Ohio Township Central Library News

Winners – Owl Contest – Money Smart Week, 2014

Written By: Diane - Apr• 11•14

Well, we got them together to pose on the podium (glass shelf)  Congratulations Caylie , (Children) Yuko, (Adult)  Jessica (Staff) and Cleo (Teen)  Great looking Owls!

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We do, however, have a slight problem – we don’t have Caylie’s phone number to notify her of her win.  Does anyone know Caylie?  Can you let us know?  We’d appreciate it.  (dsprick@ohio.lib.in.us)

This is the Owl in question:

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Caylie’s Owl is suffering with an identity crisis.  Please help us out.

Monopoly Night – Tuesday, April 8

Written By: Diane - Apr• 09•14

Had lots of fun at Monopoly night last night – thought we’d share some pictures -

Immersed in Star Wars Monopoly


Object was to spend their Monopoly $ very fast - they're doing their best

Object was to spend their Monopoly $ very fast – they’re doing their best


Join us in the Teen Activity Room every other week on Tuesday nights to “test drive” all the Monopoly versions in there.  Next Monopoly Night is Tuesday, April 22 at 6pm.  See you there!



After Hours @the Library With Author Rick Reed

Written By: Diane - Apr• 02•14



Friday, April 18 at 5:30pm Ohio Township Public Library System – Central Library (Newburgh) begins a special event series with author Rick Reed of the True Crime novel “Blood Trail” and the Jack Murphy crime series; “Cruelest Cut”, “The Coldest Fear”, “Final Justice” and soon to be released “Murphy’s Law”.

Reed will give a presentation about his true crime work, “Blood Trail” – local convicted serial killer Joseph Weldon Brown whom he helped apprehend.  He will also discuss his works of thriller fiction which chase criminals through the streets of Evansville as well and be available to sign his books.

A representative from Barnes & Noble will be on hand should you wish to purchase his books and/or have them signed.

Reed is both a retired member of the Evansville Police Department and the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Dept.

In the future, the library will showcase various local authors in the After Hours series.  Look for future notices of authors, dates and times.  Do you have a suggestion?  Let us know.  Questions?  Call 853-5468, ext. 303.



Lunch & Learn – A Good Goodbye

Written By: Diane - Mar• 26•14


A Good Goodbye

A Free Lunch & Learn

The Ohio Township Central Library and H.E.L.P. (Healthcare Education Learning Partners) are collaborating for a Lunch & Learn program about funeral planning for those who don’t plan to die – at least not anytime soon. Laura Bush, Director of Preplanning at Browning Funeral Home will present this program that can provide you with the tools you need to “start that conversation.”

This free lunch and informational session takes place on Wednesday, April 16 at 12:00 p.m. in the Diamond Room at the Ohio Township Central Library in Newburgh. Come join us and learn more about this important topic. To reserve a spot, or to find out more information about this program, please call the Circulation Desk at 301.


Written By: Diane - Mar• 26•14


001This Owl Bank designed by Logan M. Keck



PLEASE CALL 853-5468, ext. 301 to register for ALL programs so we know how many to expect.

Saturday, – April 5Give a Hoot About Savings — 1-4pm in the Emerald Room (all ages)  – Come and decorate your own Owl Bank.  You can enter your bank in the competition for “Best” Owl Bank in your category- Children/Teen/Adult & Staff.  Owls will be returned Sunday, April 13 after they’ve been displayed in our gallery during Money Smart Week and judged by an independent judge.

Monday, April 7Identity Theft, Investment Scams, Fraud & How They Can Make It To Your Credit Report (Adults) — 4:30-5:30pm in the Emerald Room with speaker Andrea Collins, from Apprisen Credit Counseling.

Tuesday, April 8Federal and State Tax Form Preparation — (Adults) 12-4pm in the Emerald Room.  Federal and state tax form preparation by trained AARP staff.  Be sure to bring all relevant paperwork.

Tuesday, April 8Monopoly Night at the Library (All ages) — 6-8pm in the Diamond Room.  Come & play … lots of Monopoly games to choose from – what’s your money strategy?

Wednesday, April 9 — Fresh Market & Shopping @the Grocery Store & Being Money Smart (Adults) — 6-7pm in the Emerald & Diamond Rooms.  Roger Tandy, Meat Dept., Heather Helm, Produce Dept., Brianna Martin, Grocery Dept., & Jay Fox, Asst. Store Manager will talk about saving money while grocery shopping – conventional versus organic, and more…  NOTE: THIS PROGRAM WAS CANCELLED BY FRESH MARKET – IT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE!  OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES.  WE HAVE NOTIFIED ALL WHO HAVE SIGNED UP.

Thursday, April 10Organizing Your Personal & Financial Papers (Adults) — 6-7pm Emerald & Diamond Rooms.  Amy Payne, a Professional Organizer from Lasting Order will discuss organizing those personal papers and talk about where your money may be going.  Just how long do you keep those “important papers”?  No one seems to know!  Find out!

Friday, April 11Here Comes the Judge — Impartial judging of the Owl Banks in all categories from the display cases in the gallery.  Whoooo will win?

Sunday, April 12Notification of Winners for Owl Banks — Notification of winners and reminders to pick up their banks.


PLEASE CALL 853-5468, ext. 301 to register for ALL programs so we know how many to expect.