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Take & Make Craft Kits are back! September kits will be available on Wednesday, September 1! Each kit contains almost everything you need to make a fun craft, all you’ll need to add are basic supplies like glue and scissors. …

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and a world of possibilities awaits at Amherst Public Library! A free Amherst Public Library card gives you access to books, magazines, movies, video games, graphic novels, downloadable books, online databases, and so much …

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Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to everyone who participated in our Summer Reading program this year! Kid’s Reading Club Grand Prize Winners $50 Amherst Cinema Gift CertificateTrezdon Boykin Park Ave Lanes Bowling PartyHadley Bauer SnacksterJoe Zabrecky …

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9/17/2021 Progress continues on the expansion and renovation project! The temporary walls are completed on the inside, and the foundation is growing on the outside! This week crews have been working, inside and outside, on preparing the outer wall for …

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Virtual Art Classes with Mary Jo Clark will premiere at 1pm on the third Monday of the month, May through August on the Amherst Public Library YouTube channel.  This week, follow along with Mary Jo Clark and create a beautiful watercolor …

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Visit our YouTube channel for a special video from our friend, Musical Therapist Hannah Gonzalez. Enjoy engaging musical activities for ages 9 months to 6 years from the comfort of your own home! Hannah has lots of fun songs to dance and move to, …

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The Amherst Public Library is excited to announce that our brand-new Kindle Collections are now available to borrow with your library card! Kindle Collections are curated collections of ebooks, pre-loaded on a Kindle eReader so you can take them anywhere! …

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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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Due to the current health advisories for COVID-19 in Lorain County, we are updating our health and safety protocols. The library will remain open for browsing, but we ask that you limit your time in the building and we encourage …

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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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