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Holiday Family Take and Make Kits Available

Bossard Library is pleased to provide library patrons with a "Boardroom in a Bag" holiday take-and-make kit, while supplies last.

Enjoy some family time this holiday season by creating lasting keepsakes over the holiday break.

Kits will be available to be picked up beginning Tuesday, December 19 at 10:00 AM.

So that everyone has a chance to create a keepsake, there is a limit of one (1) kit per household, please.

COSI Water Connect Kits Available

Ever wonder how a ship as big as the Titanic could float? Or how water striders are able to walk on water? Water is all around us, and the COSI Connects Water Kit explores all sorts of water-related science activities.

These FREE kits, available while supplies last, include five water-themed STEM activities and science experiments for grades K-8.

Please click below for information on how to pick up a kit.

River Cities Warming Drive

The United Way of the River Cities is collecting for a Warming Drive.

They are now accepting new and gently used coats and cold-weather items for children and adults (all sizes).

A collection bin is located as you enter the Library near the Circulation Desk.

All items collected in Gallia County will go to help Gallia County citizens.

Transparent Language Online

Planning a trip to Japan next summer? Traveling to Italy to research your ancestry? Just want to brush up on that language you studied for four years in school, but somehow can't seem to remember it all? We've got you covered.

We are excited to announce the availability of Transparent Language Online, a complete language-learning system with courses and lessons designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Transparent Language Online allows learners to explore a new language in the comfort of their own home, at the library, or on-the-go.

Click below for more information.

Hatfields & McCoys: American Blood Feud Exhibit

From Friday, April 7, 2023 through Friday, May 19, 2023, the Library is pleased to have on display the West Virginia Humanities Council traveling exhibit, The Hatfields & McCoys: American Blood Feud.

Located in the Atrium, visitors may view this exhibit during the Library's regular operating hours. There is no charge to view this exhibit.

Please click below for more information.