Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to join us at the Bay Village branch library on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m. to learn some tricks of the trade for ghoulish make-up. Katie Lane, a consultant, makeup artist, and actor for haunted attractions will show you how to apply makeup that's sure to be a hit for Halloween.


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

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.

Thursday, Oct. 13 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientists: Rubber Band Powered Racers – Grades K- 2: Join us for a hands-on science program building a rubber band racer and testing its abilities.

Saturday, Oct. 15 (10:30 a.m.) Sensory Storytime – Join us for a program 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.

Wednesday, Oct. 19 (5:30 p.m.) National Chemistry Week: Solving Mysteries through Chemistry – Grades 3-6: Come join us for fun, hands on activities that let you get close to the action! Be prepared to get in and get messy. Led by volunteers from the American Chemical Society. We invite families to stay and participate. 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!

Saturday, Oct. 15 (10 a.m.) ACT/SAT Practice Test – Need to take the SAT or ACT? Take a free practice test first! Sylvan Learning Center will give you the opportunity to take either test during this workshop. Please bring a No. 2 pencil and graphing/scientific calculator to the exam.

Monday, Oct. 17 (6:30 p.m.) Young Innovators: Aerospace – Interested in learning with NASA scientists? Each session we'll explore a different aspect of the interdisciplinary fields in aerospace engineering. The NASA-run series will involve basic, intermediate and advanced skills exploring subjects such as aerodynamics, orbital mechanics, and structural mechanics through various fun and engaging hands-on projects. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about the basics of astronomy, piloting an airplane, and designing a rocket for space exploration through computer simulations. Release form signed by parent or guardian is required. Participants may be recorded and/or surveyed to capture program’s effectiveness.


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.

Thursday, Oct. 27 (7 p.m.) Tales from the Eerie Shore: Ghosts of Ohio – Join us for an evening of storytelling with award-winning authors, ghost hunters and para-historians Theresa Argie and Cathi Weber – aka The Haunted Housewives. Gather 'round our virtual campfire for true tales of ghoulish ghosts and creepy cryptids. Ohio’s Heartland is filled with strange creatures, fascinating places and restless spirits. It’s a spine-tingling tour of the most interesting paranormal hotspots of the North Coast and beyond!

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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