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Bexley Public Library programs

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.

EDIBLE BOOK

FESTIVAL

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.

NATIONAL

SCRABBLE DAY

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.

TRAVEL TALES:

MEXICO

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 yabexley@bexleylibrary.org.

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