Welcome to the Ontario Public Library!

Libraries are more than just books today.  Check out the pages of our website above to find out what’s happening at the library. Click on the WRLSWEB link on the left to search our catalog and the other links to find information on other topics.

Upcoming Library Events.

Knit Wits Road Trip Thurs. Mar.30. The Knit Wits are going on a Road Trip to visit the Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill in Mt. Horeb, WI.  We will leave the library at 8:00am and return late afternoon.  Along the way we will have lunch and do some shopping.  If you are interested in joining us, contact the library at 337-4651.

Sock ‘em Wed. April 12 at 8:30am. You can decide how to create your own sock pattern with the help of a guide. Contact the library for more information, if you would like to participate or just join us.

Knit Wits every Friday from 10:00am-12:00pm. Bring you knitting or other handwork and join the always lively conversation.

Spring Treats For Sale Apr. 14 & 15.  Let us do your Easter and Spring baking.  There will be cookies and other holiday treats for sale.  Proceeds will benefit the library.

A Night Out of Asia Sat. May 6 @ 6:00pm. This fundraiser for the library will feature an Asian inspired dinner interspersed with talks about Japan, Korea, and China by our veteran travelers, Mark and Monica Jagel, Jan Kenyon and Wayne and Kathy Barrett.  Cost is $20 per person and proceeds will benefit the library.

Planning Your Winter Pantry Mon. May 6 @ 5:00pm. We will begin with a potluck supper and Lauren West will discuss how to eat healthier year round by planting your garden now.  We will consider the best herbs to grow with preservation for winter in mind. This is a companion class.  In the fall we will learn the basics of fermenting, canning, freezing, and drying.

Book Group Discussion on Wed. Mar. 8 at 2:00pm.  We will discuss Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Stop by the library for a copy, if you would like to read the book or join the discussion.

Play Groups Wednesdays at 10:00am.  Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for stories, activities and crafts.

Can You Help Us? There are many ways to support the library.  Consider these opportunities and give us a call: Deliver books to the homebound. Donate gently used children’s books. Help with the Shared Stories project. Help with the Community Garden. Organize and add books to our two Little Free Libraries. Bake cookies or help serve at a fundraising dinner.

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