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Join the Amherst Public Library for a live virtual program on Monday, May 17 at 6:30pm! The storytellers of WRAPPS (Western Reserve Association for the Preservation & Perpetuation of Storytelling) will tell original stories, myths, fairy tales, and more for all …

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May Take & Make Craft Kits will be available on Saturday, May 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. Beginning Saturday, kids …

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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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The Amherst Public Library Adult Winter Reading Challenge begins Friday, January 8 and runs through Monday, March 8. Visit the second floor of the library to pick up a Winter Reading Challenge sheet or print one from home! Complete any …

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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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