Upcoming programs at Bay Village branch library

Calling all super hero and comic book fans! You'll want to join us at the Bay Village branch library on Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m.-noon, as we celebrate super hero and comic book day. Come dressed as your favorite super hero or villain and sharpen your skills at our action packed Super Hero Training Program. Themed crafts, activities, prizes, as well as gaming will be available. Also, don't forget to pick up your free comic book, while supplies last!


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

Thursday, April 21 (4 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, "Tiger Boy" by Mitali Perkins, will be available one month before the discussion.

Wednesday, April 27 (7 p.m.) Zip Line Marble Drop – Children in grades 3 & 4 are invited to challenge their engineering skills with our zip line marble drop. We will be modifying/designing a container that can drop a marble onto a target while moving down a zip line. The challenge is based on the 2009 NASA LCROSS mission to the moon to explore for water.

Saturday, April 30 (10:30 a.m.) Explore and More! – Ages 2-3 with caregiver: Let’s play with colors! We’ll spend our time with a story, activity stations, music, movement and more.

Monday, May 2 to Saturday, May 7 (All day) Mother's Day Craft – Drop in to share the story of "The Kiss Box" and make a Mother’s Day craft to take home.

Tuesday, May 3 (6:45 p.m.) or Wednesday, May 4 (10 a.m.) Play, Learn and Grow – For ages birth-3 years with parent or caregiver. Children will play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere while parents meet and learn from community health experts.

Thursday, May 5 (7 p.m.) It's an Elephant and Piggie Party – Grades K-2: Celebrate the publication of the final book in the Elephant and Piggie series with stories, activities and a craft.

Saturday, May 7 (10 a.m.) Super Hero and Comic Book Day – Join forces at the Bay Village Library to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! We will feature a selection of free comics while supplies last!


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, April 28 (6 p.m.) Better Rates Ahead: This Way to Real Refinancing Help – Is your house underwater? Learn how to refinance under the federal government’s Making Home Affordable Program.

Thursday, May 12 (7 p.m.) Claudia Taller: "30 Perfect Days: Finding Abundance in Ordinary Life" – Author Claudia Taller will join us to discuss her book, which challenges the reader to live more in tune with who they are and the author demonstrates tools that help people achieve abundance in ordinary life.

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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