Avon Branch Library

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

Tech Club

Tech Club, designed for children ages 9 and older, will meet at 6:45 p.m. Thursday. Explore programming, robots, digital art and electronics.

Pi Day

Pi Day will be held Saturday and all ages are welcome to complete some Pi-themed activities. And of course no Pi Day would be complete with pie.

Art Play Date

Art Play Date for toddlers and preschoolers will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Dress for a mess.

Senior taxes

H&R Block will present “Senior Tax Q&A” at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Pajama Jam

The Pajama Jam for families with children of all ages will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Come in your jammies for a bedtime story (“Narwhals”) and music.

Avon Writers Group

The Avon Writers Group will meet at 7 p.m. March 18. Engage in writing exercises and peer critiques and receive support for whatever project you’re working on.

Avon Lake Public Library

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

‘Pruning for Beginners’

A representative from Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County will present “Pruning for Beginners” at 7 p.m. Thursday. Learn the appropriate time and proper technique to prune shrubs and plants.

Lakeshore Writers Group

The Lakeshore Writers Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Join published Avon Lake author Kathryn Eyring and other writers to share your writing and get feedback.

Morning Mingle

Morning Mingle will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. This is a chance for owners of local small and home-based businesses to get out, get together and network.

Tea Time Book Club

The Tea Time Book Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. Tuesday. March’s feature is “There There” by Tommy Orange.

Census taking

Join a genealogist from Westlake’s Family History Center who will present “Making Sense of the Census” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Bookin’ and Cookin’

Bookin’ and Cookin’, a cookbook discussion group, will meet at 1 p.m. March 18 to discuss “Celebrate Ohio.” Prepare a themed-recipe to serve 10-12. Sample the creations and exchange recipes.

Tween book discussion

Between the Pages, a discussion group for fifth- through eighth-graders, will be held at 7 p.m. March 18. March’s selection is “Maybe He Just Likes You” by Barbara Dee.

Bay Village Branch Library

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

BAYarts book discussion

The BAYarts book discussion group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday on the BAYarts campus. March’s selection is “The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom. Books are available at the library and at BAYarts.

Preschool STEAM

Preschool STEAM for children ages 3-5 with a caregiver will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. Enjoy stories and hands-on STEAM activities.

Beginning sewing

Beginning sewing for adults will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday. Learn how to sew using a sewing machine. This program will be held twice with the same content, so only register for one.

Domonkas Branch Library

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

Crochet and Knit

Join other knitters, crocheters and other crafty folks at 4:30 p.m. Friday to learn a new skill or bring your current project. Be sure to bring your own needles. New attendees welcome.

Pi Day Bake-Off

Celebrate Pi Day with the library’s annual bake-off at 2 p.m. Saturday. Get your fill of pie creations that pay tribute to Pi Day.

Story Stop

Story Stop for children of all ages with their caregivers will be held Mondays in March at 11 a.m.

Fake news

“Avoiding Fake News” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Learn how to identify and avoid fake news on the internet.

Children’s Irish celebration

Families of children ages 12 and younger are invited to an Irish celebration at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Wear your green and enjoy Irish-themed stories, crafts, games and light refreshments.

Fairview Park Branch Library

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

Discussion of Lee Harvey Oswald

Joseph Reardon, a Fairview Park resident and retired materials scientist, presents “From Lee Harvey Oswald to the Kennedys in Two Short Years” at 7 p.m. March 23 in the lower-level meeting room. Registration is now open.

‘Women for the Vote’

“Women for the Vote” will be presented at 7 p.m. March 31 in the lower-level meeting room. Join Women in History actresses as they portray suffragists, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony and abolitionist Sojourner Truth. Sponsored by The Friends of Fairview Park Branch Library.

North Olmsted Branch Library

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

Book sale

The Friends of the North Olmsted Branch Library will hold a book sale (bag sale) from noon-9 p.m. Thursday through March 18 during regular library hours. Fill a bag for just $5. Bags provided.

‘Magic: The Togethering’

“Magic: The Togethering” will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. Talk shop, trade and play in a variety of styles. This is a casual gathering for all ages and skill levels. Beginners welcome. Games may not be suitable for children ages 9 and younger.

‘Balloons by Blake’

Come see Blake Parhamovich with his comedy-variety show at 2 p.m. Saturday. The show includes magic, juggling, balloon twisting and audience participation.

Afternoon book discussion

The afternoon book discussion group will meet at 2 p.m. March 18. March’s selection is “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States” by Sarah Vowell.

‘Women Who Rock’

Bill Brauning will present “Women Who Rock” at 7 p.m. March 18. Years before Elvis and the Beatles, female musicians were playing a form of music that would eventually be recognized as rock ‘n’ roll.

North Ridgeville Branch Library

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

North Ridgeville Writers

The North Ridgeville Writers will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday. Engage in writing exercises and peer critiques.

Pi Day

All ages are welcome to celebrate Pi Day at 2 p.m. Saturday. Complete Pi-themed activities and enjoy pie.

1920 Cleveland Indians

Local historian and master storyteller Dennis R. Sutcliffe will present “Tragedy and Triumph: Ray Chapman and the 1920 Cleveland Indians” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Drop-in Tech Help

Drop-in Tech Help will be held at 6 p.m. Monday. Bring your basic tech questions and get hands-on help. If the time is not convenient, call the library to schedule a one-on-one appointment.

St. Patrick’s Day fun

Join in some St. Patrick’s Day fun between 3 and 6 p.m. Tuesday. The program is intended for families with children ages 2 and older.

Coloring for adults

Experience the calming, stress-relieving benefits of coloring at 1 p.m. March 18. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers will be provided.

Mystery book discussion

The Butler Did It, a mystery book discussion group, will meet at 7 p.m. March 18. March’s selection is “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie. Copies of the book are available at the library

Rocky River Public Library

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

Classic book discussion

The Classic Book Discussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Green Room. March’s selection is “Don Quixote” part 2 by Miguel de Cervantes.

Men’s book discussion

The men’s book discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. March’s selection is “The Monsters of Florence” by Douglas Preston and Michael Blanding.

Westlake Porter Public Library

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

Lego train coding

“All Aboard the Lego Train” for children ages 4-7 will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday. Hop aboard to play and learn about simple coding while building your train’s next adventure.

Amphibians’ music

“Songs from the Pond: Amphibian Serenade” will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday. Come learn about the beautiful music produced by the amphibians in your own back yard.

Anime Club

The Anime Club for seventh-graders through adults will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday. All otakus and newbies welcome.

Sensory stations

“Spring Sensory Stations” for children ages 2-7 with special needs, their families and typical siblings or peers will be held at 3 p.m. Monday.

Investors’ Interest Group

The Investors’ Interest Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. The topic is “Tax Investments Q & A and How to Avoid Tax Filing Surprises.”

Maker Monday

Maker Monday will be held at 7 p.m. Monday. The topic is “Editing Home Movies.”


“Mix-It-Up” for children ages 4-6 will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Prepare for messy fun. Explore the color green with paint, melting crayons and shamrocks.

Tween Scene

Tween Scene for fifth- and sixth-graders will meet at 3 p.m. March 28. Play board games and video games. Snacks will be provided.


Get certified for adult, child and infant CPR and AED at 6 p.m. March 18. Instruction will be provided by certified instructors/paramedics from UH St. John Medical Center. Email account required for certification. Participants ages 13 and younger must have parent/legal guardian with them in class. For questions, email uh4cpr@gmail.com.

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