Oak Harbor Library features Interurban Railroad in October

Oct 6, 2021 | Entertainment | 0 comments

The Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., Oak Harbor will headline its October programs with a presentation by local historians Dick Martin and John Liske on the Interurban Railroad on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. The Interurban was an electric rail car that connected local towns.

Martin and Liske will have tales of the iconic railroad, as well as historic photographs.

The library is open: 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. The library will be closing for the Oak Harbor Apple Festival from 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 through Saturday, Oct. 9.

Storytime for preschoolers will be held every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

For Middle School and older students:

Stop by the Oak Harbor Public Library basement on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to help solve the Drop in Cold Case, “The Tell Tale Heart.”

Just for Adults:

Craft Monday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. Canning Ring Pumpkin craft, all supplies provided. Please register @oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.

Watercolor on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 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-noon. Bring your own supplies and see what others are making.

Book Clubs:

“Coffee and a Book Club” meets Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. in the library meeting room. This month’s book is “This Tender Land” by William Kent Krueger. The unforgettable story of four orphans who travel the Mississippi River on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression. New Members are welcome.

The 4th Tuesday Book Club is Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle is both an intimate memoir and a galvanizing wake-up call. New members welcome.


Make sure to check out all our free digital resources on the Oak Harbor Public Library website. Contactless pickup is still available. For any questions, please contact us at 419-898-7001.

Meeting rooms are available by reservation. Quiet Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Local History & Museum Center is open Thursdays from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. A local historian is on site most Thursdays.

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