Upcoming programs at Bay Village branch library

Colson Whitehead's National Book Award winner, "The Underground Railroad," Pulitzer Prize winner "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen, and "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance were some of the great reads of 2016. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., Bill Kelly – CCPL Adult Services Manager and a jurist on the Andrew Carnegie Medal Committee – will discuss his picks for the best books of 2016. Join us to find out about titles you may have missed and should add to your reading list.

Other upcoming programs at the library include:


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

Wednesday, Feb. 1 (3:15 p.m.) Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Ages 2-5 with caregiver: Drop off your stuffed animal at the Bay Village Library on Jan. 31 any time between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Join us the next day for a stuffed animal sleepover party with stories, crafts and activities when you pick up your favorite stuffed friend. One stuffed animal per child.


Wednesdays, Jan. 25, Feb. 1 and 8 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, experiments and more! Registration required.

Thursday, Feb. 2 (3 p.m.) Write On – Grades 5-8: Join us for fun, quirky and challenging writing exercises and activities to get your creativity flowing.


Wednesday, Feb. 8 (7 p.m.) Best Books of 2016 - See description above.

Friday, Feb. 10 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Books Discussion - Join friends, neighbors and library staff for a monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus in the Sullivan Gallery. Copies of this month's book, "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi, will be available at the library and BAYarts one month prior to the discussion.

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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