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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

April and May
Saturday: 12:00-4:00 p.m.


For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSING
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29






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.

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

JUNE:

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFT:  FATHER'S DAY
June 12-17

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


PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. | June 13, 27, July 11, 25

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. (ages 12-16 years) Registration is required as class size is limited to 4.


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  RECYCLED MAGAZINE ART

Thursday, June 15,  at 2:30 p.m.


BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
Wednesday, June 14, at 11:30 a.m.
Monday, July 17, at 6:00 p.m.

Students entering grades 4-8 are invited to join Team Sandusky Library for the 3rd Annual Battle of the Books. If you are interested in joining the team, please attend one of the informational meetings. You can pick up a booklist at the Children’s Services Desk or email Carly Rogers at crogers@sanduskylib.org if you can’t attend a meeting.

SCRABBLE RABBLE FOR TEENS
Fridays, June 16 and July 14, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

With three levels of play (beginner, novice, and expert), teens can learn the game, enjoy a casual game, or hone competitive skills. Bring your friends for some rousing wordcrafting. (suggested for ages 12-14 years)


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  LEGO CHALLENGE DAY

Thursday, June 22,  at 2:30 p.m.

 


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  MAKING SLIME

Thursday, June 29,  at 2:30 p.m.


JULY:

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. | July 11, 25

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. (ages 12-16 years) Registration is required as class size is limited to 4.


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS): BREAKOUT BOX CHALLENGE

Thursday, July 13,  at 2:30 p.m.

 

SCRABBLE RABBLE FOR TEENS
Friday, July 14, from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

With three levels of play (beginner, novice, and expert), teens can learn the game, enjoy a casual game, or hone competitive skills. Bring your friends for some rousing wordcrafting. (suggested for ages 12-14 years)


BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INFORMATIONAL MEETING
Monday, July 17, at 6:00 p.m.

Students entering grades 4-8 are invited to join Team Sandusky Library for the 3rd Annual Battle of the Books. If you are interested in joining the team, please attend the informational meeting. You can pick up a booklist at the Children’s Services Desk or email Carly Rogers at crogers@sanduskylib.org if you can’t attend a meeting.


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  ORIGAMI

Thursday, July 20,  at 2:30 p.m.

 


TEEN SCENE (10-16 YEARS):  KNIFTY KNITTER LOOMS

Thursday, July 27, at 2:30 p.m.


HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE TEEN INTERACTIVE MOVIE
Monday, July 31, at 2:30 p.m
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We will choose wands, enjoy snacks, and celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday! (suggested for ages 10-16 years)  Warner Brothers, 2001. 2 hrs, 32 mins. MPAA Rating: PG Parental Guidance suggested - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give “parental guidance”. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

 

AUGUST:

SOLAR ECLIPSE FAMILY EVENT
Monday, August 14, at 2:30 p.m.

Gene Zajac, NASA Solar System Ambassador, presenter
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will pass through the United States. Learn about solar eclipses through a variety of hands-on activities and get information on how to view the upcoming solar eclipse safely. Registration is required.

SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING EVENT
Monday, August 21, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Drop in, watch with us, make a craft, and be a part of history! On August 21 a total solar eclipse will pass through the United States. While Sandusky is not in the path of the total eclipse, we will be able to see an 80% partial eclipse using protective eyewear. Watch the eclipse in person as it hits its peak here around 2:30 p.m. and watch live footage in other parts of the country.


JOIN THE LIBRARY'S TEEN LIBRARY CORPS (TLC)
Give back a little “TLC” to your Library and the community by joining the Library’s Teen Library Corps. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available for 13-18 year olds.

Why should you join?
- Gain real life experience
- Give back to your community
- Build leadership skills
- Become a team member
- Earn community service hours for school and scholarships, plus it looks good on college applications
- Meet new people
- Get a free t-shirt (provided by the Sandusky Club of Black Business and Professional Women)

If you are interested in joining, stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk for an application or CLICK HERE for an online application.  Once your application is accepted, you will be contacted to attend a TLC volunteer training workshop.

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.