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Novel destination silent auction continues through June 4

Looking for fun this summer? Relaxation? Adventure? History? Culture? Bluffton Public Library has something for everyone in its "Novel Destinations" silent auction.

More than 30 items are available, including bed and breakfast stays at the historic Inn at Irwin Gardens, the Housley House, the Pines of Dresden, Simple Pleasures, the Dunkle One-room Schoolhouse and the Gingerbread House on Little Traverse Bay.

Sign up for summer reading program for all ages starts soon

Beginning June 6, readers of all ages will travel the globe this summer as part of Bluffton Public Library's Summer Reading Program.

Children will explore places from Oceania to Russia through stories, crafts, music, snacks and other activities during the K-5 Summer Reading Club, "One World, Many Stories."

Children in this program must register at the Children's Desk and are required to read five hours during June and July to complete the program.

Public library closed Memorial Day - May 30

Bluffton Public Library will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Due dates for library materials will be adjusted accordingly. For more information, visit the library, log on to, check out the library's Facebook page or call 419-358-5016.

Knit away the winter blues at the library

Interested in learning how to knit or improving your skills? The Bluffton Public library is offering a free six-week knitting program hosted by Carol Edwards. The first session meets on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Shannon Room. The class will continue for six consecutive Saturdays.

Classes will be structured to accommodate a range of skill levels, from beginners to those with intermediate skills. Practice needles and yarn will be provided during class. Persons may bring their own needles, but them must be U.S. size 8.

A Harley Christmas

Get on your Harley and the library. A Harley Davidson Christmas figurine collection of Bryan and Gail Neff is on exhibit this month in the Bluffton Public Library showcase.

Library invites wreath fest' participants

Area businesses and organizations are invited to decorate wreaths representing them to display in the Bluffton Public Library's annual Holiday Wreath Festival. Wreaths will be displayed in the library from Dec. 1-31.

Entry forms are available at the circulation desk, and should be completed at the time of wreath delivery. Wreaths may be brought to the library during regular hours beginning Monday, Nov. 30.