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ONU Mobile Health Clinic at BPL November 19

From 9-11 a.m. on Friday, November 19, the Bluffton Public Library will host the ONU mobile health clinic. All services are provided by individuals with the Ohio Northern University Healthwise program.

This clinic includes free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, osteoporosis, 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.

Author Derek B. Miller will Zoom with Dec. 1 Book Group

The Bluffton Public Library will welcome author Derek B. Miller to the December 1 Noon Book Group meeting via Zoom. The book to be discussed is his newest title, How to Find Your Way in the Dark, which is the first in the Sheldon Horowitz series. 

"Home for the Holidays" Bluffton Public Library fundraiser

Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., is extending this invitation to its second at-home fundraising event:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we at the library strive to continue to serve the public keeping in mind our duty to protect the health of our community where we are able. 

November live stream and take-and-make activities at BPL

The Bluffton Public Library,  145 S. Main St., has scheduled several Thanksgiving-themed activies for children, teens, and adults.

At 10 a.m. on November 17 the Bluffton Public Library will stream Storytime on Facebook Live. Join online to enjoy books about Thanksgiving, being thankful, and Native American stories.

Take-and-make activities are:

Nov. 4 Take-Home Activities for Adults and Teens: Thankfulness Journals

Nov. 8 Children's Take & Make - Turkey Puppet

Fall Nature Walk at Motter Metro Park with Dan Hodges, Naturalist

From the Bluffton Public Library:

Nature Walk at Motter Metro Park: Enjoy the sights and sounds of an early fall evening in the prairie as you go on a Nature Walk at Motter Metro Park led by Naturalist Dan Hodges of Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. Meet at the park, and be sure to dress for the weather and ground conditions.

This program is geared for adults, but children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. A minimum number must register in order for Bluffton Public Library to hold this program.

History walks explore Main Street in 1950

The Bluffton Public Library is taking reservations for four history walks down Bluffton’s Main Street, showing how the business district appeared in 1950. The walks take place on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 4 and 5. Reservations are required.

Led by Fred Steiner, each walk will focus on nearly 35 storefronts and their business owners as they existed more than 70 years ago. The tours cover businesses and buildings on both sides of Main Street from Cherry Street to Elm Street.