Book Discussions for the CommunityREAD book, The Help by Kathryn Stockett:
March 13-Findlay Senior Center, 10:00 a.m. March 15-Movie showing of The Help with discussion to follow. Located in the Lindamood Room. 1:00 p.m. March 17-Monday Afternoon group located in the Lindamood Room starting at 1:00 p.m. March 18-Arlington Library starting at 3:00 p.m. March 19-Gentle Reads group. Lindamood Room starting at 2:00 p.m. March 25-Movie showing of The Help with discussion to follow. Located in the Lindamood Room starting at 1:00 p.m. March 27-Primrose Retirement Community located in the Pub starting at 2:00 p.m.
1960s: A Decade of Firsts
March 12. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
No registration required.
Travel back to the decade of Kathryn Stockett’s,The Help, this year’s CommunityREAD book. Hancock Historical Museum personnel will present a brief overview of national and local events of the 1960s.
Looking Back: An Evening on the Civil Rights Movement
March 13. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
No registration required.
Nina Parker, Founder of The Black Heritage Library and Multicultural Center, will present a program on the Civil Rights Movement.
Southern Pie Contest
March 18. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.No registration required.
Dig out your favorite southern pie recipe in the Southern Pie Contest. Bring in a pie or come as a judge. All attendees are invited to judge. Three prizes of the book, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, and two tickets to the CommunityREAD feature event on March 28 will be awarded. NOTE: Please submit the type of pie you will be entering in the contest. Staff will be able to let you know which types of pies have already been submitted.
The Swingin' Sixties (A CommunityREAD related event sponsored by the Hancock Historical Museum)
March 25. 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Historical Museum. 422 W. Sandusky St. Findlay.
The museum will host an opening reception for the new exhibit "The Swingin' Sixties." The exhibit will showcase the popular culture and landmark social reform of the 1960s, as well as the local events that helped to shape the decade. Rediscover the music and fashion, and learn about the complex social issues that defined the times. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free for museum members and regular admission for non-members ($5 for adults, $3 seniors, $2 children). Bouffants and beehives are welcome!
YouthREAD Programs at the Library
Super Saturday Kid's Craft. Saturdays 10:00-Noon in the Children's Program Room. March 8-Hand Diversity Craft. March 22-Global Diversity Craft. March 29-Marble Craft. Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Doll House Miniatures for the Kitchen. Monday, March 10, 17, 24 & 31. 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Children's Program room. Ages 8 and up. Create a selection of baked desserts to start a miniature kitchen display. Registration is required. $10.00 materials fee.
Teen Movie: The Help. March 25. 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Story Time. Tuesday, March 25 & Thursday March 27 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Children's Program Room. Stories, songs and a simple craft on the theme of "marbles."