Events

April 22 - May 21, 2019

Monday, April 22

Shoreline Treasures

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

Environmentally Yours- Earth Day Movie Night

How does the Earth throw a party? They plan it! Come to the library and celebrate Earth Day. Learn about actions you can take to help the environment on a...

Tuesday, April 23

Shoreline Treasures

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

Afternoon Adult Book Discussion

Adults, enjoy a fun and interesting discussion of a popular title on the fourth Tuesday afternoon monthly. Copies of the book are available at the adult...

Introduction to Lapidary and Jewelry Making

Join members of the Parma Lapidary Club as they demonstrate how to turn rocks and minerals into jewelry. Topics that will be covered include where to find...

Pizza and Pages

Join our new monthly graphic novel reading club for teens that will feature small‑group shared reading, guided listening and lots of cheesy, gooey goodness!...

Wednesday, April 24

Shoreline Treasures

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

Mud Mania

Children ages 6 and under can come hear mud themed stories and make mud paintings! Make sure to wear play clothes! Preregistration required.

Amherst After Hours

Meet other professionals in the Amherst community while learning more about how M.S.A. can help you build your business. Get to know M.S.A. members socially...

Domonkas Writing Group: The Lakeview Pen

Would you like to try your hand at creative writing but need some inspiration? Come to the library for monthly meetings to sharpen your writing skills and...

Thursday, April 25

Shoreline Treasures

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

Spice & Herb Club- Curry

Experience a taste of curry and learn how to use Indian‑inspired flavors in your cooking. Enjoy a sample of Tikka Masala! Preregistration required.

Prohibition Tour: "Wets" vs. "Drys"

The Lorain Historical Society has brought back the Prohibition Tour, due to high demand! Do you know how many bars closed in Lorain because of...

Book Sale Preview

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of The Friends of North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. New members may join, or former members...

Cupcake Wars

Tweens and Teens ages 10 to 18 can compete to see who can decorate the best cupcake! Preregistration required.

Whet Your Palette "Historical Octagon Barn"

Join Whet Your Palette along with the Amherst Historical Society for an evening of painting and fun at the Grange Hall in the Amherst Sandstone Village on...

Friday, April 26

Shoreline Treasures

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

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. Find a large assortment of books, movies,...

Story Time In the Woods

Offered 2 Fridays per month April to October at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road. Music, movement activities and play will accompany...

Saturday, April 27

Shoreline Treasures

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

2019 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Books and Brunch

Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Present Books and Brunch Love is in Bloom Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Author Presentations ~ 10:00 –...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. Find a large assortment of books, movies,...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and fun, as we explore cooking, new foods, and fun ways to get moving on the...

Food and Fun

Children and teens 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and cooking activities. May require knife and other cooking skills. Preregistration...

A Tour of Murders & Mysteries of Lorain County

Based on the most compelling book "Murders, Mysteries and History of Lorain County Ohio 1824 - 1956" by local author and historian Don Hilton, you'll get a...

North Ridgeville Writers

Interested in meeting other writers to hone your writing skills but need motivation? Then, join us to read, critique and learn the craft of writing in...

North Ridgeville Writers

Interested in meeting other writers to hone your writing skills but need motivation? Then, join us to read, critique and learn the craft of writing in...

Family Fort Night

Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day by having a Family Fort Night at the library. Step 1: Gather materials to build your fort. Step 2: Build a fort big enough...

Family Fort Night

The Lorain Public Library System is celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) by hosting a Family Fort Night at the...

Prohibition Tour: "Wets" vs. "Drys"

The Lorain Historical Society has brought back this tour, due to the high demand! Do you know how many bars closed in Lorain because of Prohibition? ...

Sunday, April 28

Shoreline Treasures

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

Brunch for the Beacon

A brunch for the Lorain Lighthouse maintenance. an annual fundraiser held at the Jackalope Lakeside Restaurant.

A Tour of Murders & Mysteries of Lorain County

Based on the most compelling book "Murders, Mysteries and History of Lorain County Ohio 1824 - 1956" by local author and historian Don Hilton, you'll get a...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by The Friends of the North Ridgeville Branch Library, Inc. Find a large assortment of books, movies,...

Monday, April 29

Shoreline Treasures

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

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Family Fort NIght

The Lorain Public Library System is celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) by hosting a Family Fort Night at the...

Adult Book Discussion

Adults, enjoy an upbeat and thought‑provoking discussion of titles suggested by the group and Domonkas Branch staff. Copies of the book are available at the...

Tuesday, April 30

Shoreline Treasures

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

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Family Fort Night

The Lorain Public Library System is celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) by hosting a Family Fort Night at the...

Mexican Embossed Tin Art

Create beautiful art by embossing designs on soft metal. This traditional Mexican art form is called repujado. It’s easy and you get to go home with your own...

Family Engineering Night

Join us for a fun, family‑friendly engineering competition that challenges your STEM skills. Preregistration required.

Wednesday, May 1

Shoreline Treasures

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

Under The Sea Party

Children ages 6 and under can celebrate life under the sea with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks! Preregistration required.

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Coloring for Grown-Ups

Experience the calming, stress‑ relieving benefits of coloring beautiful designs and patterns made for adults. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers will be...

Coloring for Grown-ups

Experience the calming, stress‑relieving benefits of coloring beautiful designs and patterns made for adults. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers will be...

Craft-A-Palooza

Join us for an after school craft free for all! All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination. Preregistration required.

Kitchen Life: Healthy Eating

Learn the basics and hone your skills to create a healthy eating lifestyle. Preregistration required.

Avon Story Trail Contest Event

Join us at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road in Avon as we celebrate the installation of our new story walk book written and illustrated by...

The Library Awakens- Star Wars Party!

Help us rebel scum of all ages, you are the library's only hope to celebrate Star Wars Day! Sith and Jedi alike, join in on galactic games, hone your...

Ultimate Emoji Party for Teens and Tweens

Don't be a party pooper! Celebrate the smiling pile of poo and your other favorite emojis with snacks, crafts, and games. Intended for ages 10 and up....

Thursday, May 2

Shoreline Treasures

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

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Slimeology

Tweens ages 8 to 13 can join us each month to create a different type of slime! Preregistration required.

Crafty Teen

Teens, join us at the library to make craft any mother would love to receive! All supplies will be provided, all you have to do is bring your creativity....

Friday, May 3

Shoreline Treasures

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

Fiber Art Group

Are you a knitter, crocheter, sewer, quilter, rugger or other type of fiber artist? Join us on the first and second Friday of each month to learn and share....

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Saturday, May 4

Shoreline Treasures

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

Free Comic Book Day

Everyone is welcome to hang out at the library for a fun evening playing board games. While board games will be provided, attendees are welcome to bring...

Free Comic Book Day - LORCon

Join us in celebrating Free Comic Book Day! Free comics will be available throughout the day, while supplies last.

LORCon

Join us in celebrating our favorite fandoms and nerdy interests with presentations, crafts and more. From fantasy realms to space sagas, gaming to comics...

Pokemon Hunt- LORCon

Search the wilds of Lorain Public Library for Pokemon in this scavenger hunt! Instructions available at the Information Desk.

Tabletop Gaming

Come play some fun, modern board games with us and experience the renaissance in tabletop gaming! Preregistration required.

Wookies Love Crayon-Adult Passive Coloring Program

Galactic Empire fans and Rebels alike, come to the library for a relaxing craft that is from a galaxy far, far away! Coloring supplies will be provided so...

Photo Booth - LORCon

Suit up and save the world! Jump in the photo booth with your favorite hero props and take home some memories. Courtesy of Pop Star Photo Booth.

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and fun, as we explore cooking, new foods, and fun ways to get moving on the...

Food and Fun

Children and teens 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and cooking activities. May require knife and other cooking skills. Preregistration...

Totoro Tote Bag- LORCon

Get your Ghibli on and come make a cute Totoro inspired tote! Preregistration required.

Step by Step TARDIS Painting- LORCon

Join us for a step by step TARDIS painting lesson. Preregistration required. .

Women of WWE- LORCon

Since 2015, the world of wrestling has pushed women further as athletes and entertainers than ever before. Fast forwarding three years, women had their first...

Star Wars Day

May the Force be with you on this day of crafts, games and activities for all ages. Preregistration required.

Cosplay Parade and Contest- LORCon

Enjoy dressing up as your favorite characters? Show us your style and possibly win a prize! Preregistration required.

Star Wars Party- LORCon

May the Fourth Be With You! Join us in a galaxy far, far away for some stellar crafts, games and food fit for a Jedi or Sith alike. Dressing up as your...

The Future Of Star Wars-LORCo

The fandom has seen sequels, prequels and more. But where can Star Wars go from here? Is there more of a story to tell? Should there be more source material...

Sunday, May 5

Shoreline Treasures

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

Silver Wheels New Members and Guests - Group Bicycle Ride

Come out and join Silver Wheels on a Group Bicycle Ride designed especially for new members and guests! With 5 groups riding at different speeds over...

Monday, May 6

Shoreline Treasures

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

Spa Day, All Day - Adult Mother's Day Craft

Do you have a special woman in your life that needs a mini‑vacation? Then come to the library and help create a variety of spa items so you can give Mom a...

Tuesday, May 7

Shoreline Treasures

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

Wednesday, May 8

Shoreline Treasures

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

Kitchen Life: Healthy Eating

Learn the basics and hone your skills to create a healthy eating lifestyle. Preregistration required.

Books and Brews

Come and grab a cold brew and discuss Beloved by Toni Morrison with library staff! Adults ages 21 and over are welcome to join us at Speak of the Devil...

Teen Anime Night

If you love anime, come join us for our anime night! Talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and enjoy some anime‑related activities....

Thursday, May 9

Shoreline Treasures

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

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...

Book Sale Preview for Lorain Friends Members

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc. New members may join, or former members may...

Life- Size Minecraft

Beat the creepers and build a structure before they can get you! Preregistration required.

Whet Your Palette "Cleveland Indians"

GO TRIBE! Join Whet Your Palette at Paper Moon Vineyards on Thursday, May 9th from 6:30-8:30pm to paint "Cleveland Indians". Your choice on the painting! The...

Friday, May 10

Shoreline Treasures

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

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

Mother's Day Make and Take Craft

Stop by the library during open hours to make a craft for Mother's Day. Perfect for families with children of all ages.

Story Time In the Woods

Offered 2 Fridays per month April to October at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road. Music, movement activities and play will accompany...

Comedy Night

Enjoy an evening of laughs with friends while helping raise funds to keep the FREE Oberlin summer concerts on Tappan Square for another year.

Saturday, May 11

Shoreline Treasures

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

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

Mother's Day Make and Take Craft

Stop by the library during open hours to make a craft for Mother's Day. Perfect for families with children of all ages.

Art Play Date

Join us once a month for a creative story time that will include a story, interactive songs and an art project designed for toddlers and preschoolers. Dress...

Mother's Day Tea

Children ages 5 to 18 and their mothers are welcome to attend tea time with a light snack and fun craft. There are two time slots to attend so please only...

Food and Fun

Children and teens 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and cooking activities. May require knife and other cooking skills. Preregistration...

Mother's Day Tea

Children ages 5 to 18 and their mothers are welcome to attend tea time with a light snack and fun craft. There are two time slots to attend so please only...

North Ridgeville Writers

Interested in meeting other writers to hone your writing skills but need motivation? Then, join us to read, critique and learn the craft of writing in...

North Ridgeville Writers

Interested in meeting other writers to hone your writing skills but need motivation? Then, join us to read, critique and learn the craft of writing in...

Whet Your Palette "MoM"

Join Whet Your Palette and pull some HeartStrings by Christine for our "MoM" String Art class at Paper Moon Vineyards on Saturday, May 11th from 1:00-4:00pm....

Mom and Me Afternoon Tea

Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day at our annual Mother’s Day tea party. Enjoy tea, juice and a light snack while we play games and make crafts all while...

Wonderland Mother's Day Tea

"It's always tea time," says the Mad Hatter. Join the library in celebrating wonder and nonsense with an "Alice in Wonderland" Mother's Day Tea. Learn the...

Sunday, May 12

Shoreline Treasures

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

Mother's Day Brunch at the Emerald Event Center

MOTHERS DAY 2019 Sunday, May 12th 12pm Fresh crisp garden salad bar with popular toppings and dressings Chilled shrimp cocktail with classic...

Monday, May 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...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

History of Sailors and Soldiers Monument

Tim Daley presents "History of Sailors and Soldiers Monument" at the Avon Lake Public Library on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:00pm. Sponsored by Heritage Avon...

Tuesday, May 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...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

LPLS Main Writers' Group

Adults, 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...

Wednesday, May 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...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

Domonkas Friends' Book Sale Preview

Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for Friends of the Domonkas Public Library of the Lorain Public Library System. New members may join or former...

Craft-A-Palooza

Join us for an after school craft free for all! All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination. Preregistration required.

Kitchen Life: Healthy Eating

Learn the basics and hone your skills to create a healthy eating lifestyle. Preregistration required.

Domonkas Friends' Book Sale

The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Domonkas Public Library of the Lorain Public Library System and open to the public. Look for great bargains...

Coding Club

Explore computer programming and a little bit of electronics in a fun, collaborative environment! Coding club is intended for students in third through sixth...

The Butler Did It- Mystery Book Discussion

Copies of the mystery book being discussed this month are available at the adult information desk. New members are welcome. Preregistration required.

Thursday, May 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...

Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc.

Domonkas Friends' Book Sale

The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Domonkas Public Library of the Lorain Public Library System and open to the public. Look for great bargains...

Once Upon A Cuento

Join us for a bilingual story time. Preregistration required.

Friday, May 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...

Domonkas Friends' Book Sale

The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Domonkas Public Library of the Lorain Public Library System and open to the public. Look for great bargains...

Teacher Appreciation Activity

Lorain Public Library would like to help you say ‘Thank you” to your teacher for all of the hard work they do all year long. Come to the library and create a...

Saturday, May 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...

Discover Aviation Day

This is Discover Aviation Center's annual DISCOVER AVIATION DAY at the Lorain County Regional Airport. (KLPR) Event runs from 9am to 2pm (Rain or...

Discover Aviation Day

This is Discover Aviation Center's annual DISCOVER AVIATION DAY at the Lorain County Regional Airport (KLPR). Drive-in or Fly-in. Fly-ins receive a fuel...

Pride Day

Join us to participate in the annual Amherst Pride Day on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Free gloves and bags are available at the Main Street Community Center. We...

Domonkas Friends' Book Sale

The book sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Domonkas Public Library of the Lorain Public Library System and open to the public. Look for great bargains...

Craft Closet

Help! The library needs to clean out its craft closet. Did you miss a story time craft? Or perhaps you have a favorite craft that you’d like to remake....

Craft Closet

Help! The library needs to clean out its craft closet. Did you miss a story time craft? Or perhaps you have a favorite craft that you'd like to remake....

Food and Fun

Children and teens 18 and under are invited to join us for a boxed lunch and cooking activities. May require knife and other cooking skills. Preregistration...

Zentangle® 101

Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetetive patterns. It is a fascinating art form that is fun and relaxing. It...

Sunday, May 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...

A Tour of Murders & Mysteries of Lorain County

Based on the most compelling book "Murders, Mysteries and History of Lorain County Ohio 1824 - 1956" by local author and historian Don Hilton, you'll get a...

Monday, May 20

Shoreline Treasures

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

Paint Night

Create a beautiful canvas painting of feathers and arrows using the technique of painting dark to light. Instruction and materials provided. Perfect for...

Adult Book Discussion

Adults, enjoy an upbeat and thought‑provoking discussion of titles suggested by the group and Domonkas Branch staff. Copies of the book are available at the...

Tuesday, May 21

Shoreline Treasures

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

Upcycle Book Craft for Adults

Adults, come enjoy an afternoon of crafting at the library. Staff will present a fun, easy take‑home craft using pages from old books. Preregistration required.

Pizza and Pages

Join our new monthly graphic novel reading club for teens that will feature small‑group shared reading, guided listening and lots of cheesy, gooey goodness!...

April 22 - May 21, 2019