Upcoming programs at the Bay Village Branch Library

Happy Halloween to all of our communities! What? You don’t have your costume ready? And the kids are meeting at YOUR house for a snack before heading out? Don’t panic! Help is as close as the Bay Village Library.

We’ll help you find last minute ideas for costumes, snacks, games and anything else you’ll need for the fun night! If the books are all checked out, we’ll help you look for ideas online. We can even help when the fun is over and it’s time to get things done before it gets cold(er!). Ask us about books on winterizing your home and gardens, cold weather recipes, or just a great book to read when it’s time to take it easy. Remember, Thanksgiving is not that far away! In the meantime, please come and enjoy these programs!


Tuesday, Nov. 5 (7 p.m.) JFK ASSASSINATION: WHAT WE KNOW 50 YEARS LATER – Beverly Sadowski, a local historian, has done extensive research on the JFK assassination including talking to eyewitnesses and individuals involved in the initial investigation. Explore why there are so many theories and where we go from here.

Wednesday, Nov. 6 (7 p.m.) BOOKS UNCOVERED: FINDING MONEY IN YOUR OLD BOOKS – Grab your old books and come hear Michael Zubal explain what makes a book rare and valuable. Zubal has been in the rare books business since 1961 and will evaluate up to three books per attendee, time permitting.

Tuesday, Nov. 12 (10 a.m.) SNAP, CRACKLE, POP: THE GREAT AMERICAN CEREAL BOOK – Cereals and their cartoon spokescharacters through the years are some of the most enduring pop-culture icons of the 20th century. Marty Gitlin has written "The Great American Cereal Book" to celebrate the various brands and the history surrounding the creation of some of our favorite morning foods. Vintage ads featuring images of cereal boxes as well as rare memorabilia will be presented and discussed. There will be a book signing after the presentation.


Thursday, Nov. 7 (3:30 p.m.) WIMPY KID CHALLENGE – For grades 4-7. Celebrate "Wimpy Kid" book No. 8 with trivia, games and challenges. Maybe you’ll win your own copy of the book! Permission forms must be signed by a parent/guardian before this event.


Saturday, Nov. 2 (10:30 a.m.) MOVIN' WITH MOTHER GOOSE – For ages 3-7 with an adult. Mother Goose is in the house and ready to share stories, rhymes, games and a craft. Here’s your chance to dance to Wobbleton with Gus the Goose.

Friday, Nov. 8 (10 a.m.) MATH SANDWICH: BOOKMAKING BY THE NUMBERS – For grades K-5. Create mixed media artists’ books using simple and complex math concepts like multiplication, division and basic geometry.

Please register for these programs online at cuyahogalibrary.org, calling 871-6392, or when you stop in at the library, 502 Cahoon Road. We look forward to seeing you!

Joyce Sandy

I'm a staff member at the Bay Village Library working in the Children's Department.

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Volume 5, Issue 22, Posted 10:22 AM, 10.29.2013