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

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. 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.

Wednesday, Oct. 25 and Nov. 8 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more!

Thursday, Nov. 2 (3 p.m.) Write On! – Join us for fun, quirky and challenging writing exercises and activities to get your creativity flowing. Registration required. 


Thursday, Oct. 26 (7 p.m.) Non-Fiction Book Discussion and Documentary – Join us as we discuss the book "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore and watch excerpts of a related documentary. Books are available at the checkout desk.

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

Friday, Nov. 10 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff for this month's discussion at BAYarts on the porch of the Fuller House. Copies of this month's book, "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, are available at the library and BAYarts. No registration required.

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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