The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library parking garage will be closed Thursday, April 2 and Monday, April 6 due to roadwork on Cory Street behind the library. The parking garage will be open Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4. The library is closed on Sunday, April 5 in observance of Easter. For further information contact the library at 419-422-1712. We apologize for the inconvenience. UPDATE: The parking garage is currently open on Wednesday, but there is roadwork at the intersection of Cory St. and Front. There may be delays in leaving the parking garage.
Read for L.I.F.E. will be offering a tutor training class on Friday, April 10th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Lindamood Room at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate however no professional training or education is required. There is an optional jail training class at 10:00 a.m.
Read for L.I.F.E. is designed to improve literacy in Hancock County through volunteers trained to act as tutors on a one-on-one basis with adult non-readers. Read for L.I.F.E. estimates that approximately 8-10% of Hancock County adults cannot read well enough to function in today’s society. RFL is an adult literacy programs which provides free reading and math instruction to adults with low literacy skills, English as a Second Language or are working toward the GED. Anyone 18 years or older and living or working in Hancock County can receive free help by calling 419-422-1712 ext.232. Registration is required by calling or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Read for L.I.F.E. is a program of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.
Are you interested in growing your own fresh produce this summer? Join us and learn about the community garden plots available to residents of Hancock County. This is a great opportunity to learn about gardening and receive support from gardening experts. Cathy Grossman, OSU Master Gardener, will be joined by Heather Hellman, United Way Halt Hunger Coordinator.
Early literacy tips and techniques for parents and caregivers. Includes a one per family copy of You, Me and the ABCs: 100-Ready-for-Reading Activities for Kids and Their Favorite Grown-ups by Michael Rosen. There will also be opportunity to sign your child up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.