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June 16, 2019

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Free screening from ONU Healthwise Mobile clinic

Bluffton Public Library hosts the ONU Healthwise Mobile Health Clinic on Friday, June 28 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The clinic offers free screenings for blood pressure, osteoporosis, and blood sugar and cholesterol, but please note, you must fast for 12 hours to do blood sugar and cholesterol screenings.

The Mobile clinic bus will be parked outside the library. 

The Mobile clinic bus will return again to Bluffton on July 26.

Ever seen a dragonfly whiz by?

Naturalist Dan Hodges, from Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District, will be teaching on Dragonflies and Damselflies on Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m., in the Bluffton Public Library's lower level meeting room.

The library requests you register for this event. This event is hosted by the library.

For more information, please visit their website (link below).

Library hosts Teen Movie Marathon on June 20

Bluffton Public Library hosts a Teen Movie Marathon on Thursday, June 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Richland Room, on the lower level. Teens are encouraged to bring their own snacks and sleeping bags. 

The movies will be sci-fi themed. Please note, all teens will need to provide a guardian consent form to participate. 

Rocket drive-in movie at library on June 19

Kids are encouraged to create their own rockets to bring to a "Rocket drive-in" movie at the Bluffton Public Library on Wednesday, June 19 at 1 p.m.  Kids will be watching "Muppets in Space" (rated G) in the lower level meeting room. 

Popcorn and snacks will be provided. 

Talk a walk into downtown history on Monday evening

Fred Steiner leads a "village story walk" on Main Street; sign-up at the library

Did you ever notice…
• that the alley narrows between the Shannon Theatre and 10,000 Villages?
• and that Cherry Street widens between Dollar General and Main Street?
• a reference to books on the doorway above an entrance to Bluffton High School as it faces Main Street?

And, did you know that…
• an error exists on the historic painting in the post office?
• a railroad track is embedded in the center of Main Street below the pavement?
• there’s a reason why Main Street doesn’t run true north and south?

Amphibians at Buckeye Park

The B.E.E.T.L.E. (Bringing Environmental Education to Learners Everywhere) vehicle will be parked at Buckeye Park, beside the pavilion, tomorrow, Wednesday, June 12 from 10 a.m. Join naturalist, Jessie Elsass, from Johnny Appleseed Metro Parks, to learn about amphibiams.

This event is hosted by Bluffton Public Library.