We are glad to welcome Wellsville Carnegie Public Library
The Wellsville Carnegie Public Library is located in Columbiana County. The library began when a small group of townspeople established a reading room and lending library in a store front on Main Street. Expenses were met by selling shares, as well as holding rummage sales, suppers and concerts. Some funds were received from donations. The first records for the new library were kept in 1908. By 1910 the library had a collection of 1,535 books.
Property on the corner of Main and Ninth Streets, originally belonging to Gen. James Reilly, was given to the city by the State of Ohio to be used for a public library. In 1916 the mayor appointed a board of trustees to manage the library and to apply to the Carnegie Trust Corporation for funds to build a library. The Carnegie Trust Corporation approved the application and awarded a total of $9,427 for the construction of the building. It was dedicated and opened to the public on November 20, 1917.
While the services offered by the library continued to grow, the building itself remained unchanged. By the early 1980s, the board began planning for the renovation and expansion of the library. It was not until 1998 that the plans became a reality. The library received a bequest of $711,000 from the estate of Helen McSweeney Miskall. Construction on the project began in July 1998. The new facility was dedicated May 23, 1999.
Please join us in welcoming Wellsville Carnegie Public Library to our OHIONET family. Also, visit their website, http://wellsville.webkits.oplin.org and like their Facebook page.
We are glad to welcome Western Reserve Hospital
The Medical Library on the Western Reserve Hospital campus is open Monday through Friday. A master's prepared librarian is available full-time within business hours to assist interns and residents with reference questions, literature searches, interlibrary loans, and any other library needs. Residents have access to the library 24 hours a day.
The library provides five networked computers, offering the latest technological tools to assist in research and presentation needs. Four printers (1 color) and a new photocopier, scanner, and basic office supplies are also available free of charge. There is an additional computer linked to the Summa Health System network, which offers links to online journals as well as the Physician's Portal, PACS, Star Navigator, etc.
The library houses current editions of major reference textbooks, as well as recent editions of other monographs, which focus on the major specialty programs of the hospital as well as general medical subjects providing a well-rounded collection. Timely interlibrary loan services are also available due to the hospital's membership in local, regional, and library national consortia.
Please join us in welcoming Western Reserve Hospital to our OHIONET family and visit their website, http://www.westernreservehospital.org/meded/medlib.html and like their Facebook page.