Category: Featured

Instant Irish Cooking Demonstration

Need ideas for new things to make with your Instant Pot? Looking for an easy recipe to impress your friends and family on St. Patrick’s Day this year? Join us for an Instant Pot cooking demonstration on Thursday, March 14

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Join us on Monday, March 4th at 6:30 p.m. to learn all about the “Last Great Race on Earth,” the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, with local Iditarod enthusiast Eleanor Csizmadia. Eleanor will share photographs and videos, fun facts, race history, her

Spring Mixed Media Art with Mary Jo Clark

Mary Jo Clark is bringing her art workshops back to the Amherst Public Library! Join us on Monday, March 4th at 1:00 p.m. for a Spring Mixed Media Workshop. Enjoy learning new skills and techniques during this creative workshop where

Toddler Playtime

Toddlers and their caregivers are welcome to join us for Toddler Playtime at the Amherst Public Library on Friday, March 8th 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. 

Make-it Take-it Craft for Children

Stop by the Children’s Department between Saturday,March 23rd and Saturday, March 30th for a special Spring Break craft.

Suicide Prevention Training

Talking about suicide can be difficult for the person experiencing suicidal thoughts, or their concerned friend or family member. Attend this free training in the Question Persuade Refer (QPR) method on Monday, February 25th at 6:30 p.m. and learn to

Lego Play

Kids ages first grade and older are invited to join us on Wednesday, March 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Lego Play. Use our LEGOs to create something great and have fun with other LEGO enthusiasts. No adults

Crochet Workshops

Saturday morning crochet with Vivian is back! Join us at the library on Saturdays, February 9th and 23rd from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Beginners and those who would like to start a new project with the group should

Adult Coloring

Join us on Mondays, February 4th, March 18th, and April 1st at 7 p.m. for Adult Coloring . All supplies will be provided, along with a variety of coloring page options for all levels of skill. Relax with us and

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

Adult Winter Reading

Warm up with a good book! Adult Winter Reading runs from January 14th – February 22nd. Complete an entry form for every book you read during Adult Winter Reading to receive small prizes and enter the drawing for exciting grand prizes, including a

AARP Tax-Aide

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program will be available again this year at the Amherst Public Library.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 60 and older – at more than 5,000 locations nationwide.  The program


    The Friends of the Amherst Public Library are now on AmazonSmile.  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Friends of the Amherst Public Library every time you shop, at no cost to you.  .05% of eligible

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