Exclusive Showings of Toni Morrison film announced at The Lorain Palace Theater

Toni MorrisonThe new documentary film “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” will be coming to its subject’s hometown June 28 and June 30 at the Lorain Palace Theater.

The feature-length documentary is directed by acclaimed filmmaker and photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders who is a longtime friend of Toni Morrison. The film, which focuses on the Nobel Prize winning author’s life and work, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It came to the Northeast Ohio area this spring for the Cleveland International Film Festival, where it won the Local Heroes Competition. The documentary opens in New York City and Los Angeles on June 21, before expanding to additional markets throughout the summer. Read More...

Lorain Public Library System Goes Fine Free!

Fines are blasting off from the Lorain Public Library System as we say good-bye to late overdue fines beginning June 1.

Chief Operating Officer Cheryl Grizzell said the system’s goal is to remove barriers to access and ensure that every library user can enjoy all the materials the library has to offer. Fines can prevent patrons — especially young ones — from checking out materials and can actually hinder the return of borrowed items, keeping them off the shelves longer and out of the hands of other library users. Read More...

LPLS Partners with City Fresh

Bring a healthy appetite to the Lorain Public Library System this summer as we partner with City Fresh to provide fruits and vegetables from local farms directly to downtown Lorain.

LPLS Main Branch Manager Susan Spivey said City Fresh aims to provide fresh produce to communities in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties that live in a food desert where grocery stores have closed and left low-income residents without access to healthy food. Read More...

Bienvenidos al Condado de Lorain / Welcome to Lorain County

Un servicio para personas recien llegadas al Condado de Lorain Preperado por El Centro de Servicios Sociales en diciembre de 2017. Actualizado el 18 diciembre 2017.
A service for new arrivals to Lorain County pre-arranged by The Social Services Center in December 2017. Updated on December 18, 2017.