Nov-Dec 2022

Your Library Card Findmore at All Books (excluding New Adult Fiction) Audio Books (Limit 3) New Adult Fiction Magazines DVDs (Limit 3) CDs (Limit 3) Games/Puzzles (Limit 3) Kitchen Collection (Limit 3) Hotspots (Limit 1) Loan Periods & Item Limits Patrons in good standing (owing less than $3) may check out up to the following: 28-Day Loan Period 14-Day Loan Period 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 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 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 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 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) Wireless Printing (at Wapakoneta) 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 6

NewCollections 7 Read-Alongs All-in-One Print/Audio Books for Young Readers Wonderbook Read-alongs are print books for young readers with a ready-to-play audiobook built inside. Each Wonderbook Read-along also has a Learning Mode with narrator-led comprehension questions. Available at all library locations in picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, & easy readers. Launchpads Learning Tablets for All Ages Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets with high-quality, ad-free, internet-free, interactive apps and learning games for all ages. Each Launchpad has a unique theme: STEAM education, test prep, brain stimulation, family game nights, and much more. Launchpads are currently available at Wapakoneta. Tablets must be checked out and returned to this building.

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 always welcome. New Knoxville Book Club - First Thursdays 6-7PM Nov. 3 - Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen Dec. 1 - The Widows by Jess Montgomery - Virtual Author's Visit Wapak Friday Morning Book Group - First Fridays 10-11AM Nov. 4 - The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston Dec. 2 - The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson Wapak Monday Evening Traveling Book Group - First Mondays 6-7PM Nov. 7 - The Magician by Colm Toibin @ El Azteca Dec. 5 - This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens; Potluck @ Library New Bremen Book Club - First Tuesdays 6-7PM Nov. 1 & Dec. 6 - Call library for titles/details. Waynesfield Southern Charm Book Group - Third Tuesdays 4:30-5:30PM Nov. 15 & Dec. 20 - Call library for titles/details. Cridersville Book Club @ the Library - Thursdays 1:30-2:30PM Nov. 17 - Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See Dec. 22 - Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune Minster Library Book Club - Last Wednesdays 2-3PM Nov. 23 & Dec. 28 - Call library for titles/details. Or ask us how to start a book club of your own! 8

Knit & Crochet Circle Monthly, Wapakoneta Bring your current project and chat with other knitters. First Tuesdays, 5-6PM Crafts for Adults Monthly, Multiple Branches Sign up with friends to make one-of-a-kind crafts at no cost to you! Fall Luminary - Registration required. Cridersville - Thursday, Nov. 3 - 2-3PM Thursday, Nov. 3 - 6-7PM Felt Hand Warmers - Ladies Hour Waynesfield - Thursday, Nov. 3 - 5-6PM Pour-Painted Plant Hanger - DIY for Adults - Registration required. New Bremen - Tuesday, Nov. 8 - 6:30-7PM New Knoxville - Thursday, Nov. 10 - 6:30-7PM Book Page Roses - Registration required. Wapakoneta - Monday, Nov. 28 - 5-6:30PM Tuesday, Nov. 29 - 1-2:30PM Paintbrush Ornaments - Ladies Hour Waynesfield - Thursday, Dec. 1 - 5-6PM Holiday Pot Holders - Registration required. Cridersville - Thursday, Dec. 8 - 2-3PM Thursday, Dec. 8 - 6-7PM Christmas Craft - DIY for Adults - Registration required. New Knoxville - Thursday, Dec. 8 - 6:30-7PM New Bremen - Tuesday, Dec. 13 - 6:30-7PM Laundry Detergent Snowman - Registration required. Wapakoneta - Monday, Dec. 19 - 5-6:30PM Tuesday, Dec. 20 - 1-2:30PM Quilling Ornaments - All Ages - Drop in. New Bremen - Thursday, Dec. 22 - 10AM-7PM New Knoxville - Thursday, Dec. 22 - 1PM-7PM Chair Yoga and Yogurt Waynesfield, Thursday, Nov. 17 - 5-6PM Relax with easy poses in this chair yoga session and make a yummy yogurt treat. For adults. No registration required. 9

10 Tech Help with the Tech Guru All Branches Schedule a half-hour one-on-one help session with our friendly Tech Guru on the subject of your choice, including Microsoft Office, Backups, Security, Device Troubleshooting & more. Times vary. Registration required. Wapakoneta, Cridersville, & Waynesfield Mondays, Nov. 7 & 21 Mondays, Dec. 5 & 19 Minster, New Bremen & New Knoxville Mondays, Nov. 14 & 28 Monday, Dec. 12 & Tuesday, Dec. 27 "Digital Dinosaurs - Fleshing Out the Past!" with Paleontologist Dr. Lawrence Witmer Wapakoneta, Saturday, Nov. 19 - 11AM-12PM Dr. Lawrence Witmer of Ohio University, famed paleontologist featured in National Geographic Magazine, visits the Library to celebrate DINOvember! Dr. Witmer shows us how his team uses 3D computer modeling and anatomy to reveal details of dinosaur function, physiology, and behavior. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wapakoneta Library. Digital eBook Borrowing Wapakoneta, Saturday, Dec. 3 - 10AM-12PM Did you know you can check out books, audiobooks, magazines, music, and more on your phone or tablet for free with just your library card? Learn how to access the Ohio Digital Library via the website and the Libby app. Registration required. Favorite Things BINGO Waynesfield, Thursday, Dec. 15 - 5-6PM Wrap and bring two of your favorite things for $2 or under to add to the prize pile for Bingo winners!

LEGO Robotics Club: EV3 Class Multiple Branches Dive into the building & programming of the LEGO EV3 Robotics in this 3-week class for students in 3rd-7th grades. This program is made possible by Arby's of Wapakoneta. Limited space available. Registration required. New Bremen - Tuesdays - 4-5:30PM - Nov. 1, 8, & 15 New Knoxville - Wednesdays - 4-5:30PM - Nov. 2, 9, & 16 Wapakoneta - Thursdays - 4-5:30PM - Nov. 3, 10, & 17 VolunTEEN/VolunTWEEN Program Monthly, Wapakoneta The VolunTEEN program is back for fall! Students finishing 5th-9th grades are invited to become a library volunteer. VolunTEENS will meet once a month and are assigned rotating tasks to complete and then reunite for fun, creative projects. Registration required. Wednesdays - 4-5:30PM Nov. 16 & Dec. 14 Tween/Teen Craft Time Monthly, Wapakoneta Meet friends & make something awesome! Registration required. 3D Dinosaur Wooden Puzzle Thurs. Nov. 17 - 3:30-4:30PM Gingerbread House Ornament Thurs. Dec. 15 - 3:30-4:30PM 11

Find the Dinosaurs Cridersville Dinos have escaped around the village! Check the picture board at the library or the Friends of the Cridersville Public Library Facebook page to find where they've been. Submit your guesses all November long for the Cridersville landmark they've visited to enter for a prize. LEGO Building Challenge & Snack Multiple Branches Visit the library after school for a small snack and a different LEGO building challenge each week in November. New Bremen - Tuesdays - 3:30-4:30PM New Knoxville - Mondays - 3-4:30PM - (excluding 11/28) Dinosaur Movie Marathon Weekly, Wapakoneta Chomp Chomp! Every Tuesday in November we'll be showing a classic Jurassic Park or new Jurassic World movie! Snacks provided. Tuesdays in November 4:30-7PM Dinosaur BINGO Wapakoneta, Tuesday, Nov. 1 5:30-6PM Celebrate DINOvember with a few fun rounds of Dino BINGO! Fun for all ages. 12

Make Your Own Dinosaur Fossils Multiple Branches Let's make imprint fossils with homemade dough. Registration required! New Knoxville - Wednesday, Nov. 2 - 3-4PM New Bremen - Thursday, Nov. 3 - 3-4:30PM COSI Dinosaur Learning Science Kit Pickup All Branches, Monday, Nov. 7 - 10AM-7PM Register starting Nov. 1 to pick up a dinosaur-themed learning kit filled with activities on dinos, fossils, and geology! Made possible by Ohio Library Council and COSI. One kit per family. Limited quantities. Boxes available at all Auglaize County Library locations. Registration required. Turkey Craft Minster, Monday, Nov. 7 - 3:30-4PM Kindergarteners through 1st grade can make a super cute turkey craft and enjoy a snack together. Registration required. Pixel Art Monthly, Multiple Branches Drop in each month in to create a pixel artwork with Perler beads. Cridersville - 4-6:30PM - Nov. 7 & 28 and Dec. 5 & 27 Wapakoneta - 3:15-4:15PM - Nov. 9 & Dec. 7 Dino-To-Go Bags Cridersville, November 8-22 Stop in to the Cridersville Public Library to pick up your own Dinosaur Activity Bag full of crafts, puzzles, and more fun! During open hours November 8-22. Crack Open a Dino Egg! Multiple Branches Come to the library and crack open a dino egg to see what's inside! Egg opening requires some tools; children must be accompanied by an adult! Registration required. New Knoxville - Wednesday, Nov. 9 - 3-4PM New Bremen - Thursday, Nov. 10 - 3-4PM 13

Sketches and Snacks Wapakoneta Meet us in the event room to learn to draw characters step-by-step! Snacks provided. Dinosaurs - Thursday, Nov. 10 - 5:30-6PM - Registration req'd. Christmas - Tuesday, Dec. 20 - 5:30-6PM Wednesday, Dec. 21 - 1-1:30PM Dinosaurs, Donuts, and Dads Minster, Saturday, Nov. 12 - 10AM- 10:45PM & 11-11:45AM Dads are invited to bring their children ages 4 through 1st grade to join us at the Minster Library for Dinosaurs, Donuts, and Dads! Enjoy games, crafts, and, of course, donuts! Two time slots available. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Family Night Monthly, Minster Bring the fam to the library for a night of crafty fun! For all ages. One craft per family. Registration required. Turkey Craft - Monday, Nov. 14 - 4-5PM, 5-6PM, and 6-7PM Christmas Tree Craft - Monday, Dec. 12 - 4-5PM, 5-6PM, and 6-7PM Create a Noodlesaurus Skeleton Multiple Branches Use your artistic skills to recreate a dinosaur skeleton out of dried pasta. Sounds weird, but it looks so cool! Registration required. New Knoxville - Wednesday, Nov. 16 - 3-4PM New Bremen - Thursday, Nov. 17 - 3-4PM Dinosaur Art & Donuts Cridersville Use watercolor paint to color in this adorable dinosaur made with Goth Glue! All ages are welcome. Registration Required. Monday, Nov. 21 - 12-6:30PM Tuesday, Nov. 22 - 1:30-6:30PM 14

Kids Movies Wapakoneta Enjoy the family-friendly dino movie, Walking with Dinosaurs, and snacks during Thanksgiving break! Rated PG. Monday, Nov. 21 - 5-6:30PM Wednesday, Nov. 23 - 1-2:30PM Watch the Christmas movie favorite, Elf, at the library during Christmas break! Snacks included. Rated PG. Tuesday, Dec. 13 - 5-7PM Freddy Fossil's DINO Show! Multiple Branches This hilarious show for all ages includes life-like dino puppets, museum-quality fossils, an energetic performance by dino ambassador Freddy Fossil, audience participation, myth-busting, dino facts, and shows kids why it "stinks to be extinct." Plan to spend your Thanksgiving break at the library. No registration required. Wapakoneta - Tuesday, Nov. 22 - 10:30-11:30AM New Bremen - Tuesday, Nov. 22 - 6-7PM Christmas Tree Lighting Ornament New Bremen, Monday, Nov. 28 - 3-7PM Stop by the library anytime between 3:00 and 7:00 PM on the day of the community tree lighting to make an ornament! First come, first served as long as supplies last. Holiday Kickoff Multiple Branches Enjoy snacks and crafts for the first half hour & then a short holiday film with a grumpy, green gentleman for the last half. First come, first served. Registration requested. New Knoxville - Thursday, Dec. 1 - 3:30-4:30PM New Bremen - Thursday, Dec. 1 - 4-5PM Christmas in the Village New Knoxville, Saturday, Dec. 3 - 10:30AM-2PM Stop by the library while celebrating the holiday. Storytime begins at 10:30AM. Crafts and photo station begin at 11AM. Crafts are first come, first served. 15

Holiday Grab Bag Multiple Branches Stop by the library and pick up a bag containing holiday books, activities, and more! Bags generously donated by our Friends of the Library for you to keep and reuse on future visits. New Bremen & New Knoxville - Monday, Dec. 5 -Thursday, Dec. 22 Christmas Craftsmas Multiple Branches Brush off your creativity and get crafty for Christmas! Available at two locations: New Bremen and New Knoxville. First come, first served as long as supplies last. Yarn Hats - Monday, Dec. 5 - All day Bead Wreath - Thursday, Dec. 8 - All day Cookie Decorating - Monday, Dec. 12 - 3:30-5PM Stamped Clay Ornaments - Thursday, Dec. 15 - All day Cupcake Trees - Monday, Dec. 19 - 3:30-5PM Quilling Ornaments - Monday, Dec. 22 - All day Holiday Escape Rooms Multiple Branches Sign up with your friends or family to solve the puzzles and beat the clock! Best for school age kids through adults. Great for encouraging team play, communication, & problem solving. Registration required. New Bremen - Dec. 5, 6, 8 - 2-6PM - 1-hr time slots New Knoxville - Dec. 5, 7, 8 - 2-6PM - 1-hr time slots Waynesfield - Dec. 5, 6, 8 - 3-5PM - 1-hr time slots Minster - Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14 - 3-6PM - 1-hr time slots Cridersville - Dec. 15 - 3-6PM; Dec. 19, 22, 29 - 2-6PM - 1-hr time slots Wapakoneta - Dec. 19, 20, 21, 22 - 3-6PM - 1-hr time slots Christmas on Main Cridersville, Saturday, Dec. 10 - 9AM-12PM Enjoy crafts & cookies and get your passport stamped at the Cridersville Library during Christmas on Main celebration in town. Gift Wrapping Waynesfield, Saturdays, Dec. 10 & 17 - 10-11:30AM The Waynesfield Girl Scouts will be available to wrap your Christmas gifts. No charge, but donations accepted for the food pantry. 16

Storytime Weekly, Multiple Branches Little ones & caretakers can enjoy stories, songs, & more during our weekly storytimes at every library location! Cridersville - Mondays at 10:30-11:15AM Minster - Tuesday Mornings at 10:30-11AM 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 (Closed 11/24) Thursday Evenings at 6:30-7PM (Closed 11/24) Musical Storytime with Alexa Kemmann Weekly, New Knoxville Join Alexa Kemmann of Blooming Bridge Music Therapy for a special musical storytime series for littles and their caretakers. Wednesdays - Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and Dec. 7 - 10:30-11AM Toddler Playdates Bimonthly, Wapakoneta Families with babies and toddlers ages 0-3 are welcome to join us for an informal playdate twice a month. We'll read a book and sing a song & then encourage them to play! Second and Fourth Thursdays at 10:30-11AM Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 & 22 17

Kids Drumming Class Biweekly, Wapakoneta Ages 7-12 will feel the beat in this special drumming class with certified music therapist Alexa Kemmann. Registration required. Thursdays - 6-6:30PM - Nov. 3, 17 and Dec. 1 & 15 Make a Dinosaur Habitat Waynesfield, Monday, Nov. 14 - 3:30-4:30PM Kids will create mini dinosaur terrariums. No registration required, but supplies are limited. First come, first served. Watercolor Dino with Goth Glue - Kids Craft Wapakoneta, Monday, Nov. 14 - 5:30-6PM Kids can sign up to paint a dinosaur outlined with "goth glue"! Registration required. 4th Grade Girls Late Nighter Minster, Friday, Dec. 2 - 6:30-8:30PM Girls in the 4th grade are invited to meet up at the library afterhours for a fashion photo shoot, craft, games, & pizza! Registration req'd. Christmas Tree Craft Minster Enjoy a craft & a snack together! Registration required. Kindergarten-1st grade - Monday, Dec. 5 - 3:30-4:15PM 2nd-3rd grade - Monday, Dec. 5 - 4:30-5:15PM Kids Yoga Night Wapakoneta, Thursday, Dec. 8 - 5:30-6:15PM Kids & caretakers can wear comfy clothes as we get stretchy! Scribble Art and Snacks Waynesfield, Monday, Dec. 12 - 3:30-4:30PM Unleash your creativity and enjoy a yummy treat! Gingerbread Houses - Kids Craft Wapakoneta, Monday, Dec. 12 - 5:30-6:30PM Sign up to design your very own gingerbread house. We'll supply the sweets--you bring the creativity! For ages: PreK - 5th gr. Registration required. 18

Look for the dinosaur emojis next to event titles in this booklet to denote special dino-themed events. 19

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