Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Baby and Me Storytime
Lorain Public Library System via Facebook presents Baby and Me Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. This storytime is intended for babies, birth through 18 months or early walkers with a caregiver. Facebook.com/LorainPublicLibrarySystem.
Lorain Public Library System via Zoom presents “Tech Troubleshooting While Working or Learning from Home” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Learn tips and work-arounds for technology issues with audio, video quality, internet, Zoom and more.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
Friends of Avon Lake Public Library will hold their “Drive Up, Drop Off, Donate” book drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. The book drive is meant to help replenish book, DVD and Blu-Ray supplies since donations haven’t been collected since March 2020. Not accepted are textbooks, magazines, damaged items, CDs, cassettes or dirty, soiled or smelly books.
Students ages 10-17 stop by for the take-make-craft for March. The topic is “Boba Tea.” Use curbside pickup beginning at 9 a.m. Monday. Craft instructions will go live with a link to the YouTube video when you pick up the craft.
Sensory creations registration is open from Monday through March 10. The project is titled “Aquarium in a Jar.” Pickup will be the week of March 15.
‘Dogman by Mail’
Registration for “Dogman by Mail,” for students ages 7-11, will be held from 9 a.m. Monday through 5 p.m. March 20. Kits will be mailed March 22. Receive a Dogman quiz that you can use to test the knowledge of friends and family, guides that show how to draw your favorite Dogman characters, new colored pencils and a blank comic book to create your own Dogman story.
Cuppas and Coppers
Cuppas and Coppers, an adult book club, will be held online via Zoom at 3 p.m. March 3. The featured book is “One By One” by Ruth Ware. Books are available at the information desk.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Meet the author
Cuyahoga County Public Library will hold a virtual meet the author event at 7 p.m. Monday, featuring “A Conversation with Steve Berry.” Berry will discuss his latest novel, “The Kaiser’s Web.” This event will be broadcast live via Zoom. An email address is required to receive a Zoom invitation.
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Cooking for kids
Lorain Public Library System via Facebook presents “Cooking with Charlie for Kids” at 10 a.m. March 3. Learn how to make kid-friendly snacks. Facebook.com/LorainPublicLibrarySystem.
Registering for Zoom
Patrons can register for programs offered on Zoom at lorainpubliclibrary.org/events. Registrants are asked to include an email address so that Zoom invitations can be sent.
Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org
Black history on Kanopy
Cuyahoga County Public Library and streaming partner Kanopy have released a curated list of 11 must-see movies to watch during Black History Month that are free to stream with your library card.
Read digital copies of your favorite graphic novels. Get your superhero fix with the library’s collection of comic books and graphic novels, featuring titles from Marvel, D.C., Dark Horse, Image and indie titles. Browse comics and graphic novels.
North Olmsted Branch Library
27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org
Kid’s Cafe is available for curbside service pickup from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Are you 18 or younger? The library will be serving grab-and-go style meals provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.
Adults, grab a make-and-take kit to create your own giant 3D paper snowflake. Decorate your paper to make a truly one-of-a-kind craft. While supplies last.
Children can pick up a make-and-take craft. Have fun making an adorable craft out of paper. First come, first served. While supplies last.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Red Cross Bloodmobile
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the library from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday. Appointments are needed. Schedule your appointment online at RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800 RED-CROSS.
Food for thought
Lorain Public Library System via Zoom presents “Family Food For Thought – How to Read a Recipe” at 4 p.m. Monday. This session will teach the basics of food safety.
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
‘Spring Book Buzz’
“Spring Book Buzz” will be presented online at 7 p.m. Thursday. Talk about what’s new in spring books and other sure-to-be popular titles. The staff will help you to curate an exciting holds list or start downloading tomorrow’s best sellers.
The Internet Safety Series continues online at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The topic is “Privacy Online.”
‘Friday Fun Day’
“Friday Fun Day” for fourth- through sixth-graders will be held at 4 p.m. Friday. Hang out after school on Zoom to chat, play music, play Kahoot Trivia and create crafts. Feel free to bring an interest to share.
Computer training registration
Open registration for computer training begins at 9 a.m. Monday. Everyone may register for adult computer training programs taking place through April. Use the library’s website calendar page to register or call the library at 440-333-7610, ext. 5.
Tech Tips will be held online at 10 a.m. Tuesday. This week’s topic is “What is a Smart Tag?” Join in at Livestream.com/rrpl.
Dr. Seuss Family Night
The sixth annual Dr. Seuss Family Night Birthday Bash will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Registrants will be emailed instructions on a Seuss-themed kit pickup and a Zoom link for the live event.
The Travel Series continues via Zoom at 7 p.m. March 3. The topic is “Explore Ohio State Parks.” Registration ends two hours before the event.
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
Black History Month
Black History Month Storytime will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. Join the group live on the library’s Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.
STEAM Bag Challenge
First- and second-graders can pick up Mystery STEAM Bag Challenge supplies between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday at the drive-up window. Use the materials to complete the design challenge and share on Zoom during the 11 a.m. March 6 event.
Pokemon Fun live via Zoom will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Bring a favorite Pokemon card or toy for show and tell.
The Baby-sitter’s Club activity bag pickup for fifth- through eighth-graders will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday at the Youth Services desk.
Teen craft pickup
Seventh- through 12th-graders can pick up a teen craft from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday at the drive-up window.
Art Smarts will be presented at 11 a.m. Monday on the library’s Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. Learn about Charley Harper and how to make puffy paint at home.
Dr. Seuss pickup
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birth by stopping by the Youth Services desk from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday to receive a bag filled with Dr. Seuss crafts. This event is for ages 2-6.
Join Family Storytime via Zoom at 11 a.m. Tuesday. This even is for families with children ages 2-6, siblings are welcome.
Dr. Seuss Storytime
Dr. Seuss Storytime will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Join on the library’s Facebook, Twitter or YouTube for a fun family storytime celebrating Dr. Seuss.
Great Decisions, a world event discussion, will be presented at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Readings will be available ahead of time.
Teen book club
The Silent Reading Book Club for seventh- through 12th-graders will be held via Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Bring your own book.
Horror Film Club
The Horror Film Club: Online Edition” will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 3. New members are always welcome, but children ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The club meets online using the video sharing site Watch2Gether. To participate, check the event on the library’s website as early as 6 p.m. on the day of the program. You do not need an account to participate.