Upcoming programs at Bay Village branch library

The Cuyahoga County Public Library's annual Great Book for Kids guide is back just in time for your holiday shopping. This year, we're selling a few select titles at our branches. Stop by the library to buy or check out a copy of one of these recommended reads.

The library will be closing at 5:30 p.m on Wednesday, Nov. 22, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 24.


Storytimes will be on hiatus for the month of December. Please join us at a storytime below through the month of November.

  • 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, Dec. 4 (11 a.m.) Homeschool: Coaster Challenge – Grades 4-8: Build roller coasters and then test their limits. Can you meet the challenge?

Tuesday, Dec. 5 (7 p.m.) Hour of Code – Grades 3-4: Celebrate Computer Science Education Week by coding your own game. Registration required. 

Friday, Dec. 8 (10 a.m.) Tots Dance – Join us for a rocking good time as we share books rhymes and dance! 


Wednesday, Nov. 29 (3 p.m.) Paint Like Georgia O'Keeffe – Georgia O'Keeffe merged realism with abstract to create her own unique way of seeing the world. Learn about O'Keeffe then create your own unique realistic abstraction with professional artist JoAnn DePolo. This program will be limited to the first 15 participants.

Wednesday, Dec. 6 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more!

Saturday, Dec. 9 (2 p.m.) Wonders of Weather with Jon Loufman – Grades 5-12: Have you ever wondered why the wind blows, how a storm forms or why the seasons change? Find out from Cleveland 19 News meteorologist Jon Loufman! It's a fun, hands-on, interactive, sky-high presentation. Get ready to boldly sojourn over the rainbow for a hitherto untaken atmosphere adventure. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Library. Registration required.


Friday, Dec. 1 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join fellow book lovers and library staff at the Sullivan Gallery on the BAYarts campus as we discuss this month's book, "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf. Books are available at the library and BAYarts.

Saturday, Dec. 2 (1 p.m.) Book Folding – Cari Hearns will present a class on book folding with a holiday theme. Materials will be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. Space is limited so please register.

Monday, Dec. 4 (6:30 p.m.) Keep Calm and Color On – 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. 

Tara McGuinness

CCPL - Bay Village Branch, Adult Reference Staff

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Volume 9, Issue 22, Posted 9:59 AM, 11.21.2017