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Adventure Awaits! Summer Reading 2024

All Day 6/3 - 7/24
All Ages
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: In Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Enrichment
Event Details:

Adventure awaits at the Amherst Public Library this summer! Summer Reading 2024 begins Monday, June 3 and continues through 5pm on Wednesday, July 24! We've added a whole extra week this year!   

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tokusatsu Club

6:00pm - 8:15pm
Tweens & Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Tweens & Teens, Adults
Program Type: Clubs

Join us at 6pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month for Tokusatsu Club! Learn about, watch, and discuss Japanese Tokusatsu films and television shows like Ultraman, Godzilla, Super Sentai, Kamen Rider, and more. Recommended for ages 15+.

Registration is not required for this event. Please call the library at 440-988-4230 with any questions.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Playdate

10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers

Join us at 10am every Wednesday to enjoy a special open-ended play space just for our littlest patrons! Age-appropriate toys and books will be available for both babies and caregivers to enjoy some play time and social time at the library. 

Recommended for little ones ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.

Registration is not needed for these sessions. Call the Youth Services department at 440-988-4230 (option 3) with any questions.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.

Summer Reading Fun Fair

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children, Tweens & Teens
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Tweens & Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Enrichment
Event Details:

Join us for fun and games on the 2nd floor of the library from 6pm - 8pm on Wednesday, July 24. This year’s Fun Fair features a super special Grand Prize drawing, in addition to the drawings for our Kids and Young Adult Reading Club prizes!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Join us every Thursday from July 11 through August 15 at 10:30am for Tai Chi for Balance and Fall Prevention with special guest Mary Cordray.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seated Yoga Flow Fridays

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Learn breathing techniques to clear the mind and be present in the moment as istructor Cindy Miller leads you through movements to stretch and strengthen muscles that support the joints and flexibility. These classes are suitable for all ages and experience levels. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring water to stay hydrated. (Bottle filling stations are available on both floors of the library.)

Registration is required separately for each date. Register here or call the library at 440-988-4230.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Adapted Storytime

11:15am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Enrichment, Sensory Play, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

A program designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime program! Join for a monthly Saturday Adapted Storytime at 11:15am.

This event is in the "Children" group.

School Bus Storytime

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Enrichment, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Are your kids curious about the big yellow buses they see the big kids ride to school? Do you have a preschooler or kindergartner about to ride the bus for the first time? Join us for a special school bus storytime!

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Reading, Clubs, Reading Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Want to go on a magical adventure this summer, just like Jack and Annie? Read (or re-read) the Magic Tree House books and come to the library for special themed activities.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Playdate

10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers

Join us at 10am every Wednesday to enjoy a special open-ended play space just for our littlest patrons! Age-appropriate toys and books will be available for both babies and caregivers to enjoy some play time and social time at the library. 

Recommended for little ones ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.

Registration is not needed for these sessions. Call the Youth Services department at 440-988-4230 (option 3) with any questions.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

20th Annual Community Scavenger Hunt

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
All Ages
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: All Ages
Event Details:

Pick up an entry form on the second floor and go on an adventure around town and search for the secret code on display at some local businesses!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Join us every Thursday from July 11 through August 15 at 10:30am for Tai Chi for Balance and Fall Prevention with special guest Mary Cordray.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby & Me Free Play

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Event Details:

Little ones and their caregivers are invited to join us in the second floor children's area on the first Thursday of the month at 6pm for Baby & Me Free Play!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Music + Movement Storytime

11:15am - 11:45am
Children
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Enrichment, Storytime

Stretch, sing, dance, and jump along in this fast-paced storytime!  This storytime is designed for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers, and will include stories, songs, instruments and more! 

Registration is not needed for these sessions.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seated Yoga Flow Fridays

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Learn breathing techniques to clear the mind and be present in the moment as istructor Cindy Miller leads you through movements to stretch and strengthen muscles that support the joints and flexibility. These classes are suitable for all ages and experience levels. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring water to stay hydrated. (Bottle filling stations are available on both floors of the library.)

Registration is required separately for each date. Register here or call the library at 440-988-4230.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Canine Reading Buddies

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Reading Enrichment

All ages are invited to read to a licensed therapy dog in the second floor children's area. Come with your favorite book or borrow one of ours!

Canine Reading Buddies is scheduled monthly on the first Saturday at 11am and and the third Tuesday at 6:30pm.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Slime Days

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Sensory Play
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Come and explore new slime recipes with us at the library this summer! We will be trying a new recipe each week for 3 weeks beginning Monday, August 5. Dress for a mess!

This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Books & Reading, Clubs, Reading Enrichment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Want to go on a magical adventure this summer, just like Jack and Annie? Read (or re-read) the Magic Tree House books and come to the library for special themed activities.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Baby Playdate

10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Second Floor Children's Area
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers

Join us at 10am every Wednesday to enjoy a special open-ended play space just for our littlest patrons! Age-appropriate toys and books will be available for both babies and caregivers to enjoy some play time and social time at the library. 

Recommended for little ones ages 0-18 months and their caregivers.

Registration is not needed for these sessions. Call the Youth Services department at 440-988-4230 (option 3) with any questions.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Join us every Thursday from July 11 through August 15 at 10:30am for Tai Chi for Balance and Fall Prevention with special guest Mary Cordray.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Singing in the Library

11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies & Toddlers, Children
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Event Details:

Sing, dance, and play with music therapist Hannah Gonzalez. For ages 9 months through 6 years. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seated Yoga Flow Fridays

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2

Learn breathing techniques to clear the mind and be present in the moment as istructor Cindy Miller leads you through movements to stretch and strengthen muscles that support the joints and flexibility. These classes are suitable for all ages and experience levels. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring water to stay hydrated. (Bottle filling stations are available on both floors of the library.)

Registration is required separately for each date. Register here or call the library at 440-988-4230.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Toddler Olympics

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:

Go for the gold! Families with children ages 18-36 months can sign up to participate in our indoor summer games! Little ones and their grown-ups will participate in Olympic-themed games and movement activities to earn their gold medal status!

This event is in the "Children" group.

Summer Slime Days

11:00am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Amherst Public Library
Room: Community Room A/B
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Sensory Play
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Come and explore new slime recipes with us at the library this summer! We will be trying a new recipe each week for 3 weeks beginning Monday, August 5. Dress for a mess!