Storytimes at all GCPL Branches

Regular storytimes

Bainbridge storytimes

No registration required unless noted

Bainbridge, 440-543-5611
Registration not required. 

Baby storytime 
Birth – 18 months, with caregiver 
Tuesdays: Jan. 8 – April 16, except March 26, 9:30 a.m. 

Baby musical storytime 
Birth – 18 months 
Wednesdays: Jan. 9 – April 17, except March 27, 9:30 a.m. 
A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver. 

Preschool musical storytime 
3 – 5 years, with caregiver 
Wednesdays: Jan. 9 – April 17, except March 27, 10 a.m. 

Family storytime 
All ages 
Thursdays: Jan. 10 – April 18, 10 a.m. 

Special Bainbridge Storytimes 

Saturday morning pajama storytime 
3 – 5 years 
Sat., Jan. 19, 11 a.m.
Sat., Feb. 23, 11 a.m. 
Sat., March 23, 11 a.m. 
Have a lazy Saturday morning at the Library!
Come for the story time, stay for the cartoons and cereal bar.
Pajamas encouraged! R 

Meet Pete the Cat!
All ages
Mon., Feb. 18, 10 a.m.

Meet everyone’s favorite story cat. Stop in and get your photo taken with Pete. Bring your digital phone, device or camera.

 

Chardon storytimes

Chardon, 440-285-7601  

Registration is required and starts Jan. 2. 

Baby storytime 
Birth – 18 months, with caregiver 
Mondays: Jan. 21 – April 1, 6:30 p.m. 
Wednesdays: Jan. 23 – April 3, 9:30 a.m. 

Toddler storytime 
18 months – 3 years, with caregiver 
Wednesdays: Jan. 23 – April 3, 10:30 or 11:15 a.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 24 – April 4, 9:30 a.m. 

Preschool storytime 
3 – 5 years, while caregiver remains in building 
Mondays: Jan. 21 – April 1, 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesdays: Jan. 22 – April 2, 6:30 p.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 24 – April 4, 9:30 a.m. 

Family storytime 
All ages 
Wednesdays: Jan. 23 – April 3, 6:30 p.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 24 – April 4, 11 a.m. 

Special Chardon Storytimes 

Pajama storytimes 
Bring your children dressed in pajamas for stories, rhymes, songs, and fun. They’ll be ready for bed when you get home. R 

Baby and toddler pajama storytime 
Birth – 2 years, with caregiver 
Mon., Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m.  

Preschool pajama storytime 
3 – 5 years, independent attendance while caregiver remains in the building 
Wed., Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. 

Preschool tinkerlab 
3 – 5 years 
Parents are invited to join in for the activities portion of the program. This playful, hands-on program encourages tinkering, curiosity, and creative thinking. 
Thurs., Jan. 10, 11 a.m.: Snow much fun 
Thurs., April 11, 11 a.m.: Mix it up 

Geauga West storytimes

Geauga West, 440-729-4250

Registration is required and starts Jan. 2. 
Winter session: Jan. 14 – Feb. 21 
Spring session: March 11– April 25 
No storytimes: March 24 – 31 

Baby storytime  
Birth – 18 months, with caregiver 
Wednesdays: 9:30 or 10:30 a.m.  
Thursdays: 10 a.m. 

Toddler storytime  
18 months – 3 years, with caregiver 
Tuesdays: 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. 

Preschool storytime  
3 – 5 years, while caregiver remains in building 
Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m. or 4 p.m. 

Family storytime  
All ages 
Mondays: 6:30 p.m. 

Middlefield storytimes

Middlefield, 440-632-1961  No registration required. 

Toddler storytime 
18 months – 2 years, with caregiver 
Tuesdays: Jan. 8 – April 23, 10 a.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 10 – April 25, 10 a.m. 

Preschool storytime 
Ages 3 – 5, independent attendance or with caregiver 
Wednesdays: Jan. 9 – April 24, 10 a.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 10 – April 25, 10 a.m. 

Preschool tinkerlab 
Ages 2 – 5 
Fridays: Jan. 11, Feb. 1, March 1, April 5, 10 a.m. 
Playful programs encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creativity. 

Storytime STEAM 
Ages 3 – 5, with caregiver 
Middlefield  
Fridays: Jan. 18, Feb. 8, March 8, April 12, 10 a.m. 
We’ll use some favorite picture books to create fun and hands-on ways to challenge children’s thinking and problem-solving skills. R 

Family storytime 
All ages 
Tuesdays: Jan. 8 – April 23, 11 a.m. 

Newbury storytimes

Family storytime 
All ages 
Registration required, begins Jan 2. 
Thursdays: Jan. 17 – April 18, 11:30 a.m. 
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts, and dancing. Children will laugh, sing, and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents alike. 

Thompson storytimes

Thompson  

Family storytime 
Birth – 10 years 
Mondays: Feb. 4 – March 25, 7 p.m. 
Wednesdays: Feb. 6 – March 27, 10:30 a.m