Upcoming programs at Bay Village branch library


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, Feb. 23 (7 p.m.) We're Going to the Dogs – Grades K-2: We'll share dog books, songs and rhymes and make treats which will be delivered to dogs at a local shelter.

Monday, March 6 (11 a.m.) Homeschool: Artist for a Day: Jackson Pollock – Grades 4-8: We'll learn about the artist and then create paintings in his different styles. Please wear old clothes and be prepared to get messy!

Thursday, March 9 (7 p.m.) What a Disaster: Hurricane Katrina – Grades: 3-4: Learn about Hurricane Katrina with hands-on science activities.


Wednesdays, Feb. 22, March 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.

Wednesday, March 8 (3 p.m.) Paint Like Van Gogh – Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings were not appreciated during his lifetime. Find out why his paintings are popular now and loved by millions today. Explore the life and times of this master artist then create a painting on canvas using Vincent’s techniques in this painting workshop with professional artist JoAnn DePolo.


Wednesday, Feb. 22 (7 p.m.) Pre-Oscar Party – You are invited to attend a pre-Oscar party to celebrate the upcoming 89th Academy Awards that will be televised on Sunday, Feb. 26. Come hear David Moss, Fox 8’s Mossman, talk about the Oscars including the rules, 24 award categories, and nominated films. Participants will have the opportunity to predict who they think will win and enter a contest for free movie tickets.

Wednesday, March 1 (7 p.m.) Author: Terry Pluto – Cleveland sports fans will enjoy listening to local author Terry Pluto, as he talks about his new book: "The Comeback: Lebron, The Cavs & Cleveland." A book sale and signing will follow.

Monday, March 6 (1:30 p.m.) Coloring for Calmness – Drop in and experience the latest trend in relaxation: adult coloring books! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help to promote overall wellness. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils, markers, or crayons will be provided. We'll color to some relaxing music. Refreshments will also be available.

Monday, March 6 (7 p.m.) Common Core Math for Parents – Better understand your student's math homework with helpful tips for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Friday, March 10 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff for a monthly book discussion. The March discussion will take place at the library. This month discuss "Nutshell" by Ian McEwan. Copies of the books 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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