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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

January-March
Closed

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSINGS
Monday, January 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Thursday, January 31
CLOSED 10-12 for a
Staff In-Service






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The Library has a Digital Media Studio, which includes a Sound Recording Studio, Visual Recording Studio (with green screen), and an Editing Studio for adults 18 years or older or minors accompanied by an adult. CLICK HERE to view more information about the Digital Media Studio and for the class schedule. 

To register for a program you can stop by the Children's Services Desk, call 419-625-3834 and press 0, or click on the Events Calendar image in the upper right corner of this page.

 

JANUARY:

LANGE TRUST EVENT:  RECYCLED PERCUSSION

Thursday, January 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sandusky State Theatre

An international phenomenon, this musical, fun, hard-drumming band reached the finals of America’s Got Talent and headlines a rock show in Las Vegas. Tickets are required. Click here for ticket information and more about this event. 

 

FEBRUARY:

ANNE FRANK EXHIBIT:  A HISTORY FOR TODAY - FEBRUARY 1-28

The Lange Trust of Sandusky Library, with the support of The Center for Peace Through Understanding and the Mylander Foundation, brings the traveling exhibit to the Library. It was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. The photographs used in the exhibit and in promotion are from AFF/AFH - Basel/Amsterdam©. The exhibit tells the powerful story of a young girl hiding from the Nazis during WWII through photographs, letters, and her diary. The exhibit has been hosted by 10,000 organizations throughout the country who encourage its audience to think about Anne Frank and the world she lived in, including anti-Semitism, discrimination, and persecution, as well as the positive story of resistance to these evils.

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD
Saturday, February 2, at 2:30 p.m. 

Celebrate 50 years of Coretta Scott King Award winning books with us and learn more about her life. (all ages; family program)

MOVIE:  THE SHORT LIFE OF ANNE FRANK
Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays, February 2, 9, 16, 23 at 11:30 a.m.

View the only known footage of Anne Frank in this 28-minute award-winning movie which tells her complete story. The movie is designed for teens and adults.

LESSONS FROM THE HOLOCAUST
Tuesday, February 5, at 6:00 p.m.

Jennifer Mazza-Bork, Social Studies and Holocaust Studies Teacher, Perkins High School with past and present students
Learn the history of the Holocaust. What began as a discussion ten years ago with a fellow teacher today is a course offered at Perkins High School. Students, past and present, will share how attending this class affected them in their personal experiences with tolerance and discrimination. Q&A will follow the presentation.

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  THE TITANIC
Tuesday, February 5, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Join Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House series for crafts and activities related to the books. (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFT:  VALENTINE'S DAY
February 7-14

Stop by Children’s Services and pick up a surprise craft to take home! (all ages)

ERIE COUNTY LIBRARIES MAKER DAY
Saturday, February 9, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

In celebration of innovation, ingenuity and creativity of Makers, the Erie County libraries in Sandusky, Huron, Milan, and Vermilion will showcase their maker services. Stop by Sandusky Library’s Digital Media Studio, which features a green screen, editing room, visual recording studio, audio recording studio, and equipment and software. We also have equipment and software that can convert your family memories (slides, videos, photos) to a digital format.

CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Tuesday, February 12, from 4:00-5:00 p.m

Join us to build with Legos, K’Nex, and more! (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

LANGE TRUST EVENT:  LETTERS FROM ANNE & MARTIN

Tuesday, February 12, at 7:30 p.m. 
Sandusky State TheatreThis dramatic presentation of parallel worlds is drawn from Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. Tickets are required. Click here for ticket information and more about this event
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MUSEUM IN A BOX
Tuesday, February 19, at 4:00 p.m. 

Learn about early Ohio history by exploring photographs and artifacts from the Ohio History Connection and the Follett House Museum. (suggested for school-age children)

GAME ON!
Tuesday, February 26, at 4:00 p.m. 

Drop in and play a few of your favorite classic board games. (suggested for ages 6 years and up)

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  MARY POPPINS - Interactive Movie

Saturday, February 23, at 2:30 p.m.

Walt Disney Studios, 1964; 2 hrs., 19 mins. Rated G.
Join us for an afternoon of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious fun as we sing, play, and “step in time” with a family favorite! Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!  MPAA RATING: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

A SEUSSTACULAR DAY

Saturday, February 26 - All Day
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, visit Children’s Services to pick up a craft to celebrate your love of reading and browse our collection of Dr. Seuss books! (all ages; family program)

MARCH:

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  BUFFALOS
Tuesday, March 5, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Join Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House series for crafts and activities related to the books. (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

LANGE TRUST EVENT:  HAVANA CUBA ALL-STARS

Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sandusky State Theatre

The Havana Cuba All-Stars, also known as Ascere, has Cuba’s most prominent musicians displaying the best Cuban traditions. The Havana All-Stars draw inspiration from the music and dance genre of Son Cubano, the most influential and widespread form of Latin-American music. Tickets are required. Click here for ticket information and more about this event.

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFT:  ST. PATRICK'S DAY
March 11-16

Stop by Children’s Services and pick up a surprise craft to take home! (all ages)

CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Tuesday, March 12, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Join us to build with Legos, K’Nex, and more! (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

MUSEUM IN A BOX
Tuesday, March 19, at 4:00 p.m. 

Learn about early Ohio history by exploring photographs and artifacts from the Ohio History Connection and the Follett House Museum. (suggested for school-age children)

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  THE CAT IN THE HAT

Saturday, March 23, at 2:30 p.m.

Universal Pictures, 2003; 1 hr., 22 mins. Rated PG.
Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!  MPAA RATING: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

GAME ON!

Tuesday, March 26, at 4:00 p.m. 
Drop in and play a few of your favorite classic board games. (suggested for ages 6 years and up)

APRIL:

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  TIGERS
Tuesday, April 2, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
 
Join Jack and Annie from the Magic Tree House series for crafts and activities related to the books. (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Tuesday, April 9, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Join us to build with Legos, K’Nex, and more! (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:   SMALLFOOT

Saturday, April 13, at 2:30 p.m.

Warner Animation Group, 2018; 1 hr., 36 mins. Rated PG.
Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets!  MPAA RATING: PG - Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

TAKE AND MAKECRAFT: SPRING CRAFTS 
April 15-29

Stop by Children’s Services and pick up a surprise craft to take home! (all ages)

MUSEUM IN A BOX
Tuesday, April 16, at 4:00 p.m. 

Learn about early Ohio history by exploring photographs and artifacts from the Ohio History Connection and the Follett House Museum. (suggested for school-age children)

GAME ON!
Tuesday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m. 

Drop in and play a few of your favorite classic board games.
 (suggested for ages 6 years and up)

Children's Internet Protection Act and Social Networks

Click here to view the publication Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet.  This publication gives parents and guardians the information that they need to talk to their children about issues like cyberbullying, social networking sites (like Facebook), inappropriate online content, violence online, and hate speech. Library staff encourages parents and guardians to review this information with their children.