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Lillian read 1,000 books before kindergarten!

January 20, 2023 – Lillian Hartschuh, daughter of Jacob and Dawn Hartschuh, has completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Upper Sandusky Community Library.

Lillian started the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten on January 2, 2019, and reached the goal on December 29, 2022. Lillian and her younger brother, Micah, come to the library quite often to check out a big pile of books and to attend StoryTime.

Keep the winter boredom away with the Cabin Fever Reliever Winter Reading Program

January is the perfect time to catch up on your reading and the Upper Sandusky Community Library wants to support you in your reading goals!

Sign up for the Cabin Fever Reliever Winter Reading Program beginning January 3 and work your way towards prizes to relieve the winter boredom. Each time you check out books, you will receive a scratch-off ticket for a chance at a prize. That ticket also will serve as an entry for the Night on the Town Grand Prize drawing. The grand prize will be drawn on February 6 and the winner will be notified by phone.

Andrew read 1,000 books before kindergarten!

Another area child has joined the ranks of fellow readers who have read 1,000 books before kindergarten.

Andrew Schneider, son of Shawn and Andrea Schneider, completed the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Upper Sandusky Community Library. He started the program on May 8, 2021, and completed it on August 23, 2022. The whole family – his parents, Shawn and Andrea, and siblings Lydia and Ben – helped Andrew complete the program. By the end, Andrew read the 1,000th book all by himself.

Learn the fundamentals of the Libby reading app

Are you ready to dive into the world of e-books and digital audiobooks, but feel like you’re barely treading water trying to learn? Join library assistant Krystal Smalley for Learning Libby, a program that teaches the fundamentals of the library reading app.

Come armed with your e-book reader or smartphone and your library card then meet your new best reading friend – the Libby app! Attend the program in-person at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, in the library’s large meeting room.