Youth Programs

The Library offers children’s programming for every age level.
Did you know that children who are read to at an early age are more successful in school and have a larger vocabulary when they enter school? For your budding reader we have a wide variety of age appropriate story time sessions designed to encourage your child’s social, emotional and cognitive development.
For your elementary through middle school age child Lakewood Public Library offers a variety of quality programs that highlight everything from art and Lego building to poetry and role playing.

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Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

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Adapted Story Time

For You and Your 3-to-7-Year-Old Child In this story time, children with varying learning styles and abilities will learn with their caregivers together in a safe supportive enbironment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This thirty-minute story time is designed for children who may not be flourishing in a traditional story time experience. […] Read More

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Holden Arboretum Tree-Tale-Tellers Story Time

For Children 3 Years Old through Preschool. Join us for a spring story time presented by a Tree-Tale-Teller volunteer from the Holden Forest and Gardens-Holden Arboretum. Listen to and participate in stories about trees, leaves, and spring. Engage in songs and activities related to trees as well as examine some items that come from trees! […] Read More

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Art Explosion

For Students in Fifth through Eighth Grade Learn about the different artists featured in the Cleveland Museum of Art. You will also learn different art techniques and creative concepts in this five-week program. After learning about the masters, you will experiment with your own style and create artwork to display at a special culminating art […] Read More

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Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders  featured image

Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders  featured image

Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders  featured image

Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

Family Weekend Wonders  featured image

Family Weekend Wonders

Looking for weekend entertainment for the whole family? Look no further! Drop in to the Library's special weekend story time. Your whole family will enjoy these programs full of enthusiastic stories, engaging activities, entertaining music and clever crafts. Family Weekend Wonders Drop-In Story Time is offered every weekend throughout the year and features a different […] Read More

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Music Therapy & More℠

For You and Your Birth to 6-Year-Old Child For families with children struggling in an area of development. This program, led by a board-certified music therapist, teaches families how to use music to improve their child's behavior and motor, communication and social skills. Siblings (age birth to six-years-old) may attend, but must register separately. Music […] Read More