Events

January 21 - February 19, 2019

Monday, January 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...

Job Help Mondays

Are you seeking help in looking for a job? Come to one of the library’s free drop‑in sessions. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume, set up your...

Family Fun Time- Peace Rocks

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of peace and love by stopping in and painting a peace rock to take home. Preregistration required.

Powerpoint for Beginners

Create dynamic presentations for any audience. Learn how to create slides that include charts, clip art and other graphics, including animation and...

Zumba

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Join the Zumba® workout craze and shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats....

Tuesday, January 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...

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...

Adult Book Discussion

January 22 Open Read Read a book of your choice and come participate in an open discussion. February 26 ‑ The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood March 26 ‑...

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. Bring your...

Cocoa and a Craft: Tealight Snowman

Join us for cocoa and a craft as you make winter themed projects to take home. All ages are welcome, though all children under 7 must be accompanied by a...

Hands On! Children's Puppetry Workshop

Are you a fan of Sesame Street and The Muppets? Have you ever wanted to create your own puppet pal? This workshop-style program will provide children in...

STOP Underage Drinking

Presented by a representative from the Young Adult Alcohol and Drug Awareness Coalition's STOP Underage Drinking project, this program will cover some of the...

Wednesday, January 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...

Birthday Party

Children ages 0‐6 can join us for birthday themed stories, songs, crafts, and cake! Preregistration required.

STEAM Club

Get ready for all things STEAM! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity as we explore science, technology, engineering, art and mechanics....

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...

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...

Yoga for Beginners

Adults, join the weekly Wednesday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Preregistration required.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing to R & B and Soul Music, taught by Ms. Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what...

Books and Brews- Avon Brewing Company

Wednesdays, January 23; Open Read February 27-Being Mortal by Atul Gawande March 27-The Sell Out by Paul Beatty Looking for something fun to do in the...

Thursday, January 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...

A.M. Yoga

Adults, Are you looking for a way to relax during the winter? Then come to library and join instructor Deb Suarez as we practice yoga. Learn how to unwind...

Lorain Historical Society International City Project Oral History Initiative

LHS is collecting oral histories about the cultural traditions and experiences of the people who live in Lorain. Participants will sit for a 30 to 45 minute...

Builders Club

Use your imagination and see what you can build. We have lots of materials for you to use including magnetic tiles and LEGO®, Duplo and Keva blocks. Ages 6...

Builders Club

Use your imagination and LEGO® blocks, build a creation which will be displayed in the library. Intended for families with children ages five and up....

Friday, January 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...

Senior Movie Matinee

Join us at the library for a free matinee! This program is for adults.

Crochet and Knit

Adults are invited to join this friendly community group to share your crochet and knit time and your expertise. Bring your own project or help with a...

Yoga for Beginners

Adults, join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel.

Saturday, January 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...

Yarn Club

Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review the basic stitches of knitting and crochet. The Yarn Club is open to teens and adults....

Musical Toolbox

Designed for children with special needs and their families, this fun and engaging music program is conducted by a board‑certified music therapist from MTEC,...

Sunday, January 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...

Monday, January 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...

Job Help Mondays

Are you seeking help in looking for a job? Come to one of the library’s free drop‑in sessions. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume, set up your...

Anime and Manga Club

Join your fellow fans and enjoy anime, manga, drawing, fan culture, asian music and more. View a variety of shows, from shojo to shonen, action, adventure...

Family Fun Time-Disney Trivia

Families team up and join us for a night of snacks and Disney trivia. Preregistration required.

Zumba

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Join the Zumba® workout craze and shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats....

Tuesday, January 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...

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...

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. Bring your...

A History of Medication

We have come a long way from the development of the first pharmaceutical drug in 1898: Bayer Aspirin. Bayer was the accessible, over‐the‐counter remedy...

Terry Pluto Talks Cleveland Sports

Join Terry Pluto, auhor ans sports columnist for the Plain Dealer, for an evening discussion of the good, the bad and the ugly of Cleveland sports.

Wednesday, January 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...

STEAM Club

Get ready for all things STEAM! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity as we explore science, technology, engineering, art and mechanics....

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

Adults, join the weekly Wednesday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Preregistration required.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing to R & B and Soul Music, taught by Ms. Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what...

Avon Oral Histories

What was it like growing up in Avon? Come share your story and listen to others as we discuss the Avon Branch Library's oral histories project....

Thursday, January 31

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.M. Yoga

Adults, Are you looking for a way to relax during the winter? Then come to library and join instructor Deb Suarez as we practice yoga. Learn how to unwind...

Teen & Tween Paint Night

Tweens and Teens ages 9‐18 can join us to create their very own masterpiece! Light refreshments will be provided. Preregistration required.

Teen Hot Chocolate Tasting

Come to celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day at the library! We will learn about the history of hot chocolate and then taste several varieties of the beloved...

Friday, February 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...

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...

Black History Month Film Series- 1985 film starring Whoppie Golberg, Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades. Based on the novel by Alice Walker,...

Yoga for Beginners

Adults, join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel.

Whet Your Palette "Coffee for Two"

Come Whet Your Palette at Paper Moon Vineyards on February 1st from 6:30-8:30pm to paint "Coffee for Two". The cost is $35.00 per person which includes...

Saturday, February 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...

Yarn Club

Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review the basic stitches of knitting and crochet. The Yarn Club is open to teens and adults....

Art Play Date

Join us for a monthly creative story time that includes an engaging story, interactive songs and an art project geared towards toddlers and preschoolers....

Beat the Winter Blues with Brews and Wine About Winter

Ticket (on sale at Red Iron & Main Street Wellington) includes wristband, 5 tastings, and 5 raffel tickets. Plus, live music with Acoustic Scotty & Harry...

Knights of the Square Table Chess Club

Calling all chess players! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, come to our open play sessions. Preregistration required.

3D Modeling and Printing

Learn the basics of 3D printing and create your very own unique cookie cutter. No 3D printer experience necessary. Preregistration required.

Sunday, February 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...

Monday, February 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...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens- Homeschool Edition

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Job Help Mondays

Are you seeking help in looking for a job? Come to one of the library’s free drop‑in sessions. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume, set up your...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Zumba

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Join the Zumba® workout craze and shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats....

Tuesday, February 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...

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...

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. Bring your...

Valentine Cookie Workshop

Adult cookie enthusiasts join us to celebrate Valentine's Day with a special cookie decorating workshop. Participants will learn how to decorate sugar...

Cookbook Club

If you love to read, cook and share recipes, this is the group for you. Review this month's cookbook selection and try some of the recipes. We will discuss...

Wednesday, February 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...

Black History Month- Stop & Go Party

Children ages 0‑6 can join us to celebrate the inventor of the traffic light, Garret Morgan, with stories, songs, crafts, and snacks! Preregistration required.

STEAM Club

Get ready for all things STEAM! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity as we explore science, technology, engineering, art and mechanics....

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

Adults, join the weekly Wednesday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Preregistration required.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing to R & B and Soul Music, taught by Ms. Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what...

Thursday, February 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...

A.M. Yoga

Adults, Are you looking for a way to relax during the winter? Then come to library and join instructor Deb Suarez as we practice yoga. Learn how to unwind...

Introduction to Social Media

Social media allows you to interact with people online. Learn how to create, share and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks...

Black History Month- Potato Chip Taste Test

Tweens and Teens can celebrate the inventor of the potato chip, George Crum, by testing their knowledge of different kinds of potato chips! Preregistration...

Teen Anti-Valentines Day Party

Hate the mushy gushy day of love? Do you think Cupid is Stupid? Come to the library for snarky snacks, gloomy games,and all things Anti-Valentines! Dark...

Friday, February 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...

Mindful Leadership at Common Ground

The Mindful Leadership series is designed to create more focused, productive and engaged leaders. By operating with intention, leaders can make more...

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...

Crochet and Knit

Adults are invited to join this friendly community group to share your crochet and knit time and your expertise. Bring your own project or help with a...

Yoga for Beginners

Adults, join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel.

Saturday, February 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...

Yarn Club

Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review the basic stitches of knitting and crochet. The Yarn Club is open to teens and adults....

Zumba

Patrons, are you looking to jazz up your mornings with an infectious dance? Then come to the library to break a sweat with Zumba®! Have fun and get fit as we...

Musical Toolbox

Designed for children with special needs and their families, this fun and engaging music program is conducted by a board‑certified music therapist from MTEC,...

Whet Your Palette "Love" String Art

Bring your Valentine!Join Whet Your Palette and pull some HeartStrings by Christine for our "Love" String Art class at Paper Moon Vineyards on Saturday,...

Black History Month Film Series- 1961 movie starring Sidney Poitier

The Younger family are a working class black family with three generations, five people, living in a cramped apartment. However, it appears their fortunes...

eLibrary

Come learn how to use the library's website to access free downloadable eBooks, magazines, audiobooks and music. Also learn how to stream free movies and TV...

Sunday, February 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...

Monday, February 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...

Black History Month Film Series-2016 Academy Award Winner

A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African‑American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. The...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens- Homeschool Edition

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Job Help Mondays

Are you seeking help in looking for a job? Come to one of the library’s free drop‑in sessions. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume, set up your...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Anime and Manga Club

Join your fellow fans and enjoy anime, manga, drawing, fan culture, asian music and more. View a variety of shows, from shojo to shonen, action, adventure...

Family Fun Time- LEGO Night

Families and children of all ages, join us for an evening of LEGO®‑building fun! Preregistration required.

Zumba

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Join the Zumba® workout craze and shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats....

Tuesday, February 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...

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...

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. Bring your...

Make and Take Valentine's Day Craft

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we have everything you need to create a dazzling handmade craft to show your family and friends. All ages...

Wednesday, February 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...

Genealogy Club

The Genealogy Club will learn research techniques and explore resources. Members will be encouraged to share their research successes and offer advice to...

STEAM Club

Get ready for all things STEAM! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity as we explore science, technology, engineering, art and mechanics....

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

Adults, join the weekly Wednesday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Preregistration required.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing to R & B and Soul Music, taught by Ms. Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what...

Books & Brews

Come and grab a cold brew and discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah with library staff! Adults ages 21 and over are welcome to join us at Speak of the Devil...

Thursday, February 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...

A.M. Yoga

Adults, Are you looking for a way to relax during the winter? Then come to library and join instructor Deb Suarez as we practice yoga. Learn how to unwind...

Lorain Public Cinema

Join us as we examine the effect of economic, social and political history on the cinematic treatment of love, romance and couple‑hood over three decades of...

Writers Group

Are you a writer? Are you interested in writing? Whether you've been writing for years or are a total beginner, this pressure‐free creative writing workshop...

Friday, February 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...

Black History Month Film Series- 1992 Biographical Film

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small‑time gangster, to his ministry as...

Yoga for Beginners

Adults, join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel.

Saturday, February 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...

Yarn Club

Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review the basic stitches of knitting and crochet. The Yarn Club is open to teens and adults....

Kids Art Studio- Chocolate Art

Join us to experiment with edible art and create a tasty chocolate treat. Preregistration required.

Knights of the Square Table Chess Club

Calling all chess players! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, come to our open play sessions. Preregistration required.

Steve Free: An Evening of Appalachian and Americana Music

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents internationally acclaimed award winning singer/songwriter/recording artist Steve Free and...

Sunday, February 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...

Monday, February 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...

Black History Month Film Series- 2013 film about a baseball player

In 1946, Jackie Robinson is a Negro League baseball player who never takes racism lying down. Branch Rickey is a Major League team executive with a bold...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens- Homeschool Edition

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Job Help Mondays

Are you seeking help in looking for a job? Come to one of the library’s free drop‑in sessions. Learn how to compose and assemble your own resume, set up your...

Redwall Read Aloud for Teens and Tweens

Join us as we read a few chapters each week from the first book in Brian Jacques’ acclaimed Redwall Series; Lord Brocktree. There will be discussion and...

Fairy Tale Festival

Families and children of all ages join us for a magical evening celebrating our favorite fairy tales. Participants are encouraged to dress up!...

Zumba

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Join the Zumba® workout craze and shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats....

80's Arcade Night

Put on your tube socks and your roller skates and come on down to the library for an old school arcade experience. Try and beat your friends high scores on...

Tuesday, February 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...

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...

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. Bring your...

Cocoa and a Craft: Sock Snowman

Join us for cocoa and a craft as you make winter themed projects to take home. All ages are welcome, though all children under 7 must be accompanied by a...

Change Of Pace Book Club- Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

In a narrative as beguiling and mysterious as memory itself, we read the story of 14 year‑old Nathaniel and his sister Rachel. In 1945 just after World War...

January 21 - February 19, 2019