Learn to use PowerPoint to make slide displays and easy to use presentations. Register online or at the Information Desk beginning on Monday, May 8.

Instructor: Travis McAfee

Way is pleased to showcase a variety of fun, creative, and extraordinary art works from kids and teens through junior high age at Way and PRIZM's Youth Art Invitational Exhibit. All art works will be on display July 10 – August 29 in Way's Gallery on the lower level.

Join us for the Opening Reception on Thursday, July 13 at 2:00 pm. Awards and certificates will be presented at the reception. You do not have to be present to accept. Refreshments will be served.

Learn to use PowerPoint to make slide displays and easy to use presentations. Register online or at the Information Desk beginning on Monday, May 8.

Instructor: Kara Prielipp

On Monday, August 21, 2017, American skywatchers will be treated to a rare and spectacular celestial show — the first total solar eclipse visible from the continental United States since 1979. The eclipse will be visible across all of North and Central America and the northern half of South America. A total eclipse, in which the Sun is completely covered by the Moon, will be seen only along a 100 km-wide band that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina. Observers outside the path of totality will witness a partial eclipse of the sun, with up to 99% of the sun covered by the Moon. From Northwest Ohio maximum eclipse occurs at 2:27 pm when 82% of the sun will be covered.

A total solar eclipse is one of the more spectacular celestial events that you can witness. Don Murad, a veteran of six solar eclipses, will provide information on how to observe the eclipse safely and what you can expect if you decide to take a day trip to view one of nature's most awe inspiring shows.

Adults can help to “Build A Better World,” too!

To go along with our Summer Reading Club theme “Build A Better World,” children and teens at Way Library are helping their favorite charities by accumulating minutes of reading. At the end of July, those minutes will be turned into monetary donations by our generous sponsor, O-I. We know our adult patrons have big hearts, too, and would like to be included. So, are you ready to get started building a better world? Beginning June 5th and continuing through August 3rd you can donate much-needed items to The Cocoon Shelter, a local organization that works with victims of domestic violence.

Bring in any (or all!) of the following items to Way Public Library:

  • toilet bowl cleaner
  • sponges/scrub brushes
  • mops/mop heads
  • large black trash bags
  • new women’s underwear, all sizes
  • tote bags/reusable shopping bags
  • 8 ½ x 11 copy paper

Way Library welcomes Jay Rinsen Weik Sensei, Abbot of the Buddhist Temple of Toledo and director of the University of Toledo Mindfulness and Creativity Initiative, for a workshop on the practice of mindfulness. No prior experience is required.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required

Unusual, fun, and useful items that can be checked out with your library card! Need a metal detector? We’ve got one. Want to borrow a sewing machine? We have one of those, too. Have you always wanted to play a ukulele? Take one home and give it a try.

On July 26 at 6:30pm, the public is invited to the unveiling of our highly anticipated Beyond Books collection. More than 40 amazing items will be available that you can check out with your library card.

Keep an eye on our website for exciting updates as we get closer to launch date.

Keeping your computer files organized and easy to find is an integral part of being an efficient computer user. Learn how to save and organize documents, images, and other files. We will cover how to make folders, create short cuts, and save to a flash drive. We will also cover default file locations, One Drive, and more. Register online or at the Information Desk beginning on Monday, May 8.

Instructor: Travis McAfee