Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

We have some great programs coming up this month including a preview of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners of 2015. Established in 1935 by Edith Anisfield Wolf, the awards recognize books that have made contributions to our understanding of diversity and racism. Please join us as Karen Long, manager of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, talks about the newly announced 2015 winners at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15.


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

  • Mondays, April 13 and 20 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, April 14 and 21 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, April 14 and 21  (1:30 p.m.) Preschool Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten).
  • Wednesdays, April 8 and 15  (9:30 a.m.) Baby & Me Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages birth to 18 months.
  • Thursdays, April 9 and 16 (11 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – For caregivers and their children ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten).
  • Thursdays, April 9 and 16 (7 p.m.) Family Storytime – For children of all ages with a caregiver.
  • Fridays, April 10 and 17 (9:30 a.m.) Family Storytime – For children of all ages and a caregiver.

Saturday, April 11 (11 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 1/2-hour socialization time following the program.

Thursday, April 16 (4 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Children in grades 3-4 are invited to enjoy cookies as we discuss a good book. Copies of the book will be available one month before the discussion.


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.

Wednesday, April 15 (3:15 p.m.) Round Table: Spring – 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.


Wednesday, April 8 (7 p.m.) Terry Pluto: Glory Days in Tribe Town – Just in time for opening day! Join us as Terry Pluto talks baseball and presents his book co-written with Tom Hamilton, "Glory Days in Tribe Town." A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

Tuesday, April 14 (10 a.m.) Russian Folk Music: Balalaika Virtuoso – Join us for a fun-filled and fascinating program of Russian music and anecdote. Oleg Kruglyakov will play classical music as well as folk using a balalaika, a Russian 3-stringed triangular instrument. Presented in collaboration with Dwyer Memorial Senior Center.

Wednesday, April 15 (7 p.m.) Anisfield Books Awards: A Preview – Join Karen Long, manager of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards as she presents the newly announced award-winning books. The history of the awards, held in Cleveland each year, will also be presented as well as the process of selection by the renowned panel of judges.

Thursday, April 16 (7 p.m.) Master Gardeners: Smart Solutions for Shade Gardening – Join the Master Gardeners as they present how to create a beautiful garden in moist or dry shade.

Monday, April 20 (7 p.m.) History of the Federal Reserve – Celebrate Money Smart Week (April 18-25). Join us for a fascinating look at money as the history, development and activities of the Federal Reserve are shared.

Tuesday, April 21 (7 p.m.) Full Circle: The 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.

Please register to attend the programs online at cuyahogalibrary.org, call us at 440-871-6392, 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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