Bucyrus Public Library Briefs

Author Trevor Zahara at library Sept. 8

The library will host Bucyrus native Trevor Zahara on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. Zahara will discuss his book, “Confessions of an OSU Usher.” Zahara’s book is filled with experiences of his time as an OSU usher, anecdotes from past coaches,and pictures of all things Buckeye-related.

Zahara’s presentation will include an interactive discussion of his career and a trivia contest for fans. This event is free and open to the public. It will be in the library’s Room AB. For information, visit the main circulation desk or call Susan Keller at 419-562-7327, ext. 101.

Library ups online and mobile access

BUCYRUS — Bucyrus Public Library is making available thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics through a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com).

Bucyrus area card-holders can now download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of artists and titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow 24/7, for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.

“Our goal is to be the hub for recreational and informational content in the Bucyrus community,” said Brenda Crider, Director of the Bucyrus Public Library. “Our new partnership with hoopla digital helps further our mission by giving patrons 24/7 access to the library and thousands of educational and popular titles, to accommodate their varying interests. The exciting part is that since the service is digital, there is no waiting period for popular titles and hoopla’s automatic return means no late fees.”

National Library Card Sign-Up Month

The library is celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month throughout September. Stop at the main circulation desk to sign-up for a new card, or replace an existing card for free. Be prepared for the school year, access free internet, or just check out one of our new fall favorites.

For information, visit the circulation desk or call 419-562-7327, ext. 100.