Story Time

Come share the fun of literacy through stories, finger play, a song, and an activity! Participants will engage with stories and movement to enhance social and language development. Parent or caregiver will learn fun songs and finger play to do at home.

For children ages 2 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver.

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Teen Takeover

Teens Takeover the library on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Anyone, in grades 6th through 12th, is invited.

On Wednesdays, preteens and teens take over the computer lab from 4-5 pm. No one, older or younger, is allowed to use the computer lab.

Thursdays, preteens and teens take over the meeting room. Want to get away from your house? Looking for a place to be? Come to the library to play games, do crafts, watch a movie, get help with homework, and more; the space is yours to command!  The meeting room is available from 4-5:30 pm.

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Weekend Story Time

Kids this is for you!

Listen to stories and learn about other good books to read. We may do crafts, listen to music, or have an activity. Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 3pm

Targeted for ages 2-8.

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Adult Game Night

Thursday, January 19th from 5:30-7:30pm. A variety of games will be available, including chess, checkers, backgammon, and cards.  We will provide coffee, and you are welcome to bring snacks.

Enjoy an evening of fun with friends!

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Paint at the Library

Saturday, January 28th from 2-4pm. Adults, teens, tweens and kids over 5 years old, are invited to create a painting. Sarah will lead us in creating a picture on canvas. There is a $5 deposit, to hold your spot. If you do not attend, you forfeit the $5 as a donation. There is a $10 fee if you do not have a Ashland Library card.

You may sign up at any time, via phone, Facebook, our calendar, or in person. We are only able to accommodate 36 individuals so payment of the deposit is required to hold your place in the event.

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Free E-books and Audio books

With your library card you have access to free e-books and audio books on our app, called Overdrive. A class offering tips for using the Overdrive application will be offered Saturday, January 21st, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, in the Computer Lab.

Register at the front desk or with our online calendar.

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Childcare Provider Class- 3 credit hours

Childcare Providers plan now to come get 3 hours of credit!

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ACT Online Help

Are you going to take the ACT test and want a practice test or other help studying? With your Ashland Public Library card number you can get just that.


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Preschool Learning Software for Free

With your library card you can create an account to Miss Humblebee’s Academy for free. This has a full online curriculum from preschool through kindergarten. Just click the picture to start!

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Computer and Device Help in January

Tuesdays in January from 5-7 pm we are offering help with your cell phones or tablets. Sign up for a 30 minute time slot to ask questions and get help learning how to use your device.

We are unable to troubleshoot or fix malfunctioning devices, take apart or replace physical parts on a device, or participate in credit card transactions.

Saturday, January 7th, we will have an Excel Class from 3-4 pm. Sign up in the library or online at

Friday, January 13th and 20th from 1-2 pm we will have a computer basics class. Do you know someone who wants to learn how to use a computer, but has little to no knowledge of a computer? This will be the class for them. Have them sign up in the library or give us a call.

Saturday,  January 21st from 1:30-2:30 pm we will show you how to use Overdrive to get free eBooks and audio books. If you have a device you want to put the app on please bring it along. Sign up online at or in the library at the circulation desk.

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