Click here to browse library catalog Click here to log in and renew your library materials Click here to ask a question

Sandusky Library
114 W. Adams St.
Sandusky, Ohio 44870
PH: 419-625-3834

Library Hours

Monday - Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday
Closed

Follett House Museum Hours

June-August
Wednesday: 12:00-4:00 p.m. Friday: 12:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSING
Monday, September 3
Labor Day






COMPUTER HELP AT THE LIBRARY

TECH TUTOR
Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

If you have a computer, laptop, phone or device, we are here to help you learn more about them!
Drop by for a quick session with one of our Tech Tutors who can help you:

     - use the features on your online Library account to renew items and place holds
      - search the Library catalog or databases and download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and  

        music (you can do this with Hoopla, too!)
      - search the internet or set up an email account
      - get started with Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram

One-on-One appointments are also available by calling the Library at 419-625-3834.

*Unfortunately, our Tech Tutors cannot help you diagnose or repair software or hardware errors, nor are they able to help with programming or advanced applications such as AutoCAD, etc.

USE OUR DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO FOR YOUR SKYPE JOB INTERVIEW

Book the Sound Recording Studio in our Digital Media Studio for your Skype job interview. This is a private room with a computer that has Skype loaded and ready to go. We can help you create a Skype account and show you how to use it. To schedule an appointment, call the Library at 419-625-3834.


OHIOMEANS JOBS - ERIE COUNTY DROP-IN
Third Thursday of the month
from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
June 21, July 19, August 16

OhioMeansJobs - Erie County helps guide you with your job search, both in person and online. Staff from OMJ will be available at the Library to assist with registering on the website, job searching, creating a resume, applying for jobs online, and more. Be sure to stop in and meet with them!

ONLINE JOB APPLICATION HELP
Thursday, August 30, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This class is an introduction to filling out online job applications.

BEGINNER COMPUTER CLASSES

COMPUTER BASICS
Tuesday, August 7, at 2:00 p.m.

Want to begin using a computer? This class will explore using the mouse, keyboard, toolbars, the scroll bar, and basic Windows.

INTERNET BASICS
Thursday, August 23, at 10:30 a.m.

This class will introduce you to the internet, explain the basic elements of a web page, and show you how to search online.


DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO, POLICIES, AND CLASSES

The Sound Recording Studio and Visual Recording Studio are available to individuals 18 years and older and minors accompanied by an adult. Attending a class or one-on-one session is required prior to scheduling time to use the Sound Recording, Visual Recording Studio, or Editing Studio. This allows you to become familiar with the software and equipment. Also offered in the Digital Media Studio is slide conversion equipment and VHS/Beta conversion equipment and software.

VISUAL RECORDING STUDIO (18 years andor minors with an adult):
Equipment for use includes a Canon Rebel camera with HD video recording, a portable Flip Video UltraHD camera, a portable lighting kit, backdrops, and green screen wall.

SOUND RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and up or minors with an adult):
Equipment for use includes audio and instrumental microphones, a pop screen, and an iMac with GarageBand installed.

EDITING STUDIO (18 years and up or minors with an adult):

Equipment for use includes four Mac computers.  Software available includes: GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, and Photoshop.We also can show you how to create a Podcast using GarageBand.

To register for a class, for a complete list of equipment, or to schedule a one-on-one session, call the Library at 419-625-3834.

CLASSES:

PHOTOSHOP (suggested for ages 18 years and up)
Monday, August 6, at 10:30 a.m.

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. After completion of this class and tour, you will be eligible to schedule time to use the Visual Recording Studio and Editing Studio.  Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not show up within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in.


PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS (suggested for ages 10-17 years)
Wednesday, August 15, at 2:30 p.m.

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design.  Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not show up within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in
.


PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES...

VHS/BETA CONVERSION EQUIPMENT
Do you have family movies saved on VHS or Beta tapes? We offer equipment and software in the Digital Media Studio that allows you to convert and edit your family videos to a USB or DVD. For more information, call the Library at 419-625-3834.



SLIDE CONVERSION EQUIPMENT
Do you have family memories on slides?  We have a Wolverine F2D Mighty Digital Slide Film Converter that allows you to save to a USB drive and can be checked out for use at the Library. Stop by Children’s Services or call the Library at 419-625-3834 for more details.

 

 

BOOK-A-LIBRARIAN
A lot of information is out there. Let us be your personal guide! This service, available to Sandusky Library cardholders, allows you to receive personal assistance from a librarian for 30 minutes (twice per month). Requests for specific times depend on staff availability. To schedule a session, call the Library AT 419-625-3834.