It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…Posted: July 6th, 2015


Kids in grades two to five can learn about the art of comics Wednesday, July 8 at 2 pm. Create your own characters, write your story and illustrate it. Reserve your spot by calling 967-3798 or sign up on the calendar. Click on the program name to bring up the registration screen.

Kids in grades 6-12 can create comics Thursday, July 9 at 2 pm.

Holiday ClosingsPosted: July 2nd, 2015

The library is closed Friday, July 3; Saturday, July 4; and Sunday, July 5. We re-open Monday, July 6 at 9:30 a.m.

Marijuana in OhioPosted: July 1st, 2015

socratesShould marijuana be legalized in Ohio? If so, in what capacity? That’s the subject at tonight’s Socrates Cafe, the community discussion group meeting at Ritter every first Wednesday at 7 p.m.

These world-wide groups are based on the Socratic concept that the more we talk – and talk with others – the more we learn. Ritter’s group is moderated by Jarret Pervola, professor of humanities at Lorain County Community College. Join us. No philosophy degree required!

Author Talk!Posted: June 25th, 2015

devil wears Jennifer Burge, a 1989 graduate of Vermilion High School, returns to her hometown to talk about her recent book “The Devil Wears Clogs” at a special author talk Tuesday, June 30 at 6:30 p.m. Burge calls the book a humorous memoir of “how not to live abroad”.

After spending the past fourteen years outside the U.S. in Europe, Asia and Australia, Burge says she’s learned a lot – and usually the hard way! Hear her tales of corporate backstabbing, cultural calamity and more.

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