Children's Dept. Hours & Info1-440-333-7610 ext. 5502Monday- Thursday: 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Friday- Saturday: 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m. (During school year.)
On December 1, the 2017 Ohio Buckeye Children’s and Teen Book Award Winners were announced! And the winners are… K-2 — The Ninjabread Man by C. J. Leigh and Illustrated by Chris Gall 3-5 — Pax by Sara Pennypacker and … Continue reading
You are surely aware of the American Girl Dolls, but did you know they have their own books? Better yet, did you know that you can find these books at Rocky River Public Library? Old “friends” like Felicity and Samantha … Continue reading
It’s time to vote and the nominees are books! Voting for the Buckeye Children’s Book Awards has begun! The Buckeye Children’s Book Award platform is a unique state competition which allows children to view literature with a critical eye. The … Continue reading
Gratitude for our Rocky River Community We are fortunate to live and work in the wonderful community of Rocky River where so many contributed and participated in the community wide read of “Wonder”. It was a delightful summer long experience … Continue reading
It’s August and the 2017 Build a Better World Summer Reading program has officially ended. This is the month that we step back and realize how very busy the Children’s Department has been since June. For the last couple … Continue reading
Each summer I have the pleasure to operate our youth Reading Partner Program where younger children get paired up with older children to practice their reading skills over the summer. I use award winning read alouds and staff favorites then organize … Continue reading
Children’s programs, especially summer offerings tend to fill quickly, but never fear, the Children’s Department has many drop-in programs available as well! There is no need to register, just mark your calendar and come by the Library at the specified … Continue reading
The Children’s Department is gearing up for another blockbuster summer! Kickoff for Summer Reading is Tuesday, June 13th. The theme this year is “Build a Better World”. Join our Summer Reading program and earn prizes for reading. Just read…share…and reap … Continue reading
Ms. Megan the Teen Librarian and I have enjoyed a new merger between Rocky River Middle School and Rocky River Public Library. We have been thrilled to offer “Book Tastings” to 375 students in the 6th and 7th grade. What … Continue reading