Adult Services

An Evening with Author Wade Meyer

What Shall I Bring

Join author Wade Meyer on Thursday, February 25 at 6:30 PM as he discusses his new book, What Shall I Bring? Your Personal Cookbook for Visiting Friends.  Whether you are solving equations or cooking, you want to succeed.  Meyer’s book provides the answers for your success!  You have been invited to a party or an event and you have been asked the proverbial question.  This book is your Answer Key!  Not only are the dishes unique and delicious, but they are also easy to prepare.  This author event is part of the Library’s Nights at the Round Table author series.  A book signing will follow the program, which is free and open to all.  Please call the Library at 330.343.6123 register.

Volunteer of the Month: Sherry

SherrySherry has been named our Volunteer of the Month for February, 2016! Congrats, Sherry!


How long have you been volunteering at the library?

Since 2010


Why did you want to become a volunteer at the library?

I’ve had a life-long love of reading and my first job was at the Library while I was in High School. So, I thought this was a perfect opportunity to renew my interest when I retired.


What are some of your favorite authors?

Donna Andrews, J.D. Robb, John Sandford, and Catherine CoulterSherry Among the Books


What do you enjoy most about being a volunteer?

The great staff and the opportunity to be among the books


Thank you for all your hard work, Sherry!

Would you like to volunteer? Contact Wendy Contini for more information on how to help your library.

Picturing America Program Series

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The Library will host an art and American history appreciation program called Picturing America beginning on February 10 at 6:30 PM in the Community Room. Established in 2007 by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Picturing America is an innovative program for libraries that helps citizens gain a deeper appreciation of our country’s history and character through the study and understanding of its art. Over the course of ten sessions, art educator Kathleen Riley of Dover will present forty carefully selected works of art spanning several centuries–all by American painters, sculptors, photographers and architects.  Future Picturing America program dates are: February 10, February 17, February 24, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, April 13, April 20, April 27. All sessions begin at 6:30 PM and are free and open to all. For more information or to register for the Picturing America series, please call 330-343-6123.

Genealogy Lock-in and Pizza Party 5-8 p.m. on Saturday. Be there!


There is still time to register for the genealogy lock-in on Saturday! Visit Dover Public Library after hours to discover our new genealogy and local history materials, including new databases that will allow you to search for obituaries and military records from the comfort of your own home. We are offering free copying and printing, and of course…




Free Pizza!


So bring a friend, your research questions, and your appetite and come see what Dover Public Library has to offer the historians and genealogists of Tuscarawas County!

Money Mondays

Money Mondays

Mondays at 6:30 PM in the Community Room


Take charge of your money this year with a series on important financial topics. Presented by Financial Advisor Dennis Lint of Edwards Jones. Call the library at 330.343.6123 to register for these programs:

January 25
Foundations of Investing

February 29: Leave It, Roll It, Take It: Know Your Employer Retirement Plan Options

March 28: Retirement: Making Your Money Last

April 25: Five Money Questions for Women

May 23: College: Getting There From Here

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Meet Kent State Kicker April Goss

April GossMonday, January 4 at 6:30 PMApril Goss2

April Goss made history this past fall by becoming only the second female to score in a Division I college football game. Goss, a senior at Kent State University, kicked an extra point in a 45-13victory over Delaware State on September 12th. Goss will share the inspirational story of her journey to major college football and will sign autographs. Call the library at 330-343-6123 to register for this free community program.

Video of Goss’ historic kick can be seen here.