Attendees will enjoy a book discussion of works from the Great American Read list on the theme of love and a docent-led tour of the world-renowned Toledo Museum of Art. The tour will consider various works of art that relate to love. Registration is required and space is limited. You must provide your own transportation to the museum.

Discussion books are available for checkout at Way Public Library:

Beloved by Toni Morrison
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

You may read any, all, or none of the books and feel free to supplement with other books connected to the theme of “love”.  Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.

Hosted by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson, “No Passport Required” is a new six-part PBS/Eater series that takes viewers on an inspiring journey across the U.S. to explore and celebrate the wide-ranging diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisine woven into American food and culture. In this episode, Marcus heads to Detroit — home to one of the largest and most diverse Middle Eastern communities in America — to explore its culture, history and food.

Admission and refreshments are free of charge. Registration is not required.

Get ready for an out-of-this-world experience! Attendees will participate in a book discussion of works from the Great American Read list on the theme of “other worlds”, watch a show at the BGSU planetarium, and engage in a Q&A with an astronomer.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. This program will be held off-site; you must provide your own transportation. Discussion books are available for checkout at Way Library.

Following a book discussion of works from the Great American Read list on the theme of “who am I?”, attendees will have an opportunity to enjoy the Eco-Camp, a campground in the Oak Openings region of Northwest Ohio. Registration is required and space is limited. This program will be held off-site at a rustic location; you must provide your own transportation.

Books for discussion will be available at Way Library:

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.

From Psycho and The Exorcist to Halloween and The Shining, music has conjured terror and foreboding. Dr. Ryan Ebright, Instructor of Musicology at BGSU, will explain why and how music makes our pulses quicken, spines shiver, and hair stand on end in classic horror films of the twentieth century.

This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required.

Enjoy a guided tutorial of using the computer mouse- the first step in learning how to use a modern Personal Computer.

Register online or at the Information Desk beginning on Tuesday, Sept 25.

Way Library and the League of Women Voters of the Perrysburg Area welcomes Dr. Neil A. Englehart, Associate Professor and chair of the Political Science Department at Bowling Green State University, for a discussion on North Korea. What progress has been made since the June summit, and will there eventually be an agreement to denuclearize the Korean peninsula? Dr. Englehart will discuss US-North Korean relations, how we got to this point, how the North Korean government stays in power, and what we can expect for the future.

Admission and refreshments are free of charge. Registration is not required. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Way Public Library Foundation & Friends.

Host Geoffrey Baer takes viewers across the country to the legendary streets, monuments and man-made marvels that changed America. In this episode, meet the talented architects who brought historic buildings to life, along with their often-eccentric clients, and the lucky individuals who live in these homes today.

Admission and refreshments are free of charge. Registration is not required.