NewsletterFall2022

Volume 31 Issue 3 Puskarich Public Clark Memorial Scio Branch Under the glow of a full moon, in the mill yards of Steubenville’s Wheeling Steel Plant, a killer ambushed a rail worker, shooting him five times. Several local police departments began their search to find the Phantom before he took another victim. The strongest of millworkers on the midnight shift began to arm themselves, wondering who would be next. As the investigation wore on, Steubenville was once again thrust into the national spotlight as the Phantom’s reign of terror continued. Local historian ,Susan M. Guy, delves into one of the city’s most infamous crimes. Join us on September 13th at 6:00pm in the Coal Museum Theatre in the basement of the Puskarich Public Library. Have an interest in photography? Have you taken a beautiful or interesting picture you’d like to share? Here is your chance! Print out and enter any photo. Sizes 8x10 or 5x7. Entry deadline September 30th by noon. People’s Choice Voting begins October 3rd and ends October 28th. No limit on voting! Stop in and vote as often as you’d like. Made possible by the Friends of the Clark Memorial Branch Library. Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623

Join us for book club on the third Thursday of every month! August 18th, September 15th, and October 20th. 1:00pm-3:00pm Stop in today to pick up a book or call 740-942-2623 for more information. Looking for an online book club? Afterthoughts Chapter 2 from the Scio Branch Library is just for you! Log into your Facebook account, go to the Puskarich Public Library Page, find “Groups” and add yourself to the book club group. Download your book from Hoopla, begin reading, and join in by replying to the posts about the book. Let’s start the fall with a bang! For more information, call 740-945-6811. Head to Clark Memorial Branch for some fun while getting fit! Tuesdays or Thursdays at 5:30pm. Call to register at 740-673-0800 or 740-658-3855. Print out and enter any pictures! Sizes 8x10 or 5x7. Entry deadline September 30th by noon. People’s Choice Voting begins October 3rd and ends October 28th. No limit on voting! Stop in and vote as often as you’d like. Made possible by the Friends of the Clark Memorial Branch Library. Mark your calendar for this beautiful book wreath making class with instructor Kobey! Recycle old book pages into book lovers dream décor. August 29th at 6:00pm. Limited to 20 people. Call to register 740-942-2623. Stop in the library on August 9th for a special treat when you check out books in celebration of National Book Lovers Day! Join author and local historian Susan M. Guy as she dives into the investigation of one of the most Infamous local crimes. September 13th at 6:00pm in the Coal Museum Theatre in the basement of the Puskarich Public Library. Call 740-942-2623 to register to attend. Looking for some new recipes? Have the perfect one to share? This event is for you! Join us for a recipe swap and tasting. September 6th at 6:00pm. Registration required. Call 740-942-2623 to register. Limited to 20 people. The Scio Branch Quilters welcome beginner and experienced quilters to join them on Mondays in September from 10:00am-3:00pm. They will be taking a small break in August and then back at it in September! For more information, please call 740-945-6811. We are excited to announce that we will be having Pickleball at the Scio Barr Memorial Gymnasium most Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00am! Instructors will be available for beginners. Call 740-945-6811 for more information. The Barr Memorial Gymnasium in Scio will be open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am-12:00pm for walking starting in August! Head in for some exercise in a temperature controlled environment and a flat walking surface. Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623

############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ############################################ ######################################## ######################################## ######################################## ######################################## ######################################## ######################################## ######################################## # ################## ####### As you look through our newsletter, you might see a new feature we will be using to easily guide you to our online services and registration forms. These are called Quick Response Codes or QR Codes for short. These enable you to go directly to a website with just a quick scan of your phone’s camera. Here are the steps: Find the camera app on your phone and open it up like you are going to take a picture. Hover over the QR code box like you’re going to take a picture of it. A small box will pop up with a link in it when you do so. When you click on this link, it will take you right to the intended website on your phone. Try it out with the QR code on the left! It will take you to our website. Scan all the QR codes in this newsletter and become a pro at QR codes! Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623 Whether they scare you or fascinate you, cemeteries hold our past...and ultimately our future. The Harrison County Historical Society and the Puskarich Public Library proudly present the annual Cemetery Tour at the Germano Cemetery The tour is scheduled for October 12th at 6:30pm.Take a leisurely stroll through the cemetery and travel back in time as tour guide, Dr. Scott Pendleton, introduces you to some permanent residents and shares a little history on them. This is fun for the whole family! You don’t want to be left in the dark about Harrison County history, so bring a flashlight and meet us at the cemetery located at Germano-Carrollton Road / Rumley Road East, Germano, Harrison County, Ohio, 43986. For more information, please call the library at 740-942-2623. Stay up to date on all that is happening at our library locations! Follow us on Facebook at Puskarich Public Library or search @PPLOhio.

Customize your backpack, lunch box, or more with Miss Kenna and Miss Karli on the Cricut! Tuesday, August 16th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. You must register for a time slot. Maximum of 2 items per student. To register call 740-942-2623. Let’s Lego! Join the Puskarich Public Library’s Lego Club– a fan favorite! Join us once a month for Lego building fun. September 27th October 18th 4:00pm Call 740-942-2623 for more information. Show off your art skills! Stop in the Puskarich Library on September 5th to grab your mini art kit, which will include a mini canvas. Entries due September 19th. Voting begins September 20th and ends October 4th. Call Miss Karli at 740-942-2623 for more information! Have you ever seen an animal and thought “YUCK!”? Or do you see the beauty in all creatures? Here’s your chance to show some love to the animals that aren’t so cute and cuddly! We are teaming with Oglebay Zoo to bring you animals who range from slimy and scaly to creepy and crawly. October 20th at 6:00pm. Registration required. Call 740-942-2623 or scan the QR code for the registration form! Join Miss Karli at Sally Buffalo Park in the shelter by the playground for a story, snacks, and time to play at the park with our storytime friends! September 14th at 11:00am Register by calling or filling out form by scanning QR code. Stop by the library after school to relax and play the Nintendo Switch! 3-5pm September 8th September 22nd October 6th October 13th is Miss Karli’s birthday and all she wants is to beat you in Mario Kart all afternoon! Stop in after school until 4:30pm to challenge her to a race. Stop in on Thursdays between 11:00am and 1:00pm for soft play time. Children can play in a low stress environment with blocks and other sensory items. Head to the library on September 1st from 3:004:00pm to sip a few sodas and see if you can guess them! Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623 Stop in on Tuesdays’s after school in September for snacks, relaxing videos and music on the TV, and Miss Karli’s help with studying in the Makerspace at the library. Bring your Chromebook and homework or study materials and work in a quiet space.

Toddler Time—for ages 18 months to 3 years. Join us for books, music, crafts, and activities. Wednesdays at 10:00am beginning September 21st through December 7th. *No storytime on November 23rd. Preschool Storytime– for ages 3-5 years. Build a foundation for school in this 45 minute program that includes stories, music, counting, early literacy skill building, and more. Wednesdays at 11:00am beginning September 21st through December 7th. *No storytime November 23rd. Scan the QR code or call to register. Storytime– for ages 18m-5yrs. This program includes stories, music, counting, colors, shapes, early literacy skill building, and more. Tuesdays at 1:00pm beginning September 20th through December 6th. *No storytime November 22nd. Call 740-945-6811 to register. Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623 1000 Books Before Kindergarten: Studies show that beginning to read to your child at an early age leads to their future academic success. Our goal is to get 1,000 books read to each child before they reach school age. Stop in one of our locations to sign up. Children who complete the challenge receive a free t-shirt. Imagination Library Is your child ages newborn through 5 years? They can receive a free book every month from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Build your child a full library by the time they’re five by signing up today! Go to ohioimaginationlibrary.org or fill out the application on the next page to sign up.

Join the new Crochet Club! Instructor Katherine will help guide beginners through the basics of crochet and continue the skills of seasoned crocheters! Thursdays at 4:00pm Register at 740-658-3855 or 740-673-0800. Grab a jump rope and record your minutes! Family fitness challenges can be tons of fun! Caution: start slow. Start at 1 to 2 minutes and increase as your body allows. A fun way to get fit for the whole family at the Clark Memorial Branch! We’ll supply the chalk and you supply the art! Head to the Puskarich Library on August 3rd from noon to 3 :00pm to draw all over our sidewalks! We’ve painting rocks with some of our favorite book covers on them and hid them all over the place! Find a rock? Post it on your social media and tag our Facebook page @PPLOhio and using the hashtag #RockWithPPL Have a bunch of Halloween costumes just sitting in your closet or in a storage tote? Bring them into the library between October 1st to November 4th! Shop around and see other people’s costumes and make a swap. The perfect way to get a new costume and get rid of old ones! Join us for some fall fun! We’ll supply the pumpkins, you supply the creativity. Head to the library on October 28th at 6:00pm to carve pumpkins and save the seeds to plant your own or bake and eat! Call to register 740-942-2623. Mark your calendar for October 11th for an Escape Room experience! Test your problem solving skills in this fun, yet challenging, task for the whole family! Up to 6 people at a time. Call for your spot today. Spots at limited. 740-942-2623. Stop in and sign up for a library card in September for a chance to win a family fun basket! Grab a jump rope and record your minutes! Family fitness challenges can be tons of fun! Caution: start slow. Start at 1 to 2 minutes and increase as your body allows. A fun way to get fit for the whole family at the Puskarich Public Library! Grab a jump rope and record your minutes! Family fitness challenges can be tons of fun! Caution: start slow. Start at 1 to 2 minutes and increase as your body allows. A fun way to get fit for the whole family at the Scio Branch Library! 20 jumping jacks, 20 squats, 20 high knees, 1 minute twice a day! Complete twice a day and record your progress! Plan a visit of pumpkin themed fun! Try to find the hidden pumpkins! Will you be tricked or end up with a treat? October 24th-28th from 11:00am6:00pm. Puskarich Public Library Systems 200 E Market St. Cadiz, OH 43907 740-942-2623 Keep your eye out on our Facebook page for new programs upcoming at the Barr Memorial Gymnasium.

Would you like your child to receive a free book each month from ages newborn to 5 years? Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is for you! Fill out the form below and bring it to you library location or scan the QR code to enroll online. Name: Karli Ray Job Title: Children’s Librarian Primary Location: Puskarich Public Library Favorite Book: Island of the Blue Dolphins, Pout Pout Fish, Becoming, The Color Purple, and Where the Crawdads Sing Favorite food: Steak, crab legs, and sauerkraut Dream vacation: Bora Bora (pretty much anywhere with sand and warmth) Favorite thing about working at the library: This list could go on for days, but hearing a kiddo say “I don’t want to leave the library!” when it’s time to go home, watching a family sit down and read a book together, and learning something new every single day. Name: Katherine Haney Job Title: Librarian’s Assistant Primary Location: Clark Memorial Branch Favorite Book: Ella Enchanted (Gail Carson Levine), The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkein), and The Bluebird and the Sparrow (Janette Oke) Favorite food: sushi and lasagna Dream vacation: A trip to Ireland or a hiking trip through all the national parks. Favorite thing about working at the library: I love talking with the patrons about their books, their weekend, or anything else that pops up, but overall I love the community that the library forms.

Did you know your Puskarich Public Library Systems card grants you access to over 12,000 courses on business, marketing, and more with LinkedIn Learning? Learn more at https://www.harrison.lib.oh.us/ Join our monthly Beanstack challenges! Read and log your books to compete head -to-head with all three of our locations! A library in the palm of your hands! Download the Libby app on your phone or tablet to begin reading and listening to eBooks and audiobooks for free. You’ll just need your library card and pin! Call the library for more information. Another library on the go! Download the Hoopla app by scanning the QR code with your phone’s camera and tapping on the link. Hoopla is free to use and there’s no wait to check out eBooks and audiobooks! The Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music, and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read, or have read to them. Each story comes with puzzles and games geared to ensure reading comprehension. Need help building or improving your resume? Cypress Resume can help! This is a free service for library users. Visit our website at https:// www.harrison.lib.oh.us/ and click the Cypress Resume logo!

If you’re wondering about your roots, but don’t know how to start, drop by Puskarich Public Library and ask for a quick tutorial on the library’s genealogy tools. Only available at the library. Did you know we have a free public notary at the Puskarich Public Library on Mondays and Tuesdays between 10am and 6pm? Call 740-942-2623 for availability or more information! Looking for an old yearbook or pictures of Harrison County and surrounding areas? Maybe a sports teams or Coal Festival photos? We have scanned and uploaded these items to an online database for all to see! Check out the digital shoebox on our website. Go to our website or check out this link: http://www.digitalshoebox.org/ digital/collection/puskarichfl/search Have you ever been to the Harrison County History of Coal Museum located in the bottom of the Puskarich Public Library? Our non-profit education museum is dedicated to the preservation of the rich mining heritage of Harrison County, Ohio. We invite you to visit the only comprehensive look at both early day and modern mining to be found in Southeastern Ohio. Open to the public during library hours. The steady forward movement of automation and standardization in law now allows many legal issues to be handled by an individual without the help of expensive lawyers. With NUWAV, you can handle most common legal issues with no assistance whatsoever—including divorce. Just log in with your library card

We are so happy about the success of Summer Reading 2022! It was wonderful to have everyone back in the library after the uncertainty of the pandemic. Whether it was worm races, a hike around the Barr Memorial, painting with shaving cream, or drinking ocean water, we hope that you enjoyed each program as much as we did. We are already looking forward to Summer 2023!

SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND DONATIONS: B&F Dairy Bar Sunshine Subzero Shake Shack Sally Buffalo Park Dominos Pizza Suzanne, Princess, Mikey, and Tilly Friends of the Clark Memorial Branch Friends of the Puskarich Public Library Sharee Capers of Sugaree Sweet Janet & George Neimayer General George A Custer Post # 3072 Mary Jo Dutton Sara Taggart

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