What’s happening at your Auglaize libraries?

By Alexandra Newman - anewman@aimmedianetwork.com

WAPAKONETA — With the chance of cold weather in the near future, what better way to spend your time indoors than at your local library?

The libraries in Auglaize County hold story time for younger children. Each Story Time program consists of books, silly songs, rhymes or fingerplays, cute crafts, and other activities. Each branches story times are listed below:

Cridersville: Monday mornings at 11:30 a.m.

Minster: Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

Wapakoneta: Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

​New Bremen: Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

Waynesfield: Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

​New Knoxville: Thursday afternoons at 3 p.m.

A knitting and crochet circle is held at the Wapakoneta library from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Children and teens can stop by the Cridersville Library on Thursday, Dec. 17 for Marker Thursday. Each week there is a new challenge to complete.

There are still openings for the Olaf Party at the Wapakoneta library on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required for this event. Attendees will celebrate the beloved Frozen character, Olaf, with some Olaf-approved games, crafts, and even a special Christmas story. There will also be an Olaf party at the Waynesfield Library on Monday, Dec. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Stop by the New Knoxville Library for Bingo Bash on Monday, Dec. 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Also on Dec. 21 at the Wapakoneta Library, they will hold Paws to Read. Children read to dogs.Dogs listen and don’t tease, laugh, or judge. Through Paws to Read, Paula Reese and her therapy dog, will create a positive, nonthreatening, fun environment for children in grades K-2 who may be struggling or reluctant readers. They will pair a registered therapy dog with each young reader in a quiet, safe library environment. There are still openings available for this event.

For more activities and contact information visit: http://auglaizepubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx


By Alexandra Newman