Picking up the pieces

Puzzle lovers parley for library jigsaw swap


Friends Deb Winegardner, front, and Gina Reynolds, pointing, make their way toward a pair of map-style jigsaw puzzles as Judy Pockras, left, and others browse the selection Saturday during the Logan County Libraries’ Jigsaw Puzzle Swap. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

The weather may be warming, but Logan County’s jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts realize they will still spend a few more weeks cooped up indoors.

With that in mind, about a half dozen local residents turned out for Logan County Libraries’ Jigsaw Puzzle Swap on Saturday morning.

“I like to do puzzles and I know winter isn’t over yet,” Deb Winegardner of Bellefontaine said.

“It’s a good indoor sport,” her friend Gina Reynolds added.

In addition to keeping the winter doldrums at bay, jigsaw puzzles also have other benefits to their solvers’ dexterity and mental acuity.



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