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Public Library

983 Main Street
Grafton, OH  44044
FAX:  440-926-3000

Library Hours
Monday  -  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday  -  10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday  -  Closed
Thursday  -  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday  -  10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Saturday  - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday  -  Closed

Many thanks goes out to all who helped us make the
31st annual Old Fashioned Christmas a success.


Santa's Little helper Puppet Show
Monday, December 13th from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Award winning Lakewood Ohio native, Nancy Sander, brings her English punch puppets to the Grafton-Midview Public library with a delightful holiday show, "Santa's Little helper."  Children of all ages will enjoy this face-paced, high energy event of Christmas silliness and a good deal of audience participation.  Giggles and guffaws are guaranteed!  Registration is required.  Seating is limited.  This event made possible by a grant from the Stocker Foundation.

 Grafton-Midview Kiwanis Splash Station
The new splash pad project in Grafton is progressing.  Plans for a spring construction are being made.  The Splash Station has a logo, a website and can be found on Facebook.  Visit the Splash Station website for more details. 

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Read with Cappy and Fly
Every Monday @ GMPL from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Children can read to Cappy the Greyhound and Fly the Border Collie.  Cappy and Fly love being petted and will remain with their handler throughout the session.  Youngsters interested in reading to Cappy or Fly may stop by the Library the day of the event.  This is a FREE program.  Parents may not leave the library during sessions.  Please call the Library for more details.

Recycle your Holiday Catalogs
The Holiday Season is here and mailboxes are already filling up with catalogs, catalogs and more catalogs.  Please drop off unwanted catalogs in our recycling bin!  All money raised benefits the Library.  Drop off all unwanted paper in our  Abitibi Paper Retriever behind the Library.  WHAT GOES IN THE BIN?  Newspapers  -  Magazines  -  Mail  - folded corrugated cardboard and soft cover books School & Office Papers  and Catalogs

Find Help in Tough Times on our Website
Trying to find help during these tough economic times?  The Grafton-Midview Public Library’s website is dedicated to finding the latest information and agencies to help you in this struggling economy.   We have created an entire job search web page with the most popular and not so popular sites for job hunting.  We’ve included numerous links to sites such as GlassDoor, Job & Career Accelerator, Optimal Resume and Ohio Here to Help.  Please check out these useful and informative links from our website.

Make a New Year’s Resolution for 2011– Become a Friend!
Want to make a resolution for 2011 that will affect you and hundreds of others in your community? 
Make a difference by joining the Friends of GMPL.  Ten dollars buys a membership for you and your whole family for an entire year.  The Friends of GMPL are devoted to promoting the Library by holding funding raising events and actively participating in Library functions.  Friends meet monthly in the Library’s first floor meeting room to discuss ways to improve all aspects of GMPL.    For more information, please call Friends President, Kathy Hyle @ 440-926-1302 or Vice President, Carol Wallace at 440-355-5866.

Apply for your Ohio Veterans Bonus

Complete the online application form either on your home computer or stop by the Library and use one of ours.  The application will only take approximately 20 minutes.  All you need is your DD-214 and/or other documentation showing your service dates.  Please be sure to not leave the website before your application is completed or it will not be saved.  Be sure to read the instructions on their website carefully.  For more information, please call the Department of Veterans Services at 1-877-OHIO-VET.


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Grafton-Midview Public Library   1944 - 2010