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Ida Rupp Public Library 310 Madison St., Port Clinton, OH | 419-732-3212 |

December 2013

3 (Tuesday)

11 (Wednesday)

10:00am-3:30pm One-On-One Help (Please call 419-732-3212 to register)

10:00am Movie & Discussion: The Kid

12 (Tuesday)

5 (Thursday) 3:00pm Pinterest 7:00pm Mystery Book Discussion: The Gray Ghost Murders

6 (Friday) 2:00pm Art of Ancient Egypt w/ Sean Crum 6:00pm Columbus Children’s Theatre: Mr. Scrooge

8 (Sunday) 2:00pm Holiday Sounds w/ Rosemary Schramm

10:00am-3:30pm One-On-One Help (Please call 419-732-3212 to register)

13 (Friday) 10:00am Friday Morning Book Discussion: The Sister’s Brothers 7:00pm Movies @ the Library: Man of Steel

18 (Wednesday) 6:00pm Cookbook Club Favorite holiday dish– bring your recipe and dish to share

19 (Thursday)

10 (Tuesday) 10:00am - 3:30pm One-On-One Help (Please call 419-732-3212 to register) 10:00am Just the Facts: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks 2:00am Garden Series: Gardens of Central Ohio 5:30pm Euchre

6:30pm Do You Bigfoot?

24 (Tuesday)


25 (Wednesday) 31 (Tuesday)



Happy Holidays!

Current Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9:30 - 8:30

Friday - Saturday 9:30 - 5:30

Sunday 1:00 - 4:00

Art of Ancient Egypt presented by Art Historian Sean Crum

December 6 @ 2:00 PM New @ Ida Rupp - click picture to go to the link

December Discussions Mystery

Friday Morning


Just the Facts

P.A.L. Play and Literacy Looking for something to do with your child? During the months of November and December, the beach room will be open for play and literacy activities with your baby, toddler and/or preschooler. Activities will change each week. Invite a friend and come play and learn together!

Open Monday through Thursday 10:00-5:30 Friday from 10:00-5:00 November 11-December 31 *Child must be accompanied at all times by a caregiver. Ida Rupp Public Library 419-732-3212

Ida Rupp Public Library proudly presents the

performance of Mr. Scrooge Friday, December 6 6:00 p.m. Ages 4 and older welcome to attend. The 3rd St. door will open at 5:45 p.m. Performance will be approximately 50 minutes with a question and answer time after the show. No registration required.

Book Discussions at Ida Rupp Public Library There are three monthly book discussions at the library. New members are always welcome. Copies of the next title for discussion are available at the public services desk.

Friday Morning Discussion: Generally held on the 4th Friday of each month at 10:00 am. This group discusses a variety of fiction and non-fiction titles.

Just the Facts Discussion: Generally held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. This group discusses non-fiction titles.

Mystery Book Discussion: Generally held on the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. This group discusses mystery and thriller titles.

Movie and Discussion

Generally held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10am. This group watches a classic movie and then discusses the movie.

Garden Series Discussion at Ida Rupp Public Library Master Gardener and author, Mary Strayer, presents discussions on gardening. The Garden Series is generally held on a Tuesday every month at 2 p.m.

Ida’s Ingredients Cookbook Club Generally help the third Wednesday of every month at 6pm. Books are available on the spinning rack in front of the book sale books in the middle of the library. Please bring your own place setting (plate, silverware) for each meeting. Refreshments will be provided. You should make and bring one regular-size recipe. Recipes should be prepared at home prior to the meeting. The library kitchen has a microwave that can be used for re-heating if necessary. The club is free and open to the public. Please call us to register at 419-732-3212.

Do You Believe? Discussion Generally the third Thursday of every month at 6:30pm. We will talk about different legends. Do you believe in Aliens? Bigfoot? What are your thoughts on the Loch Ness? Vampires?

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Connie’s blog about Port Clinton history:

Port Clinton: Then and Now

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Ida Rupp Public Library Deborah Loiacono, Director Lauren Lemmon, Assistant Director Jennifer Buch, Youth Services IDA RUPP PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES James Widmer, President Margy VanLerberghe, PhD, Secretary Nancy Bailey Larry Hattan Jane Held Maryann Laubner Barbara Wenzinger FRIENDS OF THE IDA RUPP PUBLIC LIBRARY EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS Peggy Debien, President Susan Smith, Vice President John Gibson, Treasurer Marlene Gulas Catharine Hadley Judy McKenna Arnie Milefchik Sandra Pick Roland Roder

December 2013 Ida Rupp Public Library newsletter  

Free programs for all ages in December at Ida Rupp Public Library, Port Clinton, Ohio.