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December 16, 2018

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Free Health Clinic in front of Bluffton library until 11:30 a.m. this morning

The ONU Healthwise Mobile Health Clinic is going on NOW until 11:30 a.m. right in front of the library! Today they are offering free flu shots (while supplies last) and free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol (please fast for 12 hours prior to your arrival to participate in the cholesterol or blood sugar screening). Participants may speak with Healthwise students and licensed medical staff about their results or concerns, and even receive referrals to area doctors.

Guess who is coming to the library in December?

Also in December: cookie decorating, holiday crafts, gingerbread houses, make a snowflake...just for starters

December is a great month to take part in one of many events at the Bluffton Public Library. Here’s the schedule:

Monday, Dec. 3, from 3 to 5 p.m. children ages 3-11 and their families are invited to a Makerspace petting zoo. Play with Strawbees, Snap Circuits and more.

Family Storytime sessions are Tuesdays, Dec. 4 (Reindeer Storytime) and Dec. 11, (Snowflake Storytime), from 10 to 10:30 a.m. All ages are welcome, and no registration is required for Family Storytime events.

New at the Library

With the weather cooling and the holiday season quickly approaching, the Bluffton Public Library becomes a destination stop for community members looking for something to enjoy on quiet nights in or long car trips.  

65 items on library holiday gift silent action

And, here's the list with some of the basket photos

This year's Bluffton Public Library holiday gift silent auction offers patrons 65 different chances to bid. The auction is open now through 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26. Here's the 65 auction item sponsors, just to give you an idea of what these baskets might hold.

Check the bottom of this story for additional auction photos.

Bluffton Public Library's annual Holiday Gift Silent Auction begins today

Get your holiday shopping done while benefiting your library and community!

It's that time again! Bluffton Public Library's annual Holiday Gift Silent Auction begins Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. and continues through Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. This is a wonderful way to get your holiday shopping done all while benefiting your library and its community.

Silent gift auction opens Nov. 1 at library

Lima Symphony string quartet comes to Nov. 5 storytime

November is a busy month at the Bluffton Public Library. Here's the schedule:

The holiday gift silent auction begins Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. through Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

"This is a wonderful way to get your holiday shopping done all while benefiting your library and its community. All packages will include a minimum bid and feature a special “Buy Now” price if you’re ready to take it home at that time," said Jessica Hermiller, library director.