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December 7, 2019

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December at the library

Santa's fire truck, build a gingerbread puppy, food for fines, and watercolor workshop

Bluffton Public Library announces December 2019 events and services.

Santa's fire truck returns for the holiday season on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. No registration is necessary, bring the whole family to listen to a holiday-themed storytime led by the Bluffton Fire Department and get pictures with our special guest afterwards.

Visit the library on Fridays, Dec. 6, 13, and 20 for winter crafts. Come in anytime during open hours and take advantage of our winter themed craft-making stations.

What's the role of government in healthcare?

Why is healthcare funded by the government? Find out by coming to hear Dr. Robert Kemp discuss "Healthcare Economics" tonight, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m., hosting by the Library.

Please call ahead to let them know you're attending, as a certain number is required for this event to run. 

Healthcare Economics presented by Robert Kemp, PhD

Join us for “Healthcare Economics: Evidence on the Public Finance of Healthcare in the 21st Century” presented by Robert Kemp, PhD (Economics) on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Kemp will lead a discussion focusing on questions about healthcare and its funding in the U.S. and other developed countries.

This program is open to all and advance registration is required by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Native American History Night presented by Johnny Appleseed Metro Parks at the library

Native American History Night presented by Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan District is on the main floor of the library on Monday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. Travel back in time to explore Native American culture in Ohio. Join Beth Theisen, naturalist with the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District, and Tom Sciranka, local historian, to see examples of traditional clothing, tools, and hunting materials and to learn about the importance of local wildlife to the survival of the Woodland Indian culture.

69 baskets in library’s holiday silent auction

Place your bids asap; 5 baskets already sold

The Bluffton Public Library holiday silent auction is underway this month. Sixty-nine items are available for bidding. 

Bidders should not wait, because five baskets are already sold, according to Jessica Hermiller, library director.

Baskets include: