Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

As the world celebrates the Summer Olympics, the Bay Village branch library is hosting a few programs to help children feel part of this massive event. Children in grades 1-4 can learn about South America through folktales, crafts, and music on Wednesday, Aug. 10. And on Friday, Aug. 12, the Children's Museum of Cleveland will join us to let children ages 2-3 try out kid-friendly variations of the games. Please see below for more details on these events and other upcoming programs at the library.


Storytimes: Our weekly storytimes are on hiatus for the month of August. Please join us again in September. In the meantime, we're still continuing our poolside storytimes on Mondays and Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. through Aug. 24 at the Bay Village pool.

Wednesday, Aug. 10 (2 p.m.) Say Ola to South America – Grades 1-4: Let’s travel to South America to get ready for the Olympics!You will experience the culture through folktales, music and crafts as you learn about the region and the inhabitants of this exotic locale.

Friday, Aug. 12 (10 a.m.) Little Olympians – Ages 2-3 with caregiver: Celebrate the spirit of the Olympic Games with the Children’s Museum of Cleveland. Learn about the sports featured in the Olympics and try out a kid-friendly variations of the games. Practice balance in rhythmic gymnastics and make a ribbon twirler. Everyone’s a champion!

Thursday, Aug. 18 (2 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Grades 3-4: Join us to discuss "Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics" by Chris Grabenstein. Copies of the book will be available one month before the discussion. A parent/guardian must sign a release form before the program.


Wednesday, Aug. 10 (7 p.m.) Stadiums of Cleveland – Stroll down memory lane with a look at Cleveland’s League Park, home to the Cleveland baseball team until 1946. Then move on to Municipal Stadium, from construction to demolition, and the events held there: baseball, football, concerts and more. This virtual tour closes with a brief look at Progressive Field and FirstEnergy Stadium.

Tuesday, Aug. 16 (7 p.m.) Navigating the Golden Years – A panel of professionals including an Aging Life Care Professional, an Elder Care Attorney, and more will discuss options and resources to enable seniors and their children to make decisions that will promote the highest possible quality of life.

Thursday, Aug. 18 (7 p.m.) Disappearance of Beverly Potts – Join Dr. James J. Badal, author of "Twilight of Innocence: The Disappearance of Beverly Potts," and Mark Wade Stone, documentary filmmaker and the producer of the Emmy Award-winning "Dusk and Shadow: The Mystery of Beverly Potts," as they reexamine the events leading up to Beverly Potts’s disappearance and the subsequent police investigation.

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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