Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 614-231-2793 or visit bexleylibrary.org.

The library will be closed Dec. 31 as well as Jan. 1 and 2.

NEW YEAR'S AT NOON

Celebrate the new year two days early and before bedtime in a program set for 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30.

Participants will count down to noon with their very own ball drop. Dressing up is encouraged. Everyone dressed for a royal ball or for playing ball will be entered into a raffle for a new book.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD MATERIALS

Those who receive a new tablet, phone, or e-reader for the holidays and who want to borrow books, movies, music and magazines for free can find out how from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 9 in the Tech Classroom. Register online or by calling 614-231-2793.

GENEALOGY AND ANCESTRY.COM

Library patrons can access Ancestry.com for free in the library. Ancestry.com has more than 16 billion records to help people begin their genealogy search, including the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1940.

Learn how to use the census, Ancestry.com and other basic genealogy databases from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Tech Classroom.

TIME TO RETIRE? REWIRE!

Laura Schulman, owner of A Moving Experience LLC, will give tips on a stress-free moving experience for adults and their families as they begin life's next chapter from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11. Learn about the emotional and physical aspects of relocation along with ways to save both time and money in the process.

VICTORIA: BRITAIN IN THE 1830s

Queen Victoria took the throne in 1837 and went on to reign for 63 years. Christopher Otter, associate professor in the Department of History at Ohio State University will talk about the Britain that Queen Victoria would have inherited and more from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 12. Be sure to check out "Victoria" on PBS, starting Jan. 15.