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- Volume 9 Issue 3 -
April, 2011

Create StoryLibrary Story Contest

Be creative – tell your story in any way that appeals to you. Some ideas:

  • Create a poem, short story, essay or play (or any type of written creative activity)
  • Take a photograph, draw/paint a picture, create a 3-D object (or any type of artistic creation)
  • Design a collage, create a quilt square, make a video, etc.

Prizes will be awarded.

The deadline for Submissions is April 7, 2011. The winner will be announced on Tuesday April 12 at 7:30 pm during the presentation by Marilyn Johnson, author of
This book is overdue
Item created must be original work and not plagiarized.
Any Questions: Please contact Library Director Lois Szudy


Marilyn Johnson @ Courtright Memorial Library

Marilyn Johnson, the author of This Book is Overdue , will visit Courtright Memorial Library @ 7:30pm April 12, 2011.

The event is co-sponsored by the Westerville Public Library and the Friends of the Otterbein University Courtright Memorial Library. It's a free to all event and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcomed.

Otterbein University
Courtright Memorial Library
138 W. Main St., Westerville, OH 43081

For more information, contact Lois Szudy, Library Director, @

lszudy@otterbein.edu 614-823-1414



National Library Week: April 10th-16th

First sponsored in 1958 , National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country each April.

During the week of April 10th-16th, the Courtright Memorial Library will host programs and activities in honor of National Library Week. Stop by and create your own story at the library!

The Winning Bookmark of the Year is....

Congratulations to Dani Hanlin for her winning design for the 2010-2011 Friends of the Courtright Memorial Library bookmark!

You can see all of the bookmarks submitted on display at the first floor of the Library.

Click here to go to the Library's blog on Blogspot


New materials added to the library in the past month. More...

Need more information? Have more questions? Visit the library home page at http://library.otterbein.edu. Chat with a reference librarian at http://olc6.ohiolink.edu/.
E-mail us at Library@otterbein.edu or call us at 823-1984