Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities

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



Baby & Me Story Time. Interactive session using songs, rhymes, puppets and musical instruments. 10 a.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St.,

Storytime in the Park. Family storytime for preschoolers and younger. 6/13-7/18. Amherst Twp. Park, 44780 Middle Ridge Road, 10:30-11 a.m.


Hybrid Little Learners. Caregivers with 4- and 5-year-olds nurture their love of reading through books and activities. 11:30 a.m. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, N. Columbia Station,

Family Storytime. Stories, music and fun for ages 0 to 6. Administrative Center Branch Library, 12701 Ravenwood Dr., Chardon,

Northeast Ohio Parents Event Series: Free, family-friendly entertainment with interactive activities for kids ages 2-9,

Crocker Kids. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Crocker Park, 189 Crocker Park Blvd., Westlake 

May 17: Princess/Superhero Dress-up Party

Pinecrest Play Days. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Avenue, Orange Village 

May 31: Dress-Up! Princess/Superhero Day

Fun At First & Main. 10 a.m.-noon, First and Main, Hudson

May 24: Superheroes and Princesses! Oh My!


Toddler Storytime. Rhymes, songs and play for children ages 2-3½ with caregiver. 10:15-10:45 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road,


Preschool Pals. Books, songs, and more for ages 5 and under. 10:30-11 a.m. Through 5/18. West River Library, 1194 W. River Rd. N., Elyria,

Bedtime Stories for Families. Relaxing stories, songs, stretching and rhymes. 6:30-7:15 p.m. Through 5/18. Firestone Park Branch Library, 1486 Aster Ave, Akron,


Family Circle Time. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays during this family circle time. 5-5:30 p.m. South Branch Library, 3096 Scranton Rd., Cleveland,

Garden Storytime. Themed stories, songs and rhymes in the garden. 5/5 and 5/19. 9:30-10 a.m. Medina Community Garden, 302 E. Liberty St., Medina,

Family Fun Storytime. Toe-tapping, hand-clapping good time of stories, songs and rhymes. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd St.,


Family Storytime. Stories, songs and more. 10:30 a.m. Through 5/6. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St.,

Story Stop. Hear songs, sing songs, and do a little dancing. 10:30-11 a.m. Noble Neighborhood Library, 2800 Noble Road, Cleveland Heights,


My First Art Class. Parents, come play with your little artists as they draw, paint and sculpt. 1-2 p.m. Through 6/4. Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton,


May 6

Cora’s Playroom. A drop-in-style indoor playground for crawlers and toddlers. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna,

May 10

Storytime Sprouts. Hear stories about rocks, play games, use rocks to make music, and more. 11 a.m.-noon. The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave., SW, Wilmot,

May 21

Adaptive Storytime. Supportive environment for those with autism or sensory integration challenges. 10:30-11 a.m. Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road,

May 26

Tales for Tots. Become a nature artist and experiment with colors, hear a story and go on a rainbow hike. 10-11 a.m. Hidden Hollow Camp, 8672 Richman Road, Lodi,

May 31

Art Play Date. Parents, join your little artists (ages 1-4) in this daytime workshop. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton,

June 1

Playschool: Musical Sing Alongs. Clapping, dancing and jumping to call-and-response songs. 10-11 a.m. French Creek Reservation, 4530 Colorado Ave., Sheffield Village,

June 6

Seiberling Strollers. Music, movement and a stroll through the beautiful gardens. Ages 0-3. 10-11:30 a.m. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron,

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