Attend a Beginning Basket Weaving Class on Saturday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library in the Lindamood Room. This class if for beginning basket weavers. A section of three colors of reed will be available to be woven in your basket. A $12.00 material fee is due at the time of registration. Class size is limited and registration is mandatory by March 16 at the Reference desk. Ages 18 and up.
Story Times are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Children’s Programming Room. Baby Story Time will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:45-10:15 a.m. in the Early Literacy Center for children up to 3 years old. Little Tikes Play Time will be held following the Wednesday and Friday Story Times from 10:15-Noon in the Children’s Program Room. The Arlington Branch Library holds regular story times every Thursday at 11:15 a.m. No registration required for any of the story times. For more information, contact the Children’s Services Department.
March is CommunityREAD Month. Copies of the Hillbilly Elegy are available for loan at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library and will be provided to area school libraries. Unlimited borrowing of Hillbilly Elegy eBooks and audiobooks now available through Overdrive -- unlimited borrowing and no wait for six weeks (started Feb. 17). J.D. Vance, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Hillbilly Elegy, will visited Hancock County to a sold out crowd on Thursday, March 22 during a CommunityREAD public presentation at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.
Celebrate Japanese Culture in Findlay. Japanese Family Movie to be held on Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. The films to be shown are: When Marnie Was There and From Up on Poppy Hill.
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We Help Adult Learners - Become a Read for L.I.F.E tutor.
Read for L.I.F.E. will be offering a tutor training class on Friday, February 9, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Lindamood Room. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate, however, no professional training or education is required. Read for L.I.F.E. is looking for volunteers to teach reading, writing, English, life skills and subject areas of the GED including math, social studies, and science. Registration is required by calling or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for more information about the Read for L.I.F.E. program.
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Give the Gift of Reading this year! For more information about the Gift of Reading, click here. Donations to Gift of Reading may be made at the check-out desk in the library lobby area or by mail at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, Gift of Reading, 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH 45840. For further information call the library at 422-1712.
The library has announced the availability of its new intuitive mobile app, SEO Libraries App, Available for iOS and Android. This app replaces the current app, named BookMyne. As of July 1, BookMyne will no longer be accessible.
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