Avon Branch Library

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

Scavenger hunt

“Brown Bag Backyard Scavenger Hunt” will be held now through Saturday. Enjoy this grab and go activity while supplies last. Call for availability.

‘Windows on the Library’

“Windows on the Library” is a new program of summer fun with a new scavenger hunt or book walk around the library windows every two weeks through Aug. 29. Stop in or call at curbside for a scavenger list. Monday is a book walk featuring “Explorers of the Wild” by Cale Atkinson.

Storybook Trail

There is a new title in the Storybook Trail at the Every Child’s Playground, 36265 Detroit Road, (across from the Avon pool). The July book is “Be You” by Peter H. Reynolds.

Avon Lake Public Library

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

‘Music with Hannah’

“Music with Hannah” online via the ALPL YouTube channel will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday for children and families. Sing and dance along. Suggested for children 9 months old through age 6.

Trivia night

“Do You Know Avon Lake” trivia night will be held for adults and families at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Registration closes at 1 p.m. Monday. This program is presented with the help of the Avon Lake Historical Society.

Baby Bounces

“Baby Bounces with Ms. Kim” will be held via ALPL’s YouTube channel at 11 a.m. July 22. Learn some new fingerplays and lapsits to do with your baby. The video will be available through Aug. 19.

Bay Village Branch Library

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

Summer reading

“Imagine Your Story,” the summer reading program, continues through Aug. 2. Register at cuyahogalibrary.org/srp.

Domonkas Branch Library

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

Grab and go activity

“Kids Fairy Garden” is the grab-and-go activity through Saturday. Glue, colored pencils/crayons/markers/paints are needed to complete this activity. While supplies last. Please call for availability.

Fairview Park Branch Library

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

STEAM challenge

Each week during the summer reading program the library will present a different STEAM challenge you can try at home.

North Olmsted Branch Library

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


The library is not offering any in-person programs where proper social distancing cannot be guaranteed. Many programs such as book discussions and author events have been transitioned into online events. Check the website for details.


The library is open to the public from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drive-through and curbside service are also available.

Summer lunch

Are you 18 or younger and looking for a place to get a nutritious meal during the summer? Come to the library from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Monday through Friday for a “grab-and-go” meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. While supplies last.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the library from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday. For more information or to make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-RED-CROSS.

North Ridgeville Branch Library

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

Read in the park

A new book is available along the StoryWalk at South Central Park, 7565 Avon Belden Road. The library is featuring “Outer Space Bedtime Race” written by Rob Sanders and illustrated by Brian Won. The fifth grade at Ranger High Tech Academy created the amazing space videos featured throughout the StoryWalk. This title is on display throughout July.

Grab and go

“Dragon Launcher” is the grab-and-go activity through Saturday. Tape and markers are needed to complete the activity. While supplies last. Please call for availability.

Rocky River Public Library

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

SAT Scores Back

The SAT Scores Back Session will be held online at 7 p.m. Thursday. Registration is required at princetonreview.com/product/offerings/463951.

Meet the Author

Meet the Author will be held online at 7 p.m. Thursday. Erin O’Brien, co-author of “Rust Belt Burlesque,” will discuss the history of this unique performance art in Cleveland from the mid-1800s to present day.

Guild of the Brick

Guild of the Brick for children ages 5 and older will be held online all day Saturday. Show your creations on Facebook. Facebook.com/rockyriverlibrary/.

Teen cooking

The Teen Cooking Club at Home will be held from 1-5 p.m. Monday, making a black bean and corn salad. Register for a kit to make at home. All ingredients except oil and vinegar will be provided. Limit one per household.

Suicide and help

“Understanding Suicidality and How to Help” is an online event for adults at 7 p.m. Monday. Silvia Hernandez will cover common myths and facts about suicide, risk and protective factors, warning signs and how to offer and seek help.

‘River of Stories’

“River of Stories” is a weeklong event from Tuesday through July 26. Children, teens and adults are invited to share stories centered on Rocky River. Enjoy creative writing works, short films and more digitally and around the library building.

Tech tips

Ten Minute Tech Tips presents “What are Some tips for Using Google Chrome” at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Join online at Livestream.com/rrpl.

ACT strategy session

The Princeton Review ACT Strategy Session will be held online at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Registration required at princetonreview.com/product/offerings/463952.

Summer lawn concert

A summer lawn concert with live music and a picnic dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. July 22, featuring Hip to That and the Nelly Belly food truck.

Westlake Porter Public Library

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

Teen crafts

Teen crafts for pickup are available from 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Stop by Youth Services for your craft kit. While supplies last.

Virtual egg drop

The virtual egg drop for kindergarteners through six graders will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday on Facebook. See if your contraptions works.

Stress relief

“Techniques to Cool Down While Under Stress” will be presented on Zoom by Yezzi-Shareef, a licensed psychologist, at 2 p.m. Thursday. Provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.

WPPL Roblox Club

The WPPL Roblox Club for fourth- through sixth-graders will meet at 3:30 p.m. Thursday on Zoom. Provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.

Adapted Storytime

Adapted Storytime via Zoom will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday. Content is geared toward ages 3-7.

‘Science with Suma’

“Science with Suma” will be presented live on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube at 11 a.m. Friday.

Got Science?

Got Science: for first- and second-graders will be held on Zoom at 4 p.m. Friday. Learn how to make an extendable wooden robot arm.


Storytime is streamed live on Tuesdays in July at 11 a.m. on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Gender trouble

“Gender Trouble: Exploring Why Gender Identity is So Contested” will be presented on Zoom at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Sing and Dance

Join Miss Nancy on Zoon for Sing and Dance at 11 a.m. July 22. Provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.

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