May 2022 Newsletter

NORTHSTAR COMPUTER CLASS There will be one Northstar computer class this month on May 3 at 10:00 AM in Reference. The Northstar Digital Literacy program allows people to take online courses to build up their computer skills. It starts with the most basic lessons, such as figuring out the different parts of a computer, and learning what they do. Later it expands to the internet, email, using Windows, the various Microsoft programs, and even social media. You can learn more about it via its website: ORGANIZING YOUR AFFAIRS Would you like to improve your wellbeing and peace of mind? Professional speakers are coming once a month to share their expertise on several topics to help you with your life—from financial to end of life. There will be an introductory meeting on Thursday, May 26 at 10:00 AM in the McClean Room to learn more about how this series of programs will benefit you. Refreshments will also be provided. Please RSVP to the event by contacting Linda Gutierrez, Business Development Liaison with Ohio Living Hospice and Palliative Care, at 419-327-7832. The first 10 individuals who RSVP and attend the program will receive a door prize. After the introductory May meeting, the next informational one will start Wednesday, June 8 also at 10:00 AM in the McClean Room. These monthly meetings will continue through December. SMARTPHONE PHOTO CONTEST There are THREE categories, and you can submit one photo per category if you wish. They are:  Oceans of Possibilities  Library Life  Fostoria Favorites Staff will select one winner per category (and each will receive 10 tickets) and the public will vote for their favorite of those three photos. The overall winner will earn a $25 Kroger gift card and 10 more tickets towards the drawing. A paper with more information will be available soon. OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES: Adult Summer Reading starts June 1 There are A LOT of possibilities to earn a prize this year for the Adult Summer Reading Program. Simply coming in to use the copier, print some papers, check out materials, etc. will earn you a ticket for the coupon drawing. This drawing will be weekly and you can win coupons to use at local businesses. If you want to challenge yourself more for a chance to win one of three GRAND PRIZES, which include two $100 Kroger gift cards and one $100 Amazon gift card, then here’s what you can do:  Read a book (eBook/audio included)  Solve our own Library Wordle  Attend a program  Participate in the Photo Contest There will still be a Beanstack Challenge that will also earn you tickets for the Grand Prizes Drawing. The only difference is you will get tickets by the amount of time you spend reading vs. the number of books. Summer Reading will end on Saturday, August 13. Kaubisch Memorial Public Library 205 Perry St. Fostoria, OH 44830 Ph. 419-435-2813 Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm Friday & Saturday 9am-2pm Website: Email (for general inquiries): Social Media: @kaubischlibrary Beanstack: