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  • Willoughby-Eastlake

    Public Library



    September-December 2017


    Thank you for supporting us

    throughout the renovation process at

    Willoughby and Willowick Libraries!


    1st Annual Lake County

    Volunteer Fair!

    Interested in volunteering but aren’t sure where

    to start? Join us for the 1st Annual Lake County

    Volunteer Fair. Several Lake County

    organizations will be on hand to showcase their

    volunteer opportunities including Lifeline,

    Hospice of the Western Reserve, McKinley

    Outreach Center, W-E Library Boosters, Lake

    County Board of Developmental Disabilities and

    many more. Refreshments, door prizes and

    vendor bingo will also be available.

    Monday, October 9th

    3-7 pm

    Willowick Library

    Lake Humane Society

    Adoption Event!

    Find your new best friend! Adoptable pets will be available to visit with. Not sure if you are ready to

    be a pet owner? Bring your questions for a discussion of pet do’s and don’ts!

    Saturday, September 9th

    1-4 pm

    Willoughby Library


    Registration Is REQUIRED For All Programs.

    Crazy 8’s Math Join us for our new weekly after-school math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities! Kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes, play games and much more. Registration begins Aug 14. Program runs Sep 11-Oct 31. Mondays, 3:30-4:30 pm (Grades K-2) Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm (Grades 3-5) Willoughby Homeschool Computers and Research This four month series of classes will teach your child computer and Internet basics, as well as research and library skills. Registration begins Aug 14. Ages 10 & up. Thursdays, Sep 21, Oct 19, Nov 16, Dec 21 10 or 11:30 am Willoughby Homeschool Science Adventures Each month we will cover an aspect of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) with hands-on activities. Ages 6+ only. Registration begins August 14. Thursdays, Sep 7, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7 10 or 11:30 am Willoughby Homeschool Travelers Take a trip around the world without leaving the library! Each month features a different location, complete with facts and fun activities. Thursdays, Sep 28, Oct 19, Nov 16 2 pm Eastlake LEGO Club We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination in our LEGO club! All ages welcome! Saturdays, Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 18, Dec 16 1:30-3 pm Eastlake Saturdays, Sep 2, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9 2-3:30 pm Willoughby Saturdays, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16 2-3:30 pm

    Willoughby Hills

    Saturdays, Sep 16, Oct 14, Nov 11 (Marvel Superhero LEGO Club), Dec 9 (Star Wars LEGO Club) 2-3:30 pm Willowick Library Fun House Join other students for board games, puzzles, crafts, puppet play and other fun activities. Grades K-6. Saturdays, Sep 23, Oct 21, Nov 4, Dec 2 11 am-12:30 pm Willowick

    Children’s Storytimes Each storytime program is full of entertaining, age-appropriate stories and activities that encourage literacy development and help your child prepare to be a skilled reader. Caregivers attend with children for all storytimes. Registration begins Sep 11. Program runs Sep 25-Nov 16.

    0-23 months Eastlake: Mondays 6:30 pm, Thursdays 10 am Willoughby: Tuesdays 6:30 pm, Wednesdays 10 or 10:45 am Willowick: Mondays 6:30 pm, Tuesdays 10:30 am

    0-5 years Willoughby Hills: Mondays 11:30 am, Thursdays 6:30 pm

    0-6 years Willowick: Wednesdays 6:30 pm

    24-36 months Eastlake: Tuesdays 10 am Willoughby: Tuesdays 10 or 11 am, Wednesdays 6:30 pm Willowick: Tuesdays 6:30 pm, Wednesdays 10 am

    3-5 years Eastlake: Mondays 10 am, Thursdays 6:30 pm Willoughby: Mondays 10 or 11 am Willowick: Thursdays 10 am

    Special Needs Storytime This storytime, specifically for children with special needs, features stories, rhymes, songs and other engaging activities in a welcoming environment. All ages welcome! Tuesdays, Sep 26, Oct 17, Nov 14, Dec 5 6:30 pm Eastlake Thursdays, Sep 28, Oct 26, Nov 30, Dec 28 10 am Willoughby Techno Tots Preschool Storytime Enjoy a special storytime with just a bit of iPad fun! Ages 2-6. Mondays, 6:30 pm Willoughby

    Barks for Books Practice your reading skills by reading to a therapy dog! Grades K-5. Saturdays, Sep 30, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9 9:30 or 10 am (Choose one time slot) Eastlake


  • Registration Is REQUIRED For All Programs.

    Pirate Ship Playdate & Craft Toys! Crafts! Fun! This weekly playdate provides a chance for children and caregivers to play and create together. Ages 2-5. Wednesdays, Sep 27-Nov 15 10 am Eastlake Special Needs LEGO Club This LEGO Club is specifically for children with special needs. We provide the LEGOs, you provide your imagination. All ages welcome! Saturdays, Sep 16, Oct 14, Nov 11 (Marvel Superhero LEGO club), Dec 9 (Star Wars LEGO club) 10:30 am-12 pm Willowick Young & Restless Join our popular music and movement class with shakers, bubbles, the parachute and more. Ages 2-4. Registration begins Nov 13. Program runs Nov 28-Dec 20. Willoughby: Tuesdays 6:30 pm, Wednesdays 10 or 10:45 am

    Willowick: Wednesdays 10 am, 11 am or 6:30 pm

    Movie Night at the Hills Watch recently released DVD movies on the big screen with free popcorn. Doors open at 5:30 pm with the movie running from 6-8 pm. Outside snacks and drinks are permitted. Wed Sep 13 To be announced Wed Oct 11 To be announced Wed Nov 15 Wonder Woman (Please Note: Doors open at 4:30 pm, movie begins at 5:30 pm) Wed Dec 13 To be announced Willoughby Hills

    Homemade Fidget Spinners Learn how to make your own fidget spinner! Space is limited so register early. Grades 3-6. Thu Sep 7 6:30 pm Eastlake IPride Fit Join Laura Gray for a special fitness event. At the core of this session is self-respect and improved self-esteem with the building blocks of knowledge, acceptance and education with regard to our bodies. Participants will need to bring 2 canned goods to be used as "weights" during the class which will be donated to a local food pantry upon class completion. Thu Sep 7 7 pm (All ages) Willowick Thu Nov 9 6:30 pm (Ages 5 & up) Willoughby The Wonderful World of Bubbles with the Bubble Lady If you’ve never seen Sue Durante’s amazing bubble show, you must attend this event! If you have seen her, you know you can’t wait to see it again! Space is limited so register early. Mon Sep 18 6:30 pm Willoughby

    Night Creatures Get a close-up view of some of the animals lurking in your own backyard! Presented by Lake Metroparks. All ages welcome. Tue Oct 3 6:30 pm Eastlake

    Boy Scout Merit Badge: Reading! Take steps toward earning a badge in reading by conducting research and learning how to use your library! Sat Oct 14 1 pm Eastlake Halloween Blast! Get ready for Halloween with special stories, games and crafts! Be sure to wear your Halloween costume. There may even be a spooky treat to take home! All ages welcome! Thu Oct 19 7 pm Willowick






  • Registration Is REQUIRED For All Programs.


    Halloween Spooktacular Enjoy crafts, games and stories during our annual Halloween event. Don’t forget your costume! Mon Oct 23 6:30 pm Willoughby Spooky Spectacular Wear your costume and join us for Halloween fun! Tue Oct 24 6:30 pm Eastlake

    Howling Halloween at the Hills Join us for a howling good fright night, complete with stories, songs and spooky crafts. Scary treats are included. Wear your costume! Wed Oct 25 6-7:30 pm Willoughby Hills

    Magic with Balloons Featuring Flower Clown Be mesmerized and entertained as we welcome Flower Clown to our library to perform special magic tricks and balloon creations. All ages welcome! Wed Nov 8 7 pm Willowick Wonder Woman Extravaganza! Celebrating 75 years! Join us for a Wonder Woman extravaganza! This program about the comic industry's most famous female will feature speakers from the Cleveland Public Library responsible for planning the 75th Anniversary exhibition. Movie starts at 5:30 pm. Wear your favorite Super Hero costume. Refreshments will be served. Wed Nov 15 4:30–7:30 pm Willoughby Hills IPride Fit & Write Children in grades 3-5 will join Laura Gray for a special fitness and writing workshop. IPride Write teaches the practice of mindfulness, which relieves stress and fosters being present for oneself, others and life. This session will also incorporate some of the fit workshop. Thu Nov 16 6:30 pm Willoughby

    Miracle on Erie St. with Flower Clown Stop by for a variety of holiday crafts when you come to Historic Downtown Willoughby for the Miracle on Erie St. event! Flower Clown will present a magic show at 1:30 pm! Sat Dec 2 10 am-2 pm Willoughby


    Merry Christmas Storytime and Craft Get ready for the holidays with magical stories and a holiday craft! All ages welcome! Mon Dec 4 7 pm Willowick Christmas Craftapolooza Stop by the library anytime to make and take a variety of Christmas themed crafts!