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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
Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4






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.

JUNE:

SUMMER READING 2017 - JUNE 5-JULY 31.  CLICK IMAGE ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION!


BIDDY BUILDERS (3-6 YEARS): HELPING PEOPLE LOVE WHERE THEY LIVE

Tuesday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m.
Lowes, presenter


THE LANGE TRUST PRESENTS: 

                      Click on the image for more information!

CHAUTAUQUA FAMILY BROWN BAG PROGRAM AT SANDUSKY LIBRARY

Wednesday, June 28, at 12:00 p.m.
Once Upon a Time - Frankenstein

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS (12-16 YEARS)
Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. | June 27, July 11, 25

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4.



COMMUNITY MAKERS (6-10 YEARS):  BINGO!

Wednesday, June 28, at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 

PAGES AND PUPS
Wednesday, June 28, 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! (suggested for students in K-3rd grade)

EAT. PLAY. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. | June 29, July 13, 20, 27

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! Here is a six-week program for you and your little one!  This program is designed to teach healthy lifestyle habits at an early age. Each week features a story, fun physical activity, craft, and a healthy snack. Registration is required. (suggested for ages birth-6 years)


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  MAKING SLIME

Thursday, June 29, at 2:30 p.m.

 

JULY:


FAMILY FUN SATURDAY: iMAKE FOURTH OF JULY PICTURES

Saturday, July 1, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring the entire family and have a party all summer long!
Family Fun Saturdays will be held every through July 29. 

STORYTIME @ PLAYGROUND PALS
Mondays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

During snack time (at 9:30 a.m.) at the City of Sandusky’s Playground Pals, Library staff will read a story!

July 3: Foxborough Park          July 24: Farwell Park
July 10: Central Park              July 31: Foxborough Park
July 17: Huron Park
       


TAPE TOWN
Thursday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Bring your favorite toy car or borrow one of ours and zoom around Tape Town, our interactive pretend community. Stop at different businesses, wash your car, shop for groceries, and run errands - just like in a real town! (suggested for ages 1-5 years)

FAMILY FUN SATURDAY:  CONSTRUCTION ZONE

Saturday, July 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring the entire family and have a party all summer long!  Family Fun Saturdays will be held every through July 29. 


BIDDY BUILDERS (3-6 YEARS):  SUMMER FUN FAIR

Monday, July 10, at 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m.

 

TIME WARP TUESDAYS:  THE 1900s

Tuesday, July 11, at 2:30 p.m. at the Follett House Museum

Join us as we travel back in time each week at the Follett House Museum.We will listen to a story and complete crafts and activities related to each time period. (suggested for ages 8-12 years)
July 18: The Great Depression | July 25: World War II

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS (12-16 YEARS)
Tuesdays, July 11 and 25, at 2:30 p.m.

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4.


COMMUNITY MAKERS (6-10 YEARS): RECYCLING & UPCYCLING

Wednesday, July 12, at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS): BREAKOUT BOX CHALLENGE

Thursday, July 13, at 2:30 p.m.


SCRABBLE RABBLE FOR TEENS
Friday, July 14, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

With three levels of play (beginner, novice, and expert), teens can learn the game, enjoy a casual game, or hone competitive skills. Bring your friends for some rousing wordcrafting. (suggested for ages 12-14 years)

FAMILY FUN SATURDAY: BUILD A BIRDHOUSE

Saturday, July 15, at 10:30 a.m.

Erie County Home Builders Association, presenter
Bring the entire family and have a party all summer long!  Family Fun Saturdays will be held every through July 29. 

BIDDY BUILDERS (3-6 YEARS):  CARING FOR OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS

Monday, July 17, at 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Pat Catan's, presenter

 

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INFORMATIONAL MEETING
Monday, July 17, at 6:00 p.m.

Students entering grades 4-8 are invited to join Team Sandusky Library for the 3rd Annual Battle of the Books. If you are interested in joining the team, please attend the informational meeting. You can pick up a booklist at the Children’s Services Desk or email Carly Rogers at crogers@sanduskylib.org if you can’t attend a meeting.

TIME WARP TUESDAYS:  THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Tuesday, July 18, at 2:30 p.m. at the Follett House Museum

Join us as we travel back in time each week at the Follett House Museum.We will listen to a story and complete crafts and activities related to each time period. (suggested for ages 8-12 years)
July 25: World War II



COMMUNITY MAKERS (6-10 YEARS):  ENGINEERING TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

Wednesday, July 19, at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

 


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  ORIGAMI

Thursday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m.


FAMILY FUN SATURDAY:  LIFE-SIZED ANGRY BIRDS

Saturday, July 22, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring the entire family and have a party all summer long!  Family Fun Saturdays will be held every through July 29. 

BIDDY BUILDERS (3-6 YEARS):  ANIMAL HABITATS

Monday, July 24, at 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m.
Erie MetroParks, presenter

TIME WARP TUESDAYS:  WORLD WAR II

Tuesday, July 25, at 2:30 p.m. at the Follett House Museum

Join us as we travel back in time each week at the Follett House Museum.We will listen to a story and complete crafts and activities related to each time period. (suggested for ages 8-12 years)


COMMUNITY MAKERS (6-10 YEARS):  ANIMAL HABITATS

Wednesday, July 26, at 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Erie MetroParks, presenter

 

PAGES AND PUPS
Wednesday, July 26, 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! (suggested for students in K-3rd grade)


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  KNIFTY KNITTER LOOMS

Thursday, July 27, at 2:30 p.m.

 

FAMILY FUN SATURDAY:  FAMLY MOVIE THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE

Saturday, July 29, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring the entire family and have a party all summer long! 

Warner Bros, 2017. 1 hr., 44 mins. MPAA Rating: PG
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.


HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE TEEN INTERACTIVE MOVIE
Monday, July 31, at 2:30 p.m
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We will choose wands, enjoy snacks, and celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday! (suggested for ages 10-16 years)  Warner Brothers, 2001. 2 hrs, 32 mins. MPAA Rating: 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.

 

AUGUST:


SOLAR ECLIPSE FAMILY EVENT
Monday, August 14, at 2:30 p.m.

Gene Zajac, NASA Solar System Ambassador, presenter
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will pass through the United States. Learn about solar eclipses through a variety of hands-on activities and get information on how to view the upcoming solar eclipse safely. Registration is required.

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.

PAGES AND PUPS
Wednesday, August 30, 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! (suggested for students in K-3rd grade)

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a 60-volume set of books beginningwiththe children’s classic book The Little Engine That Could™. Each month a new, carefully selected book will be mailed in your child’s name directly to your home. Best of all it is a FREE GIFT! Thanks to funding from Kiwanis, there is no cost to you.

Click Here for more information about the Imagination Library - pr
int the Registration Form and bring it to the Library!

 



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



Sandusky Library was designated a Family Place Library in September 2015. Click on the image for more information about Family Place Libraries.




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