Join us on Tuesday, July 12 at 11:30 AM for a rockin’ good time! Joe has a visual, auditory, and tactile hour planned which will encompass some performance time, some musical history, and a chance to touch some instruments. Open to all ages, but registration is necessary and begins here on June 28.
Jammie Time Yoga
On Wednesday, July 11, wear your pajamas and bring you favorite stuffed animal to the library for this special yoga session. Night themed yoga featuring the book “Hush, Little Ones” by John Butler. Adult and child participation. Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Ages 3 – 8. Registration begins here on June 27.
Family Lip Sync Battle
On Monday, July 9 at 6:00 PM perform a song of your choice with your family for a chance to win a cool prize. you can also create a choreographed routine to go along with your performance. When you sign up please provide the song you would like to lip sync to and perform. Refreshments and a light snack will be provided.Rock star attire and/or cosutmes are encouraged. Call 440-255-8811 ext. 221 starting on June 25 to register.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Summertime
On Thursday, June 28 at 4:00 PM help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocarina of Time! Princess Zelda needs your help to defeat the evil wizard Gannon. Decorate your own Kokiri cap, catch a fairy, solve ancient puzzles, and learn how to play an Ocarina that you get to take home. Ages 7 – 12. Registration begins here on June 14.
Join our friends from the Fire Station for a half hour of stories and songs. Meet the local firefighters. Find out what it’s really like to be a firefighter! Open to all ages. No registration required. Each time you attend you will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win lunch with the firefighters in December!
This special story time will be held the following days at 10:30 AM
Every Monday through June and July, join the Children’s Department at 1:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for weekly activities pertaining to Libraries Rock. Each week staff will introduce a different project. No registration necessary. Open to all ages!
Make a Craft
On Monday, July 2, stop by the Children’s Department throughout the day and get creative with one of our monthly crafts (while supplies last). Open to all ages. No registration required.
Summer Story Times
Summer Story Times run June 5 – July 27! Story time is a great way to introduce your child to the library and books! It also reinforces early literacy skills that will help your child when he or she starts school and is ready to learn to read. Ourstory times are filled with great age-appropriate stories, rhymes, and music.
Full Steam Ahead – Art
On Tuesday, June 26 at 4:00 PM join us for a STEAM program focusing on technology activities that will enhance STEAM development. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins here on June 11.
Head on up to the Children’s Department to check out our new collection of Vox Books! The permanently attached Vox Reader turns some of your favorite picture books into an all-in-one read along, no CD player required! Just press play and read along with the narrator! Check in at the Children’s Reference desk regularly as we will get new titles throughout the year.
Countdown to Kindergarten
Is your child gearing up to enter kindergarten? Our Kindergarten Readiness program helps prepare little ones for their transition into the school environment by practicing essential skills with fun challenges and activities.
Each Saturday during the summer story time session, between 10:00AM – 2:00 PM we will offer a different set of activities for the kids to try. These activities will focus on key areas including language, math skills, shapes and colors, motor skills, and life skills.
Ages 3 – 6. No registration is required. Children who attend six sessions will receive a congratulatory prize.