Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

With the holidays approaching, you may be thinking of ways to keep your meals healthier this year. On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Heinen's will join us at the Bay Village Branch Library to talk about alternative dishes and healthy additions to your traditional meals. Please join us and get a jumpstart on your holiday plans.


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

  • Mondays, Nov. 9 and 16  (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, Nov. 10 and 17  (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays, Nov. 10 and 17  (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18 (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays, Nov. 5, 12 and 19  (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays, Nov. 6 and 13 (10 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Thursday, Nov. 19 (4 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Children in grades 3-4 are invited to join us to discuss a good book. Copies of the book will be available one month before the discussion. A parent/guardian must sign a release form before the program. Refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Library.

Friday, Nov. 6 (11 a.m.) Whooo's Ready for School? Kindergarten Readiness – Help your preschooler (ages 4 & 5) make the transition into their first year of school. Explore hands-on activity stations together in this month's theme, Shapes. Build math and literacy skills.

Saturday, Nov. 14 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime - This storytime is designed specifically for children with special need 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. Registration requested.


Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Students in grades 5 and up can stop in to enjoy fun apps, book discussions, video games, community service, challenges and more! Parents need to sign only one permission form for the school year.

Saturday, Nov. 7 (9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) Girls Coding Workshop – Girls in grades 5-8 will build their own coding projects in this hands-on workshop. Offering a unique mix of experience building a project and mentoring from real professionals in technical fields, this coding workshop provides a great opportunity to learn technical and creative skills from trained practitioners. Lunch will be provided. Registration required and release forms will need to be signed by parent/guardian prior to participation.

Thursday, Nov. 12 (3 p.m.) Get to the Point! Painting Workshop: Georges Seurat – For teens grade 5 & up. Georges Seurat is best known for originating the Pointillist method of painting. Learn what point Seurat made by using this painting technique then create your own unique painting using small dot-like strokes of color with professional artist JoAnn DePolo.


Wednesday, Nov. 11 (7 p.m.) Healthier Holidays with Heinen's – Heinen's of Bay Village will share healthy holiday food ideas as an addition or alternative to the traditional dishes usually served.

Thursday, Nov. 12 (7 p.m.) Michael Heaton: Plain Dealer Columnist and Author – Michael Heaton will talk about his career as a journalist and share stories from his book, "Truth and Justice for Fun and Profit: Collected Reporting." A book sale and signing will follow.

Tara McGuinness

CCPL - Bay Village Branch, Adult Reference Staff

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