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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-Sept)
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Sunday
Closed

Follett House Museum Hours

The Museum is Closed
January-March


For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSING
Memorial Day
Monday, May 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:


SANDUSKY ADULT BASIC & LITERACY EDUCATION (ABLE)
Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. through April

These classes will now be offered at the Library. To participate, simply stop in the Library. ABLE includes:
- Basic math, reading, and writing skills
- Adult secondary education/high school equivalency preparation
- English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
- Transition services to post-secondary education and employment

DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO TUTOR
Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. through April

Have you ever wanted to produce a movie or record a song? Stop by the Digital Media Studio and see how your creative ideas are possible using our Sound Recording Studio, Visual Recording Studio, and Editing Studio. One-on-one appointments are also available by calling 419-625-3834. 

TECH TUTOR
Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m.
through April
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced user, stop by and a Tech Tutor will help with your questions. One-on-one appointments are also available by calling 419-625-3834.  We can help with:
  Basic Computer Skills:
      - Learning to use a mouse and keyboard
      - Computer features
      - Searching the Internet
      - Signing up for and using email
   Job Search:
      - Searching online for jobs
      - Applying online
      - Paperless resume

AARP TAX-AIDE
Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. through April 12

FREE tax help (federal, state, and local) for taxpayers with low- and middle-incomes, with special attention to those age 60 and older, will be offered again at the Library by AARP volunteers through the AARP Foundation, in conjunction with the IRS. Bring your Social Security card and your 2015 return. Time slots are given on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 20 slots.

You may sign up for a time slot 30 minutes prior to the start of the free tax-aide, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Terrace Level lobby, and no later than 12:30 p.m. All tax returns are e-Filed (electronic filing). No business, clergy, or rental property returns are done.

MARCH: 

KNIT ONE, LIBRARY, TOO!

Thursday, March 23, at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. New to the craft?  We'll help you learn!

FREE TAX FILING

Friday, March 24, from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Volunteers from The Salvation Army will be offering free tax preparation at the Library. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins will be taken on a first-come, first served basis.  This service is for anyone who has a household income of less than $95,000 (filing jointly) or less than $65,000 (filing single). This service is sponsored by The Benefit Bank, The Salvation Army, and the United Way of Erie County.

RESCHEDULED:

NO MONEY, NO BEER, NO PENNANTS:  THE CLEVELAND INDIANS AND BASEBALL IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Saturday, March 25, at 2:30 p.m.

Scott Longert, author, presenter
This book documents the fortunes of the Cleveland Indians during one of the worst economic times in American history. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

iMOVIE AND iPHOTO CLASSES
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. | March 27, April 17

Thursday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m.
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and Apple’s entry-level video and photo editing programs, iMovie and iPhoto. Tour the Visual Recording Studio. 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 6.

 

APRIL:

LANGE TRUST EVENT:  BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Sunday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Sandusky State Theatre

The Montana Repertory Theatre presents Barefoot in the Park, one of Neil Simon’s best comedies. It focuses on newlyweds Corie and Paul Bratter and their adventures living in a tiny sixth floor walk-up apartment in a Greenwich Village brownstone. Stuffed-shirt Paul is a hard-working young attorney just starting his practice, while spontaneous bride Corie is determined to create a romantic environment in one room with no heat, a hole in the skylight, and odd neighbors. Click here for ticket information.

MOVIE:  THE OUTSIDERS
Monday, April 3, at 6:00 p.m.

*The book will be discussed on April 4.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book by joining us to watch this iconic movie that launched many careers. Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

BOOK DISCUSSION:  THE OUTSIDERS S.E. Hinton
Tuesday, April 4, at 6:00 p.m.

Terri Estel and Lori Loreno, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders

*The movie will be shown on April 3.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book

Stop by the Readers’ Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Books with the eBook and/or audiobook logo are available for download. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.

KNIT ONE, LIBRARY, TOO!

Tuesday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. New to the craft?  We'll help you learn!

GARAGEBAND CLASSES

Monday, April 10, at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m.

Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Completion of this class makes you eligible to schedule time to use the Sound Recording Studio and Editing Studio. Registration is required as class size is limited to 6.

iMOVIE AND iPHOTO CLASSES

Thursday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m.

Monday, April 17, at 6:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of using an iMac computer and Apple’s entry-level video and photo editing programs, iMovie and iPhoto. Tour the Visual Recording Studio. 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 6.

BROWN BAG LUNCH:  WALK THROUGH ERIE COUNTY'S HISTORY
Wednesday, April 19, at 12:00 p.m.

John Hildebrandt and Lou Schultz, Erie County Historical Society, presenters
Recently, the Erie County Historical Society launched a new website packed with a variety of resources and featuring three Sandusky walking tours. Join Erie County Historical Society Board members as they share all that the new website has to offer.

THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE by Philip K. Dick
Monday, April 24, 6:00 p.m.

Dennis McMullen and David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders

Stop by the Readers’ Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Books with the eBook and/or audiobook logo are available for download. It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.

CARING FOR A CHILD WITH AUTISM
Monday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Help Me Grow, presenter

In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, we invite parents, grandparents, and caregivers to join us for a discussion.

GETTING YOUR CHILD READY FOR COLLEGE
Wednesday, April 26, at 6:00 p.m.

Cathy Zeiher, presenter
Get your student ready to make a decision that will affect the rest of their life. Students and parents are invited to a session that will help you develop a calendar of what needs to be done and when it should be completed. This framework will help relieve the stress that this process often creates. Cathy has over 40 years of experience working with students and has helped hundreds of students make the right college choice. Along with a calendar, students will get constructive hints that will help them stand out to a college admissions office. Get your student a head start on the college application process.

TABLET TUTOR
Thursday, April 27, from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Center for Lifelong Learning
Learn to use your own device to access thousands of digital titles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Read e-Books and digital magazines, listen to audiobooks and music, and even watch movies and TV shows right on your device. A Tablet Tutor can teach you how! One-on-one appointments are also available by calling 419-625-3834. 
       - eReader        - Tablet
       - iPad              - Smartphone

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  SECRET LIFE OF PETS  Interactive Movie

Saturday, April 29, at 2:30 p.m.
Universal Pictures, 2016; 87 mins, Rated PG.

Join us for interactive games and crafts as we watch this delightful movie about pets. 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! Motion Picture Rating (MPAA) PG: Parental Guidance Suggested - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give “parental guidance”.  May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.