Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie were two major players in jazz music. Their collaboration brought about a new style of jazz that became known as bebop. On Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., please join us at the Bay Village branch library for live performance – and lecture – by a talented jazz band. You won't want to miss this program featuring the cool sounds of 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, Nov. 3 (7 p.m.) We're Going Batty! – Grades K-2: Hear the story of Stellaluna followed by related bat activities and crafts.

Saturday, Nov. 12 (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.

Saturday, Nov. 12 (2 p.m.) Light Painting – Grades 2-5: Be amazed at how easy and fun it is to create pictures with Light Painting! Come use our iPads to take the pictures and use flashlights and other fun light sources to paint in the air with our light. Proof of the fun will be in the pictures!


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

Monday, Nov. 14 (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.

Wednesday, Nov. 16 (3 p.m.) Sound Board Art – Ages 11-14: In this workshop led by the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, participants will explore the intersection of art and technology. Teens will create interactive 2-D art using found objects and paint. Sound will be added to the visual imagery created through the use of Bare Conductive technology. Teens will utilize a water-based electric paint that, with the touch of a finger, will transmit pre-recorded sounds using Arduino-like Touch Boards. Teens will bring their art to life electronically by choosing different sounds to play through the circuit/sensor board.


Thursday, Nov. 3 (7 p.m.) Jazz Icons/Music Icons: Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie – Enjoy live performance and lecture on an iconic figure in jazz/music history. Explore the life of the artist as well as his music and its impact on the recording and music industry.

Tuesday, Nov. 8 (10 a.m.) iPad 101 – Learn the basics of using the iPad and how to take advantage of the library's great downloadable ebook and streaming audio/video collection! We will provide an iPad for you to use.

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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