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July 6 -12, 2020
Any Time Online

All ages welcome

All ages are welcome to join us for a zany, interactive puppet show filled with jokes, stories, and fun! Dewey the Dragon will share his version of classic fairy tales with a twist! The online puppet show will be available for one week starting on Monday, July 6th at 9:00 am. Check back here for the link to the video on Monday. For more information, please contact Melissa Tallis, Youth Services Coordinator, at 419-874-3135 x109 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday, July 9, 2020
2 pm to 3 pm
Ages: 8 – 12 years old

Join us as we talk about this month's book online using Zoom: "Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky" by Kwame Mbalia. Seventh-grader Tristan Strong feels anything but strong ever since he failed to save his best friend when they were in a bus accident together. All he has left of Eddie is the journal his friend wrote stories in. Tristan is dreading the month he’s going to spend on his grandparents’ farm in Alabama, where he’s being sent to heal from the tragedy. But on his first night there, a sticky creature shows up in his bedroom and steals Eddie’s journal. Tristan chases after it — is that a doll? — and a tug-of-war ensues between them underneath a Bottle Tree. In a last attempt to wrestle the journal out of the creature’s hands, Tristan punches the tree, accidentally ripping open a chasm into the MidPass, a volatile place with a burning sea, haunted bone ships, and iron monsters that are hunting the inhabitants of this world. Tristan finds himself in the middle of a battle that has left black American gods John Henry and Brer Rabbit exhausted. In order to get back home, Tristan and these new allies will need to entice the god Anansi, the Weaver, to come out of hiding and seal the hole in the sky. But bartering with the trickster Anansi always comes at a price. Can Tristan save this world before he loses more of the things he loves? Online registration is now open. For more information, please contact Alisha Nolin, Youth Services Librarian, at 419-874-3135 x107 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..