Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
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 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.
H&R Block will present “Senior Tax Q&A” at 3 p.m. Saturday.
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 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.
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 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 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 for children of all ages with their caregivers will be held Mondays in March at 11 a.m.
“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
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.
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.
“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.
The Anime Club for seventh-graders through adults will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday. All otakus and newbies welcome.
“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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.