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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar November 1, 2018     issue Issue 14

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Join the Friends of the Library!

Support the Bucyrus Public Library by becoming a Friend. 

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 Thanksgiving Closure

Please note, the Bucyrus Public Library will close early on Wednesday, November 21 at 6:00 p.m. and remain closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. The library will resume normal hours on Friday, November 23.   For your convenience, return boxes are available outside of the library 24/7. Library cardholders can still access materials from Hoopla, RBdigital, and the Ohio Digital Library, as well as the online catalog and online databases even when the library is closed.

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LEGO Club

Join our LEGO club on Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Bring your own LEGOs or use the library's supply!

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Interactive Teen Movie

The Harry Potter Club will present an interactive showing of the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on Saturday, November 10 at 11:00 am. Pre-registration is required.

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Medical Marijuana Discussion

A panel of professionals will be on hand to answer your questions about medical marijuana in Ohio on Wednesday, November 7 at 6:30 pm.

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Broadway in Bucyrus Program

Pam and Randy Ballard will present a program about Broadway on Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 pm.

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

Book Chatter Book Club (no required reading) - Nov. 2 at 10:00 am

Scrapbooking and Card Making - November 2 at 1:00 pm

Nachos Day - November 6 at 4:00 pm

Pinterest (stuffed pumpkins) - November 7 at 1:00 pm

Crime Time Book Club - November 8 at 2:00 pm (Murder is Binding)

Food Fanatics Book Club - November 9 at 10:00 am (The Pumpkin Cookbook)

Book Bingo - November 14 at 1:00 pm

BookMarkers Book Club - November 20 at 2:30 and 6:00 pm (A Dog Named Christmas)

Teen Table Top Gaming - November 21  from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Cake Day - November 26 at 4:00 pm

Stories 'n Stitches Book Club - November 28 at 10:00 am (Autumn Tales)

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 November 22 and 23

Music, Movement, and More - Mondays from 11:45 am -12:30 pm, Tuesdays from 5-5:45 pm
Please note: Fall session of MMM ends November 19/20

Preschool STEAM - after daytime Story Time sessions and Nov. 3 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Teen Craft (perler beads) - Mondays and Thursdays from 3-5 pm and Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4-6 pm

Click here to view our full calendar on our website!

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New Database of the Month 

Earlier this year, Ohioans received access to 12 new resources. This month's featured new database is Lynda.com. This resource offers quality online tutorials for topics including technology, business, and creative skills. 

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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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13  by Helaine Becker

The story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the book and film Hidden Figures.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Picture book, nonfiction/biography/history, 40 pages, recommended for children
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Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder

On an island where one child is delivered each year while the eldest is taken away, nine children live under the leadership of new elder Jinny, who trains the latest newcomer and wonders what will happen when her own departure occurs

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile fiction, fantasy, 288 pages, recommended for middle/upper elementary age
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The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Hoping to travel to Germany to ask for help enrolling in medical school, Felicity has no money for the trip until a mysterious woman offers to travel with her and pay her way, which ends up entangling Felicity in a perilous quest across Europe.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  YA historical fiction, 450 pages, recommended for teens
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All You Can Ever Know: a memoir by Nicole Chung

A Korean adoptee who grew up with a white family in Oregon discusses her journey to find her identity as an Asian American woman and a writer after becoming curious about her true origins.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Nonfiction/memoir, 240 pages, recommended for adults
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Community Spotlight

Do you know a high school senior interested in attending college next fall? Call the library to register for a 30-minute appointment to learn about federal student aid through the FAFSA. Find more information, including a list of documents to bring, by clicking on the link below.

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