Updated: October 8, 2018

NDA Invites Girls To Maker Mash STEM Event
Girls in grades 5-7 interested in exploring STEM and their creative side are invited to Notre Dame Academy’s Maker Mash. The event will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in NDA’s new makerspace. Attendees will get to create with the vinyl cutter and at other tinker stations with help from the members of NDA’s Maker Club. Cost is $10.00. Space is limited to the first 20 girls. RSVP at

Appold Planetarium Offers Voyage Through Space
The Appold Planetarium presents its newest show, From Earth to the Universe, a stunning voyage through space with sparkling sights and sounds, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under. The Appold Planetarium is located in Mother Adelaide Hall at Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania.
Reservations are strongly recommended. Call (419) 517-8897 or e-mail

Flashlight Frenzy Planned At TLCP Library
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is partnering with Metroparks Toledo to give out free flashlights (while supplies last) to families who read together at any library location throughout the month of October.
Pick up a flashlight at any Flashlight Frenzy program (or you can use your own), snap a photo reading by flashlight, then:
Go to
Upload your Flashlight Frenzy photo and share why you love the library and/or reading.
Be entered to win a free night of camping at Metroparks Toledo.
One winner will be chosen and alerted via e-mail each week in October.
Flashlight Frenzy programs take place at the following: Monday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Sylvania; Tuesday, October 16 at 5:00 p.m. at South; Tuesday, October 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Sanger; and Tuesday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m. at West Toledo.
Drop-in Flashlight Frenzy programs will also take place at all locations during library hours Monday, October 1 through Wednesday, October 31.

Area Library Offers Free Student Resources
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library offers a variety of free resources for students.
One-to-one Homework Helper for grades K-8 service is offered at 13 library locations.
One-to-one live tutoring and more is available through offers: live, expert tutoring, nightly from 3:00 to 10:00 p.m.; help with homework assignments; proofing and editing of papers; test prep for final exams, AP tests, ACT/SAT, state standardized tests, GED and citizenship tests; academic skill building through drills and videos and college application guidance.
Public computers and quiet study spaces are available at 19 locations throughout the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library system.
Books, downloadable materials and research tools for assignments and studying are available as well as thousands of library programs from art to wellness and coding.
No overdue fines apply on juvenile books and magazines.
All that is needed is a Toledo library card to get started. For more information, call (419) 259-5200.

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