | Anonymous

    Ohio author comes to Marysville for the last talk in the Author Series

     

    Editor’s note:  The following information was written by Friends of the Library board member, Marysville resident and community volunteer Florence Allen.

     

    Leah Stewart, will introduce Marysville residents to her books of fiction on April 24, at 7:00 PM. The author visit is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Ms. Stewart will talk about her many books at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 233 6th St., Marysville, OH 43040.

     

    Ms. Stewart is a professor in Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati.  Her newest book is titled, What You Don’t know About Charlie Outlaw.  You can read about the promotion of the book on her website.

     

    Leah is a critically acclaimed author, who has been the recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship in 2014 and a Sachs Fund Prize in 2010.  She has also been listed on The State Library of Ohio choose to Read Ohio.  Her novel, The History of Us is set in her hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio.

     

    Her books have been recognized for their remarkable human insights, suspenseful plots, vivid prose and comedic moments.  She has also published Body of a Girl and The Myth of You and Me, in additional to her other two books.

     

    Residents who certainly enjoy meeting Leah and hearing about her writing adventures at our Veterans Auditorium.  You’re invited to come share your love of reading and meet the author.  Books will be available for purchase and the author will sign your selection.    

     

    Students will be admitted free. Tickets are available for purchase for $5.00 each at the door or at the Maysville Public Library. 


  • 02 Apr 2018 1:31 PM | Anonymous

    Local author features The Ohio State University in newest book in the next Author Series

     

    Editor’s note:  The following information was written by Friends of the Library board member, Marysville resident and community volunteer Florence Allen.

     

    Bill Shkurti, will introduce Marysville residents to his second book, “The Ohio State University in the Sixties”.  The author’s visit is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Bill will talk about his experiences in life and his way of sharing them on March 27th at 7:00 PM at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 233 6th St., Marysville, OH 43040.

     

    Shkurti is currently an Adjunct Professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs and an author, who writes and gives book talks throughout central Ohio.  In his second book he writes about OSU campus in the Sixties.  His book gives a full account of the issues and events on campus during the controversial times of the Viet Nam era.

     

    Mr. Shkurti shares that he was born in Akron, Oh and majored in economics at OSU.  After serving as an army artillery officer in Germany, Vietnam and Fort Meade, Maryland.  His first book, “Soldiering in a Dying War” is a firsthand account about the war.

     

    He returned to OSU to earn an advanced degree.  The State of Ohio hired him for a number of positions, including state budget director.  He returned to OSU and served as the chief financial adviser at Ohio State until his retirement in 2010.

     

    Bill gives book talks throughout central Ohio.  Attendees will certainly enjoy hearing stories about our local university at our Veterans Auditorium.  You’re invited to come share your love of reading and meet the author.  Books will be available for purchase and the author will sign your selection.    

     

    Students will be admitted free. Tickets are available for purchase for $5.00 each at the door or at the Maysville Public Library.  For more information about the author go to Bill Shkurti and read about him on the internet.


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