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Free Cuyahoga County Public Library Activities

CCPL ACTIVITIES - Register at cuyahoga library

Brick Builders Play Day: Ocean Animals Grades K – 5 Be part of a big build! Contribute anything you can imagine to our ocean world. We supply the LEGOTM.

Mon, May 13 / 6 PM – 7 PM 


Artful Impact  Grades K – 8  Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good. Fridays through May 10 / 4 PM


Plan your summer fun and learning: Inflatable Fun! Families, celebrate summer at the library and get signed up for the Summer Reading Challenge! Inflatable obstacle course, balloon twisting, unicorn bubble dance and more. Release and Hold Harmless form is required. Sat, Jun 1 / Between 11 AM and 2 PM


Free Summer Lunch starts Monday, June 3, Kids 18 & younger, Mon – Fri / Jun 3 to Aug 9 / 12 PM to 1 PM


Kid Innovation Center opens Monday, June 3, Children entering Grades 1 - 6, Drop in to the KIC to explore robotics, coding, construction, stop-motion animation, writing and making books at your own pace. See branch calendar for weekly building challenges and special events., Mon – Thu / Jun 3 to Jul 25 / 1 PM - 3 PM


Snakes! with the Herps Alive Foundation, Families with children entering Grade K and up learn about and touch real snakes and other reptiles. Attendance may be limited to available space., Sat, Jun 15 / Program 2 PM / Meet the reptiles between 2:30 PM and 3:30 PM


Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!, Children entering Grades 1 – 6, A show about the science of hot air balloons, hovercrafts and more. Please register.

Mon, Jun 17 / 1 PM


The Dandee Diamond Mystery Adventure, Children entering Grades 1 – 4. Can you find the hidden diamond? Solve riddles, discover clues, and go on an epic escapade. Registration required., Thu, Jun 20 / 6:30 PM


Zoomobile : Animals around the World, Children entering Grades 1 – 6, Meet live animal ambassadors from the Akron Zoo. Learn about animals and habitats in a small group. Space is limited and first come, first served. Release Form required., Mon, Jun 24 / 1 PM or 2 PM


Ice Cream Social, Everyone, join the party! Fun activities and Honey Hut ice cream for everyone. Children must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver.

Thu, Jul 11 / Between 6:30 PM and 8 PM


Ada Twist STEAM Challenge. Families with children entering Grades 2 to 5 join us for this exciting family reading and hands-on lava-lamp building program that explores the Scientific Method. Registration required., Sat, Jul 13 / 2 PM


Adventures in the Dark - Scary Stories, Children entering Grades 3 – 6 join us for a spooky night of stories. Registration required., Thu, Jul 18 / 7 PM


Summer English Language Learning with CCPL, ELL Instruction for Kindergarten Readiness, Join us for ESL Summer Programming led by ESL teachers! Registered students ages 4-6 (entering/exiting Kindergarten) will enjoy lessons and activities to help prepare them for school.

Mon – Thu / Jul 29 – Aug 15 / 10 AM – 12 PM


Kindergarten Countdown Week, Kids entering K in 2024 and a caregiver, Fun activities prepare your child (and you!) for the expectations of school. Register for each session separately., Fine Motor Skills / Mon, Aug 5 / 1 PM, Printing Letters / Tue, Aug 6 / 1 PM, Sharing and Teamwork / Wed, Aug 7 / 1 PM, Off to School! Classroom Skills / Thu, Aug 8 / 1 PM


Watercolor Landscape Painting, Children entering Grade 1 – 5, explore watercolors and create an original landscape. Registration required.

Wed, Aug 14 / 2 PM


Wiggleworms, Ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver, Music, stories and dancing – no sitting required! Fun for all. Mon, Aug 19 / 6:30 PM


Grandparents Festival 2024Families with Children Age 3 to Grade 5, Celebrate grandparents and grand-friends with grandparent-grandkid BINGO, family pictures, arts and crafts, and more., Sat, Aug 24 / Between 10 AM and 2 PM