Library on Wheels


Library On Wheels
You may reach MidPointe’s Library On Wheels by phone at (513-424-4918) or by email at libraryonwheels@midpointelibrary.org.

About the Department
MidPointe’s Library On Wheels  plays an important role in providing library programming, materials and services to portions of the service area that does not have a physical branch. Additionally, this department serves library customers who have special needs or may have difficulty using the library through traditional means, in addition to providing supplementary learning tools to educators

Services

Bookmobile
Bookmobile coming winter 2017.

Home Delivery/Books by Mail
Library On Wheels provides monthly deliveries of library materials to Butler County nursing homes, assisted living facilities, other congregate living locations and personal homes. Patrons may make special requests or have the Library On Wheels staff select materials for them based on their reading interests. Learn more about this service here.

Deposit Collections
A deposit collection is a small library (100-200 books) of general reading material supplied to a qualifying agency or organization. These collections are serviced on a monthly basis to assure a fresh reading selection. Download an application for a deposit collection here.

Teacher Collection Service
The department delivers classroom collections to schools located in MidPointe’s service area. At least 5 teachers must request deliveries for a school to qualify. Teachers interested in classroom collections must apply for a MidPointe Teacher card. Learn more about teacher cards and collections here.

Programs for Children
Librarians provide storytimes and other programs at hospitals, classrooms, and other facilities serving children. Visits are made monthly during the school year and can continue during the summer. Library On Wheels youth librarians also provide programs for children at community locations and special events.

Senior Programs
The department provides programming for seniors at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. It also provides materials in a variety of formats for senior book clubs.

Ohio Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled
MidPointe’s Library On Wheels staff provides access and assistance for patrons wishing to utilize the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled. Find additional information regarding the OLBPD here.

The Library On Wheels Collection
Outreach Services has a large collection of materials designed to meet the special needs of people the department serves on a regular basis including:
Large print: an extensive collection of adult books, including fiction and nonfiction.
Audiobooks: CD, cassette and Playaways
• Materials for Nursing Home Activity Directors: Bifolkal program kits, videos, music, craft books, trivia, poetry, pictorials, and professional literature. Contact the department for a checklist of available materials.
• Juvenile materials: Fiction and nonfiction to meet the needs of teachers and their students, including multiple copies of many titles.
Special Needs Collection: Books for child\ren with special needs, their parents, and professionals who work with them.
   
 
 
WHAT'S IN THE NEWS    CONTACT INFO
 

Introducing Playaway Launchpad
Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Middletown and the Great War - Expore the Armco Ambulance Corps Collection
Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Summer Food Service Program at the MidPointe Library Middletown
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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