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Connecting for Kids is pleased to partner with local libraries to cross-promote their programming for children with special needs and their families.To learn more about a library partner, click the name below.


Address: 32649 Electric Blvd. (map)
Phone: 1-440-933-8917
Website: alpl.org
Registration: Use the registration links below or contact the library directly.

Show programs from Avon Lake Public Library only.



Adapted storytimes are offered at the following CCPL branches:

  • Middleburg Heights Branch, 15600 E. Bagley Rd., 1-440-234-3600 (map)
  • North Royalton Branch, 5071 Wallings Rd., 1-440-237-3800 (map)
  • Parma Branch, 6996 Powers Blvd., 1-440-885-5362 (map)
  • Parma-Snow Branch, 2121 Snow Rd., 1-216-661-4240 (map)
  • Solon Branch, 34125 Portz Pkwy., 1-440-248-8777 (map)

Website: cuyahogalibrary.org
Registration: Use the registration links below or contact the library branches directly.

Show programs from Cuyahoga County Public Library only.



Adapted storytimes are offered at the following EPLS branches:

  • Beginning Summer 2018 - Central Branch, 320 Washington Ave., 1-440-322-0287 (Youth Services) (map)
  • Beginning Fall 2018 - West River Branch, 1194 W River Rd. N., 1-440-324-2270 (map)

Website: elyria.lib.oh.us
Registration: Use the registration links below or contact the library branches directly.

Show programs from Elyria Public Library System only.



Address: 15425 Detroit Ave. (map)
Phone: 1-216-226-8275 ext. 140 (Youth Services Desk)
Website: lakewoodpubliclibrary.org
Registration: Use the links below (the library does not accept registration by phone).

Show programs from Lakewood Public Library only.



Address: 1600 Hampton Rd. (map)
Phone: 1-440-333-7610
Website: rrpl.org
Registration: Use the registration links below or contact the library directly.

Show programs from Rocky River Public Library only.



Address: 27333 Center Ridge Rd. (map)
Phone: 1-440-250-5471 (Youth Services Desk)
Website: westlakelibrary.org
Registration: Use the registration links below or contact the library directly.

Show programs from Westlake Porter Public Library only.


    • 21 Apr 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 15600 East Bagley Rd.
    • 5
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 28 Apr 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Parma Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6996 Powers Blvd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 04 May 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 05 May 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd.
    • 8
    Register

    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 Avon Lake Public Library.

    • 06 May 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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.

    • 12 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Rd.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Rocky River Public Library.

    • 12 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • North Royalton Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 5071 Wallings Rd.
    • 5
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 12 May 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Pkwy.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 12 May 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 15600 East Bagley Rd.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 14 May 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 19 May 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 31 May 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.

    Registration not required. Come view the results of Westlake Porter Public Library's Art Walk and meet the artists! The ArtWalk is an opportunity for persons with disabilities to explore nature and share their unique perspective of the world. Participants captured pictures of scenery they found beautiful, inspiring, or moving. This free reception is open to all! Photos will be on display in the library during the entire month of May.

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

    • 01 Jun 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 01 Jun 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Central Branch, Elyria Public Library System, 320 Washington Ave.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Elyria Public Library System.

    • 03 Jun 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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.

    • 11 Jun 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 14 Jun 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 24
    Register

    Engage your child's senses by scooping, pouring and sorting a variety of materials. For children with special needs (ages 3-6 years) and their typical siblings/peers.

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

    • 16 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • North Royalton Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 5071 Wallings Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 16 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Rocky River Public Library.

    • 16 Jun 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 21 Jun 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd.
    • 10
    Register

    This fun and engaging music program is designed for children (ages 3-7 years) with special needs and their families and conducted by staff from Music on a Mission. Adults are expected to participate in the program with their child. 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 Avon Lake Public Library.

    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Parma Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6996 Powers Blvd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 01 Jul 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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.

    • 09 Jul 2018
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 10 Jul 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 6
    Register

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

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

    • 14 Jul 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Rocky River Public Library, 1600 Hampton Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Rocky River Public Library.

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd.
    • 10
    Register

    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 Avon Lake Public Library.

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Parma Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 6996 Powers Blvd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Cuyahoga County Public Library.

    • 27 Jul 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 29 Jul 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Ave.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 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 years, 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 Aug 2018