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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

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

For group tours call:

419-625-3834


UPCOMING CLOSINGS
Monday, November 12
Veterans Day


Wednesday, November 21
Thanksgiving Eve - Close at 5:00


Thursday, November 22
Thanksgiving Day


Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve


Tuesday, December 25
Christmas Day


Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve - Close at 5:00


Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day






          During September, replacement library cards are FREE!

   

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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.

OCTOBER:

CODING CLUB
Monday, October 1, at 4:00 p.m. 

Join us as we explore the world of computer coding using online programs and toys. (suggested for ages 10 years and up)

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  PETER RABBIT

Saturday, October 6, at 2:30 p.m.

Fox Studios, 2018; 1 hr., 35 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.)

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  CHINA 
Tuesday, October 9, at 4:00 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:  ARTRAGEOUS

Sunday, October 14, at 4:00 p.m. at the Sandusky State Theatre

Tickets are required - click here for ticket information.

For the first time on one stage, the Fine Arts meet the Performing Arts. Experience the thrill of witnessing giant paintings being created before your eyes in mere moments, and join the challenge to see if you can guess what is being created.Artrageous artists use bold colors on their hands and brushes as they are inspired by the troupe’s vocalists, musicians, and dancers while they race to complete the paintings before the last note. For more information about Artrageous, click here.

CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Tuesday, October 16, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

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

GENEALOGY FOR KIDS
Saturday, October 20, at 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Family History Month with a story and a special Family Tree Craft Project! 
This program is supported by a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (family event)

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFTS:  SPOOKY CRAFTS 
October 22-31 

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

MUSEUM IN A BOX 
Tuesday, October 23, 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. This program is supported by a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (suggested for school-age children)

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Saturday, October 27, at 2:30 p.m. 

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not arrive within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in. (suggested for ages 10-17 years)

NOVEMBER:

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  COCO

Saturday, November 3, at 2:30 p.m.

Disney-Pixar Studios, 2017; 1 hr., 45 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.)

INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK

November 5-9 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Come celebrate with us! Board games and video games will be available to play each day! (family event)

ELLIS ISLAND FOR KIDS
Saturday, November 10, at 2:30 p.m. 

Join us as we read a story and complete crafts and activities to learn about Ellis Island.This program is supported by a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (suggested for ages 8-12 years)

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  VIKINGS
Tuesday, November 13, at 4:00 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 CRAFTS:  HARVEST CRAFTS
November 14-21 

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

CONSTRUCTION ZONE
Tuesday, November 20, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. 

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

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Wednesday, November 21, at 2:30 p.m.
 
Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not arrive within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in. (suggested for ages 10-17 years)

LEFTOVERS DAY
Friday, November 23, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Join us the day after Thanksgiving to design and create a masterpiece. Craft and art supplies of all kinds will be available for you to complete a project of your choice! (all ages)

TIME WARP:  WORLD WAR I
Saturday, November 24, at 2:30 p.m.

Join us at the Follett House Museum as we travel back in time to listen to a story and complete crafts and activities related to World War I. (suggested for school-age children)

MUSEUM IN A BOX 
Tuesday, November 27, 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. This program is supported by a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (suggested for school-age children)

DECEMBER:

CODING CLUB 
Monday, December 3, at 4:00 p.m.
 

Join us as we explore the world of computer coding using online programs and toys. (suggested for ages 10 years and up)

FAMILY HOLIDAY CRAFT HOUR
Wednesday, December 5, at 3:30 p.m.

Paula Wobser, Pat Catan’s, presenter
Enjoy time with your family as you create your very own holiday craft. (family event)

FREE FAMILY MOVIE:  SHERLOCK GNOMES

Saturday, December 8, at 2:30 p.m.

MGM/Paramount Studios, 2018; 1 hr., 26 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.)

JACK AND ANNIE CLUB:  ANCIENT GREECE 
Tuesday, December 11, at 4:00 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)

MUSEUM IN A BOX 
Tuesday, December 18, 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. This program is supported by a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (suggested for school-age children)

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFTS:  WINTER CRAFTS
December 26-January 5

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

CONSTRUCTION ZONE 
Thursday, December 27, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

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

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Friday, December 28, at 2:30 p.m.

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not arrive within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in. (suggested for ages 10-17 years)

BICENTENNIAL JUNIOR BALL
Saturday, December 29, at 2:30 p.m.

Join us for a Bicentennial Junior Ball! Dust off your best outfit and dance the afternoon away celebrating the closing of Sandusky’s Bicentennial year! (family event)

NEW YEAR'S NOON PARTY
Monday, December 31, at 11:30 a.m.

Happy 2019! Count down to the New Year at a kid-friendly time! There will be crafts and activities for children of all ages!

JANUARY:

TAKE AND MAKE CRAFTS:  WINTER CRAFTS
December 26-January 5

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

CONSTRUCTION ZONE 
Thursday, January 3, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

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

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS
Friday, January 4, at 2:30 p.m.

Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not arrive within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in. (suggested for ages 10-17 years)


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.