Life in Delaware County

Take Time For A Virtual Author Visit

19 Jan , 2021  

By 1808Delaware

Sure, in-person events are few and far between these days. Don’t let that stand in your way of an enjoyable online visit with a published author.

British author Annie Lyons will be discussing her new novel, The Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett, in an event presented by the Delaware County District Library.

The book, which can be purchased through BeanBag Books, will take place on January 28 at 4:00 PM on Zoom. Cost is just $5 for members of Friends of the Delaware County District Library and $10 for non-members. More…

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Summer Road Trip: The New Ohio Literary Trail

5 Aug , 2020  

By 1808Delaware; Ohioana Library Association

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique events and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of Delaware County. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

This Summer Road Trip isn’t to a place – rather, it is to a series of places.

The Ohioana Library Association has announced the new Ohio Literary Trail program that will connect readers and Ohio writers and shine the spotlight on Ohio’s unique role in shaping culture and literature worldwide. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Professor’s Soon-To-Be-Published Book To Also Become Feature Film

25 Sep , 2019  

Amy Butcher recalls sitting in the passenger seat of “Mothertrucker” Joy Wiebe’s 59-foot tanker and watching in admiration and awe as the veteran truck driver maneuvered Alaska’s 414-mile Dalton Highway to deliver fuel to Prudhoe Bay.

Even then, Butcher, an award-winning essayist and assistant professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University, knew the moment held special significance. “God brought you to me,” Butcher recalls Wiebe telling her several times during their time together in April 2018. “He wants you to tell my story.” More…


Ohio Wesleyan University

A Full February At OWU

16 Jan , 2019  

On Tuesday, Ohio Wesleyan University announced its February 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit or “like” For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit More…

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Life in Delaware County

Ever Wanted To Wander Ohio? These People Have!

5 Jan , 2019  

Preservation Parks’ offerings this month include an opportunity to meet and listen to people who have worn out their shoes traveling the backways and byways of our state.

Chuck and Beth Hewett will be on hand to discuss their book, “Wandering Ohio – A Buckeye Trail Thru Hike” on Sunday, January 13 at Shale Hollow Park. More…

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