Outback Ray’s Amazing Animal Show

Experience an amazing, out of this world animal show with Outback Ray on Tuesday, June 18th at 11:00 a.m. Celebrate A Universe of Stories Summer Reading with this fun, exciting and educational show for kids of all ages. The show

Monday Night Movie

Enjoy a blast from the past with a free showing of “Space Jam” on Monday, June 24th at 6:30 p.m. Introduce the kiddos in your life to one of the most iconic movies of the 1990s! This film is rated

No-Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag Craft

Learn how to upcycle old t-shirts into washable tote bags that are perfect for hauling groceries, books, and more! Join us on Thursday, June 20th at 6:30 p.m. for an easy project that requires no sewing and absolutely no previous

Tai Chi for arthritis and Fall Prevention

Join Michael W. Stadul for six weekly class sessions of the Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention program at 11 a.m. every Tuesday from June 11th – July 16th. This program is easy to learn, enjoyable, and provides many

World War II at Home and Abroad

Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the invasion of Normandy and a major turning point in World War II, with Janet Bird of the Lorain County Historical Society on Thursday, June 6th at 6:30 p.m. Janet will share a presentation

Arthritis: A Joint Approach

Chiropractic physician Dr. Jeremy Watson of Watson Wellness will present “Arthritis: A Joint Approach” on Monday, June 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Come learn about the difference between arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Find out what you can

Conte Crayon Art Workshop

Join us for a Conte Crayons Art Workshop with Mary Jo Clark on Monday, June 3rd from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Work with Conte Crayons to produce expressive figure drawings. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to develop their

Dine to Donate to Support the Friends of Amherst Public Library

The Friends of the Amherst Public Library will earn money when you eat at Olde Town Pizza House on Tuesday, June 18, during open hours. The Friends will receive a percentage of the total sales for the day.  Order from their extensive menu.  Stop

Friends’ Community Paper Shredding Day

The Friends of the Amherst Public Library are sponsoring a Community Shred Day on Saturday, July 13th, in the Amherst Public Library parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have your personal documents and confidential papers shredding on-site for you

Cricut 101

Curious about the Cricut cutting machine and what it can do? Own one that’s still in the box because you don’t even know where to start? Join us for a crash course in both the machine and Cricut DesignSpace online

Moving Toward a Sustainable Home

The average person throws away 4.4 pounds of trash every day! Join us on Thursday, May 23rd at 6:30 p.m. to learn how to reduce your dependence on processed, packaged goods and create a more sustainable lifestyle with Erin McNary

Father’s Day Make-it Take-it Craft

Stop by the Children’s Department between Thursday, June 13th and Saturday, June 15th and make a card for someone special.

Toddler Playtime

Toddlers and their caregivers are welcome to join us for Toddler Playtime at the Amherst Public Library on Friday, June 7th from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.   No registration is required for this drop-in playtime that takes place in the Children’s

Canine Reading Buddies

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 are all


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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