Serving the Community Since 1890 - BookEnds - E-Newsletter - January 2018
Welcome to Our E-Newsletter

Welcome to our January 2018 newly formatted E-newsletter. The new newsletter, BookEnds, will be published monthly to keep you up-to-date on the exciting things happening at your library. The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library Board of Trustees and staff members wish you a wonderful 2018.
Upcoming Holidays :

The Library will be closed on the following days: Monday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Day; Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day. Library resources are available 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 will be available on January 8 by visiting All tickets will cost $10 and will feature reserved seating.
Introducing Hoopla! Free with Your Library Card

Hoopla is a digital media service that enables you to borrow a great selection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, television shows, and music via your browser, smartphone, or tablet. Hoopla is easy to use with no waiting to borrow and automatic returns. To access Hoopla and to stream content, you must be connected to the Internet. To register, you will need a valid e-mail address.
Download the Library App on the Go!

Access library resources at your fingertips! Search and place holds on books, movies, and more!
Beginning Crochet Class
January 3, 10, 17, and 24.
6:00 p.m.  This is a four-part class.  Register here .
Creative Writers' Group

January 4. 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.
Finding Your Purpose
January 8. 6:30 p.m. An interactive workshop with professional organizer Reannon Hayes. Finding Your Purpose Program.
Healthy Resolutions Cooking Class
January 11. 4:30 p.m. Attend this class to develop an action plan on healthy cooking and activities.  Click here.
Preparing for Health Challenges 
During Retirement
January 23. 6:30 p.m. Marlene Burns, Financial Planner, will help participants navigate the maze of long-term care. For more information, click here.
Friends of the Library Meeting

January 25. 7:00 p.m. Friends of the Library General Meeting. Open to the public. Mr. Jeff Winkle, Director, will be the key-note speaker at the meeting. To learn more about the Friends of the Library, click here .
Preschool Fair & Early Literacy Night @ Your Library

January 22. 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Preschool Fair and Early Literacy Night. Make plans on attending the annual literacy event for families. The event will include early literacy activities for children and the chance to meet local preschool representatives.
The theme of the event is based on the movie, Frozen . Special guests will feature an Ice Queen and Princess from Art Me Ohio. Click here for more information .
Teen Board Game Club

January 3. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening of "teen only" gaming. Grades 6-12 welcome.
Teen Movie Night

January 9. 5:30-8:00 p.m. The movie, The Mask with Jim Carrey will be shown.
Teen Chess Club

 January 13. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Teen Chess Club is open to kids grades 6-12.
Apples to Apples Game Night

January 16. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Teens grades 6-12 are welcome to attend. Snacks provided.
You're Not Too Old for This!

January 30. 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Legos, Play-Doh, board games, and more!
Teens Cook

January 31. 6:00-7:00 p.m. Come expand your taste buds and explore many of those flavors that are in the spice cupboard. Taste test night!
Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
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Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-1712 (voice)
419-422-0638 (fax)
In Memory of Bernadine Beatty
by: Beta Sigma Phi
In Memory of Mary Boone
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Sara Bryant
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Suzanne Clouse
by: Vernon & Shari Burkholder
In Memory of James Cole
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Marjorie Downey
by: Sandra Muntz
In Memory of Gwendolyn Esch
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of
Kimberly Fancher
by: Susan Anderbery
by: Carl Bellman & Susan Baker
by: Bob and Millie Broka
by: Nick, Sarah & Laura Clevidence
by: Clevidence & Welch Families
by: Jay & Anne Deutschman
by: Pam & Joe Dye
by: Terry & Mary Fancher
by: FHCPL Adult Services Staff
by: FHCPL Board & Staff
by: Frank & Charleen Gangemi
by: Don & Liz Huston
by: Don & Connie Kramp
by: Teresa Lambert
by: Ardith Leffler
by: James Leonard &
Joanne Brant
by: Tom & Toni Leonard
by: Michael Linehan
In Memory of Kimberly Fancher
by: Marathon Petroleum Company IT Services
by: Dr. Richard Marra
by: Laura & Lynn Mercer
by: Mr. & Mrs. Roger Miller
by: Scott & Amy Perrault
by: Carl & Dorothy Peiffer
by: Linda Pitkin
by: Dan, Amy, Kallie & Kade Raubenolt
by: Brad & Kay Redman
by: Jerry & Karen Smith
by: Ron & Cherie Struble
by: Michael & Christina Thatcher
by: Jim & Penny Van Vlerah
by: Kevin & Lisa Walker
by: Jeff & Leslye Winkle
by: Brian & Kelly Young
In Memory of Letha Goshe
by Birchaven Village
In Memory of
Kermit Haas
by: Hancock County
Chapter OGS
In Memory of Margaret Haas
by: Caroline Dunham &
Susan Treadway
In Memory of James Leaf
by: Kelly Young &
Nathan & Emily Foust
In Memory of Susan Jane Leddy
by: Ron & Cherie Struble
In Memory of Loretta Long
by Birchaven Village

In Memory of Marilyn Maher
by: Beta Sigma Phi

In Memory of Robert Guy McDonald
by: Thomas McDonald

In Memory of Kathy Oman
by: Robert Oman
In Memory of Gerry Peters
by: FHCPL Board & Staff
In Memory of Eileen Price
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Kay Siebeneck
by: FHCPL Board & Staff
In Memory of Wendene Shoupe
by: The Symposium
In Memory of Estefa Sonnenberg
by: Birchaven Village
In Memory of Sheran Stump
by: FHCPL Board & Staff

In Memory of Sheran A. Stump by: Doris Thompson

In Memory of Barbara Treece
by: Beta Sigma Phi
In Memory of Clara Grace Troiano
by: Sheryl Gannon
In Memory of Patrica Williams
by: Birchaven Village

What's New @ Your Library
The Rooster Bar
by John Grisham
by Dan Brown
Year One
by Nora Roberts
Happiness in This Life
by Pope Francis
The Mindful Way to a
Good Night's Sleep
by Tzivia Gover
The Only Girl in the World
by Maude Julien
Batman: Night Walker
by Marie Lu
Don't Cosplay with
My Heart
by Cecil Castellucci
by Neal Shusterman
The Glass Castle
Cars 3
Wind River