Weekly Update
August 15 - August 21, 2022
From Your Library
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This Week at WCDPL
Play Your Favorite Games at the Walbridge Library
Visit the library to play some of your favorite games every Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm! All are welcome to attend and play pinochle, euchre, and hand and foot. Or, bring your own game and start something new! Register here.
Interested in Local History? Attend Our History Introductions
Are you interested in discovering more about Wood County’s history? Learn how with a tour of WCDPL’s Local History Collection on Monday, August 15 at 2:00 pm! In this first part of a two-part series, Local Historian Marnie Pratt will give you an overview of the physical resources available in the collection, providing you with a glimpse into the unique stories they might uncover. Register here.
If You Love Horror, Thrillers, or Mystery, Join this Book Club
Join our Bone Chilling Book Club to discuss a horror, mystery, thriller, or suspense novel every month. Book club meetings are hybrid, held in Meeting Room A&B at the Bowling Green Library and online via Zoom. Join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 pm to discuss Home Before Dark by Riley Sager. Register here.
Explore Art and Novels with Pen to Palette
Join us for an exciting mix of novels and art at the Toledo Museum of Art on Thursday, August 18 at 11:00 am! Meet our docents, Dianne Klein and Sharon Hanna, as they walk us through a prepared tour based on the book The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman. This one-hour tour is perfect for readers and art lovers alike! Register here.
At Your Library
Kids can get Hands-on Learning Experiences with STEAM Kits
Exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math can be easy with STEAM kits from the library! Kids can get hands-on with a variety of topics including space, animal science, emotions & empathy, construction, and more with the games, activities, and books in these kits. To learn what's available at your library location, call (419) 352-8253 or visit wcdpl.org/library-of-things.
Celebrating Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio
We were so grateful to be able to attend First Lady Fran DeWine's Luncheon this past week to celebrate the success of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio with Dolly herself! She was gifted a quilt with squares decorated from all over Ohio. We are proud to partner with United Way in Wood County to support this program and when we made our quilt square back in July of 2021.

Did you know that over 3,300 children in Wood County currently enrolled in Dolly Patron's Imagination Library? This free program mails every child from birth through age five a free, age-appropriate book every month. Register for the program here.
Love Our Mugs? Follow Us on Social Media to Win One!
Have you taken part in one of our giveaways on social media? We do a new giveaway every month! All you need to do is comment for a chance to win one of our goodie bags with a WCDPL mug. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram to participate!
New Books at Your Library
Neil Peart
Chris Bohjalian
Olivie Blake
Board of Trustees
Brian Paskvan, President
Becky Bhaer, Vice President
Ken Frisch, Secretary
Ellen Dalton
Nathan Eikost
Greg Esposito
Mike Sibbersen

Michael L. Penrod, Director
Bowling Green
251 North Main Street
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 352-5104
108 North Main Street
Walbridge, OH 43465
(419) 666-9900