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County libraries plan events to celebrate National Library Week PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:36
The public libraries in Bowling Green, Wayne and Perrysburg have set activities to celebrate National Library Week, April 14-20.
Readers, aspiring writers, and library lovers are invited to celebrate the week with special guest, author and librarian Jo Dereske, who will visit the Wood County District Public Library on Tuesday and Wednesday,
In addition to a popular crime fiction series which features amateur sleuth and the librarian's librarian, Helma Zukas, Dereske is also the author of several books for younger readers. Dereske is a native of Michigan who now resides in Washington state.
WCDPL has several events planned during Dereske's visit. At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dereske will talk about the importance of libraries, and about her career as an author in the library's Atrium. On Wednesday, Dereske will be the guest of honor at a brown bag lunch starting at noon in the first floor meeting room. Desserts and beverages will be provided for the lunch by the Friends of the Library.
Space at the brown bag lunch is limited, and it is recommended that reservations be made by calling the library at (419) 352-5104.
Both of these events are free and open to the public. Copies of Dereske's most recent books will be available for purchase at both events.
Wayne Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with a book sale all week long. An entire bag of books will be only $2.
On Monday beginning at 6 p.m., adults and kids in fourth grade and up are welcome to register for the UFO Program - Out of This World Sightings: UFO's and the Investigation Process presented by Thomas Wertman, chief field investigator for Ohio's Mutual UFO Network and co-director of the Cleveland Ufology Project. Registration forms are available at the library or those interested may register by phone at (419) 288-2708.
Patrons are invited to stop in for a different treat/recipe each day which will be provided by staff/board members. Library hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.,Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate at Way Public Library in Perrysburg during an open house, Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Guests are invited to drop in and learn something new about the library, enjoy refreshments, receive a hands-on catalog tutorial, sign up for a library card, and enter a prize drawing.
Behind-the-scenes tours with the director are scheduled at 10 a.m. and at 2 and 7 p.m.
Children can enter a drawing, take home a gift and "watch" a book in the Youth Activity Room.

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