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Scavenger Hunt

All Day 5/1 - 5/31
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Put on your thinking caps for the monthly scavenger hunt. Hunts take place outside of the library building or at home. Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet from the south door box or print one from the website. Small completion prizes are available Curbsid...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Grab & Go Activity Bags: Star Wars

05/10/2021 @ 9:00am - 05/19/2021 @ 9:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fun & Games
Event Details:
Made for the older kids, bags include crafts, games, or other activities based on popular media and book series.  Ages 6-12. Pick-up week of: May 24-Star Wars (register starting May 10) June 21-Wings of Fire (register starting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stitch Niche

7:00pm - 8:30pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational/Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Bring out your knitting or crocheting project and enjoy the virtual company of fellow needlework enthusiasts. Presenter Valerie Dillard and guests will answer your questions and help you along. Sign up once to join all of them! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Read / Write / Local: Unbound - Karly West

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit
Event Details:
Every Tuesday at 7 pm it's time for Read / Write / Local UNBOUND via Zoom.  Meet an author or two from nearby, or faraway.  Find out about what they write, why they write, and anything else you would like to know.  We are open to yo...

Disclaimer(s)

The Avon Lake Public Library does not endorse the views expressed by any group or individual, using its meeting rooms, but does endorse the right of those groups or individuals to express their views so long as they abide by the policies and rules, governing the use of library meeting rooms and confirm to local community standards of decency.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ALPL Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

1:00pm - 2:00pm
online via ZOOM
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
The regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees. Scheduled to be discussed is the 2022 Proposed Appropriations. Open to the public.  To join the meeting, please email William Rutger at wrutger@avonlake.lib.oh.us to receive logi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational/Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Findagrave.com is an essential resource for genealogists. Join Todd Albrecht from the Kirtland Family History Center to learn more about this popular website and how you can get the most out of it for your research. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

T(w)een Take and Make Crafts: Colorful Crayon Candles

All Day 5/17 - 5/31
Curbside Pickup
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Teens, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Sign up ahead of time here to let us know you want to make a craft! We provide most of the material you need, with remaining needs listed.  Craft instructions will also be included. Ages 10-17.   Pick up date: May 17 Colorful Crayo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Graduation EXPLOSION Cards - Take and Make

05/18/2021 @ 9:00am - 05/21/2021 @ 5:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Celebrate graduations with an EXPLOSION  card.  Decorate and delight?  Cardstock, paper and instructions included.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beach Blanket Book Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Summer is almost here! Join us for a friendly discussion about a great book via Zoom. The book for this month is The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens.  Books for the following month are available at the Information Desk, but quantities are limi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit
Event Details:
Every Tuesday at 7 pm it's time for Read / Write / Local UNBOUND via Zoom.  Meet an author or two from nearby, or far away.  Find out about what they write, why they write, and anything else you would like to know.  We are open to y...

Disclaimer(s)

The Avon Lake Public Library does not endorse the views expressed by any group or individual, using its meeting rooms, but does endorse the right of those groups or individuals to express their views so long as they abide by the policies and rules, governing the use of library meeting rooms and confirm to local community standards of decency.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Swimming Spaghetti  Splish, splash! Can you make spaghetti swim? Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activities you can do at home. Activ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Light It Up!  Complete an electrical circuit to make a paper helicopter glow! Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activities you can do a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Fabulous Flowers  See what it takes to “grow” a bunch of colorful flowers. Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activities you can do at h...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Read / Write / Local: Unbound -- Geoff Simpson

1:00pm - 2:00pm
online via ZOOM
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit
Event Details:
Every Tuesday at 7 pm it's time for Read / Write / Local UNBOUND via Zoom, except for this one, it is Saturday at one. Otherwise, it's pretty late at night in Germany! Meet Geoffrey Simpson, an Avon Lake native who now makes his home six hours ...

Disclaimer(s)

The Avon Lake Public Library does not endorse the views expressed by any group or individual, using its meeting rooms, but does endorse the right of those groups or individuals to express their views so long as they abide by the policies and rules, governing the use of library meeting rooms and confirm to local community standards of decency.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Story Time and Crafts at Home

All Day
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Take home crafts available through Curbside Service or at Holds Window.  No Registration, available while supplies last.   Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week  for a quick story and rhyme at home....
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Sensory Creations: Rainbow Sensory Bins

05/24/2021 @ 9:00am - 06/02/2021 @ 9:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Fun & Games
Event Details:
Stop by and pick up supplies and instructions for some of our favorite all-inclusive, all ages sensory activities. You may have seen these in our Terrific Toddler or Sensation Station programs.  All ages. Pick up week of: June 7-Rainbow Se...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Read / Write / Local: Unbound -- Ian Lewis

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit
Event Details:
Every Tuesday at 7 pm it's time for Read / Write / Local UNBOUND via Zoom.  Meet an author or two from nearby, or faraway.  Find out about what they write, why they write, and anything else you would like to know.  We are open to yo...

Disclaimer(s)

The Avon Lake Public Library does not endorse the views expressed by any group or individual, using its meeting rooms, but does endorse the right of those groups or individuals to express their views so long as they abide by the policies and rules, governing the use of library meeting rooms and confirm to local community standards of decency.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spirits with a Twist: Still Life

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Each month we'll have a lively discussion about a novel with a surprise "twist" in the plot.  Books are available at the Information desk or in digital form through Hoopla or Libby, depending on the title.  Meetings will be held via Zoom an...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Story Time Crafts at Home

All Day
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Take home crafts available through Curbside Service or at Holds Window.  No Registration, available while supplies last.   Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week  for a quick story and rhyme at home....
This event is in the "Children" group.

Baby Time Bags: Rainbow in a Bottle

05/31/2021 @ 9:00am - 06/09/2021 @ 9:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Designed to help caregivers engage with their young children, these activity bags include supplies and instructions for an activity or craft to share.  Ages 0-2. Pick-up week of: June 14-Rainbow in a Bottle (register starting May 31) Ju...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Scavenger Hunt

All Day 6/1 - 6/30
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Put on your thinking caps for the monthly scavenger hunt. Hunts take place outside of the library building or at home. Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet from the south door box or print one from the website. Small completion prizes are available Curbsid...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visit
Event Details:
Every Tuesday at 7 pm it's time for Read / Write / Local UNBOUND via Zoom.  Meet an author or two from nearby, or faraway.  Find out about what they write, why they write, and anything else you would like to know.  We are open to yo...

Disclaimer(s)

The Avon Lake Public Library does not endorse the views expressed by any group or individual, using its meeting rooms, but does endorse the right of those groups or individuals to express their views so long as they abide by the policies and rules, governing the use of library meeting rooms and confirm to local community standards of decency.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cuppas and Coppers

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Sit down and enjoy a “cuppa” while discussing books by British authors featuring “coppers” from various walks of life. So if you fancy a cuppa, come and join us. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Fluttering Butterfly and Sweet Honeybee   Make a butterfly and bee toy while learning about their important role in nature. Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use curbside service to pick up materials f...