School is back in session, and the Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., Oak Harbor should be busy. Here are some of the events to check out:
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. The library is closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4.
Storytime for preschoolers: Every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the children’s area of the library.
STEM Building after school, Sept. 5 through Sept. 15. Kids make an air freshener after school on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
Just for Adults:
- Everything About Gourds, Saturday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. Master Gardener Susan Carty will explain some history, biology and how to grow gourds. There will be examples of how to make gourd musical instruments, Christmas ornaments and gourd art.
- 60 Plus Clinic at the library. Provided by the Ottawa County Health Department, Wednesday, Sept. 13 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. To schedule an appointment call 419-734-6800.
- Fall Gnome Craft on Monday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. Limited space. Call to register at 419-898-7001 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Watercolor on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Bring your own supplies.
- Needle Crafts Group on Thursdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Bring your own supplies.
- Pinochle every Friday at 2 p.m.
- “Coffee and a Book” meets on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 11 a.m. in the library meeting room. Shrines of Gaiety is a historical novel by Kate Atkinson, set in jazz age London after the Great War. Pick up your copy at the library.
- The 4th Tuesday Book Club will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the library. Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara, an historical novel set in 1944 Chicago. Pick up a copy of the book at the library.
The library is collecting seeds for a Seed Bank: Bring your harvested seeds and the type of plant and any growing information.