SPL programs include Anime Club

Come to the Swanton Public Library from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, for an afternoon all about anime. This month, attendees will try some Japanese sweets along with other snacks and drinks, and of course watch three episodes of anime chosen by the attendees. No registration required for this free program for grades 6-12.

Call the library at 419-826-2760, stop by, or visit the website at www.swantonpubliclibrary.org for more information. Swanton Library is located at 305 Chestnut St.


Children in grades K-5 are invited to celebrate thankfulness at the library with Gerald and Piggie at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.

They will read a few books readers’-theater style, play some games, and make a gobbly-good craft. Register online, at the front desk, or by phone. Free.

Paws to Read

Paw to Read combines kids, dogs, and books. Children sign up to read aloud for 15 minutes to a certified therapy dog, who is happy just to listen. Improve reading skills and have fun reading with a friendly dog at the same time.

Australian shepherd Charlie will be there at 10:30 am on Saturdays, December 9 and 16. Kids can read to him in 15-minute slots; five slots are available for both days. Slots can be shared for kids who want to come in together. Call, come in, or visit our website to register.