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

Chasing the Winter’s Blues with Music

Children are invited to the Amherst Public Library on Saturday, January 26th at 11:00 a.m.   for Chasing the Winter’s Blues with Music. Music Therapist Hannah Gonzalez will engage children ages 9 months to 6 years in engaging activities including

Detox: A Hoax?

Learn about the truth and fiction behind detoxing when Dr. Jeremy Watson, Chiropractic Physician, presents “Detox: A Hoax?” at the Amherst Public Library on Monday January 28, at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss this fun and informative evening! No registration is

‘Beach Party’ Movie Screening

Take a break from stacking up your winter reading entries! Warm up with a screening of the classic 1963 teen beach movie, “Beach Party” starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon on Thursday, January 24th at 6:00 p.m. No registration is

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

Toddler Playtime

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


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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