Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Book Bundles for Kids

All Day 7/1 - 12/31
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community Engagement
Event Details:
The Children's Department is creating book bundles based on some of our favorite themes for beginning and experienced readers.  Request a themed bundle here or call the Department 440-933-8917.  Each bundle will include 5-10 books...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Book Bundles for Kids

All Day 9/1 - 12/30
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Is there a voracious reader in your house?  We will create a bundle of books based on some of the popular themes we see kids reading.  Request a themed bundle through our website at alpl.org/alpl@home, or call 440-933-8917.  Each bundl...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

DIY Storytime Bags

All Day 9/1 - 12/30
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Need help creating a library-style storytime at home?  Request one of our DIY Story Time Bags.  Each bag includes 5-7 great picture books to read aloud as well as a handout with suggestions for music, extension activities, and craft ideas t...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Family Read Aloud & Book Discussion Sets

All Day 9/1 - 12/30
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Book Discussion, Other
Event Details:
We’ve chosen a few of our favorites for your family or small group.  Each book includes a discussion & activity guide to help make the book more fun and meaningful.  Request a title through our website, alpl.org/alpl@home, or call 440-9...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Family Scavenger Hunt

09/01/2020 @ 10:00am - 09/30/2020 @ 9:00am
South Entrance
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: South Entrance
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
The Children’s Department has put together monthly scavenger hunts that you can do as a family or small group outside the library building.  Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet from the box outside the south door or print one from the website.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

T(w)een Take and Make Crafts: Friendship Bracelets

All Day 9/21 - 10/16
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: Unlimited
Event Details:
Sign up ahead of time here to let us know you want to make a craft! Craft instructions will go live with a link to the youtube video here when it’s time to pick them up. September 21 Friendship Bracelets You will need: tape, scissors Ages...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime at Home

10:00am - 10:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home.  New stories and rhymes will be posted each Monday morning and will be available throughout the week.  Accompanying craft bags will be...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
We want to make sure you’re feeling OK (and it’s OK not to feel OK right now). Lisa Goodwin from LCADA will be our guest while we help you through any stuff you have going on.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Quarantine Squares via Zoom

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via ZOOM
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:
It's time to play The Quarantine Squares! This is a game based on the simple game of tic, tac, toe. Contestants will be challenged with trivia questions related to a different movie each month. Movies will be available on Hoopla.  You will be as...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Magic Tree House Book Club

7:00pm - 7:45pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Can’t get enough Jack & Annie? This time around we will read Afternoon on the Amazon. Join Ms. Nicole via Zoom to play a couple online games and talk to other fans of the series.  Register for the book discussion to reserve a ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lakeshore Writer's Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Details:
Do you want to write a book, or anything at all?  Published Avon Lake author Kathryn Eyring hosts a monthly group where participants will get to meet each other, share their writing and get feedback on the process.  Sign up to join us anyti...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime at Home

10:00am - 10:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home.  New stories and rhymes will be posted each Monday morning and will be available throughout the week.  Accompanying craft bags will be...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
We want to make sure you’re feeling OK (and it’s OK not to feel OK right now). Lisa Goodwin from LCADA will be our guest while we help you through any stuff you have going on.   ...
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: 12
Event Details:
Is part of your family tree based on unconfirmed research done previously by others? Going over this “old ground” may seem unexciting and unwarranted. But it’s worth it. If it’s wrong, you’ll fix it. If it’s accurate, you can strengthen it by adding ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Each month we'll have a lively discussion about a novel with a surprise "twist" in the plot. Feel free to BYOS (bring your own spirits). This month's book selection is The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie. Considered to be one of Agatha ...
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:
Apple Boat Do apples float? Learn about floating and sinking as you build an apple sailboat. Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use our curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activi...
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:
Mini Flashlight Make a simple circuit to power up your handcrafted flashlight. Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use our curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activities you can d...
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:
Catch the Leaves! Explore the shapes of leaves and make your own leaf tracings. Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use our curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art activities you can ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Family Scavenger Hunt

10/01/2020 @ 10:00am - 10/31/2020 @ 9:00am
South Entrance
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: South Entrance
Age Group: Children, Family, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
The Children’s Department has put together monthly scavenger hunts that you can do as a family or small group outside the library building.  Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet from the box outside the south door or print one from the website. &...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Bounces

10:00am - 10:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time, Other
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kim on the ALPL YouTube channel to learn a new simple lapsit to do with your baby. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime at Home

10:00am - 10:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home.  New stories and rhymes will be posted each Monday morning and will be available throughout the week.  Accompanying craft bags will be...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
We want to make sure you’re feeling OK (and it’s OK not to feel OK right now). Lisa Goodwin from LCADA will be our guest while we help you through any stuff you have going on.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Family Gatherings Online

6:00pm - 7:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Educational/Instructional
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:

Perplexed about computers and surviving in an increasingly digital world?  Our technology expert Maxx Mittlestadt has a monthly session on important topics, with questions answered and hands-on opportunities.

Registration ends October 6  10:00 AM. Zoom Link will be sent when registered and Oct. 6 12:00 PM. Attendants can join the Zoom meeting starting at 5:45 PM on Oct. 6, 2020. Description: Going over popul...
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: 10
Event Details:
Sit down and enjoy a “cuppa”(British slang for a cup of coffee or tea) while discussing books by British authors featuring "coppers" from various walks of life. Meetings will be held via zoom. So if you fancy a cuppa, come and join us. ...
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. Open to the public.  To join the meeting, please email William Rutger at wrutger@avonlake.lib.oh.us to receive login information. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

What Are You Reading?

2:00pm - 4:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion
Event Details:
Share what you’re reading currently and get personalized recommendations from Gina.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Dog Man Trivia

11:00am - 11:45am
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Children, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Entertainment, Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Show off your knowledge of all things Dog Man in this virtual trivia event!  Join fans on Zoom to see who can answer the most correct questions. Ages 7-11.   ...