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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





Children's Storytimes for ages birth - six years old.


BABIES AND BOOKS

(suggested for birth-18 months)
introduces children and their caregivers to fingerplays, rhymes, books, and music. The program ends with an opportunity for the babies to play and interact. An adult is required to attend. Registration is required.

Fridays at 10:30 a.m. | June 16, 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28

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

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 required.


TODDLER TALES (suggested for 18 months-3 years)

Toddler Tales is an interactive storytime experience that includes age-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and more.
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. | June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. | June 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26

STORY STOP (suggested for ages 3-6 years)
Story stop included age-appropriate stories, music, and a themed craft.
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. | June 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19, 26

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.
TBA

PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. | May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1

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 required.

EAT. PLAY. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. | June 15, 22, 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). 

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!
June 19: Huron Park                July 17: Huron Park
June 26: Farwell Park              July 24: Farwell Park
July 3: Foxborough Park          July 31: Foxborough Park
July 10: Central Park

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

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 required.
TBA

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

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

CRADLES AND CRAFTS
Dates and Times TBA

Parents-To-Be: Each week make a craft for your little one’s nursery while a professional from an area agency is on-site to answer any questions you might have. Registration required.

To register for Babies and Books or our Storytimes, 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.

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 - print the Registration Form and bring it to the Library!

 

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!