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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar June 1, 2018     issue Issue 9

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Sign up today for the 2018 Summer Reading Program - Libraries Rock! All ages may participate. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring the Summer Reading Program.

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Don't miss award-winning YA author Mindy McGinnis on June 21! She will be speaking about the research behind her first novel, Not a Drop to Drink, and her journey to becoming published. After her program, McGinnis will answer questions and sign books. Doors open at 5 pm. This program is made possible in part by the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Thank you to the Friends of the Bucyrus Public Library for providing refreshments.

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Rock and Gem Display

Explore the exciting collection of rocks and gems, courtesy of the Crawford Park District! Saturday, June 16.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Program

Discover the story behind the iconic Little House book series! Saturday, June 23 at 11:00 am.

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Ohio Bird Sanctuary

Experience live birds from the Ohio Bird Sanctuary! Friday, June 29 at 2:00 pm.

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Origami Program

Learn about different types of origami! Saturday, June 30 at 11:00 am.

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

Book Chatter Book Club (no required reading) - June 1 at 10:00 am

Scrapbooking and Card Making - June 1 at 1:00 pm

LEGO Club/Preschool STEAM - June 2 at 10:00 am

Pinterest (patriotic wreaths) - June 6 at 1:00 pm; pre-registration required

Teen Movie - June 6 at 4:00 pm

Food Fanatics Book Club - June 8 at 10:00 am

Book Bingo - June 13 at 1:00 pm

Teen Electronic Gaming - June 13 at 4:00 pm

Crime Time Book Club - June 14 at 2:00 pm

Painting Class - June 20 at 1:00 pm; pre-registration required

Teen Table Top Gaming - June 20 at 4:00 pm

Stories 'n Stitches Book Club - June 27 at 10:30 am; at Edible Landscapes

Teen Anime Club - June 27 at 5:00 pm

Summer Lunch Program - Monday through Friday, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, age 18 and under

Summer Walking Group - Mondays at 8:00 am, beginning June 11

Coloring for Relaxation - Mondays at 4:00 pm

Qigong - Mondays at 4:30 pm

Tech Tuesdays - Tuesdays at 5:30 pm

Sit & Stitch - Thursdays at 1:00 pm

Music, Movement, & More - Mondays at 11:45 am and Tuesdays at 5:00 pm

Storytime - Mondays at 6:30 pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30 am

Click here to view our full calendar on our website!

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Database of the Month

Science Reference Center  provides easy access to full-text, science-oriented content appropriate for middle and high school students. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

Information on Ohio Web Library databases is provided by OPLIN. More detailed information is available here.

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How to Trick the Tooth Fairy

by Erin Danielle Russell

Kaylee loves pulling pranks on people, but when she takes on the Tooth Fairy, another notorious prankster, it turns into an all-out prank war for the crown.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Fiction, picture book, 40 pages, recommended for young children/early elementary
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The Boy from Tomorrow by Camille Deangelis

Josie and Alec, who are both twelve years old and live in the same room a hundred years apart, connect and become friends, but when Josie and her sister have problems, Alec wonders if he can change the past and help them.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile fiction, historical/time travel fiction, 268 pages, recommended for upper elementary/middle school ages
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Given to the Earth by Mindy McGinnis

While Khosa, whose marriage to King Vincent precludes her being sacrificed to the sea, struggles with her longing for Donil and for the rising water, Donil's twin Dara pursues vengeance against the leader of the Pietra, who destroyed the twins' people, the Indiri.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  YA fiction, fantasy, 368 pages, recommended for teens
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Calypso by David Sedaris

Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Nonfiction/memoir, humor, 288 pages, recommended for adults
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