Events

Spring 2019

Date Time Event Location
Description Cost & Registration
Tuesday, January 15
6:00 PM Book Trivia Night
Wood County District Public Library
Calling all bookworms! This edition of Trivia Night encourages teams of up to four members to come show off their knowledge of books. Snacks provided and prizes awarded to the top two teams.

Free

No registration

Monday, January 21 3:30 PM
Mock Printz
Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B
Join us in attempting to determine which young adult book will win the coveted Printz medal this year.

Free

No registration

Tuesday, January 22
3:30 PM
Mock Caldecott
Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B
Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Caldecott medal this year.

Free

No registration

Tuesday, January 22 7:00 PM
Book Launch Celebration: Lindsay Moore's Sea Bear
Wood County District Public Library Atrium
Lindsay Moore will share her process of creating a picture book, answer questions, and autograph copies of her brand new book.

Free

No registration

Thursday, January 24 3:30 PM Mock Newbery   Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B
Join us in attempting to determine which picture book will win the coveted Newbery medal this year.

Free

No registration

Monday, January 28 11:00 AM Youth Media Awards
Curriculum Resource Center, Room 210B Join us for a live-streaming of the Youth Media Awards, where we'll see which children's books win coveted literary awards, including the Coretta Scott King Medal, the Printz Medal, the Caldecott Medal, the Newbery Medal, and more!

Free

No registration

Tuesday, February 19
7:00 PM Youth Community Reads Author Event: Tony DiTerlizzi
BGCS Performing Arts Center Award-winning author Tony DiTerlizzi will present about his work, including his beloved book Kenny and the Dragon.

Free

No registration

Wednesday, February 27
7:00 PM
Jerome Unplugged: Fiber Arts
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library Get your Rumpelstiltskin on by making a drop spindle and learning how to spin straw* into gold.** No finger-pricking-induced-century-long naps, we promise! Free
Monday, March 11
11:00 AM
Lindsay Ward, Children's Author and Illustrator
Sky Bank Room, BTSU
After a successful visit in autumn, children’s author/illustrator Lindsay Ward will return to the BGSU campus to present about both her artistic journey and her techniques. Her presentation will be open to the public and will be followed by a book signing.

Free

No registration

Wednesday, March 27 7:00 PM Jerome Unplugged: Origami Night
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library Learn the ancient tradition of paper-folding with a published expert! No need for an art degree or crafty qualities to excel at this art! Free
Wednesday, April 24 7:00 PM
Jerome Unplugged: Cupcake Decorating
Pallister Conference Room, Jerome Library Are you destined for Sugar Rush or Nailed It!? Learn the foundational techniques of cupcake decorating and test your skill – and also eat cupcakes. Free
Saturday, May 4 10:00 AM
Literacy in the Park
Perry Field House
Literacy in the Park returns for its 14th year in the Perry Field House. This year’s author, Lindsay Ward, will bring her unique style and approach to a larger audience, along with countless exhibitors who will engage the public in literacy programs and activities.

Free

No registration

Contact Joe Prince by email (jjprinc@bgsu.edu) or phone (419-372-7308) if you have questions about any of these events.