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Amherst, OH 44001
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Ready to downsize? Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 29 for a workshop with special guest Jennifer Herron-Underwood. Learn how to prepare your home for sale, how to declutter, ways to get more money for your home, what an …

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Stretch, sing, dance, and jump along in this fast-paced storytime on Friday, May 24 at 11:15 am!  This storytime is designed for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, and will include stories, songs, instruments and more!  Registration is not needed.

Join us every Thursday from May 16 through June 13 at 10:30am for Tai Chi for Balance and Fall Prevention with special guest Mary Cordray. Good balance is essential for our daily life activity, and Tai Chi can help improve …

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Join us at 7pm on Thursday, May 30 for an entertaining and downright silly presentation from Dr. Joel Keller! “Novelty Songs” are quite different than “Pop Music Songs.” Although this statement is certainly true, there are many Novelty Songs that …

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Join us on Wednesday, May 15 at 2pm for a question and answer session with a panel of experts! Bring your questions about financial and estate planning, senior healthcare facilities, Medicare, and elder law, or just come and listen to …

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Little ones and their caregivers are invited to join us in the second floor children’s area on the first Thursday of the month at 6pm for Baby & Me Free Play! Age-appropriate toys and books will be available for both …

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Join us Fridays April 12- May 24 at 1pm to learn breathing techniques to clear the mind and be present in the moment as instructor Cindy Miller leads you through movements to stretch and strengthen muscles that support the joints …

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Join us for monthly 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. You do not have to have attended …

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Join us at 10am every Wednesday enjoy a special open-ended play space just for our littlest patrons! Age-appropriate toys and books will be available for both babies and caregivers to enjoy some play time and social time at the library. After …

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We are excited to announce the addition of six new circulating items to the Amherst Public Library collection! Amherst Public Library cardholders can now check out a Photo to Digital Converter, a Video to Digital Converter, a Kill-A-Watt Electricity Usage …

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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 15+. Registration is not …

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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! A variety of …

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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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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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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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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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