Many exciting things are happening in October at the Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., Oak Harbor, including Halloween happenings. Some events require registration at oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.
A Ghostly Affair is Monday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m., and is appropriate for 3- to 10-year-old children. Come for some non-scary activities, story, craft and candy. Register.
Storytime for preschoolers is every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the children’s area. After School Fun: Dot and Dash, Oct. 2-7; Space Week, Oct. 9-13; and NASA Week , Oct. 16-20.
Just for Adults:
- Junk Journal Craft, Monday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. All supplies provided.
- Medicare Part D Questions Answered: Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. Register.
- 60 Plus Clinic at the library. Provided by the Ottawa County Health Department, Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic provides basic services to people 60+ such as blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening and health education at no charge. For appointment call the Ottawa County Health Department, 419-734-6800.
- Ottawa County Towns & Places – Past Dreams- Present Reality : Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. John Liske and Richard Martin, local historians, will present. Register.
- Crayon Dip Pumpkin Craft on Monday, Oct. 16th at 2 pm. Bring a pumpkin and a hair dryer. Other supplies provided. Register.
- Watercolor on Wednesdays from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Bring your own supplies.
- Needle Crafts Group on Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m. Bring your own supplies.
- Pinochle every Friday at 2 pm.
- “Coffee and a Book”, book club, meets on Wednesday,
- Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. in the library meeting room. The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth is a domestic thriller about the tangled vines of family secrets.
- The 4th Tuesday Book Club on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the library. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grannis, a nonfiction book about the birth of the FBI.
Library Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.