The Pioneer Library will be showing holiday movies for the whole family on Monday, December 9th from 3:00-7:00 p.m. The first movie to be played will be Silver Bells, starring John Bailey, Channelle Battles, and Bruce Boxleitner, who play characters in the story of a hyper-competitive father and his journey to discover hope and the true meaning of Christmas. Immediately following will be the tale of one brave young girl Nicki, who discovers two horses stranded deep in the Rocky Mountain snow and determines to set them free in The Horses of McBride featuring Aidan Quinn, MacKenzie Porter, and Kari Matchett. Both of these movies are family friendly. Patrons are invited to stop in at any time during the showing. Come sit down, relax, and enjoy the festive films that are sure to get you into the holiday spirit.
This program is free to the public. The Pioneer Library is located at 106 Baubice Street. For more information, contact library manager Rose King at 419-737-2833.
On Tuesday, November 26th the Pioneer Library will be showing the movie “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” (rated-G) at 3:00 pm. The movie tells the following story. When their parents are stranded at a party, young Finn and Alexis Baxter are left alone in their new house. They must work together to stop 3 thieves, who target their home looking for a valuable artifact, hidden by the man whose ghost is rumored to still haunt the house. This program is free to the public and is perfect for the whole family to attend together. Popcorn will be provided. Tuesday Twister’s will be canceled for the day and the movie will be shown instead.
The Pioneer Library is located at 106 Baubice Street. For more information, contact library manager Rose King at 419-737-2833.
All locations of the Williams County Public Library are closed today, however, you can still access your library account, the library catalog and our online databases.
On Friday, October 25th, from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm, the Pioneer Library will be holding a “Halloween Party!” You can bring the whole family and take part in events like monster circle tag, skeeball, and cup punch. Kids will be able enjoy a game of Halloween freeze dance and compete in the Mr. Bones relay. Crafts on monsters and haunted houses will also be available to make. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Come dressed in costume and get your picture taken at the Halloween themed photo booth. With so many fun activities planned, this is a party you don't want to miss. The Pioneer Library is located at 106 Baubice Street. For more information, contact library manager Rose King at 419-737-2833
The Tour de Book Bicycling Event is once again returning to Williams County. Sponsored by United Way of Williams County in conjunction with Williams County Public Library and Montpelier Public Library the Tour de Book Bicycling Event will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013. This will be a 77 mile bicycle ride beginning at Bryan Library and traveling to every public library in Williams County. Registration begins at 8:00 am at the Bryan Main Library and the tour starts at 8:30 am. Larry and Lilly, the Library Lions, will lead the bikers to the outskirts of Bryan as a special send off on the tour. Libraries on the route will include: Bryan, Stryker, West Unity, Pioneer, Montpelier, Edon, and Edgerton. Riders can also ride from Bryan to Montpelier, or Montpelier to Bryan, which is the length of 10.5 miles one way, or 21 miles round trip. This ride will start at 11:00 am. Funds raised by this event will benefit the United Way Imagination Library, Williams County Public Libraries, and the Montpelier Public Library.
Come meet the Better Baker and cookbook author Marsha Baker at the Pioneer Library on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm. Marsha is a local author who has turned her experience in the kitchen into a writing career. As stated in her personal blog, “I love food and everything about it. Cooking is definitely a learning process and I'm still learning and loving every minute in my kitchen. I have a drive that is satisfied by creating food.” This drive has led to several of Mrs. Baker’s recipes being published in "American Profile" which inspired her to write her first cookbook, "Recipes and Recollections." She also writes a monthly food column for the "Leader Enterprise" and has her own personal food blog at http://www.thebetterbaker.blogspot.com.