Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Help us celebrate local student artists at the Bay Village branch library Show Your Colors Art Reception on Saturday, March 5. Come admire the art projects, enjoy refreshments and watch the prize announcements. The seventh- and eighth-grade reception will start at 2 p.m. The fifth- and sixth-grade reception will start at 3 p.m. We hope you can join us in honoring young artists.


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, March 2 (7 p.m.) Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss – It will be a Seussapalooza! We'll celebrate with stories, silly games and a craft.

Thursday, March 17 (3 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Children in grades 3-4 are invited to join us to discuss a good book. Copies of this month's book, "Skellig" by David Almond, will be available one month before the discussion.

Saturday, March 19 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory School Age Program – Geared for children who are developmentally at the kindergarten to fifth-grade age level, this program is designed specifically for children with special needs and their families. First we will build with Lego building blocks. Then we will have the option to use our creations to make a stop-motion animation movie. Registration required.


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!

Thursday, March 10 (3 p.m.) Teen Coding Club – Grades 5-8: Want to crack into computer programming? Each session we'll explore different tools to create web pages, make video games, program robots and more. Bring an email account (for which you know the password), and make sure to bring a flash drive to save your work.


Monday, March 7 (7 p.m.) Cleveland Police Museum: The Eliot Ness Years – Rebecca McFarland, internationally recognized expert on the life and times of Eliot Ness, will join us to present a comprehensive picture of Ness during his Cleveland years. He came to Cleveland in 1935 as safety director to clean up rampant police corruption. He formed “The Untouchables” group and set about greatly reducing crime and corruption in the seven years he held the office.

Wednesday, March 9 (7 p.m.) Cleveland's Civic Minded Inventor – Garrett Morgan, the son of former slaves, moved north from the segregated south and went on to become a self-made businessman in Cleveland. Hear the story of how his inventions, the first safety hood (a breathing apparatus like a gas mask) and the traffic signal revolutionized public safety in the automobile age.

Friday, March 18 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join us for this monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus in the Sullivan Gallery. This month's title, "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel, is available at the library or BAYarts.

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 8, Issue 5, Posted 9:38 AM, 03.01.2016