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v e v Winter/Spring 2018 DIRECTOR’S UPDATE: Best wishes in the New Year. The Library closes 2021 with exciting progress on the essential capital maintenance project on the exterior envelope of its historic buildings - the original Carnegie Library, former Erie County Jail, and Follett House Museum. After hiring HBM Architects early last year to begin the design phase, the Library advertised the project to contractors for proposals in September 2021. Coon Restoration was awarded the contract in October and work began in November. Maintenance work will resume as weather permits and continue throughout 2022. We look forward to sharing our progress. APRIL 3 - APRIL 9 To receive our biweekly e-newsletter, enter your email address on our website or your library card account. 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. Sandusky Library...giving all people opportunities to enrich their lives. Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. Available to all library patrons in Ohio. Prepare for your future now. Ask us how to get started. program details inside... The Library increased hours of service in September! When the Library resumed evening hours last fall, available hours were expanded to include Thursdays. The Library is now open four evenings a week, Monday-Thursday until 8:00. Returning to evening hours of service provides new opportunities for visitors and expands the Library’s program off erings. We invite you to “Connect with Your Library” during National Library Week in April and any day! The Library now has more ways for you to connect when you cannot visit. The Library continues to off er many programs online and on social media. We have expanded streaming services and e-book collections. Northstar technology training software is now available for personal and vocational skill development. We encourage you to sign up to receive frequent updates with our biweekly e-newsletter to cardholders. Molly Carver Executive Director Winter/Spring 2022 Volume 30, Issue 1 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. Choose Your Own Adventure Club Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. IP January 4, February 8, March 8, April 5 Jane Kaftan, Sandusky Library, presenter Each month the group reads a Choose Your Own Adventure book and decides together where the adventure will take them. Explore Astronomy and Space Saturday, January 22 and April 30, at 2:30 p.m. Bill Reed, OSU Extension, presenters Have an interest in all things astronomy or space related? NASA Solar System Ambassador Bill Reed will share what’s new in astronomy news, the night sky, the latest gadgets and software, “astro-tainment,” and mind-blowing facts. Each session will include diff erent information. (Ages 12 and up) IP Cook Up a Story Fridays at 10:30 a.m. IP January 28, February 25, March 11, April 8 Carly Rogers, Sandusky Library, and Susan Shickley, OSU Extension, presenters A storytime experience that includes learning about & making food. Library staff will read picture books and provide activities, and Ms. Susan from OSU Extension will share recipes to accompany the books. Adventures with Ms. Frizzle Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. January 29: Ice March 26: Rabbits IP Get ready to buckle up and learn with Ms. Frizzle. Explore a diff erent topic each session through STEAM learning, crafts, and activities. (all ages) Family Storytime Mondays at 5:15 p.m. Carly Rogers, Sandusky Library, presenter January 24: Art and Stories: Snowmen February 28: Science and Stories: Polar Bears March 28: Art and Stories: Rainbows April 25: Science and Stories: Trees Books and activities for all ages. IP Take and Make Crafts February 7 - 14: Valentine's Day March 10 - 17: St. Patrick's Day April 11 - 23: Spring Stop by the Children's Department to pick up a fun, themed craft to take home and make. Women in STEAM Take & Make Crafts March 1 - 31 Stop by the Children's Department to pick up crafts celebrating famous females involved in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math. UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT’S EMAIL ADDRESS T ESS T STORYTIMES Babies and Books Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. Session 1: January 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 Session 2: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 A storytime for ages birth through 18 months consisting of 15 minutes of books, rhymes, bounces, and songs followed by 15 minutes of play and social time. Toddler Tales Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. Session 1: January 19, 26 February 2, 9, 16, 23 Session 2: March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 A storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years old consisting of books, rhymes, movement activities and songs. Story Stop Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Session 1: January 19, 26 February 2, 9, 16, 23 Session 2: March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13 Children ages 3 to 6 years and their caregivers gather for stories, rhymes, and songs with an occasional game or craft. Books and activities will generally focus on a weekly theme. Library staff design each session using school preparedness concepts to help each youngster get ready for a lifetime of learning. Shake, Rattle, and Read Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Session 1: January 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 Session 2: March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 A storytime for kids who love music and movement incorporating songs, active rhymes, and movement activities and uses storytime props like instruments, scarves, and shaker eggs. Mini Art Show March 1 - 19, Children's Department Children may pick up a mini canvas. Feel free to be as creative as possible and decorate the canvas with anything. Return your canvas to the Children's Department by 8 pm on March 21, 2022 to be included in our fi rst ever Mini Art Show. All canvases will be on display until April 1, 2022.

otherwise stated. Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. Programs FREE FAMILY MOVIES Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks, drinks, and blankets are welcome. JANUARY 15: LUCA Disney/Pixar, 2021 | 1hr 35min | Rated PG FEBRUARY 19: SPIRIT UNTAMED DreamWorks Animation, 2021 | 1hr 28min | Rated PG MARCH 5: SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY Warner Animation Group, 2021 | 1hr 55min | Rated PG APRIL 16: PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY Columbia Pictures, 2021 | 1hr 25min | 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. sanduskylib.beanstack.org Winter Reading 2022 - Read Anything January 1 - 31 Read Woke From Home February 1 - 28 Look Up! March 1 - 31 Financial Literacy (Ages 6th grade to Adult) April 1 - 30 Spotlight On: Spotlight On: Marian Anderson Saturday, February 26, at 2:30 p.m. Emily Kimball, Sandusky Library, presenter Marian Anderson was the fi rst African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House. A picture book biography about her life will be read along with crafts and activities related to the amazing life that she led. IP Spotlight On: Jackie Robinson Saturday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. Emily Kimball, Sandusky Library, presenter Jackie Robinson was the fi rst African American Major League Baseball player. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of his signing with the Dodgers with a picture book about his life and completing baseball related crafts and activities. IP Peep on a Perch April 1-16, Children's Department Page likes to hide and wear disguises, so look for him in a diff erent spot every day. Find Page, then stop at our Children’s Services Desk. (family program) Peter Rabbit Fun Saturday, April 9, at 2:30 p.m. Lori Stacy, Sandusky Library, presenter Books, rhymes, songs, and crafts about Peter Rabbit. (Ages 3 - 6 years) IP Afterschool Snacks The Sandusky Library is partnering with the Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide afterschool snacks to children between the ages of 4 and 18. Snacks will be distributed Monday thru Friday from 4:00-4:45 p.m. in the Frohman Room beginning January 3, 2022. Each snack contains items from each of the 5 MyPlate food groups. Each snack is provided free of charge through the Children’s Hunger Alliance. Follow the Rainbow Sensory Party Wednesday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m. Help Me Grow, presenter A variety of colorful activities with presenters from Help Me Grow. Children will use all their senses as they explore these springtime stations. (Ages birth to 3, siblings under 5 welcome) IP Candy Olympics Saturday, February 12, at 2:30 p.m. Cat Huth, Sandusky Library, presenter Come celebrate the Winter Olympics with a contest of skill. Compete to win the most candy in a series of challenges that test your dexterity, wits, and teamwork abilities! IP This is the Remix! Saturday, April 23, at 3:30 p.m. Cat Huth, Sandusky Library, presenter Have a favorite remix you love? Swear it is better than the original? Come learn the basics of music production so you can make the next best remix your own. IP Ages 12-18

2018 Annual Appeal Donors Brown Bag History Series H Glaciers and the Great Lakes Tuesday, January 18, at 12:00 p.m. Molly Sampson, Director Maritime Museum of Sandusky, presenter A look into the past, present and future of Ohio’s most important natural resource. m Historic Black Settlements of Ohio Tuesday, February 15, at 12:00 p.m. David Meyers, author and historian, presenter In the years leading up to the Civil War, Ohio had more African American settlements than any other state. Despite these communities having populations that sometimes numbered in the hundreds, little is known about most of them, and by the beginning of the twentieth century, nearly all had lost their ethnic identities as the original settlers died off and their descendants moved away. Save for scattered cemeteries and an occasional building, they have all but been erased. Battle for the Ballot: Cleveland’s Suff ragist Movement Tuesday, March 15, at 12:00 p.m. Mary Manning, Western Reserve Historical Society, presenter There is no complete record of the brave, often unnamed women who fought for their right to vote and fi nally triumphed in 1920. Learn about a band of women who dedicated themselves to the public interest and grew into an organization that won the respect and confi dence of the nation. Learn the story behind the Cleveland women who advocated for suff rage and went on to help establish the League of Women Voters. Lake Erie Murder and Mayhem Tuesday, April 19, at 12:00 p.m. Wendy Koile, author, presenter Lake Erie, with its scenic views and world-class fi shing has become a source of pride for Ohio and our nation. However, throughout history, it has off ered an ideal backdrop for evil misdeeds to be carried out. Pirates, robbers, and even murderers have used the 240-mile stretch of open waters and dark shoreline to conduct bloody off enses. Author Wendy Koile will recount eerie tales that occurred on the great but deadly lake. Mary Cassat: An American in Paris Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. Stephanie Kramer, historical interpreter, presenter Learn of the life of American born artist Mary Cassatt, who was part of the French Impressionist movement. Learn about her thoughts on the Suff ragette cause, the story of her fellow painters, how her family infl uenced her life and her relationship with Edgar Degas. All is presented by Stephanie Kramer who acts as the narrator as well as "becoming Mary". IP Fiber Arts Day Saturday, April 9, at 12:00 p.m. Jeremy Angstadt, Sandusky Library, presenter Visit the Follett House and learn how fi bers are transformed into clothing and cloth. Bring along personal sewing, knitting, and other fabric projects on which to work. IP GHOST SIGNS EXHIBIT The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America by Karen Abbott Monday, January 31, at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Jeremy Angstadt, Sandusky Library, discussion leader The unforgettable, stranger-than-fi ction story of a rags-toriches entrepreneur and a long-forgotten heroine, of the excesses and absurdities of the Jazz Age, and of the infi nite human capacity to deceive. Silas Marner by George Elliot Monday, February 28, at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. David Swaldo, Sandusky Library, discussion leader George Eliot's tale of one man's journey from bitterness to contentment, thanks to a surprise visit from an orphan girl.

otherwise stated. Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. 419-625-3834 and press 0. Ben Franklin Circles Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7 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. IP Beyond the Book Mondays at 5:00 p.m. IP January 10, 24, February 14, 28, March 14, 28, April 11, 25 Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, presenter A book club for developmentally disabled adults centered on books and conversation. 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimers Tuesday, January 11, at 6:00 p.m. Pam Brumbaugh, community educator, Alzheimer's Association, NW Ohio Chapter, presenter Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefi ts of a diagnosis; possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process; and Alzheimer’s Association resources. H Nature: On-Screen and Up-Close Fridays at 2:00 p.m. January 14: The Big Year (birds and birding) February 18: Owl Power March 11: Life: Mammals (pelts and wintering animals) April 8: Fabulous Frogs IP Martyn Drabik-Hamshare, Erie MetroParks, presenter Watch a fi lm and then see nature in person with this program covering various nature topics. Knit One, Crochet, Too! Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 Jackie Lang/Emily Kimball,Sandusky Library, presenters Join the company of other knitters and crocheters. New to the craft? We can help you learn. IP hete BOOK DISCUSSIONS: IP Books may be available on Hoopla and Libby/ Overdrive and through curbside pickup. It is not necessary to read the book to attend. The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Monday, March 28, at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Dennis McMullen, Sandusky Library, discussion leader The unforgettable story of the women of the Kurdish militia that improbably became part of the world's best hope for stopping ISIS in Syria. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane Monday, April 25, at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, discussion leader Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, rookie NYPD cops, are neighbors in the suburbs. What happens behind closed doors in both houses—the loneliness of Francis’s wife, Lena, and the instability of Brian’s wife, Anne - sets the stage for the explosive events to come. FOLLOW US! Games, Puzzles, and Conversation Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. January 19, February 16, March 16, April 13 Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, 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. IP Beyond the Fairy Tale Tuesdays at 12:00 a.m. H January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26 Mary Ann Bencivengo, folklorist, presenter Fairy tales are not just for children. Learn the stories behind the fairy tale. January: The Twelve Months (names of the months of the year) February: The Race for the Chinese Zodiac (Chinese New Year and zodiac) March: Bastianelo (fools in fairy tales) April: Jabuti the Tortoise (tricksters and enchanted animals) Writers Unite Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27 Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, presenter A writing group for writers. Chat with other writers about the writing process. Bring your own laptop or paper and pen to spend time working on a writing project. Any level of writer welcome-new or published and everything in-between. IP NEW BOOK DISCUSSION Clue: A Mystery Book Discussion Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, discussion leader January 13: After Anna by Lisa Scottoline February 10: A Girl Like You by Michelle Cox March 10: The Last Child by John Hart April 14: Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce IP NEW TIMES

Register online at www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834. Introduction to Northstar Digital Literacy Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. January 27, March 24 Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, presenter Learn to use a new online resource--Northstar Digital Literacy. Northstar focuses on basic digital literacy skills—such as using a mouse, searching on the internet, and using email—as well as advanced skills, like using Google Docs and searching for jobs online. cy er 20 Books in 20 Minutes Looking for a next favorite book? Listen to 20 book talks in 20 minutes. Learn about titles you may have missed and discover something new to read. Video on YouTube and Facebook on the last day of the month. Beginning German Mondays at 10:30 a.m. IP February 3, 14, 28; March 7, 14, 21 Mary Singler, former teacher/resident of Germany, presenter Learn German for conversation and travel starting with grammar rules and phonetics. What We Keep Tuesday, February 22, at 6:00 p.m. Jennifer Buch, Sandusky Library, presenter Everyone has that one object that holds deep meaning -- some relic that speaks to their past, that carries a remarkable story. Inspired by the book What We Keep: 150 People Share the One Object that Brings Them Joy, Magic, and Meaning by Bill Shapiro and Naomi Wax, participants are invited to read the book, bring a meaningful object, and briefl y share about the object that means the most to them. H The Colors of Spring for Your Plate Wednesday, March 23, at 6:00 p.m. Susan Shickley, OSU Extension educator, presenter The latest USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend 3 cups of vegetables and 2 cups of fruit every day. Buying fruits and vegetables in season can save money. Learn about how to make eating the colors of spring easy and economical plus enjoy a recipe demonstration and tasting of Strawberry Mandarin Salad. IP Introduction to SCORE Wednesday, February 23, at 6:30 p.m. John Heston, SCORE volunteer, presenter A demonstration of services that are provided by SCORE. SCORE is a national non-profi t organization with members who provide free consultation services and advice to business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. H Photoshop Thursday, February 24, at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. Joe Pohorence, Sandusky Library, presenter IP Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. (suggested for ages 18 years and up) Introduction to the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled Thursday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m. H Kenneth Redd, Ohio Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled, presenter The Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (OLBPD) is part of the Cleveland Public Library. Kenneth Redd, manager of the OLBPD, will give an introduction to many services that the library off ers. Sandusky Library's Foundation thanks its 2020-21 donors for their generosity! Dear Library Friends and Supporters, Th ank you for your support in 2021! With your help last year, the Library was able to embark on the exterior restoration of its historic buildings as planned. Work on the original Carnegie Library and former Erie County Jail and the Follett House Museum began in November. Your support provided momentum for additional grants to the Library from community foundations. Th is important project continues through 2022. Your support is still needed to see this important project to the fi nish line. Th e Library’s Foundation Board pledged its annual giſt s for 2021-22 toward the building project. Please consider a giſt to the Sandusky Library and Follett House Museum Foundation to support repair of these historic buildings. Your giſt to the Foundation is a giſt to your community and future generations. Everyone will benefi t from these public buildings for years to come! Donations may be mailed to Sandusky Library and Follett House Museum Foundation, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky, OH 44870. Please make checks payable to “Sandusky Library Foundation”.

g www.sanduskylib.org or call 419-625-3834 and press 0. Read Local Book Fair Saturday, March 19 Panel: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Book Fair: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. This free event serves to provide a platform for local writers to showcase their work, connect with interested IP Theater on Thursday: Movie Discussion Thursdays at 11:00 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 readers, share their experiences with the writing process, and network with other area authors. It is also an exciting event for readers to explore new authors, talk with them, learn about the writing process, and peruse their books - and have books signed, as well. Do Our Creeks Make the Grade? Saturday, April 2, at 2:00 p.m. H Bre Hohman, Erie Conservation District, presenter Each year, volunteers monitor the water quality of three local watersheds to develop public report cards. Find out how Mills, Pipe, and Old Woman Creek scored and what needs to be done to improve them. Community Conversations About Inclusion and Exclusion: How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery by Clint Smith Thursday, April 28, at 6:00 p.m. A discussion of Clint Smith's moving account of his visits to monuments and memorials that tell various stories about slavery and U.S. history. The discussion will allow all to better understand how Sandusky’s past has been represented in the stories that its memorials, monuments, street names, and even the city's physical layout convey. Join us as we rediscover our past so as to create a more inclusive future. H ! presenters Be Red Cross Ready Monday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. H American Red Cross of North Central Ohio, presenters It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies. Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at anytime and anywhere. Learn how to be prepared with information from the American Red Cross. Social Security: Your Questions Answered Tuesday, April 5, at 6:00 p.m. Natasha Irons, Edward Jones, presenter Social Security likely will be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it’s important to understand your options with Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. Learn how Social Security fi ts into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefi ts, and tax considerations. H Poetry Open Mic Night Teen (Ages 12 - 18) Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m. Adults (Ages 18+ Only) Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. Cat Huth, Sandusky Libary, presenter Calling all performers. Have a talent to share? The mic is open to poets, writers, rappers, spoken word artists, and amateurs of all kinds. A celebration of National Poetry Month. H Cybersecurity Monday, April 18, at 6:00 Jeff Grenier, Field Engineering Manager of Firelands It Services, presenter H Learn how to keep online information safe and secure. 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 Free Shredding @ Sandusky Library Saturday, April 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sandusky Library Staff , presenter Old bills, tax forms, or other papers lying around that need to be shredded? Bring them to the parking lot of the Library to be shredded for free! MORE INFORMATION @ WWW.SANDUSKYLIB.ORG JANUARY 20 n fun facts about it. FEBRUARY 17 MARCH 17 APRIL 21 CYBER SECURITY

HOURS OF SERVICE All hours subject to change. Visit the website or follow social media for updates. SANDUSKY LIBRARY OPEN HOURS: NEW THURSDAY EVENING HOURS Monday - Thursday Friday & Saturday 114 West Adams Street 10:00-8:00 10:00-5:00 CONTACT-FREE SERVICES: CURBSIDE PICKUP & TELEPHONE SERVICE HYBRID PROGRAMS 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: Saturday, January 1- New Year's Day Monday, January 17-Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, February 21-Presidents' Day Our Book and Video Drops will remain open. The Wifi is Always On! The Library’s 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 Gary Ferber H. John Hildebrandt Sarah Prout Vincent Rhodes Jim Sennish Pamela Shirtz Allison Will 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. Library Administration Molly Carver, Executive Director Chad Angney, Fiscal Offi cer Jennifer Buch, Assistant Director Sandusky, OH 44870 419-625-3834 Dated Material Please Deliver NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID SANDUSKY, OHIO PERMIT No. 333 Postal Customer Sign up for the Sandusky Library e-newsletter to receive updates on future Lange Trust events. OUTDOOR SCULPTURE WALK October 2021 - September 2022 presented by THE LANGE TRUST OF SANDUSKY LIBRARY MASKS REQUIRED

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