The Oak Harbor Public Library is open and like everyone else, it is doing things differently. The Library’s new expanded hours this week are Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday are 9 a.m.-noon.
Children are going back to school online or in person, and the library has books to supplement what students are learning at school, whether it is history, science, math or reading for fun. They also have STEM kits available to take home.
The library’s Local History Museum Center is open Tuesday (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and Thursday (10 a.m. to noon) by appointment only.
“Coffee and a Book” is on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m., at the Oak Harbor Veteran’s Park shelter house or via Zoom. Bring your favorite beverage and be prepared to discuss “Four Friends” by Robin Carr. The Oak Harbor Public Library has numerous copies. The evening book club will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Veteran’s Park shelter house and via Zoom. The discussion will center on “The Glass Ocean” by Beatriz Williams.
Everyone who comes into the library needs to wear a mask. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Computer use is limited to 30 minutes at a time. At this time in-library programs and meeting rooms are not available. For more information, call 419-898-7001.