Upcoming Programs at the Bay Village Library
After enjoying the January Thaw, it looks like winter is still with us for a little while longer. But don’t despair because the library has plenty of programs to keep you busy and warm. Check out the new books and other materials displayed throughout the different departments – you’re sure to find something to take home. The Newbery and Caldecott award winners were announced this week; let us know if you’d like to request a copy of either. The Newbery winner is “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate and the Caldecott winner is “This is Not My Hat” by Jon Klassen.
Wednesday, Feb. 6 (7 p.m.) ALA NOTABLE BOOKS LIST 2013 – Bill Kelly, Beachwood Branch Manager and member of ALA Notable Books Council, will explain how the process is completed and why these books were chosen.
Thursday, Feb. 7 (7 p.m.) THURSDAY EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION – Join us to discuss “Cleopatra: A Life” by Stacy Schiff.
Tuesday, Feb. 12 (7 p.m.) LOOK AND FEEL YOUR BEST – When you wear colors that enhance your natural coloring you look younger and healthier. Join image consultant Dawn Waldrop as she shares how to discover your best colors.
Wednesday, Feb. 13 (1:30 p.m.) WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BOOK DISCUSSION – Join us as we discuss a good book.
Tuesday, Feb. 12 (3:30 p.m.) ROUND T.A.B.L.E. – For ages 11 and up. Join other teens and do what "Teens At Bay Library Enjoy" – whether it be completing projects that serve the community, helping the library or sometimes just hanging out and playing video games. Snacks will be provided, so a permission slip must be signed for each student.
Thursday, Feb. 21 (3:30 p.m.) ROLL OUT THE DUCT TAPE! – For ages 11-18. Feeling creative? Join us as we roll out the duct tape for fun projects. Try one of ours or come up with one of your own – you’ll be stuck on whatever you create!
Tuesday, Feb. 5 (4 p.m.) WE CAN ALL BE BRAVE AND KIND – For grades 2-5. Through participatory folktales from diverse cultures, song, role playing and reflection, Susan Weber invites children to empathize with story characters and consider effective responses when confronted with unkind words and actions. During the workshop, kids can explore positive behaviors in a safe, supportive environment.
Thursday, Feb. 7 (7 p.m.) FAMILIES READING TOGETHER – For families with readers ages 8-12. Discuss a good book, try a related activity and enjoy a treat.
Saturday, Feb. 9 (10:30 a.m.) SENSORY STORYTIME – Children with special needs or challenges are invited to this storytime which incorporates a schedule board, double visuals and sensory opportunities as well as a half-hour socialization time following the program.
Saturday, Feb. 9 (11 a.m.) ANIMATION STATION: ANIMATED GREETING CARD CREATION – For ages 5 and up. Learn how to make an animated greeting card using the computer program Fluxtime. You decide on the message you want to share, choose a background and characters, and even make them move! Parents must sign a release form before the program, and an email address is necessary to forward or save the completed projects.
Tuesday, Feb. 12 (4 p.m.) BOOK JEOPARDY – For grades 2-3. Have a blast reading a book and playing a related game. We’ll be reading “Titanic: Lost and Found.”
Saturday, Feb. 16 (11 a.m.) MOVIN AND GROOVIN – For ages birth-5 and a caregiver. Enjoy a story then put on your dancing shoes for some fun movin' and groovin' to the music!
Monday, Feb. 18 (11 a.m.) SNACK SMART – For ages 5 and up. A representative from Earth Fare grocery store will share fun ways to eat healthy. Learn how to make snacks at different stations. A parent must sign a release form before the program.
Thursday, Feb. 14 (during library hours) VALENTINE ARTISTS FOR A DAY – Celebrate all day with us! Activities include a drop-in craft for young children, a Valentine scavenger hunt and a chance to make your own cards and stencils with a letter press. Registration is required for the letterpress program with Liz Maugans from 4-5 p.m.
Please join us for these programs by calling 440-871-6392, or going online to cuyahogalibrary.org. We’re looking forward to seeing you!
I'm a staff member at the Bay Village Library working in the Children's Department.