Click here for our STORYTIMES: Babies and Books; Toddler Tales; Story Stop; STEM Storytime; Shake, Rattle & Read, and Cradles and Crafts program for parents-to-be.
To register for a program you can stop by the Children's Services Desk, call the Library at 419-625-3834 and press O, or click our Events Calendar image in the upper right corner of this page.
ELF ON THE SHELF
We’ve been told that Elsie, the Library Elf, will be returning! Stop by Children’s Services and try to find her each day for a chance to win a prize!
FREE FAMILY MOVIE: THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE
Saturday, December 3, at 2:30 p.m.
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! Sony Pictures, 2016; 97 mins, Rated PG.
JACK AND ANNIE CLUB: MEDIEVAL CASTLES AND KNIGHTS
Monday, December 5, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Join Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House series. (suggested for ages 6-12 years)
WINTER FAMILY FUN WORKSHOP
Saturday, December 10, at 2:30 p.m.
Paula Wisniewski, Pat Catan’s, presenter
Create winter crafts with your family. Supplies provided by Pat Catan’s. Registration required. (all ages)
Monday, December 12, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Join us to build with Legos, K’Nex, and more! (suggested for ages 6-12 years)
PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. | December 8, 15
Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! This five-week program is all about PLAY!
Children birth-3 years (siblings up to age 5 are welcome) and their caregivers will have an opportunity to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys, participate in art exploration activities, and interact with early childhood professionals in the areas of literacy, speech, nutrition, child development, and movement. Registration is required.
Transportation vouchers to this program are provided free of charge on the SPARC bus route and are funded by the Erie County Foundations’ Council of the Erie County Community Foundation. Sandusky Library is a certified Family Place Library and this program is endorsed by Family Place Libraries™.
INTERACTIVE HOME ALONE MOVIE
Saturday, December 17, at 2:30 p.m.
Join us for a special interactive showing of this holiday classic movie. (Rated PG; suggested for ages 10 and up)
Monday, December 19, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Drop in and play a few of your favorite classic board games! (suggested for ages 6 years and up)
GRAB BAG TAKE AND MAKE CRAFT
Pick up a surprise craft to take home! (all ages)
PAGES AND PUPS
Wednesday, December 21, at 4:00 p.m.
Children can practice reading and choose books to take home. They can also read their favorite stories aloud to a Therapy Dog, too! (suggested for students in K-3rd grade)
iMAKE HOLIDAY CARDS
Thursday, December 22, from 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Stop by the Digital Media Studio and and make a holiday card by having your picture taken in front of a wintry scene. (suggested for ages 9-18 years)
ANGRY BIRDS HOUR OF CODE
Thursday, December 29, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
On the hour, every hour, from 10-4, another coding with Angry Birds class will begin. (suggested for ages 7 and up)
NEW YEAR'S NOON PARTY
Saturday, December 31, at 11:30 a.m.
Count down to the New Year at a kid-friendly time! There will be stories, crafts, and activities for children of all ages. Registration required.
Children's Internet Protection Act and Social Networks
Click here to view the publication Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet. This publication gives parents and guardians the information that they need to talk to their children about issues like cyberbullying, social networking sites (like Facebook), inappropriate online content, violence online, and hate speech. Library staff encourages parents and guardians to review this information with their children.
APPS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD