Starting Monday, June 13, 2016. as a part of the City of Tiffin – Downtown Interceptor Sewer Project, Washington Street will be closed between the intersections of North Washington and Frost Parkway/Water Streets and South Washington and East Perry Streets. The closure is expected to be in place for up four weeks.
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.
On Monday, June 27th through Friday, July 1, 2016, Vulcan Fire Protection will be installing a new water/fire line from the city water main into Lincoln Elementary School on Ohio Avenue between Dwight Street and Clinton Avenue. Barricades will be set up around this area.
Expectant mothers can learn about the advantages of breastfeeding, and meet other nursing mothers at La Leche League Meetings.
The Tiffin City Board of Education is having its regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Cafetorium at Tiffin Middle School.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to partner with community organizations to host the adult program series, “Wellness Wednesdays,” each week, as part of the summer reading program, “Exercise Your Mind, Read!” The programs will at 6:30 p.m. in the Frost Kalnow Room. They include:
“Learn Yoga with Tiffin YMCA’s Yoga Chuck,” Wednesday, June 8th;
“Intro to Balance and Flexibility with Bob Berg,” Wednesday, June 15th;
“YMCA Circuit Training,” Wednesday, June 22nd;
“What is Reiki? with Stein Hospice,” Wednesday, June 29th;
“Smooth Out Your Health with Smoothies,” Wednesday, July 6th;
“Know Your Blood Pressure with the Tiffin YMCA,” Wednesday, July 13th; and
“Learn About Exercise and Nutrition with the OSU Extension Office,” Wednesday, July 20th.
Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing when needed. Events are for adults with no registration necessary. For more information or for a complete list of summer reading events, call 419-447-3791 or log onto www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
The Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to partner with community organizations to host the teen program series, “Timeout Thursday,” every week, as a part of the summer reading program, “Get in the Game, Read!”
The first event is on Thursday, June 9th at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will be open swim at the Tiffin YMCA.
All other events will be at 2 p.m. They include:
“Zumba from Z Pulse,” Thursday, June 16th in the Frost Kalnow Room at the Library;
“Circuit Training with the YMCA,” Thursday, June 23rd in the Frost Kalnow Room at the Library;
“Library Yoga with Gem Yoga,” Thursday, June 30th at Gem Yoga Studio;
“CrossFit Training,” Thursday, July 7th at CrossFit Studios;
“Bowling at the Heritage Family Center,” Thursday, July 14 at the Heritage Family Center; and
Dance, Dance, DANCE,” Thursday, July 21st in the Kalnow Room at the Library.
All events are free. Some events do require registration, which can be done by calling the library or through the online calendar at www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org. The program is for teens entering grades 7 through 12. Permission slips, located at the Information Desk at the Library, must be filled out be a parent or guardian before the teen may participate. For more information of for a complete list of summer reading events, call 419-447-3751 or log onto www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.
The annual 4th of July Lawn Social and Flat Rock Parade will be held rain or sun on Monday, July 4th. The Social will be held in the shelter house behind the Methodist Church from 12 – 2 p.m. Root beer floats and cold beverages will be available in front of the church beginning at 2 p.m. Local artist, Jim Andrews, will be having a mini art show in front of the church. The traditional 4th of July parade will begin at 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to participate should be at the north end of Flat Rock by 2:30 p.m. Lineup will be on County Road 34. For parade information, call Kim Root at 419-217-7579. Parking is available at the Post Office or at the church. Everyone is welcome to come and have a great time.
A public hearing with Tiffin City Council will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 7:45 p.m. in City Hall for the consideration of:
2017 Tax Budget
Proposed Ordinance 16-41
At this time and place, anyone wishing to address the Council may come forward and direct their questions to the Council President.