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., 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 

 

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