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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 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSINGS
Independence Day
Friday, July 3, and
Saturday, July 4

Staff In-Service Day
Friday, August 28

Labor Day
Monday, September 7




Programs

Click here for our Babies and Books; Toddler Tales; Story Stop; and Shake, Rattle & Read Storytimes.


Click on the image above for registration and program information!

Registration is required and begins Monday, June 1, for all ages!

To register, visit our Registration Desk in Children’s Services. At this time you can also register for the Special Programs that begin June 15. Remember, you can register for all our programs online by clicking on the Events Calendar image in the upper right corner of this page.

SUPERHEROES' CELEBRATION - CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PARTY!

All children who have completed their summer reading goal, will receive a ticket to the party, which will be held Saturday, July 25, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  on the Erie County Courthouse Lawn.   A ticket is required to attend. The rain date is August 1.

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.

JUNE:

PAGES AND PUPS
Tuesdays, June 30, July 7, 14, 21, at 3:00 p.m.
Pages and Pups pairs children in K-3rd grade with volunteers who meet once a week at the Library to practice reading, play reading games, and choose books to take home. Participants can read their favorite stories aloud to a Therapy Dog. Registration is required
.

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)
Tuesday, June 30, at 7:00 p.m.:  Heroes on Parade

March on over to this superhero celebration filled with music, games, crafts and a special patriotic parade.

JULY:

AWESOME ADVENTURES (6-10 years)

Wednesday, July 1, at 2:30 p.m.:  Patriotic Heroes

Get ready for the 4th of July! Make a patriotic craft, learn about national landmarks, and create special thank you notes for the veterans living at the Veterans’ Home.

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)

Monday, July 6, at 1:30 p.m.:  SuperKids to the Rescue, Pat Catan's, presenter

Attention all superheroes! Your help is needed to keep the villains from taking our superpowers away. Wear your favorite superhero cape, costume, mask or t-shirt and join together is this secret rescue mission.

PAGES AND PUPS
Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, at 3:00 p.m.

Pages and Pups pairs children in K-3rd grade with volunteers who meet once a week at the Library to practice reading, play reading games, and choose books to take home. Participants can read their favorite stories aloud to a Therapy Dog. Registration is required
.

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)
Tuesday, July 7, at 7:00 p.m.:  SuperKids to the Rescue

Attention all superheroes! Your help is needed to keep the villains from taking our superpowers away. Wear your favorite superhero cape, costume, mask or t-shirt and join together is this secret rescue mission.

AWESOME ADVENTURES (6-10 years)

Wednesday, July 8, at 2:30 p.m.:  Lego Building Day

Come and use the library’s Legos to build a creation of your choice!

AWESOME ADVENTURES (6-10 years)

Wednesday, July 15, at 2:30 p.m.:  Comic Book Art

Create your own comic strip, and make onomatopoeia word art and more at this artistic program.


SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)

Monday, July 13, at 1:30 p.m.:  Hometown Heroes, Pat Catan's, presenter

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be a firefighter, police officer or rescue worker? Well, now is your chance to find out through games, stories and crafts about our favorite community helpers.

PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Mondays, July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, at 10:30 a.m.

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! Here is a five-week program for you and your little one! This series focuses on you and your child. Each week different local child development and health professionals will be on hand as great resources for you while your child plays. The focus is on early intervention, strategies for healthy child development, early literacy, and meeting other parents. (Ages 1-3 years; siblings under 5 are welcome.) Vouchers for transportation on the SPARC are available free of charge by The Erie County Foundations’ Council of the Erie County Community Foundation. The training for this program was provided through a generous grant from The Frost-Parker Foundation.

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)
Tuesday, July 14, at 7:00 p.m.:  Hometown Heroes

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be a firefighter, police officer or rescue worker? Well, now is your chance to find out through games, stories and crafts about our favorite community helpers.


SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)

Monday, July 20, at 1:30 p.m.:  Be a Hero , Pat Catan's, presenter

Stop by and share some fun as we watch a puppet show, share stories, play games, and make a craft as we learn how we can be a superhero every day.

SUPERHERO ADVENTURES (3-6 years)
Tuesday, July 21, at 7:00 p.m.:  Be a Hero

Stop by and share some fun as we watch a puppet show, share stories, play games, and make a craft as we learn how we can be a superhero every day.

AWESOME ADVENTURES (6-10 years)

Wednesday, July 22, at 2:30 p.m.:  BINGO!

Join us to play Bingo for a chance to win prizes!

GET SET FOR SCHOOL
Thursdays, July 30, August 6, August 13, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This program is designed to help children going into preschool, kindergarten, and first grade get ready to go to school. Registration is required. (4-7 years)

 

AUGUST:

PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Mondays, August 3, 10, at 10:30 a.m.

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! Here is a five-week program for you and your little one! This series focuses on you and your child. Each week different local child development and health professionals will be on hand as great resources for you while your child plays. The focus is on early intervention, strategies for healthy child development, early literacy, and meeting other parents. (Ages 1-3 years; siblings under 5 are welcome.) Vouchers for transportation on the SPARC are available free of charge by The Erie County Foundations’ Council of the Erie County Community Foundation. The training for this program was provided through a generous grant from The Frost-Parker Foundation.

GET SET FOR SCHOOL
Thursdays, August 6, August 13, from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This program is designed to help children going into preschool, kindergarten, and first grade get ready to go to school. Registration is required. (4-7 years)

 

 
For a complete listing of toys, please click on the TOYbrary graphic above to view the online catalog.


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

Click here to download the handout