Orange Branch Library has art for viewing


The Friends of the Delaware County District Library is a non-profit group that supports the mission, services and needs of the Delaware County District Library. Their primary ways of supporting DCDL and our mission come through financial donations to programs or needs otherwise not included in the annual operating budget.

They raise these funds through their half a dozen annual Bargain Book Fair events, as well as other creative means, like the Piper Kerman author visit earlier this year.

Coming up this week at the Orange Branch Library is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. The Friends of DCDL group has had more than 100 pieces of art donated that they are putting on display and on sale for the public. All artistic tastes are bound to be satisfied. The pieces include local artists’ works, beautiful framing, and a variety of mediums, including oils, watercolors, fabric and photography.

The pieces will go up for display beginning this Monday, September 12, and the sale will span four days: Sept. 14 and 15 from 4-9 p.m.; Sept. 16 from 12-6 p.m.; and Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Get a sneak peek of the pieces online at and see what will work in your home or as a gift to another. Click to view the “Friends of DCDL Art Fair Gallery” and you can see each individual piece and its suggested donation level.

Place a request on some of these new DVDs on DCDL’s shelves while you’re taking a look online.

A Bigger Splash. Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes and Dakota Johnson star in this provocative story of a couple caught in a whirlwind of passion and jealousy on an Italian island.

Captain America: Civil War. When an incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to hold the team accountable. The resulting battle drives a wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, and pits the Avengers against each other.

The Conjuring 2. Renowned demonologists Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Genius. Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth star in this stirring drama about the friendship between Thomas Wolfe and editor Maxwell Perkins (who discovered F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway).

The Meddler. A recent widow (Susan Sarandon) crosses coasts to be closer to her daughter (Rose Byrne) and meddles in the lives of those around her.

Money Monster. Financial TV host Lee Gates (George Clooney) & his producer Patty (Julia Roberts) work against the clock to unravel a conspiracy.

Now You See Me 2. The Four Horsemen return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights with unprecedented stunts and their most impossible heist yet.

If you have a question that you would like to see answered in this column, mail it to Nicole Fowles, Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015, or call us at 740-362-3861. You can also email your questions by visiting the library’s web site at or directly to Nicole at [email protected]. No matter how you contact us, we’re always glad you asked.

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