Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library


  • 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, Oct. 11 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientists: Eye Spy – Grades K 2: Join us for a hands-on science program to build a periscope. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. 

Thursday, Oct. 19 (4 p.m.) American Girl: Josefina – Grades 2-4: Learn about the times and cultures that the doll Josefina represents through discussion crafts and snacks. Feel free to bring your doll to the program if you have one! Parents must sign a Release and Hold Harmless form prior to the program. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. 

Friday, Oct. 20 (10 a.m.) Play, Learn, and Grow – Ages birth-3 years with parent or caregiver. Children will play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere while parents meet and learn from community health experts.


Wednesday, Oct. 4 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more!

Thursday, Oct. 5 (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, Oct. 18 (3 p.m.) 2D Animation: Keyframes with Krita – Ages 11-18: Get an inside glimpse at the rich history and process of animation as well as first-hand experience using industry standard digital animation techniques and software. During this two-hour introductory session students will digitally design drawings to bring to life through the 12 principles of animation. Using the open-source program Krita budding animators will be able to get their hands on competitive tools to create digital art and animation. This software offers a variety of sophisticated tools and options similar to what one might find in Adobe programs such as Photoshop and Flash. Once finished with the session students will be able to continue to use their new knowledge by downloading the free program on their devices at home. This program will be limited to first 25 participants.


Friday, Oct. 6 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends neighbors and library staff for this monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus on the porch of the Fuller House. Copies of this month's book, "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders, is available at the library and BAYarts.

Saturday, Oct. 7 (2 p.m.) Escape Room: Phantom of the Opera – Erik has taken hostages at the opera house. You are locked in the cellar/meeting room along with a group of other operagoers. You have 45 minutes to find the code and escape before the Opera House is destroyed. Please join us for this fun event. Registration required.

Monday, Oct. 9 (7 p.m.) Beneath Cleveland: Lost Cemeteries of Cuyahoga County – Author William G. Krejci will discuss and sign copies of his book, "Buried Beneath Cleveland." As towns grew in Cuyahoga County during the late 1800s, many of its cemeteries were relocated to make room for urban sprawl. But not all of these graves made the journey. Discover the eerie history of Cuyahoga County’s forgotten dead.

Tuesday, Oct. 10 (7 p.m.) Ohio Sports History: The Put-in-Bay Road Races – Local author Carl Goodwin will talk about "The Put-In-Bay Road Races." After the presentation, copies of the book will be available for sale. 

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

Volume 9, Issue 19, Posted 10:14 AM, 10.03.2017