Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, January 2019

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, January 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.

 

MONDAYS

Snappy Little Story Time. Storytime followed by a parade around the children’s department. Ages birth to 5 years old. 10 a.m. Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., 440-255-8811, mentorpl.org

 

MONDAY-WEDNESDAY

Babytime Winter Storytime. Enjoy simple stories, rhymes, and songs beginning 1/14. 11 a.m.-noon. Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St., 330-653-6658, hudsonlibrary.org

 

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. 9-10 a.m. Eton Chagrin Boulevard, 28601 Chagrin Blvd., Woodmere, beachwood.fit4mom.com

 

MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

Eastlake Young and the Restless. Music and movement class for 2- to 4-year-olds with shakers, bubbles, the parachute and more. 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Thursdays. Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lake Shore Blvd., 440-942-7880, we247.org

 

MONDAY-FRIDAY

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 a.m. Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, 330-273-4150, mcdl.info

 

MONDAY-SATURDAY

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. Through 2/28. 10:30 a.m. Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., 330-334-5761, wadsworthlibrary.com

 

TUESDAYS

Nestlings at Woods Branch. 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

Preschool Storytime. Stories, music, finger plays and crafts for children between the ages of 3 and 6 years old with their caregivers. Through 2/26. 10:15-10:45 a.m. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Road, North Columbia Station, 440-236-8751, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Storytime. Featuring stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 to 5. 10:30-11 a.m. Through 2/19. Barberton Public Library, 602 W. Park Ave., 330-745-1194, barberton.lib.oh.us

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

PJs Storytime. Families are invited to listen to fun bedtime stories and songs. Wear your pajamas and join in the fun. 7-8 p.m. Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna, 330-296-2827, reedlibrary.org

Baby Play and Learn. Come with your baby for stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and more. 6 p.m. Elyria Central Library, 320 Washington Ave., 440-322-0287, elyrialibrary.org

Toddler Storytime. Ages 18 months to 3 years with a caregiver enjoy stories and crafts. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Geauga West Library, 13455 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, 440-729-4250, divi.geaugalibrary.net

 

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

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

 

WEDNESDAYS

Let’s Sing and Dance. Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy. Ages 2 to 6. 11-11:30 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

Preschool Storytime. Rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.11-11:30 a.m. Parma Branch Library, 6996 Powers Blvd., 440-885-5362, cuyahogalibrary.org

Walking Babies Storytime. For walking babies through 24 months. 1/14-3/18. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, 330-688-3295, smfpl.org

 

THURSDAYS

Story Time. Featuring stories, rhymes, music and bubbles followed by play time. Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nordonia Hills Branch Library, 9458 Olde Eight Road, Northfield, 330-467-8595, akronlibrary.org

Explorastory. Stories, rhymes, play and exploration. Engage your hearts, hands and minds in activities that will connect you to one another, the community and the world. 2-3 p.m. Coventry Village Branch Library, 11-11:30 a.m. Lee Road Branch Library, 2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., heightslibrary.org

Parachute Playtime. A fun-filled playtime for walking toddlers through 5 years old and caregivers. Music, rhymes, games and lots of fun shakin’ the ‘chute. 11 a.m. Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 440-352-3383, morleylibrary.org

Tales for Twos Story Time. Stories, music, fingerplays and crafts for 2-year-olds and their caregivers. Through 3/4. 10:45-11:15 a.m. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 37500 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Baby & Toddler Storytime. Rhymes, songs, fingerplays, books and activities to help your child develop skills to prepare for preschool. 10-11 a.m. Garfield Heights Branch Library, 5409 Turney Road, 216-475-8178, cuyahogalibrary.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

Family Story Time. Crafts and stories for children ages 3-5. 11 a.m. Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., 440-255-8811, mentorpl.org

 

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS

Family Weekend Wonders Drop In Storytime. Make the library a part of your family weekend time with programs featuring stories, activities, music and crafts. 10:30 a.m. Fridays at the Madison branch and Saturdays at the Main branch. Lakewood Library; Main Branch, 15425 Detroit Ave., 216-226-8275; Madison Branch, 13229 Madison Ave., 216-228-7428; lakewoodpubliclibrary.org

 

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

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