Events

April 4 - 10, 2020

Saturday, April 4

Browser's Reading Buddies

Children ages 5 to 10 sit and read to a therapy dog for a 15 minute session. Call the library at 440-327-8326 to register.

Science, Baby!-Activities for Babies and Toddlers

Explore concepts like gravity, motion, light and sound through station-based play. Activities designed especially for babies and toddlers. Preregistration...

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and activities. Participants will also bring home a packaged set of ingredients...

Lorain County Spinners and Weavers Pop Up Shop Show

Presented by Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA). A Pop-Up Shop Show exhibiting items handmade by members of the Lorain County Spinners and...

Peepsapalooza: Catapults and Taste Testing

Tweens and teens ages 10 to 18 can create their very own catapult and taste test different flavored Peeps. Preregistration required.

Teen Art Studio Special: Blackout Poetry

Celebrate National Poetry Month by creating your own, one-of-a-kind poem and art piece through the magic of Blackout Poetry! For romantic poet types, ages 12...

Thinking Money for Kids Kick-Off Party

We're kicking off the financial literacy exhibit Thinking Money for Kids with games, crafts and piggy banks! Thinking Money for Kids was developed by the...

FAVA Annual Art Auction & Wine Tasting Gala

Enjoy an evening of food, wine, and art at FAVA's Annual Art Auction and Wine Tasting Fundraiser. A great opportunity to purchase amazing original art while...

Sunday, April 5

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Lorain County Spinners and Weavers Pop Up Shop Show

Presented by Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA). A Pop-Up Shop Show exhibiting items handmade by members of the Lorain County Spinners and...

Monday, April 6

Story Stop

Caregivers with children of all ages are invited for stories, activities and play. Preregistration required.

Story Stop

Caregivers with children of all ages are invited for stories, activities and play. Mar. 16; Color Green and Leprechauns Mar. 23; Spring Mar. 30;...

Tai-Chi for Arthritis

Are you one of the over 50 million people in the U.S. who has arthritis, including pain, stiffness and fear of falling? If so, you are invited to attend...

Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza

Families with little ones are invited to join us for an “eggcellent” evening. Take a photo with the Easter Bunny and join us for an egg hunt. Don’t forget...

Spring Veggies How-To

Spring is in the air and that means great vegetables are in season! Come learn how to make good use of spring’s vegetable bounty. Preregistration required.

Domokas Comic-Con

Do you have a love of comic books, anime or television shows? Celebrate it all with our annual mini comic-con. Join in a cosplay contest, eat nerdy treats,...

Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza

Families with little ones are invited to join us for an “eggcellent” evening. Take a photo with the Easter Bunny and join us for an egg hunt. Don’t forget...

Pajama Jam

Join us in your jammies for a bedtime story and music. For families with children of all ages. March 16: Narwhals April 6: Paw Patrol

Virtual Reality: Game Night

Come join us to try out the Oculus Quest Virtual Reality Headsets! On the first Monday of every month, we will be trying out a different VR game. February...

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga. Join us as we follow along with video led chair yoga exercises every Monday. Check with your healthcare...

Tuesday, April 7

Little Learners

Children ages 4 and 5, with a caregiver, will nurture their love of reading through books and activities. Preregistration required.

Little Learners

Children ages 4 and 5, with a caregiver, will nurture their love of reading through books and activities. Preregistration required.

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Tales for Tykes

Stories, movement and rhymes for active walkers through 3-year-olds with their caregivers. Preregistration required.

Music Makers

A musical story time for families with children of all ages. Join us for stories with a beat, toe-tapping tunes, instruments and dancing. Preregistration...

Silly Fun

Come and play games and challenges designed to make you laugh, cry and even think on occasion! Ages 8 to 18. Preregistration required.

Financial Literacy: Understanding and Launching A Nonprofit Organization

If you are considering starting a Nonprofit then take advantage of this seminar. Members from SCORE, America's premiere source of business mentoring and...

Learning to code with Python: Cumulative four-part course

Learn the fundamentals of Python programming through a cumulative four-part course. Participants are highly encouraged to bring a laptop with Python already...

Sewing Basics

Come learn the ins and outs of sewing. Beginners welcome! Preregistration required.

Cookbook Book Club

If you love to read, cook, learn and share recipes, this group is for you. Bring a dish from the selected month’s cookbook and share your experience in the...

Estate Planning 101

Join Joseph L. Motta, LPA, a local estate planning and elder law attorney, as he discusses how to avoid common estate planning mistakes to ensure that you...

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

Would you like to spend an evening each month discussing a great book and making new friends? Check out our book discussion group! Copies of the book are...

Wednesday, April 8

Golden Grab Bag Series: Estate Planning

Seniors, join us for a series of programs designed specifically for you! Joseph Motta discusses why most estate plans fail to protect your family and assets...

Golden Grab Bag Series: Euclid Beach Park

Seniors, join us for a series of programs designed specifically for you! Learn about the attractions, food, and rides at Euclid Beach Park during the time...

Rising Titans Playgroup

Want to play and learn with your child? Join the Rising Titans playgroup for children ages 5 and under where parents and caregivers can take part in leisure...

Story Stop

Caregivers with children of all ages are invited for stories, activities and play. Preregistration required.

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Book Buddies

Would you like to spend an afternoon each month discussing a great book and making friends? Check out our book discussion group! Copies of the book are...

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 Wednesday yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Crafty Adults

Are you a crafter or would you like to be one? Join us at the library monthly to try a new craft or learn a new skill and make new friends. This program is...

Autism from the Inside Out and the Outside In

Presenter Sean Barron will discuss his primary autism struggles during childhood through adulthood and share the ten social rules in the book he co-wrote...

Books and Brews - Speak of the Devil

Adults 21 and over are invited to join us for a cold brew and some good reads at Speak of the Devil, 201 W. Fifth Street, Lorain. Participants are...

Candy Coated Coding for Preschoolers

Preschoolers will play a game that teaches coding skills while building their own path to grab all of King Kandy’s candy. Preregistration required.

Open Mic NIght

All are welcome to perform their original poetry, favorite poems or excerpts of stories. Whether you would like to perform or listen, come out to meet and...

Thursday, April 9

A.M. Yoga

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

Baby and Me

Bounce, wiggle and play at this interactive story time. For babies birth through 18 months, or early walkers, with their caregivers. Preregistration required.

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Tales for Tykes

Stories, movement and rhymes for active walkers through 3-year-olds with their caregivers. Preregistration required.

Columbia Knitters, Crocheters and Needle Crafters

Come if you want to learn or are already a knitter or crocheter. Feel free to bring in an ongoing project or start something new!

Bunny Bounce Movie Night

Bring a pillow or bean bag and enjoy a hoppin' movie. Lights snacks will be provided. After the movie a make and take craft will be available to enjoy at...

Music Makers

A musical story time for families with children of all ages. Join us for stories with a beat, toe-tapping tunes, instruments and dancing. Preregistration...

Unicorn Day

Tweens and teens ages 10 to 18 can celebrate Unicorn Day by creating unicorn flower pots and enjoying unicorn themed snacks. Preregistration required.

Coding Club

Explore computer programming in a fun, collaborative environment! Best for children ages 8 to 14. Preregistration required.

Tech Club

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

Friday, April 10

Pig Party

Children and their caregivers can join us for pig themed stories and the chance to decorate their very own piggy bank. Preregistration required.

Story Time in the Woods

Offered two Fridays per month April to October at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road. Music, movement activities and play will accompany...

Displaced: Cairo, An American City

Closing Reception and Panel Talk: Saturday, April 25th 2pm-4pm Displaced: Cairo, An American City investigates and responds to the racial inequities and...

Fiber Art Group

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

Drop-In Tech Help

Come with your basic tech questions and get hands-on help. Preregistration required.

 Oli Bentley: For/ge/t

For/ge/t is a multimedia installation that focuses on how we interact with our environment and the impact of consumerism. Through interactive video...

April 4 - 10, 2020