The library provides free Wi-Fi and a wide range of in-house services , as well as our extensive "Coppa Collection," a library of local events on video. Find out more here . We are also happy to provide a number of special services for children . For upcoming events for children and adults, see our calendar . More special services provided for adults using OPL include the following.
Interlibrary Loan: When OPL and the CLEVNET library consortium do not own a book, journal, or other material that you need, we will try to obtain the item from a library outside the consortium. There is a minimum $2.00 charge for this service per item.
Homebound: Patrons who are unable to get to the library may request to join OPL's homebound program. Volunteers will pick up and deliver library materials to anyone in the Orrville City School District who cannot come to the library due to physical limitations. Click here for the homebound registration form .
Hold-That-Book and Hold-That-DVD: The "Hold-That-Book" program at OPL allows patrons to fill out a form selecting their favorite authors from a list. When any of those selected authors release new material, your name will automatically be placed on the holds list. "Hold-That-DVD" allows patrons to fill out a card selecting each month's latest movie releases and have them put on hold. See our collection highlights here .
Book-A-Librarian: This service allows you to reserve a 30-minute session where you can have one-on-one time with a librarian for basic computer learning. Topics include basic introduction to computers, Internet basics, E-mail account setup and use, or other topics. Sessions must be booked in advance. Contact the library to schedule a session.
Electronic Updates: You can receive library notifications via e-mail, including holds that are available, overdue alerts, and account status updates through our NetNotice  feature. We also have a customized e-newsletter that allows you to be the first to get news on all our new materials and events. Click here to sign up .
Meeting Rooms: The library has several meeting rooms that may be used by the public. Find out more .
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Users of OPL who agree to comply by the electronic resources  policy and electronic resources--acceptable use policy  can enjoy Internet access and public PCs with a variety of software, including word processing, Microsoft Excel, Access and Powerpoint. Other software includes Adobe Reader and WinWay, a resume-creating program. Windows Media Player allows PC users to listen to audio with headphones and the library provides wireless Internet access.
Printing and Copying
Printing from computers is available for $.20 per page. OPL also has a black and white and a color copier for public use.
In addition to our regular collection, OPL boasts an extensive "Coppa Collection," local events (i.e. sporting events at local schools, parades, town meetings and more) on tape. Some recordings are available for library users to check out. Library users may also purchase copies of any event for $10 per DVD. Request forms are available at the Information Desk.
Local History and Health Kits
OPL also has a section dedicated to local history in and around Orrville, with materials on genealogy, local businesses, families and more, and comprehensive sets of materials on specific health topics called "health kits" available for checkout.
The library is happy to provide incentives and prizes for adults to read their way through the summer along with the kids and teens. Stop by the library or give us a call for details.
Books and Reading
Government and Politics
Health and Medicine
Maps and Travel
Patents and Copyrights
The Affordable Care Act includes sweeping changes and a number of options in healthcare coverage. There are a wide variety of resources available online that provide information about these options, and how to choose what is best for you. The staff of the Orrville Public Library can direct patrons to those resources.
Making the correct healthcare choices requires an understanding of each person’s or family’s unique health and financial circumstances. Members of the Orrville Public Library staff are not trained or licensed to provide advice or to assist you in selecting a specific health plan, but can provide information and direction to public resources about the Affordable Care Act that will help you make your own choices.
As part of the Affordable Health Care Act , U.S. citizens and legal residents will be required to have qualifying health coverage by January 1, 2014 . In preparation for this, a health care exchange (a place where consumers can purchase subsidized health insurance coverage) will be available beginning October 1, 2013. If an individual wishes their health insurance to begin January 1, 2014, they must enroll by mid-December. Open Enrollment will close March 31, 2014.
There are four methods an individual can use to apply for health care insurance:
Locally, the Wayne County Department of Job and Family Services  provides help getting started. More information can be found here:
Pursuing a new job or career can be a daunting task, but many resources exist to help. This page contains many of the local and online resources we have found beneficial in the job search process.
Search for Jobs
Job Seeker Clubs
Information on Companies
There are 5 criteria on which to base your evaluation of a website. Below are some examples of good and bad websites in each category, and a quiz to test your knowledge.
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|Objectivity||Good ||Bad |
|Coverage||Good ||Bad |
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Which one should you use?
|Cat Behavior A ||Cat Behavior B |
|Earth's Core A ||Earth's Core B |
|Secondhand Smoke A ||Secondhand Smoke B |
City of Fredricton A 
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