Check this out! mathematics, among others. The First Thanksgiving
As each Launchpad is pre-
Launchpads Now loaded with apps, no
Available connectivity or downloading After a difficult first winter at Plymouth full of “great sickness” The Bossard Beacon
is required for use – just check and death, the remaining Pilgrims celebrated the first
“thanksgiving” in the fall of 1621. With the help of native tribes,
Have you heard about the tablet out and start playing. the Pilgrims enjoyed an ample harvest and Governor William
Bradford reported that they had “all things in good and plenty.”
Bossard Library’s No internet connection is The only eyewitness account of this harvest feast comes from
Edward Winslow in a letter dated from December 1621:
available or needed on these
Launchpads? These Playaway devices. “Our harvest being gotten in, our Governour sent foure men
Launchpads are the library’s Currently, the library is fowling, so that we might after a more special manner rejoice Bossard Memorial Library November 2017 Vol. 1, Issue 2
together, after we had gathered the fruit of our labours; they foure
latest material available for offering 40 Launchpads, with in one day killed as much fowle, as with a little helpe beside,
checkout. served the Company almost a weeke, at which time amongst other
several Launchpads in each Recreations we exercised our Armes, many of the Indians coming Affordable Care take a different amount of
Designed just for kids and age and grade level category. amongst us, and amongst the rest their greatest King Massasoyt,
pre-loaded with high-quality, These 40 Launchpads were with some ninetie men, whom for three days we entertained and Mutual UFO Network to Act Assistance time, the consultations will be
ad-free apps that are both fun purchased with funds donated feasted, and they went out and killed five Deere which they Visit Bossard at the on a first-come, first-serve
and educational, each brought to the Platacion and bestowed on our Governour, and Library basis.
by the Abels family as a upon the Captaine, and others.” Join us on Friday, November 3 at 6 p.m. as Chris
Launchpad tablet has apps that memorial to Jean Abels. Parsons with MUFON of Ohio (The Mutual UFO Those who wish to meet with
For more information on the first Thanksgiving, check out these Network) presents a program entitled "Why UFOs
are grouped together by In order to borrow a titles for adults and children at Bossard Library: Matter." the counselor must have the
Those who attend the program will be able to learn about
subject area, Launchpad, Thanksgiving: An American Holiday, An American History by Diana MUFON's mission to investigate and research For those who need following information
Karter Appelbaum the UFO phenomenon, and be able to share
theme, grade patrons must be their UFO stories and experiences with like- assistance with the Affordable available at the time of the
The Pilgrim Chronicles by Rod Gragg minded individuals.
level, and age. 18 (eighteen) In addition to being the world's oldest and Care Act (ACA), Bossard consultation: birth dates of all
Of Plymouth Plantation, 1620-1647 by William Bradford largest UFO phenomenon investigative
This makes it years of age or society, the International Mutual UFO Network has its Library will have a Certified individuals in the household;
The Story of Thanksgiving by Robert Merrill Bartlett own TV show on the History Channel entitled Hanger 1:
easy for parents older and have a The UFO Files. Application Counselor Social Security cards (or Social
The Very First Thanksgiving Day by Rhonda Gowler Greene
and kids to choose a tablet library card in good standing. Whether you have UFO reports to share, available from 12-7 p.m. on Security numbers) of all
have armchair UFO investigative
with content that is most Patrons must also sign the aspirations, or want to train and join the Tuesday, November 21 at the individuals in the household;
MUFON investigation team, this program
appealing to them. library’s Launchpad lending is for you! library to answer questions and and proof of income (last
The Launchpad content agreement each time before Presenter Chris Parsons was born and raised in Ironton, assist with the enrollment year’s federal income tax
Ohio. His interest in the subject of UFOs began early in his
collection spans subject areas borrowing a Launchpad. The life when he witnessed a shiny, metallic object hovering in process. return and/or pay stubs for the
the summer sky. This sighting, coupled with the book
from math and science to loan period for the Launchpad Chariots of the Gods by Erik von Daniken, sparked within The counselor, with Valley current year) of all individuals
him a life-long interest in the quest for knowledge
critical thinking and creativity, is 14 days with no grace involving extraterrestrial life. View Health Centers, will in the household.
and features themed learning period or renewals. Home Ownership & required. Chris is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, conduct one-on-one For more information, please
Home Repair Help The 504 Home Repair West Virginia with a BA in Legal Studies - Criminal
packs, including animals, For more information, stop consultations about health contact Lynn Pauley at
program provides loans to Justice. He also has a minor in History and
nature, technology, by the library’s circulation English. He is on the Board of Directors for the insurance, the Health Insurance Bossard Library, 740.446.7323
very- State of Ohio MUFON as the Community
engineering, art, and desk! Apply for the 502 and 504 low Engagement Coordinator. Chris has a broad Marketplace, qualified health ext. 229.
interest in many topics including Quantum Physics,
Federal Programs in- Consciousness, and Social Dynamics. He is currently plans, and public programs, Please note that the open
working on his first book.
Bossard Staff Travels to Dayton Those in the community come For more information on MUFON of Ohio and its including Medicaid. The enrollment period for 2018 is
upcoming events, visit mufonohio.com.
interested in home ownership and counselor will also help shorter this year and runs from
opportunities and home repair low- individuals determine which November 1 through
loans and grants should visit income homeowners in order plan is right for them. December 15, 2017. Also,
Bossard Library any time to repair, improve or However, the counselor will please note that the
between 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on modernize their homes. It also not recommend one plan over HealthCare.gov website will be
Wednesday, November 8. provides grants to elderly low- another, but will give the shut down for maintenance
Julia Woods, Area Specialist income homeowners to individual options and provide every Sunday from 12 a.m. to
with USDA Rural remove health and safety explanations of the ACA. 12 p.m., except for Sunday,
Development will be available hazards. As each consultation may December 10.
for one-on-one consultations Eligibility requirements must
regarding opportunities that be met to qualify for either
are available through the 502 program.
and 504 programs from the Meet with Julia to find out if
Federal Government. you are qualified and let the
The 502 Home Ownership USDA Ohio Rural
Loan program helps low- Development help you
income and modest-income purchase your own home or
individuals and families who make repairs on the home you
The staff of Bossard Memorial Library recently traveled to cannot obtain financing from already own.
the Dayton Convention Center for the Ohio Library Council’s
annual Awards and Honors Luncheon where Bossard Library other sources to purchase Consultations are on a first-
Director Debbie Saunders was named the 2017 Ohio decent, safe, and sanitary come, first-serve basis.
Librarian of the Year! Congratulations, Debbie!
housing. Loans are provided For more information, visit
at favorable rates and terms www.rd.usda.gov.
with no down payment Some images courtesy of Freepik.
Upcoming programs @ your library!
November November 1 November 7 November 13 November 18 November 21 November 27 November Gale Course
StoryWalk titles: Spotlight:
Don’t Forget, God Lapsit Yoga Story time Color Me Happy Adult Yoga Story time
Bless Our Troops Ages birth-3 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Ages 3-6 Coloring 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Grammar Refresher
10 a.m. Ages 3-6
And 10 a.m. Join certified yoga instructors for 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Join certified yoga instructors for 10 a.m.
Turkey Trouble an hour of yoga. For ages 16 and Join our Youth Services an hour of yoga. For ages 16 and
Parents and caregivers are Department for a fun and Bring your friends for a relaxing Join our Youth Services Whether you are just
Stop by and visit the grounds welcome to bring in children from up. No registration required. educational story time full of coloring session. Enjoy genial up. No registration required. Department for a fun and now learning the basics of
and garden of the French Art newborn to 3 years to engage in Bring your own yoga mat or reading activities that focus on conversation, soothing music, and Bring your own yoga mat or educational story time full of grammar or if you need a
Colony at 530 First Avenue to reading activities to plant the seed light refreshments. Coloring sheets reading activities that focus on refresher, this course can
view our November beach towel. early literacy. and pencils/pens will be provided, beach towel. help! In this course,
StoryWalk titles. Don’t of literacy. or bring your own supplies. Adults early literacy. students will explore the
Forget, Support Our Troops November 8 November 14 November 22 eight parts of speech,
by Jill Biden will be available November 1 only. November 28 punctiuation and
for viewing during the first Lapsit Yoga Lapsit mechanics, foundational
half of November in honor of Yoga Ages birth-3 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. November 20 Ages birth-3 Yoga sentence construction, the
Veterans’ Day. Turkey 6 p.m. Story time 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. details of phrases, clauses,
Trouble by Wendi Silvano 10 a.m. Join certified yoga instructors for Ages 3-6 10 a.m. problem words, and
will be available just in time Join certified yoga instructor Logan an hour of yoga. For ages 16 and 10 a.m. Join certified yoga instructors for common grammar
for Thanksgiving. Black as he introduces the basics of Parents and caregivers are wel- Parents and caregivers are an hour of yoga. For ages 16 and mistakes.
come to bring in children from up. No registration required. Join our Youth Services welcome to bring in children from
StoryWalk is a way for yoga. For ages 16 and up. Bring newborn to 3 years to engage in Bring your own yoga mat or beach Department for a fun and newborn to 3 years to engage in up. No registration required. Gale courses are free
children and adults to enjoy your own yoga mat or beach towel. reading activities to plant the seed education story time full of reading activities to plant the seed Bring your own yoga mat or beach online courses provided to
both the great outdoors and towel. reading activities that focus on all of Bossard Library’s
great children’s books. Follow November 3 of literacy. of literacy. towel. patrons in good standing.
the pages of the story as you November 15 early literacy. These six-week instructor-
walk from frame to frame Why UFOs Matter Home Loan & Repair Help Lapsit November 23 November 29 led courses can be
along the path. StoryWalk 6 p.m. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages birth-3 November 21 Lapsit accessed through the
promotes literacy, physical 10 a.m. Thanksgiving Day Ages birth-3 library’s webpage at
activity, and parent/caregiver Chris Parsons of the Mutual UFO Meet with Julia Woods, Area Spe- Affordable Care Act Library Closed 10 a.m. bossardlibrary.org.
involvement. Network of Ohio will present this cialist with USDA Rural Develop- Parents and caregivers are wel- Assistance at the library
ment, for one-on-one consultations come to bring in children from Parents and caregivers are wel- For more information,
The StoryWalk Project was program on why UFOs matter. regarding home ownership oppor- newborn to 3 years to engage in 12-7 p.m. come to bring in children from stop by the library’s
created by Anne Ferguson of Learn about MUFON’s mission to tunities and home repair loans and reading activities to plant the seed newborn to 3 years to engage in reference desk!
Montpelier, VT and developed investigate and research the UFO grants offered by the Federal Gov- For those who need assistance reading activities to plant the seed
in collaboration with the ernment. Consultations will be on a of literacy. with the Affordable Care Act , a Featured database:
Kellogg Hubbard Library. phenomenon. Certified Application Counselor of literacy. History by Salem
StoryWalk is a registered first-come, first-serve basis. November 16 will be available at the library to
service mark owned by Ms. November 6 assist in the healthcare enrollment Press
Ferguson. November 11 French City Writers’ Guild
Story time 6 p.m. process and to provide This database features
Ages 3-6 Veterans’ Day explanations of the ACA. online access to all of Salem
10 a.m. The library will be closed. Consultations are on a first-come, Press’
Join our Youth Services first-serve basis. reference
Department for a fun and works.
educational story time full of Adults only are invited to this open For more information and
reading activities that focus on forum writing group. Bring in your events, visit Bossard Library’s Including information
poetry, prose, short stories, or that webpage at bossardlibrary.org. from Alfred the Great to the
early literacy. novel you are working on to read All programs are free and open Continental Congress,
to the public . History by Salem Press can
and discuss with other local help with that report due for
writers. Light refreshments will be history class, or help to find
reference material on your
provided. favorite decade in history.