USCL to close early on Aug. 19

The Upper Sandusky Community Library will close early on Thursday, August 19 for a staff in-service workshop.

The business hours for August 19 will be 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The library will return to its regular business hours on Friday, August 20.

For more information, stop by the front desk or call the library at 419-294-1345.

Common Readers to discuss "Lonesome Dove"

Join the Common Readers Book Discussion Group in August to read the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Lonesome Dove.

Larry McMurtry’s Western epic takes place in the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and features an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, prostitutes and ladies, Indians and settlers. “Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a book to make us laugh, weep, dream, and remember.”

Friends of the Library Book Sale is Aug. 11-14

The event that readers and book collectors have been waiting for is returning. The Upper Sandusky Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale will take place in August.

The book sale kicks off with a special Friends of the Library members-only sale from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10. The book sale will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 11 through Friday, August 13, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 14. It will be located in the large room downstairs.

Join fellow readers in the return of BookTalk

After a lengthy hiatus, everyone’s favorite sharing time for readers is back! BookTalk will make its triumphant return at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 5.

If you have been itching to talk about the books you read, then join group discussion leader Krystal Smalley for a casual talk about books. No matter the subject or genre, all readers are welcome to talk about anything book related.

BookTalk meets on the first Thursday of the month at 11:00 a.m. The 2021 schedule is as follows: August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, and December 2.

Coded StoryWalk® - Birdie's First Day of School

Get your family outside to stretch their legs, read a book, and solve a puzzle with StoryWalk®: Coded Tales.

The book for August is Birdie’s First Day of School by Sujean Rim. “Tomorrow is Birdie's first day of school and she is just SO nervous. What will her teacher be like? What should she bring? What should she WEAR? When Birdie walks into her brand-new classroom . . . oh my! A whole new world opens up as she discovers all the fun and adventure that school has to offer.”

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