Category: Featured

After School Movie Matinee

The Amherst Public Library is excited to have an after school special of popcorn and a movie on Thursday, December 20th at 3:00 p.m. Come enjoy Jim Carrey’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas to kick start your winter break. One lucky

Holiday Movie Matinee

The Amherst Public Library is excited to announce that we are now able to show free movies! To celebrate, we’re kicking off with a Sunday matinee of the Will Farrell holiday classic, Elf.  All ages are invited to join us on

Holiday Card Craft

Children of all ages are welcome to drop by the Amherst Public Library on Saturday, December 15th between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to create a holiday greeting card for that very special person. Enjoy holiday music while your creativity

Elf on a Shelf Contest

The Amherst Public Library Youth Services Department will be hiding an Elf in the library from December 1st through December 21st.  Find the Elf’s location for a chance to win our Elf.  He will be busy moving every day so

All Aboard for Train Storytime

The Amherst Public Library will host a special train themed storytime on Monday, December 10th at 10:15 a.m. and Wednesday, December 12th at 11:15 a.m.  Choose the session that works best for you. The Polar Express isn’t the only holiday

Santa Visits the Amherst Public Library

Santa and Mrs. Claus are inviting all children with their parents and grandparents to a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Amherst Public Library on Tuesday, December 11th at 6 p.m. Children will receive a copy of

Canine Reading Buddies

Children of all ages are invited to the Amherst Public Library to read to a TDI or Bright & Beautiful therapy dog on the first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Our licensed Canine Reading Buddies


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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has come to Lorain County. Through the Lorain County Imagination Library, preschool children receive free books! The mission of the Lorain County Imagination Library is to foster a lifetime love of reading, empower families and increase

Yoga for the Mind Creative Writing Group

Looking for inspiration and calm in your busy life?  Are you an artist at heart?  Join our creative writing group, and meet other individuals who share a desire to write creatively. Yoga for the Mind Creative Writing Group will meet every

Lions Club Eyeglass Collection

The Need for Glasses –153 Million Reasons Lions Recycle for Sight According to The World Health Organization, 153 million people have uncorrected refractive errors (near-sightedness, far-sightedness or astigmatism). Most of these vision impairments are quickly diagnosed and easy to treat