Sep-Oct 2022

3 Your Library Card 4 Library Locations & Hours 5 Adult Events 8 Teen Events 10 Mixed Ages Events 12 eBooks, eMedia & Reading Apps 13 Kids Events 15 Library Card Sign-Up Month 16 Support the Library

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

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 Sep. 1 - Exremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Foer Oct. 6 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling Wapak Friday Morning Book Group - First Fridays 10-11AM Sep. 2 - The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Oct. 7 - The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Wapak Monday Evening Traveling Book Group - First Mondays 6-7PM Sep. 6 - Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas @ Al's Woody's Oct. 3 - Only Child by Rhiannon Navin @ JT's Brew & Grill St. Marys New Bremen Book Club - First Tuesdays 6-7PM Sep. 6 & Oct. 4 - Call library for titles/details. Waynesfield Southern Charm Book Group - Third Tuesdays 4:30-5:30PM Sep. 20 & Oct. 18 - Call library for titles/details. Cridersville Book Club @ the Library - Fourth Thursdays 1:30-2:30PM Sep. 22 - Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister Oct. 27 - At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier Minster Library Book Club - Last Wednesdays 2-3PM Sep. 28 & Oct. 26 - Call library for titles/details. Knit & Crochet Circle Monthly, Wapakoneta Bring your current project and chat with other knitters. First Tuesdays, 5-6PM 5

Crafts for Adults Monthly, Multiple Branches Sign up with friends to make one-of-a-kind crafts at no cost to you! Painted Stemless Wine Glasses - Ladies Hour Waynesfield - Thursday, Sep. 1 - 5-6PM Fall Ornament Décor - Registration required. Cridersville - Thursday, Sep. 8 - 2-3PM Thursday, Sep. 15 - 6-7PM Decoupaged Clocks - DIY for Adults - Registration required. New Knoxville - Thursday, Sep. 8 - 6:30-7PM New Bremen - Tuesday, Sep. 13 - 6:30-7PM Book Page Pumpkins - Registration required. Wapakoneta - Monday, Sep. 26 - 5-6:30PM Tuesday, Sep. 27 - 1-2:30PM Pumpkin Wreath - Registration required. Cridersville - Thursday, Oct. 6 - 2-3PM Thursday, Oct. 13 - 6-7PM Cork Pumpkins - Ladies Hour Waynesfield - Thursday, Oct. 6 - 5-6PM Tea Towel Print - DIY for Adults - Registration required. New Bremen - Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 6:30-7PM New Knoxville - Thursday, Oct. 13 - 6:30-7PM Spider Web Earrings - Registration required. Wapakoneta - Monday, Oct. 24 - 5-6:30PM Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 1-2:30PM Tech Help with the Tech Guru 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 & more. Times vary. Registration required. Wapakoneta, Cridersville, & Waynesfield Tuesday, Sep. 6 & Monday, Sep. 19 Mondays, Oct. 3 & 17 Minster, New Bremen & New Knoxville Mondays, Sep. 12 & 26 Mondays, Oct. 10 & 24 6 Real-life pirates & ships? Find more info on p. 10.

7 Adult Appetizer Party Minster, Weds. Sep. 14 - 7-8:30PM Sign up and bring your favorite appetizer and recipe to share with everyone that attends (servings for 18 people). Everyone will receive a prize and the top 3 favorite recipes will get a bonus prize! Registration required. 90's Trivia Night Wapakoneta, Thurs. Sep. 15 - 5:30-6:30PM Calling all 90's fanatics! Missing the days of Beanie Babies, Macarena, and Tamagotchis? Put your knowledge to the test! You're invited to wear your best 90's attire. Prizes will be awarded for trivia winners and best dressed! Bring your own team (up to 6/team) or join one when you arrive. Snacks & drinks provided. Registration required. Pinterest and Pizza Waynesfield Grown-ups, try your hand at a Pinterest DIY Craft and enjoy pizza with friends! Two sessions available. Registration required. Thursday, Sep. 15 - 5:30-6:30PM Tuesday, Sep. 27 - 5:30-6:30PM Author Visit - Timber Hawkeye New Knoxville, Thurs. Sep. 22 - 7-8:30PM Timber Hawkeye, bestselling author of Buddhist Boot Camp, Faithfully Religionless, and The Opposite of Namaste, will be here for a free book talk, discussion, and Q&A while sharing about mindfully living at peace with the world. Everyone is welcome. Computer Basics Wapakoneta, Sat. Oct. 1 - 10AM-12PM Just starting out or need a refresher? Our IT guru Fred will teach the fundamentals of operating a laptop computer (provided, or you may bring your own) in this hands-on class. Registration required. Tacos and Trivia Waynesfield Satisfy your hunger and your thirst for knowledge with a walking taco and trivia night at the library! Thursday, Oct. 13 - 5:30-6:30PM Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 5:30-6:30PM

Pixel Art Monthly, Wapakoneta Design your own Perler Bead creation to take home each month. Choose a pattern to work on or use your imagination. Wednesdays - 3:15-4:15PM Sep. 14 & Oct. 12 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 Sep. 21 & Oct. 19 Tween/Teen Craft Time Monthly, Wapakoneta Hang with friends & make something awesome! Registration required. Fall Watercolors Thurs. Sep. 22 - 3:30-4:30PM Tea Light Witches Thurs. Oct. 20 - 3:30-4:30PM 8

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. More classes coming to other branches in November. Limited space available. Registration required. Cridersville - Tuesdays - 4-5:30PM - Oct. 4, 11, & 18 Minster - Wednesdays - 4-5:30PM - Oct. 5, 12, & 19 Waynesfield - Thursdays - 4-5:30PM - Oct. 6, 13, & 20 Are you looking for: Tech Help from the Tech Guru? See page 6. Harry Potter Trivia? See page 12. LEGO Challenges? See page 10. Pumpkin Painting? See page 11. Find more events for teens and kids in the Mixed Ages section of this booklet starting on page 10. 9

LEGO Building Challenge & Snack Multiple Branches Visit the library after school for a small snack and a different LEGO building challenge each week in September & October. New Bremen - Tuesdays - 3:30-4:30PM New Knoxville - Mondays - 3-4:30PM - (excluding 10/3) Perler Beads & Snacks Monthly, Waynesfield Kids & teens can drop in to create pixel art with Perler Beads and enjoy a snack. Monday, Sep. 12 - 3:30-4:30PM Monday, Oct. 10 - 3:30-4:30PM ARRGH! Piracy on the Great Lakes Otterbein Cridersville, Tuesday, Sep. 13 - 1-2:30PM Join us at Otterbein Cridersville for a historical and cultural reexamination of piracy and its implications for understanding Great Lakes history. No parrots or peg legs, but a healthy does of thievery, mutiny, and other unsavory tales. Presented by the National Museum of the Great Lakes. Refreshments provided. All ages welcome. Edmund Fitzgerald: What Really Happened? Minster, Tuesday, Sep. 13 - 6-7PM Explore a brief history of shipping on the Great Lakes that led up to the impressive ship, the Edmund Fitzgerald. Her loss in 1975 is still puzzling to this day. We will explore several theories on her loss. Presented by the National Museum of the Great Lakes. Refreshments provided. All ages welcome. 10

Pixel Art Monthly, Cridersville Drop in each month in Cridersville on the 3rd Monday to make your own pixel art creation. Third Mondays - 4-6:30PM - Sep. 19 & Oct. 17 Mini Terrarium Family Craft New Bremen, Tuesday, Sep. 20 - 10AM-7PM Sign up to create a mini terrarium using artificial plants with your family. Event open all day to registered families. Registration required. Guitar Pick Necklaces/Wristband Family Craft New Knoxville, Wednesday, Sep. 21 - 10AM-7PM Sign up to create a necklace or wristband using guitar picks with your family. Open to all ages. Craft available all day. Registration required. Cupcakes and Cursive Wapakoneta Cursive is often said to be a dying art. Join us for this six-week class on practicing, producing, and reading cursive handwriting to keep the art alive. (And enjoy a cupcake while you're here!) Open to all ages. Thursdays - 5-5:30PM - Sep. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 Pumpkin Painting Cridersville, Thursday, Oct. 6 - 4-6:30PM Sign up to paint a pumpkin at the library for the season! Pumpkins will be provided. Open to kids through teens. Registration required. Library Murder Mystery! Multiple Branches For this spine-chilling event, visit the library to discover what heinous crime has been committed and "who dunnit!" Pick up a packet, solve puzzles, find clues, and solve the mystery! Registration not required. New Bremen - Monday-Thursday, Oct. 10-13 - All day New Knoxville - Monday-Thursday, Oct. 10-13 - All day 11

Harry Potter Trivia Night Wapakoneta, Tuesday, Oct. 11 - 5:30-6:30PM Calling all muggles, squibs, and wizards! How well do you know the world of Harry Potter? Find out at our Trivia Night! Bring your family or create a team when you arrive. Prizes will be awarded to trivia winners and best dressed. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration required. Fall Birch Tree Painting Family Craft Multiple Branches Create a lovely fall birch tree painting that looks a lot harder than it is. All ages welcome. Supplies limited; crafts available on a first come, first served basis. No registration required. New Bremen - Monday-Thursday, Oct. 17-20 - All day New Knoxville - Monday- Thursday, Oct. 17-20 - All day Halloween Haunted House Escape Room Wapakoneta Get ready for a spooky puzzler! Grab your friends and family, put your heads together, solve the puzzles and beat the clock! Recommended for school age and older through adults. Up to 8 participants per time slot. Please be sure to register each person you plan to attend with. Registration required. Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 17-19 - 3:00, 4:00, & 5:00PM Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 25-26 - 3:00, 4:00, & 5:00PM Monday, Oct. 31 - 3:00, 4:00, & 5:00PM 12 eBooks, eMedia &Reading Apps Libby eBooks, eAudiobooks Use this app to access the Ohio Digital Library for free with your library card. Hoopla eMedia, eBooks, eAudiobooks Instant access to shows, music, comics & more with your library card for free. Beanstack eMedia, eBooks, eAudiobooks Keep a reading log and participate in library reading challenges.

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 (closed 9/5) 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 (Special guest 10/27) Thursday Evenings at 6:30-7PM (Special guest 10/27) Back to School Activities Multiple Branches Stop by the New Bremen and New Knoxville libraries to grab books and complete some creative back-to-school activities all in one stop! New Bremen - Sep. 6-13 - During open hours New Knoxville - Sep. 7-14 - During open hours Minster Spirit Week Minster Design a Spirit Wildcat Sign to show off your school pride! For grades 1 & up. Snack included. 4 time slots available. Registration required. Tuesday, Sep. 6 - 3:30-4:15PM & 6-6:45PM Wednesday, Sep. 7 - 3:30-4:15PM & 6-6:45PM 13

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 Sep. 8 & 22 and Oct. 13 & 27 Kids Stuffed Animal Sleepover Wapakoneta, Sep. 12-13 Think your stuffie would like to spend the night at the library? We invite kids to drop off their favorite stuffed animals anytime Monday and plan to pick them up anytime Tuesday to find out all the fun they did while they were here! Drop-off anytime Monday, Sep. 12 - 10AM-7PM Pickup anytime Tuesday, Sep. 13 - 10AM-7PM Preschool of Rock Cridersville Caregivers and their children ages 2-5 will experience this fun musical program together presented by Alexa Kemmann of Blooming Bridge Music Therapy, LLC. Monday, Sep. 12 - 1-2PM Monday, Sep. 26 - 6:30-7PM Monday, Oct. 10 - 6:30-7PM Monday, Oct. 24 - 1-2PM Wapak Kids Crafts Wapakoneta Kids are invited to sign up to create a one-of-a-kind craft together each month. Registration required. Button Apple Tree Monday, Sep. 12 - 5:30-6PM Monday, Sep. 19 - 4-4:30PM Glow in the Dark Halloween Slime in a Cauldron Monday, Oct. 10 - 5:30-6PM Monday, Oct. 17 - 4-4:30PM 14

Kids Yoga Night Wapakoneta, Thursday, Oct. 6 - 5:30-6:15PM Join us for an evening full of fun, laughter, and yoga! Caregivers feel free to bring a mat, and join us in our yoga practice. If your Halloween costume is stretchy and comfortable, feel free to wear that! Kids yoga mats sponsored by Friends of the Library. Registration required. Mini Halloween Party Minster, Monday, Oct. 24 - 3:45-4:45PM Enjoy games, crafts, prizes, & snacks! No costumes please. Registration required. Find more events for kids in the Mixed Ages section of this booklet starting on page 10. 15 Want a clean slate? This is your chance! Visit the library in September to have all current and past outstanding late fees waived. (Note: this does not apply to replacement fees.) Lost your card? Let us get you a new one for free! Your kids don't have a card yet? Bring them in & we'll help them too!

419-738-2921 • • DINOvember is Coming! The dinosaurs are coming!! We're gearing up for a roaring good time at our libraries this November. Stay tuned for dinosaurthemed all month long--from storytimes to escape rooms to COSI activity boxes! 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 Libraries Closed: Mon. September 5 for Labor 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.