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2018 Calendar Events - ALL MEETINGS BEGIN AT 10 a.m.

The library is open after each Saturday meeting until 2 p.m. For other days, consult your library calendar. Please call Librarian Marlene Hardman at 419.726.9682 or 419.508.6898 at least 48 hours in advance.

JANUARY  Styczen (indicating the joining (styk) of the old and new year)

Saturday,  January 20  Monthly Meeting from 10 a.m. - 12 noon


Special Presentation: Kevin Kwiatkowski, TPGS Vice President  - 2017 Trip to Poland

$20/$25 Dues for 2018 please make check payable to TPGS

FEBRUARY Luty "cruel" or "frosty" month

Saturday, February 17 - Monthly Meeting from 10 am to 12 pm -

Interactive Trip Back to Poland presented by Marlene Hardman

$20/$25 Dues for 2018 please make check payable to TPGS

MARCH Marzec from Latin Martius

Saturday March 17 - Monthly Meeting from 10 am to 12 pm

Topic, Ellis Island. Guest Speaker Irene Martins

Bring your "Brick Wall" questions to challenge our membership.

APRIL Kwiecien "blossom" month

Saturday, April 21 - Special Event - no regular meeting

ROAD TRIP to St. Adalbert & Hedwig Parish for our "Soup and Sandwich" lunch from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Please join us at 3233 Lagrange Street corner of Oakland Street


Be sure to re-register for Kroger Community Rewards – just Google it!

MAY Maj from Latin Maius

Saturday, May 19 - Monthly Meeting from 10 am - 12 pm

Digging Deept to find your family in Poland, presented by Kathie Weber.

Enjoying the icing on the cake and a cherry on top of the ice cream sundae.

JUNE Czerwiec (gathering larvae of an insect (czerw) to make red (czerwony) dye)

Saturday June 9 - Special event - no regular meeting

Day Trip to Latter Day Saints Library in Perrysburg

Learn how to find your relatives on some of the most popular computer web sites.


June 15 and June 16  4th annual TAPS Summer Polish Picnic Friday and Saturday at Oak Shade Grove


JULY Lipiec (the flowering of linden (lipa) trees)


AUGUST Sierpin (harvesting grains using a sickle (sierp)

Special Event: 577 Foundation Book Fair

See you at the 577 Foundation in Perrysburg. Let's "Clown" Around from 10 to 3 both days. Featuring a gently used book sale, games, and family fun. Proceeds given back to TPGS

SEPTEMBER Wrzesien (flowering of heather (wrzos)

Saturday, September 15  Monthly Meeting from  10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Mini Workshops ... Let's get those blanks filled in. Members will host tables.


OCTOBER Pazdziernik (production of linen, created light-weight shives (paździerze)

Saturday, October 20  Meeting from 10 a.m. - 12 noon - Polish Heritage Month

True Stories from abroad hosted by Keven Kwiatkwoski


NOVEMBER Listopad  ("leaf fall" month (from "leaf" (liść) and "to fall" (padać))

Saturday, November 17 Monthly Meeting 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Meeting

Honoring our veterans. Display from VFW Post 5530, members from the post and their families will be our guests.


DECEMBER Grudzien "frozen clod" month (from gruda)

Saturday, December 1, 2018


Gift Exchange, $10 and genealogy related