Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

As we prepare for the upcoming colder temperatures and the leaves get ready to fall, it's time to start thinking about cleaning up your garden and getting it ready for the winter weather. Join us at the Bay Village branch library on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. as the Master Gardeners present "Putting Your Garden to Bed." Learn what chores to do to make your gardening easier come springtime.


  • 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, Sept. 20 (4 p.m.) American Girl: Caroline – Grades 2-4: Learn about the times and cultures represented by the dolls. Feel free to bring your doll to the program if you have one.

Thursday, Oct. 4 (4 p.m.) Trains, Planes and Automobiles – Join us for transportation stories, songs and activities!

Friday, Oct. 5 (10 a.m.) Play, Learn and Grow – Children will play with developmentally appropriate toys in a play group atmosphere while parents meet and learn from community health experts.


Wednesday, Sept. 19 (3:30-5:30 p.m.) Homework Mentor Open House – Come meet the Homework Mentor to find out about the help available to your child. The entire family is welcome.  

Saturday, Sept. 29 (9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) ACT Practice Test – Take a timed ACT practice test administered by Sylvan Learning Center of Westlake. Teens should bring three No. 2 pencils and a non-phone graphing calculator. Tuesday, Oct. 2: Receive your results and discuss the exam. Registration required.

Thursday, Oct. 4 (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. 19 (7 p.m.) Common Core Math for Parents – Come debunk the myths of Common Core to better understand your child’s homework and help them with addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Join us as Joanna Schofield, Generalist I of the Warrensville Branch presents tips, tricks and strategies for math. This program is for adults only: parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Saturday, Sept. 22 (2 p.m.) Putting the Garden to Bed – See description above.

Monday, Sept. 24 (7 p.m.) Migration All Around Us: How Birds Navigate the Americas – For some five billion individual birds, a trip to Central or South America from North America is an essential and stunning annual accomplishment. Why do birds undertake this grueling trip? How do they find their way to wintering grounds they have never seen before? Dr. Jones from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History details how ornithologists study the phenomenon of migration.

Please register to attend the featured 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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