Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
LPLS Zoom book discussion
Join the Lorain Public Library System Zoom book discussion at 6:30 p.m. today, featuring “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins.
Pick up a ribbon bookmark activity for teens and adults through Saturday. While supplies last. Call for availability.
Pick up your grab-and-go bag featuring “Apple Tree STEM” Monday through Sept. 19. While supplies last. Call for availability.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
Teen on Discord
“What Are You Reading?” a teen event on Discord, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday. To join the Discord server and participate, apply for an invite code via Google form at https://forms.gle/gqfxoTuNqhjVXq3EA.
Tweens ages 8-12 join the “Baby-Sitter’s Club” via Zoom at 5 p.m. Monday. Are you in love with Ann M. Martin’s “Babysitter’s Club” series? Dress as your favorite character and meet up on Zoom.
Jr. Tree House Club
Jr. Tree House Club for children ages 6-7 will be available all day Tuesday. The theme is “Nature at Night.” Come inside to the “Holds” window or use the curbside service for pickup. You may also need glue, tape and scissors.
Tea Time Book Club
The Tea Time Book Club will meet via Zoom at 2 p.m. Tuesday. This month’s selection is “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng. Books are available at the information desk.
The Anime Club via Discord will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Cosplay is welcome.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Teen Zone and Drop In and Download programs are canceled. They will not be held at the library.
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Pick up the grab-and-go activity titled “Craft Stick Scarecrow” Monday through Sept. 19. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
“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
Friends of the Fairview Park Branch Library will hold a book sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the lower level of the library. There will be a variety of materials at bargain prices.
“Word 1” will be presented from 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 16 in the Technology Learning Center. Learn how to enter and format text and images, change line spacing, and copy and paste in Microsoft Word. As a prerequisite you must have experience using a mouse or computer basics.
North Olmsted Branch Library
27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org
Kid’s 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.
The library will not offer any in-person programs where it cannot guarantee proper social distancing. Check cuyahogalibrary.org for online events and more details.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Heart & Sole fresh produce pickup provided by Red Barn will be available at 3 p.m. Thursday in the library’s parking lot. Each produce bag is $10 and exact change is required. Reservations can be made at bit.ly/producelibrary. For more information, visit facebook.com/nrheartandsole/.
“Story Time in a Bag” is the grab-and-go activity beginning Monday. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
Meet Your Neighbor
Tune in to facebook.com/LorainPublicLibrarySystem at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 for the Meet Your Neighbor Series. Chris Gilchrist will present “National Museum of the Great Lakes.”
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
‘Fall Book Buzz’
“Fall Book Buzz,” an online event, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. See what’s new in fall and winter books and other sure-to-be popular titles.
The Travel Series, an online event, presents “Finding Cars on Route 66” at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Guild of the Brick
Guild of the Brick via Facebook will be held all day Saturday. Share your creations on the library’s Facebook page using #rrpl.
“Celebrate Tomie dePaola” online at 4 p.m. Monday. Share his favorite books and characters.
Adult book club
River to the Lake Book Club will meet online at 7 p.m. Monday. This month’s selection is “Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit” by Eliese Colette Goldbach.
“Super Reader Stop-In,” a children’s event, will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday. Sign up for a library card and enter a raffle, pick up supplies for future programs and test your super powers with fun games, activities and a special scavenger hunt.
STEAM Studio, an online event for first- through third-graders, will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday. The program includes a kit to pick up and a Zoom meeting.
Join Kate Anderson Foley and Jenifer Anderson-Smith for a reading of their book, “Ida Finds Her Voice,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday. This is a children’s online event.
The Writer’s Group of Rocky River, an adult online event, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. New writers and old hands welcome. Have your work critiqued and give constructive feedback to others in a fun and friendly environment.
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
“Maker Monday: Broadcast Yourself on Livestreams” will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday. Learn how to broadcast yourself online with Twitch, Facebook Live YouTube Live and more. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions the day of the program.
“Vitamins 101” will be presented via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Topics include What is RDA; gummy, chewable, solid and capsule form; water/ fat soluble; vitamin deficiencies. Receive a summary of each vitamin with dietary sources.
Sexual health education
“Let’s Talk About Sex!’ sexual health education for adults via Zoom will be presented at 7 p.m. Sept. 16. Join health educator Jen Gosnell as she shares information about comprehensive, inclusive sexuality education. This workshop is for adults 18 and older seeking information and resources regarding sexual health topics and more.
Fall craft pickup
Beginning Sept. 16, stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up your bag of festive fall crafts. While supplies last.