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Check Out A Bike With Your Library Card

Ride the trails through Kopf Family Reservation, explore the community, or ride to the beach on a sunny Lake Erie afternoon on one of our bikes. Bikes are available during the warmer seasons.

Getting Started

  • Must be 18 years old and up.
  • Hold a valid ALPL library card.
  • Wear a bicycle helmet.
  • Sign and date library bike agreement.

How It Works

  • Bikes are loaned out for one (1) day and are not renewable.
  • Bikes cannot be placed on hold.
  • One bicycle per library card.
  • Return same day half-hour prior to library closing.

Safety & Other Perks

  • Chrome “ding-dong” bells
  • Reflective flashing head and taillights
  • Bike helmets (adult & children’s sizes)
  • Bike locks with individual combos
  • New bike racks
  • Bike FixIt repair service station.

Available Bikes

General Note: Helmet checkout required with bike checkout (if borrower does not provide their own), and must be worn while operating the bicycle.
Keep bicycle locked and secured when unattended.
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Adams Trail-A-Bike

Hitched to the back of mom or dad’s bike, the Trail-A-Bike makes family rides a breeze. When little ones get tired, they can leave the work to the grown ups and simply enjoy the ride.


Sun Traditional Trike

Built with comfort, stability, durability, and practicality in mind. A super low step-through frame, upright riding position, Sun custom tractor saddle, and rear basket are just a few features that make our trike an ideal choice for small trips.

Electra Towne

Adult Electra Townie 7D

The Townie is the perfect ride-around-town bike. An upright riding position lets you see the world better and plant your feet flat on the ground whenever you want, setting a new standard for comfort and control.

The "Borrow a Bike" program is funded by interest earned on the Avon Lake Public Library Endowment Fund. Bicycles were purchased from Marty's Cycle Center in Avon Lake, OH.