Puskarich Library Clark Memorial Branch Scio Branch NEWSLETTER The Puskarich Library in Cadiz will be opening back up in the evenings! As back-to-school is starting, we know the importance of having an accessible library for everyone who goes to school and work. We are excited to announce that starting August 7th we will be open from 9:00am-8:00pm Monday-Thursday and 9:00am-5:00pm Fridays and Saturdays. Coming Soon: Back-to-School Evening Hours at Puskarich Library www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library AU G U S T S E P T EMB E R O C T O B E R VOLUME 32 ISSUE 2

FOR ADULTS The Puskarich Library in Cadiz, Ohio, has a Makerspace with a Glowforge free for public use. This laser engraver can engrave wood, leather, plastic, and other materials. Call 740-942-2623 for more details. Pictured: A photo engraved on a piece of wood to create a sign. Did you know? Pickleball Pickleball continues! All skill levels are welcome to join us at the Barr Memorial Center in Scio on Mondays from 5:00-7:00pm and Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm. Call 740-945-6811 for more information. Quilt with Sue The Scio Branch Quilters welcome beginner and experienced quilters to join them on Mondays at the Scio Branch Library from 10:00am-3:00pm! They will guide you through the "how-to". Call 740-945-6811 for more information. Puskarich Book Club Afterthoughts: Chapter 2 Fitness Fun SilverSneakers Join us for book club on the third Thursday of every month at 1:00pm at Puskarich Library. Stop in today to pick up a book or call 740942-2623 for more information. August 17th, September 21st, October 19th. Searching for a fun and low-stress way to get fit? Look no further than the Clark Memorial Branch Library! For more information, please call 740-673-0800 or 740-658-3855. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 5:30. Our online book club is perfect for the passive reader! Head to our Facebook page to join the group. Possible upcoming selections: August "Three" by Valerie Perrin, September "Widowland" by C.J. Carey, October "The Last Confession" by Lee Kravetz. Call 740-945-6811 for more information. We are excited to announce SilverSneakers are now holding class at the Barr Memorial Center! SilverSnears activities increase strength, fitness, and balance. Ages 60+ are welcome to join us at the Barr Memorial Center in Scio on Tuesdays at 10:00am. Call the Health Department at 740-942-2616 ext. 5 or the Scio Branch Library at 740-945-6811 for more information. 2023 Photography Show Clark Memorial Branch's Annual Photography Show will start accepting entries starting in August! The deadline will be September 29th at noon. People's choice voting will run October 2nd -27th. All are welcome! Coming Soon: Clark Branch Quilting Coming soon to Clark Memorial Branch: a quilting class! Come make a "10 Minute" quilt. We'll be announcing the details soon. Stay up to date by following our Facebook page or calling the Clark Memorial Branch Library at 740-658-3855! Barr Memorial Center Puskarich Library Scio Branch Library Clark Memorial Branch Online Barr Memorial Center Clark Memorial Branch

FOR ADULTS Medicare 101 Courses People aging into 65 and becoming Medicare eligible have important decisions to make concerning Medicare. Jay Culler's goal is to help you understand what is important and what you need to know and do to get there. This presentation will map out and simplify the process step-by-step. Jay Culler is a licensed sales agent with United Healthcare specializing in Medicare. Join us for one of our Medicare 101 courses at the Puskarich Library on September 19th or October 23rd at 5:30pm. Please call 740-942-2623 for information. Puskarich Friends of the Library Meeting The Puskarich Friends of the Library will be holding their next meeting on Wednesday, October 25th at 3:00pm, All are welcome to join this group! The Friends of the Library help support the Little Free Libraries across Harrison County and provide funds for the Puskarich Library programs. Puskarich Library The library recently digitized our newspapers and historical documents. You can access them from any computer or mobile device. You’ll find items from Harrison County and surrounding areas that span the years 1806-2020. One of the best features? The online collection is searchable! Search for specific names, events, or locations and see what history you can discover! VISIT https://puskarich.advantage-preservation.com/ If you have questions or would like a tutorial on using the online newspaper collection, please contact the Puskarich Public Library at 740-9422623. Did you know? Scan the QR code with your phone camera and click the link. Fairy House Workshop Bev Beatty is back with a workshop on building your very own Fairy House on October 12th at 6:00pm! You'll cover an OUi jar with polymer clay and add embellishments. Space is limited. Ages 12 years- adults. $25 a person. Please call 740-942-2623 to register by October 9th. Puskarich Library Poured Paint & Jewelry Making Workshop We're excited to welcome Bev Beatty to the Puskarich Library on September 14th at 6:00pm to teach a workshop on learning to mix and pour paint onto small canvases. While that sets up, make a bracelet with dried paint skins. $30 a person. Ages 12-adult. Call 740-942-2623 to register by September 11th. Bob Ross Painting Class Cake Decorating Class We'll provide the materials, space, and Bob Ross tutorial, you create the masterpiece! We are accepting of all the "happy accidents" here. Head to the Puskarich Library on September 7th at 6:00pm. Registration required. Call 740-942-2623. Ready to become a cake decorating master? In collaboration with Barney's Bakery, Jess will walk you through decorating a two layer cake like a basket of flowers on September 28th at 5:00pm at Puskarich Library. $50 a person. Call to register at 740-942-2623. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library

FOR KIDS www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library Storytime at the Park Rescheduled from the summer, we will have a Storytime at Sally Buffalo Park on August 8th at 2:00pm. Wear play clothes and comfy shoes. All elementary ages are welcome for a story, snack, scavenger hunt, and playground! Scio Branch Storytime Storytime is back! Join us for books, music, crafts, activities, and more to build early literacy and math skills! Ages 18m-5yrs. Every Tuesday at 1:00pm from September 19th-December 5th. Puskarich Storytime Chopped "Challenge" Kids: Spooky Edition Halloween Treat Making Husky Pups Reading Time Storytime is back! Join us for books, music, crafts, activities, and more to build early literacy and math skills! Ages 18m-5yrs. Every Wednesday at 10:00am from September 20th-December 6th. Come make a sweet Halloween treat at the Puskarich Library on October 30th from 3:30-5:00! All are welcome. What would you do with a basket filled with random ingredients? Head to the Puskarich Library on October 23rd at 5:30pm to test your food skills! Elementary-aged children are welcome. Please register at 740-942-2623. Welcome back, Husky Pups! Husky Pups Reading is a fun hour of stories and activities for ages 3-6 years at the Scio Branch Library from 5:00-6:00pm, once a month. September 25th, October 30th, and mark your calendars for November 27th! Call 740-945-6811 to register. Lego Club Let's Lego together! All kids are welcome to come free play, do Lego activities and games, and hang out with other Lego lovers. Lego Club is at the Puskarich Library on August 31st, September 21st, and October 19th at 4:00pm. Disney Movie Trivia Night Are you the ultimate Disney fan? Do you know all there is to know about the movies? Join us at the Puskarich Library on September 25th at 5:00pm. Prizes and snacks provided. All children are welcome. Register at 740-942-2623. Sensory Bins We'll have fun sensory bins at the Puskarich Library for one week, once a month this fall! August 28th-Septembr 2nd, September 18th23rd, and October 23rd-28th! Help your child explore their senses in this fun way! Glow in the Dark Painting Paint with neon and glow-in-the-dark paint under the black lights at the Puskarich Library on October 9th at 5:00pm. Pizza and drinks are provided! Please call to register at 740-9422623. Ages 10-14. Harrison County has the third-highest enrollment percentage in the state of Ohio for Imagination Library! We are proud to announce that 74% of children ages newborn to 5 years old receive a free book in the mail every single month. Help us continue to grow by spreading the word. Enroll today at ohioimaginationlibrary.org Did you know? Help us grow our Imagination Library fund by making a donation to Harrison County's Imagination Library by scanning the QR code. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library Puskarich Library Puskarich Library Scio Branch Puskarich Library Puskarich Library

FOR EVERYONE: SPOOKY EDITION Haunted Pirate Escape Room Dr. Scott Pendleton is back with another fascinating and important talk about ticks! What does the spread of the Lone Star tick mean? Find out on Wednesday, October 4th at 6:00pm at the Puskarich Library in Cadiz. Upcycling: Spooky Old Painting Edition One man's trash is another man's treasure! We'll put that saying to the test by upcycling old paintings with a twist. Spooky season is in full swing here at the Puskarich Library! Join us on October 5th at 6:00pm. Register at 740-942-2623. Fear Factor What's your deepest fear? Push yourself to the limit in this fun-filled game of slimy, crawly, and smelly! Head to the Puskarich Library on October 26th to test your fears. We will begin at 5:00pm. Register at 740-942-2623. The Science of Ghosts Cemetery Tour: Cadiz Union Cemetery Can we talk to the deceased? Is there equipment that can detect the presence of the dead? Are some people more prone to having ghostly encounters? Are there universities that devote time and energy to ghostly phenomena? Join parapsychologist and author Brandon Massullo as he addresses these questions, highlights the academic study of ghostly encounters, and discusses his research into one of Scotland’s most haunted locations. Head to the Puskarich Library on Thursday, October 19th at 5:00pm to hear this interesting presentation by Brandon Massullo! Call 740-942-2623 for more information. 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- this year at the Cadiz Union Cemetery. Take a 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, including bank robbers and other incredible tales! Truth is stranger than fiction! The tour is scheduled for October 18th at 6:30pm. Fun for the whole family! Grab a flashlight and meet us at the cemetery located at 274 Charleston St, Cadiz, OH 43907. You don't want to be left in the dark about Harrison County's history! For more information, please call 740-942-2623. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library Tick Talk Puskarich Library We're back with another Escape Room! This Haunted Pirate Escape Room will run from October 16th-October 27th. Please call the Puskarich Library at 740-942-2623 to reserve a time slot for your family. 4 people per group is recommended. Help find the hidden treasure before it's too late! Pup-O-Ween In collaboration with the Harrison County Dog Pound Volunteers, we will be holding a Halloween event for all of your cute pups! Join us on October 14th from 12:00-2:00pm at the Puskarich Library in Cadiz for treats, a photo booth, snoot painting, and more! Dress your pup in their best costume for a chance to win prizes. We will be accepting donations for the Harrison County Dog Pound. For more information, please call 740-942-2623. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library

FOR THE FAMILY National Book Lover's Day www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library "Scio, OHIO" Showing Crochet Club- Puskarich Library Crochet Club continues at Puskarich Library in Cadiz on Saturdays at noon. All skill levels are welcome to crochet together. Katherine will be here to help you through new stitches! Call 740-942-2623 for more information. Putt-Putt Golf Course Wishing Tree Crochet Class- Scio Branch We are excited to have an indoor putt-putt golf course at the Puskarich Library on October 9th, 10th, and 11th from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Puskarich Library. This putt-putt course will be all about books with book-themed holes! Please call to reserve a time slot for your family at 740-942-2623. Crochet Class will continue each Thursday from 1:00-2:30pm. Bring old projects or come ready to learn a new stitch. Cindy Zantene will be helping us! Call the Scio Branch Library at 740-945-6811 for more information. Stop by the Puskarich Library in Cadiz to add your wish to the Wishing Tree in September. Grab a piece of paper and add wishes, big and small, to our tree. A great way to put it on paper and into the universe. Head to the Puskarich Library on August 9th from 9:00am-6:00pm for a sweet treat and a book for National Book Lover's Day! We're excited to celebrate books with you. The Scio Historical Museum will once again present the program "Scio, Ohio" on October 5th at 7:00pm at the Barr Memorial Center. The story told of how Lew Reese turned an abandoned pottery into a very successful Scio Pottery Company and the major setback he encountered. It is a "feel good" story of how people came together to help make the pottery a thriving business once again. See inside for more details. Scio Pottery items will be available for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Scio Historical Museum. Please call the Scio Branch Library to register at 740-945-6811. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library Puskarich Library Barr Memorial Center featuring Scio Pottery Did you know? Our Facebook page is the best place to stay up-to-date with what's going on at our libraries! Search "Puskarich Public Library" and give us a like. We share everything that's going on at the libraries, as well as pictures from programs, and more!

NEW BOOKS Puskarich Public Library System has its very own Youtube channel full of videos from our Coal Museum Collection, as well as interviews with coal miners talking about their experiences. Check out this important part of our local history by searching "Puskarich Public Library Coal Museum Videos" on Youtube or scanning the QR code. Did you know? www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS JUVENILE & TEEN ADULT www.youtube.com/@PuskarichLibraryCoalMuseum

LIBRARY SERVICES www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library Hoopla - a library right at your fingertips, including books, audiobooks, movies, and music. Libby - a library at your fingertips, including books, audiobooks, and magazines Beanstack - Log your books, keep track of what you've read, and compete in reading challenges at your library against the other branches. DIGITAL LIBRARY SERVICES Notary services are available on Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00am-6:00pm at the Puskarich Library. The Digital Shoebox Project has photographs and other documents of the past from Southeastern, Ohio, and is being updated daily. Cypress Resume will help you build an efficient resume in just a few minutes. Curious about your Ancestry? Head to the library to use Ancestry Library Edition for free to start your search. With NUWAV, you can handle most common legal issues with no assistance whatsoever— including divorce. Just log in with your library card! LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. PUSKARICH LIBRARY MAKERSPACE SERVICES Glowforge 3D Printer Poster Printer Recording Studio Memory Maker (able to put your old tapes onto DVD's and flashdrives for preservation purposes) Professional Headshots Old photo colorizing And more! Call 740-942-2623 for more information on our public Makerspace!

LIBRARY SERVICES www.go2library.com Puskarich Public Library Courtesy Notices Sign up to receive an email reminder or text notification before materials are due, to help avoid overdue fines. Online Catalog Search our state-wide online catalog for books, DVDs, CDs and more. By typing in the author, title, subject or keyword of the item you need, you will access a database containing millions of records from other libraries. Requesting Items If the item you are looking for is checked out, you may place a hold for the item and ask to have it sent to the library of your choice. You will be placed in the waiting list for the item and notified by telephone, email or text message when the item becomes available Fax Services Send or Receive. Fax charges are $2.00 for 1-3 pages domestic and $5.00 for 1-3 pages international. Additional pages are 25¢ each. It is 25¢ per page to receive faxes. A quick guide to library use BORROWING ITEMS Books CDs DVDs Video Games Material Loan Period 3 Weeks 3 Weeks 3 Weeks 1 Week You may renew an item up to 3 times if no one else has requested that item. Photocopying and Printing Available at all locations. 10¢/sheet black and white, 25¢/sheet color, per side. Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms are available to non-profit organizations and groups at Puskarich Public Library and Scio Branch Library. Rooms must be booked in advance by calling the library. Donations are accepted for the use of meeting rooms. Genealogy & Local History Department Resources for local ancestry research and local history. Microfilm readers are available at the main library in Cadiz. Book Page Magazine Stop by the Library and pick up a FREE copy of the magazine. Book page magazine covers the best in new books each month in all categories including fiction, non-fiction, business, children's, and audio. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION! GO2LIBRARY.COM

Summer Reading We had a great summer reading with you all! With over 2,000 books read, tons of learning, fun, and laughter, we cannot thank everyone enough for "growing" with us. We had a blast making sprout houses, growing potatoes, creating rock gardens, becoming pirates, having a glow-in-the-dark party, and reading with everyone. Thank you to each adult who participated in our programs, raffle baskets, and logging your books! THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SUMMER! Thank you to the following supporters of Summer Reading 2023: Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Pittsburgh Zoo Cleveland Museum of Art Timi's Cafe Wendy's Dominoes Pizza Oglebay Zoo Dollar General- Cadiz Cleveland Aquarium The Farm at Walnut Creek Cindy and Joyce Maleski Charlie's Barbershop Deb Milligan Kim Ferrell Puskarich Friends of the Library Suzanne Muncy, daughter, & Pups Misty Wyscarver Lindsay Dowdle George & Janet Neimayer Clark Memorial Friends of the Library Harrison County Health Department Tri-County Help Center WVU Wheeling Hospital Harrison County 4H Extension Office Harrison County Early Intervention The Rusted Diamond Four Seasons Garden Club Mr. Furnace Heating and Cooling Freeport Church of the Rock Lakeland Academy Community School B & F Dairy Bar George & Janey Neimayer Scio VFD Scio Museum MWCD Rangers Scio Garden Club Harrison County Dog Pound Scio Pickleball group Conotton Creek Trail & Members Harrison County Fairboard Cody & Farren Smith 740 BBQ Nancy Van Curen Cindy Zantene

We "Grew" Together!

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