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Our best friend Quarry Bear has traveled all over the world with his trusty red suitcase, visiting some of the most famous landmarks and attractions. But now he has a problem! He’s lost his vacation photos and can’t share them with …

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7/23/2021  Thank you to everyone who attended or watched the live broadcast of our Groundbreaking Ceremony on July 21! We are all very excited to begin the next chapter of our history and grateful for the support of our incredible …

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Join us on the library’s front lawn on Monday, July 26 at 10am for a hands-on entomology experience with University of Kentucky entomologist and Amherst Native Nick Teets. Learn about why bugs are important and hold live exotic insects! This …

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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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