Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Laura Ingalls Wilder captured our hearts through her "Little House" books and the adaptation on television, join us as we commemorate her birthday at the Bay Village branch library on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. We'll celebrate with crafts, snacks and hands-on activities. We'll also read excerpts from her books and learn about her life and times in Walnut Grove. Come help celebrate one of America's beloved pioneer girls.


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

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months.
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Thursdays (6:45 p.m.) Sensory Storytime – 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 schedule board, double visuals and sensory opportunities for participants as well as socialization time following the program.
  • Fridays (10 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Wednesday, Feb. 10 (7:00 p.m.) It's Electric – Join us as we explore static electricity with simple hands-on experiments. For grades K-2. Registration required.

Saturday, Feb. 13 (11 a.m.) A Little House Birthday in the Big Woods – It’s Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday, let’s celebrate with pioneer crafts, snacks and other hands-on activities! For grades 1-4.


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!

Saturday, Feb. 6 (9:30 a.m.) Practice ACT test – Take this free, full-length practice test provided by the Princeton Review. Please bring No. 2 pencils and calculator to the exam.

Thursday, Feb. 18 (3 p.m.) Tween Book DiscussionJoin us as we discuss the book "Sure Signs of Crazy" with author Karen Harrington via Skype! For grades 5-8.


Wednesdays (6:30 p.m.) E-Book and Downloadables Assistance – Drop in for assistance with downloading books, magazines and audiobooks on your portable device. Familiarity with your device, and account access information, is recommended. Every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 3 (7 p.m.) Best Books of 2015 – Join us as the CCPL Adult Services Manager Bill Kelly introduces some of the Best Books of 2015. A jurist on the Andrew Carnegie Medal Committee and former Chair of the ALA Notable Books Council, he is recognized locally as a “Literary Guru” for his reading recommendations to many library customers and friends.

Friday, Feb. 12 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff for this monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus in the Sullivan Gallery. Copies of this month's book, "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis will be available at the library and BAYarts one month prior to the discussion. No registration required. 

Monday, Feb. 22 (7 p.m.) Cleveland TV Tales – Authors Mike Olszewski and Janice Olszewski present behind-the-screen stories of local TV from their book, Cleveland TV Tales. A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.

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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