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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

October-December

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


For group tours call:

419-625-3834

Upcoming Closing
Veterans Day
Tuesday, November 11






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 Readers' Advisory Desk. Some titles are available for download. (It is not necessary to read the book to attend the discussion.)

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Me Before You: A Novel by Jojo Moyes
Wednesday, October 22 / 6:00 p.m.

John Montag, Nebraska Wesleyan University, discussion leader
A Love Story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
Wednesday, November 19 / 6:00 p.m.

Sandy Zagarell, Oberlin College, discussion leader
A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year. Johnson illuminates the intertwined histories of the spread of disease, the rise of cities, and the nature of scientific inquiry, offering both a riveting history and a powerful explanation of how it has shaped the world we live in.

MOVIE VIEWING AND BOOK DISCUSSION: 

Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce by Stanley Weintraub

MOVIE VIEWING: Joyeux Noel (English version)
Monday, December 8 / 6:00 p.m.

This movie is based on the book, depicted through the eyes of French, British, and German soldiers.
DISCUSSION:  Monday, December 15 / 6:00 p.m.

Dennis McMullen and David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leaders
In the early months of World War I, on Christmas Eve, men on both sides of the trenches laid down their arms and joined in a spontaneous celebration. Despite orders to continue shooting, the unofficial truce spread across the front lines. Throughout his narrative, Weintraub uses the stories of the men who were there, as well as their letters and diaries, to illuminate the fragile truce and bring to life this extraordinary moment in time.


BGSU Firelands Common Read, Real Talk: Dialogue Series
The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
Wednesday, January 14 / 6:00 p.m.

Professor Tracy Goss McGinley, BGSU Firelands, discussion leader
Wes Moore’s book is the story of two boys named Wes Moore struggling through difficult childhoods just blocks apart from each other in the inner city. How did one grow up to be a Rhodes Scholar and the other wind up serving a life sentence for murder?


"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 Readers' Advisory Desk to pick up a copy of the books.


Spooktacular Treats
Monday, October 13/ 6:00 p.m.

Cathy Steffenhagen, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

Your Favorite Holiday Recipe
Monday, November 10/ 6:00 p.m.

Jean Gardner, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

Bread Making
Monday, December 1 / 6:00 p.m.

Ron Davidson, Sandusky Library, discussion leader

Weight Loss Recipes for the New Year
Monday, January 5 / 6:00 p.m.

Cathy Steffenhagen, Sandusky Library, discussion leader