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.
‘Windows on the Library’
Have summer fun with a new scavenger hunt or book walk around the outside windows on Monday. Stop in or call at curbside for your scavenger hunt list.
Pick up a camping-theme activity bag Monday through Aug. 22. While supplies last. Call for availability.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
Expert crafters are for older elementary kids ages 8-12, featuring “Slime.” These crafts will take longer and be a little messier. Bags will be available at 11 a.m. Monday. One per child while supplies last.
Teen on Discord
“Mental Health Mondays,” a teen event on Discord will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. To join the Discord server and participate, apply for an invite code via Google form at https://forms.gle/gqfxoTuNqhjVXq3EA.
Virtual family story time
Family story time is going virtual on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. this summer via YouTube. Each week, join a different staff member to hear a couple of stories, do some fingerplays and see the fish. New videos will be posted each Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Tree House Club
DiscoveryWorks Tree House Club for ages 8-11 will be held Aug. 19 with curbside pickup beginning at 10 a.m. The topic is “The Snake Charmer.” One per child while supplies last.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Join the conversation featuring authors Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi at 7 p.m. Aug. 19. This event will be broadcast on CCPL Facebook live: facebook.com/cuyahogalib/live. This is part of Northeast Ohio’s largest book club, One Community Reads.
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Pick up the grab-and-go activity Monday through Aug. 22, featuring flower pens. Needed is a hot glue gun or E600 craft glue. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
Story Stop on Facebook Live will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Enjoy stories, songs and activities from the comfort of your own home.
The library is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Ages 18 and younger are invited to come to lunch Monday through Friday from noon-1 p.m. Preregistration is required.
Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org
eBooks and eAudiobooks
All you need is a library card to start enjoying eBook and eAudiobook titles from the library’s OverDrive collection. Visit cuyahogalibrary.org for further details.
North Olmsted Branch Library
27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org
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.
No children’s storytimes
There are no regularly scheduled children’s storytimes until further notice.
Olmsted Falls StoryWalk
Take a drive to the Olmsted Falls Branch Library, 8100 Mapleway Drive, and enjoy the StoryWalk. It begins at the library’s entrance and is presented in collaboration with the city of Olmsted Falls and with support from The Friends of the Olmsted Library.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
“Fairy Tale I Spy Game” is the grab-and-go activity Monday through Aug. 22. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
Heart & Sole fresh produce pickup provided by Willie’s will be available at 3 p.m. Thursday in the library’s parking lot. Support North Ridgeville farmers. Each produce bag is only $10 and exact change is required. Reservations can be made at bit.ly/producelibrary. For more information, visit facebook.com/nrheartandsole/.
Meet the author
Meet author David Miraldi on Facebook live at 7 p.m. Aug. 19. The author will talk about his new book, “The Edge of Malice: The Marie Grossman Story.”
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
Ten Minute Tech Tips presents “What Should I Never put in an Email? at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Visit Livestream.com/rrpl. No registration required.
Streaming Story Spotlight
Streaming Story Spotlight, an adult online event, will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 19. Visit the library’s YouTube channel to see Mary and Beth discuss highlights of the movie “Moonlight.” Stream this film for free with your library card on Kanopy.
Race and racism
Join on Zoom as Ronnie Dunn, chief diversity officer at Cleveland State University, presents “Let’s Talk About Race” at 7 p.m. Aug. 19. He will discuss race and racism, the Black Lives Matter movement and policing in the United States. Register to receive a link to the Zoom meeting a few days before the program
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
Calling crafters online will be held all day Thursday. Make a library card mini-notebook at home. Register your email to receive a link to the presentation that you can watch anytime, anywhere. Wait for the email before picking up the materials.
WPPL Roblox Club
The WPPL Roblox Club for fourth- through sixth-graders will be held on Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 20 and 27. Register separately for each session.
“DIY Crafts for Your Learning Space” for tweens and teens will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Whether at home or in a school building, these crafts will make your learning space all your own. Supplies with instructions will be given to complete four crafts.
‘Library at 11’
“Library at 11” will be held Mondays at 11 a.m. in August. Join the group on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube to see what family-friendly video is in store for you.
“Virtual Medicinal/Nutritional Herbs from your Garden” will be held via Zoom at 6 p.m. Monday. Learn how to grow your own herbal remedies and turn those herbs into creams, tinctures, teas and more. Participants must register and provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions prior to the program.
Meet Mark Dawidziak
Author and actor Mark Dawidziak will present “Moralists in disguise: Mark Twain Meets the Twilight Zone” via Zoom at 7 p.m. Aug. 19. Dawidziak is the author of “Everything I Need to Know I learned in The Twilight Zone, as well as five books about Mark Twain. Participants must register and provide an email address to receive Zoom instruction prior to the program.