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SummerREAD 2024
Join our SummerREAD kick-off celebrations June 3 from 10 AM - 1 PM & 4 PM - 6 PM at the Main Branch in Findlay and June 8 at the Arlington Branch from 11 AM - 2 PM. Sign up for SummerREAD for an amazing summer of reading, games, activities, fantastic programs, great prizes, and more! Find out more about SummerREAD below.

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Free Chilton Library Database

April is National Car Care Month! Learn how to access and navigate the Chilton's Library Database free with your library card! Chilton offers manuals for repair and maintenance on domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 forward. Save yourself some money and gain a do it yourself attitude. With Chilton, smart car maintenance isn't as hard as you think!  Click here for more information. 

SYNC Young Adult Lit Into Your Earbuds!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for young adults.

Starting May 2015, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic or required summer reading title. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at

Click here for a complete listing of 2015 titles! 

September - National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. If you haven’t been to your library lately, it’s a great time for a visit.
A wealth of activities for the entire family awaits, so see what’s happening at the library during Library Card Sign-up Month this September.
Snoopy is Honorary Chair for Library Card Sign-up Month 2015! Enter to win a gift basket with snoopy items, including a Kindle FireHD, sponsored by the Friends of the Library.   For information on how to get a library card, click here

Community Read 2016 Book Announced

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has announced the selection of the fiction work The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez as the CommunityREAD 2016 book. Ms. Henriquez will visit Hancock County on March 11th during CommunityREAD month for a public presentation at 7 p.m. at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.​

The Book of Unknown Americans is a novel of hopes and dreams, guilt and love—a book that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American.  

Cristina Henríquez is the author of Come Together, Fall Apart, a collection of stories, The World in Half, and most recently The Book of Unknown Americans —a dazzling page-turner about a family’s hopes for their new life in America. The Book of Unknown Americans is one of the New York Times’ Notable Books of 2014 and made it onto many other Best of 2014 Book lists, including The Washington PostNPR, among others.  For more information about Community Read, click here.