Sunday announcements, Oct. 29

Come play at T-SPL

The junior department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host “Playtime @ the Library” 10 a.m.-noon Friday in the Frost Kalnow room at the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is hosted by Seneca County’s Help Me Grow. Toys and activities are to be offered to children ages 18 months to five-years old, to interact with their caregivers in an unstructured, creative play.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Knitting, crocheting group to meet

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Open Knitting (and Crocheting!) for knitters of all skill levels 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the Junior Home Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

Participants are to bring questions, discussion topics, knitting projects and are asked to bring their own yarn, needles and project.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Teen craft project announced

The teen department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Craftastic for teens 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

Teens in grades 6-12 are to paint rocks with kinds words and images to give to someone special or to keep for themselves.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Mystery lovers need apply

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host a new book discussion group for those who love mysteries — “Seneca County Sleuths” — at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 in the Junior Home Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The group is to discuss “Siracusa” by Delia Ephron.

The book is available for check out at the library.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Library plans baby group

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library has announced Bouncing Babies at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays.

Parents or caregivers and babies, ages birth to 18 months old, are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities, starting Nov. 7.

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


Come play at T-SPL for International Game Day

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and the International Cultural Center at the Tiffin Middle School are partnering to join hundreds of libraries throughout the country in observing International Games Day at your library 1-3 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Frost Kalnow room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

T-SPL is to have board game favorites available to play for all ages. Students from Heidelberg and Tiffin Universities also are to bring and play international games, such as the African game Mancala; Carrom and Parcheesi from India; and Chinese jump rope.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

MCL announces new fiction titles

SYCAMORE — Mohawk Community Library has announced new titles added to its circulation.

New titles include “Mind Game” by Iris Johansen, “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham, “Quick and Dirty” by Stuart Woods, “The It Girls” by Karen Harper and “How the Finch Stole Christmas!” by Donna Andrews.

Birchard branches announce event schedule

Birchard Public Library and its branches in Gibsonburg, Green Springs and Woodville, have programs scheduled for November.

All programs are free, but some require registration.

All locations are to be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The libraries are to close at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and be closed Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

The following is a list of events, dates and times:

Fremont, 423 Croghan St.:

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

• Story time for ages birth to 36 months, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

• Family story time, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Cartoon Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Friday. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Teen Writing Workshop, 4-5 p.m. Friday. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Pick of the Litter Book Discussion Group, 7-8:15 p.m. Nov. 9.

• Ruff & Read Readers, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 13 and 27.

• To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Teen Book Club, 4-5 p.m. Nov. 14. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Third Thursday Movie Group, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16.

• Lego Challenge, 4:30-5:45 p.m. Nov. 16.

• Family Game Day, 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 18. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Adult Coloring, 6:30-8:15 p.m. Nov. 27.

• Crochet Connection, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 28.

• Homeschooler’s Book Club, 1-2 p.m. Nov. 29. To register, call (419) 334-7101, ext. 209.

• Birchard Movie Classics, 1:30-4 p.m. Nov. 30.

Gibsonburg, 100 N. Webster St.:

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

• Poetry Writing for Homeschool Kids, 11 a.m. Thursday.

• Music Makers, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

• Book & Munch Bunch: Chapter books for grades 4-7, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8.

• Cookbook Club, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13.

• Book & Snack Pack: Chapter books for grades 1-4, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

• Book Bears: Early readers, 10:15 a.m. Nov. 16.

• Lego Challenge, 10 a.m. Nov. 25.

• Adult Book Discussion, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27.

Green Springs, 217 N. Broadway St.:

• Lego Club, 1 p.m. Saturday.

• Adult coloring, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

• Story time, 6 p.m. Nov. 27.

Woodville, 101 E. Main St.:

• Story time, 7 p.m. Mondays.

• Lego Club, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

• Wednesday Book Club, 7 p.m. Nov. 8.

• Kids Book Club, 6:15 p.m. Nov. 13.

• Turkey Crafts for Kids, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 18.

• Kids paint, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25.

• Crochet and more, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29.

Aspire, Kellys Services partner for classes

FREMONT — Vanguard-Sentinel Aspire Program is partnering with Kelly Services to offer a free, six-week class for adults to work toward taking the GED test.

Interested students must be 19 years of age and older and unemployed. Requirements include the ability to attend one of the three-hour orientation sessions and the 12 class sessions at the Ohio Means Jobs Center, 2511 Countryside Drive, Fremont.

Orientation sessions are to take place 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday or Thursday. Classes are to take place 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday Nov. 7-Dec. 14.

For more information, call (419) 334-6901, ext. 2703.

TU hosts criminal justice career fair

The Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education Career Fair is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in the Heminger Center at Tiffin University.

Organized by the Career Services office, the fair is to host representatives from federal, state and local agencies. Representatives are to be available to discuss career and internship opportunities and will accept resumes and conduct brief interviews for full-time, part-time and internship positions.

Terra State student of the month

FREMONT — The October 2017 Fremont Rotary Student of the Month is Sherri Wolt.

Wott is a Terra State Community College executive office administration major and is to graduate in May 2019.

She is a Fremont Ross High School graduate.

Terra foundation to kick off fund drive

FREMONT — Terra State College Foundation is raising money for its annual fund.

The foundation is to seek support through the end of the academic year. Contributions to the fund is to address three key areas, student success and completion, healthcare technologies and manufacturing technologies and skilled trades.

Starting this year, the foundation is to seek donors for the new Workforce Demand Scholarship that is to allow 2018 high school graduates to earn up to an associate degree tuition-free.

The foundation is to continue to focus on health care technologies. In particular, fitness equipment is available to students and the public. The equipment is in the Student Activity Center and is need of replacement.

Manufacturers in North Central Ohio are facing a critical challenge in finding qualified and trained employees. The foundation is to continue to support the need.

Contributions to the Terra College Foundation are tax deductible and can be made at any level and method.

To make a donation or for more information, call (419) 559-2261 or

email or visit

Local student inducted into nurses association

ASHLAND — Benjamin Cramer of New Washington was named a member of Ashland University’s Student Nurses Association.

Cramer is a 2014 graduate of Seneca East High School.

Tiffin native joins scholars program

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — Rushil Rana of Tiffin has been inducted as a member of the Leadership Scholars Program at John Carroll University.

The program is focused on developing student leaders of remarkable character who seek to become agents for transformative change on campus and in their future professions and communities. Those who are chosen for the program receive the Leadership Scholars Award, a $5,000 annually renewable scholarship.

Students inducted into leadership society

ASHLAND — Benjamin Cramer of New Washington and Haley Leeth of Sycamore have been inducted as members of the SCRUBS Society at Ashland University.

SCRUBS Society is an organization that seeks to provide leadership and encouragement to the students as well as engage in community service around Ashland and Mansfield.