The Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., Oak Harbor, has a wide variety of plans for February. The library has books, magazines, newspapers and movies available. If you prefer to read, watch or listen online, its digital resources are free.
There are also books to supplement what children are learning at school, from history, science and math to reading for fun. Take-home craft and STEM kits are available.
Library hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Friday from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. The library will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for President’s Day. The library staff at 419-898-7001 will put together library items for contactless pickup.
A mask is required in the library. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Computer use is limited to 30 minutes. In-library programs and meeting rooms are not available.
Join library staff for “Coffee and a Book” on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. via Zoom. Grab your favorite beverage and be prepared to discuss “The Book of Longing ” by Sue Monk Kidd. Pick up the book at the Library to read beforehand. Let us know if you would like to join and be sure to give us your email address for Zoom’s participation.
Meet the Author by Zoom at our evening book club on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The discussion will center on “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger, who will answer questions about “Ordinary Grace” and other books he has authored. Pick the book up at the Library and provide us with your email address in order to participate via Zoom.
The Oak Harbor Public Library Local History & Museum Center is open by appointment on Tuesday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m.-Noon.