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

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day. Resources are available online at
CommunityREAD 2018
J.D. Vance, New York Times best-selling author of Hillbilly Elegy , was selected for CommunityREAD 2018. Vance will be at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts on March 22. Tickets are available by visiting All tickets are $10 and feature reserved seating.
Lending Telescope Program

Patrons, age eighteen years or older with a valid Findlay-Hancock County Public Library card, can check out the telescope for a two-week period. For more information, contact the Adult Services Department at 419-422-1712. Click here to learn more about the Telescope Lending Program
Visit the Friends of the Library 
Book Cellar (used book shop)

 Mondays - 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Wednesdays - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Fridays - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Prices: Paperbacks - .50 cents; Hardbacks-$1.00; Children's paperbacks .25 cents - children's hardbacks - .50 cents; CDs and DVDs - $1.00; Videos - .50 cents. Click here for more information.
Creative Writers' Group
February 1. 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. Click here for more information.
Intro to Asian Cooking Class
February 8. 4:30 p.m. 
You can eat healthy and save money by learning to prepare some Asian dishes. This session will highlight some of the different Asian cuisines and offer samples of some common staples, such as bok choy. 
Read for L.I.F.E. Tutor Training Class. February 9. 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. 
Who is Caring for the Children?February 26. 6:30 p.m. The panel discussion led by Kristen Johnson, Judge of the Hancock County Juvenile Court, will outline services and programs available to assist families being cared for by grandparents or others as a result of parental drug use. No registration required.
Children's Programs
Story Time. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10:30-11:30 a.m. February 6-April 12. Join us for songs, stories, crafts, and fun!
Children's Program Room.
Little Tikes Play Date. Wednesdays and Fridays. 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. February 7-April 13. 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. Every Wednesday and Friday. 9:45-10:15 a.m. Begins Wednesday, February 7. Simple stories, songs, rhymes, and play for the youngest learners. Children's Program Room.
Makerspace. February 1. 6:00-7:00 p.m. For grades 2-6. Stop-Motion Animation. Registration required. Call the Children's Services desk at 419-422-1712.
Read to Gibbs. Wednesdays. February 7 - April 11. 
6:00-7:00 p.m. For Grades K-12. Work on Reading with a furry, friendly, listening ear. Children's Program Room. No registration.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Read 1,000 books with your child before they start kindergarten. It isn’t as hard as it sounds. If you read just one book a night together, you will read 365 books in a year. At that rate, in three years you will have read over 1,000 books easily. Click here for more information.
St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Slime. 
March 17. 1:00-2:00 p.m. 
Grades K-6. Lindamood Room. 
No registration.
Japanese Family Movie. February 3 and February 10. 2:00-4:00 p.m.
February 3- When Marnie Was There
February 10- From Up On Poppy Hill
No registration.
Teen Board Game Club
February 7. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun evening of "teen only" gaming. Grades 6-12 welcome.
Tween Night
February 8. 6:00-7:00 p.m. 
Olympics for Tweens. Grades 2-6. 
Teen Chess Club
February 10. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 
Teen Chess Club is open to kids grades 6-12.
Teen Movie Night
February 13. 5:30 p.m.  
Movie: Geostorm!
February 15. 5:30 p.m. 
Movie: Wonder
Teen Cooking
February 14. 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Chocolate Night. You must 
reserve a spot to attend. 
Family Art Lab
February 22. 6:00-7:00 p.m. 
Painting Without a Paintbrush. Have fun making art as a family. New projects every month.
Card Club
February 26. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Teen Card Club is for grades 6-12. This is a Youth Advisory Board led program that meets in the Children's Program Room.
Mix It Up
February 27. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
A fun, social event for teens. Teens will be playing group games and doing group challenges.
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
206 Broadway 
Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-1712 (voice)
419-422-0638 (fax)
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What's New @ Your Library
Fall from Grace
by Danielle Steel
Sisters Like Us
by Susan Mallery
by Stuart Woods
Design Your Own Crochet Projects
by Sara Delaney
Diet for the Mind
by Martha Clare Morris
You Need a Budget
by Jesse Mecham
Blood and Sand
by C.V. Wyk
The Cruel Prince
by Holly Black
Meet Cute
by Jennifer Armentrout
Blade Runner 2049
Murder on the
Orient Express
Same Kind of
Different As Me
Bad Kitty
by Nick Burel
Dear Girl 
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Paris Rosenthal
Dog Man and Cat Kid
by Dan Pilkey
In Memory of Signa Chaskel
by: Birchaven Village

In Memory of John DeAmicis
by: Birchaven Village

In Memory of Margaret Mary Federici
by: Her Special Book Club

In Memory of Bill Goodard
by: Birchaven Village

In Memory of Kermit Haas
 by: Hancock County Chapter OGS

In Memory of Charles Hindall
by: Birchaven Village

In Memory of Tammy Kuhlman
by: Findlay 7 Card Group

In Memory of Helen Landolt
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Susan Jane Leddy
by: Ron and Cherie Struble

In Memory of Eugene Michalski
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Mary Niemeyer 
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Ed Railing
by: FHCPL Board and Staff

In Memory of Margaret Reiker
by: Darlene Hammond
In Memory of Rose Saxer
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Linda Schlitz
by: Kevin, Janet, Arden, Gary and Forest Welch
In Memory of Loni Seeman
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Anne Child Sheaffer
by: Wm. Shakespeare Club

In Memory of Kay Siebeneck
by: FHCPL Board and Staff
In Memory of Sheran Stump
by: Debra & Kevin Beck
by: Dan and Barb DeLong
by: Shirley Feck
by: FHCPL Board and Staff
by: Ron and Louise Gossard; and Jim Gossard
by: Janet Moore
by: Fran & Jim Stock
by: Doris Thompson
by: Nancy VanGunten

In Memory of Ray Zeiter
by: Birchaven Village