Upcoming events at Bay Village Branch Library

October is National Book Month, so why not stop by the Bay Village branch library to pick up some books? As the weather cools down, it is the perfect time to cozy up with a great read. While you're here check out one of our programs. We have something for all ages.

Also, please stop by the Bay Cares Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., to learn about the many volunteer opportunities in Bay Village. Take your hobby or interests – gardening, biking, writing, acting, music, democracy, education, history, sustainability, animals and more – to the next level, make new friends and make a difference in our community!

CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT

Thursday, Oct. 2 (11 a.m.) Whooo's Ready for School? – Help your preschooler make the transition into their first year of school. Explore hands-on alphabet activity stations together to build early reading and writing skills. For ages 4-5 with a caregiver.

Tuesdays, Oct. 7 and 14 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – Caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months are invited to join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tuesdays, Oct. 7 and 14 (1:30 p.m.); Thursdays, Oct. 9 and 16 (11:00 a.m.) Preschool Storytime– Caregivers and their children ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten) are invited to join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tuesday, Oct, 14 (7 p.m.) Tots Dance and Music - Families with children ages 2-1/2 to 6 years will have a great time dancing and moving to music with bean bags, scarves and more. Get your boogie shoes on and feel the beat!

Wednesdays, Oct. 1, 8, 15 (9:30 a.m.) Baby & Me Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages birth to 18 months. Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books.

Wednesday, Oct. 1 and 8 (7 p.m.); Fridays, Oct. 3 and 10 (9:30 a.m.) Family Storytime – Children of all ages and their adult caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.Ā

Wednesday, Oct. 8 (4 p.m.) Brain Builders – Build your brain power with hands-on activities that revolve around math.

Saturday, Oct. 11 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime – This storytime is designed specifically for children with special needs and their families. This program incorporates a schedule board, double visuals, and sensory opportunities for participants as well as a half-hour socialization time following the program.

TEEN DEPARTMENT

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (3:15 p.m.) Teen Zone – Video games, challenges, arts and more. Join us for something fun to do after school most every Tues/Wed/Thurs. Check for details. Parents must sign one permission form that is good for all fall programs.

ADULT DEPARTMENT

Saturday, Oct. 4 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) Bay Cares Fall Fest – Join us for the second annual Bay Cares Volunteer Fair, a partnership between the library and the Westlake | Bay Village Observer. This event will be expanded this year as part of a Fall Fest. Community groups will have informational tables throughout the library, with fall crafts, music and even tasty refreshment from the DonutLab food truck outside! Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Library.

Monday, Oct. 6 (7 p.m.) Walt's World! The Life of Walt Disney – For 43 years, Walt Disney gave us more than 100 award-winning films, documentaries and television shows and built an empire that lives today. In this fascinating Lives and Legacies presentation by Carol Lucas, we'll learn about Walt's life and times, and how he and his peers worked their magic.

Thursday, Oct. 9 (7 p.m.) No Mopes Allowed – If you like no-nonsense crime-busting, straight-shooting opinions, and offbeat humor, join Chief David Oliver from the Brimfield Police Department as he shares stories from his book, "No Mopes Allowed: A Small Town Police Chief Rants and Babbles about Hugs and High Fives, Meth Busts, Internet Celebrity, and Other Adventures." A book signing will follow the presentation.

Tuesday, Oct. 14 (10 a.m.) Rock and Roll History: A Journey in Sounds, 1949 to 1964 – Join us for a trip down memory lane. Joel Keller will present the pioneers of rock 'n' roll that you may have never heard of. Listen to "one-hit wonders" of the '40s and '50s as different genres are presented.

Tara McGuinness

CCPL - Bay Village Branch, Adult Reference Staff

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