The event will be virtual this year.

Bookshelf at the TLCPL Main Library Branch in downtown Toledo. (Jaden Jefferson)

TOLEDO, Ohio — Saturday, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s Caldecott Read-In tradition returns!

For the past 48 years, the event has brought together teachers, librarians and children’s book fans to read and examine dozens of books and then vote to predict the winner of the Caldecott Medal.

The event is virtual this year, but attendees will still receive a list of the best books of the year along with librarian reviews of the library’s top ten favorites.

A live discussion and voting will predict the TLCPL’s 2022 winner.

To learn more, visit events.toledolibrary.org/events.

The event will be held in mid February.

Louisiana Avenue and Second Street in downtown Perrysburg. (Jaden Jefferson)

PERRYSBURG, Ohio — Downtown Perrysburg Incorporated has announced Perrysburg Winterfest will return this year.

The event will take place Saturday, February 19th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner of Louisiana Avenue and Second Street in historic downtown Perrysburg.

According to organizers, the streets will be lined with ice sculptures, live carving demonstrations, a large inflatable polar bear slide, firepits and s’mores, a paper airplane launch, scavenger hunt, and more.

Downtown businesses will be open, allowing attendees the opportunity to warm up and participate in some fun activities.

To learn more, visit perrysburgwinterfest.org.

The robbery happened around 5 o’clock this afternoon.

The Pizza Hut that was robbed this afternoon. (Maumee Police Division)

MAUMEE, Ohio — Maumee Police are investigating after someone robbed the Pizza Hut located at 120 Chesterfield Lane.

Around 5:10 p.m. Sunday, an unknown white male entered the store and demanded money. The male fled on foot north from the store. No one was injured.

The suspect was wearing a brown Carhartt coat, surgical mask, carrying a red and yellow duffle bag, and has black hair. He’s described as 5’4” to 5’8” tall and 180-200 lbs.

If you have any information on this robbery, contact Detective Tucker of the Maumee Police Division at 419-897-8905 or email ptucker@maumee.org.

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