The Oak Harbor Public Library is open and just like everyone else, they are doing things differently because of COVID-19. The library is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday its hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and on Saturday from 9 a.m.-Noon.
Library officials ask everyone who comes into the library to wear a mask. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Computer use is limited to 30 minutes at a time. In-library programs and meeting rooms are not available for now.
Make the library part of your weekly routine, as children are going back to school, whether online or in person. Library books will supplement what they are learning at school, from history, science and math to reading for fun.
The Oak Harbor Public Library Local History Museum Center is open Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a..m.-Noon by appointment only.
The “Coffee and a Book” program is on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m., at the Oak Harbor Veteran’s Park shelter house, or join the group via Zoom. Bring your favorite beverage and be prepared to discuss Nicholas Sparks’ “Every Breath.” Pick up a copy of the book at the Oak Harbor Public Library to read beforehand.
The evening book club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Oak Harbor Veteran’s Park shelter house or via Zoom. The discussion will center on “Red at the Bone” by J. Woodson.
Check the library out on Facebook and its YouTube channel for children’s activities, Miss Chris reading stories, short segments on nature and outdoor activities, local histories, craft projects and other activities.
For more information, call 419-898-7001.