Upcoming programs at the Bay Village Branch Library

Will March come in like a lion or a lamb this year? I think we’d all agree that we’re ready for some lamb-like weather! We welcome spring this month, return to Daylight Savings Time on March 9, and generally get ready for all of the things that the promise of nice weather brings! Be sure to make the Bay Village library a stop during your day – we’ll help you find just what you’re looking for.

Home improvement ideas and spring gardening books are here ready to be checked out. Little ones getting cabin fever? Check out the Toy Library Notebook! Find a toy your child would like, and request it just like a book is requested. New toy for your child to try, no expense for you. Keep the Toy Library in mind for the next playdate at your house! The library has many programs for all ages and interests. Please register for the ones you’d like to attend. We look forward to seeing you!

ADULT DEPARTMENT

Thursday, March 6, (7:30 p.m.) THURSDAY EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION – Join us for a discussion of the book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity" by Andrew Solomon.

Wednesday, March 12 (1:30 p.m.) WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BOOK DISCUSSION – Join us as we discuss "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier.

Wednesday, March 19 (7 p.m.) RETURN OF THE CAROUSEL – What goes around comes around. A representative from Cleveland’s Euclid Beach Park Carousel Society will present a history of Euclid Beach Park and the return of the carousel in its specially built pavilion in University Circle.

CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT

Tuesday, March 11 (1:30 p.m.) KINDERGARTEN READINESS: COUNTING – Join us after the Preschool Pals Storytimes for some hands-on exploration of numbers!

Tuesdays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 (6:30 p.m.) READER BOOT CAMP – For grades 1-3. Parents and their children who are struggling with reading skills are invited to a two-part program of information and fun! Parents join a learning specialist to learn tips for working with their children at home, while children remain with the librarian for fun reading-based activities. Then, families participate together.

Friday, March 7 (11 a.m.) FIRE AND ICE – For ages 5-12. Join us on this day off school for some science fun! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air, and even a special Mad Science "burp" potion will amaze you as you learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.

Saturday, March 15 (10:30 a.m.) SENSORY STORYTIME – Join us for a storytime designed specifically for children with special needs and their families.

Monday, March 17 (4 p.m.) GO GREEN FOR THE IRISH! – For grades K-5. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a story, a game and other fun activities.

MIXED AGES

Saturday, March 8 (2-4 p.m.) SHOW YOUR COLORS ART RECEPTION – Come one, come all! Show your support for local young artists at a reception for the Show Your Colors Art Exhibit. Admire the artwork, enjoy refreshments and watch the young people receive their prizes.

Sunday, March 16 (2 p.m.) TURN THE CORNER BAND IRISH CELEBRATION – Join us for this annual event! Turn the Corner Band returns with Irish music to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style.

Please register to attend these programs online at cuyahogalibrary.org, by calling 440-871-6392, or when you stop in to visit at 502 Cahoon Road.

Joyce Sandy

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

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