Winterwear Share Program

Winter is coming, and the Lorain Public Library System needs your help! 

All LPLS branches are currently collecting new or gently used winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves as part of our Winterwear Share program.

Main Library Manager Susan Spivey said after a very successful partnership with Operation Warm and the Stocker Foundation last year, where coats were donated to those in need in the area, the staff started to wonder how they could do a program like that every year. Read More...

NaNoWriMo at LPLS

November is NaNoWriMo at the Lorain Public Library System!

National Novel Writing Month, or more affectionately known as NaNoWriMo, is a creative writing event in which writers of all experience levels aim to write a 50,000-word novel in the month of November.

Strategic Initiatives Manager Sam Lewis said every year hundreds of thousands of people across the world set out to achieve this ambitious goal and although it started as just a writing goal, it has really evolved into a community building event for writers. Read More...

Lorain County Memory

History is being made at the Lorain Public Library System as “Lorain County Memory,” a new site, prepares to launch a digitized archive of the area.

Columbia Branch Manager John Guscott said this is an initiative that began about a year ago and is meant to showcase the items that have been preserved in the Main Library and the branches, in terms of newspapers, yearbooks and old photos, and bring them online in a digitization project for all to enjoy. Read More...

See inside for all LPLS upcoming programs!

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.

Photo of Lorain Lighthouse