MAY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST: Take a photo to
showcase your talent in Lorain Public Library System’s May
photo contest! Entry forms and rules are available at
LorainPublicLibrary.org and in all of our libraries. Pictures
may be dropped off at any LPLS library, emailed, or entered via
social media including Facebook and Twitter. Use #LPLSphotocontest.
Photos must be taken in May. No people may appear in the
pictures. Prizes will be awarded for different age groups,
from third-graders through adults. Get your camera flashin’ for
your chance to win a gift card or camera bag!
BOOK SALE: Attend the Friends of
the Lorain Public Library, Inc. Book Sale at Lorain
Public Library System’s Main Library. The sale opens to the
public on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. The sale
continues Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m., Monday, May
12 from 9 a.m. till 8:30 p.m., and Tuesday, May 13 from 9 a.m.
till 3 p.m. Tuesday is Penny Day. All remaining items will
sell for 1 cent each.
Lorain Friends members are
welcome to attend the preview sale on Thursday, May 8 from 5
till 8 p.m. New members may join, or former members may renew
their annual memberships that evening. For more information,
call the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext.
450. The Main Library is located at 351 W. Sixth St., Lorain.
WORD FOR BEGINNERS: Receive an introduction
to Microsoft Office Word 2007 at Lorain Public Library
System’s Main Library on Saturday, May 10 at 3 p.m.
Participants will learn ways to format and edit documents, among
other skills. Preregistration is required and is available
online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library
at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext. 450.
AWARD-WINNING ENTERTAINER AT LIBRARY:
Laura Doherty, winner of a Parents’ Choice Award™ for her CD
“Kids in the City,” will acoustically rock your kid’s world at
Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Thursday, May 15
at 6:30 p.m. This Chicago-based artist will deliver her highly
interactive show including dancing, singing, maraca shakin’ and
more! The whole family will enjoy her breezy folk-pop tunes.
Don’t miss Doherty performing songs from her brand new CD “In a
Heartbeat,” her third release. Kids will get to sing along with
her puppet characters Jazzasaurus, the baby dinosaur, and
Domingo the Flamingo. Preregistration is required and is
available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the
Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext. 449.