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Emily Stratton

December 17, 2017

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Santa brings his fire truck to the library on Tuesday

Something planned every day at the library this week

Bluffton Public Library offers a special program every day this week, including lots of holiday-related activities. Here’s the schedule:

Monday
Holiday Craft Days
 take place during the entire day. Stop in during open hours and visit craft-making stations.

Let’s Talk Prepping  meet at 6 p.m. Interested in learning how to prepare yourself and your family for possible emergency situations? Want some new ideas of how to make it through severe weather this winter.  That’s the focus of this group.

Tuesday
Dulcimers @ the Library
 meets at 1 p.m.

Chill Zone takes place with holiday crafts and tacos, at 3:30 p.m. Chill Zone is a safe space for t’weens and teens to hang out and relax at the library. Anyone in grades 6-12 is welcome to join. Activities include gaming, socializing, themed events, and crafting. Snacks are provided.

The library's annual Santa’s fire truck returns on at 6 p.m. No registration is necessary, so bring the whole family to listen to a holiday themed storytime led by the Bluffton Fire Department, and then make crafts and get pictures with Santa afterwards.

Wednesday
Tutor Me Paperless
 is available by appointment only. Receive help with borrowing eBooks and more on the Ohio Digital Library; basic navigation of electronic devices like smart phones, laptops, and tablets; or setting up your first email address. Register for a one-hour appointment at the front desk, by emailing psc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org, or by calling 419-358-5016.

The Adult Book Discussion group meet at noon to discuss "Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter," by Kate Clifford Larson, and hold a white elephant book exchange. Need more time to read? The group discusses "Our Souls at Night," by Kent Haruf on Jan. 3.

Thursday
The Scifi/Fantasy Writer’s Group meets at 6 p.m. Registration is required. If you are working on writing in this genre, or are seriously interested in doing so, you are invited to join this group.

Friday
Holiday Movies in the Stacks
 take place on at 3:30 p.m. Popcorn and drinks are provided and all movies are rated G or PG. Movies will be announced on the library's social media.