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Got the winter blahs?

Here's an idea: Join the public library's winter book challenge

Got the winter blahs? Here's an idea:

Bluffton Public Library's Winter Book Challenge returns, and there's still time to participate.

The library announced the Winter Reading Program for children, teens, and adults is now underway. It is one of many programs in January. 

Pick up a Winter Reading Bookmark at the library, or download and print it from the library's website. Then complete five or more challenges during the months of January through March to receive a prize. You may then also enter a drawing to win a larger prize.

Adult literacy discussion tonight at Bluffton library

Lima Literacy Council Director and GED/ASPIRE Coordinator with Lima City Schools will be at Bluffton Public Library tonight at 6 p.m.

Lima Literacy Council Director, Ken Blanchard and GED/ASPIRE Coordinator with Lima City Schools, Laura Ball will be at Bluffton Public Library tonight at 6 p.m. The library invites community members to join for a discussion about adult literacy in our community.

The two speakers will share their knowledge of the effects of different types of low literacy in individuals in our community, and our community as a whole, and will explain the services that the Lima Literacy Council offers in our area.

Library board sets 2020 meeting dates

The Board of Trustees of Bluffton Public Library announced its meeting schedule for 2020.  Meetings will be held on 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.

Library board reorganization meeting Jan. 7

The board of trustees of Bluffton Public Library will hold its annual organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7.  The purpose of the meeting is to elect officers, set the 2020 meeting schedule and approve temporary authorizations for 2020. 

Winter book challenge wants you!

One of several January activities at the public library

Bluffton Public Library's Winter Book Challenge returns!

The library announced the Winter Reading Program for children, teens, and adults starts once again in January. It is one of many programs in January. The entire month's schedule follows:

Pick up a Winter Reading Bookmark at the library, or download and print it from the library's website. Then complete five or more challenges during the months of January through March to receive a prize. At this time, you may also enter a drawing to win a larger prize.

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