Upcoming programs and events at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St., are listed below.

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 or visit bexleylibrary.org.


Youth of all ages are invited to Stay and Play from 10 to 11 a.m. April 6. The program starts with a special storytime and craft, followed by puzzles and games.


Adults and youth in grades 3-6 can take part in a Mother/Daughter Book Club meeting from 3 to 4 p.m. 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. 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.


Adults can learn basic computer skills and use of the Internet in a Connect Ohio training course to be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. April 9 and 11.

To register, call 614-231-2793.


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. 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.

Talent show starts fundraising campaign

Montrose Elementary School will be hosting a student talent show at 6:30 p.m. April 8, in the school gymnasium, 2555 E. Main St.

The show will feature the talents of students in grades K-3 then those in grades 4-6.

The event will serve as the formal introduction of the Montrose Playground Project. The Montrose Parent Teacher Organization will be presenting a check to the Montrose Playground Project Fund to kick off a fundraising campaign. Proceeds will go toward renovating and improving the school's playground.

The show is free and open to the public.

Contributions to the Montrose Playground Project Fund will be accepted at the door, and all profits from concession sales will be donated to the fund as well.