Upcoming programs at Bay Village branch library

The Poky Little Puppy, Tootle, Scuffy the Tugboat – these are just a few of the Golden Books that may conjure up fond childhood memories. Join us at the Bay Village branch library on Monday, Sept. 18, at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate 75 years of Little Golden Books and share in the joy with the 3- to 6-year-old in your life as they listen to stories and do activity stations.


  • 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

Monday, Sept. 11 (11 a.m.) Homeschool: Creative Writing – Grades 4-8: Follow fun writing prompts and even go outside for ideas as we flex our writing muscles!

Wednesday, Sept. 13 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientists: Kaleid-O-Mania – Grades K-2: Join us for a hands-on science program creating simple kaleidoscopes.

Monday, Sept. 18 (6:30 p.m.) Still Golden: Celebrating 75 years of Little Golden Books

Thursday, Sept. 21 (4 p.m.) American Girl: Felicity – Grades 2-4: Learn about the times and cultures that the doll Felicity represents through discussion, crafts and snacks. Feel free to bring your doll to the program if you have one!


Wednesdays, Sept 6 and 13 (3 p.m.) Teen ZoneGrades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! This program may include activities that could be considered harmful. In order for your child to participate in these, you must sign the Release and Hold Harmless form which can be found at cuyahogalibrary.org/parent-options.

Thursday, Sept. 7 (3 p.m.) Write On! – Grades 5-8: Join us for fun, quirky and challenging writing exercises and activities to get your creativity flowing. Registration required.

Wednesday, Sept. 20 (3 p.m.) 3D Body Imagery – Grades 5-10: This workshop led by the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning will allow teens to use their bodies to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional images. Participants will discuss topics of interest and then identify words or shapes that portray those images. Working as partners, participants will create those words or shapes with their bodies and will scan themselves using Structure Sensor equipment. The scanned images will be printed on Cuyahoga County Public Library's 3D printer. Registration required.


Monday, Sept. 11 (6:30 p.m.) Keep Calm and Color On – Studies show that coloring can have a calming effect on the mind. Coloring bookmarks and pages from books designed especially for adults, as well as pens, markers and pencils will be provided.

Friday, Sept. 15 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff to discuss this month's book, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" by Anthony Marra, on the BAYarts campus on the porch of the Fuller House. Copies of the books will be available at the library and BAYarts.

Tuesday, Sept. 19 (7 p.m.) NEO Public Policy Series: "Ohio Drug Price Relief Act" Ballot Issue – The Ohio Drug Price Relief Act is a citizen-initiated statute slated for the November ballot. It would require the state of Ohio to pay no more for prescription drugs than the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which has negotiated a discount of up to 40 percent. Is this a good idea? Panelists will include people on both sides of the issue. Moderator: Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland.com.

Saturday, Sept. 23 (2 p.m.) History of Cleveland Botanical Garden – Go down memory lane with boathouses, books, and the famous White Elephant sale. Archival photographs highlighting the Garden's illustrious past are presented along with highlights from the archives. Librarian Gary Esmonde will offer a slide show presentation of the Garden's long and exciting history beginning in 1916 up to the present-day merger with Holden Arboretum.

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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