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Elie Wiesel, War’s Witness | Chautauqua Event

The worst, the most horrific story to come out of World War II is the story of the Holocaust that resulted in the death of six million Jews. The most effective witness of the Holocaust was the writer Elie Wiesel, who died just four years ago. This illustrated program will explore Wiesel’s witness and his […]

Five Days in May 1940 | Chautauqua Event

During five days in late May 1940, England began a desperate evacuation of Allied troops from the beaches at Dunkirk. Two powerful members of Churchill’s five-man war cabinet were in favor of negotiating with Hitler to avoid the blood bath that they feared the British forces would experience if they continued to fight the Nazi […]


Jackbox Games

Teens and adults join us for a night of ridiculous entertainment with Jackbox Games. Use your smart phone or other device to play along with us from home. We will be starting off with Quiplash and changing up games as time allows. You can either join us in the Stockwell Room in person or join […]

Jim Kleefeld | Family Program

Guy C. Myers Memorial Bandshell 209 Parkside Dr., Ashland

Jim Kleefeld’s Magical Tales with Tails magic show will be full of fun. The program will include Aesop’s Fables and stories about pets, zoo, and farm animals. This program is great for younger ages. This program will be held at the Guy C. Myers Memorial Bandshell at Brookside Park. If inclement weather please see our […]


Garden Guidance

Jessica returns this summer with Garden Guidance. She will be giving you some her best tips and tricks for maintaining your garden. Find the video online on our Facebook page or on YouTube.

Mad Science | Family Program

Guy C. Myers Memorial Bandshell 209 Parkside Dr., Ashland

Mad Science will be putting on a show of fire and ice. This spectacular show thrills audiences with impressive science experiments. The event includes foggy dry ice storms and demonstrates how giant beach balls can float in the air. Students are amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers! This program will be held […]

Summer Reading Wrap-Up Celebration

Stop by the Corner Park to fill up your reading log with last minute reads along with United Way’s Fun Fridays. The Bookmobile will be there with plenty of books to checkout and read. Check out the animals from the Akron Zoomobile.


Fun Fridays with United Way

Join United Way and Ashland Public Library for Fun Fridays! June Entertainment: Mad Science July Entertainment: Tom's Kitchen Table August Entertainment: Akron Zoomobile For more information about Fun Fridays visit United Way of Ashland County's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Unitedwayofashlandoh/


Craft Takeout

Every other Saturday adults can stop by the library to pickup a Craft Takeout box. Each box will contain all the materials and instructions necessary to make the designated craft. Stay posted to Facebook to see upcoming crafts. Supplies are limited.


Better Read Book Discussion

Stockwell Room 224 Claremont Ave., Ashland

Join us in person, in the Stockwell Room for our Better Read Book Discussion. In correspondence with the in person discussion we will be posting the questions in our Facebook group linked below. June: "The City We Became," by N.K. Jemisin July: "Never Let Me Go," by Kazuo Ishiguro August: "They Called Us Enemy," by […]


The Craft Workshop

Page Room 224 Claremont Ave., Ashland

Adults are invited to get creative and join us on the second Tuesday of each month in the Stockwell Room for The Craft Workshop. We will have all of the materials needed for you to make and take home a unique piece.  September 14: Yarn Pumpkin Garland October 12: Packing tape transfer votive holders November […]


Wild Cards

Page Room 224 Claremont Ave., Ashland

Drop in 11am - 12pm every Wednesday to shuffle the deck with our Wild Cards program. We will have multiple decks of cards available for you to relax and play a few hands. Whether you have to teach us how to play your favorite card game or you're satisfied with a simple game of go-fish […]