What’s Happening at Your Library in January 2022

January brings new beginnings and new opportunities. The library will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 17, 2022.

Makes and takes will be available in the adult / teen sections. Cookbook Club is the third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Call the library at 419-399-2032 for more information.

On Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m., the children’s department resumes its preschool story lesson. “An Arctic Adventure” is also planned for Thursday, January 20, 2022, 5:00 p.m. in the children’s room. We’re going to have an arctic activity and stuff your own arctic buddy. Call the nursery at 419-399-2032 to reserve your spot. Come on Tuesday January 18th for Winnie the Pooh Day!

A cookbook club will take place in the Antwerp branch on January 24th at 5:45 pm. The book club will take place on January 10th at 6:00 p.m. ABL offers a crochet club once a month. Call to participate. Iced Tie Dye is also in the works. Call 419-258-2855 for more information about these and other upcoming programs.

The Grover Hill Branch Munchkin Club storytime will be rescheduled to 10:30 am on January 10th and 24th. Something new begins on January 10th at his Lego Building Week for the whole family. See how GHBL is transformed into a Legoland full of building potential. The Photography Club takes place on Thursday the 13th at 5:00 p.m. Bring your camera and an open mind. Book Club is back with a sequel to the December selection, discussion on “The Letter Keeper” will be on Wednesday at 4pm. Join the library team on Monday 24th after school until 7pm GHBL is hosting a tie dye party for tweens and teens. Bring a shirt or material you’d like to dye, and we’ll provide the color and instructions. Fridays are always FREE with take / make activities, popcorn and more. The library ends in January with the raffle for the book / film of the month.

A Cookbook Club with appetizers will take place in the Payne branch on Monday 10th January. Toddler Time Storytime is Tuesdays at 11:00 AM After School Hangout goes every Monday until 5:00 PM Popcorn will be available on National Popcorn Day. Call the library at 419-263-3333 for more information.

The Oakwood Branch will offer several new monthly programs. January 4th starts with puzzles, bring a new or used puzzle and take a puzzle home with you. There will also be an area dedicated to a community puzzle. Hat making is offered daily. Every Monday at 11 a.m. is Storytime and Lady’s Card Club. On January 5th, the Good Morning Book Club for adults will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Every Friday there is a handicraft for children. January 13th is adult bingo at 11:30 am and making hot chocolate bombs from 5 pm-7pm. On January 10th the Quilt it Club starts, where we will do a quilt block of the month, it will be online and in person. Every Wednesday of the month we will be running an online Instant Pot demo that will teach various features and recipes. We are also starting a Kids Book Club and will meet on January 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for children aged 11 and over. On January 27th, our children’s cookbook club meeting will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for children aged 7 to 16. For information on this or other upcoming activity, call the Oakwood office at 419-594-3337.

Friends of the Paulding County Carnegie Library will meet on Monday, January 10th at 6:00 p.m. at the Buy the Book used bookstore, located in the annex. January is the registration month for the friend group.

Black Swamp Bookworms meet at 6:30 p.m. in the annex. We read “I have your number” by Sophia Kinsella. Everyone is welcome.

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