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March is CommunityREAD Month - Hillbilly Elegy

March is CommunityREAD Month.  Copies of the Hillbilly Elegy are available for loan at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library and will be provided to area school libraries. Unlimited borrowing of Hillbilly Elegy eBooks and audiobooks now available through Overdrive -- unlimited borrowing and no wait for six weeks (started Feb. 17). J.D. Vance, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Hillbilly Elegy, will visited Hancock County to a sold out crowd on Thursday, March 22 during a CommunityREAD public presentation at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. 

Read for L.I.F.E. Tutor Training. February 9. 9:30-3:30 p.m.

Read for L.I.F.E. needs you!
We Help Adult Learners - Become a Read for L.I.F.E tutor.

Read for L.I.F.E. will be offering a tutor training class on Friday, February 9, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Lindamood Room.  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.  Read for L.I.F.E. is looking for volunteers to teach reading, writing, English, life skills and subject areas of the GED including math, social studies, and science.  Registration is required by calling or e-mailing readforlife@findlaylibrary.org.

Click here for more information about the Read for L.I.F.E. program. 

Give the Gift of Reading

Give the Gift of Reading this year!  For more information about the Gift of Reading, click here.  Donations to Gift of Reading may be made at the check-out desk in the library lobby area or by mail at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, Gift of Reading, 206 Broadway, Findlay, OH 45840. For further information call the library at 422-1712.

Introducing Hoopla! Free with Library Card!

What is Hoopla?

Hoopla is a digital media service that enables you to borrow a great selection of eBooks, audiobooks, movies, television shows and music via your browser, smartphone or tablet. Easy to use. No waiting to borrow. Automatic returns. Library patrons are allowed to check out 10 items per month. To access Hoopla and to stream content, you must be connected to the Internet. To register, you will need a valid email address, your library card number and your pin. 

How long do I keep what I've checked out? 

Movies and TV content: 3 days
Music Albums: 7 days
Audiobooks: 21 days
eBooks: 21 days
Comic Books: 21 days

To learn more, visit https://www.hoopladigital.com

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