GRANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY A mysterious creature has been sighted around downtown Granville! Teens - grab your phones and download a QR reader to join the hunt! Follow the clues and solve the mystery. Register and we'll send you the first clue to get you started. Scan the QR code at each location to get the next clue. Solve all the clues and email us your final solution to be entered into a drawing to win an Amazon gift card! ( ) Please remember to stay safe and social distance as you sleuth through town. GRANVILLE CRYPTID CAPER October 16-18 Unless otherwise stated, all programs are on Zoom. Register at to be emailed a link about an hour before the program. Adapting Hours. With Licking County currently being designated Level 2 (Orange) COVID-19 Public Emergency status, the library will once again adjust its hours and services. Beginning September 8, we will resume in-person browsing. The Library will be open Mondays, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Wednesdays, 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM; and Saturdays, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Should Licking County return to Level 3 (Red) status, the Library will return to hold pick-up only. Check In and Get Carded. upon receipt and may remain on your account for about a week after you return them. Late fines will not accumulate as the Granville Public Library is fine-free. We appreciate your patience as we ensure the safety of the materials that we circulate. Can't find your library card or need a new one? Residents of the Granville Exempted School District may apply for one via the Granville Public Library website. Go to: to learn more. Please keep in mind that returned items are quarantined  THE TIMES (& more!), THEY ARE A-CHANGIN'. Mini Pumpkin Knit-a-Long October 6 & 7 | 6-8:00 PM | Teen & Adult Join us on Zoom to knit a gourd-geous little pumpkin. We'll supply the yarn and stuffing, you supply the Size 2 double-pointed or circular needles, yarn needle, and scissors. Needle Felted Spider Friday, October 23 | 6-7:30 PM Teens - join us on Zoom to make a cute needle felted black spider! Register by noon on October 21 to reserve your supply kit. OCTOBER FRIDAY FIRST Teen Tie-Dye at Wildwood Friday, September 4 | 5 Sessions 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 or 7:30 PM Wildwood Park Shelterhouse Register for a half-hour session. We'll supply a t-shirt and mask to tie dye.  Register by Sept. 1 to reserve a t-shirt in your size. Only 4 teens allowed per session. Wearing a mask is mandatory to participate in this program. To ensure safe social distancing, please drop-off and pick-up your teen in a timely manner. Please - no hanging out before or after their registered time spot at the shelter house. Trick or Treat BINGO Friday, October 2 | 5:30-7:00 PM Will you win a trick or a treat? We're taking this popular annual teen event online! Only the fates can decide if you win something wacky like a pair of squirrel underpants or coveted like a gift card. EVENTS FOR TEENS. Rising Grades 7-12 217 E . B r oadway | Gr anv i l l e , Oh i o | 740 - 587 - 0196 | www. Gr anv i l l e L i b r a r y . o r g Teen Action Group (T.A.G) Tuesday, September 8 | 5-6:00 PM We're meeting to discuss student outreach opportunities. Bi-Weekly Dungeons & Dragons Adventures via Thursdays | 6-8:00 PM September 10, 24 & October 8, 22 Adventure awaits! Register to join in on a D&D quest. New to the world of D&D? Register for our Learn to Play session on Thursday, September 3. Mixed Media Third Sunday of the Month September 20 & October 18 |5-6:00 PM Teens-come share your recommendations for books, movies and TV. We'll feature the latest titles available to check out if you are looking for your next favorite book or movie. It's an open mic opportunity for you to share! Monthly Jackbox Games Fourth Wednesday of the Month September 23 & October 28 | 4-5:00 PM Join us for an hour of games like Quiplash, Drawful, Murder Trivia Party, Tee K.O. and more!  Space is limited. RECURRING: Learn to Play Dungeons & Dragons Thursday, September 3 | 2 Sessions 6:00-7:00 PM or 7:00-8:00 PM New to D&D? Join us to learn, then register for our bi-weekly D&D Adventures beginning Thursday, September 10. COVID & the College Search Tuesday, September 15 | 7-8:00 PM How has the landscape of college admissions changed since COVID-19? What about the search process for families? Admissions? Testing? Campus Visits? Financial Aid? Every aspect of the process has been touched by the pandemic. Learn some pro-tips for navigating admissions in our new reality. Parents and students in grades 10-12, join us for this presentation by Amber Gilsdorf College Planning Consultant for Estrela Consulting, LLC. Thurber House Writing Workshop: Ghost Story Writing Monday, September 28 | 2-4:00 PM Resurrect the dead. Romance a ghoul. Create a zombie army. The Thurber House will go over the ins and outs of a good scary story, and then turn students loose to write their own. We focus on how to create a suspenseful page-turner and how it can be successful without always being gory. SEPTEMBER Is Back! Exclusively for Grades 7-12 programs for September and October will be virtual via Zoom. Any in-person programs will be offered outdoors with social distancing guidelines in place to protect attendees and staff. Check out this newsletter to see all our programs, from crafts to game nights to topical discussions. We've even extended our very popular annual trick-or-treat event and made it Beggar's Month! Some, but Different.  As always, the Granville Public Library will continue to offer great programs for all ages. Most Bundle Up. request a Book Bundle! Library Staff will gather books that fit your needs. The Book Bundle Request Form may be found on the Library website and you will be notified once your bundles are ready for pick-up. Looking for books on a particular topic or by a specific author, but don't know where to start? You can