October Press Release 2017

Submitted by Cody Smith on Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:02

6 West Emerald Street
Willard, OH 44890
419-933-8564 fax 419-933-4783 email: willard@oplin.org


For immediate release.

Contact Person: Laura Lee Wilson or Barb Templeman



 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Huron County Community Library. Join us at our Willard location to create tissue paper fiesta flowers and enjoy a dish of Tamales. This fun event will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 6 p.m. in our Willard Annex.

What could be more special, kids, than a visit with a friend from the “Beauty and the Beast”. Come for a “Tale as Old as Time” on October 14 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bring a camera for “Pictures with Beauty”, have fun making crafts, and hear a song. Sign-up is required.

October 10-14 is Teen Read Week. The theme for 2017 is “Unleash Your Story @ the Library”. All locations for the Huron County Community Library will be holding a writing contest beginning on October 10. Teens may choose to write either a short story or a poem for their entry. The deadline for the contest will be Oct.13 at 5 p.m. Our Willard youth grades 6 thru 12 may drop their entries off at the Teen Room or email it to emarino@huroncolib.org.

Other activities for teens during Teen Read Week include “bookend art” Oct.11 at 4:30 p.m. and book cover Bingo Oct.12 at 4:30 P.M.

A big event happening for teens on October 30 at 4:30 p.m. “THE ANNEX ROOM IS HAUNTED!!!! Teens you have 1 hr. to solve the riddles and clues OR ELSE…!!!!!”

Teens make “mummy Mason jars on Oct.16 and join us for a Halloween Party with games and snacks on Oct. 23. Both events will be held at 4:30 p.m.

Don’t forget teens that Manga Club is held on Oct.18 at 2:45 p.m. at the Willard City School.

On Oct.19 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room, Cleveland artist, Gene Epstein, will be here at our Willard location to demonstrate her skills and craft. Gene is a book artist, bookbinder, muralist, and more. She will be showing us some of her work, give us a brief look into the world of “Folded Book Art”, and then we will be making our own to take home. Sign-up is not required but would be appreciated.

Join the downtown business on Oct.21 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. for a free, early trick or treat. Take part in “Trick or Treat” from 10-11 a.m., then at 11:15 a.m. the library will hold its costume contest at the new pavilion (categories: best book character, scariest, silliest, best superhero, cutest, most creative). Enjoy free lunch courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce at 11:30-1 p.m. The afternoon will end with a free performance by a magician using Halloween balloons.

More activities for the month of October at the Library include: Oct.11, all day a Vote for your favorite bear event, Oct.28 at 11 a.m. a free movie screening on Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, who sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. Family History Scrapbooking with Fran, and Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. create a black sock cat for Pinterest Monday in the Community Room.

Don’t forget the Little Ones!! Read to Me Storytime is held Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Oct 11 & 12 the theme is “Soup’s On…Come & Get It” and Oct. 25 & 26 “Bootastic Halloween”. Costumes are welcome!