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See You on Race Day!

The Southwest Community Leadership Program, sponsored by Grove City Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a 5K and family fun run on Saturday April 12, 2014 to support the Southwest Public Libraries.  The proceeds from the event, Booking it for Books, will be donated to the library to assist with the purchase of technology and other materials with the specific goal of reaching teens.


Saturday, April 12, 2014


7:30 a.m. Race day packet pick-up and registration
8:30 a.m. Kids 50/100 Yard Dash.
9:00 a.m. 5k and Family Fun Run.


Grove City High School - 4665 Hoover Road, Grove City, OH

Packet Pick-Up:Thursday, April 10 and Friday, April 11, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Grove City Library 3359 Park St., Grove City OH. 43123. The first 250 participants registered will receive a free technical shirt.









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There are positions currently available at the library.


Three more libraries will join us in April

Great news! Three more libraries are joining us as partners in the Central Library Consortium.  Upper Arlington, Bexley and London libraries will join on April 9 and the consortium will include 14 member libraries!  As a result, our library customers have access to a collection totalling 4.5 million books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs with their Southwest Public Libraries card.

In order to bring the new libraries on board and make changes, some services will be suspended for a short time.

From 9 p.m. on April 3 through 9 a.m. on April 9:
• My Account and our catalog will not be available on or SPL’s mobile app.
• You won’t be able to place items on hold.
• Due dates will be extended.

You’ll still be able to:
• Get a library card.
• Check out items, but bring your library card or library card number. We won’t be able to look it up.
• Use your library card for public computers.
• Use Zinio, electronic resources and eBooks.

In addition to SPL, Central Library Consortium members now include Alexandria Public Library, Bexley Public Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Fairfield County Library, Grandview Heights Public Library, London Public Library, Marysville Public Library, Pickaway County Library, Pickerington Public Library, Plain City Public Library, Upper Arlington Public Library, Wagnalls Memorial Library and Worthington Libraries.

Download Free Music from the Library!

  • a FREE downloadable music service
  • 7 million songs
  • available to SPL patrons from the library web site
  • 17,000+ music labels including the Sony Music catalog
  • 15,000+ music videos
Available beginning Feb. 1, 2014

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Southwest Public Libraries

3359 Park St.
Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-6716