April 2021 Press Release

Submitted by jawwiller on Thu, 04/01/2021 - 10:21


6 West Emerald Street

Willard, OH 44890

419-933-8564     fax 419-933-4783     email: willard@oplin.org

For immediate release.

Contact Persons: Jen Farrell or Barb Templeman


     Spend those showery days of April with the Huron County Community Library.  All library programs, workshops, and events are held live through Facebook or GoToMeetings.  Facebook Live can be viewed even after the program date.

     Grab and Go Craft Kits for each adult workshop can be picked up at all our library locations.  Adults and Teens can learn how to create a beautiful cherry blossom tree on canvas using

Q-tips, on Monday, April 5 at 4 p.m. Kits are available Thursday, April 1.  

     This month’s “Spice Up Your Life” kit and demo will be about anise seed.  Join Judy, April 15 at 6 p.m. and learn how to make biscotti.  Kits will be available on Monday, April 12.  

     Learn how to create a Wabi-Sabi mixed media canvas on Mon. Apr. 26 at 6 p.m.  Kits are available Thurs., April 22.

     Teens, kits are available for the Spicy Ramen Challenge on Friday, April 2 at 4 p.m.  Miss Jo will show you how to use chopsticks in this fun live event.

     Join us, Teens, through live stream play on Twitch.  Follow the links on Facebook, Friday, April 9 and Friday, April 30 at 4 p.m.

     Join Miss Carolyn on April 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 at 11 a.m. for “Baby Storytime” with songs, stories, and sign language.

     Miss Mitzi has Storytime on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.  Storytime themes for April are: April 7, “Welcome to Your Library – It’s National Library Week”; April 14, “A Rainy Day Storytime”; April 21, “Hey!  It’s Earth Day!”; and April 28, “Fun in the Sun”.  

     The K-Readiness Quiet Book Series continues in April on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. with Miss Jenny.  Kits are available at our Greenwich location.  On April 6 we will use the “Spell Number Words” kit, April 13 the “Sight Words” kit, April 20 the “Shoe Lacing” kit, and April 27 the “Clock Puzzle” kit.

     Join Miss Char for “The Couch Potato” on Tuesday, April 6 at 6 p.m.  She will share a story and science project using potatoes!

     Our Wakeman location has kits available while they last for “Grass Egg Heads”.  On April 7 at 6 p.m. learn how to grow your own grass in an empty egg shell.

     On April 8 at 6 p.m. Miss Jenny is back out in the community with another behind the scenes tour of a local business.  Learn the history and the magic behind the scenes of Dynasty Lanes.

     Create an “Ocean in a Bottle” with Miss Cathy on April 19 at 4 p.m.  We will be using water, food coloring, and vegetable oil to create a wave in a bottle.  

     “Pipe Cleaner Fun” will take place on April 20 at 6 p.m.  Make your own bendy person with Miss Char.  Kits are available at our Willard and Wakeman locations.  

     Take part in some “Earth Day” fun on April 22 at 6 p.m.  Miss Cathy will show us how to pot perennials.  We will learn how to dig up plants, divide them, and replant them.  Kits are located at Willard and Wakeman, and will include a plant, soil, and an upcycled container.

     “Cook Up a Storm Cookbook Club” virtual cooking demo will take place on April 28 at 6 p.m.  Judy will feature the book “Eat at Home Tonight” by Tiffany King.

     “Monday Reads” at Willard will get together through GoToMeeting on April 12 at 10 a.m.  The book discussed will be “The Silent Patient” by Alex Michaelides.

     “Awkward Book Club with Jo will meet on April 20 at 6 p.m.  They will share thoughts on the book “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig.  To join the group discussion, please email emerino-figley@huron co lib.org for the link.

     “No Strings Attached” book selection at our Greenwich location for April is “Something in the Water” by Catherine Steadman.

     “The Inspirational Book Club” at our North Fairfield location has chosen “Redeeming Love” by Francine Rivers as their book choice for April.

     Teens be sure to join Jo and Mrs. Rogers on Friday, April 16 at 3 p.m. to continue your discussion on “One Piece” by Eiichiro Oda.  This week will be vol. 25-27.

     Because libraries are for everyone, the Huron County Community Library offers something for everyone.