Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Cuyahoga County Public Library's “Great Books for Kids” has arrived at the Bay Village branch library just in time for your holiday shopping. Filled with book selections divided by age, it contains summaries of titles for ages birth to 18 years. All of the books featured in Great Books for Kids have been selected by our very own librarians, so you know they’re the very best. Pick up your copy and get great book and gift ideas for the children in your life!


*Weekly storytimes will be on hiatus for month of December. Please join us again in January.

Tuesday, Dec. 1 (6:45 p.m.) and Wednesday, Dec. 2 (10 a.m.) Play, Learn and Grow – Children ages birth-5 years and a caregiver are invited to this casual, drop-in play program. Age-appropriate toys will be available for the children while the adults mingle. Check out the many toys available through our library toy catalog that you can take home.

Monday, Dec. 7-Wednesday, Dec. 23 (all day) Make and Take Seasonal Craft – Stop by and make a craft to take home

Tuesday, Dec. 8 (7 p.m.) Hour of Code: Code with Anna & Elsa – Grades 3 & 4. Use code to join Anna and Elsa as they explore the magic and beauty of ice. You'll create snowflakes and patterns as you ice-skate and make a winter wonderland.

Wednesday, Dec. 9 (7 p.m.) Scratch Digital Animation 101 – Grades 3 & 4. Learn how to create your own digital animation from Scratch! Join us as we explore, create and share our own stories, games, music and art. You must have your own email address.

Saturday, Dec. 12 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime – Join us for a program geared for children who are developmentally at the preschool level and specifically designed for children with special needs and their families. The program incorporates a scheduled board, double visuals and sensory opportunities for participants as well as socialization time following the program. Registration requested.

Thursday, Dec. 17 (4 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Children in grades 3-4 are invited to join us to discuss "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick. Copies of the book are 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.


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.

Thursday, Dec. 17 (3 p.m.) Tween Book Discussion – Join us for book soup, a discussion about all the great books you are reading!


Tuesday, Dec. 15 (7 p.m.) All Cleveland Access: The Rock and Roll Photography of Janet Macoska – Join Bay Village author Peter Chakerian and photojournalist Janet Macoska as they present their new book, "All Access Cleveland: The Rock and Roll Photography of Janet Macoska." A book sale and signing will follow the presentation. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch.

Wednesday, Dec. 16 (7 p.m.) Create Greeting Cards – This program for adults will consist of writing and designing greeting cards using different techniques and equipment.

Thursday, Dec. 17 (7 p.m.) Author Dennis Manoloff: From Andrews to Zastudil – Join us as Dennis Manoloff presents his book, "From Andrews to Zastudil: A Collection of the Plain Dealer Sportswriter Dennis Manoloff's Favorite Interviews." A book sale and signing will follow.

Tara McGuinness

CCPL - Bay Village Branch, Adult Reference Staff

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Volume 7, Issue 23, Posted 10:03 AM, 12.01.2015