NEWSLETTER www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library HAPPY HOLIDAYS POLAR EXPRESS NIGHT All aboard!! Polar Express Night is back. Join us at the Puskarich Library on December 15th at 6:00pm for snacks, hot chocolate, a movie, craft, and a surprise visit from the big man himself, Santa! Wear your PJ’s and bring a comfy blanket and pillow. Call 740-942-2623 to register. ESCAPE ROOMS We are bringing our escape rooms to our branch locations in January! Get out of the cold and come visit us for this fun and free activity for the whole family. Look for clues and solve the puzzle to escape the room and win. Please call to reserve a time slot from January 22nd-23rd at the Scio Branch Library at 740-945-6811, and from January 8th-January 9th at the Clark Memorial Branch by calling 740-658-3855.
Throughout this newsletter, we are featuring photographs submitted to the Clark Memorial Branch Annual Photography Show. We had some amazing photographs submitted, including this one! Thank you to everyone who participated and voted. Clark Branch Photography Show Pickleball Pickleball continues! All skill levels are welcome to join us at the Barr Memorial Center in Scio on Mondays from 4:00-7:00pm, Wednesdays from 9:00am-12:00pm, and NEW starting in November, we will have Pickleball on Friday evenings from 5:30-8:00pm. 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 740-942-2623 for more information. 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 5:30pm. Our online book club is perfect for the passive reader! Head to our Facebook page to join the group. All selections are available on the Hoopla app. Join in on discussion posts about the book, comment your ideas and thoughts, and read others thoughts. Call 740-945-6811 for more information. We are excited to announce SilverSneakers are now holding class at the Barr Memorial Center! SilverSneakers 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. Barr Memorial Center- Scio Puskarich Library Scio Branch Library Clark Memorial Branch Online Barr Memorial Center - Scio Reading Between the Wines Introducing: “Read Between the Wines”, a book club for book lovers and wine lovers alike! We are excited to partner with Ohio Valley Winery in Cadiz to host our new wine & read book club. This book club will take place on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm at Ohio Valley Winery. Stop in the Puskarich Library to grab a copy of the upcoming book starting the month before and head over to the winery for a book discussion and an evening out. This is a low pressure book club, so feel free to drink wine, soda, water, anything! Our first selection is “Ugly Love” by Colleen Hoover. This selection is available on our Hoopla app, or you can grab a copy of the book or audiobook at the library. The next dates will be December 14th and January 11th. For more information, please call 740-942-2623. Ohio Valley Winery
CANVA 101 Class Wanting to design your own flyers? Have an upcoming event you’d like to make invites for? Just curious about the basics of design on Canva? This is the class for you! Join us at the Puskarich Library on November 28th at 5:00pm for a Canva tutorial. Please bring a laptop, tablet, or iPad, and an email address to sign up for Canva. Limited seats available. Please call 740-942-2623 to register. Puskarich Friends of the Library Meeting The Puskarich Friends of the Library will be holding their next meeting on November 8th 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 Magic Bead Jewelry Using 4 different colors of Sculpey, participants will create enough magic beads for 2 necklaces or two keychains ( or one of each). Twisting, cutting, and reassembling the clay results in a bead with 4 surprise mirror images. Jewelry will be baked and assembled that night. Thurs, November 9, 68pm $20. 12 - adult. Maximum class size: 6. Call 740-942-2623 to register. Puskarich Library Quilt in a Day with Scio Branch Quilters An oppurtunity to make a lap size quilt! You pay for the supplies, instruction is free. Call 740-942-6811 to register by January 1st for supply list. Class will take place on January 15th from 9:00am-4:00pm. Quilt will be “Charm Quilt on Point” (pictured). You get to choose the colors! Christmas Matchbox Magnets Shutterfly Picture Book Class Using precut papers, stickers and embellishments, participants will create 3-5 matchbox greetings which can be used as a magnet, 3-D card or desk decoration. $15, 12-adult. Maximum class size: 8. Registration required. Thursday, Dec. 7, 6-8pm Call 740-942-2623. Come to our Shutterfly Basics class to see creative ways to display your photos! We will learn how to make personalized cards and calendars; how to create unique gifts such as photo blankets, candles, and mugs; and how to design your own photo book. November 16 at 3:30 p.m. Please call 740-942-2623 to register. Puskarich Library Puskarich Library CANVA Advanced Class This class is a level up from the Canva 101 Class! Learn about Canva’s AI capabilities, learn in depth design, and dive deeper into what you can do with Canva. This class will take place on December 6th at 5:00pm at the Puskarich Library. Please bring a laptop, tablet, or iPad. Limited seats available. Please call 740-942-2623. Puskarich Library Mini Clay Gnomes Participants will make 4 gnomes approximately 2" high out of Sculpey. Thursday, January. 11th, 6-8pm. Mini Clay Gnomes. $20. 12-adult, class maximum: 8. Call 740-942-2623 to register. Puskarich Library Money Management Puskarich Library Join the OSU Extension office for this new series! The first class will be on money management, including budgeting and banking. This class will take place on January 17th from 6:00-7:30pm at the Puskarich Library in Cadiz. Call 740-9422623 for more information. www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library Snowflake Mug Glazing Peaceflower Pottery is back with another beautiful mug glazing project. Join us on November 15th at 6:00pm at the Puskarich Library in Cadiz. Cost is $40. You can pick your mug and the glaze color! Please call 740-942-2623 to register. with Peaceflower Pottery
Canning Basics Puskarich Library Rifle Makers of Harrison County Jim Thompson, of the Harrison County Historical Society, will present Early Gun makers in Harrison County on Nov. 9th at 6:30pm at the Puskarich Library in Cadiz. There were nearly two dozen Gunmakers in the county from the 1820's through the 1890's. On hand will be rifles and artifacts from four early Harrison County gun makers. Please join us for this interesting presentation. Call 740-942-2623 for more information. Puskarich Library The “How-To” of Meat Canning Get back to the basics and discover canning to enjoy peak flavors all year long! Well-known local gardening expert, Jennifer Merrick-Eddy will be discussing both wet and dry packing methods. She will demonstrate canning potatoes and meat while discussing all you need to know about preparing for canning. This includes the process and differences between vegetables and meat. Join us at the Barr Memorial Center on Saturday, December 9th at 10:00am. Call 740-945-6811 to register. Pickleball Clinic Resin Bookmark Making Interested in learning all things PIckleball? Join us at the Pickleball Clinic on November 18th at the Barr Memorial Center. Our beginners' classes are for adults and appointments will run from 9am to 11am. Groups can be up to four persons, and we will have three courts available. Call 740-945-6811 to schedule your free lessons. Get crafty with resin and create a unique bookmark! Say goodbye to your money or mail bookmark and join us for a resin crafting session on November 16th at 6 p.m. Make a bookmark that will be your perfect companion for all your future literary adventures. Puskarich Library Barr Memorial Center - Scio Photography Class- Mystery of the Wheel The exposure triangle: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO Aperture (f-stop) and depth of field Shutter speed and motion freezing vs. motion blur ISO settings and sensitivity Shooting modes (auto, aperture priority, shutter priority, manual) Saturday January 13 and Saturday January 20 from 12 Noon - 2 PM This two-week course is designed for beginners who have a camera and want to learn how to use it effectively. We will cover the fundamental concepts of photography and how to make the most of your camera's features. By the end of this course, you will be able to confidently capture high-quality photos and explore your creativity through photography. Call 740-942-2623 to register or for more information. Holiday Trivia Try your hand at some Holiday Trivia! Head to the Puskarich Library on December 14th at 6:00pm for a fun night of trivia. Bring a group of friends, family, or join in with strangers! Call 740-942-2623 for more information. Puskarich Library Barr Memorial Center Clay Coaster Painting Puskarich Library Crafting Thursday! Join us at the Puskarich Library on January 18th at 6:00pm to paint your very own clay coasters. Each participant will get three coasters to paint and make their own. Class size is limited. Please call 740-942-2623 to register. Preserving food at home can be so rewarding! Head to the Puskarich Library on November 14th from 6:00-8:00pm to hear Corinna Gromley from the OSU Extension Office discuss topics like why we can food, equiptment used, how to can food safely, and other canning resources. For more information, please call 740-942-2623. Book-A-Librarian Wanting to learn how to use Libby or Hoopla? Curious about our databases and other online resources? Looking for someone to help you with your email? Ready to learn new skills? This is for you! Book-A-Librarian will give you 30 minutes with one of our staff members to walk you through anything you need. To book call one of the following libraries: Scio Branch: 740-942-6811 Clark Memorial: 740-658-3855 Puskarich Public: 740-942-2623 www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library
www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library Puskarich Storytime Scio Branch Storytime Clark Memorial Branch Storytime After-School Nintendo Switch Husky Pups Reading Time Head to the Clark Memorial Branch afterschool on Tuesdays to play some games on the Nintendo Switch! All are welcome. Call 740-658-3855 for more information. 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. Mark your calendars for November 27th and January 29th! 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 November 9th, December 21st, and January 18th at 4:00pm. Polar Express Night All aboard!! Polar Express Night is back. Join us at the Puskarich Library on December 15th at 6:00pm for snacks, hot chocolate, a movie, craft, and a surprise visit from the big man himself, Santa! Wear your PJ’s and bring a comfy blanket and pillow. Call 740-942-2623 to register. New Year’s Party It’s time for our 2nd Annual New Year’s Party! We had so much fun last year, we decided to do it again. The party will start at 2:00pm on December 27th at the Puskarich Library. We will have movie trivia, snacks, crafts, games, and a countdown to the New Year! All families are welcome to attend. Read with Sheeba the Therapy Dog Head to the Puskarich Library in Cadiz to meet and hangout with Sheeba the therapy dog! Sheeba will be at the library after school on December 20th until 4:30pm. Feel free to come see Sheeba and read to her, do your homework, or just give her pets. Call 740-942-2623 for more information. Harrison County has the third-highest enrollment percentage in the state of Ohio for Imagination Library! We are proud to announce that 77% 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 Clark Branch Scio Branch Puskarich Library Storytime continues! 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 20thDecember 6th and begin again on January 24th. Storytime continues! 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 19thDecember 5th and begin again on January 23rd. Scio Branch Storytime continues! Join us for books, music, crafts, activities, and more to build early literacy and math skills! Thursdays at 1:30pm. Call 740-658-3855 to register.
Head to the Puskarich Library December 26th-30th for five days of activities! December 26th- Come make beaded friendship bracelets! Available 9:00am-8:00pm. December 27th-New Years Party! Join us at our New Years Party on December 28th at 2:00pm. Snacks, music, games, crafts, and a New Years Countdown. December 28th- Use our button maker to make your very own button! Design it yourself and use our machine to bring your vision to reality. Available 9:00am-8:00pm. December 29th- Ready to start the New Year off right? Come make a journal with our craft supplies. Available 9:00am-8:00pm. December 30th- Head to the Puskarich Library at noon to make a fun crochet craft! Instructor Katherine will guide you through. Call 740-942-2623 for more information. www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library 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. The “Five Days of Christmas” Break Escape Room at Clark Memorial We are bringing our escape rooms to our branch locations in January! Get out of the cold and come visit us for this fun and free activity for the whole family! Look for clues and solve the puzzle to escape the room and win! Please call to reserve a time slot from January 8th-January 9th at the Clark Memorial Branch by calling 740-658-3855. Escape Room at Scio Branch We are bringing our escape rooms to our branch locations in January! Get out of the cold and come visit us for this fun and free activity for the whole family! Look for clues and solve the puzzle to escape the room and win! Please call to reserve a time slot from January 22nd-23rd at the Scio Branch Library at 740-945-6811. Oglebay “Zoo to You” Murder Mystery Grab & Go Swing by the Puskarich Library and snag a fun murder mystery game for the whole family! It's the ultimate after-holiday entertainment. Available on January 16th. Oglebay Zoo is back at the Puskarich Library in Janauary 10th at 6:00pm for another amazing animal presentation! Come learn about the animals at Oglebay Zoo as they bring the zoo to us. Get up close and personal wih the animals, learn interesting facts, and talk with the experts. Call 740-942-2623 for more information. JINGLE & MINGLE Get into the holiday spirit with music, fun, games, and more with the Scio Branch Library and Tom & Cindy Spiker! This fun celebration will take place on December 5th at 7:00pm at the Barr Memorial Center. Fun for the whole family! Please RSVP to Scio Branch Library by calling 740-942-6811. with Tom & Cindy Spiker Clark Memorial Branch Photography Show 2023 Puskarich Library Puskarich Library
www.go2library.org 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 Black and white photo colorizing And more! Call 740-942-2623 for more information on our public Makerspace! Clark Memorial Branch Photography Show 2023
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.org Puskarich Public Library CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS JUVENILE & TEEN ADULT www.youtube.com/@PuskarichLibraryCoalMuseum
www.go2library.org Puskarich Public Library THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HELPED US CELEBRATE OUR DIRECTOR, SANDI THOMPSON, FOR RECEIVING THE OHIO LIBRARY COUNCIL’S “LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR” AWARD. OHIO LIBRARY COUNCIL
Children under the age of 5 in Harrison County are eligible to receive a free book in the mail every month until their 5th birthday. Fill out this application and drop it off at your local library today! Your child will begin getting books in the mail within 6-8 weeks of application approval. 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 740-942-2623. Did you know? Scan the QR code with your phone camera and click the link.
LIBRARY SERVICES www.go2library.org 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
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