Community Discussion GroupPosted: December 1st, 2014

socratesSocrates Cafe is the new community discussion group meeting at Ritter every first Wednesday at 7 p.m. It’s a chance to talk over issues and share different points of view. It’s been called “good discussion about important topics by common people.” Ritter’s group is moderated by Jarret Pervola, professor of humanities at Lorain County Community College. The topic for Wednesday, Dec. 3:

“Does good art have to communicate?”

Family FunPosted: November 28th, 2014

diceLooking for something to do over the holiday weekend? Ritter is a great destination for your holiday guests and it doesn’t cost a dime. Enjoy the 200-gallon saltwater fish tank, stocked and maintained by Salty Critter aquarium experts. Head upstairs to check out the interesting green roof. Stop by the children’s department where kids will find a fun make-and-take craft, while supplies last. Then take home a movie or two!


Holiday HoursPosted: November 26th, 2014

The library is closing early Wednesday, Nov. 26 – at 5:30 p.m. The library is closed all day Thursday, Nov. 27. We re-open Friday, Nov. 28 at 9:30 a.m. Did you know Ritter’s wireless Internet signal is often accessible from the parking lot?

Research HelpPosted: November 25th, 2014

Students can get help from a professional librarian with their National History Day projects Sunday, Dec. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. We’ll start with a short presentation in the computer lab about valuable databases. Students will have a chance to ask questions and can stay to work on their projects, in groups or on their own. No registration necessary.

Try It Before You Buy It!Posted: November 24th, 2014

devicesThinking about buying a tablet this holiday season or investing in a new smartphone? Which device is right for you? Compare the various mobile devices on the market and the advantages of each Monday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. We’ll have many different models available for you to pick up and play with to help make you a better-informed shopper. Please let us know you’re coming by calling 967-3798 or go to the online calendar.

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