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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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (8-12)" group.
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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Organize Digital Photos

6:00pm - 7:00pm
online via ZOOM
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Educational/Instructional
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 December 1st 10:00 AM. Zoom Link will be sent when registered and Dec. 1, 12:00 PM. Attendants can join the Zoom meeting starting at 5:45 PM on Dec. 1, 2020. Description: Man...
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:
Mobius Strips Amaze your family and friends with what you can do using paper and scissors. 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 activiti...
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:
Pipe Dreams Get in touch with your inner musician while making a flute with straws. Receive a hand-painted bamboo flute as a bonus! Experiment, explore and create! Come inside (to the Holds window), or use our curbside service to pick up materi...
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:
Feed Bitty Bird Use a special tool to find food for Bitty Bird. 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 do at home. Thes...
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: 5
Event Details:
In genealogical research, we all get to a point with some individuals where we cannot find certain information. These "brick walls" can be discouraging, but not impossible, to overcome. Professional genealogist Roger Marble shares practical strategie...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Winter Break Fun

12/07/2020 @ 10:00am - 12/23/2020 @ 5:00pm
Curbside Pickup
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: Curbside Pickup
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Stop by Curbside Service to pick up a salt dough craft kit to construct with your child over winter break.  Kits include flour, salt, sparkly decorations, and a handout with instructions and pictures to inspire your creations.  One kit per ...
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 "Everyone" group.

ALPL Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
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 "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 - 8:00pm
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: 11
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.

Morning Mingle

9:30am - 10:30am
online via ZOOM
Cancelled
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Job & Career Development, Workshop
Event Details:

Calling home-based and sole-proprietor operations in our area!  This networking group is designed to help you meet others, share information and learn from experts.  This is a partnership between the Library, the City of Avon Lake and SBDC @ LCCC.

Morning Mingle was created to provide in-person networking opportunities and educational sessions for small business owners. Due to COVID-19, we have been meeting virtually. Based on a number of factors, including low turnout for virtual meetings, we...
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: 8
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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
online via DISCORD
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via DISCORD
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Storytelling Hour

7:00pm - 8:00pm
online via ZOOM
Registration
Library Branch: Avon Lake Public Library
Room: online via ZOOM
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Performance, Story Time
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
The Storytellers of WRAPPS (Western Reserve Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling), will tell original stories on themes every month. December, is time for stories about holidays and family.  Welcome stor...
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: 28
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: Educational/Instructional, Entertainment, Science & Technology
Event Details:
Almost Christmas! Discover what makes this season so festive. 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 do at home. You ma...
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:
New Year's Eve Ball Drop Design and build your own ball drop. 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 do at home. You ma...
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:
Starry Night! Make a twinkly star to hang on your tree. 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 do at home. These activi...
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.

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: 17

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.

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: 9
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...
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. ...