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SummerREAD 2024
Join our SummerREAD kick-off celebrations June 3 from 10 AM - 1 PM & 4 PM - 6 PM at the Main Branch in Findlay and June 8 at the Arlington Branch from 11 AM - 2 PM. Sign up for SummerREAD for an amazing summer of reading, games, activities, fantastic programs, great prizes, and more! Find out more about SummerREAD below.

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Did You Know?

Did you know that the library offers Skill Builder books for every stage of school and life—from college entrance exams such as the SAT, ACT, and GRE, to professional exams like the ASVAB, Firefighter Exam, Commercial Driver License, and Nursing Assistant Exams. If you are thinking about choosing a new career, there are resume books to assist you.

Farm Fun Program

Children ages 2-8 years old and their caregivers are invited to join Farm Fun on the first Tuesday evening of the month from 7:30-8:00 p.m. October 2 through April 2.

Children will listen to stories, sing songs and complete activities that focus on agriculture and farming.    Presented in partnership with the University of Findlay’s Block and Bridle Club.  Students of the Block and Bridle Club constructed a bookcase “barn” and donated books relating to agriculture and farming for the library.  The bookcase and books were made possible through an ECLIPSe grant provided by the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. 

Job and Career Accelerator

Click on Find Information and find Job & Career Accelerator.  The free online reference collection combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application.

*Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations
*Match your interests and skills with the career that's best for you
*Search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings.
*Create professional resumes and cover letters.
*Practice and master interviewing skills.
*Get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way—from your initial search to accepting an offer.
*Conveniently organize and track your job-search progress all in one place.


Community Read Book Selected

 The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has announced the selection of The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh as 2013 CommunityREAD book. Ms. Diffenbaugh will visit Hancock County on March 15th during CommunityREAD month for a public presentation at 7 p.m. at Winebrenner Auditorium.
   The book, Diffenbaugh’s first novel, creates a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others as she struggles to overcome her difficult youth in the foster care system and adult homelessness. Copies are available at the public library.