The Putnam County District Library’s Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location will host a bilingual storytime at 10 a.m. Jan. 19. Children’s books will be read in Spanish and in English. There will also be snacks and crafts.
The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson. The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register. No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored. Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.
Read for L.I.F.E. will offer a tutor training class from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, with optional jail training at 9:30 a.m. Potential adult volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate, but no professional training or education is required. Registration is required by emailing email@example.com. Read for L.I.F.E. is designed to improve literacy in Hancock County through volunteers trained to act as tutors on a one-on-one basis with adult nonreaders. Read for L.I.F.E. estimates that approximately 8 to 10 percent of Hancock County adults cannot read well enough to function in today’s society.
Art Fun for the Whole Family will be held at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Bluffton Public Library. The program features arts and crafts activities for all ages. Participants will make a balanced mobile after reading about Alexander Calder or a drip painting inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock. Those attending should wear old clothes. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.