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 kindergarten readiness to build a strong foundation for a community of children who view themselves […] more

Back to School the Healthy Way

Get ready to go “Back to School the Healthy Way,” when Dr. Jeremy Watson, Chiropractic Physician, speaks at the Amherst Public Library on Monday August 28, at 6:30 p.m.  Don’t miss this fun and informative evening. No registration is required for this program. For more information, contact us by phone at (440)988-4230.   more

Gotcha Covered

Have a stack of new textbooks you need covered right away?  Students heading back to school are invited to the Amherst Public Library where they can cover their books and grab a snack after school.  Stop in the library August 24 and 25 from 3 – 5 p.m. and also August 29 from 5 – […] more

Adult Game and Lego Night

Why should the kids get to have all of the fun? The Amherst Public Library is hosting an Adult Game and Lego Night on August 24th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Bring your friends or meet some new ones, and join us at the library in the DeLloyd Room.  Assorted Legos and variety of classic […] more

Annual Amherst Scavenger Hunt

The race is on!  The Amherst Public Library’s Annual Amherst Scavenger Hunt is underway starting Monday, July 24. Pick up an entry form at the library and identify each of the photos taken in downtown Amherst.  All photos were taken within easy walking distance of the library, between Tenney Avenue and Cleveland Street, and from […] more

Walkin’ on Wednesday

Come visit the Amherst Public Library during Main Street Amherst’s Walkin’ on Wednesday programs taking place the second Wednesday of the month, featuring outdoor entertainment and extended business hours at participating businesses in the historic downtown area.  The library will offer family friendly activities on the front lawn. Join us on August 9 from 6:00 […] more

Seed Growing Contest

While you grow with reading this summer, show us how you can grow a plant of your choice. Take pictures of your plant as it grows and submit them to the Children’s Department. A winner will be chosen from a random drawing on August 21st.   Your pictures may be submitted by email to ntomek@amherstpubliclibrary.org or in […] 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