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Read for L.I.F.E. Volunteers Needed

Read for L.I.F.E. is a program of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library that is designed to improve literacy in Hancock County. The program uses volunteers trained as tutors for adult non-readers, providing free reading and math instruction to those with low literacy skills. While all of the tutoring services and materials are free, Read for

Passion Pantries Offered Throughout Hancock County

Recently “Passion Pantries” have been popping up all throughout Findlay and Hancock County. Passion Pantries are small, stand-alone pantries stocked by donations from the community and can be accessed by anyone in need. An Opening Ceremony for the first Passion Pantry located at 545 Winfield Ave. was held August 20th and ground was broken for

Bluffton Public Library Offers a New Service

Bluffton Public Library now offers its library cardholders access to Lynda.com’s library of instructional videos. While Lynda.com usually requires a paid subscription, Bluffton Public Library cardholders can access Lynda.com content from any computer with an internet connection simply by entering their library card number and 4-digit PIN. Now owned by LinkedIn, Lynda.com has been the

Kroger to Phase Out Plastic Bags

In August the Kroger Co. announced they will be phasing out single-use plastic bags to transition to reusable bags over the next few years. “As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste commitment, we are phasing out use-once, throw-it-away plastic bags and transitioning to reusable bags in our stores by 2025,” said Rodney McMullen,

Nailed It! Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween can creep up on us and become a potentially time-consuming holiday. Sometimes our kids’ elaborate costume ideas have to be pushed aside for something quicker, cheaper, and all around easier. But, do no fear! We have three super simple costume ideas that require little time and use materials found around the house. They are adorable, unique, and can be used for almost any age or gender!