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2017 Calendar Events

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 21 10 a.m. -12 noon


Guest Speaker: Tom Sorisiak on Polish Traditions

Luty "cruel" or "frosty" month

Saturday, February 18 - 10am to 12pm - Special Presentation by Carol Lake, TPGS Treasurer

Carol will give a presentation on the Kuhschwanz Train Tragedy

$20/$25 Dues for 2017 please make check payable to TPGS

MARCH Marzec from Latin Martius

Saturday March 25 -  NOTE: NO Meeting on 3rd Saturday this month - SPECIAL Event

Soup sale at Saints Adalbert & Hedwig Saturday March 25 from 12 pm to 6 pm

March 18 - Genealogical Society of Monroe County 40th Annual Spring Seminar

APRIL Kwiecien "blossom" month

Saturday, April 8 - Monthly Meeting *** changed to 2nd Sat *** from 10am to 12pm

Guest Speaker, TPGS Member David Simmer - topic: Polish Churches and Temples Of Ohio


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

MAY Maj from Latin Maius

Saturday, May 20 - Monthly Meeting from 10 am - 12 pm

TBD: guest speaker

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

Saturday June 10 Monthly Meeting from 10 am - 1:15 pm

Genealogy Workshops with lunch provided by TPGS Officers


June 17 and June 18 TAPS Summer Polish Picnic 3pm - 11pm  at Oak Shade Grove


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

AUGUST Sierpin (harvesting grains using a sickle (sierp)



SEPTEMBER Wrzesien (flowering of heather (wrzos)

Saturday, September 16  Monthly Meeting from  10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Business Meeting followed by Open House in the library

Genealogy Seminar: A Date with Kris Rzepczynski at Grace Lutheran Church Saturday Sept. 23 9am to 4pm Cost $20 click here for registration form.

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

Saturday, October 21  Meeting from 10 a.m. - 12 noon - Polish Heritage Month

Business meeting and Officer nominations


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

Saturday, November 18 Monthly Meeting 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Meeting

Officer Elections and special presentation on how Thaddeus Kosciuszko by Tom Sorosiak


DECEMBER Grudzien "frozen clod" month (from gruda)

Saturday, December 2 TPGS CHRISTMAS PARTY from 11 am  – 3 p.m

Join us at St. Michael's school beginning at 11 am for an exhibit of Polish related items, lunch will follow:

Cost $5/person.  Meat will be provided by Malczewski's
Members Last Name A-K Bring hot dish; L-Z Bring cold dish
Bring a $10 gift for the exchange (Polish or genealogy related)