Category: Featured

Yorkie Doodle Dandy with William Wynne

Local author and World War II Veteran William Wynne will be joining us for a special Sunday afternoon program at 2 p.m. on May 7, 2017. Mr. Wynne served in the Pacific Theater of World War II with Smoky, a small Yorkshire Terrier whose service earned her eight battle stars and saved countless lives. Mr. […] more

The Beatles In Cleveland with Dave Schwensen

Relive the excitement of Beatlemania as John, Paul, George and Ringo visit Cleveland for two of the wildest concerts in Beatles – and rock ‘n’ roll – history. On Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m., author Dave Schwensen will take you behind the scenes with the Fab Four through rare concert films and insider stories. […] more

Oil Pastels Workshop with Mary Jo Clark

Join us at the Amherst Public Library for an Oil Pastels Workshop with Mary Jo Clark on May 22, 2017 from 2 – 4p.m. Enjoy learning new skills and techniques during this creative workshop where no previous artistic talent is required, just a desire to learn. Students should bring a Pink Eraser, 140lb Watercolor paper, […] more

Drawing with Emotion Workshop with Mary Jo Clark

Join us at the Amherst Public Library for a Drawing with Emotion Workshop with Mary Jo Clark on Monday, May 8th, from 2 – 4 p.m. We will be working with Conte Crayons to produce expressive figure drawings. Conte Crayons, sometimes called Shading Sticks come in a set of earth-tone colors including sepia, brown, black, […] more

Annual Student Art Show

The Amherst Public Library will host their annual Student Art Show beginning, May 1 and continuing through May 21, during regular library hours — Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. We will host a special evening […] more

Growing a Simple Herb Garden

A culinary herb garden is a wonderful way to include fresh flavor and healthy ingredients in your next meal. Join us on Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. when gardening expert Shelly Hill will discuss herb selection, care, and harvesting. She’ll give hints about cooking with basic herbs too. Register for this program online or […] more

Toddler Playtime

Toddlers and their care givers are welcome to join us for Toddler Playtime at the Amherst Public Library on Friday, May 5, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.    No registration is required for this drop-in playtime that takes place in the Children’s storytime area.  more

Teen Zentangle

Students ages 10 – 18 are welcome to join Cathy & Michelle at the Amherst Library on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. for Teen Zentangle.  Zentangle® is an abstract drawing created using repetitive patterns according to the trademarked Zentangle method.  A Zentangle is created with lines and shapes, so anyone can create a Zentangle.  No drawing experience is […] more

Break Your Sugar Addiction with Dr. Jeremy Watson

Learn more about the damaging effects of sugar on the body and steps to take to eliminate added sugar from your diet when Dr. Jeremy Watson, Chiropractic Physician, presents “Break Your Sugar Addiction” at the Amherst Public Library on Monday April 24, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Don’t miss this fun and informative evening. No registration is required for […] more

Friends of the Amherst Public Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Amherst Public Library are hosting their Spring Book Sale on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 23, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  A large variety of adult and children’s hard cover books, paperbacks, and DVD’s will be available. Scanners will only be allowed on Sunday, April 23. A special pre-sale for Friends of the […] more

History of Nesting Bald Eagles in Lorain County

  Join Lorain County Metro Parks chief naturalist, Grant Thompson at the Amherst Public Library on Thursday, April 20th at 6:30 p.m. as he presents “History of Nesting Bald Eagles in Lorain County”. The presentation will include information about the largest eagle’s nest on record in Ohio and the imfortant studies behind that nest and […] more

Adult Coloring

Join us at the Amherst Public Library on Monday, May 15th at 7:00 p.m. for an hour of coloring and relaxation. All materials will be provided. Grab a friend and join the fun! This program is intended for ages 14 and up. No registration is required. Please call (440) 988-4230 and ask for the Reference […] more

Mixed Media Workshops with Mary Jo Clark

Join us at the Amherst Public Library for Mixed Media Workshops with Mary Jo Clark on Mondays, April 10 and 24, from 2 – 4 p.m. Enjoy learning new skills and techniques during this creative workshop where all skill levels are welcome.  Students will need a set of watercolor pencils, #8 round Taklon brush, a […] more

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 other Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the community room at the Amherst Public Library. Call […] more

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 with corrective lenses. Still, millions of people in developing nations are pushed deeper into poverty […] more