Northeast Ohio Storytime Fun & Activities for Kids, March 2018

Northeast Ohio Storytime Fun & Activities for Kids, March 2018

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Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, crafts, and other fun activities for young children.



Music and Movement. Ages 0-5 and their caregivers can join this dance program to help children develop social, motor, listening and pre-literacy skills. 10:30-11 a.m. Barberton Public Library, 602 W. Park Ave., 330-745-1194,

Monday Fun Days. Children birth to age 4 come for a variety of activities including music and storytime. 9:30-10:15 a.m. Gross Schechter Day School, 27601 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike, 216-763-1400,


Toddler Tales. A storytime for 2- and 3-year-old children with their favorite adult. 10:30-11 a.m. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., 330-673-4414,


Babies, Books & Me. For newborn through 24-month-old children with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this lapsit program. Through 3/13. 10:30 a.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712,


Preschool Story Time. Stories, rhymes, activities and songs for ages 3½-5 with a caregiver. 11 a.m Tuesdays and 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600,


Babytime. Storytime for ages birth to 18 months with a caregiver. 9:30 a.m. Chardon Branch Library, 440-285-7601,

Family Storytime. A storytime which meets weekly for stories, music and crafts. Intended for toddlers and preschoolers. 11-11:45 a.m. Pierce Streetsboro Library, 8990 Kirby Lane, Streetsboro, 330-626-4458,

Inflatables & Drop-in Gym. Join Family Place friends in the gymnasium for a fun morning of inflatables and active play. The weekly drop-in is included with a Family Place membership or JCC membership. 10 a.m.-noon. Mandel Jewish Community Center, 26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood,

Pre-K Nature-Themed Storytime Yoga. Children ages 3-5 with a caregiver are welcome to come for stories, stretching and practicing mindfulness. 1 p.m. Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library, 3101 Smith Road, Akron,

Waddler Storytime. Share books and bubbling activities during this short library program designed for ages 12-24 months and their caregivers. 10 a.m. Through 3/21. Amherst Public Library, 221 Spring St., 440-988-4230,


Painting Explorations. Little ones (ages 1-3) with a favorite adult explore a variety of kid-friendly painting tools and toys in an open creative environment. First and third Thursdays of March and April from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. The Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby,

Techno Tots Storytime. Enjoy a storytime that incorporates just a tiny bit of iPad fun. Attend with your children. 6:30-7 p.m. Willoughby Public Library, 30 Public Square, 440-942-3200,


Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration. Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, snacks and silliness to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in style. 2-3 p.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 37500 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326,

Chinese Storytime. Join for a special Chinese Storytime. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes in the Chinese language. 9:30-10 a.m. Coventry Village Branch Library, 1925 Coventry Road, Cleveland Hts., 216-321-3400,


Caregiver/Toddler Yoga. Join instructors from Yoga Squirrel and learn fun and creative techniques for stress relief and positive thinking. 10 a.m. Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna, 330-296-2827,


The Grandparent Connection. Groundhogs are cute little creatures you can sometimes see walking on the side of the street. Come and learn more about them with your grandchild who is a preschooler or toddler. 10-11 a.m. Children’s Schoolhouse Nature Park, 9045 Baldwin Road, Kirtland Hills,


Nature Baby — Welcome Spring. The early spring forest is awaiting you; get baby out to explore. 10-11 a.m. Rocky River Nature Center, 24000 Valley Pkwy., North Olmsted, 440-734-6660,


Garden Sprouts: Spring. Children 3-5 years old with an adult celebrate spring through activities and outdoor exploration. 10:15-11 a.m. Miller Nature Preserve, 2739 Center Road, Avon, 440-937-0764,

MARCH 26-30

Baby Storytime. Caregivers and their babies ages 0-23 months are invited to participate in a special program of rhymes, songs, movement and books. 9:30-10 a.m. Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina, 330-239-2674,

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