Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Plain Dealer reporter/author Laura DeMarco will join us at the Bay Village branch library on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. to present and sign her book, "Lost Cleveland." These lost places of Cleveland include architectural gems, elegant theaters, famous concert halls and stadiums, grand department stores and bustling factories that helped turn Cleveland into America's fifth biggest city and one of its most prosperous. Books will be available for purchase and signing following the program.


  • Mondays and 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, Jan. 24 (3:15-4 p.m.) Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Drop off your stuffed animal at the Bay Village Library on Tuesday, Jan. 23, anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Join us for a stuffed animal sleepover party on Jan. 24 at 3:15 p.m. for stories crafts and activities when you pick up your favorite stuffed friend. One stuffed animal per child. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. Registration required.

Monday, Feb. 5 (11 a.m.) Homeschool: Winter Olympics – Grades 4-8: Get ready for the Winter Games by learning about Olympic sports, Pyeongchang, South Korea, and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. Registration required. 

Wednesday, Feb. 7 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientists: Under Pressure – Join us for a hands-on science program where we try to support a book using only one piece of paper. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library. Registration required. 


Wednesdays, Jan. 24 and Feb. 7 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Chill with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more!

Wednesday, Jan. 31 (3 p.m.) Teen Zone: Paint Like Jackson Pollock – Did you know Jackson Pollock's greatness lies in developing one of the most radical abstract styles in the history of modern art? Find out more about this American artist then create an abstract expressionist painting with artist JoAnn DePolo. Teen Zone registration required available in the library. This program will be limited to 15 participants.

Saturday Feb. 3 (9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) SAT Practice Test – Take a timed SAT practice test administered by Sylvan Learning Center of Westlake. Teens should bring three No. 2 pencils and a non-phone graphing calculator. Receive your results and discuss the exam on Monday, Feb. 5. Registration required.


Friday, Feb. 2 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff for a monthly book discussion in the Sullivan Gallery on the BAYarts campus. This month's book, "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue, is available at the library and BAYarts. No registration necessary. 

Tuesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27 (10 a.m.) Tai Chi – This 4-week series is specifically designed for people with arthritis and related disorders. It is based on the Sun-style Tai Chi which includes agile steps and gentle movements which have higher steps making it easier for people with arthritis and related disorders and people with impaired strength. It has been shown to improve mobility breathing and relaxation.

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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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 9:22 AM, 01.23.2018