Vision Education Kiosk

All this month stop by the Children’s Department and see the Vision Education Kiosk from the Ohio Optometric Association. The kiosk teaches about the importance  of healthy vision, especially for reading. The kiosk has hands on activities, optical illusions and other interactive components. Stop by and see it today!

Spooky, Kooky Halloween Showpumpkin1

On Friday, October 17 at 1:30 PM spend your school-free day with a spooktacular family magic show featuring Mr. Zap and friends! All ages are invited to this fun Halloween magic show. Registration is required and beings here on October 10.

Paws to Read

Independent readers will be paired up with a gentle dog who is licensed and trained to be a good listener. Registration starts two weeks before each session. Open to children in grades K-5. Sessions are held September 17 at the Main Branch and October 15 at the Lake Branch .

Fall Story Times

Story time is a great way to introduce you child to the library and books. Our story times are filled with great age appropriate stories, rhymes and music. Our fall story times will be split into two sessions. The first session runs August 25- October 3. The second session runs October 20- November 21. There will be no story times on September 19 and November 11.

Minecraft Club

Join our Minecraft Club where we mine, explore, and share strategies in the wide world of Minecraft on our own server. Each session will feature a new challenge. You must bring your own charged laptop, tablet or mobile device and have an active Minecraft account.

Call 440-255-8811 ext. 221 to register. Registration is limited to one session per month per child.

Make a Craft

All day, on Monday, October 6 stop by the Children’s Department any time throughout the day (while supplies last) and get creative with one of our monthly crafts. No registration necessary!

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Fridays at 10:00 a.m., come join us at the Read House for an interactive program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. The first session runs August 29-October 3 and the second session runs October 24-November 21. Registration is required and begins two weeks prior to each sessions start date.

Family Story Time

Beginning  August 28, families with children of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy stories, music, rhymes and crafts. Family story times will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.

owl readingPreschool Story Times

Starting August 26, join us Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11:00 am for preschool story times. Children attend without an adult and enjoy a fun-filled session of stories, songs, rhymes and crafts. No registration is necessary.


Starting Tuesday, August 26, join us for an interactive story time filled with stories, songs and rhymes just right for little listeners. Tiddlywinks! will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.


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