COMPUTER COURSES: Take basic computer
classes at the Lorain Public Library System. Begin learning
how to work on a computer at the Main Library beginning Monday,
June 2, 2014 at 6 p.m. Use a mouse, identify computer parts and
receive an introduction to the Windows operating system. Want
to learn about the Internet? Internet for Beginners at
the Main Library is Friday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. The class will
visit websites and use online search engines. Preregistration
is required for both classes. Register online at
LorainPublicLibrary.org or 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.
SUMMER READING KICKOFF EVENT:
Get ready to read this summer. Lorain Public Library System’s
Summer Reading Program kickoff is Saturday, June 7 from
noon to 3 p.m. at Lakeview Park located at 1800 W. Erie Ave. in
Lorain. This year’s theme is science and COSI Center of Science
and Industry of Columbus will be at Lakeview Park to present
Science Spots, a traveling science exhibition with hands-on
kiosks that let you play, explore and learn about science.
Other fun for the whole family will include crafts, games and
face painting. The Summer Reading kickoff is sponsored by the
Lorain Public Library System, the Lorain County Metro Parks and
The Stocker Foundation. For more information, call the Lorain
Public Library System at 1-800-322-READ.
BEACH CONCERT: Start your summer off
with a concert at the beach! As part of Lorain Public Library
System’s Summer Reading Program kickoff, 7 Mile Isle will play
at Lakeview Park, 1800 W. Erie Ave. in Lorain, on Saturday, June
7 from 7 to 9 p.m. The whole family will enjoy grooving to this
lively band. The setting is perfect for 7 Mile Isle’s island
style including steel drums and guitar. For more information,
call the Lorain Public Library System at 1-800-322-READ.
BOOK BUDDIES: Make your time off from
school count this summer. Join Book Buddies at Lorain
Public Library System’s Main Library. Book Buddies is a program
that pairs middle and high school students with early readers.
There’s a mandatory orientation session for Big Buddies on
Wednesday, June 11 at 3 p.m. Big Buddies must commit to the
whole program that meets Wednesdays at 3 p.m. from June 18
through July 30. So teens, volunteer your time and read with
kids at the library! Little Buddies, look forward to reading –
and playing games – with older students. Sign up today!
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.
eBOOKS AND DIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS:
Lorain Public Library System introduces a new service for
borrowing eBooks and digital audiobooks. Check out Axis 360 in
the eLibrary on LorainPublicLibrary.org. Borrow an electronic
book or audiobook for free with your LPLS library card. Your
next great read is just a click away.