Let's Stay in Touch

Weekly Updates from WCDPL
October 12 - 18, 2020

Library Hours, Programs, & News
Youth Community Reads with Author Dan Gemeinhart
WCDPL Hot Tip of the Week: Delivery Service
WCDPL Express Service Hours

Bowling Green & Walbridge Building Hours:
  • Tuesday: 11 am - 3 pm
  • Wednesday: 3 - 7 pm
  • Friday: 1 - 5 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 1pm

Curbside Service Hours:
  • Bowling Green: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Walbridge: Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
  • To request materials: Call BG: 419-352-5050 or Walbridge: 419-666-9900
Or, use your library card to place holds on materials using the online catalog.

This Week at WCDPL
October 12 - 18, 2020
Youth Community Reads
  • Tues., Oct. 13, 3 pm. Pizza & Pages 6th - 8th Grade Book Group on Google Meet. Get ready to meet Dan Gemeinhart by talking about his books.For a link to the discussion email woodkids@wcdpl.org or call 419-352-8253.

  • Weds., Oct. 14, 9:30 am. Virtual Visit with Dan Gemeinhart.

  • Thurs., Oct. 15, 9:30 am. Virtual Q & A Session with Dan Gemeinhart. Submit questions for Mr. Gemeinhart in advance to woodkids@wcdpl.org

Links to the above two live-streamed events will be posted to WCDPL Youth Community Reads.

  • Thurs., Oct. 15, 4 pm. Young Writers Workshop with Dan Gemeinhart. Must RSVP to participate in this closed Google Meet session, send an email request to woodkids@wcdpl.org.

All virtual sessions with Mr. Gemeinhart will be recorded and shared with local schools for one month.

For more information, contact the Children's Place, 419-352-8253.
More library programs to keep in mind:

  • Thurs., Oct. 15, 11 am. Coffee Talk via Google Meet. Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts. woodreg@wcdpl.org for instructions on joining this Google Meet book discussion.
  • Bunny's Book Club. Now through 11/30. Students precshool through grade 5: sign up at wcdpl.readsquared.com and be part of the Bunny's Book Club. Participants receive a plush bunny. Read and log your minutes to earn tickets towards a Book Bundle Raffe. For more information, contact the Children's Place at 419-352-8253
  • Tune in to Fun-Size Storytimes each Tuesday and Saturday morning on the library's Facebook page.


Stay up-to-date with library news through the Let's Stay in Touch e-newsletter, online at wcdpl.org, and our FaceBook page.
Ohio Governor's Imagination Library and
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Provide a Free Book Each Month to Children from Birth to Age 6

WCDPL proudly joins other Wood County and Ohio libraries participating in the Ohio Governor's Imagination Library, and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

The Ohio Governor's Imagination Library, in partnership* with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library sends a free book each month to children from birth to age 5 who are enrolled in the Imagination Library program.
Enroll your child today at:


*This partnership also includes the United Way in Wood County and Wood County's seven independent libraries. Learn more about the partnership that brought the Ohio Governor's Imagination Library and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to Wood County children by visiting:

Temporary Card
Temporary Cards

Here's how to self-register:

*Temporary cards terms:
  • Temporary cards are valid for 60 days from the date of issue.
  • Temporary cards work with all digital resources and allow you to place 1 hold in the online catalog.
  • NOTE: If your temporary card expires before you obtain a permanent card, WCDPL will not be able to recover hold requests or checked-out items from the WCDPL OverDrive Collection, Ohio Digital Library, and Hoopla.
  • When you are able, we hope we to see you in the library during our Express Service hours, where you can register for your permanent library card.  
Librarian Katherine Lawn stand by library van with books selected for a home delivery stop.
Hot Tip of the Week:

Books and More
Delivered to Your Door

While the Bookmobile is off the road, WCDPL provides personalized delivery (and the return) of materials.Get specific titles, or let us bring you recommendations based on your reading preferences.

To request Delivery service, call 419-352-5104, ext.221 or email Bookmobile@wcdpl.org
Taking advantage of Amazon Prime Day (October 13 -14)
to start your holiday shopping?

Shop using AmazonSmile with WCDPL designated as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the library.
Wood County District Public Library
Board of Trustees
Brian Paskvan, President
Becky Bhaer, Vice President
Ellen Dalton
Nathan Eikost
John Fawcett
Ken Frisch
Mike Sibbersen

Michael L. Penrod, Director
WCDPL | wcdpl.org
251 North Main Street
Bowling Green, OH 43402
419-352-5104
108 North Main Street
Walbridge, OH 43465
419-666-9900