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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 12
Veterans Day


Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving Eve - Close at 5:00


Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Day


Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve


Tuesday, December 25
Christmas Day


Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve - Close at 5:00


Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day






 

WE HAVE STORYTIMES FOR AGES BIRTH-SIX YEARS OLD

STORYTIMES focus on skills every child needs to learn to read.  Storytimes are for children 18 months-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.


BABIES AND BOOKS (suggested for birth-18 months)

Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for rhymes, songs, books, and play.
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.

September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23


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 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24
November 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12


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

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.

Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.
September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24
November 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12

STEAM STORYTIME (suggested for ages 3-8 years)
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
October 10, November 14, December 12

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

PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
September 20, 27, October 11, 18, 25

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, and Caregivers! This five-week program is all about PLAY! Children birth-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.

DROP IN PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
November 8, 15, 29, December 6, 13

Drop In is another opportunity for children birth-3 years (and siblings up to age 5) to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys. Registration is not required.

SHAKE, RATTLE, AND READ (suggested for 18 months-5 years)

Dates and Times TBA

This fun and interactive storytime focuses on books, activities, and songs that allow children to get up and move, sing, and play along.  A parent or adult caregiver is required to attend. Registration is requested.
Dates and Times TBA

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 the Library and the Erie County Community 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.

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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!