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ONU Healthwise Mobile Health Clinic at Bluffton Public Library on Friday, July 30

Mobile Health Clinic: Friday, July 30 from 9:00-11:00 a.m :

All services are provided by individuals with the Ohio Northern University Healthwise program. This clinic includes free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol (please fast for 12 hours to participate in cholesterol or blood sugar screening). Participants may speak with ONU Healthwise students and staff about their results or concerns, and even receive referrals to area doctors.

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A “Tails & Tales” Live Zoom event with Dan Hodges of JAMPD

Join Dan Hodges, a Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District Naturalist to learn about tails in the animal kingdom on July 22 at 11:30 a.m.! We will explore all sorts of tails and how they are different, what they do, even what they say!

Email [email protected] by Monday, July 19 for the Zoom link and to let us know how many plan to attend.

Open to all ages.
A minimum number of registrants is required to hold this program. 

Video Chat with a Therapy Dog

Bluffton Public Library invites you to submit a question for Max and Sophie, and if your question is picked, you can be featured in the library's video chat.

Submit your question for Max (and his owner Helen), or Sophie (and her owner Julie) on the library's website (Submit Your Questions Here), or at the library's front desk.

If staff members choose your question, you will be contacted and invited to ask your question live on the library's Zoom video recording on July 6 at 7 p.m. After filming, the video will be featured on the library's website, YouTube, and social media.

Some examples of questions to ask are:

A July month of Tails and Tales

Summer reading program continues at Bluffton Public Library

Here's the July update on events planned at the Bluffton Public Library.

Bluffton Public Library continues its 2021 Summer Program, “Tails and Tales!” On Beanstack, patrons track their reading and completed activities in order to earn badges and tickets.

Patrons can then enter their tickets online to compete for awesome grand prizes in their age group. Visit blufftonpubliclibrary.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app free from your app store.

"Tails & Tales" Book Discussion with Anne Coburn-Griffis of The Quarry Farm

“Tails & Tales” Book Discussion via Zoom meets June 23 to discuss The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery and on July 28 to discuss Running with Sherman by Christopher McDougall. 

This discussion will be hosted by Bluffton Public Library and The Quarry Farm, and is open to adults and teens. Pick up one or both titles at the library and register to receive the Zoom link starting June 1.

Email [email protected] for more information.

Library board meets on June 22

The Bluffton Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, via video conferencing.  To request an invitation for the meeting, please contact Jessica Hermiller, Director at [email protected].