v e v DIRECTOR’S UPDATE: September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. We encourage you to register your child for a library card at the start of the school year. A library card extends learning opportunities beyond the formal classroom and fosters a lifetime of reading. Add a library card to your child’s school supply list! We are delighted to have a full slate of programs to off er this fall. We expect to have several options available for participation. We look forward to hosting in-person programs when possible, as determined by community health status and COVID safety recommendations. Seating will be limited, and masks will be required to attend in person. We will also off er hybrid programs, allowing the choice for at-home viewing of in-person programs. Keeping staff and visitors safe is paramount. The Library will resume evening hours eff ective September 7. We continue to reopen as staffi ng levels allow. We are pleased to increase hours of service to 8:00 four nights a week, adding Thursday evening. Evening hours allows us to expand program off erings and afterschool opportunities. Please pay us a visit or give us call! Molly Carver Executive Director PROGRAM GUIDE MASKS REQUIRED. SEATING LIMITED. H IP This symbol denotes an IN-PERSON program. This symbol denotes a HYBRID program. This means the presenter may be virtual. Participants may attend in person or virtually with a provided link. IP or H - Status subject to change. COMING IN MARCH LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK FAIR Have you written a book that has been published? Announcing the Local Author Book Fair on Saturday, March 19 from 10-2. Each author will have a table to showcase his or her books. Selfor independently-published authors are welcome. Applications will be available at the circulation desk starting November 1, 2021. Space is limited. Sandusky Library...giving all people opportunities to enrich their lives. Winter/Spring 2018 Fall 2021 Volume 29, Issue 3 Volume 26, Issue 1 C t t o o r r e C o o Cover Cover

Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834. College: Getting There from Here Saturday, September 25, at 10:30 a.m. Natasha Irons, Edward Jones fi nancial advisor, presenter IP Whether your children or grandchildren are learning to crawl or learning to drive, you can help make a college education a reality. We’ll discuss questions to consider as you establish a college savings goal, strategies to help you reach your goal, and the features and benefi ts of 529 education savings plans. Saturday, September 11, at 9:30 a.m. Carly Rogers, Sandusky Library, presenter The Northern Ohio Libraries Battle of the Books is back for 2021. On September 11, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. Team Sandusky Library competes at the Norwalk Arts Center against teams from Bellevue, Huron, Milan-Berlin, Norwalk and Ritter to determine the winner of the 2021 Battle of the Books! IP STORYTIMES IP Adventures with Ms. Frizzle Saturdays at 2:30 September 25: Apples October 23: Bats Emily Kimball, Sandusky Library, presenter Get ready to buckle up and learn with Ms. Frizzle about diff erent topics through stories and crafts. (all ages) Storytime To-Go Kits Beginning this fall, Storytime To-Go Kits will be distributed to children enrolled in preschool in the Library service area. A limited number of kits will be available at the Library. Kits will include board books, early literacy tips & activities, plus more. Online songs, rhymes, and activities to accompany the kits will be available on the Sandusky Library Facebook page & YouTube channel. Storytime ToGo Kits are funded through a grant from the Erie County Community Foundation. Stories & More Mondays at 5:15 p.m. IP Session 1: September 13, 20, and 27 Session 2: October 4, 11, 18, and 25 Session 3: November 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 Session 4: December 6 and 13 Sandusky Library StoryWalk® A new StoryWalk® will be available on Library grounds this fall. More information about this StoryWalk® will be coming to the Sandusky Library Facebook page and web site. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson. Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Session 1: September 15, 22, and 29 Session 2: October 6, 13, 20, and 27 Session 3: November 3, 10, 17, and 24 Session 4: December 1, 8, and 15 A storytime experience that includes books, rhymes, songs, and more. (babies to preschool age) UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT’S EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE OUR E-NEWSLETTER

otherwise stated. Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. FREE FAMILY MOVIES Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. Programs Join at sanduskylib.org Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks, drinks, and blankets are welcome. SEPTEMBER 18: SOUL Disney/Pixar, 2020 | 1hr 47min | Rated PG OCTOBER 30: HOCUS POCUS Walt Disney Pictures, 1993 | 1hr 36min | Rated PG NOVEMBER 13: RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON Walt Disney Pictures, 2021 | 1hr 57min | Rated PG 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. Join at sanduskylib.beanstack.org to earn virtual badges for completing activities. Fall in Love with Reading September 1 - 30 Celebrate the beginning of fall. Hallow-Read October 1 - 31 Creepy Crawlies with Erie MetroParks Saturday, October 16, at 2:30 p.m. Erie MetroParks Naturalist Mike Hensley will teach about some creepy crawlies as Halloween approaches. He will show why some of these insects, spiders, and other critters are not as scary as some people might think. IP Take and Make Crafts October 25 - 30: Halloween November 22 - 27: Thanksgiving December 20 - 31: Winter Stop by the Children's Department to pick up a fun, themed craft to take home and make. Earn spooky and sweet virtual badges. Read Grateful November 1 - 30 Read and refl ect on gratitude. Holidays around the World December 1 - 31 Learn about holiday traditions around the world. A recommended list of books for all ages and activities is provided. Leftover Day Friday, November 26, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Design and create a masterpiece the day after Thanksgiving. Caft and art supplies of all kinds will be available to complete a project. (all ages) IP In partnership with Can you fi nd Elsie the Library Elf? Elsie will be returning! Stop by Children’s Services December 1 - 22 to fi nd her each day for a chance to win a prize. Afterschool Snacks TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED starting September 1. Watch for updates on the web site and social media. Robotics and Coding with OSU Erie County 4-H Saturday, December 11, at 2:30 p.m. Erie County 4-H staff will present a hands-on family program about robotics and coding. New Year’s Noon Party Friday, December 31, at 11:30 a.m. Happy 2022. Count down to the New Year at a kid-friendly time. Crafts and activities for children of all ages. IP IP

2021 Foundation Donors Gifts received August 1, 2020-July 31, 2021 2018 Annual Appeal Donors 208 ua ppea oo In 1992, the Library established a Foundation to receive planned giving donations, bequests, memorials, and annual gifts. The Foundation’s funds have been used to help the Library update technology, preserve paintings and other historical objects at the Follett House Museum, provide funds for the Library’s summer learning programs for children, and help with long-range building needs both at the Library and the Museum. We are grateful to all of our donors and appreciate their generosity to the Library and its Foundation. 2021 Foundation Annual Appeal All Phase Power & Lighting, Inc. Linda Armstrong Scott and Mary Jo Auble (in Memory of Kristin Auble) Bill and Barb Biehl David and Alaina Bier Jim and Carol Buderer Molly Carver and Paul Coleman Helen Collings Donald and Lonna Cope Jim and Nazz Crooks Jason and Darlene Crooks Tony and Tina Cummings Susan Daniel Steve and Phyllis Davey Lois Deff enbaugh Dan Delahunt John S. Doller Dr. and Mrs. Eric Dudenhoefer Diane S. Ernst Vincent & Shirley Esposito (in memory of Lisa Esposito Benkey) Doug and Trudy Foster John and Nanette Frankel Candy and Gary Frankowski Barbara Knisely Gaeddert Marcia Goff Ruth Guendelsberger Jerry and Shannon Guerra Ron and Tracy Guerra Chuck and Edy Gundlach Nanette Guss Don and Mary Ann Gustovich Don and Eileen Guy John and Neill Ann Hancock Suzanne Hanley Carl and Lucille Hanson Mary Ellen and Jim Hart John and Marie Hildebrandt Kathy Hower John Hufnagle Lee and Sandra Jewett Jim and Jeannie Johnson Marietta DaGiau Kamann Susan L. Karbler (in memory of Jean Gardner) G. Kasper Dr. and Mrs. Richard R. Keller Northrup Gruman, on behalf of John Kropf Dr. Brett and Judy Kuns Dr. Bryan and Nancy Kuns Phyllis A. Lachowyn Elaine Lichtcsien Kurt and Debbie Loyd Jane and Dean Lucal Aldo P. Magi John Manion John and Jennifer Martin Joel S. Mazza Anne and Lee McDermond James and Anne McGookey Nancy McKeen Patsy and Tom McKenna Don Miears Duff and Gina Milkie Jim and Martha Miller Bill and Judy Monaghan Dan Moncher Margaret Morris Dennis and Martha Murray Ann and Tom Murray Mr. and Mrs. Keith Newton Michael and Kimberley Ott Patty D. Pascoe Dan and Elizabeth Poggiali Michael and Sarah Prout Nan Prout Chuck and Carolyn Rainger David and Paula Rengel Vincent and Michelle Rhodes Herman and Jessie Robinson Kathlene and William Rohde Neal and Nancy Sabino Dr. Joseph and Andrea Scheingross Louis A. Schultz Cathie and Dick Schuster Jim and Jody Sennish James and Judy Smith Steven and Kitty Smith Robert and Martha Speers Martha Sperry Alvin and Marie Spicer Cable Steinemann Jamie and George Steinemann Dr. Harry and Kathlyn Stenzel Carol Steuk Bill Swisher Craig and Lisa Tyler Joan Welton Jim and Norma Wible Lee and Mary Ellen Wieber Carol Wolfe Craig and Darlene Wood Sandy Zagarell Bill and Maribeth Zucker 2021 Donor Advised Fund Donations Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation Fund George and Mary Foster Family Fund Erie County Community Foundation Dr. Kyung H. Kim Family Legacy Fund Moffi tt Family Legacy Fund Special Gifts to the Library Patricia S Baum Trust Barbara Cicalese Joseph and Olive Hert Trust Leonard and Carol Matz G. Wayne Mello Mike and Allison Will Anonymous HSR Ministries, Inc. Label Aid Serving our Seniors Warren-Trumbull County Library Every eff ort has been made to assure the accuracy of this contribution list. If we have made an error, please let us know.

otherwise stated. Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. 419-625-3834 and press 0. NEW “GHOST SIGNS” EXHIBIT COMING SOON! Behind the Scenes Tours Library Archives: Friday, September 10, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Follett House Museum: Saturday, September 11, at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. Ron Davidson and Jeremy Angstadt, Sandusky Library, presenters A behind the scenes look at the Library Archives and Follet House Museum. IP Brown Bag History Series H es WWII POW Camps of Ohio Tuesday, September 21, at 12:00 p.m. Dr. James Van Keuren, author, presenter During World War Two, several prisoner of war camps were located around Ohio including Camp Perry. Learn about the history of these POW camps and the impact they had on Ohio. war camps Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror During the Golden Age of Radio Tuesday, October 19, at 12:00 p.m. Steve Darnall, writer and radio historian, presenter Using sound clips from some of radio’s best known mystery and horror programs, discover how radio could truly be a “theater of the mind” and use music, voices and sounds to create indelible - and often frightening - “pictures.” H The Ultimate Indians Time Machine Tuesday, November 16, at 12:00 p.m. Marty Gitlin, award-winning sports writer and author, presenter Take a fun and enlightening journey through Cleveland Indians history with videos, photographs, and trivia. H The Beatles In Cleveland Tuesday, December 21, at 12:00 p.m. Dave Schwensen, author, presenter H Relive the excitement of Beatlemania as John, Paul, George and Ringo visit Cleveland for two of the wildest, out of control concerts in Beatles – and rock ‘n’ roll – history. Go behind the scenes and on stage with The Fab Four through insider stories, rare concert fi lms, never-before published photos and memorabilia. Stories and History of Sandusky’s Downtown Shoreline Saturday, September 18, at 10:30 a.m. Ron Davidson, Sandusky Library, presenter Walking in the footsteps of history, learn about life and activities in the original heart of Sandusky - the downtown waterfront - from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century through the twentieth century. This walk will begin and end at the Mylander Park Fountain. (This is a repeat of a program presented in the summer. Walk is approx. 1.5 miles) IP Epitaphs & Icons: What You Can Discover in the Graveyard Tuesday, October 26, at 12:00 p.m. Mary Milne Jamba, Genealogist, presenter Cemetery records, carvings and statues provide clues to aid genealogical research. Learn how to interpret often overlooked messages on headstones. H Cholera Cemetery Walk Saturday, October 30, at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Jeremy Angstadt, Sandusky Library, presenter Meet at the Cholera Cemetery to learn about the Cholera Epidemic of 1849 and the people who are now buried in the Cholera Cemetery located at 445 Harrison Street, Sandusky, Ohio. IP Follett House Museum Holiday Open House Wednesday, November 24, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Friday, November 26, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. One of Sandusky’s treasured traditions. IP The Museum will be decorated in all its holiday splendor. There will be live entertainment on Friday night. Follett House Museum Open for the Old House Guild Candlelight Tour of Homes | 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sunday, December 5, and Monday, December 6 An opportunity to visit the Follett House Museum in the evening and decorated for the holidays. There is no charge (or ticket needed) to visit the Museum. IP FOLLOW US!

Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834. Ben Franklin Circles Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. IP September 2, October 7, November 4, and December 2 Emily Kimball, Sandusky Library, presenter Using Ben Franklin's self-improvement list of 13 virtues, Ben Franklin Circles discuss one virtue a month: how it aff ects individuals and impacts the community. September 11, 2001: The Day That Changed the World Exhibit Created by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum this 14 piece poster exhibit showcases the tragic events that occurred on September 11, 2001, the aftermath and recovery period, and the lasting repercussions of that fateful day. Archival images, photographs of relevant artifacts, and stories from and about individuals are paired with explanatory text and are presented to give a deeper understanding to patrons who view the exhibit. Man in a Red Bandana: A 9/11 Hero Story Friday, September 10, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 11, at 10:30 a.m. A 20th anniversary remembrance of the events of 9/11 with a viewing of Man in a Red Bandana: A 9/11 Hero Story. On September 11th, 2001, Welles was 24 years old working in the South Tower of the World Trade Center. During the 56 minutes that the tower burned, Welles performed extraordinary actions of valor and courage, and paid the ultimate sacrifi ce while saving the lives of, at least, 10 people. IP Beyond the Book Mondays at 5:00 p.m. IP September 13, 27, October 25, November 8, 22, December 6 and 20 Sandusky Library staff , presenter A book club for developmentally disabled adults centered on books and conversation. Knit One, Crochet, Too! Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. IP September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14 Jackie Lang/Emily Kimball,Sandusky Library, presenters Join the company of other knitters and crocheters. New to the craft? We can help you learn. Games, Puzzles, and Conversation Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. IP September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15 Sandusky Library Staff , presenter An hour of conversation around games and puzzles. Games and puzzles will be provided. Bring a favorite game from home to share. Learn a new game. Complete a puzzle with friends. BOOK DISCUSSIONS: Books are available on Hoopla and Libby/Overdrive and through curbside pickup. It is not necessary to read the book to attend. IP The Guest Book by Sarah Blake Monday, September 27, at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, discussion leader An exquisitely written, poignant saga that illuminates the great divide, the gulf that separates the rich and poor, black and white, Protestant and Jew while examining the life and legacy of one unforgettable family as they navigate the evolving social and political landscape from Crockett’s Island, their family retreat off the coast of Maine. Rust by Eliese Colette Goldbach Monday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Dennis McMullen, Sandusky Library, discussion leader One woman’s story of working in the backbreaking steel industry to rebuild her life ―but what she uncovers in the mill is much more than molten metal and grueling working conditions. Under the mill’s orange fl ame she fi nds hope for the unity of America. SCIENCE FICTION The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin Monday, November 29, at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leader A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants’ gender is fl uid. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters... Reader’s Choice and Book Swap Monday, December 27, at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, discussion leader Come prepared to talk about a favorite book read in 2021. Bring any recent gently used books to swap with fellow readers.

g www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. LinkedIn Learning Tutorial Tuesday, October 5, at 3:00 p.m. Sandusky Library Staff , presenter Want to learn Excel or Word ? LinkedIn Learning can help with that. A staff member will demonstrate how to access LinkedIn Learning, help set up an account, and show which classes are best for beginners. Then, spend time working on the classes or exploring LinkedIn Learning on Library laptops. IP Theater on Thursday: Movie Discussion Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Watch a movie at home on Kanopy or with a DVD copy from IP Meet with fellow movie fans to discuss the movie e fans to discuss the movie SEPTEMBER 9 n fun facts about it. OCTOBER 21 NOVEMBER 18 DECEMBER 9 Medicare: Parts A, B, C, & D Wednesday, October 6, at 10:30 a.m. Ted Biskind, American Benefi ts Group, presenter Between October 15th and December 7th of each year, individuals age 65 and older, and those who have been on Social Security Disability for at least 24 months, can modify their existing Medicare Advantage or stand-alone prescription drug plans or select new ones which would take eff ect January 1, 2022. There can be much confusion about a Medicare benefi ciary’s options, all of which will be explained more clearly during this presentation. IP Community Conversations About Inclusion and Exclusion: Sandusky Past, Present, and Future: Housing and Neighborhoods Thursday, October 21, at 6:30 p.m. This program invites all of us, as citizens of Sandusky, to explore and examine a part of our history we have seldom engaged. This series will allow you to better understand communities/neighborhoods that are close but separate us through our diff erences. Join Sandusky Library as we rediscover our past to create a more inclusive future. IP presenters Nature: On-Screen and Up-Close Fridays at 2:00 p.m. October 8: Microcosmos November 12: TBD December 10: TBD Martyn Drabik-Hamshare, Erie MetroParks, presenter Watch a fi lm and then see nature in person with this program covering various nature topics. Introduction to Erie County Watershed Saturday, October 23, at 2:00 p.m. Bre Hohman and Valerie Sasak, Erie Conservation District, presenters IP The Erie Conservation District will demonstrate how individual actions can help improve the water quality in Lake Erie. NaNoWriMo Write-In Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. November 9, 16, 23, 30 Sandusky Library Staff , presenter National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-ofyour-pants approach to creative writing. Bring a laptop or pen and paper to spend an hour with fellow creative writers, writing a novel (or any other creative writing). Part of the time will be spent writing while the other part will be sharing ideas or helpful tips for creative writing. IP Byron Craig, PhD, professor in the School of Communication and African American Studies at Illinois State University Sandra Zagarell, Donald R. Longman Professor of English Emerita and Visiting Professor of English at Oberlin College Introduction to SCORE Wednesday, November 3, at 3:30 p.m. John Heston, SCORE volunteer, presenter This program will demonstrate to business owners and entrepreneurs how to fi nd and request the most suitable SCORE Mentor, how to fi nd resources in the SCORE Library, and how to fi nd and sign up for SCORE workshops. IP MORE INFORMATION @ WWW.SANDUSKYLIB.ORG IP (insect life in meadows and ponds)

HOURS OF SERVICE All hours subject to change. Visit the website or follow social media for updates. SANDUSKY LIBRARY CONTACT-FREE SERVICES: CURBSIDE PICKUP & TELEPHONE SERVICE IN-PERSON AND HYBRID PROGRAMS Monday - Thursday 10:00-6:00 (Starting September 7 10:00-8:00) Friday & Saturday 10:00-5:00 FOLLETT HOUSE MUSEUM TOURS BY APPOINTMENT. Call the Library at 419-625-3834. KELLEYS ISLAND BRANCH Monday Thursday Saturday 5:00-7:00 1:00-3:00 10:00-12:00 Closings: Monday, September 6 - Labor Day Thursday, November 11 - Veterans Day Wednesday, November 24 - Close at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Day Thursday, December 23 through Saturday, December 25 - Christmas Holiday Saturday, January 1- New Year's Day Our Book and Video Drops will remain open. The Wifi is Always On! The Library’s recently expanded Wifi is accessible from the parking lots and Reading Garden as well as around the building. Utilize the FREE Wifi any time! Library Board of Directors Tony Cummings, President Judy Kuns, Vice President Martha Murray, Secretary/Treasurer H. John Hildebrandt Sarah Prout Vincent Rhodes Jim Sennish Library Administration Molly Carver, Executive Director Chad Angney, Fiscal Offi cer Jennifer Buch, Assistant Director 114 West Adams Street Sandusky, OH 44870 419-625-3834 Dated Material Please Deliver NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID SANDUSKY, OHIO PERMIT No. 333 Postal Customer Cover to Cover is published by the Sandusky Library to provide library supporters with information about projects, materials, and services. Editors: Molly Carver, Jennifer Buch Associate Editor/Graphic Design: Joe Pohorence Printed on recycled paper.

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