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Children’s Programs Set at Brecksville Library

Besides ongoing storytimes for children from birth to five years old , the Brecksville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library has quite the list of free children’s programs this spring.

The Brecksville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library is offering an array of free children’s programs this spring. 

It’s not just about story time anymore.

Think musical petting zoo; gardening for children; and explorations stations.

Register in person, by phone at 440-526-1102 or online. Watch for a reminder for children going into grades 5—7 to stop in the library any time beginning May 13 to pick up a registration form and parental approval slip for this year’s Summer Helpers.

Here’s a complete list of activities, provided by the library.

The Musical Petting Zoo.  Registration required.   Grades Pre-K—3 accompanied by an adult caregiver.  Saturday, March 2nd from 2:30—3:15 PM. Join students from the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Orchestra and Band as they share stories with music and lead a sing-a-long.  There will be time for children to touch and play the instruments, and a craft to make.

Shipwrecks Science.  Registration required.   Grades 2—5.  Saturday, March 9th from 2:00—3:00 PM.  Come to an hour of hands-on shipwrecks science with Susannah Hamm, Cuyahoga County Public  Library’s Science & Technology Specialist.  Try your hand at some ship construction and learn about big ship design.  Investigate icebergs and discover how the “unsinkable “ Titanic went down.

Exploration Station: Off to Work.  Registration required beginning Friday, March 1st Ages 3—5 with adult caregiver.  Wednesday, April 17th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM OR Wednesday, April 17th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Join us for stories and activities about careers.  Children will be able to explore and learn about different jobs through play at hands-on activity stations.

Kindermusik.  Registration required beginning Friday, March 15.   Ages 2—5 with an adult caregiver.  Thursday, April 25th from 1:30—2:15PM OR Thursday April 25th from 6:30—7:15PM.  Join Linda Huth of Kindermusik for a fun program of music and and movement. 

Gardening for Kids.  Grades K—5. Saturday, May 4th from 10:00—11:30 AM. Decorate a pot, then plant some culinary herbs.  Drop-in between 10:00—11:30 AM.  Sponsored by the Chippewa Garden Club.  Registration is not required, however parent  or guardian must sign a release form prior to the program.

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