January Press Release 2022

Submitted by jawwiller on Wed, 01/12/2022 - 10:39


6 West Emerald Street

Willard, OH 44890

419-933-8564     fax 419-933-4783     email: reference@huroncolib.org

For immediate release.

Contact Persons: Jen Farrell or Barb Templeman


     The New Year is upon us.  Now is the time to make the Huron County Community Library a big part of your plans for this upcoming year.  All four of our library locations have a variety of things planned to interest all ages.

     Join Miss Charlotte each Tuesday in January on Facebook Live at 7 p.m. for a free virtual Art workshop.  Each workshop will feature something different.  The dates of the workshops are January 4, 11, 18, and 25.

     Miss Mitzi will be in person for “Read to Me Storytime” at our Willard location on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Join her for stories, crafts, more in the community room.  The theme for Jan. 5 is “A is for Artic Animals”; Jan.12 is “B is for Bundle Up”; Jan.19 is “C is for Chilly Days” and Jan. 26 is “D is for Days of the Week”.

     Our North Fairfield location has a Storytime scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.25 at 11 a.m.  Miss Carolyn will include a fun Sign Language lesson. 

     At our Wakeman location Winter Preschool Storytime will be held Jan. 19 – Feb. 25 on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

     Join Miss Jenny for Storytime at our Greenwich location on Wednesday evenings at 5 p.m. or Friday mornings at 11 a.m.  The theme for Jan. 5 and 7 is “Polar Bears”, for Jan. 12 and 14 it is “All About Winter”, on Jan. 19 and 21 it is “Salt Snowflakes”, and Jan. 26 and 28 “Decorate a Mug”.

     “Monday Reads” at our Willard location will discuss “The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margo” by Marianne Cronin on Jan. 10 at 10 a.m. and “Awkward Book Club with Jo” will share their thoughts on “Harlem Shuffle” by Colson Whitehead on Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.  

     “Manga Club” with Jo and Mrs. Rogers will meet at the Willard City Schools on Jan. 4 and 18 at 2:45 p.m. to talk about their latest Manga book choice.

     “Who Picked This Book” book club at Wakeman will be meeting Jan. 19 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins.

     Stop by our Greenwich and North Fairfield locations and let staff help you find your favorite next author.

    On Wednesday, January 26 at 6 p.m. “Cook Up a Storm Cookbook Club” will meet in Willard.  This month we will be looking at Italian dishes with “Cooking Nonna” by Rossella Rago.  We might even try to play a game.

     “Wakeman Cookbook Club” will be using the “Taste of Home Christmas” cookbook for their group on Jan. 3 at 6 p.m.

     Join us at our Wakeman location on 3 Saturdays in January from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. as we learn the “Art of Stop Motion Animation” and work to design and produce our own film.  Registration is recommended for the Jan.8, 15, and 22 workshop.

     Streaming in January will also take place at our Wakeman location on Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.  On Jan 19 make Oragami and Kiragami Snowflakes and on Jan. 28 have fun with Math.

     Beginner Line Dancing is still taking place on Jan. 6 and Jan.20 at 4 p.m. at the Wakeman Masonic Hall.

     Pick up your weekly “Take and Make” craft kit for families at our Greenwich an North Fairfield locations.  For the week of Jan. 3 create a “Snowman Tea Light”, Jan. 10 “It’s a Surprise”, Jan. 17 celebrate “National Popcorn Day” (which is Jan.19), Jan. 24 “Fun with Marshmallows” and Jan. 31 “Winter Painting”.

     Teens, the winter months are here.  To avoid chapped lips, stop by the Teen Room here at Willard on Jan. 3 at 4 p.m. and learn how to make your very own lip balm.  On Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. come for Teen Time and Jo will show you how make a sensory snow globe and then check out our Facebook, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. for Jo to teach you how to make a tree painting. 

     The Huron County Community Library has Covid-19 home test kits.  They are available in a limited supply so call any of our library locations for information and to be sure we have some available.