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.