November Newsletter

November 2020 New Adjusted Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 - 6:00 Saturday 9:00 -1:00 301 N. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351 419-294-1345 Upper Sandusky Community Library Connect with us! www. usclibrary.org or uscl @seolibraries.org usclibrary.org uscl@seolibraries.org You never know what you’ll discover when you come to the library. That is certainly true of the Adventure Central Collection here at USCL. Celebrating its second anniversary, Adventure Central was the culmination of ideas of several members of staff and a special passion of Catalog Specialist, Annette Cheney. Consisting of such non-traditional items ranging from a sewing machine, musical instruments and telescopes to Launchpads, wi-fi hot spots, and a turntable this collection has something for everyone. “My hope is that people use these items together across the generations and that it’s a way to build family,” says Annette. Adventure Central aims to provide access to many items that might be cost prohibitive to many families. “The first thing I thought of for the collection was a telescope! I would have loved to walk into a library and checked out a telescope!” It also allows parents and children to try out an item or to explore an interest be- fore investing in a purchase themselves. Though its conception began at USCL, the collection has become one for the community by the community with many items being generously sponsored by local groups such as the Friends of the Library, Rotary, and Wyandot County Community Foundation and others. Adventure Central continues to ex- pand and Continued inside... In Memory of Elliot Frey on the occasion of what would have been his 24 th Birthday From Brad & Susy Frey Feed Your Imagination Start celebrating Thanksgiving now with this month’s Storywalk book, “ Twas the Night Before Thanksgiv- ing” by Dav Pilker. Walk uptown with your family and follow the story from one business window to another and read how school children on a field trip to Mack Nugget's farm save the lives of eight turkeys! Where does this story begin? At the library, of course! Don’t let the story stop with the walk! Adventure Central offers great ways to inspire your family’s imagination to create stories of their own with games for everyone like Story Cubes for all ages and Once Upon a Time, the story telling card game, for older youth and adults. Create silly stories or poems with Story Maker which contains 150 magnetized words and phrases just perfect for the fridge and after dinner fun. What will be your family’s Kids Can Cook! Who doesn’t need a little help in the kitchen for Thanksgiving? Make room in the kitchen for your child to add these tasty Turkey Day appetizers to your holiday menu! On November 19th, on USCL’s Face- book and website, join Miss Jill as she shows kids how to make deliciously munchable Pumpkin spice Chex Mix and yummy “Pumpkin Pie” cheese appetizers. Make some mem- ories in the kitchen with your child this Thanksgiving. We know you’ll be thankful that you did! USCL will be Closed Wednesday November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day Thursday November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving! Your Adventure Awaits!

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