Thursday, May 9, 2013
Plus, oil pastels for beginners.
Upcoming events at the Avon Library. The Avon Branch Library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. OIL PASTELS FOR BEGINNERS Learn to express feelings and impressions with oil pastels at Avon Branch Library. Oil Pastels for Beginners is Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. Eight year olds through teens are welcome at this free introductory class. Get your fingers dirty exploring techniques using blending, color and texture. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required by calling the Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. eMEDIA Why pay to download an eBook? Come Avon Branch Library to learn how to download eBooks for free using library services. eMedia class is Wednesday, May 15 at 6 p.m. There’s more than eBooks …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Meeting will gauge interest for an Artstown Plaza community workshop
Would you like access to a woodworking shop, equipment and expert help? You are invited to the first community workshop meeting at Avon Lake Public Library, Saturday Jan. 26 to explore the option of creating a Community Workshop in Avon Lake. The concept of "Woodworking Made Simple" is being explored by Avon Lake businessman Tom Patton, who owns Artstown Plaza on the west end of town, and along with his wife Tomie, manages Commerce Benefits Group. In April 2011, Patton told Avon Lake Patch he was interested in using the space formerly inhabited by the closed Avon Lake Theater as a train museum. He said he envisioned not only a museum, but also taking the space that housed the closed skate park as a community workshop where people can use …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Cupcake decorating class and more at the Avon Lake Public LIbrary.
Upcoming events at the Avon Lake Public Library. Cupcake Decorating Class Learn how to decorate the current craze in desserts…cupcakes. Pastry chef Terry Houdeshell will teach you the techniques to make your own edible masterpieces on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. Bring one to two dozen unfrosted cupcakes and everything else will be supplied including frosting, pastry bag, couplers and tips. Prepaid registration at the Circulation desk is required by Jan. 14. Class is limited to 15. Friends may register now and the fee is $20. General public registration begins Wednesday, Jan. 9 and the fee is $25. Beginning Reader Book Discussion Calling all beginning readers. On Monday, Jan. 7 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. We will read-aloud and discuss a few …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Take a look at this week's lineup of what's on Avon Lake Cable this week.
ALC-TV Week of Jan. 2 – 8, 2013 This week on ALC-TV, Gerry Vogel and Jill Ralston talk about events and happenings at the Avon Lake Public Library for the month of January on Check This Out. During Indelible Impression, Traci talks with Elena Griffin-Ford, GPN and Career Center Coordinator for Dress for Success Cleveland. Mayor Greg Zilka stops by to chat with Jan and Jean about events that occurred in 2012 and what residents can expect in 2013 on Jan & Jean: On the Scene. Barb and Andre talk about the Lost Quarry Industry on Out & About. ALMU presents The Water Series with this installment Water Source Operations: Water Sources. Learn about groundwater and surface water sources for drinking water supplies. Viewers will learn why surface …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Plus, don't miss Miss Misty and her guitar jingling through the library Dec. 15.
Upcoming events at the Avon Lake Public Library. “Jingle Bell Jam” with Miss Misty It won’t be a “silent night” when you jingle your way through the Library to sing along with Miss Misty and her guitar. Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their big people are invited on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. to shake their mistletoe and shout with glee. Trustee Vacancy The Avon Lake Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a dedicated member of the community to serve out the last five years of a 7-year term, 2013 through Dec. 2017. Interested persons are invited to fill out an application form, which may be obtained at the Circulation desk or from the Library’s website, alpl.org. Completed applications should be returned to the Library no later than …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Stop in at the library and create some holiday spirit.
Ornament Craft On your next visit to the Library, bring the kids to the Children’s department and make an ornament to decorate the Christmas tree. Make a snowflake, mitten, candy cane ornament and more. All ages are welcome. Craft is available while supplies last. Waugaman Gallery Exhibit Enjoy the holiday season by viewing a delightful exhibit from the Erie Shores Photography Club. The members of this club are photographers of various skill levels who use a wide variety of formats to capture their images. These beautiful photographs are on display in the Waugaman Gallery from Nov. 29 to Jan. 2.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Knitting and Crochet Club and more.
What's new at the Avon Branch Library. The Avon Branch Library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. Family Holiday Open House a Avon Branch Library Families can get into the holiday spirit by attending a Family Holiday Open House, Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. at the Lorain Public Library System’s Avon Branch Library. Children of all ages will enjoy making various holiday crafts, listening to music and hearing a holiday story. Preregistration is required by calling the Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. History Comes Alive with Laura Ingalls Wilder Women in History member Charlene Connors will portray Laura Ingalls Wilder, famed children’s author during a free program, Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the \Avon Branch Library. Hear the …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Public welcome to open house, refreshments available.
A new collection of older Avon Lake historic pieces is being unveiled this weekend and the public is invited for a viewing at the library. The Avon Lake Local History Art Collection includes more than 40 items, including original paintings, historic photographs, prints and several primitive renderings that illustrate the history of Avon Lake and Lorain County, Avon Lake Public Library, the Lake Shore Electric Railway and Avon Beach Park Resort, and shipping and shipwrecks on Lake Erie. The library is holding an open house, including refreshments, in the building's McMahan room on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Avon Lake library Director Mary Crehore said the library has had the pieces for awhile. “With a few exceptions, the body of …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Plus...pumpkin carving, library closed.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
What’s coming up at the Avon Branch Library. The library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. Atmosphere Adventures With Meteorologist Jon Loufman Have you ever wondered how tornadoes form, what makes the wind blow or why we can’t feel the 300 or so pounds of air pressing down on the outstretched palms of our hands? You can discover the answers to these and all of your weather questions when you embark on an Atmosphere Adventure with meteorologist, Jon Loufman. Take part in hands-on, interactive weather experiments and sky-high fun for weather enthusiasts of all ages. Atmosphere Adventures will be held, Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. Preregistration is required by calling the Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. Avon …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Plus, learn the ins and outs of Social Security at the Library.
What's coming up at the Avon Lake Public Library. Environmental Series – When Avon Lake Was a Lake Discover the history of Avon Lake before it was settled by humans. Gary Gerrone, Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Director, will be here Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. for a presentation on the geologic, natural and cultural history of Avon Lake. New! OneClickdigital You can now download audiobooks to your own devices through OneClickdigital and there is NO waiting. OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers. OneClickdigital is located under “Digital Media” at www.alpl.org and is compatible with all popular listening devices, including the iPod…