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Chelsea Public Library adult readers playing “Summer Reading Bingo”

August 18, 2019
Special to The News-Herald , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Thanks to the suggestion made by part time librarian Judy Ochs, adult Chelsea Public Library patrons are playing a game of Summer Reading Bingo. The game started in May, and runs until the end of September. In order to be entered into a drawing for the grand prize, patrons must get a blackout on their bingo card by reading a book that matches the topic for each square on the bingo card.

The grand prize is an "All Chelsea" basket containing items and services donated by entrepreneurs, business people, and creative people who live and/or work in Chelsea. The basket contains: One gallon of butterfly popcorn grown by Chuck and Ginger Werner, Kent Feeds die cast model feed truck donated by Heartland Coop, Chelsea, Chelsea Community Club cookbook, keychain flashlights, and koozies donated by the Chelsea Community Club, Thirty-one Snap on bin donated by Alissa Klenk, Quilted Table Runner created by Tama County Quilt Company, Metal Iowa sign created by A&M Creations, Handmade all occasion cards created by Julie Kasal, Coffee cup, pens, pencils, post-it notes, letter opener, and tea donated cy Chelsea Savings Bank, Chelsea, Hat and Koozies donated by Backwater Bait, Four bottles of wine made by Francie Behounek, Soul-Wrestling Meditations in Monochrome written by Ken Bazyn,, Hat and tee shirt donated by Hrabak's Lumber, Hand crocheted dish cloth and scrubber created by Pam Vranek, Hand painted birdhouse gourd created by Becky Poduska

All occasion cards created by Connie Jack, Two wine glasses etched with the Chelsea city logo created by Dixie Forcht, Barbed wire star created by Country Flower Shop, Julie Upah, owner, Lime pickles canned by Jane Fetter, Norwex enviro cloth donated by Janene and Alissa Klenk, Family Photo Session ($100 value) donated by Rustic Memories Photography by Tracey Frese, $25 gift certificate to the Silver Dollar, Bar and Grill donated by Larry and Doris Frese, Kasal Brothers Oil Change gift certificate donated by Kasal Brothersand Wicker basket donated by Clint Werner.

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Prizes at Chelsea Public Library for Summer Reading Bingo.
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Our community is full of artistic and inventive people, and their talents are reflected in the gifts in the prize basket. The library is grateful to everyone who donated to make our game a success.



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