Upcoming programs at the Bay Village Library
We wish everyone a very happy and healthy 2014! We know that one of your resolutions is to read more, and a trip to the library is the best place to start! Come in and check out the displays to find your next book, find a book on CD to listen to as you travel, or choose a movie for those warm nights inside. We invite you to stop in and ask us for suggestions or browse the collection to find what you need. Programs, specials, storytimes and author visits are scheduled to entertain and inform you. Please join us!
Wednesday, Jan. 8 (1:30 p.m.) WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BOOK DISCUSSION – Join us to discuss "The Silver Star" by Jeannette Walls.
Tuesday, Jan. 14 (10 a.m.) SPIRITS IN THE RHODES MANSION – County Archivist Judy Cetina will talk about the spirits that occupy the Rhodes House and share information about the County Archives, its services and its holdings.
Wednesday, Jan. 22 (7 p.m.) HOCKEY IN CLEVELAND – Spanning 10 decades and four different arenas, hockey in Northeast Ohio has a rich history. Join us as local author Jon Sladek talks about writing his recent book "Hockey in Cleveland." A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.
Tuesday, Jan. 21 (3:30 p.m.) MUSIC MIXING WITH GARAGE BAND FOR IPAD – For grades 6-12. Lay tracks, play "Garage Band’s" unique Smart Instruments and keep your creations by emailing them to your account! Parents must sign a release form in order to participate.
Thursday, Jan. 16 (3:30 p.m.) JUNIOR ENGINEERING CLUB – For ages 8-12. Bring your ideas and imagination! Get together once a month with other students and have fun creating all kinds of structures.
Saturday, Jan. 18 (11 a.m.) MOVIN AND GROOVIN – For ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy a story then put on your dancing shoes for some fun movin' and groovin' to the music!
Saturday, Jan. 11 (10:30 a.m.) SENSORY STORYTIME – For ages 3-6. Join us for this storytime designed specifically for children with special needs and their families. The program incorporates a schedule board, double visuals and sensory opportunities for participants as well as a 30-minute socialization time following the program.
Saturday, Jan. 11 (11:30 a.m.) 3,2,1, COUNT ON FUN FOR WINTER – For ages 18 months to 5 years with a caregiver. Enjoy a class filled with games, stories, dancing and activities based around the theme of numbers! Discover how much fun you can have with numbers and counting in this one-time Baby Signs class with certified instructor Bridget Daley.
Monday, Jan. 13 (11 a.m.) WHOOO’S READY FOR SCHOOL – KINDERGARTEN READINESS – For ages 4 and 5 with a caregiver. Help your preschooler make the transition into their first year of school. Explore hands-on activity stations together.
Monday, Jan. 13 (7 p.m.) BOOKTALK – For grades 5-8 with an adult. Discuss great books and enjoy a fun activity, snacks and some fun time with a favorite family member. Books are available at the Teen Desk one month before the discussion.
Thursday, Jan. 16 (7 p.m.) FAMILIES READING TOGETHER – For families with children ages 8-12. Discuss a good book, try a related activity and enjoy a treat. Books will be available at the checkout desk one month before the program.
Friday, Jan. 17 (11 a.m.) THE COMEDY MAGIC OF MICHAEL MAGE – For all ages. Michael Mage incorporates comedy and endless audience participation into a nonstop laughter show that you have to see to believe. No two shows are ever the same!
Monday, Jan. 20 (11 a.m.) SING FOR FREEDOM – For families with children ages 4 and up. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Muszlat-Shalom! Enjoy listening to music of the Civil Rights Movement when people sang as they marched, and learn more about events of the era. There will be a peace craft at the end.
Please join us for these programs to get the year started off right! You can register online at cuyahogalibrary.org, call us at 871-6392 or stop in the library at 502 Cahoon Road. We look forward to your visit!
I'm a staff member at the Bay Village Library working in the Children's Department.