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Book Bundles for Kids

All Day 1/1 - 5/31
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 1/1 - 5/31
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

T(w)een Take and Make Crafts: Boba Tea

All Day 3/1 - 3/26
Curbside Pickup
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Teens, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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. Pick up date: January 25 Non-alcoholic Mulled Cider Ages 10-17. &nbs...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Creations: Aquarium in a Jar

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/10/2021 @ 9:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Register to receive 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. March:  Aquarium in a Jar Registration Open:&...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.

Dogman by Mail

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/20/2021 @ 5:00pm
By Mail
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: By Mail
Age Group: Children, Tweens (8-12)
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Registration Open:  March 1-20 Kits mailed: March 22   Register to receive a Dogman quiz that you can use to test the knowledge of friends and family, guides that show you how to draw your favorite Dogman characters, new colored pe...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Scavenger Hunt

03/01/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/31/2021 @ 5:00pm
South Entrance
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: South Entrance
Age Group: Children, Family
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 at the ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime & Crafts 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: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Event Details:
Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week  for a quick story and rhyme at home. Search for Avon Lake Public Library on YouTube. New stories will be posted each Monday morning and will be available throughout the week. Accom...
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.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Fun & Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Details:
Match your knowledge with others about ..... libraries in general, and Avon Lake Public Library in particular!  Even if you don't know all the answers, you will have fun guessing and learning about your Library.  There will be a PRIZE for t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book in a Bag

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: 3
Event Details:
Looking for the perfect activity to get through the pandemic? Try our newest book club!  The Book in a Bag Book Club is as easy as 1-2-3.   1.  Register on the ALPL web site or call the Information Desk to do so.  2. ...
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 "Adults" group.

Discover Your Past: DNA 101

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Professional genealogist Mary Milne Jamba provides an introduction to DNA testing and an overview of what you can expect when you buy and use a spit kit from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, or FamilyTreeDNA.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

What are you reading? Fridays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community Engagement
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 "Family" group.

Family Storytime & Crafts 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: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Event Details:
Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week  for a quick story and rhyme at home. Search for Avon Lake Public Library on YouTube. New stories will be posted each Monday morning and will be available throughout the week. Accom...
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.

Floral Bouquet - TAKE and MAKE Paper Craft

03/16/2021 @ 9:00am - 03/20/2021 @ 5:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Style a spring time bouquet of origami flowers.  What's in your garden?  Paper and instructions included.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tea Time 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: 13
Event Details:
Join us for a friendly discussion about a great book via Zoom.  Books for the following month are available at the Information Desk, but quantities are limited. The book for this month is The Vanishing Half by Britt Bennett.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cut the Cord 2021

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
Ever wanted to do away with cable TV?  Learn the latest information from ALPL's experts on what it means to stream everything. ...
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: 24
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.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Community Engagement, Educational/Instructional, Science & Technology
Event Details:
GEOBOARD ART Create letters, shapes and other fun designs using rubber bands. 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 ...
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:
BUGS-N-SLUGS   Let’s make some worms dance and bugs crawl. (Don’t worry, they aren’t real!) Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use curbside service to pick up materials for hands-on science and art 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:
PLAYING WITH SHADOWS Make a shadow frame to see how light changes shadows. 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 hom...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Beginning Reader 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Buzz and his trusty super Fly Guy rescue school lunch in this Ted Arnold classic. Ms. Carol will lead a few buzz-worthy online games and a discussion of all things Fly Guy. Register and pick up your own copy of the book through Curbside Service or at...