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Compete to make the best Rube Goldberg Machine!

Do you know who Rube Goldberg is? If not, Upper Sandusky Community Library’s STEAMpunks have you covered!

Join Youth Services Specialist Lisa Andres at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 1 as she introduces you to Rube Goldberg: cartoonist, inventor, and the only person listed in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as an adjective. After a little background, it’ll be your turn to create your very own Rube Goldberg Machine that is able to ring a bell. The team whose contraption works continuously longer ringing the bell will win. All items will be supplied for the program.

Stop by for StoryTime with Miss Jill

Get ready for loads of fun with Miss Jill at Tiny Tots and Preschool StoryTime!

Tiny Tots StoryTime is an energetic program designed for children ages newborn to 3 years old and their caregiver. It will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Mondays, 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and 11:00 a.m. on Wednesdays.

Preschool StoryTime is a fun, interactive program which includes a science experiment for ages 3 to 6. It will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Mondays.

Learn how to make AJ's pizza

Have you ever wondered how local restaurants make some of your favorite foods? Sample Taste of the Town and find out for yourself.

Taste of the Town is a new adult cooking program hosted by the Upper Sandusky Community Library. In this monthly program, representatives from local restaurants will share their culinary passion and demonstrate how to make one of their most popular dishes.

Take part in USCL's Pumpkin Decorating Contest

If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly fall project, then swing by the Upper Sandusky Community Library to take part in a Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

The contest kicks off October 18. Simply pick up a pumpkin in the library’s front vestibule, take it home, and start decorating. There will be a limited number of pumpkins available for the contest, so make sure to get yours early. Carved jack-o-lanterns are not allowed.

STEAMPunk Family Drive-In & Car Show

Ka-chow! Drive on in to the library for the return of S.T.E.A.M.Punks!

Kids, teens, and adults can make their own cardboard car at home and visit the library for the Drive-In Movie and Car Show on Monday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the large meeting room. Need some extra supplies for your cardboard car? Check out the supplies Youth Services Specialist Lisa Andres has collected and take home what you need to deck out your car. Trophies and cash awards will be given to winners by age group categories. All participants will also receive a snack pack supplied by Boo Bear Auto.

Walk the Trail of Terror

If you’re in the Halloween mood and ready to send shivers down your spine, then sign up for Upper Sandusky Community Library’s Trail of Terror: Chilling Tales from History and Urban Legend.

Tour host Ashlie Payton will captivate you with her spine-tingling, hair-raising, and eerie stories from the past. The walking ghost tour, which takes place on Saturday, October 16, will wind through the wooded trails at Harrison-Smith Park with tales told by local storytellers.

Learn what the library can offer to help you teach your children

The Upper Sandusky Community Library has a ton of resources, but do you know how it can help you educate your children?

Join library staff at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 30 for the Homeschool & Teacher Open House. Designed with teachers and homeschool parents in mind, this program will highlight the resources available at the library that you can use in your teachings. Spanning from Adventure Central items to the Quest Collection to online databases and more, staff will show you items to use that will help your children in their educational journey.

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