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The library will be closed on December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st.
The Democratic Press, April 24, 1895, Page 2
Inspired with the thought of assisting the young minds of the community toward the higher ideals, a number of our citizens have originated and put into practical shape the idea of a public library and reading room for Ravenna.
Under a statute enacted in 1892, any incorporated village is authorized to levy a tax, not exceeding one mill, for the purpose of founding and maintaining a public library and reading room.
The Weekly Portage Sentinel., December 20, 1854
The Democratic Press., Ravenna, Ohio, June 14, 1883, Page 3
The Ravenna Library Association met on the 8th inst. for the purpose of choosing a board of management tor the coming year. The following offices were elected: President, John Meharg; Vice President, Gideon Seymour; Treasurer, Geo. E. Fairchild; Secretary, A. A. Graham; Librarian, Mrs. Carrie Griffin.
The secretary respectfully presents to the public the following statement:
The Democratic Press. (Ravenna, Ohio) March 04, 1886, Page 2
Letter from Cornelius Reed to T.C. Mendenhall proposing the construction of the first library in Ravenna: