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Christmas Story Stroll

Discover the story behind How Santa Got His Job, by Stephen Krensky in the library's Christmas Story Stroll.  The story is displayed in front of the library building.  After you complete the story, stop in the library for a candy cane and more Christmas stories to share with your family.  

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest 2021

The Friends of the East Palestine Memorial Public Library will host a Gingerbread House Display and Contest at the library as a part of the Snowflake Festival on Saturday, December 4 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  The Gingerbread Houses will be on display at the library from Wednesday, December 1 to Saturday, December 4.    

Family and individual prizes will be judged by members of the Friends of the Library.  Judging for People's Choice will take place during display times by the public.   

Halloween Story Stroll at the East Palestine Library

In honor of Halloween, East Palestine Library is offering a Story Stroll with the book, We're Off to Find the Witch's House by Mr. Kreib on the South Lawn of the Library near the digital sign.  Visit the stroll with your children during Halloween weekend, or the week after Halloween until Saturday, November 6, 2021. Goody bags will be available for participants while supplies last.   A scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize will also be offered.   Happy Halloween from East Palestine Library!

Historical Newspapers of East Palestine, Ohio

Thanks to a donation from Amy Loucks Gallen, in memory of her great-grandfather, Charles L. Merwin, who purchased and began publishing The Reveille Echo in 1905 and went on to publish the Daily Leader beginning in 1915, researchers and genealogists have access to the Reveille Echo newspaper online.  This database of newspapers is made available through the Ohio Memory Project, a collaborative program of the Ohio History Collection and State Library of Ohio.