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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 (Oct-May)
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday (June-Sept)
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sunday
Closed

Follett House Museum Hours

June-August

Wednesday & Friday
12:00-4:00 p.m.

Saturday
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


For group tours call:

419-625-3834

Upcoming Closing
Staff Development Day
Friday, August 15





Adult Programs and Events

FREE COMPUTER CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS ARE OFFERED MONTHLY.  CLICK HERE FOR CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND TO VIEW THE CLASS SCHEDULE.

CLICK HERE for Lange Trust events.

JULY: 

BOOK DISCUSSION:  THE REMAINS OF THE DAY by Kazuo Ishiguro
Tuesday, July 29 / 6:00 p.m.

John Montag, Nebraska Wesleyan University, discussion leader

A compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and his fading and insular world of post World War II England. Join us for our monthly book discussion. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the book or audiobook. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.

AUGUST:  

CHEESE-MAKING AND PRESERVATION
Monday, August 4 / 6:30 p.m.

Chef Jamie Simpson, Culinary Vegetable Institute, presenter

Chef Simpson will demonstrate the art of making cheese, as well as give tips on preservation of food. He is passionate about the connection between art and food, and uses a very creative way of taking raw product and turning it into something unique, beautiful, and delicious; and yes, food samples will be available! Registration is requested.

HEARING SCREENING
Tuesday, August 5 / 10:30 a.m.

Patricia Kentus, Beltone, presenter
Patricia Kentus will give hearing screenings as well as demonstrate the latest technology in hearing aids.


KNIT ONE, LIBRARY, TOO!

Wednesdays, August 6 & 20 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Join the company of other knitters and crocheters on the first and third Wednesday each month. New to the craft? We’ll help you learn!

COMPUTER ESSENTIALS

Thursday, August 7 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn basic computer parts, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and about Microsoft Windows.

SNACK 'N SCREEN FAMILY MOVIE:  THE LEGO MOVIE
Saturday, August 9 / 11:00 a.m.

Warner Brothers, 2014; 100 mins, Rated PG.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!

"FUN FOR FOODIES" COOKBOOK CLUB:  CHEESE - FAVORITE RECIPES FROM YOUR COOKBOOK OR FAMILY
Monday, August 11 / 6:30 p.m.

Jean Gardner and Cathy Steffenhagen,Sandusky Library, discussion leaders

Join us monthly for our new “Fun for Foodies” Cookbook Club. Participants can pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook(s) to bring and share. A discussion will follow the tasting. Please bring a copy of the recipe you choose. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the books

ETSY

Wednesday, August 13 / 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Carly Rogers, Sandusky Library, presenter
Are you interested in learning how to sell handmade, vintage, or craft supplies on Etsy? Come learn how to use Etsy and start your own shop. Topics covered include choosing a shop name, the importance of photographs, pricing your items, and more. Carly has been selling (and buying) on Etsy for over five years.

INTERNET ESSENTIALS

Thursday, August 14 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn how to find what you’re looking for on the internet and make sure it’s from a trusted source.

BOOK DISCUSSION:  UNFAMILIAR FISHES by Sarah Vowell
Monday, August 18 / 6:00 p.m.

Dennis McMullen & David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders
This book retraces the impact of New England missionaries who began arriving in Hawaii in the early 1800s in an attempt to make Hawaii into a new version of New England.  Join us for our monthly book discussion. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the book or audiobook. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.

BROWN BAG  LUNCH:  UNDER THE BATAON: MUSIC AT OLD CEDAR POINT
Wednesday, August 20 / 12:00 p.m.

Maggie Marconi, Sandusky Library, presenter
Did you have an opportunity to see our award winning documentary on the big screen? If not, here’s your chance! Join us in the Library Program Room as we take a look back at the early days of Cedar Point and the evolution of leisure time and leisure time activities.

EMAIL WITH GMAIL

Thursday, August 21 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn how to create, send, organize, and attach files to emails. Prerequisite: Computer Essentials or experience using a mouse.

HEALTH SCREENINGS:  BLOOD PRESSURE AND BLOOD SUGAR
Thursday, August 21 / 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by Firelands Regional Medical Center
Stop by the Library for a free health screening provided by a nurse from Firelands Regional Medical Center.

EBAY

Monday, August 25 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Becky Locke-Gagnon, eBay Power Seller, presenter
Find out how you can become a part of this worldwide marketplace. Becky will demonstrate the basics of listing an item for sale on eBay. Her program covers everything about selling on eBay - from choosing an eBay category to offering PayPal as a payment method to shipping, and will be illustrated with actual examples from eBay auctions.

SEPTEMBER:

BEGINNING GERMAN:  A 12-WEEK COURSE
Wednesdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 / 5:30 p.m.

Mary Singler, presenter
This course is geared for adults interested in learning a new language. Former students are welcome to come and refresh their language skills.

KNIT ONE, LIBRARY, TOO!
Wednesdays, September 3 & 17 / 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join the company of other knitters and crocheters on the first and third Wednesday each month. New to the craft? We’ll help you learn!

"FUN FOR FOODIES" COOKBOOK CLUB:  HOMEMADE SOUP RECIPIES
Monday, September 8 / 6:30 p.m.

Ron Davidson, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

Participants can pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook(s) to bring and share. A discussion will follow the tasting. Please bring a copy of the recipe you choose. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the books

FENG SHUI FOR YOUR HOME
Tuesday, September 9 / 6:30 p.m.

Cara Gallagher, presenter
Learn the basics of Feng Shui, the Chinese Art of Design and Placement. Cara will give simple guidelines which can transform your home into a more desirable space. Feng Shui can improve your environment and transform your life.

BROWN BAG LUNCH: JOHN YATES BEALL AND THE GREAT EXCAPE THAT NEVER HAPPENED
Wednesday, September 10 / 12:00 p.m.

Randy Koch, presenter
Local historian Randy Koch will take us back 100 years to September 19, 1864, when the Confederacy launched an ill-fated attempt to free over 2,500 Rebel prisoners on Johnson’s Island. The origins and objectives of this plot will be examined, along with an overview of the Civil War career of one of the scheme’s primary characters, John Yates Beall.

SNACK 'N SCREEN FAMILY MOVIE:  MUPPETS MOST WANTED

Saturday, September 13 / 11:00 a.m.
Walt Disney Pictures, 2014; 107 mins, Rated PG.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!

BOOK DISCUSSION:  MY BELOVED WORLD by Sonia Estimator
Monday, September 15 / 6:00 p.m.

Sandy Zagarell, Oberlin College, discussion leader
Justice Estimator recounts her life from growing up in a Bronx housing project to the federal bench.

Join us for our monthly book discussion. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the book or audiobook. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.

HEALTH SCREENINGS:  BLOOD PRESSURE
Monday, September 15 / 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Co-Sponsored by Firelands Regional Medical Center
Stop by the Library for a free health screening provided by a nurse from Firelands Regional Medical Center.


A DAY FOR GENEALOGISTS
Saturday, September 20

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Getting Started - Learn how to get started and how to use the Library’s online resources to search for your ancestors.
1:00-5:00 p.m. - Genealogy Lock-In - Use this opportunity to use the Library’s computers for genealogy research or tour the Archives Research Center. The Library will be open only to genealogists!

DOG TRAINING
Monday, September 22 / 6:30 p.m.

Lois Whitman, Second Chance Dog Obedience
Lois will offer tips, tricks, and information about how to train dogs. She stresses leadership and obedience in her training.

CEMETERY WALK:  KINGS OF COMMERCE (NORTH RIDGE)
Tuesday, September 23 / 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 24 / 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 25 / 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 27 / 10:00 a.m.

Maggie Marconi, Sandusky Library, presenter
Local entrepreneurs helped make Sandusky the city it is today. Learn more about the influential men and women, well known and not so familiar, who made a splash on the business and industry scene both locally and nationally. This program is held at Sandusky’s Oakland Cemetery. As this is a walking tour, please wear appropriate shoes and outerwear and be prepared to stand or walk for at least an hour. Registration is required.