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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar December 1, 2018     issue Issue 15

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Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Fill a bag of books for a donation! All proceeds are used to support library programming throughout the year!

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 Holiday Closures

Please note, the Bucyrus Public Library will be closed on December 24, 25, 29, 31, and January 1, The library will resume normal hours on Wednesday, January 2.   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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Pinterest Craft

Join us for our monthly Pinterest craft for adults and high school students. Please pre-register by calling or stopping by the library.

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Chess Club

This club is open to all middle school and high school students in Crawford County. No prior experience is necessary.

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Winter Solstice Party

Celebrate the Winter Solstice on Friday, December 21 with fun facts and treats in the Teen Room.

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Study Participants Needed

Please contact the library if you are interested in participating in the strength training study.

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

LEGO Club - December 1 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Book Chatter Book Club (no assigned reading) - Dec. 7 at 10:00 am

Cardmaking and Scrapbooking - December 7 at 1:00 pm

Teen Brownie Day - December 8 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Book Bingo - December 12 at 1:00 pm

Mystery Book Club - Dec. 13 at 2:00 pm (Daddy's Gone a Hunting, Cookie Dough or Die)

Food Fanatics Book Club - December 14 at 10:00 am ( The Pumpkin Cookbook )

Teen Maple Syrup Day - December 17 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

Teen Table Top Gaming - December 19  from 4:00 to 6:00 pm

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: Story Time ends on December 7 and will resume in January.

Winter session of Music, Movement, and More will resume in January.

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

Teen Craft (CD ornaments) - 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  Kids InfoBits . Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research -- and makes it fun!  

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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Santa Bruce  by Ryan T. Higgins

Grumpy and cold when his forest friends insist he stay awake to celebrate Christmas, Bruce the bear, wearing his long underwear and warm hat, is mistaken for Santa by the youngest forest creatures.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Picture book, Christmas/humor, 40 pages, recommended for younger children
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Honda: the Boy Who Dreamed of Cars by Mark Weston

A biography of Japanese businessman Soichiro Honda, founder of the Honda Motor Company, focusing on his early influences and later career as an innovative inventor and manufacturer of motorcycles and cars.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile biography, 32 pages, recommended for elementary age
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Impostors by Scott Westerfeld

Frey is Rafi's twin sister and her body double. She has been trained to kill to protect Rafi, so when her father sends her in Rafi's place as collateral in a precarious deal, Frey is the perfect imposter.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  YA science fiction, 416 pages, recommended for teens
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Homebody: a Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines

Demonstrates how to create a home that reflects the individuals who live there, sharing in-depth, comprehensive guidelines for developing an authentic personal design style.

Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Nonfiction/design, 368 pages, recommended for adults
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