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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar September 1, 2018     issue Issue 12

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Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Replace your lost library card for free all month long! Celebrate library sign-up card month by using your card to check out library materials, both physical and digital, as well as participating in our many programs and activities for all ages!

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September Library Closure

Please note, the Bucyrus Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. The library will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 4.   For your convenience, return boxes are available outside of the library 24/7. Library cardholders can still access materials from Hoopla and the Ohio Digital Library, as well as the online catalog and online databases even when the library is closed.

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Harry Potter Party

Teens and tweens are invited to join in a kickoff party for our new Harry Potter Club on Saturday, September 8! You can help plan activities and events!

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Teddy Bear Sleepover

Drop off your stuffed animal at the library overnight and pick it up the next day to see what happened while you were sleeping!

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Living a Nonviolent Life

Celebrate Peace Month  by learning from Sister Paulette Schroeder of the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin.

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Tech 101

BPL's new series of Tech classes! Learn about basic computer & internet skills, email & social media, Microsoft Office & Google Apps, and Library apps.

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

LEGO Club - September 1, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Pinterest (Botanical Print Hangings) - September 5 at 1:00 pm

Teen Movie (Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone) - Sept. 5, 4-6 pm

National Read a Book Day - September 6

Book Chatter Book Club (no required reading) - Sept. 7 at 10:00 am

Scrapbooking and Card Making - September 7 at 1:00 pm

Waffle Day - September 8 from 10:00 to 11:00 am

Book Bingo - September 12 at 1:00 pm

Teen Electronic Gaming - September 12 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

Crime Time Book Club - September 13 at 2:00 pm (Murder in the Marais)

Food Fanatics Book Club - September 14 at 10:00 pm (The Summer Table)

Batman Day - September 15 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

BookMarkers Book Club - September 18 at 2:30 and 6:00 pm (Nothing Daunted)

Teen Table Top Gaming - September 19  from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

National Voter Registration Day - September 25 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Stories 'n Stitches Book Club - September 26 at 10:00 am (Summer Breezes)

Coloring for Relaxation - Mondays at 4:00 pm

Qigong - Mondays at 4:30 pm

Tech Tuesdays - Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Sit & Stitch - Thursdays at 1:00 pm

Story Time - Mondays at 6:30 pm; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:30 am
Begins week of September 10

Music, Movement, and More - Mondays from 11:45 am -12:30 pm, Tuesdays from 5-5:45 pm
Begins week of September 10

Preschool STEAM - after daytime Story Time sessions and Sept. 1 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Click here to view our full calendar on our website!

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New Database of the Month 

On July 1, Ohioans received access to 11 new databases. This month's featured new database is Chilton Library. This resource provides access to repair, maintenance, and service information on the most popular vehicles on the road today.

Information on Ohio Web Library databases is provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN). More detailed information is available here If you have questions about these resources, please make an appointment with Assistant Director Rebecca Wilden at 419-562-7327, ext. 106.

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A Tiger Called Tomas

by Charlotte Zolotow

After moving, Thomas is reluctant to make new friends until he experiences a special night of trick-or-treating.

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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Jedi Academy: The Principal Strikes Back

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Returning to the Jedi Academy for his third year, Victor Starspeeder must navigate a strict new droid principal's regulations and other school changes that are tied to a mysterious secret.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile fiction/graphic novel, 176 pages, recommended for elementary age
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Undefeated: astonishing rise of Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indians football team by Steve Sheinkin

A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile nonfiction, sports/history, 288 pages, recommended for teens/tweens
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The Road to Grace by Richard Paul Evans

Shattered by the sudden loss of his wife, home, and business, once-successful advertising executive Alan Christoffersen embarks on a cross-country backpacking journey during which he meets people who help him to gain profound spiritual understandings.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Fiction, inspirational, 234 pages, recommended for adults
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Community Spotlight

Crawford Young Professionals' third annual scholarship golf outing is set for Sunday, September 9 at the Cranberry Hills Golf Course in New Washington. Registration is at 1:00 pm and a shotgun start is at 2:00 pm. The 9-hole, 4 man scramble costs $30 per person or $120 per team.  All proceeds benefit the Crawford Forward scholarship fund.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at $25 and $50 levels. For more information, please call 419-468-4291 or email crawfordcountyp@gmail.com. Event rain date is Sunday, September 16.

If you have a piece of information related to the Bucyrus area community that you would like to be included in a future newsletter,  please e-mail Rebecca at rwilden@bucyruslibrary.org. Thanks!