Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, October 2018

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, October 2018

things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

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.

MONDAYS

Family Storytime. Hear stories and sing songs. Through 11/26. 6:30 p.m. Independence Branch Library, 6361 Selig Drive, 216-447-0160, cuyahogalibrary.org

Aurora Tiny Tots Read & Play. A lap-sit program for children up to 2 years old with a caregiver. Will include songs, short stories and fingerplays followed by unstructured playtime. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Aurora Memorial Library, 115 E. Pioneer Trail, 330-562-6502, portagecounty.lib.oh.us

Snappy Little Storytime. A combination of tiddlywinks and family story time. There will be songs, rhymes, books and flannel stories all geared to the little listener. 10-10:30 a.m. Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., 440-255-8811, mentorpl.org

MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS

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. Through 11/24. 10:30 a.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761, wadsworthlibrary.com

MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS

Twinkle Tots. Enjoy a light show set to lively music and learn what we can see up in the sky. Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 11:30 a.m.; Saturday & Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, 440-871-2900, lensc.org

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

Preschool Story Hour. Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. Through 11/19. She will share stories, songs, dance and fun. Peninsula Library, 6105 Riverview Road, 330-467-7323, peninsulalibrary.org

MONDAY-THURSDAYS

Just Baby N’ Me. For you and your birth to 24-month-old baby. Enjoy books, songs and finger plays while meeting other parents. 9:30 a.m. Madison Branch Library, 13229 Madison Ave., Lakewood, 216-228-7428, lakewoodpubliclibrary.org

TUESDAYS

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, shopgreatlakesmall.com

Family Stories and More. A family-friendly storytime with stories, songs, finger plays, art and lots of fun. All ages welcome. 11 a.m. Portage Lakes Branch Library. 4261 Manchester Road, Akron, 330-644-7050, akronlibrary.org

Nestlings at Woods Branch. It is never too soon to start sharing books with babies. Enjoy songs and rhymes, books and bounces for babies birth to 15 months with a grown-up. 10-10:30 a.m. Bertram Woods Branch Library, 20600 Fayette Road, Shaker Hts., shakerlibrary.org

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

Music Story Time. A story time for children of all ages with a favorite adult. 10 a.m. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., 330-673-4414, kentfreelibrary.org

Preschool Storytime. Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for children between the ages of 3-6 years old with their caregivers. 10:15 a.m. Through 12/4. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, Columbia Station, 440-236-8751, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Baby Play & Learn. Come and have fun with your baby and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and play. 6-6:45 p.m. Through 11/27. Elyria Central Library, 320 Washington Ave., 440-322-0287, elyrialibrary.org  

Toddler Story Time. A story time for beginning walkers to 3-year-olds and their caregivers with stories, music, movement and rhymes. Through 12/4. 11 a.m. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, Columbia Station, 440-236-8751, lorainpubliclibrary.org

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

Tiddlywinks. An interactive storytime filled with stories, songs and rhymes just right for little listeners. Open to those birth to 36 months. Through 11/15. 10 a.m. Main Branch Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., Mentor. 440-255-8811, mentorpl.org

Toddler Storytime. Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver. Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Through 11/29. Middlefield Branch Library, 16167 E. High St., Middlefield, 440-632-1961, divi.geaugalibrary.net

WEDNESDAYS

Wee Read and Play. Continue to develop your toddler’s language and social skills. Toddlers with their favorite adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and play. 10:30 a.m. Cleveland Main Library, 325 Superior Ave., 216-623-2800, cpl.org

Preschool Storytime. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. 10:30-11:15 Central Branch Library, 320 Washington Ave., Elyria, 440-323-5747, elyrialibrary.org

Let’s Sing and Dance. Ages 2-6 sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy. 10:15 & 11 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

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

Evening Preschool Storytime. Preschoolers enjoy western-themed stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts. Wednesdays through 10/17. Aurora Memorial Library, 115 E. Pioneer Trail, 330-562-6502, portagecounty.lib.oh.us

FRIDAYS

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, heightslibrary.org

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