On Tuesday May 21 at 6:30 pm, join Erie MetroParks naturalist Cheryl Kilmer for a talk about the American Bald Eagle! Discover fun facts about how they behave, what they eat, and where they live! She will also show recent pictures of successful nests throughout Erie County. Registration required here.
Reminder that we have Lunch Bunch on Friday weather permitting! NOTE: If it rains, this program will be cancelled.
Join us Monday, May 13 at 6:30 pm for Common Culinary Herbs Used as Medicine. This class, led by Mary Colvin, Registered Herbalist with American Herbalist Guild, will talk about ten common kitchen herbs that are known for their culinary aspects, and show you how they were used for centuries as medicine. Registration required here
NOTE: The Blood Drive that was scheduled in the newsletter for Saturday, May 18 has been cancelled. We do have one scheduled for Thursday, June 27 from 1-6. Hope to see you there! Each donation has the power to save 3 lives!
Are you ready for an adventure? Lifelong resident, writer, and historian Eric Ebinger peels back centuries of history. The people, the places, and events that shaped our local history share unique and sometimes startling connections to the history of the United States as a whole. Join Eric on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 pm as [...]
Would you appreciate the opportunity to ask a local expert questions you have about finances? Take advantage of these programs presented by Serving Our Seniors. This program includes 4 sessions covering a variety of topics. Register for one or all 4 dates. May 2 at 6:30pm - Understanding the Foundations of Financial Investing May [...]
Join the national celebration of the comic book! Every year, the first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day. Come to the Library and pick out your free comic book from a wide selection. And don’t miss out on the Star Wars-themed display cases in honor of May the 4th! All ages welcome. While [...]
On Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 pm Donna Green, FCS Educator from Ohio State University Extension returns to present on what comprises a healthy diet. We will look at historical changes in food recommendations over the years. You will learn how too much or too little of specific foods can affect your risk for chronic [...]
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The 2019 State of the Community hosted a packed room full of eager community members looking to hear the report from 2018 and future plans for 2019. Senator Gavarone and Representative Arndt were also in attendance. We look forward to a successful and prosperous 2019.
In honor of National Library Week, help your neighbors and lower your late fees. Fines overdue to the library will be waived in exchange for a donation of a non-perishable food item. Donations cannot be expired and will be delivered to the Huron Food Pantry for distribution.
April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate Huron Library will be hosting a gathering of Huron Poets on April 11 at 6:30pm. All are invited to hear them read poems submitted for the Library’s 44839 Poetry Competition. At this event, contest winners will be announced and all entrants will receive a copy of the [...]
Have you wanted to tap into the benefits of meditation, but you aren't sure where to start? Join us on April 9 at 6:30pm - this program, led by local author Dr. Larry Smith and his wife Dr. Ann Smith, will equip you to start your own practice. Enjoy segments of guided and walking meditation, [...]
EVERY FRIDAY, April 5 to June 21 from 2 - 3:30pm This 12-week program is a training and peer support group developed to increase resiliency, wellness, and self-management of health and behavioral health. Build goal-setting skills to achieve better holistic wellness. The group can benefit ANY adult or teen interested in making health improvements. This [...]
Join us on Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30pm to discover the magic and mystery of your Microbiome. This program, with Donna Green, FCS Educator from Ohio State University Extension, will take us inside the human gut where we will look at our microbial inhabitants. We will examine the influence of "gut bugs" on nutrition, health, [...]
Home for spring break? Story hour is still going on. So get the kids out of the house and come to the library! Check out the schedule here
Join us for the Huron State of the Community meeting on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30pm at the BGSU Firelands Cedar Point Center. Enjoy refreshments as well as a meet and greet with representatives from the city, township, schools, chamber, library and BGSU Firelands. Any questions about the event can be directed to the Chamber [...]
Seniors are particularly vulnerable to fraud and scams. Many incidents likely go unreported. Learn about the latest scams targeting this population and find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Join us Thursday, March 21 at 10:30 am for this important program that can help you and your loved ones. And please share [...]
On Monday, March 18 at 6:30 pm attend this free information session, designed for both teens and their parents. The presentation will give an overview of the tests and include topics such as preparation, strategies, test differences, and subjects covered. Registration required here.
Huron Public Library is hiring a teen/ tween librarian! Please consider applying, and share this widely if you know of qualified applicants. View the application here.
Join Susan Shickley, Program Assistant from Ohio State University Extension, at the Huron Library on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm for this program which will focus on tips to help you plan so you can make healthy, nutritious meals using the “pantry principle.” Included will be suggestions for healthy snacks, as well as a [...]
Join the Huron Library on Monday, March 4 at 6:30 pm for Seneca Falls to Suffrage: Stories of the First Wave. "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal…” These words written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1848 began a movement towards equality. Come and learn about the [...]
Greg Bauman’s first drumming gig was at age 14 and, now in his sixth decade, he’s more active than ever. Greg splits his time between Huron, Ohio and Kyoto, Japan where you’ll find him appearing with his own “Jazztet,” as well as with other American and Japanese jazz artists. For the past 2 years, Greg [...]
On Thursday, February 21 at 6:30 pm, John Blakeman, prairie biologist and landscape designer, will tell the story of Ohio's native prairies, telling how they are being persevered locally, and how their beautiful vegetation can be used in innovative landscaping. Refreshments will be served. Registration required and can be accessed here.
Feeling a case of the winter doldrums? Think to warmer days ahead and learn about a compelling hobby made possible by our Great Lake! This presentation on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:30 pm outlines the Sandusky Sailing Club "Learn to Sail Program," which includes junior, adult, community, and adaptive sail courses. Learn about programs that [...]
The Maritime Museum of Sandusky takes us back in time 100 years ago when the protected waters of Sandusky Bay were great for skating and ice boating on Thursday, January 24 at 6:30pm. But many locals also worked out on the ice by transporting goods to the Lake Erie islands, icebreaking, on passenger boats, and [...]
Join the Library for Stroke Prevention on Thursday, January 24 at 11am. Presented by the Kingston Community, this talk provides an overview of strokes, teaching about the different types, and the changes in the brain that can result. You will learn the risk factors of a stroke and what you can do to prevent one. [...]
Join the Library on Sunday, January 27 at 3pm for Live with Friends presents Patrick Woods. Patrick Woods has carved out his unique brand of up-tempo driving acoustic instrumentals that are complex enough to be appreciated by advanced musicians, but melodic enough to be enjoyed by the average music lover. His ambitious playing earned him [...]
Join the Huron Library on Saturday, February 2 at 2pm to learn about the romance of Woodrow and Edith Wilson. The blissful marriage between widower President Woodrow Wilson and widow Edith Bolling Galt was a partnership that would benefit the country during the Great War. However, when President Wilson was felled by a debilitating stroke, [...]
Huron City Manager, Andy White, will present a talk at the Huron Library on what is new for 2019. He will cover capital projects on the slate and what we can expect to see in Huron in the new year. A questions and answer period with the audience will follow the talk. Registration encouraged.
On Thursday, January 10 at 6:30 pm, Amanda Cloud from Firelands Regional Medical Center discusses living wills and power of attorney documents. These documents help guide your medical decisions when you are unable to make these decisions for yourself, as well as allowing you to designate an individual to make these decisions for you should [...]
We have some VERY talented local artists! Every December artists that have exhibited in the gallery are invited to display again for the honor of winning "Best in Show" as selected by our patrons. Here are this years results: 3rd place (3-way tie): Dominic Sberna, Eileen Rockwell, and Kathleen Herald 2nd Place: Bernard Bong 1st [...]
Wouldn’t you like to eat healthy snacks and to enter to win great prizes including: a $25 gift card at a local restaurant; $15 gift card to Rooted; gift basket; gift certificates; health food and nutritional supplements; natural, herbal foaming hand wash and dispensers; meat thermometers; a painting; and more? Wouldn’t you like to spend a few hours talking to professionals who could help you keep your New Years resolutions to make healthier choices, to exercise, to eat better, to stress less, and to find more natural products with which to maintain your health and your home? YOU CAN! Please save the date for our upcoming Health Fair! Join us for the New Year, New You Health Fair on Saturday, January 5 from 10am to noon at the Huron Public Library. Registration is not required, but is encouraged – click here. […]
Local kids can start sending their letters to Santa early. Drop off locations with mailboxes include Shawnee, The Woodlands and the Library. Letters will be delivered directly to the North Pole and Santa will be sending letters back in response. Be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your drop off.
On Monday, December 10 at 6:30 pm Master Gardener Mary Strayer will rekindle childhood Christmas memories by sharing decorations from the past, leading up to more current trends. Revel in nostalgia, whilst learning useful decorating tips. Attendees are also invited to bring favorite decorations for others to view. Registration required and can be found here.
On Thursday, December 13 at 6:30, Yesteryear Funland is excited to present "Christmas Memories" popular Christmas toys from 1920 to present. See the amazing 1962 Barbie Dream House, an Original Game Boy, vintage Hotwheels, and much more. Also enjoy a video documentary of popular Christmas toys decade by decade from 1910 to present. Registration required [...]
The Library will be hosting a Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 2 from 2-4pm. The event will feature performances by the Eric Everett Jazz Ensemble and the Huron High School Troubadours. A special thank you to the Huron Garden Club for decorating our tree. Refreshments will be provided by the Board of Trustees. At [...]
Want to learn more about your family history? Join the Huron County Genealogy Society for this 2-part workshop. there is a $5 supply fee. Register here by November 26
The Socrates Cafe meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 14 has been cancelled and the topic postponed until the meeting on Wednesday, December 19 at 7 pm.
Thanks to a grant from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the Huron Public Library has a display of books on this fascinating branch of science. Learn all about the x-ray, Madame Curie, the use of radiation in medical treatments and much more. Through November 30 enter to win FREE books for adults and children, [...]
From November 11 - 17, help your neighbors and lower your late fees! Fines for an overdue Huron Library item will be waived in exchange for a donation(one non-perishable food item per overdue item). New and old fines will be forgiven if the fine is for one of our library's items (no lost or damaged [...]
On Sunday, November 18 at 3 pm please join us at the Huron Public Library in celebration as we honor Bob Reynolds, City of Huron Poet Laureate. Local poets will read poems written by Mr. Reynolds. Light refreshments will be served. No registration required.
On Saturday, November 10 at 1 pm join us for our 2nd annual Veterans Day event to celebrate our service men and women, and the families that support them. Hear the stories and memories of local veterans, learn about local resources, and remember absent heroes at the Missing Man Table. Any attendee is invited to [...]
Thursday, November 8 at 6:30 pm The Maritime Museum of Sandusky will discuss 7 famous Lake Erie tragedies. Lake Erie is the oldest and shallowest of the five Great Lakes. It measures 241 miles long and 57 miles wide. Due to the shallow waters, storms can produce unpredictable and often severe conditions on the lake. [...]
On Sunday, November 4 at 3 pm the Friends of the Library host DeWayne and Tracie Henson, who have been playing music together for over 22 years.Tracie plays the hammered dulcimer and DeWayne adds a unique style of finger-picking to the Auto Harp, a 5-string bluegrass banjo and a 12 string Taylor guitar. Please come [...]
Ever seen a Bald Eagle up close? Owls? Snakes? Reptiles? Oh my! Please join us Saturday, November 3 at 10 AM for this all ages event to see Ohio's amazing wildlife with your own eyes. Presented by Back to the Wild, a wildlife rehabilitation and nature education center in Castalia, the Huron Library will host [...]
On Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 pm come to the Huron Library to see the artwork of local student artists who attend the watercolor classes taught by Clela Neale at the Zion Lutheran Christian Center. The painters are all ages, skill levels, and use various watercolor techniques with a wide variety of subjects. You are [...]
The Friends of the Huron Library welcomed our new Library Director Vicky Ritchie, picture with Friends of the Library President Barbara Wilson.
Wednesday, October 17 come out to Mulberry Creek Herb Farm (3312 Bogart Road, Huron) for a special storytime! Bring blankets and sweatshirts to the garden's pavilion to read farm-inspired stories and sing along with the guitar. After storytime we will be led through the farm to see the fall harvest. Suggested for families of children [...]
Norwalk resident Cary Ashby shares excerpts of his debut novel, Colt Maverick, during this author event and book-signing. Colt Maverick is a retired NFL player-turned successful private investigator who has been hired to find the missing wife of a high-profile but secretive businessman. Since 2004, Ashby has been a staff writer for the Norwalk Reflector, [...]
Have you wanted to try home brewing? Lyle Fisher of Firelands Homebrew Club will share information about this hobby, which can be quite simple, inexpensive and satisfying. Learn the basic terminology of brewing, methods, proper sanitation, ingredients and the types of equipment to get started. Register here.
On Monday, October 1 at 6:30 pm Dr. Larry Smith, professor emeritus of Bowling Green State University, author, editor-publisher, and biographer, will present a program on “Henry David Thoreau: Words and Images.” Smith has researched Thoreau at Concord, Massachusetts and at the Thoreau Institute and Walden Woods. His recent book, Thoreau’s Lost Journal: Poems, was [...]
The Friends of the Library invite you to this must-see concert experience on Sunday, September 30 at 3 pm! The Whiskey Charmers is a Detroit-based Americana band led by Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa. Since forming the band in 2012, they have released two full-length albums to excellent reviews in the U.S. and abroad. Comparisons [...]