Events

June 18 - July 17, 2019

Tuesday, June 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...

D.A.S.A Summer Reading Program

Kids and space enthusiasts unite! This summer we will explore the solar system with the Domonkas Aeronautics and Space Association, or D.A.S.A. Pre-K through...

Do IT Yourself: Solar System

Children in third grade and up are invited to build their own model of the solar system. Preregistration required.

Edible Universe

Create stars and constellations out of tasty treats! Preregistration required.

Space Camp for Kids

Calling all space explorers! Enjoy an afternoon of space‑themed crafts, games and activities. Perfect for families with children ages 2 and up....

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...

Cookbook Discussion

Come have a delicious discussion with us as we explore this month’s cookbook selection, discuss recipes and kitchen tips and try a few dishes from the...

Change of Pace Book Club

Read the book and join our discussion. Copies of the book will be available at the South Lorain Branch one month prior to the discussion. June 18; “The Call...

Tech Club

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

Wednesday, June 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...

Pint Size Picasso

Children ages 6 and up can join us for stories, songs and a special craft to celebrate Lorain's International Festival. Preregistration required. June 19;...

Rising Titans Playgroup

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

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...

Stories Under The Stars

Join us for a weekly storytelling session under the stars. Kick back, relax and listen as library staff read. 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...

Yoga for Beginners

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

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's oral histories project. Preregistration...

Line Dancing

Line dancing to R&B and soul music, taught by Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Branch. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you...

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...

Senior Sizzle

Seniors, are you looking for a way to engage with fellow members of the adult community and make new friends? Then look no further! Come to the library to...

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. ...

Writers Group

Adult writers meet to share and discuss their work. Preregistration required.

Thursday, June 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...

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...

STEAM: Galaxy Slime

Get ready to make Galaxy Slime! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity. Intended for children ages 10 and up. Preregistration required.

Cozy Book Discussion

Get ready to cozy up to some good mysteries and thrillers with this laid back book discussion. Come for the tea, stay for the murder! Preregistration required.

Edible Mars Rover

Tweens and teens ages 10 to 18 can join us to create a Mars Rover made from candy. Preregistration required.

Anime Night

Moshi Moshi! Come join the library and your fellow tomodachis and enjoy anime! Over the course of the series we will view a variety of shows while enjoying...

Friday, June 21

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

SciFi Showings

Join us in watching some of our favorite science fiction films and television shows. From cult classics to more recent releases, there's a space saga for...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Yoga for beginners

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

Summer Solistice Yoga Celebration

Celebrate the arrival of summer. Yogis of all ages and levels, including families, gather on the south lawn with your mats and water bottles for an uplifting...

Saturday, June 22

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Oberlin Chalk Walk

This day-long public event showcases professinal and local sidewalk "chalkers' and gives artists of any age the chance to create their own masterpiece. The...

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....

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...

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.

Robots and Space and Aliens Oh My! - Science Fiction Film Through History

Calling all sci‑fi aficionados! Come to the library as we take a cinematic journey exploring the depths of science fiction films. Learn of the genre’s humble...

Sunday, June 23

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

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, June 24

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Toddler Story Time

Children 18 months through 4-years-old will have fun with stories, music, puppets, finger plays and crafts, while developing important early literacy skills....

DIY Star Display Flashlight

Create your favorite constellation and spend some time looking at the stars. Children of all ages welcome. Preregistration required.

Extragalactic Chalk Walk

Chalk artists of all ages please come join us for our fourth annual Chalk Walk. Hang out with your community and help us cover our sidewalks with cosmic,...

Family Paint Night- Galaxies

Paint a brilliant galaxy on canvas using acrylic paint. Tempera paints available for children. For all ages. Bring the whole family! Dress for a mess....

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...

STEAM: Build It

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 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....

Adult Book Discussion

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 library....

Tuesday, June 25

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Preschool Story Time

Children, ages 3 to 6, along with their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft. Siblings are welcome to attend....

D.A.S.A Summer Reading Program

Kids and space enthusiasts unite! This summer we will explore the solar system with the Domonkas Aeronautics and Space Association, or D.A.S.A. Pre-K through...

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...

Adult Book Discussion

"Clock Dance" by Anne Tyler Copies of the book are available at the library. New members are always welcome!

Oral History- Moon Landing

Relive the moon landing at the library and share your personal stories with us! LPLS is collecting oral accounts of your experience of the moon landing....

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...

Teen Book Club

Join us in discussing some teen reads. Snacks will be provided. Copies are available at the library. Preregistration required.

Family Engineering Night

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

Whet Your Palette "Beach Glass"

Bring some friends and have a fun evening!Join Whet Your Palette at South Ridge Hall on June 25th from 6:30-8:30pm and paint "Beach Glass". The cost is...

Wednesday, June 26

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Stories Under The Stars

Join us for a weekly storytelling session under the stars. Kick back, relax and listen as library staff read. 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...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Yoga for Beginners

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

Line Dancing

Line dancing to R&B and soul music, taught by Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Branch. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

The Lakeview Pen- Domonkas Writing Group

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...

Starry Trails Portable Planetarium

Learn how to use a simple star map, then come into the Starlab Portable Planetarium to learn about Greek, Native American and Chinese constellations before...

Books and Brews- Avon Brewing Company

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‑Time" by Mark Haddon Adults 21 and over join us for a book discussion at Avon Brewing Company, 37040 Detroit...

Thursday, June 27

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Build a Boat Challenge

Young scientists will be introduced to buoyancy, water displacement and physics principles through designing and building their own watercraft. Participants...

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Story Time

Enjoy an interactive story time including stories, songs and rhymes, followed by free play. For babies from birth to 23 months and their caregivers. Siblings...

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...

Toddler Tales Story Time

Join us for a story time for toddlers, ages 2 to 3, that will engage your child with stories, songs and rhymes. Siblings are welcome to attend....

Spice & Herb Club

Summer is barbecue time! Learn how to make Kansas City, Memphis and Asian barbecue sauces and then make summer smoothies using sweet aromatic spices and...

Adult Cookie Decorating

Adult enthusiasts of delicious crafts join us for a cookie decorating workshop. Participants will learn how to decorate sugar cookies with royal icing....

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...

Whet Your Palette "It's good to be home" Sign Workshop

Join Whet Your Palette and Writings On The Wall to make this adorable sign "It's so good to be home" at Paper Moon Vineyards on June 27th from 6:30-8:30pm....

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...

Friday, June 28

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Story Time in the Woods

Music, movement activities and play will accompany nature‑themed stories at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road, Avon. Dress for the weather and...

Tech Hacks and Snacks

Come learn about technology and how to use it. Coffee and snacks provided! Preregistration required. June 14; Google Apps June 28: Smart Phone Help July...

SciFi Showings

Join us in watching some of our favorite science fiction films and television shows. From cult classics to more recent releases, there's a space saga for...

Moon Landing Memories

Where were you during the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969? Glued to your TV or not even born yet? Celebrate the 50th anniversary with us as we show...

How to Draw Cute Animals

Learn some simple techniques for drawing some of the cutest animals you've ever seen! Recommended for children ages 5 and up. Preregistration required.

Yoga for beginners

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

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I AM

The new documentary film “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” will be coming to its subject’s hometown June 28 and June 30 at the Lorain Palace Theater. The...

Saturday, June 29

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

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....

Adapted Story Time

Children with varying learning styles and abilities enjoy a program with stories, songs, games and a social time. Learn in a safe, supportive environment...

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...

Whet Your Palette "Popsicles" String Art

These are so cute for July 4th! This will fill up fast!Whet Your Palette and pull some HeartStrings by Christine for our "Popsicles" String Art class at...

Snack Chat: Tween Book Club

Tweens, join us at the library for snacks and a chat about a space‑themed book! Snack Chat is open to those in grades fourth through eighth. Copies of the...

Murders and Mysteries of Lorain County Author Event

Explore Lorain County's darker past at this meet‑and‑greet with local author and historian Don Hilton. His book, "Murders, Mysteries and History of Lorain...

Sunday, June 30

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I AM

The new documentary film “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” will be coming to its subject’s hometown June 28 and June 30 at the Lorain Palace Theater. The...

Monday, July 1

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Toddler Story Time

Children 18 months through 4-years-old will have fun with stories, music, puppets, finger plays and crafts, while developing important early literacy skills....

Glow Dance Party

Families with children of all ages, join us this summer for a super fun Glow Dance Party! Preregistration required.

Alien Autopsy

Families join us to make some gross and gooey alien‑inspired slime. Preregistration required.

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...

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....

Balloon Twisting 101- The Series

Come one, come all to a colorful spectacular! In this series, join local owner of Exclusive Balloons, Shelia Kepic, as she teaches the art of balloon...

Tuesday, July 2

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Preschool Story Time

Children, ages 3 to 6, along with their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft. Siblings are welcome to attend....

D.A.S.A Summer Reading Program

Kids and space enthusiasts unite! This summer we will explore the solar system with the Domonkas Aeronautics and Space Association, or D.A.S.A. Pre-K through...

Space Science

Come to the library for fun STEM experiments that explore all things outer space. Intended for children ages 6 to 12. Preregistration required.

Web-Slinging Watch Party

Join us for a web‑slinging watch party featuring friendly neighborhood superheroes in this recent animated feature. Plus snacks and crafts! Preregistration...

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...

Math and Science Story Time

Preschool‑age children will explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering and math through stories, songs and experiments. Preregistration...

Cookbook Book 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, July 3

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Star Party

Children ages 6 and under can join us for star themed stories, crafts and other activities. Preregistration required.

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...

Stories Under The Stars

Join us for a weekly storytelling session under the stars. Kick back, relax and listen as library staff read. 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...

Yoga for Beginners

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

Line Dancing

Line dancing to R&B and soul music, taught by Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Branch. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you...

Thursday, July 4

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Friday, July 5

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

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

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....

SciFi Showings

Join us in watching some of our favorite science fiction films and television shows. From cult classics to more recent releases, there's a space saga for...

Yoga for beginners

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

Saturday, July 6

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Browser's Reading Buddies

Browser's® Reading Buddies is a relaxed, dog‑friendly program where first through fifth‑graders sit and read with a certified therapy dog volunteer. Each...

Puppy Pals

Children ages 5 to 10 sit and read to a therapy dog for a 15-minute session. Call the library at 440‑934‑4743 to register.

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...

Fun with Microgravity

An astronaut "floating" in space is not a mystery and is NOT due to an absence of gravity! Microgravity, weightlessness and zero-g will be explained and...

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.

Sunday, July 7

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

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, July 8

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Toddler Story Time

Children 18 months through 4-years-old will have fun with stories, music, puppets, finger plays and crafts, while developing important early literacy skills....

All-Stars

Join us at the corner of Reid Avenue and West Sixth Street for an afternoon of everything baseball! Preregistration required.

Moon Landing Memories

Patrons are invited to share their memories of the 1969 moon landing at the Domonkas Branch. Patrons will sit down with a staff member for a short 15 to...

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...

Space Camp

Families join us for some space‑themed activities to test and train your space survival skills. 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....

Balloon Twisting 101- The Series

Come one, come all to a colorful spectacular! In this series, join local owner of Exclusive Balloons, Shelia Kepic, as she teaches the art of balloon...

Magical Unicorn Party

Join us for a story time featuring unicorn books, crafts and activities. Recommended for children ages 2 to 7. Preregistration required.

Tuesday, July 9

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Preschool Story Time

Children, ages 3 to 6, along with their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft. Siblings are welcome to attend....

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...

D.A.S.A Summer Reading Program

Kids and space enthusiasts unite! This summer we will explore the solar system with the Domonkas Aeronautics and Space Association, or D.A.S.A. Pre-K through...

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...

Space Art for Preschoolers

Attention preschoolers! Join us at the library to make stellar art projects. Children should dress in clothes that can get paint on them even though we will...

Summer Movie Club for teens

Friends, popcorn, movies and more! This summer join our movie club for teens, ages 13 and up! Preregistration required.

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...

Alien Spaceship Escape Room

This escape room is out of this world! Are these extraterrestrials friend or foe? Find out as you work with your team to escape an alien spaceship before it...

Ask a Psychic-An Evening of Enlightenment and Entertainment

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...

Alien Spaceship Escape Room

This escape room is out of this world! Are these extraterrestrials friend or foe? Find out as you work with your team to escape an alien spaceship before it...

Wednesday, July 10

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Ice Cream Party

Children ages 6 and under can join us to celebrate National Ice Cream Month with stories, crafts and ice cream! Preregistration required.

Book Buddies- Adult Book Discussion

Copies of the book being discussed this month are available at the adult information desk. New members are welcome. Preregistration required. June 12; “A...

Stories Under The Stars

Join us for a weekly storytelling session under the stars. Kick back, relax and listen as library staff read. 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...

Walkin' on Wednesday

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment while strolling the streets of the historic district. Shops, restaurants and businesses will be open late! Plus its FREE!

Yoga for Beginners

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

Line Dancing

Line dancing to R&B and soul music, taught by Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Branch. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you...

Space Yoga

Blast off with space themed yoga poses! We will learn and practice the rocket, moon, and the astronaut! Preregistration required.

Balloon Twisting 101- The Series

Come one, come all to a colorful spectacular! In this series, join local owner of Exclusive Balloons, Shelia Kepic, as she teaches the art of balloon...

Books and Brews- Speak of the Devil

Come and grab a cold brew and discuss some literature with library staff! Adults ages 21 and over are welcome to join us at Speak of the Devil located at 201...

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....

It's Written in the Stars: Zodiac Party for Teens and Tweens

Astrologists have looked to the sun, moon, and stars for centuries. Do you know your astrological sign? Learn about the starry regions of the Zodiac and...

Thursday, July 11

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Smart Start Workshop

These quarterly trainings are designed with the busy business owner in mind. Learn about the hottest topics in a convenient location without spending an...

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Story Time

Enjoy an interactive story time including stories, songs and rhymes, followed by free play. For babies from birth to 23 months and their caregivers. Siblings...

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 Graphic Novel Club

Join our new monthly graphic novel reading club for teens! Get ready to talk, read, make new friends and have fun! Limited copies available at the library....

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...

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...

Friday, July 12

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Story Time in the Woods

Music, movement activities and play will accompany nature‑themed stories at the Every Child's Playground, 36265 Detroit Road, Avon. Dress for the weather and...

Tech Hacks and Snacks

Come learn about technology and how to use it. Coffee and snacks provided! Preregistration required. June 14; Google Apps June 28: Smart Phone Help July...

Fiber Art

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....

SciFi Showings

Join us in watching some of our favorite science fiction films and television shows. From cult classics to more recent releases, there's a space saga for...

Yoga for beginners

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

"Wine on Rails"

Enjoy an evening aboard the train as we roll though the countryside while tasting different wines from Matus Winery. Train leaves the station at 7:00 P.M....

Saturday, July 13

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Dog Days Wine Tour - Bicycle Ride

The Silver Wheels Cycling Club, Inc. is proud to announce the 13th annual Dog Days Wine Tour, offering 4 great rural cycling routes of 28, 50, 68 and 100...

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....

Dungeons and Dragons

Families that game together, stay together! Families are welcome to come join for a fun, beginner level game of Dungeons and Dragons. Our resident Dungeon...

Space Shuttle Drive-In

Get ready to blast off to the movies! We will make and decorate our own personal space shuttles and enjoy popcorn while watching a popular family movie. One...

UFOs Over Ohio

Strange crafts seen emerging from the icy waters of Lake Erie. Reports of odd lights dancing across the skies of southern Ohio. A helicopter initiating a...

“Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural”: Puppet Show

Join us at Sacred Heart Chapel's Fiestas Patronales for a library sponsored performance of local author Raquel Ortiz's bilingual children’s picture book...

"Wine on Rails"

Enjoy an evening aboard the train as we roll though the countryside while tasting different wines from Matus Winery. Train leaves the station at 6:00 P.M....

Sunday, July 14

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Lorain County Bakery & Donut Tour

Leave your diets behind for this tour! This will be a sweet adventure you "donut" want to miss! Hop on board with us as we visit 5 Lorain County Bakeries and...

Monday, July 15

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Remembering Apollo 11

Stop by the library any time this week for activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Toddler Story Time

Children 18 months through 4-years-old will have fun with stories, music, puppets, finger plays and crafts, while developing important early literacy skills....

Alien Protection Agency

Join library staff as we train to become members of an elite alien protection agency like those men in suits. Preregistration required.

Drops of Jupiter- Water Balloon Blast

Families and children 12 and under join us to celebrate one of the best things of summer ‑ water balloons! Swimwear and a towel are recommended. Rain date...

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...

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, July 16

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Preschool Story Time

Children, ages 3 to 6, along with their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft. Siblings are welcome to attend....

D.A.S.A Summer Reading Program

Kids and space enthusiasts unite! This summer we will explore the solar system with the Domonkas Aeronautics and Space Association, or D.A.S.A. Pre-K through...

Remembering Apollo 11

Stop by the library any time this week for activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

DIY Galaxy T-Shirt Craft

Bring a plain t‑shirt to create an out of this world craft. Limit one garment per person. Intended for teens and tweens age 10 and up. Preregistration required.

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...

Galaxy Night Light

Adults, join us in making your own personal galaxy, sure to light up your nights! Preregistration required.

Change of Pace Book Club

Read the book and join our discussion. Copies of the book will be available at the South Lorain Branch one month prior to the discussion. June 18; “The Call...

Tech Club

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

Wednesday, July 17

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is pleased to announce its eleventh season! OSTF is a professional, not-for-profit summer theater company. Our mission is to...

Shoreline Treasures

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

Remembering Apollo 11

Stop by the library any time this week for activities celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Pint Size Picasso

Children ages 6 and up can join us for stories, songs and a special craft to celebrate Lorain's International Festival. Preregistration required. June 19;...

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...

Stories Under The Stars

Join us for a weekly storytelling session under the stars. Kick back, relax and listen as library staff read. 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...

Yoga for Beginners

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

Cosmic Movie Night

Come the library to cool off this summer and escape the everyday stresses of Earth with this interplanetary experience! Enjoy an out of this world cinematic...

Line Dancing

Line dancing to R&B and soul music, taught by Evelyn Henry, is a casual experience at the Main Branch. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you...

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...

Lindsay Bonilla: A Universe of Stories

Join storyteller Lindsay Bonilla for tales of the moon and stars from around the world. Perfect for families with children of all ages. Preregistration...

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. ...

June 18 - July 17, 2019