Jan-Feb 2022

PROGRAMS & SERVICES Winter 2022 January-February Auglaize County Libraries

3 Your Library Card 4 Library Locations & Hours 5 Library Services 6 eBooks, eMedia & Reading Apps 7 Reading Challenges 8 Adult Events 11 Family Events 12 Teen Events 13 Kids Events 16 Support the Library

Your Library Card Findmore at auglaizelibraries.org Materials & Loan Periods New DVDs have a 3-day loan period. Regular DVDs, CDs & Magazines are 7-day loans. New Adult Fiction, Holiday, Kitchen, Hotspots & Games are 14-day loans. The rest is mostly 28-days. Maximum Items Checked Out Patrons in good standing (owing less than $3) may check out up to the following: a maximum of 3 movies, 5 CDs, 1 hotspot, 3 puzzles, 3 games, 5 audiobooks, and as many books as you can keep track of at one time. Lost, Stolen, or Missing Items & Cards Patrons are responsible for all materials checked out on their card including lost and damaged items. Lost cards can be replaced at no cost. How to Get a Library Card Adults must show proof of their current address by showing a driver's license, utility bill, or renter agreement to receive a library card. Children must have a parent or guardian present with one of the above mentioned items to receive a card. Cards for Children 17 & Under Parents are responsible for their children's library cards. Only legal guardians/custodians are allowed to access a child's card. Parents may allow permissions for a child to check out movies and/or to use public computers. I Forgot My Library Card # If you forgot your library card number or PIN, you can ask for help at the desk, you can call 419738-2921, or you can email acpdl@auglaizelibraries,org for help. Renewing Items Most items automatically renew when due, up to the maximum number of renewals, unless requested by other patrons. Access the Library Online Access your account to see what's checked out, to place holds, borrow eMedia, and find events at auglaizelibraries.org. Fines & Fees There are no daily incremental fines for most overdue items, hotspots excluded. Replacement fees will be charged if items are not returned. 3

Library Locations auglaizelibraries.org/hrsloc ACPDL - Wapakoneta 203 S. Perry St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895 419-738-2921 Monday-Thursday 10AM-7PM Friday 10AM-5PM Saturday 10AM-12PM Cridersville 116 W. Main St. Cridersville, OH 45806 419-645-5447 Monday 10AM-7PM Tuesday 1-7PM Thursday 10AM-7PM Saturday 10AM-12PM New Knoxville 304 S. Main St. New Knoxville, OH 45871 419-753-2724 Monday, Wednesday 10AM-7PM Thursday 1PM-7PM Saturday 10AM-12PM White-Waynesfield 108 E. Wapakoneta St. Waynesfield, OH 45896 419-568-5851 Monday-Tuesday 10AM-7PM Thursday 1PM-7PM Saturday 10AM-12PM Stallo-Minster 196 E. Fourth St. Minster, OH 45865 419-628-2925 Monday-Wednesday 10AM-7PM Friday-Saturday 10AM-12PM New Bremen 45 S. Washington St. New Bremen, OH 45869 419-629-2158 Monday-Tuesday 10AM-7PM Thursday 10AM-7PM Friday-Saturday 10AM-12PM 4

Library Services Findmore at auglaizelibraries.org Automatic Renewal (on most items) Beanstack Reading App Copier Curbside Pickup (at Branches) Device Advice Digital Library Drive-Thru (at Wapakoneta) Email Newsletters Public Computers (Internet/Microsoft Office/Adobe Reader) Reference Services School Outreach Study Rooms Tax Forms (seasonal & limited) Technology Tutoring (by appointment) WiFi (on library properties) Fax/Scanner (at Wapakoneta) Free Online Courses Genealogy Records InterLibrary Loans Meeting Rooms Mobile Hotspots PACKED Subscription Bags Pickup Lockers (Outside Wapakoneta Library) 5

Libby eBooks, eAudiobooks Thousands of titles available from the Ohio Digital Library for you to download on your device. Get Libby, the free mobile app to access now with your library card from the Apple/Android stores. Hoopla eMedia, eBooks, eAudiobooks Instantly access thousands of movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and music. Free mobile apps, including one for your TV. Beanstack Tracker Reading Log App Keep a reading log, log your time, complete activities, and participate in reading challenges through the library. Free mobile app, available through the Apple/Android stores. eBooks, eMedia &Reading Apps auglaizelibraries.org/digital 6

Winter Reading Challenge January 1-31, 2022 - All Ages Log reading time and activities this winter on Beanstack to earn badges and awesome prizes, including Logo Tumblers and Rubik's Cube Fidget Spinners. Earn at least 10 badges to claim yours. Reading Challenges auglaizelibraries.org/challenges 7 Find it all on Beanstack Find all available Auglaize County Libraries' reading challenges on the Beanstack Tracker App or website. Yearlong Reading Challenge January 1 - December 31, 2022 - All Ages Log your reading time throughout the year to earn digital badges.

Book Clubs Monthly, Multiple Branches Pick up a copy of this month's book at your library and join us to discuss with friends. New readers welcome. Wapak Monday Evening Traveling Book Group - First Mondays 6-7PM Jan. 3 - Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough at Winan's Feb. 7 - Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie at Happy Daz New Knoxville Book Club - First Thursdays 6-7PM Jan. 6 - The 12 Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen Feb. 3 - Being Mortal by Atul Gawanda Wapak Friday Morning Book Group - Second Fridays 10-11AM Jan. 14 - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society Feb. 11 - We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter Waynesfield Southern Charm Book Group - Third Tuesdays 4:30-5:30PM Jan. 18 - Call library for title. Feb. 15 - Call library for title. Cridersville Book Club @ the Library - Dates vary. Jan. 27 - 1:30PM Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham Feb. 24 - 1:30PM The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss Minster Library Book Club - Fourth Wednesdays 2-3PM Jan. 26 - Call library for title. Feb. 23 - Call library for title. Euchre Club Weekly, Waynesfield Drop in for a fun afternoon of cards with friends. Tuesdays 1-3PM Adult Events 8

Crafts for Adults Monthly, Multiple Branches Sign up with friends to make one-of-a-kind crafts at no cost to you! (* denotes event with Registration Required.) Waynesfield - Ladies Hour - First Thursdays 5-6PM Jan. 6 - Votive Candle Hangers Feb. 3 - Homemade Hand Warmers Cridersville - Dates & times vary. Jan. 10 6-7PM & Jan. 13 2-3PM - Snowman Shaker* Feb. 10 2-3PM & Feb. 21 6-7PM - Let it Snow Wreath* Wapakoneta - Last Mondays 5-6:30PM & Last Tuesdays 1-2:30PM Jan. 24 & 25 - Tape Painting Canvas* Feb. 21 & 22 - Homemade Hand Warmers* New Bremen - Come & go craft. During open hours. All ages. Jan. 24-29 - Cocoa Mix in a Jar Craft Feb. 21-26 - DIY Swirly Paper Flowers New Knoxville - Come & go craft. During open hours. All ages. Jan. 24-29 - Cocoa Mix in a Jar Craft Feb. 21-26 - DIY Swirly Paper Flowers Tech Help with the Tech Guru Monthly, All Branches Schedule a half-hour one-on-one help session with our Tech Guru on the subject of your choice. Times vary. Registration required. Wapakoneta, Cridersville, & Waynesfield - Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 7 & 21 Minster, New Bremen & New Knoxville - Jan. 18 & 31, Feb. 14 & 28 CookBook Club Monthly, Wapakoneta Share your love of food with others--join our monthly CookBook Club! Make a recipe to share. Registration required. Tuesdays, Jan. 11 & Feb. 8 - 5-6PM Knit & Crochet Circle Monthly, Wapakoneta Bring your current project and chat with other knitters. Tuesdays, Jan. 18 & Feb. 15 - 5-6PM 9

Essential Oils Series Wapakoneta Learn the fundamentals of essential oils in this series of three classes presented by Megan Brown. Registration required. Wednesday, Jan. 19 - 5-6PM - Getting Started with Essential Oils Wednesday, Feb. 16 - 5-6PM - Essential Oils for Mood & Emotions Computer Basics Wapakoneta, Sat. Feb. 5 - 10AM-12PM Let's start at the very beginning! Join Fred, the Tech Guru, for this focused class on computer basics. Registration required. Friends of the Library Book Sale Minster Books, DVDs, magazines & more! Feb. 7, 8, 9, 11, & 12 - Library hours. Mommy & Me Yoga - Find more info on page 11. Symphony Storytime - Find more info on page 14. 10

Family Craft Night Monthly, Cridersville Join us for a craft for families of mixed ages. Registration required. First Mondays at 4:30-6:30PM & Following Thursdays 4:30-7PM Jan. 3 & 13 - Family Snowman Picture Feb. 7 & 17 - Family Heart Balloon Picture Family Board Game Night Monthly, Cridersville All ages are invited to join us monthly for a variety of board games. First Thursdays at 4-6:30PM - Jan. 6 & Feb. 3 Family Night Activity Monthly, Waynesfield Families of mixed ages can join us monthly for a fun activity! Second Thursdays at 5-6PM - Jan. 13 & Feb. 10 Family Movie Night Wapakoneta, Thurs. Jan. 27 - 5-6:30PM Let's watch Luca (rated PG) with snacks! Mommy & Me Yoga Night Wapakoneta, Thurs. Feb. 24 - 5-5:30PM Grades 1-4 and their parents are invited to join us for an evening of yoga, fun, and laughter. Wear comfy clothing! Registration required. Valentine's Day Boxes - Find more info on page 15. Family Events 11

Perler Beads & Pixel Art Monthly, Multiple Branches Create your own Perler Bead art to take home. For kids through teens. New Bremen - Mondays in January & February - 3-4:30PM New Knoxville - Mondays in January & February (+Snacks!) - 3-4:30PM Cridersville - Second Tuesdays - Jan. 11 & Feb. 8 - 4-6:30PM Wapakoneta - Third Wednesdays - Jan. 19 & Feb. 16 - 3:15-4:15PM Life Skills for Teens/Tweens Wapakoneta Teens & almost-teens are invited to join us for this series on learning skills (HACKS) that make life easier! Cooking simple meals, how to dress for an interview, planning a budget, etc. Hands-on fun. Thursday, Jan. 13 - 4-5PM Tween/Teen Interactive Movies Wapakoneta Teens & almost-teens can participate in this unique movie-watching experience. Food, props, and scripts will be provided. Thursday, Jan. 20 - 4-6PM - Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13) Thursday, Feb. 10 - 4-6PM - Shazam! (PG-13) Teen/Tween Craft Time Wapakoneta Stop in and try out a new craft for teens & almost-teens. Thursday, Feb. 14 - 3:30-4:30PM - Valentine Heart Pillows Cookie & Cake Decorating - Find more info on page 15. Teen Events 12

Storytime Weekly, Multiple Branches Little ones & caretakers can enjoy stories, songs, & more during our weekly storytimes at every library location! Cridersville - Mondays at 10:30-11AM - (Closed on Mon. Jan. 17) Minster - Tuesday Mornings at 10:30-11AM Wapakoneta - Tuesdays at 10:30-11AM Waynesfield - Tuesdays at 10:45-11:15AM Minster - Wednesday Evenings at 6-6:30PM New Knoxville - Wednesdays at 10:30-11AM New Bremen - Thursday Mornings at 10:30-11AM New Bremen - Thursday Evenings at 6:30-7PM Lego Challenge Monthly, Cridersville Drop in to play with Legos! Ages 5 and up are welcome to join us for a new challenge each month. First Tuesdays at 4-7PM - Jan. 4 & Feb. 1 Kids Events 13

Unicorn Crafts Minster It's a month of Unicorns at the Stallo Library! Registration required. Tuesday, Jan. 4 - 3:45 & 6PM - Unicorn Paper Roll Craft (Gr. 1-4) Monday, Jan. 10 - 3:45 & 6PM - Unicorn Necklace Craft (Kindg.) Tuesday, Jan. 18 - 3:45 & 6PM - Paper Plate Unicorn Craft (Gr. 1-4) Monday, Jan. 24 - 3:45 & 6PM - Unicorn Easel Craft (Kindg.) Monday, Jan. 31 - 3:45 & 6PM - Unicorn in a Bottle Craft (Gr. 1-4) Kids Paint Night Wapakoneta Kids Kindergarten to 4th grade are invited to join us for one of two thumbprint snowman painting nights. Registration required. Tuesday, Jan. 4 - 4-5PM Thursday, Jan. 6 - 5-6PM Lima Symphony Orchestra Storytime Wapakoneta The LSO Symphony visits Storytime for an amazing blend of story and music, perfect for little ears and big ears alike! Tuesday, Jan. 11 - 10:30-11:15AM Toddler Playdate Bi-Monthly, Wapakoneta Families with babies and toddlers ages 0-3 are welcome to join us for an informal playdate twice a month in the Early Learning Room. We'll read a book and sing a song & then encourage them to play! First and Third Thursdays at 10:30-11AM Jan. 13, 27 & Feb. 10, 24 Marble Run Challenge Monthly, Cridersville Drop in to build your own marble run. Ages 5 and up. Third Tuesdays at 4-6:30PM - Jan. 18 & Feb. 15 Paws to Read Monthly, Wapakoneta Young readers can gain confidence reading to Sadie, the super sweet therapy dog! 15-minute sessions. Registration required. Third Tuesdays at 5-6PM - Jan. 18 & Feb. 15 14

Paper Crafting Monthly, Cridersville Drop in to make a paper craft. Ages 5 &up. Last Tuesdays at 4-7PM Jan. 25 - Paper Snowmen Feb. 22 - Giant Paper Snowflakes Kids/Teen Cookie Decorating Cridersville, Thurs. Jan. 27 - 4-6:30PM Ages 7 and up can sign up to reserve your spot to decorate yummy cookies! Registration required. Kids Craft Night Wapakoneta Make your own Valentine's Day Puzzle Wreath! Recommended for grades 1-4. Registration required. Tuesday, Feb. 1 - 4-5PM Thursday, Feb. 3 - 5-6PM Valentine's Day Boxes Minster Families can make a special box together! Registration required. Tuesday, Feb. 8 - 4-4:45PM & 5-5:45PM & 6-6:45PM Valentine Cakes Minster Grades 1-4 are invited to decorate a cake for Valentine's Day. Registration required. Monday, Feb. 14 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Glitter Keychain Craft Minster Grades 3-6 can make a one-of-a-kind keychain craft. Snack provided. Registration required. Wednesday, Feb. 23 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Tutus & Twirls Cridersville, Mon. Feb. 28 - 4-6:30PM Join us for this special event to make your own tutu and practice your twirls. Registration required. 15

419-738-2921 • auglaizelibraries.org • Winter Reading Challenge Happening in January Track your reading in January online or on the Beanstack app, complete activities, and win prizes! Register on Beanstack for this and other challenges. Learn more on page 5 and at auglaizelibraries.org. Friends of the Minster Library Book Sale The Friends of the Minster Library's Book Sale will be held February 7-12, 2022. Scan this code for a list of hours. Find other ways to support your Library at auglaizelibraries.org/support Libraries Closed: Mon. Jan. 17 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day See page 4 for a list of library hours and locations. Library events may be photographed/filmed for promotion in library publications, website, or social media. Attendance automatically confers consent for your likeness to be used. Please notify staff if you decline being photographed for yourself or your child.