Programs For School-Age Students

Lakewood Public Library provides a wide variety of extended learning opportunities for elementary school children. Quality programs that provide positive child development and a wide range of age-appropriate programming choices are available and accessible when students are not in school.

Art Explosion

For Students in Fifth through Eighth Grade. Learn about different artists featured in the Cleveland Museum of Art collection. You will also learn different art techniques and creative concepts in this six-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

Strokes of Genius

For Students in Second through Fourth Grade. Art activities and stories will open up the picturesque world of art during this six-week program. Learn about various renowned artists and the different methods of expression they used, while creating and critiquing artwork of your own. This program culminates with an art show for family and friends. […] Read More

Happy Chinese

For Students in First through Sixth Grade. Learn about Chinese characters, expressions, songs and culture in this six-week interactive program taught by visiting professor Shunqin Li of the Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University. The Confucius Institute offers courses in Chinese characters, Chinese calligraphy, Tai Chi, traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese language for all levels. […] Read More

Illustration Creation

For Students in Kindergarten through First Grade. Love to look at the illustrations in picture books? You can create your own pictures in this engaging program featuring picture book art. This six-week program will feature a different children’s book illustrator each week for project inspiration and will culminate with an art show for family and […] Read More

Sew Your Own Library Tote

For Patrons 8 Years and Older. The Library doesn’t give out plastic bags as part of our effort to go green and ensure that we are doing our best to respect the environment, but that doesn’t mean we want you to stop checking out more materials than you can carry. Create your own unique, stylish […] Read More

Family Music and More- Comedy Escapes and Magic Fun with Ron Price

The astounding escape artist Ron Price blends both comedy and magic into this riveting show. You will be captivated by his ability to escape from just about anything. Wrap him in chains, ropes, mail bags or strait jackets—it doesn’t matter—he can escape! Price spent years practicing magic and escape artistry to create an amazing show. […] Read More

Art Explosion

For Students in Fifth through Eighth Grade. Learn about different artists featured in the Cleveland Museum of Art collection. You will also learn different art techniques and creative concepts in this six-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

Strokes of Genius

For Students in Second through Fourth Grade. Art activities and stories will open up the picturesque world of art during this six-week program. Learn about various renowned artists and the different methods of expression they used, while creating and critiquing artwork of your own. This program culminates with an art show for family and friends. […] Read More

Happy Chinese Workshop- Chinese Ink Painting

For Students in First through Sixth Grade. Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. Painting in the traditional style is known today in Chinese as guóhuà, meaning national or native painting. This traditional painting is done with a brush dipped in black ink. In this workshop you will learn […] Read More

Creepy Creative Writing

For Students in Third through Sixth Grade. Mix magnificent magic, a cup of creatures, a sprinkle of suspense and a pinch of pretend. Then garnish with groans and moans to have the perfect recipe for a murky mix of some of your very best creative writing! Join us for two hours of spooky fun! Creative […] Read More