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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
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday
Closed

Follett House Museum Hours

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

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSINGS
Monday, November 11
Veterans Day


Wednesday, November 27
Day Before Thanksgiving

Close at 5:00

Thursday, November 28
Thanksgiving Day






 

Click above for INFOOhio Early Learning Portal Early Bird.  Early Bird has quality digital resources for parents and educators of children ages 3-5 years old.


WE HAVE STORYTIMES FOR AGES NEWBORN-SIX YEARS OLD

STORYTIMES focus on skills every child needs to learn to read.  Storytimes are for children Newborn-6 years old and are 30-45 minutes of book, language, and gross motor-related activities.  An adult is required to attend. Registration is requested.


TODDLER TALES (suggested for 18 months-3 years)

Toddler Tales is an interactive storytime experience that includes age-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and more.

Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.
September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23
November 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18


STORY STOP (suggested for ages 3-6 years)
Story stop includes age-appropriate stories, music, and a themed craft.
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23
November 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18

READ AND PLAY:  AN ENGLISH/SPANISH FAMILY STORYTIME
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17

Each session will include books, songs, games, and more with English and Spanish incorporated throughout. An adult is required to attend.

Leer y Jugar: Tiempo de cuentos en Inglés/Español para la familia
Martes a las 6:00 p.m.
Noviembre 12, 19, 26, Diciembre 3, 10, 17

Leer y Jugar es un programa en Inglés/ Español de cuentos para la familia. Cada sesión incluirá libros, canciones, juegos y más, completamente articulados en Inglés y Español. Se requiere acompañamiento de un adulto para asistir.

BABIES AND BOOKS (suggested for newborn-18 months)

Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for rhymes, songs, books, and play.
Dates and Times TBA

FAMILY STORYTIME (suggested for 2 years and up)
Families with children of all ages are welcome to come to this program full of books and songs, ending with a simple craft.

Dates and Times TBA

DROP IN PLAY. LEARN. GROW. (suggested for newborn to 3 years)
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22
Drop In is another opportunity for children newborn-3 years (and siblings up to age 5) to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

PLAY. LEARN. GROW. (suggested for newborn to 3 years)
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
November 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! This five-week program is all about PLAY! Children newborn-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.  Also, each week a different local child development and health professional will be on hand as a great resource. Registration is requested.

STEAM STORYTIME (suggested for ages 3-8 years)
Dates and Times TBA

STEAM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. We will explore science and math concepts through books, activities, and more.

To register, stop by the Children's Services Desk, call 419-625-3834 and press 0, or click on our Events Calendar image in the upper right hand cover of this page.


IMAGINATION LIBRARY

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a 60-volume set of books beginning  with the 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 the Kiwanis Club of Sandusky, in partnership with Sandusky Library, the Erie County Community Foundation, United Way of Erie County, and The Michelle Wightman/Karrie Wieber Charitable Foundation, there is no cost to you.

Click Here for the Registration Form and for more information.  You may print the Registration Form and bring it to the Library or you can register online at www.imaginationlibrary.com.
You can email your questions to imaginationlibrary@sanduskylib.org.

For a complete listing of toys, 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.



Every Child Ready to Read is an early literacy program aimed at encouraging parents to engage in literacy-based activities with their children.  Click here for our Six Steps to Getting Your Child Ready to Read handout!