Mar-May 2022

PROGRAMS & SERVICES Auglaize County Libraries Spring 2022 March - April - May

3 Your Library Card 4 Library Locations & Hours 5 eBooks, eMedia & Reading Apps 6 Adult Events 9 Family Events 10 Teen Events 12 Kids Events 15 Summer Reading 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, excluding hotspots, Wonderbooks, and Launchpads. However, if an account has overdue items, no new items can be checked out until they are returned. 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

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 5

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. New Knoxville Book Club - First Thursdays 6-7PM Mar. 3 - Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell Apr. 7 - Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott May 5 - The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Wapak Monday Evening Traveling Book Group - First Mondays 6-7PM Mar. 7 - Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson at Bob Evans Apr. 4 - Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell at La Grande Pizza May 2 - Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson at TBD Wapak Friday Morning Book Group - Second Fridays 10-11AM Mar. 11 - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman Apr. 8 - Island of the Lost by Joan Druett May 13 - I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O'Farrell Waynesfield Southern Charm Book Group - Third Tuesdays 4:30-5:30PM Mar. 15 - Call library for titles. Apr. 19 May 17 Cridersville Book Club @ the Library - Fourth Thursdays 1:30-2:30PM Mar. 24 - The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes Apr. 28 - We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter May 26 - Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton Minster Library Book Club - Fourth Wednesdays 2-3PM Mar. 23 - Call library for titles. Apr. 27 May 25 Adult Events 6

Knit & Crochet Circle Monthly, Wapakoneta Bring your current project and chat with other knitters. Tuesdays, Mar. 1 & Apr. 5 & May 3 - 5-6PM 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 Mar. 3 - DIY Recycled Yarn Birds Apr. 7 - DIY Spring Kite Wreath May 5 - Recycled CD Art Cridersville - Dates & times vary. Mar. 10 2-3PM & Mar. 21 6-7PM - Burlap Bunny Decor* Apr. 18 6-7PM & Apr. 21 2-3PM - Fabric Covered Pots* May 12 2-3PM & May 16 6-7PM - Create Your Own* Wapakoneta - Last Mondays 5-6:30PM & Last Tuesdays 1-2:30PM Mar. 28 & 29 - Homemade Bunny Pots* Apr. 25 & 26 - Macramé Hanging Jars* May 23 & 31 - Wine Bottle Tiki Torches* 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, including Microsoft Office, Backups & Security, Device Troubleshooting. Times vary. Registration required. Wapakoneta, Cridersville, & Waynesfield Mar. 7 & 21, Apr. 4 & 18, and May 2 & 16 Minster, New Bremen & New Knoxville Mar. 14 & 28, Apr. 11 & 25, and May 9 & 23 CookBook Club Monthly, Wapakoneta Share your love of food with others--join our monthly CookBook Club! Make a recipe to share. Registration required. Second Tuesdays - Mar. 8, Apr. 12 - 5-6PM 7

Book Tasting New Bremen Try a sampling of books from a wide range of genres, and see what catches your eye to take home! Light refreshments provided. Second Tuesdays - Mar. 8 & Apr. 12 - 6:30-7PM Lavender Painting Multiple Branches Create your own lovely lavender flower painting. For all ages. Registration required. New Bremen - Mar. 21 & 22 - 3-6PM New Knoxville - Mar. 23 - 3-6PM Jim Bowsher Speaks Wapakoneta, Tues. Mar. 22 - 5-6:30PM Local legend Jim Bowsher will speak on his latest research and entertaining stories. Spring Cleaning with Essential Oils Wapakoneta, Weds. Mar. 23 - 5-6PM Learn recipes and techniques on how to use essential oils in your home spring cleaning from Megan Brown. Registration required. Digital eBook Borrowing Wapakoneta, Sat. Apr. 9 - 10AM-12PM Learn how to access our digital library on the Libby and Hoopla apps. Bring your favorite mobile device. Registration required. Painting Class (Bob Ross style) with Judith Tolhurst Wapakoneta, Sat. Apr. 9 - 10AM-1PM Enjoy this follow-along-style with Judith Tolhurst to make a beautiful painting. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library. Adults only. Registration required. Secure Shred Drop-Off Week Cridersville, April 11-16 Drop off your papers to get shredded by Marimor Industries' Secure Shred at the Cridersville Library during regular library open hours. 8

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 - Mar. 3 & Apr. 7 Make a Robot Day - Family Day Minster, Sat. March 5 - 10-11AM & 11AM-12PM Challenge your family to make a robot out of recycled materials! Registration required. Two sessions available. Family Craft Night Monthly, Cridersville Join us for a craft for families of mixed ages. Registration required. First Mondays at 4:30-6:30PM & a following Thursday at 4:30-7PM Mar. 7 & 17 - Mug Bird Feeders Apr. 4 & 21 - Rainbow Seed Bombs Family Night Activity Monthly, Waynesfield Families of mixed ages can join us monthly for a fun activity! Second Thursdays at 5-6PM Mar. 10 - Rainbow Craft Apr. 14 - Yarn-Wrapped Eggs May 12 - Coffee Filter Butterflies Family Events 9

Family Game Night Wapakoneta, Thurs. Apr. 14 - 4:30-6:30PM Choose between card games, board games, puzzles--fun for all ages! Cupcake Class Multiple Branches Families are invited to learn how to decorate cupcakes with Maddy! Easier versions will be available for younger hands. Contact the library with allergen questions. Registration required. New Bremen - Bird's Nest Cupcake Apr. 18 - 6-6:30PM Apr. 21 - 4-4:30PM New Knoxville - Bunny Face Cupcake Apr. 20 - 3-4PM 10 Teen Events Perler Beads & Pixel Art Monthly, Multiple Branches Create your own Perler Bead art to take home. For kids through teens. New Bremen - Mondays - 3-4:30PM New Knoxville - Mondays (+Snacks!) - 3-4:30PM Cridersville - Second Tuesdays - Mar. 8 & Apr. 12 - 4-6:30PM Wapakoneta - Third Wednesdays - Mar. 16, Apr. 20, May 18 - 3:15-4PM

Lego Robotics Club: EV3 Class Multiple Branches Grades 3-7 can sign up for a 3-week in-depth class on the EV3 Lego Robotics system this spring. Join Fred our Tech Guru as he teaches the building and programming of awesome robots! Registration required. Waynesfield - Tuesdays in March - Mar. 8, 15, 22 - 4-5:30PM Minster - Wednesdays in March - Mar. 9, 16, 23 - 4-5:30PM New Bremen - Thursdays in March - Mar. 10, 17, 24 - 4-5:30PM Cridersville - Tuesdays in April - Apr. 5, 19, 26 - 4-5:30PM Wapakoneta - Wednesdays in April - Apr. 6, 20, 27 - 4-5:30PM New Knoxville - Thursdays in April - Apr. 7, 21, 28 - 4-5:30PM Teen/Tween Craft Time Monthly, Wapakoneta Stop in and try out a new craft for teens & almost-teens. 3:30-4:30PM Monday, Mar. 14 - Paracord Bracelets Thursday, Apr. 21 - Wine Cork Keychains Monday, May 23 - Crayon Canvas Painting Teen Trivia Challenge Waynesfield, Mon. Mar. 14 - 4-5PM Challenge your friends to a battle of the brains in this fun trivia challenge! Tween/Teen Interactive Movie Wapakoneta, Thurs. Mar. 24 - 4-6PM Teens & almost-teens can participate in this unique, non-quiet moviewatching experience. Food, props, and scripts will be provided. The Goonies, rated PG Tech Help with the Tech Guru - Find more info on page 7. Lavender Painting - Find more info on page 8. 11

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 Minster - Tuesday Mornings at 10:30-11AM Wednesday Evenings in March & April at 6-6:30PM Wapakoneta - Tuesdays at 10:30-11AM Waynesfield - Tuesdays at 10:45-11:15AM New Knoxville - Wednesdays at 10:30-11AM New Bremen - Thursday Mornings at 10:30-11AM Thursday Evenings at 6:30-7PM Lego Challenge Cridersville, Tuesday, Mar. 1 - 4-6:30PM Drop in to play with Legos! Ages 5 and up are welcome to join us for a new challenge. Air-Dry Clay Creations - Kids Craft Night Wapakoneta Sign up to make your own creation out of air-dry clay. K-5th. Two sessions available. Registration required. Tuesday, Mar. 1 - 4-5PM Thursday, Mar. 3 - 5-6PM Kids Events 12

Preschool of Rock Wapakoneta Alexa Kemmann of Blooming Bridge Music Therapy, LLC, will be leading a fun musical enrichment program for littles ages 2-5 with caregivers in this biweekly class. Space is limited. Series sponsored by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library. Registration required. Second and Fourth Tuesdays 6-6:30PM Mar. 8 & 22, Apr. 12 & 26, and May 10 & 24 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! Second and Fourth Thursdays at 10:30-11AM Mar. 10 & 24, Apr. 14 & 28, May 12 & 16 Painting with Natalie Minster Join us for step-by-step painting this spring. Registration required. Flower - Grades 3-6 - Mon. Mar. 14 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Flower - Grades K-2 - Tues. Mar. 15 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Bunny - Grades 3-6 - Mon. Apr. 4 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Eggs - Grades K-2 - Tues. Apr. 5 - 3:45-4:30PM & 6-6:45PM Marble Run Challenge Cridersville, Tuesday, Mar. 15 - 4-6:30PM Drop in to build your own marble run. Ages 5 and up. 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 - Mar. 15, Apr. 19, & May 17 Move Your Body - Kids Activity Night Wapakoneta, Thursday, Mar. 17 - 5-5:30PM Kids are invited to wiggle, dance, & move their bodies and burn off some energy! Recommended for K-4th grade. 13

Paper Crafting Origami Cridersville, Tues. Mar. 22 - 4-6:30PM Drop in to make simple origami creations. For ages 5 & up. DIY Suncatchers Cridersville, Thurs. Mar. 24 - 4-6:30PM Drop in to make your own suncatcher for your window! Lima Symphony Orchestra Storytime Multiple Branches The LSO Symphony visits Storytime for an amazing blend of story and music, perfect for little ears and big ears alike! New Bremen - Thursday, Mar. 24 - 6:30-7PM Wapakoneta - Thursday, Apr. 7 - 6-6:30PM Earth Day Mason Bee Habitat - Kids Craft Night Wapakoneta Celebrate Earth Day by making upcycled habitats for bees! Best for preschool-5th grade. Please bring a clean empty tin can if possible. The Library will have a small supply. Registration required. Tuesday, Apr. 5 - 4-4:30PM Thursday, Apr. 21 - 5-5:30PM Easter Party Minster, Monday, Apr. 11 - 3:45-4:30PM Grades K-2 are invited to celebrate Easter with games, crafts and prizes! Registration required. Muddy Fingers Garden Group Waynesfield, Monday, Apr. 11 - 4-5PM Join the Muddy Fingers Garden Group for a fun activity night making DIY Seed Bombs! For children 12 and under. Decoupage Plates for Mother's Day Minster Make a fun craft for mom for grades 3 & up. Registration required. Monday, Apr. 25 - 3:45-4:30PM Tuesday, Apr. 26 - 3:45-4:30PM 14

Earth Day Heads Cridersville, Thurs. Apr. 28 - 4-6:30PM Decorate your container and plant seeds for wild, growing heads! Mother's Day Craft Minster Make an extra-special craft for your extra-special mom. Grades K-2. Registration required. Wednesday, May 5 - 3:30-4:15PM & 4:15-5PM 15 Summer Reading Starting June 1, 2022 Summer is right around the corner and so is the Summer Reading Program! Summer Reading for all ages kicks off on June 1 and runs through July 16. Join us as we explore Oceans of Possibilities this summer at your Library with science experiments, awesome crafts, reading challenges, scavenger hunts, great prizes, and more! Download the Beanstack Tracking App now to get ready.

419-738-2921 • auglaizelibraries.org • Summer Reading is Coming in June Summer Reading returns to your Library June 1 - July 16. This challenge for all ages features events, activities, and prizes for all ages throughout the summer: auglaizelibraries.org/summer-reading. Support the Library Make a difference in your community by giving to the library! Your tax-deductible donation helps support library services, collections, events & more. Learn more at auglaizelibraries.org/support Libraries Closed: Mon. May 30 for Memorial 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.

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