Events

April 4 - May 3, 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...

Saturday, April 11

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....

 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...

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...

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...

Helen Steiner Rice Tour

The Helen Steiner Rice Tour is presented in honor of Lorain’s spirited and beloved Poet Laureate. This tour will feature artifacts and archival materials...

Escape Room

Put your puzzle solving and code breaking skills to the test as you try to crack the unsolvable and mysterious lockbox. Scenarios and puzzles will be...

North Ridgeville Writers

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...

Ask a Psychic

Victoria Kempton is a professional psychic who has worked in the metaphysical business for over 25 years and has given hundreds of psychic readings. She has...

Monarch Friendly Gardening

Looking to see some butterflies in your yard this spring? Join former Cleveland Metroparks Naturalist Patti Donnellan as she talks about ways to make your...

Parachute Play

Come and join us for parachute games! Active toddlers and preschool aged patrons will enjoy songs, games and rhymes while making new friends. Let’s develop...

Sunday, April 12

 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...

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...

Monday, April 13

Kids Spring Break Camp

Row, row, row your boat to a fun Kids Spring Break Camp with the Lorain Historical Society! Camp Opportunities include: March 23 - March 27; March 30 -...

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;...

Lorain Works: Growing Your Side Hustle

Looking to make some extra dollars to supplement your income? Creating a profitable side hustle may be the way to go to supplement your income or to test...

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...

Teen Anime Club

Join us for a fan directed immersion in anime, Japanese media, culture and art. For ages 13 to 18. Preregistration required.

Discovery Zone: Money Lab

Join us for an evening of money-themed science experiments. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Preregistration required.

Family Engineering Night

Families with school-age children will enjoy this fun, friendly engineering competition that challenges their STEM skills. Please consider registering for...

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 14

Kids Spring Break Camp

Row, row, row your boat to a fun Kids Spring Break Camp with the Lorain Historical Society! Camp Opportunities include: March 23 - March 27; March 30 -...

Little Learners

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

Senior Reading Buddies Volunteering

We are seeking senior citizen volunteers interested in participating in Senior Reading Buddies. Please call the library at (440) 327-8326 for more...

Art Play Date

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

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...

Cookbook Discussion

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...

Financial Literacy: Getting Grants for Your 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...

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

School-age children are welcome to explore monthly themed activities in the subjects of science, technology, engineering or mathematics through games,...

Wednesday, April 15

Kids Spring Break Camp

Row, row, row your boat to a fun Kids Spring Break Camp with the Lorain Historical Society! Camp Opportunities include: March 23 - March 27; March 30 -...

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...

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...

Steam: Robo-Hand

Come and make a fully articulated robo- hand with straws and cardboard! Preregistration required.

Potted Plants for the Library

Let's make the library a little greener by preparing some plants for it! All supplies provided. Preregistration required.

Titanic Dinner Party

Honor the 108th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic by joining us for a dinner reminiscent of what passengers would have enjoyed on board. A historical...

The Butler Did It- Mystery Book Discussion

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

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...

Books and Brews- Avon Brewing Company

Adults 21 and over are invited to join us for a cold brew and some good reads at Avon Brewing Company, 37040 Detroit Road, Avon. Participants are responsible...

Thursday, April 16

Kids Spring Break Camp

Row, row, row your boat to a fun Kids Spring Break Camp with the Lorain Historical Society! Camp Opportunities include: March 23 - March 27; March 30 -...

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!

Pre-K Obstacle Course

Jump, hop, skip and crawl your way through our Pre-K obstacle course. Have fun with friends while developing gross motor skills!

Killer Book Club

Can’t get enough mysteries, thrillers, and true crime? Join us for this informal and fun book discussion! After all, it’s killer. March 19; “Never Have I...

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...

Open Mic Night

All are welcome to perform their original poetry, favorite poems or excerpts of stories. Preregistration required.

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....

Friday, April 17

Kids Spring Break Camp

Row, row, row your boat to a fun Kids Spring Break Camp with the Lorain Historical Society! Camp Opportunities include: March 23 - March 27; March 30 -...

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...

Harry Potter Wizarding Walk

Unlock portkeys, battle Fortresses with friends, stock up on spell energy at the Inns and gather potion ingredients from the library Greenhouse. “Wizards...

Your Library Online

Learn how to manage your library online account, search the library catalog, use our research tools and discover our eLibrary of books, music, movies,...

Saturday, April 18

Browser's Reading Buddies

Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to read to a therapy dog in the library. Dog-themed activities will be available while you wait. Preregistration required.

Children’s Saturday Class: Creation Station

Children will learn about local artists and discuss the idea of creating a unique piece of art. Participants will experiment and create with a variety of...

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...

Craft Closet

Drop in to make a special craft out of the assortment of materials we have available while supplies last.

Dungeons and Dragons

Come join our fun, beginner level game of Dungeons and Dragons. Our resident Dungeon Master will have characters ready to play so you can join in at any...

It’s My Party!, A Play Reading

It's My Party! by Ann Timmons offers a fresh take on the storied conflict between establishment and radical suffragists. This play focuses on the daring...

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...

Money, Money, Everywhere- Activities for Kids

Explore identifying, spending and saving money. Play games, solve puzzles and make a piggy bank to take home. Intended for children ages 5 to 12....

Sunday, April 19

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...

Monday, April 20

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...

Marble Roller Coasters

Create zany roller coasters and test them on unsuspecting marbles. Intended for children ages 8 to 14. Preregistration required.

Our Little World Alpacas

A is for Adorable Alpacas. Come and meet one, and learn all about the care and feeding of this fuzzy friend. This event will be held outdoors, weather...

Drop-In Tech Help

Come with your basic tech questions and get hands-on help. If these times are not convenient, please call the library to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Monarch Friendly Gardening

Looking to see some butterflies in your yard this spring? Join former Cleveland Metroparks Naturalist Patti Donnellan as she talks about ways to make your...

Story Stop

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

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 21

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...

Harriet Root: A Woman Ahead of Her Time

Harriet Root was born in Sheffield in 1885, and dedicated her life of unselfish service to her community. While attending Wellesley College in Boston, she...

Story Time for You and Me- The Woods on French Creek

Come join us at The Woods on French Creek, 37845 Colorado Avenue, Avon, for an afternoon of stories, music, finger plays and crafts. We will be joined by The...

Our Little World Alpacas

A is for Adorable Alpacas. Come and meet one, and learn all about the care and feeding of this fuzzy friend. This event will be held outdoors, weather...

Family Board Game Night- Financial Literacy

Bring your friends and family for a fun evening playing unique board games, with a focus on money! Games will be provided, as well as pizza and snacks....

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.

Change of Pace Book Club

Mar. 17; "Heart of the Matter" by Graham Greene Apr. 21; "Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West" by David...

Our Little World of Alpacas

A is for Adorable Alpacas. Come and meet one, and learn all about the care and feeding of this fuzzy friend. This event will be held outdoors, weather...

Wednesday, April 22

Earth Day Craft

Crafts for all ages will be available while supplies last.

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...

Around the World in 80 Bites

Your passport to delicious! Sample flavorful dishes from around the world. Learn new and interesting things about other cultures. March 25; Blue Zone April...

Earth Day Activity: Coconut Coffee Body Scrub

Indulge your senses with make and take homemade coffee and coconut body scrub cubes. Preregistration required.

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...

Our Little World Alpacas

A is for Adorable Alpacas. Come and meet one, and learn all about the care and feeding of this fuzzy friend. This event will be held outdoors, weather...

Introduction to Word 2016

Participants will learn about the basics of typing and saving documents using the 2007 edition of Microsoft Word. Learn ways to format and print documents...

Financial Literacy for Older Teens and Young Adults

Learn about bank accounts, insurance, loans, budgets and other adulting money things you need to know. Presented by First Federal of Lakewood....

Our Little World Alpacas

A is for Adorable Alpacas. Come and meet one, and learn all about the care and feeding of this fuzzy friend. This event will be held outdoors, weather...

Thursday, April 23

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!

Cookbook Discussion

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...

Helen Steiner Rice Tour

The Helen Steiner Rice Tour is presented in honor of Lorain’s spirited and beloved Poet Laureate. This tour will feature artifacts and archival materials...

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...

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...

Peepspalooza: Catapults and Taste Test

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

Teen Anime Night

Join fellow fans for an evening of anime and light refreshments. Perfect for those in sixth to 12th grade. Preregistration required.

Teen Volunteer and Job Fair

Connect with businesses hiring students ages 16 to 18 for summer and part time jobs and local organizations offering volunteer opportunities for students,...

Whet Your Palette "Let's Go FLy a Kite"

Come Whet Your Palette at Paper Moon Vineyards! Join us on April 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm to paint "Let's Go Fly a Kite" on a 16X20 canvas. The cost is $35.00...

Friday, April 24

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...

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...

Explaining Big Data

Big data is a relatively new concept that seems to be making headlines all the time! Curious as to what big data is but not sure where to start, then this...

Saturday, April 25

Lemonade Camp: Entrepreneurship for Kids

LCCC presents Lemonade Camp, a two session workshop where kids learn about entrepreneurship and create a lemonade stand. Preregistration required.

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....

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...

Helen Steiner Rice Tour

The Helen Steiner Rice Tour is presented in honor of Lorain’s spirited and beloved Poet Laureate. This tour will feature artifacts and archival materials...

April Showers- Umbrella Craft

April showers bring May flowers. Join us and personalize your own umbrella. Stencils, paint and permanent markers will be provided. Preregistration required.

North Ridgeville Writers

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...

Sunday, April 26

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...

Monday, April 27

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;...

Monday Adult Book Discusson

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...

Teen Art Studio: Gratitude Journal

Join us this spring as we explore gratitude through guided art journal lessons. Each session this series will teach us to explore our creative drive...

Family Paint Night

Join us for a creative night, and make a painting on canvas. Guidance and basic materials provided. For all ages and skill levels. Dress for a mess. March...

Kid's Art Studio: Piggy Bank Paint

Kids, come and paint a special piggy bank just for you. Preregistration required.

Adult Book Discussion

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

Ohio Legal Help: A Resource Introduction

Learn about a new free online legal help resource that can make accessing legal information easier for everyone. This is an informational introduction and is...

Tuesday, April 28

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.

Tales for Tykes

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

Afternoon Adult Book Discussion

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...

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...

Adult Book Discussion

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...

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.

ABCs of Art

Take a hands-on approach to exploring the world of art history through a child’s eyes. Covering everything from well-known painters like Van Gogh and Picasso...

Paper Peonies Craft

April showers mean May flowers, but you don’t have to wait! Come and make some beautiful paper peony creations. Preregistration required.

Family Engineering Night

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

Supporting Your Child with ADHD & Anxiety

Join The Phoenix Counseling Center for a time of learning how to support your child with ADHD and anxiety. Preregistration required.

Wednesday, April 29

Story Stop

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

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...

Family Board Game Night- Financial Literacy

Bring your friends and family for a fun evening playing unique board games, with a focus on money! Games will be provided, as well as pizza and snacks....

The Lakeview Pen: Domonkas Writing 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...

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 30

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.

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!

Monarch Friendly Gardening

Looking to see some butterflies in your yard this spring? Join former Cleveland Metroparks Naturalist Patti Donnellan as she talks about ways to make your...

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...

Crafty Teen

Make a handmade gift for the mom in your life. Preregistration required.

Job Hunting 101

Learn 21st-century job search strategies and tips with the help of Lorain County Community College’s Career Center. Preregistration required.

Game Night for Tweens and Teens

Join other kids and teens, ages 10 and up, to play board games. We'll provide and teach you how to play at least two new games. Preregistration required.

Friday, May 1

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.

Scams Targeting Seniors

Every year hucksters bilk billions from older Americans. A representative from Right at Home will show how you can help prevent scam artists from attacking...

Saturday, May 2

Free Comic Book Day

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

Free Comic Book Day

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

Free Comic Book Day

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

Lemonade Camp: Entrepreneurship for Kids

LCCC presents Lemonade Camp, a two session workshop where kids learn about entrepreneurship and create a lemonade stand. Preregistration required.

Pokemon Hunt - LOR Con

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

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.

Open Mic & Poetry Contest

Calling all poets to gather at the Lorain Historical Society to read their works at an open mic event - and all are welcome, whether it is to read a poem or...

Cosplay Parade & Contest - LOR Con

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

Easy Press Fandom T-Shirts - LOR Con

Join us in making a stand out shirt to rep your fandom passion. Preregistration required.

Pop Culture Fashion- LOR CON

Join us in discussing the ever changing pop culture fashion market. There's a style for everyone. Preregistration required.

Disney Trivia- LOR Con

Prove your fan cred in this trivia challenge all about Walt Disney's creations. Preregistration required.

Superhero Academy: Life Size Board Game for Kids

Practice your superhero skills through our life size superhero academy board game. A new game will run every 15 minutes. Intended for ages 2 and up.

Fandom Foods - LOR Con

Have you always wanted to taste the fantastical? Join us in creating a couple dishes from popular fictional worlds! Preregistration required.

Sailor Moon Craft - LOR Con

Moon prism power, make up! Adults and teens, come make a celestial Sailor Moon themed craft. Preregistration required.

Kaiju Discussion - LOR Con

Come discuss the ins and outs of kaiju depicted in film, television and print.

4:30pm