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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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Baby Story Time

Baby Story Time will be held on Fridays from 9:30-10:00 a.m. For children up to 36 months old. Simple stories, rhymes and play for the youngest learners.  No registration required.  Program held in the Early Literacy Center. 


Tech Time with Nathan, IT Manager

Tech Time with Nathan, IT Manager, on Wednesday, February 13 from 4:30-5:30 for assistance with your individual technology needs.  Struggling with your e-reader, tablet, smart phone or other device? Don't know the best way to manage your digital photos? Need help deciding what device to purchase? Nathan can help.  Bring your specific question.  Drop in any time during the hour-long session. 


Friends of the Library Meeting

The Friends of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will hold its annual meeting from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Lindamood Room on Wednesday, February 6.  Library Director, Jeff Winkle, will present the State of the Library report during the meeting, which is open to the public.  A meeting of the Friends of the Library general membership will follow the presentation.  


Unbreakable Anti-Bullying Campaign-Feb. 20 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Unbreakable Anti-Bullying Campaign, presented by ONU students, will be held on Wednesday, February 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Grades 6-12.  Participants will enjoy various activities that demonstrate different strategies used to combat bullying.  Pizza will be provided and students will be given the chance to win t-shirts and prizes from several local businesses. 


Community Read Book Discussions

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh will be discussed:

March 4. 2:00 p.m.  Birchaven Retirement Village.

March 6. 12:15-1:15 p.m. Community Read Book Discussion.  Lindamood Room

March 11. 2:00 p.m.  St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church.  

The Language of Flowers is the story of a woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own past. 


The Language of Flowers

In celebration of CommunityREAD, come to the library to see The Language of Flowers display in the Adult Services Department. The book, The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, is the CommunityREAD book. The library has over 200 copies to loan. Click here for more information about CommunityREAD.   

Celebrate National Library Week April 14-20

  Grow with Books - National Library Week April 14-20.  Special programs for library users of all ages will be held.  Visitors will have the opportunity to enter special drawings. 

    Online Resource Demonstrations in the Circulation Services Department. Monday-Friday from 1:00-2:00 p.m.  Monday: Novelist; Tuesday; Mango Languages; Wednesday, Zinio Online Magazine; Thursday, Chilton Auto; and Friday, Heritage Quest.