Events

October 15 - November 13, 2019

Tuesday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Crafternoon

Adults, come enjoy a fun afternoon of crafting at the library. Each month staff will provide instruction on a new exciting project. Preregistration required.

Decorate and Take Mexican Sugar Skulls

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a colorful Mexican celebration of family, including those who have passed on. With flowers, food and music, Mexicans...

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. All skill levels...

Change of Pace Book Club

Sept. 17; “In Pieces” by Sally Field Oct. 15; “The Moon Is Down” by John Steinbeck Nov. 19; “Call Me American” by Abi Nor Iftin Would you like to spend an...

Jungle Bob's Creepy Critter Show

Join Jungle Bob for an interactive program about some creepy critters such as Carl the Cockroach, Fifi the Spider, Julius Squeezer the Snake and many more....

Tech CLub

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

Who Was Mrs. Sherlock Holmes?

This presentation will introduce patrons to Grace Humiston, the detective and lawyer who turned her back on New York society to become one of the nation's...

Wednesday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

iPhone Help

Do you have an iPhone, but don't know how to use it? This program will teach you the basics and help you get started with using your iPhone, including taking...

Oberlin Arts and Sciences Orchestra

A performance by the Oberlin Arts & Sciences Orchestra, conducted by Tiffany Chang ’09. Program: Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral Camille Saint-Saëns:...

Zohn Collective with La Coperacha Puppet Co.

Zohn Collective in collaboration with La Coperacha puppet company performs the scenic cantata, Comala, by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, and Nocturnes by Daniel Pesca...

Thursday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Color Me Calm

All ages welcome. Coloring pages and coloring pencils will be provided. Come and color at your own pace. Preregistration required.

Cozy Book Discussion

Sept. 19; “American Spy” by Lauren Wilkinson Oct.17; “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson Nov. 14; “The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians...

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...

Teen Advisory Board

Sixth through twelfth graders, here is your chance to volunteer your time, energy and ideas to help make the library better for the community. It's also a...

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...

Whet Your Palette "Autumn Leaves" Sign Painting Class

Join Whet Your Palette for this adorable fall sign painting class! Paint "Autumn Leaves" on October 17th from 6:30-8:30pm at South Ridge Hall in South...

Oberlin Collge Choir

A performance by the Oberlin College Choir directed by Gregory Ristow '01 titled "Old and New: Contemporary Compositions in Dialogue with Older...

Friday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

AMAM in the AM: Oberlin's History of Race Relations Walking Tour

At this special “AMAM in the AM” program in conjunction, with the AMAM exhibition "Afterlives of the Black Atlantic," staff from the Oberlin Heritage Center...

Witches Brew Party

Join us for what is sure to be a scary good time! Play games, have a tasty treat and make a spooky craft! Families and children of all ages welcome....

Crochet and Knit

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

Wine on Rails

Our popular summer wine train returns for the fall! Enjoy tasting a variety of wines, from Matus Winery, as we travel leisurely, through southern Lorain...

Stayin Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees

The Bee Gees have sold more than 200 million records worldwide, placing them among the world’s best-selling music artists of all time – including 15 Top Ten...

Saturday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Yarn Club

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

Puppy Pals

Children ages 5 to 10 sit and read to a therapy dog for a 15 minute session. Preregistration required.

Let's 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...

Erie Shore Paranormal Conference

The Erie Shore Paranormal Conference at the historic - and haunted - Lorain Palace Theatre hosted by Scarlet Transportation and N.O.P.S.S. will feature...

Native American Crafts

Learn about various indigenous American cultures while making dreamcatchers, medicine bags, teepee models, & tomahawks. Preregistration required.

Fall Foliage Tours

The perfect way to spend an hour or two on a Saturday or Sunday in October. The train leaves our station at 1:30 P.M. and travels approximately 4.5 north...

Halloween Puppet Theater and Workshop

A Halloween ‑ not so scary puppet show ‑ will be performed followed by a puppet making workshop. Preschool kids and older can make a puppet backdrop and...

Murder Mystery

Join us for a chilling evening of intrigue at the library as we solve a mystery together. Attendees have a chance to play key roles. Refreshments provided....

Sweetest Day Train

Similar to our popular "Wine on Rails" trains, but with a twist... chocolate! Enjoy a variety of wines and receive a sampling of chocolates. The ride lasts...

Sunday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Fall Foliage Tours

The perfect way to spend an hour or two on a Saturday or Sunday in October. The train leaves our station at 1:30 P.M. and travels approximately 4.5 north...

Ghost Tours

Our interactive tour guided by a paranormal professional will stop at local sites where you will hear stories that will be sure to send chills up your spine....

Monday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Family Story Time

Families with toddlers and young children will enjoy stories, music, finger plays and a craft while developing important early literacy skills....

Chair Yoga

We will do guided mindfulness relaxation and then follow along with videos for chair yoga. Stay afterward for tea or water and chat with new your friends....

Teen Art Studio

Explore your creative potential in our open‑ended, super chill Teen Art Studio. In September, use pencils, charcoal, and graphite, October is for acrylics...

Family Paint Night

Paint seasonal fun onto canvas. Materials and instructions provided. For all ages. Dress for a mess. Preregistration required. Sept. 9; Sunflowers Oct....

Zumba®

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats. Preregistration required.

Haunted Lorain County book signing

Join local author Eric Defibaugh as he guides you through his research into the haunted history of Lorain County.

There's Something Strange in Ohio: Spooky Tales

Come to the library to explore strange and unusual tales from the state of Ohio. Together, we will explore the mysterious, the odd, and see what historical...

Tuesday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Afternoon Adult Book Discussion

Sept. 24; “Every Note Played” by Lisa Genova Oct. 22; “We Were the Lucky One” by Georgia Hunter Nov. 26; “The Woman in Cabin 10” by Ruth Ware Would you like...

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...

Fermentation 101

Fermented foods are both tasty and great for your health. Learn the basics of fermenting and make and take home your own jar of sauerkraut. All materials...

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. All skill levels...

Family Engineering Night

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

Wednesday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Leaf Party

Children ages 6 and under can join us for stories, songs and crafts all about leaves! Preregistration required.

Math and Science Story Time

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

Sock Monster Fun

Create your own lovable sock monster! Ages 10 and up. 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...

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

Join us for this free weekly yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Line Dancing

Line dancing to rhythm and blues and soul music is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you already know...

Using Google Drive

Learn about the variety of uses for your Google/Gmail account, including presentation software, survey making, file sharing and more. Preregistration required.

S'more Spooky Storytelling

Families beware, you are in for a scare at the library! Join us as we read a selection of hair‑raising, as well as silly stories in the dark. Then, as we...

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, October 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...

Leadercast Women 2019

The Leadercast Women event is your opportunity to meet, learn, and network wth a diverse group of women. A panel of four CEOs of Lorain County hospitals and...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Haunted Lorain County book signing

Join local author Eric Defibaugh as he guides you through his research into the haunted history of Lorain County.

Cookbook Discussion

Sept. 26; “Favorite Recipes from Melissa Clark's Kitchen” by Melissa Clark Oct. 24; “Dinner: Changing the Game” by Melissa Clark If you love to read, cook,...

Domonkas Deck Duels

Whether you play Yu‑Gi‑Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, or Pokemon grab your friends and head on down to the library for an hour long open play time. No card...

Whet Your Palette "BOO" String Art

BOO for Halloween!Come Whet Your Palette and pull some Heartstrings by Christine, LLC for our "BOO" String Art class at Paper Moon Vineyards on Thursday, Oct...

Perfromance by Robert Bates, organ

A guest recital by Robert Bates, organ, as part of the Spanish Organ Dedication Series.

Friday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Story Time in The Woods

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

Little Learners

Children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to stop by the story room to explore and learn about letters, numbers, shapes, colors, patterns and...

Story Time for You and Me - Rose Senior Living

Join us at Rose Senior Living, 33200 Health Campus Blvd in Avon, for an afternoon of stories, music, finger plays and crafts. We will be joined by Rose...

Yoga for Beginners

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

Ghost Tours

Our interactive tour guided by a paranormal professional will stop at local sites where you will hear stories that will be sure to send chills up your spine....

Saturday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Yarn Club

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

Escape Room

Teens, the library escape room is back! Put your puzzle solving and code breaking skills to the test as you try to crack the unsolvable and mysterious...

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...

Halloween Spooktacular

Young goblins and ghouls, you are in for a radically spooky time! Come to the Domonkas library and partake in tasty treats, creepy crafts, grim games, 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.

Super Sweet Haunted Houses

Families ‑ come enjoy a spooktacular time at the library by creating your own "haunted" gingerbread house. Please note: We ask that each family bring a box...

The Wolf: Fact vs Myth

Come meet one of these beautiful creatures! Learn about a wolf’s family life, habitat and diet. We will decipher between wolf facts and myths, learn more...

Ghost Tours

Our interactive tour guided by a paranormal professional will stop at local sites where you will hear stories that will be sure to send chills up your spine....

Sunday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Ghost Tours

Our interactive tour guided by a paranormal professional will stop at local sites where you will hear stories that will be sure to send chills up your spine....

Monday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Family Story Time

Families with toddlers and young children will enjoy stories, music, finger plays and a craft while developing important early literacy skills....

Afternoon Book Discussion

Sept. 23; “Like Water for Chocolate” by Laura Esquivel Oct. 28; “There There” by Tommy Orange Nov. 25; “Karolina's Twins” by Ronald H. Balson Would you like...

Zumba®

Zumba® makes working out fun and effective! Shed pounds while dancing to merengue, salsa and other hot Latin beats. Preregistration required.

Haunted Lorain County book signing

Join local author Eric Defibaugh as he guides you through his research into the haunted history of Lorain County.

How to Draw Monsters

Learn how to draw your own monster, step‑by‑step, then paint and decorate it. Recommended for school age children. Dress for a mess. Preregistration required.

Tuesday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Monster Mash Bash

The goblins are haunting, the monsters will mash. It's time to get together for a Halloween bash! This program is for children ages 2 through 5 and their...

Halloween Family Story Time

Join us for a Halloween story time for families with children of all ages featuring some not‑so‑scary Halloween stories, music and a craft. Children are...

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. All skill levels...

We're Going Back to Hogwarts

Welcome young witches and wizards to the fifth annual Harry Potter night. Will you join the Order of the Phoenix? Are you a member of Dumbledore's Army? Has...

Frankentoy!

Unleash your inner mad scientist with this zany program. Tear apart old toys and dolls and construct a new monster of your own creation. Perfect for ages 9...

Wednesday, October 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Halloween Party

Children ages 6 and under can get in the Halloween spirit with stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Costumes are welcome! Preregistration required.

Around the World in 80 Bites

Oct. 30; Caribbean Nov. 20; North African Your passport to delicious! Sample flavorful dishes from around the world, one bite at a time. Preregistration...

Monster Movie Marathon

It's Halloween! Join us for two family friendly scary movies! Preregistration required.

STEAM: Circuits

Get ready to build Circuits! We'll provide the materials and you provide the creativity. Intended for children ages ten and up. 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

Join us for this free weekly yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Line Dancing

Line dancing to rhythm and blues and soul music is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you already know...

Gross Me Out

Children ages 5 to 12 come join us at the library for some gruesomely gross fun. We will watch some really disgusting demonstrations and then conduct a few...

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...

The Butler Did It - Mystery Book Discussion

Sept. 18; “The Dry” by Jane Harper Oct. 30; “Midnight Line” by Lee Child Nov. 20; “Y is for Yesterday” by Sue Grafton Copies of the mystery book being...

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...

Thursday, October 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

A.M. Yoga

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

Friday, November 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...

2018 Friends of the Keystone-LaGrange Community Library Fall Book Sale COLLECTION DAYS

The Friends of Keystone-LaGrange Community Library are accepting gently used books, dvds, puzzles, and game donations until the end of October at the...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

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.

Art in the Afternoon

Learn how to paint seasonal fun onto a canvas. Preregistration required. Sept. 20; Sunflowers Nov. 1; Pumpkins

Crochet and Knit

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

Yoga for Beginners

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

Saturday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Yarn Club

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

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...

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...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts, and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods, and fun...

Crafty Teens and Tweens - Handmade Soap

Want a little more luxury in your life? Not sure what to get people for the holidays? Make your own custom soap, and take home recipes and tips to use later....

Preschool Paint Box

Leave the mess to us and bring your preschoolers to try different painting activities at the library. We will have brushes, sponges and paint for your...

Oberlin Chamber Orchestra

A performance by the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra conducted by Raphael Jiménez, with faculty soloist Sibbi Bernhardsson '95, violin. Program: Carl Maria von...

Sunday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Oberlin Sinfonietta

A performance by the Oberlin Sinfonietta, with guest conductor Matilda Hofman. Program: Nicholas Politi ’21: Tentative d'évasion (2019/Premiere performance...

Monday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Family Story Time

Families with toddlers and young children will enjoy stories, music, finger plays and a craft while developing important early literacy skills....

Popcorn and a Movie

Join us for popcorn and a family friendly movie. Preregistration required.

Chair Yoga

We will do guided mindfulness relaxation and then follow along with videos for chair yoga. Stay afterward for tea or water and chat with new your friends....

Teen Anime Club

This fall, join our anime club as we explore genre, storytelling, and the unique culture of Japan. For ages 13 and up. Preregistration required.

The Cleveland Years of Eliot Ness

Come to the library as we explore a time when Cleveland was considered one of the most dangerous cities in America, and how Eliot Ness made such an impact...

Tuesday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Cookbook Discussion

Sept. 3; “Cook Like a Pro” by Ina Garten Oct. 1; “How to Feed Yourself” by Spoon University Nov. 5; “Now and Again” by Julia Turshen If you love to read,...

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...

Evening Book Discussion

Sept. 3; “Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez Oct. 1; “Cruel Beautiful World” by Caroline Leavitt Nov, 5; “A Land More Kind Than Home”...

Wednesday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Dinosaur Party

Children ages 6 and under can celebrate Dinovember with dinosaur stories, songs, crafts and other activities. Preregistration required.

Genealogy Club

Learn research techniques and explore resources. Members are encouraged to share their research successes and offer advice to others who are stuck. New 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...

Yoga for Beginners

Join us for this free weekly yoga class. Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel. Namaste!

Line Dancing

Line dancing to rhythm and blues and soul music is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you already know...

Bloody Corner and Beyond – Cleveland’s Prohibition Era Mob Bosses

Local historian and master storyteller Dennis R. Sutcliffe discusses the prohibition era in Cleveland and the battles to control the city's illegal...

Small Business Series

Nov. 6; Exploring Social Media Nov. 13; Email Marketing This fall are you looking to start a new adventure in a small business? Then come to the library and...

Fortnite Fest for Tweens and Teens

It's all about Fortnite! We will have themed crafts, snacks and activities. Intended for tweens and teens ages 9 and up. Preregistration required.

Oberlin Opera Theater presents Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Oberlin Opera Theater, directed of Jonathon Field presents a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Oberlin...

Thursday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

A.M. Yoga

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

Veteran Thank You Cards

Stop in during regular library hours and show appreciation for our military by creating a thank you card for our veterans. We will deliver to the Columbia VFW.

A Literary Cafe - Story Time for Adults

Bring a lunch and relax while listening to short stories and poetry read by library staff. Share in the follow‑up discussions. Coffee and tea will be...

What Can Google Do for You

Learn about all of the exciting, creative things you can do with your Google account. Preregistration required.

Color Me Calm

All ages welcome. Coloring pages and coloring pencils will be provided. Come and color at your own pace. Preregistration required.

Roots and Branches: An Introduction to Genealogy

Adults, come enjoy a fun afternoon of crafting at the library. Each month staff will provide instruction on a new exciting project. Preregistration required

Stephen King’s Colorado

Join retired librarian Ed Rossman as he takes on a scenic tour of beautiful Colorado, the scenic backdrop for Stephen King's books “The Stand,” “The...

Friday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

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.

Veteran Thank You Cards

Stop in during regular library hours and show appreciation for our military by creating a thank you card for our veterans. We will deliver to the Columbia VFW.

Yoga for Beginners

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

Contemporary Music Ensemble

A performance by the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, with guest conductor Matilda Hofman. Program: Luigi Dallapiccola: Piccola musica notturna...

Oberlin Opera Theater presents Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Oberlin Opera Theater, directed of Jonathon Field presents a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Oberlin...

Saturday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Yarn Club

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

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...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods and fun ways...

Food and Fun

Children and teens age 18 and under are invited to join us for a fun lunch, games, crafts, and other activities as we explore cooking, new foods, and fun...

Crafternoon

Adults, come enjoy a fun afternoon of crafting at the library. Each month staff will provide instruction on a new exciting project. 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...

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.

One of Us: Understanding the Power of Cults

There are many names and places that have left an infamous dark streak in American history, such as Charles Manson, Jonestown, and David Koresh. Come to the...

Oberlin Baroque Orchestra

A performance by the Oberlin Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Beth Wenstrom.

Oberlin Jazz Ensemble

A performance by the Oberlin Jazz Ensemble with Chris Anderson, director.

Oberlin Opera Theater presents Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Oberlin Opera Theater, directed of Jonathon Field presents a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Oberlin...

Veteran Thank You Cards

Stop in during regular library hours and show appreciation for our military by creating a thank you card for our veterans. We will deliver to the Columbia VFW.

Sunday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Oberlin Opera Theater presents Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Oberlin Opera Theater, directed of Jonathon Field presents a fully staged production of Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Oberlin...

Performance by Jonathan Moyer AD’12, organ

A faculty recital performed by Jonathan Moyer AD '12, organ, as part of the Spanish Organ Dedication Series.

Monday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Veteran's Day Movie

Everyone is invited to join us for a military themed movie to honor our veterans. Preregistration required.

90s and 2000s TV Trivia Night

Do you know who killed Laura Palmer? Or which show Regis Philbin hosted? Then create a team, and come to the library to flex your grey matter as we quiz you...

Wild Kratts Adventure

If you love Wild Kratts or just love learning about animals, then join us for some wild animal activities, games and crafts. Recommended for children ages 3...

Tuesday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

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

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

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. All skill levels...

Builders Club

The library supplies the blocks and you supply the ideas and creations. Come build with us! Intended for children ages 5 and up. Preregistration required.

Wednesday, November 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...

Prize-A-Day

Do you like to win prizes? Would you like to win a prize that is worth at least $50 or more? We have the event just for you! Main Street Amherst Prize-A-Day...

Fox Party

Children ages 6 and under can join us for stories, songs and crafts all about foxes! Preregistration required.

Book Buddies - Adult Book Discussion

Sept. 11; “Longitudes and Attitudes” by Thomas Friedman Oct. 9; “Girls of Atomic City” by Denice Kierna Nov. 13; “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon...

STEAM: Build It

Come build with us! The library supplies the blocks and you supply the ideas and creations. Intended for children ages 6 and up. Little builders, ages 4...

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

Android Help

Do you have an Android phone, but don't know how to use it? This program will teach you the basics and help you get started with using your Android,...

Line Dancing

Line dancing to rhythm and blues and soul music is a casual experience at the Main Library. Come to learn this new skill or practice what you already know...

Books and Brews - Speak of the Devil

Sept. 11; “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty‑First Century” by Jessica Bruder Oct. 9; “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley Nov. 13; “The Good Lord Bird”...

Small Business Series

Nov. 6; Exploring Social Media Nov. 13; Email Marketing This fall are you looking to start a new adventure in a small business? Then come to the library and...

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....

October 15 - November 13, 2019