Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Come celebrate Women's History Month at the Bay Village Branch Library by joining us for one of our programs celebrating historical women. On Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m., Katherine Kohl presents her program "Full Circle, the Cleveland Women." And on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m., actress Anne McEvoy will portray The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Join us for this program in which she brings the Titanic survivor and high society rule breaker to life.

We'd also like to invite you to show your support for local young artists at a reception for the Show Your Colors Art Exhibit on Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. Come and admire the artwork, enjoy refreshments and watch them receive their prizes.

Please see below for more information on these and other upcoming events.


Storytimes: Caregivers and their children are invited to enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplays, books and stories together. No registration is required.

  • Wednesdays, March 4 and 11 (9:30 a.m.) Baby & Me Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages birth to 18 months.
  • Thursdays, March 5 and 12 (11 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten).
  • Thursdays, March 5 and 12 (7 p.m.) Family Storytime – For children of all ages with a caregiver.
  • Fridays, March 6 and 13 (9:30 a.m.) Family Storytime – For children of all ages and a caregiver.
  • Mondays, March 9 and 16 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, March 10 and 17 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesday, March 10 and 17 (1:30 p.m.) Preschool Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten).

Wednesday, March 4 (4 p.m.) Brain Builder: Science –Love experimenting and making a mess in the name of science? Join us for hands-on fun and learn a thing or two about science.

Friday, March 13 (11 a.m.) Piggy Party – Children ages 5-8 are invited to join us for some Mo Willems Piggie & Elephant fun! Enjoy some fun books, create a pig mask and craft, play games and have a treat.

Saturday, March 14 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime – This storytime is designed specifically for children with special needs at a developmental age of 3 to 6 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.


Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (3:15 p.m.) Teen Zone – Video games, challenges, art and more! Join us for something fun to do after school most every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday! Check with the library for details. Parents need to sign one permission form, good for all of the fall programs. Programs provided courtesy of the Friends of the Bay Village Branch.

Saturday, March 7 (2 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.

Wednesday, March 11 (3:15 p.m.) Spring Roundtable – Students in grades 5-12. Join other teens at the Round TABLE and do what Teens At Bay Library Enjoy … whether it be projects that serve the community, help the library or sometimes just hang out and have fun together. This program is an on-going series and snacks will be provided. Registration is required, along with a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.  

Wednesday, March 18 (3:30 p.m.) Cake Decorating – Learn some basic skills in creative cake decorating! Get hands-on experience using frosting tips, a pastry bag and colored frosting, plus take home your decorated goodies! All supplies provided. Then, put your new cake decorating skills to use by entering the Bake-A-Book, Win-A-Nook contest, taking place Saturday, April 25, at the Parma-Snow branch library’s auditorium! Learn more at cuyahogalibrary.org/cake.


Wednesday, March 4 (7 p.m.) Full Circle – Cleveland Women – Join Katherine Kohl for an interesting look at the lives of women involved in making history in the Cleveland area as well as in our nation.

Tuesday, March 10 (10 a.m.) Frank Sinatra's Music: The Prime Years – Sinatra’s professional singing began in 1953 with Capitol Records. He achieved artistic heights with arrangers Nelson Riddle and Billy May and big band leaders like Basie and Ellington. Come enjoy an informational program celebrating Sinatra's music from 1953-1993. Presented in collaboration with Dwyer Memorial Senior Center.

Please register to attend the programs online at cuyahogalibrary.org, call us at 440-871-692, or stop in to the library at 502 Cahoon Road and register with a librarian.

Tara McGuinness

CCPL - Bay Village Branch, Adult Reference Staff

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