Page To Screen Movie @ the Putnam County District Library
October 1 @ 12:30 Ottawa Location. Banned book week is September 25-October 1 and in lieu of that we will be showing a page to screen movie– Due to licensing we can not post the movie title outside the library. This book/movie is not banned but, is about a girl living in a era when books were banned and burned. For any questions call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-3747.
Story Time @ Your Library
The Putnam County District Library locations will have story times starting October 3 – December 22. These story times have the theme of “What should I wear from A to Z”. The schedule for all locations is as follows:
Mondays: @ 6:30 Continental Location
Tuesdays: @ 10:00 Fort Jennings Location
Tuesdays: @ 10:00 Kalida-Union Twp. Location
Ottawa Location: Tuesdays @ 6:30-note, no storytime, 2nd Tues. of each month, scheduled family fun nights ;
Wednesdays @ 10:00 and Thursdays @ 10:00
Wednesdays: @ 10:00 Ottoville-Monterey Twp. Location
Wednesdays: @ 10:00 Pandora-Riley Location
Thursdays: @ 10:00 Columbus Grove Location
Thursdays: @ 10:00 Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial Location
All are welcome to attend these free programs.
Technology with Addie @ Ottawa Location
Help with questions on your devices, call for an appointment 419-523-3747 or message [email protected]
¨ Available Mondays 9:00-12:00 & Thursdays 10:00-2:30
¨ Saturdays October 8 & 22 9:00-2:00
¨ Tuesdays October 11 & 25 12:00-6:00
Book Discussion “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd at the Putnam County District Library
October 3 @ 6:30 Columbus Grove Location. Join us to talk about the bestseller, A coming of age tale set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees, it tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.. Everyone welcome. Books are available at the library.
Make a Pumpkin Wood Block with Amy Ricker at the Putnam County District Library
October 6 @ 6:00 Fort Jennings Location. Join Amy and make a pumpkin wood block, a mod-podge and paper crafting piece. A sample is displayed at the library. No drawing or painting experience necessary! All supplies are provided! There is a $3.00 fee, space is limited, please register 419-286-2351.
How To Begin Searching Your Family History at the Putnam County District Library
October 6 @ 6:30-7:30 pm Kalida-Union Twp. Location. Celebrate Family History Month!
Family Research Help at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa Location
Call for an appointment 419-523-3747 available at the Ottawa Location October 8 from 9:00-2:30 & October 12 from 9:00-7:30. Have you come to a “road block” in searching your family history or need help getting started? Then this just may be for you.
Teen Freaky Fun Truth or Dare & Funny Food on a Stick Party at the Putnam County District Library
October 11 @ 5:00 Ottawa Location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Putnam County District Library. Grades 6-12 celebrate “Teen Read Week” see you there.
Family Fun Fire Safety & Friendly Faces Trick or Treat with the Ottawa Fire Department @ the Putnam County District Library
October 11 @ 6:30 Ottawa Location All are welcome to attend this free program. Tour the fire truck, wear your costumes too. Sponsored by the Friends of the Putnam County District Library.
¡Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe! Bilingual Story Time! @ the Putnam County District Library
October 12 @ 10:00 Ottawa Location & October 13 @ 10:00 Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial Location. The Putnam County District Library is offering a bilingual story time! Come, read, play, and have fun. Children’s books will be read in Spanish and English. Bring the whole family, snacks and crafts too.
Throwback Thursday Movie at the Putnam County District Library
October 13 @ 1:00 Ottawa Location. Due to licensing we can not post the movie title outside the library. HINT… The story involves Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) and his effort to resume experiments in re-animation pioneered by his late father… For any questions call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-3747.
Crochet and Knitting at the Putnam County District Library
October 15 @ 10:30-12:30 Ottawa Location. Join us for crochet and knitting fun. Make items for groups in your community. Supplies you will need: Crochet hooks size H, I, or J, 1 color skein of yarn, size 8 or 9 needles for knitting (circular needles are the best). If anyone has yarn they don’t need, please consider bringing it to the PCDL for projects. Visit our website for more programs at www.mypcdl.org.
Create a Heritage Scrapbook Page at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa Location
October 17 @ 1:30-2:30 or 6:30-7:30 pm Ottawa Location. Create a 12×12 scrapbook page. Bring a picture of one of your ancestors, along with any information you have on them, to make the page. Please register 419-523-3747. All are welcome to attend this free program.
Movie Night @ the Putnam County District Library
October 19 @ 6:00 pm Ottawa Location. Due to licensing we can not post the movie title outside the library, but here is a hint: Two paranormal researchers join forces with a nuclear engineer and a subway attendant to fight off a slew of ghosts that have invaded New York City. All welcome to see this free movie, all under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or have a consent form on file. For any questions call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-3747.
Ghost Hunting In Ohio with Author, John Kachuba at the Putnam County District Library
October 24 @ 6:00 Ottawa Location. Sponsored by the Friends of the Putnam County District Library
Join John Kachuba, ghosthunter and author of:
Ghosthunting Ohio: On the Road Again
Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America’s Paranormal World
and other great books… He will be sharing some of his adventures of the world of the paranormal.
Kachuba is a first-rate storyteller who relates chilling accounts of his ghost hunting adventures in haunted locations all across the Buckeye State. For any questions call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-3747.
Family Movie Night @ the Putnam County District Library
October 25 6:00 pm Ottawa Location. Due to licensing we can not post the movie title outside the library, but here is a hint: Alice returns to Wonderland after finding success in the real world as a ship’s captain, only to discover that the Mad Hatter is suffering from severe depression. Eager to help her friend, she steals a time-travel device and journeys into the past in order to save the Hatter’s family. For any questions call the Ottawa Library at 419-523-3747.
Graphic Novel Talk: “Through the Woods” by Emily Carroll at the Putnam County District Library
October 31 @ 5:30-6:30 pm Ottawa Location. Join us in the teen room, everyone welcome! “It came from the woods. Most strange things do,” explains Emily Carroll’s terrifyingly illustrated collection of ghost stories. A trip to a neighbor’s house claims children one by one. The story of a young bride who stumbles upon the gristly secret of her new home. Monsters that hide behind the faces of loved ones–and more. All in time for Halloween! Graphic novels are available at the library. Visit our website for more programs at www.mypcdl.org.