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Bluffton Public Library is open with some limitations

Canceling programing until April 5 • Several links to health sources provided in this story

Bluffton Public Library remains open and is operating under its noraml schedules, according to Jessica Hermiller, library administrator.

"The health and safety of our customers and staff is a top priority," she said.

"Currently our location is open and operating under normal schedules. Please continue checking the library’s website or social media for updated information."  

She continues:
"We're working with local health officials and following directions from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).

(POSTPONED) Medicare 101 - find out what you need to know

Please notice: This event is postponed until May 18. Stay tuned for more details.

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Medicare 101 is on Monday, March 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Bluffton Public Library.

Representatives from the Allen County Council on Aging will share the important information you need to know about Medicare this year. There will also be a time for questions and those that attend can find out about other services the ACCOA offers as well.

Art, crafts, gardening, Medicare in March

Lots of activities this month at the Bluffton Public Library

Here's what happening in March at the Bluffton Public Library.

The ​Winter Book Challenge ​ends in March. Complete 5+ challenges to receive a prize, and enter a drawing to win a larger prize. Winners will be notified in early April.

Student Art Launch Party and Showcase at Bluffton Public Library

In honor of Student Art Month, this year’s Student Art Showcase begins with a Launch Party on Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m.!
Join us for refreshments and check out the creative work from our young community! Students’ artwork will then be on display for the rest of the month. Art teachers from area schools have made art selections for their students and submitted them for this event. A selection of homeschool student art will also be included, as submitted by parents.

Become a friend of the library

Friends of the Bluffton Public Library donated over $3,700 last year

The Friends of the Bluffton Public Library group have donated over $3,700 for library programs, needs and projects this past year.

The Friends of the Library is a service organization, run by volunteers, whose main goal is to raise money for programs that can no longer be funded by the library board, due to cuts in state funding. Programs include early literacy; summer reading, youth and adult programs; outreach and staff development.

Free Mobile Health Clinic on Friday in Bluffton

Ohio Northern University students and licensed medical staff of ONU’s Healthwise Program will visit the Bluffton Public Library for a free Mobile Health Clinic on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Receive free screenings for blood pressure, osteoporosis, blood sugar, and cholesterol (please fast for 12 hours to participate in cholesterol or blood sugar screening).

Participants may discuss their results or concerns, and even receive referrals to area doctors. No registration is necessary.

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