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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar March 2, 2020     issue Issue 30


Click below to vote for your favorite books during March Book Madness! Come to the library to see our physical brackets!




Peeps Diorama Contest

Our 3rd Annual Peeps Diorama Contest will begin on March 23 and we will accept entries until April 11. Find more details soon at!


NEW Dungeons & Dragons Group

Learn character building tips and play with our new DnD group!


NEW Coding Club

Our new coding club for all students in grades 6-12 begins on Monday, March 23! Come learn about coding through Girls Who Code curriculum! 


German Migration Into Ohio Genealogy Program

Learn from professional genealogist Peggy Lauritzen about the German migration into Ohio!


What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

All programs are free!
Please register by calling the library at 419-562-7327.

Noah's Ark Workshop - March 2 at 6:00 p.m. (WAITING LIST ONLY)

Stories & Stitches Book Club - March 4 at 10:00 a.m.

Pinterest Crafting (Card Making with Cricut) - March 4 at 1:00 p.m.

Teen Table Top Gaming - March 4 and 18 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Book Chatter (no required reading) - March 6 at 10:00 a.m.

LEGO Club - March 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Rebels Against Reality (science fiction book club) - March 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Otaku Club - March 10 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Book Bingo - March 11 at 1:00 p.m.

New Movie Night - March 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Food Fanatics (cookbook book club) - March 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Teen Pi Day - March 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Teen Freedom of Information Day - March 16 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

BookMarkers Book Club - March 17 at 2:30 and 6:00 p.m.

Cursive Writing Class - March 25 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Painting Class (pre-registration required) - March 26 at 12:30 p.m.

Every Monday: Coloring for Relaxation at 4:00 pm

Every Monday and Friday: Yoga at 4:30 p.m.

Every Tuesday: Chess Club from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Every Thurs.: Sit & Stitch at 1:00 p.m. & Adult Tabletop/Electronic Gaming from 5:00-7:30 p.m.

Teen Open Crafting/Makerspace times are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. - no teen crafting times during teen programs or on March 6, 13, 20, 23, and 30.

Click here to view our full calendar on our website!


Library Service of the Month

Did you know that the library provides several free services for you? This month's featured library service is Test Proctoring. If you are in need of test proctoring, please contact Assistant Director Rebecca Wilden at 419-562-7327, ext. 106 or


Fred's Big Feelings: the Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers by Laura Renauld

The first ever picture book biography about the inimitable Fred Rogers, beloved creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
  Look for this book in the BPL online catalog
Check GoodReads to find out what others have to say about this book
  Juvenile biography, 40 pages, recommended for young children/elementary

Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business by Lyla Lee and Dung Ho

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is starting a snack business!

Look for this book in the BPL Online Catalog
Check GoodReads to see what others have to say about this book
  Middle grade fiction, 82 pages, recommended for early/upper elementary

Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the opposite place you expected. Meet Pepper, swim team captain, chronic overachiever, and all-around perfectionist. Her family may be falling apart, but their massive fast-food chain is booming.

Little Ohio: a Nostalgic Look at the Buckeye State's Smallest Towns by Karen Robertson

Little Ohio presents 100 of the state's tiniest towns and most miniature villages. With populations under 500, these charming and unique locations dot the entire state--from Lake Seneca in the Northwest corner to Neville, bordering the Ohio River and the state of Kentucky. Little Ohio even ventures into Lake Erie, telling the story of Put-in-Bay.