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BPL Summer Storytime begins June 6; register today

Summer Storytime at Bluffton Public Library is for infants to Pre-Kindergarten who will get to talk, sing, read, write, and play with fellow Storytime Friends. This is a great way to engage your little one in social cues and how to make friends while listening to stories.

Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.

Registration is required. 

Scan the QR code on the flyer with your phone camera

Medicare 101 presented by Allen County Council on Aging, May 24

Allen County Council on Aging will present Medicare 101 on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:00 p.m. at Bluffton Public Library.

There will be time for questions after the presentation, and participants can find out about other services offered by the Allen County Council on Aging.

To ensure adequate seating, please stop by the library at 145 S. Main St. or call 419-358-5016 to register.

BPL Book & Coffee Tasting with Twisted Whisk Cafe

Register by June 8

The Bluffton Public Library is hosting a Book & Coffee Tasting at Twisted Whisk Cafe on Saturday, June 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

The invitation: "Join us for our first Book and Coffee tasting program. We will be 'sampling' four books paired with four Twisted Whisk creations. Who knows, maybe you will discover something new!"

There is a $5 fee at the door (cash only please), and advance registration is required as space is limited. Open to adults and teens (with a participating adult).

The tasting will be outside, weather permitting.

May library programs for all ages

The month of May brings a great variety familiar and special events at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main. Details from the May BPL Update follow; you can also subscribe HERE.


In the display case next to the circulation desk: May the 4th Be With You, a Star Wars Legos display.

Noon book group to meet with author of Driving Miss Norma

Bluffton Public Library's Noon Book Group will meet virtually via Zoom on May 4 to discuss Driving Miss Norma by Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle with a virtual visit with coauthor Ramie Liddle. 

To register, and for the most up to date information, email [email protected].

Healthwise mobile health clinic at Bluffton Public Library

UPDATE: The mobile health clinic will be at Bluffton Public Library on Friday, April 29.

Have you ever driven past the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main, and wondered why there is occasionally a big ONU bus parked outside? From 9:00-11:00 a.m. on the last Friday of the month, the Ohio Northern University Healthwise program provides a mobile health clinic with free health screenings.

The Icon stopped by to chat with the providers and to take a look inside the vehicle. We began with a cheeky question: