Northeast Ohio Virtual Storytimes and Activities

Northeast Ohio Virtual Storytimes and Activities

Local libraries and other family-friendly organizations in the region are offering parents and kids an opportunity to participate in activities from the comfort of their own homes. Children can sing, dance, listen to a story, do crafts and socialize in these fun, virtual events. Check out this list for the weekly opportunities.

MONDAYS

Virtual Preschool Storytime. Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Jessica! Register to receive a Zoom link. 11:30 a.m-noon. Fairlawn-Bath Branch Library, akronlibrary.org/events

Story Stop on Facebook Live. Enjoy stories, songs and activities from the comfort of your own home. 10:30-11 a.m. lorainpubliclibrary.org

StoryTime @ Home. Join the Children’s staff on the ALPL YouTube channel each week for a quick story and rhyme at home. Accompanying craft bags will be available for pickup through Curbside Service each Monday beginning at 10 a.m. All ages. Avon Lake Public Library, alpl.org. 

Family Storytime. Join MCDL staff for books, rhymes, songs and fingerplays! All children and their caregivers are welcome. 10:30-11 a.m. Medina County District Library, mcdl.info.

TUESDAYS

Preschool Storytime.  During story times, we will sing songs and read stories. An activity sheet/craft will be available to be pick up.   These can be picked up at any time during that week. For ages 3-5. 11 a.m. An email will be sent every week with the YouTube link. Perry Public Library,  perrypubliclibrary.org

Virtual Family Storytime. Mix and mingle in the virtual family storytime room on Zoom. Children of all ages and their families can spend some time together while enjoying stories, songs and fun. 10 a.m. Mentor Public Library, mentorpl.org.

Storytime at Home. Do you miss storytime? You can still enjoy stories and songs from home by visiting the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Facebook page. 10 a.m. smfpl.org.

All-Ages Storytime. Get ready to sing, read and share together via Zoom. This storytime will be geared for kids of all ages. 10-11 a.m. Cuyahoga Falls Library, cuyahogafallslibrary.org.

Lapsit. Children from birth-23 months and their caregivers are invited to participate in this program full of stories, rhymes, bounces and songs. 10:45 a.m. Kirtland Public Library, kirtland.lib.oh.us

Family Storytime Live. Join on Zoom for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome. 11 a.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, westlakelibrary.org.

WEDNESDAYS

Virtual Growing Readers Storytime. Kids ages 2 – 5 and their parents or caretakers are invited to join for stories, songs, rhymes and more from 9:30 – 10 a.m. through April 28 . Register to receive a Zoom link. Holmes County District Public Library. holmeslibrary.org/events/

Toddler Storytime. You and your toddler will participate in stories, songs and movements together, virtually. 10-10:30 a.m. Wadsworth Public Library, wadsworthlibrary.com.

Kids-N-Tunes. Online class filled with singing, listening, instrument playing and moving alongside your child. Parents/caregivers learn ways to use music at home while children participate in success-oriented activities to help them learn and grow in a group music environment. 10:30 a.m. Beck Center for the Arts, beckcenter.org

Preschool storytime. Join their usual storytime, modified slightly to accommodate a fun craft project. Upon registration, families will be notified via email with instructions for picking up the craft materials at your local branch. 10:30 a.m. Geauga County Public Library, divi.geaugalibrary.net.

Baby & Toddler Storytime. Join for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. 10 a.m. -10:25 a.m. Brook Park Branch Library, cuyahogalibrary.org.

THURSDAYS

Storytime with Miss Mary. Miss Mary will share books, rhymes and songs to help prepare children for kindergarten and add joy to their day. Geared towards children ages 0-5 and their adults. 10:30-11 a.m. Akron Public Library, akronlibrary.org.

FRIDAYS
Virtual Family Story Time.  A link will be sent to the email that you provide at registration at 11 a.m. every Friday from January 8 through April 30. You can pick up the weekly craft materials through the drive up window any time during the week. Perry Public Library, perrypubliclibrary.org

January 6

Snowman Virtual Family Storytime. Join as a family while we investigate what snowmen really do at night. 6:30- 7 p.m. Reed Memorial Library, reedlibrary.org/home.

January 9

Family Zoom Storytime. If you want to enjoy storytime from the comfort of your own home, here is your chance. Join in as we read books and sing songs in our Family Zoom storytime. 11-11:30 a.m. Heights Library, heightslibrary.org/events.

January 13

Butterfly Hands for Toddlers. Join Nancy Barnett for a six-week introduction to signing with your baby using the Baby Signs Program. For ages 18 months to 2.5 years with a grown-up. 11-11:30 a.m. Shaker Library, shakerlibrary.org.

January 15

Pajama Jam Interactive Storytime. Join us for a new kind of interactive storytime on Zoom! Stop by the children’s desk to pick up your Pajama Jam Kit starting the Monday before each program. 10:30-11 a.m. twinsburglibrary.org. 

January 18

Toddler Zoom Storytime. Help your toddler develop literacy and social skills through age-appropriate stories, songs and other activities. 10 a.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org.

Have a storytime you would like to share? Please email [email protected] to be added to this list. 

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