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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar October 1, 2018     issue Issue 13

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Celebrate Teen Read Week!

Learn more about BPL's services, resources, and activities for our teenage patrons here

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October Library Closure

Please note, the Bucyrus Public Library will be closed on Friday, October 19 due to a staff training. The library will resume normal hours on Saturday, October 20.   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 Wand Making

The teen/tween Harry Potter Club presents a wand making event on October 13 from 11 am to 1 pm. Design and create your own wand!

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6th Grade Chess Club

Community member Al Basinger will lead a new chess club for 6th grade students in Crawford County. No prior experience necessary. The club meets on Thursdays.

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Halloween Dance Party

The whole family is invited to wear Halloween costumes and dance like crazy to some festive music on October 27 from 11 am to 12:30 pm!

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Tech 101 Continues

Tech 101 will continue in October with classes on Mondays. Explore the library's many online resources!

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

Pinterest (October Nights picture) - October 3 at 1:00 pm

Book Chatter Book Club (no required reading) - October 5 at 10:00 am

Scrapbooking and Card Making - October 5 at 1:00 pm

LEGO Club - October 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Book Bingo - October 10 at 1:00 pm

Crime Time Book Club - October 11 at 2:00 pm (A Dark and Stormy Murder)

Food Fanatics Book Club - October 12 at 10:00 am (Best Dump and Freeze Treats)

Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights Program - October 15 at 6:00 pm

BookMarkers Book Club - October 16 at 2:30 and 6:00 pm (Long Man)

Teen Table Top Gaming - October 17  from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

Stories 'n Stitches Book Club - October 31 at 10:00 am (Never Give Up)

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
Please note: No Story Time on October 5 or 26.

Music, Movement, and More - Mondays from 11:45 am -12:30 pm, Tuesdays from 5-5:45 pm

Preschool STEAM - after daytime Story Time sessions and Oct. 6 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 Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center. This resource offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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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Peek-a-Who?  by Elsa Mroziewicz

Presents animals hidden behind flaps, each making a different sound.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Board book, 22 pages, recommended for babies/toddlers/young children
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The Story Collector by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb

A fictional account of eleven-year-old Viviani Joffre Fedeler, who was born and raised in the New York Public Library, and her older brothers and best friend Eva, who all try and find out if the library is haunted.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile fiction, historical fiction/mystery, 256 pages, recommended for middle/upper elementary age
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I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall

Stranded alone in the unforgiving Canadian wilderness, Jess is determined to survive and seek revenge on her father's murderers.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  YA fiction, survival/adventure, 352 pages, recommended for teens
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The Good Neighbor: the Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King

Drawing on original interviews, oral histories and archival documents, the author traces the iconic children's program host's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Biography, 416 pages, recommended for adults
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