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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

October-December

Saturday
12:00-4:00 p.m.


For group tours call:

419-625-3834

Upcoming Closing
Veterans Day
Tuesday, November 11





Programs

To register for a program you can stop by the Children's Services Desk, call 419-625-3834 and press Option 5, or click our websites homepage on the Events Calendar.


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

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



PAGES AND PUPS
Mondays / 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Session 1: October 13, 20, 27
Session 2: November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15
Session 3: January 26, February 2, 9, 23

Pages and Pups pairs children in kindergarten through 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 requested.


OCTOBER:

SCIENCE AND STORIES:  BUILDING
Thursday, October 16 / 1:30 p.m.

We will read books on a science topic and have time for hands-on fun with a variety of science explorations. Registration is requested. (Ages 3-7 years)

SNACK N' SCREEN FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN

Saturday, October 18 / 2:30 p.m.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and a snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Movies are held at 2:30 p.m. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets! (DreamWorks, 2014; 92 mins, Rated PG)

PRESCHOOL PARTIES:  PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY
Wednesday, October 22 / 1:30 p.m.

Calling all preschoolers! Each month we will celebrate a new theme with stories, games, music and crafts. Put on your biggest smile and prepare for loads of fun! (Ages 3-6 years)

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB:  MEET CAROLINE
Saturday, October 25 / 10:30 a.m.

We will do activities, crafts, and more based on the characters in the American Girl books. Books will be available ahead of time if you’d like to read the book, but this is not required. Dolls are also welcome, but not required. (Ages 5-10 years)

MAKE N' TAKE CRAFTS:  HALLOWEEN
October 29-31

Stop by the Children’s Services desk and pick up a fun craft. You can make it at the Library or take it home.


NOVEMBER:

CAMPFIRE SONGS AND STORIES
Saturday, November 1 / 2:30 p.m
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The whole family can sit around the campfire and share stories and silly songs. Make a special glow-in-the dark craft and enjoy a tasty indoor s’more.

WIMPY KID RELEASE WEEK CELEBRATION
November 3-8

Stop by the Children’s Services desk and test your knowledge of all things Wimpy Kid. Enter to win the latest book (The Long Haul) and other prizes.

THE DOCTOR IS IN:  DOC McSTUFFINS
Monday, November 3 / 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 5 / 1:30 p.m.

We will be checking doctor’s degrees at the door because we are having a Doc McStuffins Party! Your child will party with stuffed animals and we will nurse them back to health. Dressing up like a doctor is optional but please bring a stuffed animal if you can! Registration is preferred and adult supervision is required. (Ages 2-5 years)

SNACK N' SCREEN FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  PLANES:  FIRE AND RESCUE

Saturday, November 8 / 2:30 p.m.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and a snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Movies are held at 2:30 p.m. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets! (Walt Disney Pictures, 2014; 83 mins, Rated PG)

PRESCHOOL PARTIES: GOOFY GOBBLERS
Wednesday, November 12 / 1:30 p.m.

Calling all preschoolers! Each month we will celebrate a new theme with stories, games, music and crafts. Put on your biggest smile and prepare for loads of fun! (Ages 3-6 years)

BIG BOOK PARTY
Thursday, November 20 / 10:30 a.m.

We will read the BIG Book of Exclamations! Your child will love this book, and you will take away tips on how to read with expression to your child. We will also focus on how signs, gestures and speech development can enhance reading with your child. Registration is preferred and adult supervision is required. (Ages birth-3 years)

SCIENCE AND STORIES: SIMPLE MACHINES
Thursday, November 20 / 1:30 p.m.

We will read books on a science topic and have time for hands-on fun with a variety of science explorations. Registration is requested. (Ages 3-7 years)

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB: MEET KAYA
Saturday, November 22 / 10:30 a.m.

We will do activities, crafts, and more based on the characters in the American Girl books. Books will be available ahead of time if you’d like to read the book, but this is not required. Dolls are also welcome, but not required. (Ages 5-10 years)

MAKE N' TAKE CRAFTS:  THANKSGIVING
November 24 & 25

Stop by the Children’s Services desk and pick up a fun craft. You can make it at the Library or take it home.

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT:  MOONS, STARS, AND SPACE
Monday, November 24 / 6:30 p.m.

Children in grades K-5 (accompanied by an adult) are invited to explore space through books, activities, and experiments. Registration is requested.

DECEMBER:

COME ONE, COME ALL, SUPERHEROES UNITE!
Tuesday, December 2 / 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 3 / 6:30 p.m.

We will use our powers for good at this program! We strongly encourage your little superheroes to wear their capes and costumes while we have fun reading, playing, and making crafts! Hopefully, their superpower isn’t being invisible as we will take lots of pictures of the little heroes during the party! Registration is preferred and adult supervision is required. (Ages 2-5 years)

FROZEN FESTIVAL
Saturday, December 6 / 2:30 p.m.

Enter this magical world of ice and snow for an afternoon filled with frozen fun. Test your skill as you bowl with Olaf. Then enjoy chilly refreshments and make a special take-home craft.

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB:  MEET SAMANTHA
Saturday, December 13 / 10:30 a.m.

We will do activities, crafts, and more based on the characters in the American Girl books. Books will be available ahead of time if you’d like to read the book, but this is not required. Dolls are also welcome, but not required. (Ages 5-10 years)

PRESCHOOL PARTIES: REINDEER ROUNDUP
Wednesday, December 17 / 1:30 p.m.

Calling all preschoolers! Each month we will celebrate a new theme with stories, games, music and crafts. Put on your biggest smile and prepare for loads of fun! (Ages 3-6 years)

SNACK N' SCREEN FREE FAMILY MOVIE: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

Saturday, December 20 / 2:30 p.m.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and a snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Movies are held at 2:30 p.m. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!  (DreamWorks, 2014; 102 mins, Rated PG)

MAKE N' TAKE CRAFTS:  CHRISTMAS
December 22 & 23

Stop by the Children’s Services desk and pick up a fun craft. You can make it at the Library or take it home.

JANUARY:

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB:  MEET KIT
Saturday, January 10 / 10:30 a.m.

We will do activities, crafts, and more based on the characters in the American Girl books. Books will be available ahead of time if you’d like to read the book, but this is not required. Dolls are also welcome, but not required. (Ages 5-10 years)

SCIENCE AND STORIES: ANIMALS IN WINTER
Thursday, January 15 / 1:30 p.m.

We will read books on a science topic and have time for hands-on fun with a variety of science explorations. Registration is requested. (Ages 3-7 years)

SNACK N' SCREEN FREE FAMILY MOVIE: EARTH TO ECHO

Saturday, January 17 / 2:30 p.m.

Join us in the Library Program Room for a movie and a snack. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Movies are held at 2:30 p.m. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets! (Walt Disney Pictures, 2014; 91 mins, Rated PG)

PRESCHOOL PARTIES:  PENGUIN PALS
Wednesday, January 21 / 1:30 p.m.

Calling all preschoolers! Each month we will celebrate a new theme with stories, games, music and crafts. Put on your biggest smile and prepare for loads of fun! (Ages 3-6 years)


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