Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, June 2019

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, June 2019

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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.

 

SUNDAYS

Sunday Story Time Sampler. A half-hour storytime for preschool and primary children with an adult caregiver. 2-2:30 p.m. Akron Public Library, 60 High St., 330-643-9050, akronlibrary.org

 

MONDAYS

Tales for Twos Story Time. Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for 2-year-olds and their caregivers. 10:45 and 11:15 a.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 37500 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Family Storytime. Join the story time crew for stories, music, and movement for all ages. Thematic crafts or process art always available after the story time session. 10:30-11 a.m. Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake, 440-933-8128, alpl.org

Toddler Storytime. Come and join us for a program of rhymes, songs, movement, fingerplays and books for 2- to 3-year-olds and their caregivers.  9:30-10:30 a.m. Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, 330-273-4150, mcdl.info

 

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS

Stroller Strides. A functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Meet at the pavilion at Beachwood City Park, beachwood.fit4mom.com

 

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS & FRIDAYS

Playgroup. For you and your child to meet other parents and caregivers and give your child a chance to make new friends. Ages birth to 5 years. 10:30 a.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761, wadsworthlibrary.com

 

TUESDAYS

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

Explore-a-Story. Join us on a learning adventure with stories, activities, snacks and more! Recommended for ages birth to 5 years. 10:30 a.m. Keystone-Lagrange Branch, 101 W. St., LaGrange, 440-355-6323, elyrialibrary.org

Tales for Babies Through Twos. 10:30-11 a.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712, ncantonlibrary.com

Storytime. Families, come listen to stories, sing some songs, learn some fingerplays, maybe play a game or use a stick puppet, all to encourage early literacy. 10 a.m. Kirtland Public Library, 9267 Chillicothe Road, 440-256-7323, kirtland.lib.oh.us

Fledglings at Woods Branch. Experience the wonder of words with your child through stories and songs, movement and puppets, for children ages 15-24 months with a grown-up. 11-11:30 a.m. Bertram Woods Branch Library, 20600 Fayette Road, Shaker Hts., shakerlibrary.org

Play, Learn and Grow Baby Club. Connect with your kid(s) and other families, plus get answers about your growing child. 10-11:30 a.m. Warrensville Hts. Branch Library, 4415 Northfield Road, cuyahogalibrary.org

 

TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS

Story Time in the Parks. Ages 1-5 explore and enjoy the wonders of summer with a selection of books to highlight the season on select days at select parks. 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. lakemetroparks.com

 

TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS

My Mad Feelings: Fun and Games with a Purpose. Lifelong tools for children and parents to protect against bullying and build emotional intelligence. 6/25-7/26, 3-4 p.m. Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development, 19910 Malvern Road, Shaker Hts., 216-991-4472, hannaperkins.org

 

WEDNESDAYS

Pirate Ship Playdate & Craft. Toys! Crafts! Fun! This weekly playdate provides a chance for children and caregivers to play and create together. Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lakeshore Blvd., we247.org

Active Toddler: Very Mini Olympics. Three-week series of fun outdoor games based on actual Olympic games. Beginning 6/12. Ages 3-5 with one adult. 10-11 a.m. Painesville Twp. Park, 1025 Hardy Road, lakemetroparks.com

Let’s Sing and Dance. Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy. Ages 2-6. 9:30-10 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

Baby Rhythm and Rhyme. A music and movement-based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver. 9:30 a.m. Bainbridge Branch, 17222 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, 440-543-5611, divi.geaugalibrary.net

Wee Read and Play. Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years of age and their favorite adult are invited for stories, active songs, rhymes and time for play. 10:30 a.m. Main Library, 325 Superior Ave., Cleveland, cpl.org

 

THURSDAYS

Tyke Time. Stories, songs and rhymes, and a very simple craft will be the theme for this younger preschool storytime. 6 months-4 years. 11-11:30 a.m. Headlands Branch, 4669 Corduroy Road, Mentor Headlands, 440-257-2000, mentorpl.org

Preschool Storytime. For ages 4-5. 10 a.m. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, 330-688-3295, smfpl.org

Babies & Books. During this story program, caregivers and their children will enjoy sharing books, music and activities while getting to know each other. 9:30 a.m. Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna, 330-296-2827, reedlibrary.org

Story Time. Enjoy stories, movement and songs for young children. 10:15-11:30 a.m. Goodyear Branch Library, 60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, 330-784-7522, akronlibrary.org

Explorastory. Engage your hearts, hands and minds in activities that will connect you to one another, the community and the world. 11-11:30 a.m. Lee Road Branch Library, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., heightslibrary.org

Pre-K Storytime. Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts and dancing. Fun for children and parents alike. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Newbury Station, 14775 Auburn Road, Newbury, divi.geaugalibrary.net

Kids Like Me Story Time. Come for story time and then stay and play in the Everyday Heroes Activity Center. The Story Corner in the Activity Center promotes the value of reading, where we will focus on books related to the theme of Everyday Heroes. Second Thursday of each month. 11:30 a.m. Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, 216-593-0575, maltzmuseum.org

 

FRIDAYS

Friday Family Storytime. A storytime for children of all ages with a favorite adult. 10:30-11 a.m. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., 330-673-4414, kentfreelibrary.org

Mother Goose on the Loose. The program uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process in babies and toddlers. 10-10:30 a.m. Read House, 8245 Mentor Ave., Mentor, 440-255-8811, mentorpl.org

 

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