Regular library users have noticed some changes to the library database over the past few months. There is a wider variety of materials, more copies of popular titles are available and the catalog shows that some of the items are owned by places like Ironton and Jackson City libraries. In November of last year, the Meigs County District Public Library and the Briggs Lawrence County Public Library took advantage of an offer from our library circulation software provider The Library Corporation (TLC) to merge the two library’s databases to form one big database which includes all of our materials. The newly formed cooperative venture is called the Ohio Valley Library Consortium (OVLC).
When do you plan to increase your hours? Can I sign up for a computer class now? These are just a few of the questions we have received from the public since the library levy was approved on March 6th. The support of the library by the community is truly appreciated. I want to assure our supporters, the people of Meigs County, that we are doing everything we can to restore services as quickly as possible. The thing about a levy though, is that although it was approved in 2012, the library will not receive any additional funds from the levy until at leas