Upcoming programs at the Bay Village Branch Library

The Bay Library is now ready to start the new year and we can’t wait to get the storytimes and programs started! After the cold weather and all of the problems that it brought, we’re anxious to get the programs going and greet our patrons again! Please join us for the following programs and specials, or browse the collection to see what’s new. We’ll see YOU soon!


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 program.

Wednesday, Feb. 5 (7 p.m.) ALA NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2014 – Join us as Beachwood Branch Manager Bill Kelly, Chair of the American Library Association’s Notable Books Council, presents the fiction and nonfiction books selected for this year’s list.


Tuesday, Feb. 4 (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 or helping the library or other organizations.

Thursday, Feb. 13 (3:30 p.m.) DIVINE CHOCOLATES – For grades 6-12. Join us for a chocolate lover’s dream with hands-on chocolate making, an Unwrap the Hershey’s Kisses relay, and our Can You Name That Candy Bar contest. A parent/guardian must sign a release form before the program.


Saturday, Feb. 8 (10:30 a.m.) SENSORY STORYTIME – For ages 3-6. Join us for a sensory storytime designed specifically for children with special needs and their families.

Monday, Feb. 10 (11 a.m.) WHOOO’S READY FOR SCHOOL? KINDERGARTEN READINESS: SHAPES – For ages 4-5 with a caregiver. Help your preschooler make the transition into their first year of school. Explore hands-on activity stations together.

Monday, Feb. 10 (4 p.m.) ART ON WHEELS VALENTINE GIFT MAKING – For grades K-5. Carolina Martin of Art on Wheels is back! Celebrate Valentine’s Day by using recycled materials to make gifts for family, friends and senior citizens in nursing homes.


Monday, Jan. 20 (11 a.m.) SING FOR FREEDOM – For ages 4 and up. Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Muszikat-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 register to attend the programs by calling 440-871-6392, by going online to cuyahogalibrary.org, or when you stop in to visit the library at 502 Cahoon Road. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Joyce Sandy

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

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