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Mudbound Prep

All Day8/26 - 8/31
Lakeshore Room
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Lakeshore Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community Engagement, Other
This event is in the "Adults" group.

View and Chew

September 4, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
McMahan Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: McMahan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Entertainment, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

You may not find red reclining chairs or mega-screens, but you will find a lively and thoughtful discussion about a good movie. A light lunch is provided.

This program is part of the Mudbound Community Read event.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee food served has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Peace Crane Origami - Mudbound Community Read Program

September 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends Room
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Friends Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn the ancient art of paper folding to create this international symbol of peace. This program is part of the Mudbound Community Read event.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:
Live from the Avon Lake Public Library and with the support of Heritage Avon Lake, meet one of history’s most famous women. Beloved and despised, belittled and adored, Eleanor Roosevelt faced tragic losses and challenges as a child and as a young wom...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: McMahan Meeting Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Community Engagement, Entertainment, Performance, Other
Event Details:
As a part of the on-going Community Read, Avon Lake resident and international Austin Walkin' Cane will present and play on the classic delta blues style typical of the time period in the book, Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. He has a blues gumbo reperto...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Canning and Preserving Food

September 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Waugaman Gallery
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
As a part of the Community Read based on the book Mudbound, by author Hillary Jordan, join us as Hannah DiVencenzo, Adjunct Professor of Nutrition from Lorain County Community College and Lorain County Farm Bureau, will present an informative class o...
This event is in the "Children" group.

American Girl Tea Party

September 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
McMahan Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: McMahan Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
You may have seen our American Girl Molly display in the Children’s department, now come celebrate with your favorite doll at our tea party. We will have light refreshments and activities just for you and your doll! Ages 6-9. This program is par...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Historically Speaking: Farming Then & Now - Mudbound Community Read Program

September 16, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Waugaman Gallery
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Since the 1940s, farms have changed significantly, as has the way we get our food and so much more. Join Elaine Beekman, Program Developer for Agriculture Outreach and Education with Lorain County Community College, as she shares the history of farmi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tea Time Book Club 1

September 17, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Waugaman Gallery
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

It’s tea time at the library! You are invited to join us for an afternoon of tea, cookies, and a friendly discussion about a great book. Feel free to bring your favorite tea cup. Books for the following month are available at each meeting and at the Information Desk, but quantities are limited.

This month's book is Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. This program is part of the Mudbound Community Read event.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tea Time Book Club 2

September 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Waugaman Gallery
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

It’s tea time at the library! You are invited to join us for an afternoon of tea, cookies, and a friendly discussion about a great book. Feel free to bring your favorite tea cup. Books for the following month are available at each meeting and at the Information Desk, but quantities are limited.

This month's book is Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. This program is part of the Mudbound Community Read event.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bookin' and Cookin'

September 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
McMahan Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: McMahan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Grab a bite to read. Each month participants will select and prepare a themed recipe (10-12 servings) from the Library's cookbook collection. We'll sample our culinary creations and exchange recipes. Themes: September 18 Southern (this program is ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee food served has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Artifacts, Stories, and Lessons of WWII from "The Greatest Generation"

September 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Waugaman Gallery
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Everyone, Teens
Program Type: Community Engagement
Event Details:
The men and women of the 1940s have been called “The Greatest Generation”, but their contributions are not limited to the past.  From the technologies, they developed lessons they can teach us, the WWII generation has forever reshaped the course...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Rosie the Riveter - Community Read Mudbound Program

September 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Waugaman Gallery
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II, representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during the war. Join cultural history interpreter Sherrie Tolliver, from Women in History, for a discussion on how the recruitment of w...
This event is in the "Children" group.

DiscoveryWorks Jr. Tree House Club - Harvest in a Jar (Ages 6 -7)

September 24, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
DiscoveryWorks Main
Registration
Library Branch: DiscoveryWorks
Room: DiscoveryWorks Main
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Food & Cooking, Science & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Experiment, explore, create! Join us for an hour of hands-on science and art activities in the DiscoveryWorks loft. Ages 6 & 7.

Harvest in a Jar Learn about growing food as you pick fresh greens from the DiscoveryWorks Tower garden to create a layered salad in a jar. This program is part of the Mudbound Community Read event. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

We cannot guarantee food served has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Military Genealogical Research - Fold3

September 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
McMahan Meeting Room
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: McMahan Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Enhance your genealogical military research with information from the comprehensive - and free - database Fold3, available through the Library's website. Join an expert researcher from the Family History Center of Westlake to learn more about how thi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mudbound Community Read Book Discussion

September 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Waugaman Gallery
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Book Discussion, Community Engagement
Event Details:
You are invited to join us for this special book discussion featuring our Community Read book Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. The discussion will be led by students and teachers from the Avon Lake High School, partners for this program. This book discuss...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Author Visit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 416
Event Details:
The Avon Lake Public Library, in partnership with the Avon Lake Schools, is honored to bring American novelist Hillary Jordan to speak on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Ms. Jordan will be speaking at the Avon Lake High School Performing Arts Center (175 ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Waugaman Gallery
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Author Visit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
The Avon Lake Public Library, in partnership with the Avon Lake Schools, is honored to bring American novelist Hillary Jordan to speak on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Ms. Jordan will be speaking at the Avon Lake Public Library (32649 Electric Blvd., Av...