Avon Branch Library

37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Baby and Me

Baby and Me Story Time on Facebook Live will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Intended for babies, birth through 18 months or early walkers with their caregivers. Facebook.com/LorainPublicLibrarySystem.

Activity bag

Pick up a ribbon bookmark activity for teens and adults beginning Tuesday. While supplies last. Call for availability.

Finding a job

“Finding a Job Online: Getting Started” will be presented via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The program will cover the basics and also information on how to get free professional clothing for the interview. Register at lorainpubliclibrary.org/events.

Avon Lake Public Library

32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org

Wee Science

Wee Science for children ages 3-5 will be held Thursday. Help the firefighter down the pole and learn about fire safety. Come inside to the “Holds” window or use the curbside service for pickup. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.

Savvy Seniors

“Learning for Savvy Seniors” will be held via Zoom at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Kathryn Eyring will share the 12 secrets of aging gracefully.

Tree House Club

Tree House Club for children ages 8-11 will be available all day Sept. 9. The project is titled “Moon Landing Challenge.” Come inside to the “Holds” window or use the curbside service for pickup. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.

Teen on Discord

“Dungeons and Dragons Brainstorm Time!,” a teen event on Discord, will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 9. To join the Discord server and participate, apply for an invite code via Google form at https://forms.gle/gqfxoTuNqhjVXq3EA.

Cuppas and Coppers

Cuppas and Coppers, an adult book discussion group, will meet via Zoom at 3 p.m. Sept. 9. This month’s book is “The Seagull” by Ann Cleeves.

Bay Village Branch Library

502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org

Teen Zone

Teen Zone for fifth- through 12th-graders will be held from 3-4 p.m. today and Sept. 9 in Bay meeting room 100. Hang out with something fun to do — gaming, art, movies, technology and more. Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form. Face coverings are required.

Learn more about the precautions taken to keep patrons and staff safe and healthy on the library’s COVID-19 FAQs page.

Drop In and Download

Drop In and Download will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. today and Sept. 9. Learn how to download free e-content from the library’s collection with your library card. Bring your device and passwords. The digital collection is available 24 hours a day 365 days a year and there are never any late fees.

Domonkas Branch Library

4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Grab-and-go activity

Pick up the grab-and-go activity titled “Fall Wind Sock” through Saturday. While supplies last. Please call for availability.

Finding a job

“Finding a Job Online: Getting Started” will be presented via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The program will cover the basics and also information on how to get free professional clothing for the interview. Register at lorainpubliclibrary.org/events.

“QuaranTEEN”

“QuaranTEEN Video Challenge” will be posted each Tuesday in September. Use your creativity and any supplies you have on hand to make a video response to the prompt using #LPLSquaranTEEN on Instagram.

Fairview Park Branch Library

21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org

Music of Africa

“Music of the West African Kora” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the 21-string West African kora.

‘Internet Basics’

“Internet Basics” will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 9 in the Technology Learning Center. This free tech training class will cover digital literacy basics, Windows 10, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing. Participants are required to wear a mask. The library will provide one if needed.

North Olmsted Branch Library

27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org

Kids Cafe

Kids Cafe will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Are you 18 or younger? Looking for a place to have a nutritious meal during the school year? The library will be serving grab-and-go style meals provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank while supplies last.

Twitter and Facebook

You can follow the library on Twitter@NOlmstedLib and also at Cuyahoga County Public Library on Facebook. The library’s mission is to provide the community with open access to resources that inform, enrich and entertain.

No storytimes

There are no regularly scheduled storytimes until further notice.

North Ridgeville Branch Library

35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Produce pickup

Heart & Sole fresh produce pickup provided by Willie’s will be available at 3 p.m. Thursday in the library’s parking lot. Each produce bag costs $10 and exact change is required. Reservations can be made at bit.ly/producelibrary. For more information, visit facebook.com/nrheartandsole/.

Grab-and-go activity

“Celebrate Grandparents’ Day” is the grab-and-go activity beginning Tuesday. While supplies last. Please call for availability.

Zoom book discussion

The Zoom book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9. This month’s selection is “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins. Registrants must include an email address so a Zoom invitation can be sent.

Rocky River Public Library

1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.

‘Friday Fun Day’

“Friday Fun Day” , a children’s event, will be held via Zoom at 4 p.m. Friday. Chat, play music, play Kahoot Trivia and create crafts.

Tech tips

Ten Minute Tech Tips presents “What Are Some Cool Things I Can Do in Word?” at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Visit Livestream.com/rrpl.

Teen activity

A teen activity kit for pickup will be available all day Tuesday.

Internet skills

“Internet Skills IV Part I” will be held online at 10 a.m. Sept. 9. Learn simple searching, understanding search results, advanced search techniques, evaluating websites and more.

Crime book discussion

The Riverinos True Crime Book Group will meet online at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. This month’s selection is “Time Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray” by James Renner.

Westlake Porter Public Library

27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

Pick up STEAM bag

The “Mystery STEAM Bag Challenge” for first- and second-graders will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday. Pick up the STEAM bag before the event.

Kindergarten Kick-Off

Kindergarten Kick-Off Storytime will be held on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday.

Family Storytime

Family Storytime will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. Tuesday and Sept. 15. The storytime is for families with children ages 2-6. Siblings are welcome.

Career Transition

Career Transition will be held via Zoom at 1 p.m. Tuesday with “What Motivates You?”

Evening book discussion

The evening book discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday via Zoom. This month’s selection is “Lost Roses” by Martha Kelly. Registration is required. Participants must provide an email address to receive an invitation and instructions for the discussion on Zoom.

Poetry workshop

“Fall in Love with Poetry Workshop” will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. Sept. 9. Participate in a series of creative writing exercises. No experience necessary. To receive Zoom instructions, provide an email address upon registration.

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