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Avon Lake Public Library
Monday, May 20, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
See what new things are on the calendar at your local library.
The following is a list of events at the Avon Lake Public Library: Celebrate National Library Week Avon Lake Public Library celebrates National Library Week, April 14 – 20 - a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. Patrons will have a chance to enter drawings for prizes. Laptop Learning Lab - Facebook Learn how to stay connected with friends and family through Facebook. The Laptop Learning Lab is offering a class on Monday, April 15 at 10:30 am. Register for this FREE class at the Reference desk or by calling 440.933.8128 x249. Growing Your Business – How to Use LinkedIn This workshop is FREE and open to all business owners who are interested in networking and growing their business. Topics covered …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Get the latest details on upcoming events.
Here's an upcoming event and a new, techy feature provided by the Avon Lake Public Library: Mother-Daughter Tea Grandmothers, mothers and daughters (ages 5 and up) are invited to enjoy a delightful “high tea” afternoon on Sunday, April 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Caroline Urban, the “Apron Lady” will share her amazing collection of aprons and fascinating stories to go with each one. Children will do an apron craft. Prepaid registration at the Circulation desk is required by Sunday, April 14. Space is limited. Registration begins April 1; adult fee is $5 and girls are free. General public registration begins April 8; adult fee is $5 and girl’s fee is $3. CardStar Available Go Cardless with CardStar and move your Avon Lake Public Library card out of…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
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Here's a list of upcoming events provided by the Avon Lake Public Library: Share Your Collection with the Community Each month our secure display case is filled with the creative, the beautiful, the historical, the unusual and always interesting collections and hobbies of local residents. Would you be interested in sharing your special collection? Please contact Sue Hurbanek at the Reference desk at 440-933-8128, ext. 249. Woodland Walk Join us for a guided walk/hike through the woodlands of the Kopf Family Reservation every Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. Depart from the south entrance of Avon Lake Public Library. Evenings with the Stars On Monday nights with clear skies and temperatures above freezing in late March and early April, Mr. Z …
Monday, December 26, 2011
And celebrate the return of Sunday hours with puzzles and popcorn
Puzzles, Punch and Popcorn Gather your group and celebrate the return of Sunday library hours with a friendly jigsaw puzzle competition on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. Be the first to finish and win a prize. Enjoy freshly popped popcorn while you play. Register at the Circulation desk or by calling 440-933-8128 x 221. NOOK 101 Bring your new NOOK to the Library on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. and a representative from Barnes & Noble will demonstrate all the features of this eReader and show you how to download a library eBook. Register at the Reference desk or by calling 440-933-8128 x249. Don't forget, you can download the Patch app for any mobile device for free. Library Closed Avon Lake Public Library will be closed on the following days …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
There's plenty of activities to keep all ages busy in the upcoming weeks. Check it out.
Save the date: Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Avon Lake Public Library one week from Monday, enjoy a picnic and fun on June 28 or join in the stampede. There’s plenty to do at the library on your summer vacation. Details below. Scholastic Book Fair Friends of Avon Lake Public Library are hosting a Scholastic Book Fair on Monday, June 27 from 9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Tuesday, June 28 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bring the whole family and choose from hundreds of books. Clifford the Big Red Dog will make a special appearance. Tales with a Twist Bring your packed lunch and a beach towel for an afternoon of fractured fairy tales and fun games outside on the lawn on Tuesday, June 28 from noon – 1 p.m.. For ages 9 – 11. Registration …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
School district has two levies on the ballot, the Avon Lake Library has one.
Avon Lake voters will decide on three issues on the ballot May 3; two are for the Avon Lake School District and one supports the Avon Lake Public Library. Issues 4 and 5 support the Avon Lake School District. Passage of the levies will not result in a tax increase. Issue 4 is renewal of a 10-year, 1.5 mill permanent improvement levy that will raise $650,000 annually for maintenance of eight school buildings. It amounts to $18.98 per $100,000 of property evaluation. Issue 5 is a five-year, 5.45 mill emergency levy that will raise $4.5 million annually. The emergency levy amounts to $166.90 per $100,000 of home evaluation. Both of these levies are renewals and will not cost the taxpayers any additional money. They go into effect in 2012. …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some Patchy ideas.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to your rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants to explore. 1. FRIENDS TEA PARTY Where/When: Avon Branch Library, Saturday, 2 p.m. Why Go: You and your kids will enjoy tea sandwiches, desserts, tea and entertainment. Pricing: $15 Adult with a child (extra children $6 each; an extra adult is $9.) 2. FRIENDSHIP APL’S 2ND ANNUAL WAGS TO RICHES Where/When: Tom’s Country Place, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Why Go: Hosted by Fox 8’s Dick Goddard. Enjoy dinner, cocktails, live music, silent auction and Vegas Style Casino games, while you support the APL. Pricing: $80 per person…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Family best bets of the week.
Glad you clicked on our Grab & Go Kids Planner! We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with children. Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance. Look for the kids’ planner each Wednesday, and help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you! 1. DOES YOUR DAD HAVE “BIEBER FEVER”? Where/When: South Park Mall, Thursday, 6 p.m. Why Go: Dads, come show us your best…
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Sunday hours will be restored if May 3 levy passes
The Avon Lake Public Library is seeking a replacement-operating levy that will result in an increase of $5 per month per $200,000 home valuation. Currently, taxpayers are paying slightly more than $9 per month for the same valuation. “That’s the cost of two cups of really good coffee,” Avon Lake Library Director Mary Crehore told the Avon Lake Board of Education on Jan. 11. The Board of Education acts as an agent for the library and must approve the motion. The library is seeking approval of a 5-year, 2.8-mill levy that will raise $2.3 million a year at the May 3 election. The rate includes an additional 1 mill. Both Crehore and board members commented on the symbiotic relationship between the district and the library. “We always tell …