Two new eReaders are now available for check out from Tiffin-Seneca Public Library. A Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and a Kindle Paperwhite have replaced two old eReaders. Only T-SPL patrons are able to check out the devices, which are preloaded with best sellers and classics. Patrons will not be able to download any content to the device. eReaders can be checked out for three weeks and can be renewed one time. An eReader can be placed on reserve be going to the library’s online catalog at www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org or at the Check Out Desk. Patrons must be 16 years and older with a valid library card. All borrowers must complete and sign a borrowing agreement before checking the device out. A late fee will be $5 per day and other fines will be assessed for damage, loss or theft of the device. eReaders must be returned to the library, not in the book or media return. For more information, call 419-447-3751.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has added fourteen new magazines titles to the download service, Zinio for Libraries. The Titles added include: “Allrecipes,” “House Beautiful,” “Midwest Living,” “OK Magazine,” “Woman’s Day,” “Star,” “Food Network,” “Popular Mechanics,” “Runner’s World,” “Grit,” “Kiplinger’s,” “Personal Finance,” “Do-It-Yourself,” “Family Tree,” and “The Week.” Through the Library’s website, www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org, library card holders have unlimited access to complete digital magazines for free. Magazines can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. The new service digitally recreates magazines page for page and includes full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Magazines are instantly available, there are no holds, no due dates and patrons are able to keep the issue forever. There is no limit to the number of magazines downloaded. New issues are released at the same time as the print copies, and patrons may sign up for email notifications of the new issue. For more information, call the Library at 419-447-3751 or go to www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2016. as a part of the City of Tiffin – Downtown Interceptor Sewer Project, South Monroe St. and Riverside Drive will be closed between South Washington and East Perry Streets through July 29, 2016.
Starting Tuesday, July 5, 2016, as part of the City of Tiffin – Sandusky Street Project, Sandusky Street will be closed between Miami and Hall Sts. for 4 months.
Starting Monday, July 18, 2016 through Friday, July 29, 2016, as a part of the City of Tiffin – 2016 Pavement Repair Program, Longfellow Drive, Melissa, Plum, and Webster Streets, and Remus and Braden Courts will have closures for street paving.
Starting Monday, July 18, 2016 through Thursday, July 28, 2016, as a part of the city of Tiffin – Downtown Interceptor Sewer Project, the East Perry and South Monroe Streets intersection will be closed for sewer work. Detours will be posted.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has received a grant from the Tiffin Community Foundation’s Betty Jane Memorial Fund to fund a new book group for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. The Library is to partner with the School of Opportunity for the “Next Chapter Book Club,” a book group solely for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Members will meet twice a month at the library to read and discuss a book of their choosing.The Betty Jane Memorial Fund is committed to supporting charitable organizations and activities in Tiffn, Ohio and the surrounding area, which assist and promote physical, mental, social vocation rehabilitation for people with disabilities. For more information on the book group, please call the library at 419-447-3751.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Open Knitting (and Crocheting!) for knitters of all skill levels on Wednesday, July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th at 6 to 8 p.m. in the Junior Home Room. Participants may bring questions, discussion topics, knitting and crocheting projects and are asked to bring their own yarn, needles and project. The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. For information, go online to www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org or call 419-447-3751.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the next Ink Well Writing Club meeting on Tuesday, August 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Kernan Computer Lab. All types of writers serious about sharpening their skills with review and critique by their peers are welcome to join. Participants are asked to submit writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 25th. Samples will be shared with peers prior to the first meeting and privacy will be respected. No registration is necessary. For more information, call the Library at 419-447-3751 or go to the online calendar at www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
The Bascom United Methodist Church is hosting the annual B.U.M. Church Car Show to be held on August 7th, 2016, noon thru 3 p.m. at 5660 West Tiffin St., Bascom. It’s free to register. The first 75 classic vehicle entrants will receive a dash plaque and all classic car drivers will receive a free lunch. Come early and attend the worship service at 10 a.m., have lunch on the church lawn, and reclaim those memories of cars and years gone by.