Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Did you stop by our BAYarts book discussion last month? If not, you can still join us in July and August. This community discussion, held on the porch of the Fuller House, is a great way to talk about a featured book with Bay Village branch librarians. This month's title is "Us" by David Nicholls. Please join us on Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. for this book talk and don't forget to check out our other summer programs featured below.


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

  • Mondays, July 13 and 20 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, July 7, 14 and 21 (9:30 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Wednesdays, July 8, 15 and 22 (9:30 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays, July 9 and 16  (11 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Thursdays, July 9 and 16 (7 p.m.) Family Storytime – children of all ages
  • Fridays, July 10 and 17 (9:30 a.m.) Family Storytime – children of all ages

Mondays and Tuesdays until Aug. 18 (2 p.m.) Poolside Storytime – Cooling off at the Bay Village pool? Join one of our children's librarians during the 2 p.m. rest break for storytime.

Thursday, July 9 (11 a.m.) Whooo's Ready for Kindergarten? All About Me – Help your preschooler make the transition into their first year of school and develop independence and self awareness. Explore hands-on activity stations together. For ages 4-5 with a caregiver. Registration required.

Monday, July 6 to Friday, July 10 (10 a.m.) Chalk the Walk – Bring your imagination and creativity to the library and decorate our sidewalks with colored chalk after storytime all week. Budding artists of all ages are welcome!

Saturday, July 11 (10 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 of socialization time.


Friday, July 10 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff to discuss "Us" by David Nicholls. The discussion will be held on the porch of the Fuller House.

Tuesday, July 14 (10 a.m.) The Sly-Fanner Murders: The Birth of the Mayfield Road Mob – On Dec. 31, 1920, one of Cleveland's most sensational robberies occurred. As a result Wilfred Sly and George Fanner of the W.W. Sly Manufacturing Company were murdered. Join us as Allan May presents his book: "The Sly-Fanner Murders: The Birth of the Mayfield Road Mob, Cleveland's Most Notorious Mafia Gang." Book sale and signing to follow the presentation. This program is sponsored in partnership with Dwyer Memorial Senior Center.

Tuesday, July 14 (7 p.m.) Gardening by the Moon –  Our forefathers gardened by the moon, many using the words of wisdom found in the Farmer’s Almanac back in the 1800s. Find out which days are best for planting leafy above-the -earth crops and which days are best for weeding so you can keep those pesky weeds away with less work.

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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Volume 7, Issue 13, Posted 9:58 AM, 07.07.2015