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January 22, 2020

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Final Young Mom Support Class at Alger Public Library on Friday

The final Young Mom Support Class will be this Friday, May 31, hosted by the Alger Public Library. Each class is from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. in the library.

Topics discussed:
• Let's talk: Money, money, money

These classes cover budgeting, nutrition, development, health and safety, among other topics. 

This program is for young mothers, from teenage up to 25 years old. To pre-register, please call 419-757-7755 or email shensley@seolibraries.org.

Little Sparks: Goo Crew announces summer plans

Children (birth to Pre-K) and parents, grandparents, caregivers, or friends can participate in OSU Extension: Hardin’s Little Sparks: Goo Crew summer activities this summer.

 Lil Sparks: Goo Crew  offers adults and youth a variety of activities to encourage social-emotional, cognitive, physical and language development. 

The program encourages intergenerational learning and a place for adults to learn more about child development. 

The group meets every first and third Wednesday of the month from 10 – 11 a.m. at the Spark Lab in the Hardin County Extension Office unless noted. 

Pet a puppy at Alger Public Library

Polaw Paws visit on May 30 at noon

Polar Paws dogs will be at the library at noon, on Thursday, May 30. These pups are service dogs in training, through 4 Paws for Ability at Ohio Northern University.

Children are encouraged to pet and read to these puppies. The library is located 100 W. Wagner, St., Alger.

Library's monthly book club meets June 4

discussing "Fer-de-lance" by Rex Stout

The library's June book group will discuss "Fer-de-lance" by Res Stout on Tuesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. at the library. The adult book club meets on the first Tuesday of the month, and is open to the public. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

Girl’s Group planning summer activities

Girls between 4th and 8th grade are invited to OSU Extension: Hardin’s Girl’s Group summer activities.

Girl’s Group brings together public school and homeschooled girls to work on strengthening friendships and developing overall confidence, positive self-image and self-esteem, and leadership skills through a variety of hands-on education and activities. 

The group meets on selected Fridays at the Spark Lab in the Hardin County Extension Office unless noted in the schedule. The first meeting is Friday, May 31, in Lima for a fun night from 4-10 p.m.

Crimson Lane craft beer and wine night; Shifferly Road band, Thurday evening

Crimson Lane, 4600 County Road 1, Ada will host a craft beer and wine night from 6 to 10 p.m., Thursday, May 23, according to Jodi Willeke.

The evening features craft beers from Fat Heads, Moeller and Rhinegeist.

The event includes live music from Shifferly Road Band of Bluffton and a slow smokin’ barbecue food truck.

Crimson Lane opened this past winter. It hosts events such as weddings, anniversaries, reunions, and business conferences and meetings. It  is located 3 miles north of Ada on the Hardin-Hancock County Line Road and 2.5 miles east of State Route 235.