Category: Featured

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, April 17th 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

Garden Season Kick-Off

Summer is just around the corner, and gardeners are ready to get outside. In order to ensure that you are as excited about your garden in August as you are now (and that you can still find it among the weeds!), plan to attend this informational class. Join us at the Amherst Public Library on […] more

No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression

Celebrate the Cleveland Indians opening week at the Amherst Public Library on Thursday, April 13th at 6:30 p.m. with Scott Longert, the author of No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression. Mr. Longert will draw on his research as he discusses the fortunes of the Cleveland Indians […] more

Teen Volunteer Night

Come to the Amherst Public Library on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. and learn of all the ways you can volunteer for service hours or just for fun! We are looking for 5th graders and up who want to help with children’s program preparation and many activities where we can use some extra hands. Please […] more

Toddler Playtime

  Toddlers and their care givers are welcome to join us for Toddler Playtime at the Amherst Public Library on Friday, April 7, 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

Flash Mob Lego

Kids ages first grade an older are invited to join us in the Storytime area on Wednesday, March 29, from 11:00 a.m. to noon for Lego Flash Mob.   Use our LEGOs to create something great and have fun with other LEGO enthusiasts.  No adults are allowed in the construction area so kids must be able to work independently […] more

Adult Coloring

Adult coloring is back at the Amherst Public Library. Join us at the library on Thursdays, March 2, 16, and 30 at 7:00 p.m. for an hour of coloring and relaxation. All materials will be provided, and we’ll even feature a few pages to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Grab a friend and join the fun! […] more

AARP Tax Preparation

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 will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Thursday, February 2nd and extending through Thursday, April 13th. Individual […] 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