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Wednesday brings Storytime themed books and crafts

Bored at home? Come and visit the Bluffton Public Library's Youth Services desk.

You can pick out Storytime themed books and a related craft.

Every Wednesday afternoon the library will have a new craft and books. Take home your own craft while supplies last.

Check it out: cake pans and other unexpected library loans

By Jessica Hermiller
Director of the Bluffton Public Library

September marks a special month in libraries--it’s National Library Card Sign-up Month. 

Everyone can benefit from having a library card and signing up is simple. Adults, stop by the library and bring a photo ID and proof of address. Anyone under 18, bring a parent/guardian and make sure they have their photo ID and proof of address.

When you have a library card, you can check out our wide collection of materials! We offer books (of course) but many other things, such as:

Register by Sept. 24 for library Social Security-Medicare program

Do you or anyone you know needs some help with Medicaid or Social Security?

Bluffton Public Library will host an informative session at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 .

Deadline to register is Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m.

Call 419-358-5016 or stop by the library at 145 S. Main to register during business hours.

Bluffton library charts a busy September

The Bluffton Public Library will be closed Monday, September 5, 2022 in observance of Labor Day

Check out September news from Bluffton Public Library, 154 S. Main St., (419) 358-5016.

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month
If you don’t already have a library card with us, this is the perfect time to get one! Having a library card empowers you to learn more about the world around you with access to books, databases, and many other resources! Enjoy some of the wonderful benefits of your local library by signing up for a card during September at the library. If you are unable to physically visit the library and are interested in a digital resource-only library card, please contact the library at: [email protected]

Share a photo of yourself with your library card on our social media (Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter) and tag us for a chance to win a prize!

Registration is open for Fall Storytime

Bluffton Public Library Storytime--an activity full of stories, games, craft activities and more--will run from September 12 to November 16.

Baby Storytime
• Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m

Pre-K Storytime:
• Mondays at 6:00 p.m
• Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m

Registration options:

Call (419) 358-5016
• In-person at the library, 145 S. Main St.
• Online HERE

Aug. 27 is Play Music on the Porch Day

From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on August 27 area musicians will lead playing and singing near the front door of the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main.

That's because it's Play Music on the Porch Day, celebrated across the world. According to , in 2021 some 70+ countries and 1,000 cities took part.

You're invited to play, sing, or simply listen to the music on the library "front porch." Bring a lawn chair or blanket and make yourself comfortable.