Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Teen escape room
Join the Lorain Public Library System for a teen virtual escape room, “Ganondorf’s Dungeon World,” during November. Prepare to enter the world of Ready Player One: Zelda. Can you solve the puzzles to get out of the room?
Pick up your grab-and-go featuring “Hatching Dinosaur Eggs” Monday through Nov. 7. While supplies last. Call for availability.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
Jr. Tree House
DiscoveryWorks take-home Jr. Tree House Club for children ages 6-7 begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. “So Much Candy!” is the theme. Experiment, explore and create. Come inside to the “Holds” window or use curbside service to pick up materials. You may need to provide glue, tape and scissors.
Tree House Club
DiscoveryWorks take-home Tree House Club for children ages 8-11 begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. Use sticks, straws and rubber bands to create a quacking noisemaker. Come inside to the “Holds” window or use curbside service to pick up materials. You may need to provide glue, tape and scissors.
DiscoveryWorks take-home Wee Science for children ages 3-5 aided by an adult begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. Have fun with bubble wrap while practicing colors, numbers and more. Come inside to the “Holds” window or use curbside service to pick up materials. You may need to provide glue, tape and scissors.
Teen murder mystery
A teen virtual “Murder Mystery Party – Murder in 1985” for ages 12-17 will be held via Zoom at 6 p.m. Friday. Registration closes at 9 p.m. Thursday. To sign up, call the Information desk at 440-933-8128.
eBay and Facebook Marketplace
eBay and Facebook Marketplace will be held via Zoom at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Technology expert Maxx Mittlestadt will lead the session with questions answered and hands-on opportunities. Registration ends at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Zoom link will be sent by noon Tuesday and attendees can join the Zoom meeting starting at 5:45 p.m.
Adult book discussion
Cuppas and Coppers, an adult book discussion group, will meet via Zoom at 3 p.m. Nov. 4. This month’s selection is “Elegy for Eddie” by Jacqueline Winspear.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Cuyahoga County Public Library will hold Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 but not yet in kindergarten with a caregiver via Zoom at 10 a.m. Thursday. Enjoy rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories.
Meet the author
Cuyahoga County Public Library will hold a virtual meet the author event at 7 p.m. Thursday, featuring “A Conversation with Elizabeth Berg.” This event will be broadcast live on CCPL Facebook Live. RSVP to receive a Facebook event reminder. Order your signed copy of “I’ll Be Seeing You” at macsbacks.com/book/9780593134672
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, 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.
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.
Pick up the grab-and-go activity titled “Calico Corn” Monday through Nov. 7. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org
Join “Read Aloud with CCPL” daily at 10 a.m. Every weekday morning Cuyahoga County Public Library children’s librarians will read their favorite children’s books on Facebook. Visit facebook.com/cuyahogalib.
North Olmsted Branch Library
27403 Lorain Road, 440-777-6211, cuyahogalibrary.org
The fall-themed make-and-take craft is available all day through Saturday. Stop by the children’s desk to grab your materials for your craft to go.
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.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Join the Lorain Public Library System for “Something Spooky in Lorain County,” a teen photography/art gallery, during October. Teens and tweens are invited to show off their photography and art skills on Instagram using the hashtag #LPLSpookyArt.
“Make a Game Board” is the grab-and-go activity Monday through Nov. 7. Create your own board game using the materials provided, home art supplies and your creativity. While supplies last. Please call for availability.
Memory project via Zoom
Join in the Lorain Public Library System via Zoom for the Lorain County Memory Project at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Discover a searchable online collection of digital photos, texts on oral histories, videos and other local history resources. An email address is required to receive a Zoom invitation.
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
Read for the Record
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record will be held online at 4 p.m. Thursday. All ages are invited to join virtually with millions of people around the world to read “Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away” by Meg Medina.
‘Basics of DSLR Cameras’
Part 3 of “Basics of DSLR Cameras” will be presented online at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Have your best shots critiqued In this third session.
Registration for computer training
Open registration for computer training begins online at 9 a.m. Sunday. Phone registration begins at 1 p.m. Sunday. Call the library at 440-333-7610 ext. 5503. A schedule of class offerings is available at rrpl.org/training.
“We Read Together, We Stand Together: Poverty and Homelessness” a virtual program will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Nov. 16. This new discussion group is a community collaboration that will provide teens and parents with an opportunity to read diverse voices and have conversations.
Ten Minute Tech Tips will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. This week’s topic is “What Apps Can Save Me Money During the Holidays?” Join online at Livestream.com/rrpl. No registration required.
“Booked by the Lieutenant,” an adult book discussion group, will meet online at 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Rocky River police Lt. George Lichman will lead the discussion of “Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think and Do” by Jennifer L. Eberhardt.
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
Storytime Live is at 11 a.m. Thursday. Tune in to Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.
WPPL Roblox Club
The WPPL Roblox Club for fourth- through sixth-graders will meet via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
Art Reflection workshop
Westlake Art Reflection Creation Session will be held via Zoom at 4 p.m. Thursday. Work on your Reflections Arts competition piece together.
Yoga with Miss Jen will be held live via Zoom at 11 a.m. Friday. Recommended for children and their families. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.
Adapted Storytime will be held live via Zoom at 1 p.m. Sunday. This program is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime. Content is geared toward ages 3-7.
“Gratitude Journals” for students in kindergarten through fourth grade will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday. Pick up a gratitude journal kit, view the gratitude journal blog and start practicing an attitude of gratitude. The event type is special needs, health and wellness.
Seventh- through 12th-graders, pick up your teen craft beginning at 9 a.m. Monday. Stop by the Youth Services Desk while supplies last. Or call to pick up at the drive-up window.
Family Storytime will be held via Zoom at 11 a.m. Tuesday. This event is for families with children ages 2-6; siblings welcome. Participants must provide an email to receive Zoom instructions.
‘Sing and Dance’
“Sing and Dance Live” for ages 2-6 will be presented by Miss Nancy on Zoom at 11 a.m. Nov. 4. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.
Horror Film Club
The Horror Film Club Online Edition will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4. The club will meet using the video sharing site Watch2Gether. You do not need an account to participate. New members are welcome, but children ages 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.