Family Storytime: Monday evenings @ 6:00 p.m. (Birth-5 year olds) Baby Storytime:Wednesday mornings at 10:00 a.m. (Birth-under 3 year olds) Pre-K Storytime:Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. (3-5 year olds)
Fall Storytime themes include: Hats, Cats, Pirates, Aussie Blue Dog, Vikings, Pasta, Bats and Owls, Teddy Bears, Musical Instruments, and Cookies.
A Library Card is ELEMENTAL! Get in Your Element this September—sign up for a library card! From borrowing books, ebooks, learning new skills, or attending story time, a library card helps you do more of what you enjoy—and everyone should have one!
The Digital Converter will available at the Library for the month of September. It can digitize 35mm slides and negatives, as well as 3x5, 4x6, or 5x7 inch photographs. Sign up for 2 hour slots and we recommend bringing a 16 GB SanDisk SD Card to save your photos on. For more information please email email@example.com.
Watercolor Workshop: Colors of Autumn (R)($) will be held Thurs., Sept. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Jeanne Beutler will teach on the lower level of the library. There is a $10 supply fee at the door (cash only please), and advance registration is required.Open to adults and teens/children (with a participating adult).
Words & Wine Book Discussion (R) will meet Thurs., Oct. 12 @ 6:30 p.m. at Greenhorn to discuss The Secret Book of Flora Lea by Patti Callahan Henry.Please register and pick up the book at the Library. There is limited seating and the book discussion is open to Adults 21+. Refreshments are available for purchase at the Greenhorn. Join us for an evening to relax, socialize and discuss.
Jammin' @ the Library has a new name and will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays when the library is open. This is a relaxed, song-circle style music session and anyone is welcome to join or listen in. Bring your instrument, voice, or listening ears!
Chess Tuesdays! Starting in October, the library will have an area designated on the Main Floor for open chess from 5:30-7:30 p.m every Tuesday the library is open. Make new contacts - and perhaps be a part of the potential new Chess Club in the works in Bluffton! Bring your own board or use one of the library’s!
Medicare 101: Allen County Council on Aging will present Medicare 101 on Tues., October 10 at 6:00 p.m. 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. Please register in advance by calling 419-358-5016.
Mobile Health Clinic:Wed., Oct. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.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) and osteoporosis.
Fred Steiner presents “Scary Stories of Bluffton“ on Tues., Oct. 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the lower level of the library. Please register in advance to hear all about the many interesting (scary?) things that have been noted in the Bluffton area. This is a family-friendly program.
Dennis Sheidler presents Appalachian Trail Hike on Tues., October 24 @ 6:00 pm. in the lower level of the library. Dennis Sheidler, at the age of 75, completed the Appalachian Trail through a series of section hikes and will be sharing his experiences along with photos and answering questions. Please register in advance.