Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Upcoming events at the Avon library.
Here's a list of upcoming events provided by the Avon Branch Library: FRIENDS OF THE AVON LIBRARY MEETING Friends of the Library are advocates for the libraries in their community. Friends groups sponsor library programs and volunteer. Come learn what it’s all about and see if you would like to join the Friends. The Friends of the Avon Library are meeting Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. For more information, call Lorain Public Library System’s Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. The Avon Branch Library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. TECH HELP Lorain Public Library System’s Avon Branch Library is answering your technology-related questions. Tech Help class on Saturday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m. is your chance to get help from the …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Save the date...Jan 26 is "Fin in Avon Day."
Save the dates! Upcoming events at the Avon Branch Library. The Library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. Show And Tell With The French Creek Ruggers Stop at the Avon Branch Library, Wednesday, Jan. 16 between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to watch the French Creek Ruggers. See these talented local rug hooking artists at work and learn about their craft. Many of their beautiful rugs will also be on display during this time. For more information, call the Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. Fit In Avon Day Save the date! Saturday, Jan. 26 is Fit in Avon Day at the Avon Branch Library. Stop in the Library between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and check out the Library’s selection of fitness books and DVDs, find out where you can get fit in Avon and try …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Avon Branch Library wants you to return overdue books
Have you found an overdue library book during your spring cleaning? If you have overdue books, or owe fines to Avon Branch Library, April is the month to settle your accounts. Bring your overdue books or other library items like DVDs or books on tape to any Lorain Public Library System branch and you will get 50 percent off your fines. Do you owe fines on previously returned items? Those are half-off too. This offer is only good until April 30. So do another sweep of the kids' rooms to be sure you found all the overdue stuff.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Here's what's going on this week in Avon
If a new job is one of your goals for 2012, get some insight on job-hunting online and crafting a resume in a class at Avon Branch Library at 11 a.m. Monday. Avon's city council meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. Council will vote on reappropriations to get repairs started on the light towers at All Pro Freight Stadium, and moving forward with police and fire levies. If you're just not in the mood for cooking on Tuesday, you can skip the chore and help out Avon High's After Prom Committee by picking up dinnerat Chipotle between 5 and 8 p.m. Bring the coupon attached with the event listing, and 50 percent of the proceeds will go to the After Prom Committee. Looking to get involved and help out in the community? Avon Lions is seeking …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Here's what's going on this weekend!
Are you a DIYer or DIY-wannabe? Need to have some work done on your home? Check out Remodel Ohio this weekend at the I-X Center. Avon's own Creative Constructive Solutions will be spotlighted as it will showcase the latest in children's bedrooms and bathrooms. You can also see DIY Network star Josh Temple of House Crashers at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday. Ever feel nervous walking out of a store into a parking lot? Learn about protecting yourself at a free introduction to self-defense class at Avon Branch Library. Jen Kappler, a nationally certified Rape Aggression Defense Instructor, will teach the class. Help out Avon/Avon Lake Relay for Life on Saturday as they hold their 2012 kick-off at Caribou Coffee. Twenty percent of the cost…
Friday, January 13, 2012
What's going on this weekend?
There might be some shoveling in your plans, as Avon is under a Winter Weather Advisory on Friday and may get up to six inches of snow. Avon High's boys and girls basketball teams host Midview this weekend. The boys play at 7:30 p.m. Friday and the girls at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 to each game. Want to see a show, but not into what's playing at the movies? Go see the Broadway classic, "The Fantasticks," at TrueNorth Cultural Arts. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Want more theater? Then go to Clague Playhouse in Westlake for "See Rock City." If you need a jump-start for your "I'm going to exercise more" New Year's resolution, Avon Branch Library is hosting a free Zumba class at 12:15 Saturday.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Find out what's going on Avon this week to help you meet your loftiest goals for 2012.
Ah, the first week of 2012. With resolutions still fresh in their minds, everyone’s got a little pep in their step, so here are a few things going on around Avon to keep those peps a steppin’. 1. Miller Nature Preserve’s Poinsettia Pandemonium: For those looking to hang on to the holidays as long as possible, Miller Nature Preserve’s holiday flower show runs every day through Jan. 22 and features poinsettias paired with holiday decorations. Admission is $2, and the conservatory is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. 2. Back to School: Truancy shouldn’t be anyone’s New Year’s resolution. The official first day of school at Avon Local School District in 2012 is Tuesday, Jan. 3. 3. Adult Evening Book Discussion Group: If your …
Monday, December 19, 2011
Are you holly-jolly yet?
If you've put off getting your Christmas tree, there's still time and plenty of options around Avon and Lorain County. Avon City Council will meet for a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. One of the topics up for discussion will be a plan for "Bulk Week" for picking up recyclables, bulk waste and yard waste. If you have a library book do this week, get it to the Avon Branch Library by Friday. It's closed Saturday through Dec. 27. There will also be no Bookmobile service. Even after Saturday's snow, the odds are not looking good for a white Christmas. Temperatures go into the 40s for the middle of the week with rain in the forecast for Wednesday. No precipitation is forecast yet for the weekend. Are you running a lot of last …
Monday, October 10, 2011
Here's what's going on this week!
Monday is Columbus Day. Avon schools are open. City, county, state and federal government offices are closed. Avon City Council's meeting is moved to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. If you want to vote in November's election, Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote. The Lorain County Board of Elections office will be open until 9 p.m. on Tuesday to accept registrations. Thinking about fall housecleaning? Get some help in clearing out the clutter with a de-cluttering program at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Avon Branch Library. Avon High's undefeated football team hosts Vermilion at 7 p.m. Friday at Avon Stadium. Have concerns about what's going on in Washington? Staff for U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton will hold office hours from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Avon …
Friday, October 7, 2011
What are your weekend plans?
A cherished Lorain County fall tradition is back! The Woollybear Festival is Sunday in downtown Vermilion. Enjoy an old-fashioned parade emceed by Dick Goddard, shopping, entertainment, food, caterpiller races, and Goddard's winter forecast. He'd better not predict that this winter will be as bad as last winter. Need some warmer clothes for the kids, but don't want to break the piggy bank? Check out the Avon Early Childhood PTA Kids Kloset Resale on Saturday at Avon High School for some sweet bargains on gently-used clothes, as well as toys, furniture and other kinderstuff. The weather's going to be glorious this weekend. So get out of the house and have some fall fun outside. There are hayrides and a corn maze at Pickering Hill Farms, and…