FALL REGISTRATION begins Saturday, September 9, after 9:00 a.m. for Rocky River School District residents. Open registration is Tuesday, September 12, after 9:00 a.m. There are three easy ways to register! Click here to register online. You can also call 440.333.7610 ext. 5502 or stop by the Children’s Department to register in person. Please note, a parent or caregiver must be present in the building during all programs for children 10- years-old and younger
Children’s Programs for Fall
Play, Learn & Grow!
For ages 6 months to 3 years & their caregivers
Wednesday, December 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Purple Room
Thursday, December 14, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Purple Room
Perfect for children and adults to enjoy some quality “together time” while playing with toys and reading books. Let’s have some fun!
For ages 4-6
Mondays, November 20 or December 18, 1:30 or 7:00 p.m., Purple Room
Jump in and get energized with a parachute, music and movement!
Adapted Story Time
For children with special needs & their families
Saturdays, September 16, October 14, November 18 & December 16, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Purple Room
Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. Programs incorporate double visuals, a schedule board and an opportunity for play and socialization
For students completing grades 2-5
Thursday, November 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m. or Mondays, October 16 or December 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Computer Training Room
Come and explore the digital world of Minecraft! Minecraft is an Internet game focusing on creativity and building in a randomly generated 3D world. Minecrafters is held in the Computer Training Room.
Tween Book Clubs & Fall Programs
Registration required. A copy of the book for each club member will be available for pick up in the Children’s Department at time of registration. Snacks provided.
Book Club for students completing grades 4-6
Mondays, October 30 & November 27, 3:30 -4:30 p.m., Purple Room
Do you love comics and graphic novels? If so, then Going Graphic is a book club for you! We will read Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier, followed by Crogan’s Loyalty by Chris Schweizer.
Middle School Book Club
Book Club for students in grades 6-8
Wednesdays, October 11, November 8 & December 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Community Room
Walk over the to the Library after school to join Ms. Heather and Ms. Megan for a book club just for 6th, 7th and 8th graders.
Tween Tech Club
For students in grades 4-6
Mondays, November 6, & December 4, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Purple Room
Each month we will explore a new hardware or software – coding, circuitry, robotics and more!
Volunteer Youth Crew
For students in grades 4-6
Wednesdays, November 1 & December 6, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Purple Room
Make a difference at your Library by volunteering to work in the Children’s Department. Projects include shelving DVDs, a community service project, and decorating the Library’s holiday tree.
For students in grades 4 & up
Wednesday, December 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Auditorium
Just in time for Winter Break! A book seller from the publisher Penguin Random House will be here to share what’s new in middle grade and teen books. Each “course” of books will feature a different snack.
No registration required.
Get in the Game!
For students in grades 3-6
Wednesdays, October 25 & November 29, 3:15-5:00 p.m., Auditorium
Meet up after school to hang out with your friends, play games and munch on snacks. Join us for Wii U Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart, iPads, board games and candy prize bingo!
For students in grades 3-6
Mondays, October 9, November 13 & December 11, 3:30 p.m. Purple room Enjoy a movie after school with free popcorn and drinks. We will feature newly released DVDs along with everyone’s favorite classics!
REGISTRATION for Holiday Programs begins Saturday, November 11, after 9:00 a.m. There are three easy ways to register! Click here to register online. You can also call 440.333.7610 ext. 5502 or stop by the Children’s Department to register in person. Please note, a parent or caregiver must be present in the building during all programs for children 10- years-old and younger.
Baby & Me Holiday Story Time
For babies and toddlers and their caregivers
Join us for a 20-minute lapsit program of songs, stories and rhymes in the Purple Room.
Wednesday, December 6, 6:15 or 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 7, 9:15 or 10:15 a.m.
Family Story Time
For toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers
Join us for a 30-minute program of stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft in the Purple Room
Tuesday, December 5, 9:45 or 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, December 7, 6:30 p.m.
Preschool Story Time
For ages 4, 5 & 6 on their own
Join us for a 45-minute program of stories, crafts and concepts for the independent child in the Green Room.
Monday, December 4, 1:30 or 7:00 p.m.
School Age Holiday Program
For students in grades 1-3 in the Purple Room.
Tuesday, December 5, 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
Make a Gingerbread House
For students in grade 2 & up and their caregivers
Saturday, December 9, 11:00 a.m. until completion of craft, Auditorium.
Your own “graham cracker” Gingerbread House would be a great decoration for the Holiday Season! Please be prompt.
Holiday Craft Festival (drop-in)
For all ages
Tuesday, November 28, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Auditorium
The holidays are coming and it’s time to decorate! Stop by the Library with family and friends and make ornaments together. No registration required.