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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

June-August

Wednesday & 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
Staff Development Day
Friday, August 15






Book Discussion Series

DISCUSSIONS

We offer two monthly discussion series: Our Book Discussions and our "Fun for Foodies" Cookbook Club.  Information about each discussion series is below. You can register and pick up a copy of the books or audiobooks at the Reader’s Advisory Desk. Some titles are available for download. (It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.)

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple
Tuesday, June 10 / 6:00 p.m.

Sandra Zagarell, Oberlin College, discussion leader
If you’re not taking a vacation this summer, reading Semple’s comedy of hyperactive parenting, family dysfunction, and mental unraveling offers a hilarious escape.

A Room with a View Movie Showing
Tuesday, July 1 / 6:00 p.m.

Nominated for 8 Oscars in 1986, and winner of 3, this movie stars Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham-Carter, Julian Sands, and Daniel Day-Lewis. It has been hailed as one of the best romantic comedies of all time.
A Room with a View by E.M. Forster Book Discussion
Tuesday, July 8 / 6:00 p.m.

John Montag, Nebraska Wesleyan University, discussion leader
A social comedy set in the early 20th Century, it gives an unusually perceptive view of British society during the Downton Abbey age.

The Remains of the Day Movie Showing

Monday, July 21 / 5:30 p.m.
The Remains of the Day is a 1993 from the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro and stars Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Hugh Grant and Ben Chaplin.  The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards.

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Book Discussion
Tuesday, July 29 / 6:00 p.m.

John Montag, Nebraska Wesleyan University, discussion leader
A compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and his fading and insular world of post World War II England.

Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
Monday, August 18 / 6:00 p.m.

Ron Davidson & David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders
This book retraces the impact of New England missionaries who began arriving in Hawaii in the early 1800s in an attempt to make Hawaii into a new version of New England.

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Monday, September 15 / 6:00 p.m.

Sandy Zagarell, Oberlin College, discussion leader
Justice Sotomayor recounts her life from growing up in a Bronx housing project to the federal bench.


"FUN FOR FOODIES" COOKBOOK CLUB
Participants can pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook(s) to bring and share. A discussion will follow the tasting. Please bring a copy of the recipe you choose. Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the books.

Hot and Cold Appetizers (for those June parties!)
Monday, June 2 / 6:30 p.m.

Cathy Steffenhagen, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

The Barefoot Contessa - Recipes from Ina Garten’s Cookbooks
Monday, July 7 / 6:30 p.m.

Jean Gardner, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

Cheese - Favorite Recipes from Your Cookbook or Family
Monday, August 11 / 6:30 p.m.

Jean Gardner and Cathy Steffenhagen, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders

Homemade Soup Recipes
Monday, September 8 / 6:30 p.m.

Ron Davidson, Sandusky Library, discussion leader