Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Stevie Wonder has provided us with wonderful music for decades. This influential musician is the subject of the Bay Village branch library's first Jazz/Music Icon series presentation. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. to hear live music and lecture on this popular American musician and his impact on the recording and music industry. Then join us again on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. for the second presentation, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.


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)
  • Fridays (10 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Thursday, Sept. 22 (4 p.m.)  Let's Play Library Bingo – Grades 3-5: Before we play Bingo, we'll share a story or two and talk about the library-themed categories in the game. Then it will be game on!

Saturday, Oct. 8 (11 a.m.) Kids Cartoon – Grades 3-5: Join a guest artist in the graphic design field as you learn how to draw cartoons and comic strips, and practice drawing your own! Registration required.


Wednesdays (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, experiments and more!

Wednesday, Sept. 21 (3 p.m.) Discover Your CreaTOONity! – Grades 5 & up: This program is filled with original illustrations and stories as well as fun "draw along" characters. Discover your personal drawing style and learn to create your own entertaining cartoon characters. Led by cartoonist Jeff Nicholas.


Saturday, Oct. 1 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)  Bay Cares Fall Fest – Join us for another round of community service-inspired fun! The Observer’s fourth annual volunteer fair, hosted in partnership with the Bay Village Library. Tables will be arranged throughout the interior of the library for group representatives to display materials and chat with residents. The event will also feature fall-themed kids activities and free refreshments.

Tuesday, Oct. 4 (7 p.m.) Thrive at CCPL: Are You Fully Charged? – This month's Thrive at CCPL theme is "Happiness at Work." One of the most powerful drivers of happiness at work is the ability to work from our strengths. In this experience, we'll preview best-selling author and senior Gallup researcher Tom Rath's book "Are You Fully Charged?" and learn how everyday habits and mindsets can fuel our happiness.

Wednesday, Oct. 5 (7 p.m.) Cleveland Beer History – The 8th Annual Cleveland Beer Week is Oct. 14-23. From the early 1800s when Cleveland was just being established, taverns which also served as rooming houses were likely brewing their own ales and porters for their customers. Today there has been renewed interest in craft beer. Join us for a presentation of the book "Cleveland Beer: History & Revival in the Rust Belt" by authors Leslie Basalla and Peter Chakerian. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch and in collaboration with the Bay Village Historical Society.

Friday, Oct. 7 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join library staff for this monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus in the Sullivan Gallery. Copies of this month's title, "Little Bee" by Chris Cleave, will be available at the library and BAYarts one month prior to the discussion. No registration required. 

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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