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Connecting for Kids is pleased to partner with Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL), Lakewood Public Library (LPL) and Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL) to cross-promote their programming for special needs children and their typical peers.


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Sensory story times are offered at the following CCPL branches:

  • Middleburg Heights Branch, 15600 East Bagley Rd., 1-440-234-3600
  • North Royalton Branch, 5071 Wallings Rd., 1-440-237-3800
  • Parma Branch, 6996 Powers Blvd., 1-440-885-5362
  • Solon Branch, 34125 Portz Pkwy., 1-440-248-8777
  • Strongsville Branch, 18700 Westwood Dr., 1-440-238-5530


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Located at the Main Library location on Detroit Ave. in Lakewood, LPL offers sensory story times, targeting children ages 3-7. You can register for LPL events by using the online registration links or contacting the Youth Services Desk at 1-216-226-8275 ext. 140.

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Located on Center Ridge Rd. in Westlake, WPPL offers a variety of programs targeting children, ages 3-12, and focusing on literacy, learning and social interactions. You can register for WPPL events using the registration links below or by contacting the Youth Services Desk at 1-440-250-5471

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    • 20 Feb 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, Craft Room
    • 0

    Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.

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    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program, however, you can register for this program via our website. In partnership with the Westlake Porter Public Library, Connecting for Kids is promoting "Kids in the Kitchen".

    For children ages 8-12, learn basic cooking skills with fast, simple no-bake recipes just for kids! For students with special needs and their typical peers.  If you have allergy or special diet concerns, please contact the Youth Department at 440-250-5471 for a complete list of ingredients.

    To register, either click on the registration button or call Rebecca Shook at 440-250-5471.
    Program lasts 45 minutes.
      



    • 24 Feb 2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge. Rd., Westlake
    • 0
    Registration is closed
    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program, however, you can register for this program via our website. In partnership with the Westlake Porter Public Library, Connecting for Kids is promoting Sensory Storytime: Content is geared for ages 3 to 7, but any age can register.


    This 45-minute program features a friendly storytime for children with special needs and their parents/caregivers. Siblings are welcome.  Includes time for social play.


    To register, click the button on the left or contact Rebecca Shook at 440-250-5471. 


    Click here for a social story that you can read with your child before attending.


    • 12 Mar 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 8

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 30 minute storytime, followed by a time for socialization, is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 to 7, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend, but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with the Lakewood Public Library.



    • 13 Mar 2017
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge. Rd., Westlake
    • 4
    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program, however, you can register for this program via our website. In partnership with the Westlake Porter Public Library, Connecting for Kids is promoting Sensory Storytime: Content is geared for ages 3 to 7, but any age can register.


    This 45-minute program features a friendly storytime for children with special needs and their parents/caregivers. Siblings are welcome.  Includes time for social play.


    To register, click the button on the left or contact Rebecca Shook at 440-250-5471. 


    Click here for a social story that you can read with your child before attending.


    • 24 Mar 2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge. Rd., Westlake
    • 6
    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program, however, you can register for this program via our website. In partnership with the Westlake Porter Public Library, Connecting for Kids is promoting Sensory Storytime: Content is geared for ages 3 to 7, but any age can register.


    This 45-minute program features a friendly storytime for children with special needs and their parents/caregivers. Siblings are welcome.  Includes time for social play.


    To register, click the button on the left or contact Rebecca Shook at 440-250-5471. 


    Click here for a social story that you can read with your child before attending.


Call or email:

Phone: 1-440-250-5563
Email: info@connectingforkids.org

Address:

P.O. Box 45372
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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