Avon Branch Library
37485 Harvest Ave., Avon, 440-934-4743, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Games Night for teens and tweens will be held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday. The library will provide and teach you how to play at least two new games.
A special Dr. Seuss signing storytime will be presented by the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Learn about gesturing and signing the Dr. Seuss book “Green Eggs and Ham.” Perfect for children ages 3 and older.
‘Art in the Afternoon’
“Art in the Afternoon,” a relaxing creative program for adults, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday and March 6. Guidance and basic art materials provided.
Pet supply donations
The library will hold a Pet Supply Donation Drive to benefit the Friendship Animal Protective League beginning Monday through March 7. Needed are new cat and dog toys, blankets, all kinds of cat and dog food, kitty litter and cleaning supplies.
Tech help appointments
Need help setting up an email account or learning basic computer skills? Want to learn how to use the elibrary? Call during regular library hours to schedule a one-on-one Tech Help session with library staff.
Carnival Night for the whole family will be held at 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. There will be face painting, balloon animals and lots more. Try your hand at games for prizes.
The Zombie Outbreak Escape room for ages 10 and older will be held at 6 or 7 p.m. Tuesday. Register for only one session.
Avon Lake Public Library
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org
A beginner embroidery class for students ages 8-12 will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Sensory-Friendly Play for children with sensory sensitivities will be held at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
The Beach Glass Jewelry Classes continue at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Design a sterling silver bracelet using beach glass and pearls. All tools and materials provided. The fee is $38.
Jr. Tree House Club
The Jr. Tree House Club for ages 6-7 will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Hide objects in a bottle of rice – can you find them all?
Evening book club
The evening book club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. March’s selection is “Interpreter of Maladies: Stories” by Jhumpa Lahiri.
Dungeons & Dragons
Dungeons & Dragons for students ages 12-17 will be held at 3:30 p.m. March 4.
Adult book discussion
The adult book discussion group will meet at 3 p.m. March 4. March’s selection is “The Best of Me” by Nicholas Sparks.
Bay Village Branch Library
502 Cahoon Road, 440-871-6392, cuyahogalibrary.org
Teen Zone for fifth-graders and older will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Hang out with friends for after-school gaming, art, movies, technology and more. Parents must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.
Teen Robotics for fifth- through 12th-graders will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. Learn more about programming LEGO Mindstorms EV3s and complete a fun challenge.
Reader’s Theater for homeschooled third- through sixth-graders will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Learn easy plays/readings to act out in a group and put on a performance.
Family book night
“One School, One Book Family Night” for kindergarteners through second-graders with a caregiver will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Drop in for activities related to the Normandy Elementary School One School, One Book selection.
Mad Scientists for kindergarteners through second-graders will be held at 7 p.m. March 4. Create a simple robotic hand at this hands-on science program.
Domonkas Branch Library
4152 Lake Road, Sheffield Lake, 440-949-7410, lorainpubliclibrary.org
Project DAWN training
Project DAWN is a community-based overdose education and naloxone distribution program. Training and kits will be provided free at 6 p.m. Thursday.
“The Deadliest Witch Hunt: Exploring the Salem Witch Trials” will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday. Learn the history of the Salem witch trials, why the witch hunt began and how it affected the people of Massachusetts. Light refreshments served.
Dr. Seuss Day
Dr. Seuss Day will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Celebrate the life and works of Dr. Seuss through stories, games, crafts and fun for the whole family.
Seussical Movie Night
Seussical Movie Night, for families and “Whos” of all ages, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday. Enjoy a fun film with sweet treats.
Cookbook Book Club
The Cookbook Book Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. March’s selection is “The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert” by Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin. Bring a dish to share.
Drop in between 6 and 7:30 p.m. March 4 to make a special craft out of the assortment of materials available while supplies last.
Fairview Park Branch Library
21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700, cuyahogalibrary.org
UH Healthy Eating Series
The University Hospitals Healthy Eating Series presentations will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday and March 10 in the lower-level meeting room. Create behaviors that can lead to a lifetime of health and happiness. Learn about the fundamentals of nutrition and exercise.
Irish lyrical songs
Elise Panehal shares Celtic culture, accompanying her songs with piano and folk harp, presenting “Lyrical Songs of the Irish” at 7 p.m. March 4.
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
Great Lake Theater
Great Lakes Theater will present “Sherlock Holmes Meets the Bully of Baker Street” at 2 p.m. Saturday. This program is for students ages 6-12. Actors will use humor, logic and song to perform this original tale and provide important lessons in problem solving and empathy.
Teen Minecraft Meetup
The Teen Minecraft Meetup for sixth- through 12th-graders will be held at 4 p.m. Monday. Explore, build, battle and survive in exciting virtual worlds. Free refreshments provided.
The Friends of the North Olmsted Branch Library will hold a book sale (bag sale) from noon-9 p.m. March 4 and during regular library hours March 5 through March 18. Fill a bag for just $5. Bags provided.
‘Tax Tips for Seniors’
“Tax Tips for Seniors” will be presented by H&R Block at 2 p.m. March 4. Retirement or other life changes may mean seniors’ taxes are more complicated.
North Ridgeville Branch Library
35700 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org
‘Beekeeping for Beginners’
“Beekeeping for Beginners” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Join beekeeper Steven Esber to learn about the importance of bees and explore the basics of beekeeping.
Little Learners for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers will be held between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday. Stop by the story room to explore and learn about letters, numbers, shapes, colors, patterns and more. Crafts will also be available.
North Ridgeville Writers
The North Ridgeville Writers will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday. Engage in writing exercises and peer critiques and receive support for your project.
H&R Block will present “Consumer Investor Tax Talk” at 3 p.m. Saturday. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Eleanor Csizmadia will present “Iditarod Trail Talks” at 3 p.m. Sunday. Explore the beauty and excitement of Alaska and hear stories of this grueling race.
Family Engineering Night
Family Engineering Night for families with school-age children will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Enjoy this friendly engineering competition that challenges your STEM skills.
Drop-In Tech Help
Drop-In Tech Help will be held between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. March 4. Come with your basic tech questions and get hands-on help.
Tweens and teens ages 9 and older are invited to the “DIY No-Sew Fleece Pillow Craft” at 6:45 p.m. March 4.
Rocky River Public Library
1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org.
Book discussion group
In the News, an adult book discussion group, will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Green Room. February’s selection is “Palaces for the People” by Eric Klinenberg. This discussion will be led by Lt. George Lichman of the Rocky River Police Department.
Tune in Thursday
Tune in Thursday will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium. Enjoy an evening of duets with Elegance, a classical music ensemble.
The Movie Matinee will be held at noon Friday in the auditorium, featuring the screening of “Harriet.”
Leap Day will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Purple Room. Have a “leapin” fun time with good books, songs, crafts and games.
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org
Dr. Michael Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic presents “A Great Age Reboot: Be Half Your Calendar Age” at 7 p.m. Thursday. Dr. Roizen will discuss why when you eat is important not just for your weight but also for your brain.
Fiber Fanatics will meet from 10 a.m.-noon Friday. This is a time for needlecrafters to share, solve problems and show off.
Got Science? will be held at 4 p.m. Friday. Learn about balloon science and design your own hot air balloon.
“Yoga for Every Body” will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. This all-level class is for people of every shape, size and ability.
American Girl Club
The American Girl Club for kindergarten through fourth-graders will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. The featured dolls are bandmates Tenney Grant (guitar) and Logan Everett (drums).
The Dr. Seuss Craft and Story Hour for children ages 5-9 will be held at 4 p.m. Monday. Enjoy stories and make a craft in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.