Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.
The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 614-231-2793.
STAY AND PLAY
Youth of all ages are invited to Stay and Play from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6. The program starts with a special storytime and craft, followed by puzzles and games.
MOTHER/DAUGHTER BOOK CLUB
Adults and youth in grades 3-6 can take part in a Mother/Daughter Book Club meeting from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6. The topic will be Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz. Fathers, sons, aunts, uncles, grandparents and guardians also are welcome.
An Edible Book Festival is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Individuals, families, teens, and professionals are invited to create a book-related treat and bring it to the library to be judged, photographed and consumed.
Entries may relate to a book, be shaped like a book or be inspired by a title or a pun on a title.
Entry forms and information available at the library or on its website, bexleylibrary.org/ediblebooks.
READ WITH ROVER
Youth ages 5-10 can read a book of their choice to a trained therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, or May 16 at the library.
Registration is required. To sign up for a 15-minute time slot, call 614-231-2878 or stop by the Youth Services Department.
Students in grades 4-6 have an opportunity to celebrate National Scrabble Day from 4 to 5 p.m. April 12.
Guests can play Scrabble, Speed Scrabble, Boggle and other favorite word games.
Students in grades K-3 are invited to Travel Tales: Mexico from 4 to 4:45 p.m. April 15. Take a trip to Mexico through stories and crafts and hear why coyotes howl at the moon.
FAMILY HELPER MEET AND GREET
A Family Helper Meet and Greet program will help youth in grade 5-7 prepare for jobs as baby sitters from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 17, and 11 a.m. to noon April 20.
In part one, participants will work on their baby-sitting skills, learn tips for keeping kids entertained, and write their baby-sitting resumes. In part two, they will meet families looking for helpers.
Registration is required and can be completed by calling 614-231-2878 or emailng firstname.lastname@example.org.