Events

November 13 - 19, 2019

Wednesday, November 13

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Fox Party

Children ages 6 and under can join us for stories, songs and crafts all about foxes! Preregistration required.

Book Buddies - Adult Book Discussion

Sept. 11; “Longitudes and Attitudes” by Thomas Friedman Oct. 9; “Girls of Atomic City” by Denice Kierna Nov. 13; “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon...

STEAM: Build It

Come build with us! The library supplies the blocks and you supply the ideas and creations. Intended for children ages 6 and up. Little builders, ages 4...

South Lorain Chess Club

Open play chess sessions are for all levels, from beginner to expert. This is an opportunity for chess players to congregate, meet others, talk chess, play...

Yoga for Beginners

Join us for this free weekly yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Android Help

Do you have an Android phone, but don't know how to use it? This program will teach you the basics and help you get started with using your Android,...

Line Dancing

Line dancing to rhythm and blues and soul music is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you already know...

Books and Brews - Speak of the Devil

Sept. 11; “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty‑First Century” by Jessica Bruder Oct. 9; “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley Nov. 13; “The Good Lord Bird”...

Small Business Series

Nov. 6; Exploring Social Media Nov. 13; Email Marketing This fall are you looking to start a new adventure in a small business? Then come to the library and...

Teen Anime Night

Join fellow fans for an evening of anime, manga and light refreshments. G‑rated cosplay is encouraged. Perfect for those in sixth to 12th grade....

Thursday, November 14

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Genealogy Club

Come join us whether you are new to researching your family tree or you have been looking for your family's story for a while. We come together to learn...

Book Sale

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the Friends of the Avon Library. New members may join and former members may renew their annual...

Cozy Book Discussion

Sept. 19; “American Spy” by Lauren Wilkinson Oct.17; “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson Nov. 14; “The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians...

Southwest General Health Center Health Topics

Come and learn about your health from Southwest General Health Center's Community Outreach nurse. Blood pressure and heart rate screening will be...

Board Game Night

Bring your friends and family for a fun evening playing popular and unique board games! A variety of board games will be provided but, participants are...

Coding Club

Explore computer programming in a fun, collaborative environment! Newbies and experienced coders alike are welcome. Best for children in grades 3 to 6....

Whet Your Palette "Christmas Ornament"

Customize your Christmas Ornament with your name or saying!Join Whet Your Palette at Paper Moon Vineyards on Thurs, Nov 14th from 6:30-8:30pm to paint...

Friday, November 15

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Book Sale

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the Friends of the Avon Library. New members may join and former members may renew their annual...

The Herbalist’s Workshop: Working with Essential Oils

Have you ever wanted to make something with completely natural ingredients to pamper yourself at home? What do you have around the house that could freshen...

Crochet and Knit

Join other knitters, crocheters and other crafty folks by learning a new skill or bringing in your current project. New attendees are always welcome....

Yoga for Beginners

Join us for this free weekly yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste! Preregistration required.

Trivia Night

Get together for a family-friendly night of trivia! Round up a team of players – or come on your own – and test your knowledge of pop culture particulars,...

Saturday, November 16

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Book Sale

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the Friends of the Avon Library. New members may join and former members may renew their annual...

Yarn Club

Join other knitters, crocheters and other crafty folks in learning a new skill or bring in your current project. New attendees are always welcome....

Puppy Pals

Children ages 5 to 10 sit and read to a therapy dog for a 15 minute session. Preregistration required.

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts, and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods, and fun...

Marble Roller Coasters

Create zany roller coasters and test them on unsuspecting marbles. Preregistration required.

LPLS Main Writers' Group

Come and join us in this pressure - free and friendly writing group. Engage in writing exercises and peer critiques, as well as support for whatever project...

Whet Your Palette "Tommy Turkey"

Join Whet Your Palette at Paper Moon Vineyards on Sat, Nov 16th from 1:00-3:00pm to paint "Tommy Turkey" on a 12X16 canvas. The cost is $35.00 and...

Dino Dig

Join us for a party all about dinosaurs! We will have dino‑themed games, crafts and more. Perfect for families with children of all ages. Preregistration...

TIMARA 50th Anniversary Concert

A special blend of music performed by Oberlin College and Conservatory students as well as community ensembles.

Sunday, November 17

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

HILO Duo

A guest recital by the HILO Duo: Caroline Chin, violin and Brian Snow, cello.

Monday, November 18

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Chair Yoga

We will do guided mindfulness relaxation and then follow along with videos for chair yoga. Stay afterward for tea or water and chat with new your friends....

Teen Art Studio

Explore your creative potential in our open‑ended, super chill Teen Art Studio. In September, use pencils, charcoal, and graphite, October is for acrylics...

Teen Book Club

Sept. 16; “The Gilded Wolves” by Roshani Chokshi Oct. 14; “There's Something About Sweetie” by Sandhya Menon Nov. 11; “The Merciful Crow” by Margaret...

Life Sized Scrabble©

Adults and teens, do you have the wordsmith skills to be a Scrabble© champion? Then come to the library to play a life‑sized version, complete with tiles,...

Simple Graphic Design Using Canva

Learn the basics of creating flyers, logos and more using the simple graphic design website Canva. Preregistration required.

Tuesday, November 19

Shoreline Treasures

Shoreline Treasures is an ongoing, self-guided tour presented by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners. While promoting tourism, Shoreline...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Birthday Party

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar” turns 50 this year! Come wish this very special caterpillar a happy birthday with games, activities, and treats. All ages...

Sewing Club

Learn hand sewing and sewing machine skills. A few sewing machines will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own portable machine. All skill levels...

Change of Pace Book Club

Sept. 17; “In Pieces” by Sally Field Oct. 15; “The Moon Is Down” by John Steinbeck Nov. 19; “Call Me American” by Abi Nor Iftin Would you like to spend an...

Family Fun Night: If You Give a Student a Story Time

November is International Picture Book Month and to celebrate we’ve planned a special story time around the “If You Give…” series by Laura Joffe Numeroff....

Tech CLub

Explore programming, robots and electronics in a fun, collaborative environment! Designed for children ages 9 and up. Preregistration required.

Outsmart the Scammers

Incidents of fraud are on the rise and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. Join Matt Nickels, a local Edward Jones Financial Advisor, to learn the...

From Milling to Manufacturing: The Modernization of Oberlin Industry

Oberlin Heritage Center Museum Education and Tour Coordinator Amanda Manahan offers a free public program on Oberlin’s industries from the early 20th century...

Neil Berg's "50 Years of Rock & Roll, Part 2"

“50 Years of Rock & Roll Part 2” covers the years 1931-1981. Now we get to experience all the incredible Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists and songs that...

November 13 - 19, 2019