Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, August 2018

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, August 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,

Storytime Puzzle-Mania. Hear a story and stay for some puzzle fun. Ages 18 months-5 years. 6-6:30 p.m. Brooklyn Branch Library, 4480 Ridge Road, 216-398-4600,

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,


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 a.m. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, 28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, 440-871-2900,


Preschool Story Hour. Beginning Aug. 20, Miss Chris will have story hour for preschoolers ages 3-5 on Mondays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. She will share stories, songs, dance and fun. Peninsula Library, 6105 Riverview Road, 330-467-7323,


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,

Rhyme Time. Children ages 6 months to 5 years are welcome to attend for stories and songs, plus make a craft to take home. 10:30-11 a.m. Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch Library, 5642 Andrews Road, 440-257-2512,

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.,

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

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,  

Toddler Move and Groove Story Time. A story time for children age 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,


Baby Storytime. Caregivers and their babies ages 0 to 24 months are invited to participate in a special program of rhymes, songs, movement and books. 9:30-10 a.m. Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, 330-273-4150,


Baby Time. Babies (6-24 months) will be introduced to hand rhymes, songs, movement activities, books and socialization skills. 10:30 a.m. Main Branch Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, 330-784-2019,

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,

Young and Restless. Music and movement class for 2- to 4-year-olds with shakers, bubbles, the parachute and more. 10 a.m., 11 a.m and 6:30 p.m. beginning 8/22. Willowick Public Library, 263 E. 305th St., 440-943-4151,


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,

Baby Storytime. Caregivers and their babies ages 0-24 months are invited to participate in a special program of rhymes, songs, movement and books. 9:30-10 a.m. Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway St., 330-725-0588,

Toddler Storytime. Ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver. 11 a.m. Middlefield Branch Library, 16167 E. High St., Middlefield, 440-632-1961,

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,


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,

Play and Stay. Open-ended early childhood education program with sensory toys, new learning experiences and audiovisual adaptations of children’s books. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 8/3 and 8/17. Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St., 330-928-2117,

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