Serving the Community Since 1890 - BookEnds - E-Newsletter - August 2018
Meet Libby
Libby is the new OverDrive app that works on most smart phones and tablets.

Library patrons can borrow eBooks, audiobooks, or magazines instantly, for free, using their own device. The app can be downloaded on the Apple App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft.

Watch for the new Findlay-Hancock County Public Library StoryWalk at Riverside Park. The StoryWalk should be installed and ready for family enjoyment by August 8 th

S.T.E.A.M. on Hoopla -
Science. Technology.
Engineering. Arts. Math.
Hoopla works in conjunction with S.TE.A.M. education by providing a wide range of eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and more. S.T.E.A.M.-themed titles on Hoopla are as entertaining as they are educational.
For more information, click here .
New Continuous Learning Tool Now
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is pleased to announce that a new online learning tool will soon be available on the library's website. offers more than 6,000 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management, including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. The video courses are taught by industry experts and are designed for any skill level. 

The Ohio Library Council (OLC) and the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) announced that through an agreement with, a division of LinkedIn, Ohioans will gain free access to the online courses from with a valid Ohio library card. The agreement is the first-of-its-kind in the nation between LinkedIn and a statewide system of public libraries.

“Normally, using requires a paid subscription, but as an Ohio library cardholder, anyone can now access video courses from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering their library card number and 4-digit PIN,” said Don Yarman, Executive Director, OPLIN. “The OPLIN Board chose to invest in this online learning platform because it gives Ohio’s public libraries another critical tool to cultivate the state’s workforce and it’s strongly aligned with the skills needed for Ohio’s list of in-demand jobs.”

“Technology and automation are changing the nature of work at a rapid pace,” said Ryan Burgess, Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation. “We’re excited to see Ohio libraries partnering with LinkedIn to provide all Ohioans with online continuous learning resources to prepare for the jobs of today and tomorrow.”
Creative Writers' Group
 August 2. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Creative writers of all genres are invited to practice their writing.
No registration required.
Cooking Class
 August 9. 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Chef Tara, Eleat Culinary Services, leads the August cooking class.
Basket Weaving
August 11. 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
This class will be making a small market basket (5x9x6). The material price of this basket is $14 and must be paid at the time of registration. Class size is limited. Register by Friday, August 3, at the Reference Desk. Ages 18 and up.
Flexibility, Strength, and Endurance-Keeping a Healthy Back
August 15. 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Wellness Wednesday.
In partnership with the Blanchard Valley Health System, Wednesday Wellness, the keeping back strength program will be presented by Craig Hughes, Operations Manager, and Julie A. Cole, Rehab and Sports Medicine.
Symphony Story Time.
 August 7. 10:30-11:30 a.m. A special story time and performance presented by members of the Lima Symphony Orchestra. This program allows children to experience music through highly interactive teaching and performances, introducing them to basic musical ideas and concepts. With a focus on creative movement and music literacy, “Symphony Storytime” is designed to spark your child’s imagination and to foster a lifelong love and appreciation for music. This program is free and open to the public.
Baby Story Time
Every Wednesday and Friday
9:45-10:15 a.m.
For children up to 36 months.
No registration required.

After SummerREAD, the Children's staff are taking a small break and they are planning exciting new programs for fall programming.
Teen Movie
August 7. 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Teen Movie Night
Movie: Save the Last Dance
Teen Movie
August 28. 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Movie: Avengers Infinity War
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
206 Broadway Street
Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-1712 (voice)
419-422-0638 (fax)
What's New @ Your Library
The Other Woman
by Daniel Silva
Double Blind
by Iris Johansen
Cottage by the Sea
by Debbie Macomber
Switchers: How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success
by Dawn Graham
The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West
by John F. Ross
Joyful Daily Stitching,
Seam by Seam
by Valerie Bothell
A Thousand Beginning and Endings
by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman
Geekerella: A Fangirl
Fairy Tale
by Ashley Poston
Wild Blue Wonder
by Carlie Sorosiak
The Miracle Season
Ready Player One
We Don't Eat Our Classmates
by Ryan T. Higgins
The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever
by James Patterson
How do Dinosaurs Learn to READ?
by Jane Yolen
In Memory of:
Elizabeth Hendricks
by: Daughters of Union Veterans
by: FHCPL Board & Staff
by: Rosemary Tritch
by: Jeff and Leslye Winkle

In Memory of:
Grant Rambo
by: Randy & Michelle Bishop
by: Dave Fleck &
Dee Huffman
by: Renee Givens
by: Alice Hailey
by: Bill Higginbotham

In Memory of:
Grant Rambo
by: Jeff and Mary Jackson
by: Laura Lawarre
by: Massillo Family
by: Cheryl May
by: Joann Poma
by: George & Cheryl Post
by: Tom & Susan Romick
by: Jerry & Diana Sprouse
by: Teresa Streacker
by: John & Linda VanDerMolen
by: Mary Waltz
by: Jeff and Leslye Winkle

In Memory of:
John Slough
by: Asphalt Paving
by: Carolyn Clevenger
by: Ronald & Marsha McMillan
by: Michael & Jill Ring
by: Jeff Winkle
by: Jane O'Neil

In Memory of:
David Stockard
by:Brian & Kelly Young