Sunday announcements, Sept. 9

Crochet group to meet

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Sit & Stitch 1:30-3:30 p.m. today and Sept. 16, 23 and 30 in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for knitters and crocheters of all skill levels. Participants are to bring their own yarn, needles and knitting/crocheting projects.

Story time for preschool-aged children at T-SPL

Preschool story time program is to take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday and Sept. 18 and 25 in the Frost Kalnow Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, poems, songs, finger plays, crafts and more.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

Toddler program to change date

The Youth Services Department of the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced a date change for Toddler Tales.

The program is to take place at 10 a.m. Thursday and Sept. 20 and 27 in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is developed for children ages 1 1/2-3 years old and encourages movement through rhymes, stories, songs and dancing.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Changes to Bouncing Babies program

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced a time change for Bouncing Babies.

The program now is take place at 11 a.m. Thursday and Sept. 20 and 27 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features interactive rhymes, songs and stories.

For more information or to register, call (419) 447-3751 or email

juniorlibrary@tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

Teen crafting program announced

The Youth Services Department of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Craftastic for teens at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

Teens in grades 6-12 are to learn how to use Perler beads to create keychains, pins and magnets.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or follow the library on Facebook or Twitter.

Families can enjoy story time at T-SPL

The Youth Services Department is to offer Family Story Time at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 20 and 27 and at 10 a.m. Friday and Sept. 28 in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The Friday event is to take place in the Junior Home Room.

The program features stories, songs, rhymes for the family.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

TAB to meet

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s Youth Services Department is to host a Teen Advisory Board meeting 4-5 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The meeting is for teens in grades 6-12 to help in choosing teen activities at the library, suggest books, movies, music and games for the library to purchase.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

T-SPL Anime Club to meet

The Youth Services Department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host the Anime Club from 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The club meets twice a month to discuss the pop culture phenomenon.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

T-SPL, United Way to host Storybook Festival

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and Tiffin-Seneca United Way again are to partner for the fifth annual Storybook Festival 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 6 at Tiffin Middle School, 103 Shepherd Drive.

The theme for this year’s festival is “Goodnight Moon!”

Local businesses and organizations are to host booths that have activities, games or crafts promoting a favorite storybook. Community celebrities and authors are to read stories and chat with children about their love of reading or writing.

To take part in the festival, visit www.tiffinsenecalibrary.org or call (419) 447-3751 or email tschanka@tiffinsenecalibrary.org.

Birchard library to offer activities in September

Birchard Public Library has a variety of upcoming programming events at all four locations.

Programs are free, but some events require registration.

The follow is the schedule of events at Birchard’s four locations:

Main Library, 423 Croghan St., Fremont:

• Story times for 3-5 year olds, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays or 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Story times for birth to 36 months, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays or 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Family story times, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

• Teen movie night, 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Monarch Magic, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. To register, visit www.birchard.org or call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Crochet Connection, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.

• Third Thursday Movie Club, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 20.

• Lego Challenge, 4:30-6 p.m. Sept. 20.

• Adult Coloring, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Sept. 24.

• Movie Classic Club: Masterpieces of Alfred Hitchcock, 1:30-4 p.m. Sept. 27.

• Skype with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eric Foner, 7 p.m. Sept. 27.

Gibsonburg branch, 100 N. Webster St.:

• Nature Night: Butterflies, 6:30 p.m. Monday. To register, call (419) 637-2173.

• Preschool story time, 11 a.m. Thursdays.

• Nature Night: Butterflies, 6:30 p.m. Monday. To register, call (419) 637-2173.

• Book & Munch Bunch: Chapter Books, grades 4-7, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19.

• Book Bears: Early Readers, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20.

• Lego Challenge, 10 a.m. Sept. 22.

• Adult Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Green Springs branch, 217 N. Broadway St.:

• Rock Painting Monday, 6 p.m. Sept. 17.

• Story time, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

Woodville branch, 101 E. Main St.:

• Wednesday Book Club, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• Chess & Checkers, 4 p.m. Thursday.

• Crochet and More, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26.

• Kidz & Canvas, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 29. To register, call (419) 849-2744.

At the schools

SMYL to host fundraiser

Seneca Mentoring Youth Links is to host Cork for a Cause 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Ralph’s Joy of Living in Tiffin.

Cost is $20, with 50 percent of tickets to benefit SMYL along with 10 percent of sales.

Arc group donates iPads to Mohawk for special needs programs

SYCAMORE — The Arc of Wyandot County Board President Karen Walter and Treasurer Chris Beamer presented 20 iPads to support the education of special needs students at Mohawk Local Schools.

Mohawk’s special needs programs support students throughout the area.

TU awarded OSS Joint Solid Waste District grant

The Competitive Funding program of the Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County Joint Solid Waste Management District awarded Tiffin University a $7,079 grant to be used for six recycled outdoor picnic tables, eight recycled benches, four Adirondack chairs and three recycled item containers.

The “Green Initiative” project has a campus-wide recycling program for paper and newspaper and a tray-less policy in the dining hall and bottle, can and plastic recycling bins.

The recycled plastic lumber is 35 percent recycled content. The project is to also support healthy, outdoor activities — which promotes socialization, relaxation, passive recreation and educational activities.

The grant is to benefit an estimated 2,000 students, faculty, staff and campus visitors.

Elks offers scholarships

Elks National Foundation announced the start of the 2019 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest.

The scholarship is available to high school seniors who are United States citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. Males and females compete separately and are judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need.

The application is to be completed and submitted online by Nov. 15. The 500 national winner are then to be announced in April 2019. The top 20 finalists are to participate in the Leadership Weekend in Chicago April 11-14.

To fill out an application, visit elks.org/scholars.

Brown announces funds to benefit at Terra State

WASHINGTON — Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $287,916 grant to the Terra College Foundation to offset the cost of equipment at the Terra State Leadership and Entrepreneur Center in Fremont.

The TSLEDC is to offer entry, mid-senior and C-level leadership training. It also is to host monthly and quarterly programs with prominent business leaders and organizations.

The funds for this grant are part of the USDA’s Rural Development initiative.

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