Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, July 2018

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, July 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.


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,

Tiny Tales Baby Time. Children ages 6-24 months with an adult caregiver join Miss Jessica for stories, rhymes, music, instruments and playtime. 10:15 a.m. Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library, 3101 Smith Road, Akron,

Willowick Summer Family Storytime. Entertaining, age-appropriate stories and activities that encourage literacy development. For you and your children ages birth-6 years. 6:30-7 p.m. Willowick Public Library, 263 E. 305th St., 440-943-4151,

Preschool Rhythm & Rhyme. A music and movement-based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver. 10 a.m. Bainbridge Library, 17222 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, 440-543-5611,

Preschool Storytime. 11:30 a.m. Rice Branch Library, 11535 Shaker Blvd., Cleveland, 216-623-7046,

Toddler Tales & Playtime. Join caregivers and children ages 3 and younger for stories, rhymes and fingerplays followed by open playtime. 10-11 a.m. Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 440-352-3383,

Lap Sit Story Time. This special storytime is for little ones ages birth-23 months and their parents or caregivers. 10:45 a.m. Twinsburg Public Library, 10050 Ravenna Road, 330-425-4268,


Shake, Rattle and Roll. Tune into the magic of music and enjoy stories that leap off the page with dance, dance and instruments. For you and your 2-6 year old. Mondays at 1 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., Main Branch, 15425 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 216-226-8275. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., Madison Branch Library, 13229 Madison Ave., Lakewood, 216-228-7428.


Playgroup. For you and your child to meet other parents and caregivers and give your child a chance to make new friends. Ages birth through 5 years. 11 a.m. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761,


Twinkle Tots. Enjoy a light show set to lively music and learn what we can see up in the sky. 11:30 a.m. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, 440-871-2900,


Toddler Tuesdays. Come to the Lake Health Children’s Play area the first Tuesday of each month for fun, seasonal themed activities. 11 a.m.-noon. Great Lakes Mall, 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor,

Baby Bonanza. Bring your babies (not yet walking) and blankets in for books, bopping and bouncing at this year-round lap-sit program. Tuesday, 10-10:30 a.m. Lee Road Branch Library, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts.,

Rockin’ Preschool Storytime. Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for children between the ages of 3 and 6 years old with their caregivers. 10:15 a.m. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, N. Columbia Station, 440-236-8751,

Baby Time. Babies (6-24 months) will be introduced to hand rhymes, songs, movement activities, books and socialization skills. 10:05 a.m. Ellet Branch Library, 2470 E. Market St., Akron, 330-784-2019,

Baby Play & Learn. Come and have fun with your baby and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and play. 6-6:45 p.m. Elyria Central Library, 320 Washington Ave., 440-322-0287,  

Tiddlywinks. An interactive storytime filled with stories, songs and rhymes just right for little listeners. Open to those birth-36 months. 10 a.m. Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., 440-255-8811,

Babies + Twos Storytime.  7/10 & 7/17 only. 10:30 a.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712,

Rock-A-Bye Tales. Lapsit storytime, for babies 6-24 months and a caregiver. 9:30-10 a.m. Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St., 330-928-2117,

Lapsit. Families with children age 2 and younger, come enjoy bounces, songs, rhymes and a book, with a big finish of bubbles. 10:45 a.m. Kirtland Public Library, 9267 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland, 440-256-7323,

Toddler Art Zone. Families with children ages 2-4 can explore different art materials and create masterpieces to cherish forever. 11:15 a.m. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., 330-673-4414,

Toddler Move and Groove Story Time. A story time for 9-35 months and their caregivers with stories, music, movement and rhymes. 11 a.m. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, North Columbia Station, 440-236-8751,

Summer Baby and Me Storytime. Caregivers and their children ages birth-18 months come for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. 10 a.m. Parma-Snow Branch Library, 2121 Snow Road, 216-661-4240,

Lapsit Storytime. Rhymes, songs and play for children ages birth-24 months with adult caregiver. 9:30-10 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600,


Pirate Ship Playdate & Craft. Toys! Crafts! Fun! This weekly playdate provides a chance for children (ages 2-5) and caregivers to play and create together. 10-11 a.m. Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lake Shore Blvd., Eastlake, 440-942-7880,

Babytime. For children birth through 18 months, with caregiver. 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, 440-729-4250,

Music & Movement. Come for a story followed by songs and movement activities. Caregivers and their children birth-5 years. 10-10:30 a.m. Fairview Park Branch Library, 21255 Lorain Road, 440-333-4700,

Toddler Storytime. Stories, songs and shenanigans for children 2-3 years old and their caregivers. 10:30 a.m. Oberlin Public Library, 65 S. Main St., 440-775-4790,

Randolph Storytime. A storytime with learning activities for preschool-age children and caregivers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Randolph Branch Library, 1639 State Route 44, Randolph, 330-325-7003,


Tyke Time. Tykes and caregivers hear stories, sing songs and make a craft. 11-11:30 a.m. Headlands Branch Library, 4669 Corduroy Road, Mentor, 440-257-2000,

Romp & Rhyme. Stories, music, rhymes and a craft. Ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m. West River Library, 1194 W. River Road N., Elyria, 440-324-2270,

Library Babies and Tots. Join Miss Kim for songs, stories and group playtime with our library friends. 10:30 a.m. Mogadore Branch Library, 144 S. Cleveland Ave., 330-628-9228,

Summer Breeze Stroller Tour. Guided stroller tour that provides an opportunity for curious adults to learn in a baby-friendly environment. 11-11:45 a.m. Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., 216-721-1600,

Preschool Story Time. Watch as books come to life through stories, music and activities. For children 2-5 years old with an adult caregiver. 10:30 a.m. Akron Public Library, 60 High St., 330-643-9050, and Northwest Akron Branch Library, 1720 Shatto Ave., 330-836-1081,

Baby and Toddler Story Time and Craft. 10:30 a.m. Barberton Public Library, 602 W. Park Ave., 330-745-1194,


Noble Story Stop. Hear stories, sing songs, and do a little dancing, too. 10:30-11 a.m. Noble Neighborhood Branch Library, 2800 Noble Road, Cleveland, 216-291-5665,

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