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SPL Mobile App

Did you know that anything you can do on the library’s website, you can also do on our app?

With Southwest Public Libraries’ mobile app, you can search our catalog, download ebooks and movies, access our research databases, learn about upcoming programs at the library, reserve items, book a meeting room, and check your account on your mobile device. You can also scan the barcode of any book and see if the library has it in stock!

We recently upgraded the app to make it easier and more convenient to use.

The app is available for free to download. You can find it by searching “Southwest Public Libraries” in any app store. For more information, visit

New Horizons Book Group

Love to Read? Want to explore new genres?

Join our New Horizons Book Discussion Group at Grove City Library, and we’ll navigate different sections of fiction and nonfiction throughout the year.

We’ll try Magical Realism, Mystery, Memoir, Graphic Novels, Bestsellers, and other unexplored sections of the Dewey Decimal Classification.

The group meets next at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 28. The featured book will be The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi

Chop, Blend, and Create!

Chop, Blend, and Create! will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, at Westland Area Library.

Don’t get hangry! Learn to make some easy, healthy recipes to tame that hunger in no time. 

Please call 614-878-1301 x232 to register for these events. For teens in grades 6-12.

Today's theme: Sensational Smoothies

Military History program rescheduled

The military history program Hard Lessons Learned: Tarawa has been rescheduled and will now be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 21, at Grove City Library.

The invasion of Tarawa in 1943 brought 3,351 casualties to the US Marines in 76 hours of fighting. Join MSgt. Stephen Walter USMCR (Ret.) for a viewing of a brief film and discussion of the operation.

The previously scheduled program, Lesser Known Countries of World War II, has been postponed.

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