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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

April & May
Saturday: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


Upcoming Closing
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25





Programs

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

 
For a complete listing of toys, please click on the TOYbrary 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, March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 / 6:30 p.m.-7:15 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 requested.

 

APRIL:

FAMILY PLACE LIBRARIES™ PROGRAM:  PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays, April 2, 9 / 10:15 a.m.

Who knew playing was hard work?  This five week program 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 new parents. Vouchers for transportation on the SPARC are available free of charge by the Erie County Foundations’ Council of the Erie County Community Foundation. To obtain a voucher, call Sandusky Library at 419-625-3834. The training for this program was provided  through a generous grant from The Frost-Parker Foundation.

 (Ages 1-3 years; siblings under 5 are welcome.)

MAKE N' TAKE CRAFTS: SPRING
April 13-15

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

PRESCHOOL PARTIES:  BUNNY BLASTOFF
Wednesday, April 15 / 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! Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-6 years)

SCIENCE AND STORIES: DINOSAURS
Thursday, April 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. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-7 years)

AMERICAN GIRL BOOK CLUB:  MEET JULIE
Saturday, April 18 / 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)

FAMILY MOVIE:  BIG HERO 6

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

Walt Disney Pictures, 2014; 102 mins, Rated PG.

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. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!

LANGE TRUST EVENT:  POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER

Sunday, April 26 / Shows at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Sandusky State Theatre
Gregory Popovich is a 5th generation Russian circus performer, having toured with The Great Moscow Circus and Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circuses. His non-stop juggling, balance feats, and comedy are enhanced by the assistance of his very talented performing pets. His 25 house cats, dogs, geese, doves, parrots, and white mice have all been rescued from animal shelters across the country. The Comedy Pet Theater has had extended runs in Branson and is voted the Best Family Attraction in Las Vegas. For ticket information, click here.

CAR PARTY
Tuesday, April 28 / 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29 / 6:30 p.m.

On your mark, get set, go! Calling all boys and girls who like to play with cars! We will be washing them, making crafts with race cars, and eating snacks centered around cars! If you have cars that you favor, please bring them! Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 2-5 years)

MAY:

SPRING INTO SUMMER
Thursday, May 7 / 10:30 a.m.

Help Me Grow, presenters
We will welcome the thought of summer by springing into good books and fun games! Help Me Grow staff will be on hand to help answer any developmental questions that you may have regarding your child.  Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages birth-3 years)

PRESCHOOL PARTIES:  LITTLE GROWERS GARDEN PARTY
Wednesday, May 13 / 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! Registration is preferred. Walk-ins are welcome. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-6 years)

SCIENCE AND STORIES:  BIRDS
Thursday, May 14 / 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. Register online, call the Library, or stop by the Children's Services desk. (Ages 3-7 years)

INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY
Saturday, May 16 / 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

at the Follett House Museum
Erie County cultural organizations are joining together to mark this occasion, and will offer free admission, along with family friendly activities. Visit as many of the locations as you like, in any order you choose. Check our website or in-house calendar closer to the date for additional details.

FAMILY MOVIE:  PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR
Saturday, May 16 / 2:30 p.m.

DreamWorks, 2014; 92 mins, Rated PG.

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. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!

FAMILY ART NIGHT
Tuesday, May 19 / 6:45 p.m.

Families with children in grades K-5 are invited to learn more about famous artists through books and opportunities to create with various art materials.



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