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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY
 

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.  The Main Library is located at 351 W. Sixth St., Lorain.

eMEDIA: Learn how to unlock a vast amount of free downloadable and/or streaming items through the Lorain Public Library System (LPLS).  The eLibrary collection on LorainPublicLibrary.org offers LPLS cardholders the freedom to download and/or stream books, movies, music, magazines and more - at no charge, from wherever you are.  Learn all about these eMedia services on Friday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library.  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. 

COMMUNITY SHRED DAY: The Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc. are sponsoring a free community shred day in Lorain Public Library System Main Library’s parking lot on Saturday, May 24 from 9 a.m. till noon.  Personal documents, confidential papers, etc. will be shred on-site for you at no charge.  Only paper is to be brought for shredding.  Do not include hard covers such as three-ring binders.  Please remove paper clips and rubber bands.  More information is available online at LorainPublicLibrary.org or by calling the Main Library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext. 450.  

TECH HELP: I’m having trouble finding what I’m looking for on the Internet.  I’d like to download an eBook, but I’m not sure how to do it.  I’d like to create a contact list in my email.  Staff at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library will help you with all of your technology-related concerns on Saturday, May 24 from 3 to 5 p.m.  Tech Help is an informal session where you can spend time with a knowledgeable and friendly staff member.  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. 

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURE: The Lorain Public Library System will be closed on Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day.

eLIBRARY ALWAYS OPEN: Whenever the Lorain Public Library System is closed, visit the library online at LorainPublicLibrary.org.  The eLibrary is your destination for eBooks, digital movies, music, magazines and more!  Your Lorain Public Library System library card is the key to unlocking these great services, at no additional cost to you.  For more information, call the Lorain Public Library System at 1-800-322-READ.

THE WAR OF 1812 IN THE OLD NORTHWEST: Enjoy a local history program at Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library on Thursday, May 29 at 7 p.m.  Matthew Weisman from the Lorain Historical Society will discuss little-known events that occurred in the Old Northwest during the War of 1812.  Ohio was at the edge of the frontier at the start of this war.  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. 

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!

 

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