Serving the Community Since 1890 - BookEnds - E-Newsletter - April 2018
Upcoming Holiday :

The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 1 in observance of Easter. Resources are available online at
National Library Week - April 8-14
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, April 8-14, with the theme “Libraries Lead.”  
     The library is celebrating National Library Week by holding special programs and giveaways. Visit for more information.   
Smart Technology for the Home April 2. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Courtney Ward, Information Technology Manager, will present tips and techniques for smart technology in the home. Click here for more information.
Creative Writers' Group
April 5. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Creative writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry are invited to practice their writing, meet other writers, ask questions, receive feedback, and have fun.  Beginners welcome!
Avocado Mania Cooking Class
April 12. 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Learn about different avocado varieties and sample some recipes that feature avocados.
Read for L.I.F.E. Tutor Training Class. April 13. 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Click here for more information.
Master Gardeners: Rabbits, Flowers, and Wildlife, Oh My! April 16. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Master Gardener Cheryl Miller will share flowering plants that you love, but the bunnies enjoy too. Click here to register.
Hancock County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting.
April 17. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The meeting is open to the public.
Ohio Means Jobs -
Job Fair
April 25. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Employer job fairs. There will be mock interview sessions, resume preparation and copies, interview clothing, and more! ** Be sure to bring updated resumes and professional attire-A MUST**
Retirement Income Planning Workshop.
April 30. 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Marlene Burns, Burns Financial, will present income planning. Participants will explore the best ways to prepare for retirement. No registration is required.
Children's Programs
Click here for calendar of events
Story Time. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Join us for songs, stories, crafts, and fun!
Children's Program Room. Story time ends April 12 and will return for SummerREAD beginning in June.
Little Tikes Play Date. Wednesdays and Fridays. 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Come in and play with library toys. Children's Program Room.
Arlington Branch Story Times
Visit the Arlington Branch Library for regular story times held on Thursday at 11:15 a.m. in the Children's Services area.
Baby Story Time. Wednesdays and Fridays. 9:45-10:15 a.m. Simple stories, songs, rhymes, and play for the youngest learners. Children's Program Room.
Makerspace. April 5. 6:00-7:00 p.m. For grades 2-6. Hour of Code program. Registration required. Call the Children's Services desk at 419-422-1712.
Tween Night.
April 12. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Grades 2-6. Perler Beads.
No registration.
Family Art Lab. April 26.
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Tissue Paper Art.
No registration.
Teen & Tween Volunteering Talk
April 3. 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Come and find out about Tween and Teen volunteering opportunities. Grades 6-12 welcome.
Tween Board Game Club
April 4. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun evening of "teen only" gaming. The Library Youth Advisory Board teens are hosting the events. Grades 6-12 are welcome to attend.
Teen Movie Night
April 10. 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Movie: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Teen Cooking
April 11. 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Grades 6-12. Gain some kitchen confidence with easy to duplicate recipes. You must
reserve a spot to attend. 419-422-1712, ext. 237.
Teen Chess Club
April 14. 10:30 a.m.-Noon.
 Teen Chess Club is open to kids grades 6-12.
Apples to Apples Game Night
April 17. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Grades 6-12 are invited to play Apples to Apples. Snacks provided.
Teen Card Club
April 23. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Grades 6-12. This is a Youth Advisory Board led program that meets in the Children's Program Room.
SummerREAD plans are underway! SummerREAD
June 4-July 28
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
206 Broadway
Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-1712 (voice)
419-422-0638 (fax)
Borrow free digital video, music, audiobooks, TV shows, and comics with your library card.

What's New @ Your Library
I've Got My Eye on You
by Mary Higgins Clark
Greeks Bearing Gifts
by Philip Kerr
A Nantucket Wedding
by Nancy Thayer
Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future
by Edward Struzik
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing
by Ben Austen
Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity
by James Conaway
Daughters of the Storm
by Kim Wilkins
by Geoff Herbach
Ink Iron and Glass
by Gwendolyn Clare
All the Money in the World
The Greatest Showman
Phantom Thread
Dragon Bones: Unwanted Quests #2
by Lisa McMann
I Survived the Children's Blizzard, 1888
by Lauren Tarshis
What Do You Do
With a Chance
by Kobi Yamada
In Memory of Dorothy Burr
by: Lori Miller

In Memory of
William F. Freemyer
by: Vicki D. Sherman

In Memory of JoAnn
(Jackson) Goddard
by: Fostoria High Class of 1961
by: FHCPL Staff and Board

In Memory of Bill Goodard
by: Birchaven Village

In Memory of Jean Hendricks
by: Ron and Jane Bowerman
by: Estate of Jean Hendricks
by: Michael & Yvonne Hendricks
by: Bruce and Courtney Karhoff
by: Rebecca Lloyd
by: Sara Phillips and Holly Biller
by: Christine Rader
by: Brian and Kelly Young

In Memory of Linda Reigle
by: Dorothy Reineck

In Memory of Marilyn Reddin
by: Anonymous
by: James Burkart
by: Pat Burkart
by: Jo Colman
by: Glenn Graham and Family
by: Eldon Hoy
by: Ronald & Mildred Klotz
by: Lynn & Mary Krauss
by: Ralph & Beth Marvin
by: Carol Lynch
by: Ralph & Betty Marvin
by: Marietta & Mark Mason
by: Imogene McClellan
by: Susan Schneider
by: Barbara & Lloyd Stager
by: Keith and Jana Stanley
by: Peggy & Don Treier
by: Lois Trumpler
by: Jean Zellers

In Memory of Betty Stiles
by: Decker Avenue Neighbors

In Memory of Robert Zimmerman
by: Hedelore Baden
by: Wade & JoAnn Benson
by: Erika Cunningham
by: International Women of Hancock County
by: Carl & Zan Palmer
by: Lynn Riker
by: Barb and Reg Routson
by: Marie Schwartzkopf
by: Jill and Bradley Wagner