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Books, Audiobooks & Movies 

Check out all we have at T-SPL. With reading recommendations, new releases and staff picks in all genres, this is the place to be.

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Want a good eBook? What about an audiobook? Music? Movies? TV shows? We've got it all here, available for FREE, with just a library card.

Junior Library

We want only the best for Seneca County's children and this is where you get it. Full of books, movies, games, special events and more, we are proud of our Junior Library.

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Teens need their special place to get away and here it is. Get the latest movie, book and videogame releases and check out our links for homework help and college information. 


The Community Christmas party is back!

Tiffin-Seneca Library is to host “Operation Elf: A Community Christmas Party,” sponsored by National Machinery LLC on Sunday, December 6, 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

The Christmas celebration will include family activities like holiday games and crafts, Christmas storytelling and face painting until 3:00 pm. Santa will be there 1:00 to 4:00 pm to take photos and hand out gifts. Juggler Matt Jergens will perform at 3:00 pm and Elsa from the movie “Frozen” will make an appearance at 3:30 pm. Refreshments will be provided by Sentinel Vocational Center’s culinary and hospitality class.

National Machinery, LLC is excited to be able to support a Library holiday party for residents of Seneca County. Principal owner and CEO, Andrew Kalnow said “National Machinery is working harder than ever and we want to give back to the community.  Tiffin and the surrounding area has supported us over the years, and we feel now is the time to share Christmas with the community.

We are partnering with Tiffin-Seneca Public Library to capitalize on their experience and capabilities. Christmas is a time for children, and what better way to enjoy the season than offering Christmas stories and tales that can be gained by the gift of books.”

All ages are invited to the party, no registration is necessary. Please call 419-447-3751 or e-mail for more information.



Get a good run in before the holidays!

The Friends of the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library are to partner with Fabrizio Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Clinic to host the 22nd Annual Run Like the Dickens 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, December 5. The race will begin at 9 am, starting from Vicek Orthodontics, 10 Riverside Drive in Tiffin. 

The course will wind along the Sandusky River. Door prizes have been donated from local businesses and will be given after the race.

Participants may preregister for $15 per person until November 30. Registration includes a long sleeve t-shirt. Registration forms are available at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library and Fabrizio Chiropractic.

Registration is also available at the day of the race for $20. Shirts are not guaranteed for registration the day of the race.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Friends of the Library. The Friends of the Library organization supports T-SPL with monies raised through the book sale and other fundraisers held throughout the year.   Funds raised in the past have provided financial support for the children and young adults’ summer reading programs, special events for adults and major purchases. 

For more information, call the Library at 419-447-3751, go online to or email



Ever want to write a novel? We can help!

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to partner with Heidelberg University in celebrating NaNoWriMo 2015. NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is an annual event that challenges aspiring authors to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days, during the month of November. The event is for writers of all ages, backgrounds and experience. 

The Library and the University have scheduled informational sessions and write-in events at various locations in Tiffin. Participants are encouraged to attend all events.

There will be a kickoff party on Tuesday, October 27 at 6:00 pm in the Adult Reading Room at the Library. Participants will be able to set up their NaNoWriMo account, learn how to get started, share writing tips and get a copy of T-SPL's writing resources handout, NaNoWriMo Pathfinder

There will be two writing workshops before the write-ins begin. On Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 pm in the Adult Reading Room at the Library, participants will learn about character, setting and plot structure. 

On Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 pm in the Adult Reading Room at the Library, participants will learn about drafting strategies and elements of a novel.    

Each write-in will begin with a sharing or writing exercise, followed by open time to write. Participants should bring power strips and extra batteries. Write-in dates include:

  • Sunday, November 1 at 1:00-4:00pm – Write-In at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library
  • Tuesday, November 3 at 6:00-8:00pm – Write-In at Heidelberg University’s Beeghly Library.
  • Sun, November 8 at 1:00-3:00pm – Write-In at Bailiwicks Coffee Company
  • Tuesday, November 10 at 6:00-8:00pm – Write-In at Tiffin University’s Heminger Center
  • Sat, November 14 at 1:00-3:00pm – Write-In at Phat Cakes
  • Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00-8:00pm – Write-In at Heidelberg University’s Fireside Café Pub
  • Sat, November 21 at 1:00-3:00pm – Write-In at Sabaidee Coffee House 
  • Tuesday, November 24 at 6:00-8:00pm – Write-In at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library
  • Sunday, November 29 at 1:00-3:00pm – Write-In at Bailiwicks Coffee Company

For more information about NaNoWriMo, log onto or call the Library at 419-447-3751.