Oak Harbor Public Library officials are getting ready for warmer weather, and the special events tfor boys and girls that they have planned to celebrate spring.
Library fans can Leap Into Spring with Lisa Rock, project manager of Green Creek Wildlife Society, on Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m. Visitors will get to know native cavity nesting birds such as wrens, bluebirds, purple martins, tree swallows and more.
The popular Storytime for Preschoolers will continue every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
Oak Harbor Public Library hours in March are: Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Contactless pickup is still available. For any questions, call 419-898-7001.
Meeting rooms available by reservation. Quiet Rooms are available on a first- come first-served basis. The Local History & Museum Center is open on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Your library card enables you to check out books and other physical materials, as well as hotspots. Hotspots are mobile Wi-Fi data that you can connect to your smartphone, laptop, or tablet to access the internet. Your library card also gives you access to free digital resources, such as movies, music, audio books, e-books, all from the comfort of your home. If you need help accessing these items stop into the library for assistance.
Events for adults in March include:
- Craft Monday, March 21, 2 p.m. Make and take Button Butterfly Craft, all supplies provided. Register at oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.
- Watercolor on Wednesdays from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Bring your own supplies and join others who enjoy the art of watercolor.
- Knitter’s Group on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Bring your own supplies and see what others are making.
- “Coffee and a Book, book club, meets on Wednesday, March 9 at 11 a.m. in the Library Meeting Room. This month’s book is The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner, a gripping novel about the bonds of friendship and mother love, and the power of female solidarity.
- The 4th Tuesday Book Club is Tuesday, March 22 at 6 p.m. at the Library. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever, and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.