Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, March 2020

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, March 2020

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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

Spring Baby & Me. For babies and toddlers and their caregivers. Join a 20-minute lapsit program of songs, stories and rhymes. 9:15 & 10:15 a.m. Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Road, 440-333-7610, rrpl.org

Music and Movement. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to shake your sillies out. Ages 2-5 and their caregivers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Akron Public Library, 60 High St., 330-643-9050, akronlibrary.org

Preschool Story Time. After reading fun stories, singing songs and repeating rhymes, Super Sleuths will further explore their stories through play and crafts. Through 5/4. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Woodland Branch Library, 5806 Woodland Ave., Cleveland, 216-623-7109, cpl.org

Spring Toddler Storytime. Caregivers and their little ones from 19-35 months join for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. 10-10:30 a.m. Chagrin Falls Branch Library, 100 E. Orange St., 440-247-3556, cuyahogalibrary.org

Tales for Tykes. Stories, movement and rhymes for active walkers through 3-year-olds with their caregivers. 3/16-5/4. North Ridgeville Branch Library, 37500 Bainbridge Road, 440-327-8326, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Family Storytime. Books, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. All children and their caregivers are welcome. 3/16-4/13. 10:30 a.m. Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina, 330-725-4415, mcdl.info

Preschool Story Hour. Join Miss Chris for a morning of stories, songs, dance and snacks. 3/2-4/27. 10 a.m. Peninsula Library, 6105 Riverview Road, 330-467-7323, peninsulalibrary.org

Eastlake Preschool Storytime. Help your preschooler develop the literacy and social skills needed for Kindergarten. 10-10:30 a.m. Eastlake Public Library, 36706 Lakeshore Blvd., 440-942-7880, we247.org

Garrettsville Storytime. A great opportunity for children to interact with other children and adults while fostering a love of reading and showcasing great books for little listeners. 11-11:45 a.m. Garrettsville Branch Library, 10482 South St., portagelibrary.org

 

TUESDAYS

Lapsit Storytime. Rhymes, song and play for children ages birth-24 months with adult caregiver. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

Caregiver & Me at the Children’s Museum of Cleveland. A morning of singing, dancing and movement. Bond with your baby as you learn new things to try at home. 3813 Euclid Ave., cmcleveland.org

Waddlers. Share books and bubbling activities during this program designed for ages 12-24 months and their caregivers. 6 p.m. Amherst Public Library, 221 Spring St., 440-988-4230, amherst.lib.oh.us

Baby Bonanza. Bring your not-yet-walking babies 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

Rock-A-Bye Tales. Lapsit storytime for babies 6-24 months and a caregiver. Through 4/28. 9:30-10 a.m. Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St., 330-928-2117, cuyahogafallslibrary.org

Baby Bookworms. Enjoy one-on-one lap time engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and more. Spend some time cuddling with your baby and connecting with other caregivers. 3/17-3/31. 10 a.m. Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 440-352-3383, morleylibrary.org

Toddler Tuesday at the Mall. 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

Play and Learn Stations. Preschool literacy program offering interactive opportunities for parents or caregivers to explore with their children, ages birth to 5 years. 10 a.m.-noon. Shaker Library, 16500 Van Aken Blvd., 216-991-2030, shakerlibrary.org

 

WEDNESDAYS

Mommy Mix & Mingle at the Akron Children’s Museum. Drop your school-aged children off at school, bring your babies and preschoolers and enjoy some playtime and meet other moms. First Wednesday of the month. 10 a.m.-noon. 216 S. Main St., akronkids.org

Tales for Twos. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Through 3/10. 10:30 a.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712, ncantonlibrary.com

Rhythm & Rhyme. A story, music and movement for preschoolers. Ages 3-5 with caregiver. Through 5/6. Bainbridge Branch Library, 17222 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, 440-543-5611, divi.geaugalibrary.net

Walking Babies Story Time. Through 4/22. 9:45 a.m. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, 330-688-3295, smfpl.org

 

THURSDAYS

Stories and Play. Enjoy stories, movement and songs for young children. Stay and play afterward with toys and a chance for parents to chat. 10:15-11:30 a.m. Goodyear Branch Library, 60 Goodyear Blvd., Akron, 330-784-7522, akronlibrary.org

Wee Ones. Songs, rhymes and simple stories for ages birth-36 months. Through 4/16. 10:30 a.m. Barberton Public Library, 602 W. Park Ave., 330-745-1194, barberton.lib.oh.us

Baby Signs. Baby sign language is all about using simple gestures with babies and toddlers that allow parents and caregivers the opportunity to communicate with youngsters long before they have begun speaking. Through 3/19. 6-6:30 p.m. Twinsburg Public Library, 10050 Ravenna Road, 330-425-4268, twinsburglibrary.org

Babies and Books. Lapsit storytime with rhymes, bouncing songs, books and activities. 10-10:30 a.m. Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna, 330-296-2827, reedlibrary.org

Movers and Shakers. Preschoolers and their caregivers will enjoy singing, playing, talking, listening and moving together. 10-10:30 a.m. Bertram Woods Branch Library, 20600 Fayette Road, Shaker Hts., shakerlibrary.org

 

FRIDAYS

Family Story Time. Children of all ages with a favorite adult are invited to join for songs, stories, fingerplays and more. 10:30 a.m. Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St., 330-673-4414, kentfreelibrary.org

 

SATURDAYS

Art Stories at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Enjoy this weekly story time that combines children’s books, CMA artworks and interactive fun. Designed for children and their favorite grown-up. 11-11:30 a.m. 11150 East Blvd., 216-421-7350, clevelandart.org

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