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Read 20 in 2020--A Summer Reading Club for All Ages!

All Day 6/1 - 8/31
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational/Instructional
Event Details:
The Avon Lake Public Library is happy to announce the start of our summer reading program, “Read 20 in 2020.”  This program is available for all ages and allows readers to set their own monthly summer reading goals.  The program runs from J...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Bibliobox!

All Day 7/1 - 8/31
South Entrance
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: South Entrance
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community Engagement, Entertainment
Event Details:
Get your very own library version of those trendy subscription boxes right here at the Library! When signing up for BiblioBox, you will receive one box per month that you  pick up at the library. Each box contains a library book, a book for you ...
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 - 8/31
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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

DIY Story Time Bags

All Day 7/1 - 8/31
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:
We’ve chosen a few of our favorite story time themes and created bags including great picture books to read aloud, online music options, extension activities, and craft ideas that you can do at home.  Request a bag here or call the Children...
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 Kits

All Day 7/1 - 8/31
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:
We’ve chosen a few of our favorite read-alouds for your family this summer.  Check out the book, read a chapter (or two) each night aloud as a family, and use the included reading & activity guide to help make the book more fun and meaningfu...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
We miss doing crafts together too!  We’re putting together bags of craft supplies that you can pick up through our curbside service.  Request crafts when you arrive at the library by calling the Curbside desk at 440-933-8128.  Crafts a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
These crafts are designed for independent crafters generally aged 8-12.  These crafts will take longer and be a little messier.  You may need to go outside!   One per child, per week while supplies last during the week of: J...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays on Discord

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Space
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement, 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 Virtual Teen Event is on Discord! If you would like to joi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual Family Story Time

11:00am - 11:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Our Family Story Times are going virtual this summer!  Each week, join a different staff member to hear a couple stories, do some fingerplays, and SEE THE FISH!  New videos will be posted each Tuesday morning at 11am and will be available o...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DiscoveryWorks Jr. Tree House Club ( Ages 6-7)

1:00pm - 1:30pm
online via ZOOM
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Why Wash Your Hands? Join us for experiments that show why you need to wash your hands so often. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cutting the Cord

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Covering the options available of online streaming services and media. Discussions about Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, and smart TV features. Reviewing apps and streaming channels such as Amazon Prime, Netflix, and FREE streaming options. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Fun & Games
Event Details:
Now is a fantastic time to learn how to play Dungeons and Dragons, or to continue if you were playing with us in person! Gina wants to hear your input about what virtual RPG playing may look like. This Virtual Teen Event is on Discord! If ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Music with Hannah

11:00am - 11:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Performance
Event Details:
Join music therapist Hannah Gonzalez for an all inclusive program of musical activities available through the ALPL YouTube channel.  Sing and dance along at home with your family!   Suggested ages: 9 months-6 years Chec...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
We miss doing crafts together too!  We’re putting together bags of craft supplies that you can pick up through our curbside service.  Request crafts when you arrive at the library by calling the Curbside desk at 440-933-8128.  Crafts a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
We miss doing crafts together too!  We’re putting together bags of craft supplies that you can pick up through our curbside service.  Request crafts when you arrive at the library by calling the Curbside desk at 440-933-8128.  Crafts a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays on Discord

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Space
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement, 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 Virtual Teen Event is on Discord! If you would like to joi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual Family Story Time

11:00am - 11:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Our Family Story Times are going virtual this summer!  Each week, join a different staff member to hear a couple stories, do some fingerplays, and SEE THE FISH!  New videos will be posted each Tuesday morning at 11am and will be available o...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club on Discord

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Entertainment
Event Details:

Interested in Anime or Manga?  Join our Anime Club!  We meet every third Tuesday monthly.  Cosplay is welcome!

This Teen Event is now on Discord! If you would like to join our Discord server and participate in our events, apply for an invite code via our Google form: https://forms.gle/gqfxoTuNqhjVXq3EA The server will mostly be on read-only wh...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Do you know Avon Lake? A trivia night!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults, Family
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
How well do you know Avon Lake?  Challenge yourself and play against others with a mix of historical and contemporary questions.  We are excited to present this with the help of the Avon Lake Historical Society.  Study up for our first...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Bounces with Ms. Kim

11:00am - 11:15am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Join Ms. Kim on the ALPL YouTube channel to learn some new fingerplays and lapsits to do with your baby.  Video will be posted at 11am on July 22 and will be available until August 19, when a new video will be posted.   Check here f...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DiscoveryWorks Tree House Club ( Ages 8-11)

1:00pm - 1:30pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Science, Science, Everywhere Scavenger Hunt Scientific marvels are hiding all around you. Can you find them? ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Beach Blanket Book Club a la Zoom

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
The shores of Lake Erie will not be our meeting place this year, but we will make do with a virtual meeting on Zoom. Our first book will be The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. You may place a hold on a copy of the book, and will be contacted when it is...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
We miss doing crafts together too!  We’re putting together bags of craft supplies that you can pick up through our curbside service.  Request crafts when you arrive at the library by calling the Curbside desk at 440-933-8128.  Crafts a...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
These crafts are designed for independent crafters generally aged 8-12.  These crafts will take longer and be a little messier.  You may need to go outside!   One per child, per week while supplies last during the week of: J...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mental Health Mondays on Discord

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teen Space
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement, 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 Virtual Teen Event is on Discord! If you would like to joi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual Family Story Time

11:00am - 11:30am
online via YOUTUBE
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via YOUTUBE
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Our Family Story Times are going virtual this summer!  Each week, join a different staff member to hear a couple stories, do some fingerplays, and SEE THE FISH!  New videos will be posted each Tuesday morning at 11am and will be available o...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DiscoveryWorks Jr. Tree House Club ( Ages 6-7)

1:00pm - 1:30pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Do You Believe in Fairies? Create a garden home for your tiny fairy friends. ...