Book bingo begins at the library

The month of January has a bit of a reputation as a sad month, but the Wood County District Public
Library is launching Winter Book Bingo to raise your spirits through the winter months.
Beginning Thursday, players can pick up their bingo cards at all library locations: Bowling Green,
Walbridge or on the Bookmobile. Bingo cards can also be downloaded from the library’s website.
“This is the second year we have played Book Bingo,” said Michele Raine, assistant director. “We have
introduced some new squares this year, such as attending a library event or participating in a 200th
anniversary of Wood County activity. My favorite square is the ‘love the cover’ square because cover art
really affects your decision on whether to pick a particular book off the shelf.”
The game is for readers 18 and older and can be played as either a single bingo or as a complete
blackout. Single bingos are entered into a prize drawing and blackout bingos are entered into a drawing
for a grand prize. The game ends on March 31 and cards need to be returned to the library before closing
time that day.
“If you need suggestions for your square, just ask a librarian,” Raine said. “We love to talk about
For more information about Winter Book Bingo, call the Information Services Desk at 419-352-505.