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Amherst, OH 44001
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Join us at 1pm on Saturday, October 8 for a spine-tingling spooky season afternoon with the members of Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits (ORBS)! Learn about paranormal research, field equipment, haunted locations throughout Ohio, and the many different spirits they …

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Calling all superheroes! Come create your very own super cape, perform fantastic feats of strength, and enjoy fun music and activities! Recommended for ages 10 and under. Registration is required for this program. Register online or by calling the library …

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Amherst Public Library is accepting applications to fill a seat on the library’s board of trustees that will become vacant. The new trustee will be appointed to a finish the remainder of a 7-year term ending December 31, 2026. Criteria …

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The annual Friends of the Amherst Public Library author luncheon returns this year! Join the Friends of the Library at the Sunset Terrace at Lakeview Park (1800 W. Erie Avenue, Lorain) at 12pm on Thursday, October 20 for an afternoon lunch program …

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A free Amherst Public Library card gives you access to books, magazines, movies, video games, graphic novels, blood pressure machines, Memory Kits, wi-fi hotspots, downloadable books, online databases, and so much more. Please call the library at 440-988-4230 with any …

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Beginning September 27, join us at 6pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month for Tokusatsu Club! Learn about, watch, and discuss Japanese Tokusatsu films and television shows like Ultraman, Godzilla, Super Sentai, Kamen Rider, and more. Recommended for ages …

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Beginning September 13, join us at 5:30pm on the second Tuesday of the month for Tabletop Game Time! Drop in with a friend or make some new friends while you learn how to play new games or rediscover old favorites! …

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Children of all ages are invited to read to a licensed therapy dog on the first Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. and the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Our licensed Canine Reading Buddies are all …

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Join us for Watercolor Pencils and More Art Workshops with artist and instructor Mary Jo Clark. Enjoy learning new skills and techniques during this creative workshop where all skill levels are welcome. Absolutely no artistic experience is necessary! You do …

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Introducing Memory Kits, the newest item in the Amherst Public Library collection! Studies have shown that reminiscing is a valuable way to stir memory and maintain communication. Our Memory Kits are designed to help our patrons engage and facilitate conversations …

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The Amherst Public Library is restarting our Teen Volunteer program! The Teen Volunteer program is for kids and teens aged 10 – 18 who would like to volunteer their time to help with various library events and projects. It’s a …

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COVID-19 rapid tests are now available to order through the United States government. There is a limit of four per household. Tests can be ordered by filling out the form at www.covidtests.gov. Orders will ship within 7 – 12 days. …

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Your Amherst Public Library card now includes free access to the Wall Street Journal online. Users will need to create a free account, after which you can start using WSJ.com immediately. Your access will be available for the next 3 …

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7/1/2022 Things are starting to really come together as we get closer to our Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening on Monday, July 11 at 12pm. Today’s excitement was the delivery of new furniture! These comfy reading chairs will be in …

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Binge Box DVD sets are now available to borrow with your library card! Each Binge Box contains 4-6 DVDs for hours of themed movie marathon fun. With collections like “Disney Warrior Princesses,” “The American Military,” “Masters of Horror: Stephen King,” …

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    The Friends of the Amherst Public Library are now on AmazonSmile.  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Friends of the Amherst Public Library every time you shop, at no cost to you.  .05% of eligible …

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has come to Lorain County. Through the Lorain County Imagination Library, preschool children receive free books! The mission of the Lorain County Imagination Library is to foster a lifetime love of reading, empower families and increase …

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