Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Did you receive a new e-reader this holiday season? Learn how to borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, movies and music from our Digital Collection anytime, anywhere. Bring your device and passwords to the library Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and our staff will get you started. Our Digital Collection is available 24/7, 365 days a year, and there are never any late fees!


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

Tuesday, Jan. 17 (4 p.m.) Popcorn Olympics – Grades 3-6: Celebrate National Popcorn Day with the Popcorn Olympics! Join us for popcorn inspired games including the popcorn parachute game, popcorn distance throw, popcorn pick-up, popcorn shoe race and more!

Wednesday, Jan. 18 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientist: Rockets! – Join us for a hands-on science program building a simple rocket. We will then customize our rockets and compete in target practice.

Thursday, Jan. 19 (4 p.m.) Cookies and Books – Grades 3-5: Join us to discuss "Crenshaw" by Katherine Applegate. Copies of the book will be available one month before the discussion.

Saturday, Jan. 21 (10 a.m.)The Magic of Rick Smith Jr. – Join magician Rick Smith Jr. for a magic show that promises to amaze and astonish one and all! Rick Smith has performed his card tricks and magic on The Tonight Show, The Ellen Show and many other programs. Fun for all ages. Registration required.


Wednesday, Jan. 11, 18 and 25 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, experiments and more! Registration required.


Wednesday, Jan. 11 (7 p.m.) DIY Hot Cocoa Mix – Whether you are seeking a quick chocolate fix on a cold night without the high expense or unpronounceable ingredients or seeking a great gift idea, this program is for you. Participants will create their own hot cocoa mix and be introduced to sweet reads shared by the library staff. All supplies will be provided.

Monday, Jan. 23 (7 p.m.) Kill Da Wabbit: Opera in Pop Culture – What do Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Looney Tunes, British Airways, Apocalypse Now, The Marx Brothers and Citizen Kane have in common? Opera, of course! Opera is woven into the fabric of American popular culture, whether we realize it or not. This lecture draws attention to the ways in which the music and the plots of operas have become part of our everyday life. From The Simpsons to James Bond, the Great Lakes Light Opera will explore the best and worst references and homages to opera. This lecture is appropriate for both opera buffs and novices alike. Come watch clips, listen to recordings and even hear a live opera singer perform beloved tunes.

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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