Altered Book Competition

The Friends of the Library will host the 6th annual altered books competition during the Friends Book and Bake Sale on July 22nd. The contest is free and open to all age groups. To enter, participants must create an art or craft using books in some way. They may use their own books or may ask at the Bahlow Bookstore Staff for free discarded books.wiz of oz altered book

Deadline for entries is Thursday, July 20th at 8:00 p.m. Rules and entry forms are available at the library’s circulation desk. Gift certificates to the Bahlow Bookstore and Café will be awarded to the winners. Voting will take place by the public during the Book and Bake Sale.

altered book example


Game Night


Need to get out of the house this summer? Need to be in the cool air conditioning for a bit this summer?

If you’re 10 years old or older, join us for our Game Nights the first Wednesday of every month! The library has a fantastic assortment of fun and challenging board games, and we love teaching you how to play. Some of the games we will play include: Tsuro, Splendor, Tiny Epic Galaxies, Settlers of Catan, and many more. Game days will be July 5th, August 2nd, and September 6th at 6 p.m.

Craft Night

Our monthly craft night is open to all adults, but seating is limited so call the library at 483-2713 to sign up.

Tuesday, May 16, 6:00 p.m.

It’s time for some spring cleaning. I will bring out everything I have in the craft closet so we can use up any extra supplies. Come make a project we’ve done in the past. Some project’s we’ve done in the past are:frames
sun catchers
decoupage wooden picture frames
bath bombs
string art
ribbon flowers
paint chip artpaint swatch
washi tape covered notebook

Game Night

Thanks to a generous donation from Gary Bahlow, the library has started a collection of board games. We are itching to teach you how to play these amazing games so we’ll be having monthly game nights at the library! Join us on the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Due to age limits on these games, our Wednesday evening game nights will be ages 10 and up. Some of the games we will be playing include: Catan, Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Pandemic, Tiny Epic Galaxies, and more.