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Bluffton Public Library premiers "love your library" video Feb. 21

See if you made the cut

Bluffton Public Library invites patrons to a "Love your library promo release party."

The event is at 6;30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21. The party includes the premier showing a a "Love Your Library" video shot using Bluffton library patrons.

The library staff invites patrons to attend to see if their video testimonies made the cut.

Refreshments will be served.

It's an elephant and piggy extravaganza Thursday at the library

Bluffton Public Library has an elephant and piggy extravaganza.

It's at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at the library. The event includes games, reading stories and other fun stuff. Contact the library for more details at 419-358-5016.

For your information, the library will be closed on President's Day, Monday, Feb. 20.

February is "Love Your Library Month"

And that means there's a cast call for a video

Casting call: Do you love your library? Be a part of a promotional video being shot the first week of February in honor of Love Your Library month! Inquire at the front desk, call 419-358-5106, or emailpsc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org to be involved. Then: Come to the Love Your Library Promo Release Party to see if your testimony made the cut! (on Feb. 21 @ 6:30 p.m.) Refreshments provided.

Free one-on-one tech tutoring at library

Wednesday at the public library - call for an appointment

Bluffton Public Library offers free one-on-one tech tutoring sessions on Wednesdays by appointment.

These sessions happen every other month and cover the basics of navigating laptops, PCs, smart phones, tablets, Microsoft Office, or obtaining eBooks free through the Ohio Digital Library by way of the Overdrive app.

To schedule an appointment in January 2017, stop by the front desk, call 419-358-5016, or email psc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.

Your chance to become the artist you always wanted to be

3:30 p.m. on Friday - it's Art fun for the family - at the library

Here's you chance to be the artist that may be hiding inside you.

You (and any family member) have an invitation from the Bluffton Public Library to participate in Art Fun for the Family. It's from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, in the Richland Room (lower level).

Art and crafts activities for all ages. Make a balanced mobile after reading about Alexander Calder, or a drip painting inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock.

All participants should wear old clothes. Please note that children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Public Library board sets 2017 meeting schedule

The Board of Trustees of Bluffton Public Library announced its meeting schedule for 2017.

Meetings are the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the library's  Board Room at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. No meetings will take place in July or December.
 
Board members are Elizabeth Hostetler, president; Bob Beer, vice president; Carrie Phillips, secretary; Amy Lehman-Mikesell, Robert Scott, Emily VonStein and Nancy Yeager.
 
Board meetings are open to the public.
 

Friends of the Library announce three spring events

Spring tea, book sale and 5K Run/Walk

Bluffton Friends of the Library announce three spring events planned, according to Darrell Huber.

• Spring tea,  April 27,  in the Richland Room
• Spring book sale, May 17 - 20
• 5KRun/Walk, June 10

Library offers one-on-one tech tutoring sessions

Bluffton Public Library offers free one-on-one tech tutoring sessions on Wednesdays by appointment.

These sessions happen every other month and cover the basics of navigating laptops, PCs, smart phones, tablets, Microsoft Office, or obtaining eBooks free through the Ohio Digital Library by way of the Overdrive app.

To schedule an appointment in January 2017, stop by the front desk, call 419-358-5016, or email psc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.

Bluffton Public Library invites you to a Hot Tea Tuesday

And, winter storytime reigstration now in process

Registration for Winter Storytime at the Bluffton Public Library opens Jan. 3. You may register via phone (419-358-5016), or email (birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org), or at the front desk.

Space is limited to 18 children per session. This program is for Preschool Children (ages 3 to 5), and occurs on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Hot Tea Tuesdays, "The Girl on the Train," Jammin' instructions

and lots more at the Bluffton Public Library in January

Icon viewers will appreciate the January programming at the Bluffton Public Library. Here's a summary of events planned.

Registration for Winter Storytime opens Jan. 3. You may register via phone (419-358-5016), or email (birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org), or at the front desk. Space is limited to 18 children per session. This program is for Preschool Children (ages 3 to 5), and occurs on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

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