Storytimes at all GCPL Branches

Regular storytimes

Bainbridge storytimes

Registration not required.  

Baby storytime 
Infants, with caregiver 
Tuesdays: Jan. 7 – May 5, except March 24, 9:30 a.m. 
Join us for songs, stories, and bounces with your baby.  Stay and play with toys and socialize.  Infants with caregiver. 

Baby rhythm and rhyme 
Ages 15 – 35 months, with caregiver  
Wednesdays: Jan. 8 – May 6, except March 25, 9:30 a.m.   
A story, music, and movement for young walkers and caregivers.  

Preschool rhythm & rhyme 
Ages 3 – 5, with caregiver 
Wednesdays: Jan. 8 – May6, except March 25, 10:30 a.m. 
A story, music, and movement for preschoolers.   

Family storytime 
All ages, with caregiver  
Thursdays: Jan. 9 – May 7, except March 26, 10 a.m.  
Join us for stories, music, and crafts at our family fun storytime. 
 

Special Bainbridge Storytimes 

Sensory storytime 
All ages, with caregiver 
Saturdays: Jan. 25, Feb. 29, March 21, April 18, 10 a.m.  
Join us for a storytime in a supportive environment for children with autism and/or sensory integration challenges. 

Chardon storytimes

Chardon, 440-285-7601  
Registration is required.

Babytime 
Birth – 18 months, with caregiver 
Mondays: Jan. 20 – April 13, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.  

Preschool storytime 
Ages 3-5, with caregiver  
Mondays: Jan. 20 – April 13, 11 a.m.  
Thursdays: Jan. 23 – April 16, 2 p.m. 

Family storytime 
All ages and families 
Tuesdays: Jan. 21 – April 14, 6:30 p.m.  
Wednesdays: Jan. 22 – April 15, 6:30 p.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 23 – April 16, 9:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.  

Toddler storytime 
18 months – 3 years, with caregiver 
Wednesdays: Jan. 22 – April 15, 10 a.m. or 11:15 a.m.  

Geauga West storytimes

Geauga West, 440-729-4250
Registration is required.

Babytime 
Birth – 18 months, with caregiver  
Mondays: 10 – 10:45 a.m.  
Wednesdays: 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. or 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.  
Winter session: Jan. 13 – Feb. 21 
Spring session: Mar. 9 – Apr. 24 
No storytimes March 22 – 29 

Family storytime 
All ages   
Mondays: 6:30 – 7:15 p.m. 
Winter session: Jan. 13 – Feb. 21 
Spring session: Mar. 9 – Apr. 24 
No storytimes March 22 – 29 

Toddler storytime  
18 months – 3 years, with caregiver 
Tuesdays: 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. or 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.  
Winter session: Jan. 13 – Feb. 21 
Spring session: Mar. 9 – Apr. 24 
No storytimes March 22 – 29 

Preschool storytime 
Ages 3 – 5, caregiver remains in building  
Wednesdays: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. or 4 – 4:45 p.m.  
Winter session: Jan. 13 – Feb. 21 
Spring session: Mar. 9 – Apr. 24 
No storytimes March 22 – 29 

Middlefield storytimes

Middlefield, 440-632-1961
No registration required.

Preschool tinkerlabs 
Ages 2 -5  
Fridays: Jan. 10, Feb. 14, March 13, April 3, 10 a.m.  
Playful program to encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creativity. 

Toddler storytime 
18 months – 2 years , with caregiver 
Tuesdays: Jan. 21 – March 31, 10 – 10:30 a.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 23 – April 2, 11 – 11:30 a.m.  

Family storytime 
All ages 
Tuesdays: Jan. 21 – March 31, 11 – 11:30 a.m 

Preschool story time 
Ages 3 -5, independent or with caregiver. 
Wednesdays: Jan. 22 – April 1, 10 – 10:30 a.m. 
Thursdays: Jan. 23 – April 2, 10 – 10:30 a.m. 

Special Middlefield Storytimes  

Storytime STEAM 
Ages 3 – 5 with caregiver 
Fridays: Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 27, April 24, 10 a.m.  
We’ll use some favorite picture books to create fun hands-on ways to challenge children’s thinking and problem-solving skills. 

Tree tale tellers 
Grades K – 3  
Middlefield: Tues., April 21, 4 p.m.  
Newbury: Thurs., April 23, 11:30 a.m. – noon.  
Holden Arboretum’s Tree Tale Tellers will come to the library to host a special family storytime in anticipation of Arbor Day. 

Newbury storytimes

Newbury   440-564-7552

Pre-K Storytime 
Birth – 5 years, with caregiver 
Thursdays Jan. 23 – April 9, 11:30 a.m. – noon 
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts and dancing.  

Thompson storytimes

Thompson   440-298-3831

Family storytime 
All ages 
Mondays: Feb. 3 – March 23, 7 – 7:45 p.m.  
Wednesdays: Feb. 5 – March 25, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.