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

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

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSING
Labor Day
Monday, September 4

Staff In-Service
Friday, September 29






FREE COMPUTER/INTERNET, DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO / IMAC CLASSES, MS OFFICE, AND TECHNOLOGY CLASSES AND TUTOR TIMES ARE OFFERED MONTHLY.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE SCHEDULE.

CLICK HERE for LANGE TRUST EVENTS.

ONGOING (see below for monthly programs):


ESL CHAT!

Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

ESL (English as a Second Language) CHAT! is a weekly conversational get-together for international and foreign speaking visitors and residents who want to practice their English with volunteer tutors.  You can meet in small groups or individually. This is free and walk-ins are welcome.  For more information, to schedule individual tutoring, or to become a volunteer tutor, call Sherry Hargrove at 419-625-3834.

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

Drop by for a quick session with one of our Tech Tutors who can:
- help you use your tablet, smartphone, iPad, or laptop
- introduce you to the features on the Ohio Means Jobs website
- help you download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, or music
- show you how to search the Library catalog or databases
- help you set up an email account
- review your resume or help you get one started
- help you with your Library account (renew items, place holds)
- help you search the internet
- show you how to use Hoopla to stream movies, music, ebooks, and more
- get you started with sites like Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram

*One-on-One appointments are also available by calling 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 like AutoCAD, etc.

AUGUST:

SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING EVENT
Monday, August 21, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Drop in, watch with us, make a craft, and be a part of history! On August 21 a total solar eclipse will pass through the United States. While Sandusky is not in the path of the total eclipse, we will be able to see an 80% partial eclipse using protective eyewear. Watch the eclipse in person as it hits its peak here around 2:30 p.m. and watch live footage in other parts of the country.

FOREIGN FILM:  THE BICYCLE THIEF (“EMPATHY IS CRUCIAL”)
Monday, August 21, at 6:00 p.m.

Italy, 1948. 1 hr, 29 mins. Unrated.

As part of the Summer Reading Theme, Build a Better World, expand your worldview through foreign films. 

AMERICA'S CURRENT PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

Wednesdays, August 23 and 30, at 6:00 p.m.
Jon Carver, presenter
We will brainstorm and prioritize some of the United States’ current problems and issues, and then troubleshoot them.

BOOK DISCUSSION:   DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC:  A TALE OF MADNESS, MEDICINE, AND THE MURDER OF A PRESIDENT by Candice Millard
Monday, August 28, at 6:00 p.m.

Dennis McMullen and David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders

The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy. Meticulously researched, epic in scope, and pulsating with an intimate human focus and high-velocity narrative drive, The Destiny of the Republic brings alive a forgotten chapter of U.S. history.

KNIT ONE, CROCHET, TOO!:  CRAFTING WITH KNIFTY KNITTER LOOMS
Thursday, August 31, at 10:30 a.m.

Join the company of other knitters and crocheters.  New to the craft?  We'll help you learn!

SEPTEMBER:

LANGE TRUST EVENT:   iLUMINATE

Thursday, September 28, at 7:30 p.m.

Sandusky State Theatre            

(Please be on time because the Theatre will be darkened for the performance)
 Music, art and the technological magic of iLuminate (pronounced eye-luminate) brings you a story of adventure and romance told through dance styles ranging from contemporary, hip-hop, Latin, and break dancing, all using the power of light. With a mash-up of dazzling wizardry, spectacular dance moves, high-tech effects, and original music, iLuminate delivers this unique in-the-dark event not to be missed.   Click here for ticket information.