November 2020 Newsletter

Virtual Tech Support Z Thursdays, November 5, 12, 19, 12 - 2 PM Need a little tech support? GMPL is offering virtual tech support via telephone, email, or Zoom. Registration is required. Please call the Library for details. Late Harvesting and Early Prepping Z Monday, November 9, 7 PM Are you interested in learning about late fall crops of root vegetables and leafy greens? Do you want to get a jump on your garden for next spring? Join Ann Chanon of the OSU Extension Office to discover how you can extend the fall season to harvest more and what you can do now to ready your garden for 2021. Virtual Monthly Book Club Z Thursday, November 19, 7 PM November's title is The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link for participating and is open until two days prior to the event. Book copies are available for pickup at the library (inside or through our contactless Take Out service) starting approximately one month in advance. Contact the Teen Librarian Did you know you can reach the teen librarian by email and text? Have a question or suggestion? Send her an email at or text at 440-340-3688. Responses will take place during work hours only. If you need immediate assistance, please call the Library. Inspired Readers (formerly Inspirational Book Club) Wednesday, November 11, 12 PM Join facilitator Peggy Wyar for a lively discussion of a different inspiring book each month. Feel free to bring your lunch. This event is held at the Harvest Christian Church, 907 Eastern Heights Blvd, Elyria.The title for November's meeting will be The Chapel Car Bride by Judith Miller. Copies of the title will be available in the library in advance of the meeting, while supplies last. Call the library for more information or to place a book on hold for our Take Out service. This is an in-person event. ADULT PROGRAMS Job Hunting in the Age of Covid Z Thursday, November 12, 6:30 PM TEEN PROGRAMS - Hot Cocoa at the Gazebo Thursday, November 5, 4 PM Stop by the Gazebo in downtown Grafton to chat and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. Please dress for the weather and practice social distancing of six feet or more. Masks are required between sips. Registration is not required. Virtual Anime & Manga Society Z Tuesday, November 10, 3:15 PM Join Crystal on Zoom for a virtual meet-up and the chance to catch up with other members. Registration and an email address is required to receive the link for Zoom. Participants who register early may pick up a bag of Anime snacks beginning Tuesday, October 20. IT'S ALL ABOUT BOOKS Deadly Cross by James Patterson Fortune and Glory by Janet Evanovich Wyoming True by Diana Palmer Daylight by David Baldacci Looking for your next great read? Log in to NoveList Plus and find great read-alikes for your favorite authors, books, and series. NoveList Plus also provides readers with book reviews, genre guides, and lists of recommended reads. You can also search for books you hear about on TV! Try it out today at Ages 12 - 18 or grades 7 -12. Golden Ticket and Instant Winner Contests The lucky teen to check out one of the two Golden Ticket books wins a gas card. Random titles are also chosen as instant winners and prizes are available to whoever chooses one. Z = Zoom Meeting HOT TITLES FOR NOVEMBER Reserve your copy today. The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, including how we look for work. Career Coach Cyndi McCabe will share strategies and techniques for a successful job search including how to build your network, successfully interview, and create a resume that gets noticed in these days of COVID19 and beyond!