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Whale Weeks

Everyone

2024-01-03 00:00:00 2024-01-03 23:59:00 America/New_York Whale Weeks Blue Whales at Your Library kicks off with two weeks of programs, activities and special storytimes in the Children's Room. Parma-Powers Branch -

Wednesday, January 03
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-01-03 00:00:00 2024-01-03 23:59:00 America/New_York Whale Weeks Blue Whales at Your Library kicks off with two weeks of programs, activities and special storytimes in the Children's Room. Parma-Powers Branch -

Blue Whales at Your Library kicks off with two weeks of programs, activities and special storytimes in the Children's Room.

Blue Whales at Your Library Events

This work is based upon work funded by NSF under grant No. 2115860. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of Parma-Branch of CCPL and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Parma-Powers Branch

[email protected]
Phone: 440.885.5362
Fax: 440.884.2263
Branch manager
Donna Meyers

Hours
Mon, Mar 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Mar 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Mar 07 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 08 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Mar 09 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Mar 10 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Come play the popular card game Magic: The Gathering! Play in a variety of styles and formats; be it a one-on-one duel, two-headed giant or a free-for-all; from Commander to Cube Drafting - this is a casual gathering for all ages and skill levels (game may not be suitable for children under 10). Register online or call 216-267-5250. Beginners welcome! 

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 04, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Mon, Mar 04, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room (35)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Learn about the historical evolution of the technology behind the manufacturing of military arms in U.S. armories and its impact on the Civil War.

Tue, Mar 05, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Mar 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room (35)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Mar 06, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room (35)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, Mar 07, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Mar 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room B (80)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Fri, Mar 08, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Fri, Mar 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, Mar 09, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Teen (49)
Play Pokemon, swap cards, play board games and the Nintendo Switch or bring your tabletop games. Prizes and refreshments!

Sat, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Hands-on building and technology challenges give you the chance to solve problems, be creative and work with real engineers from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Registration required.

Sun, Mar 10, 12:00am - 12:59am
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Canceled
Mon, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room A (50)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A (50)
A free 12-week class teaching how to start a small business from the ground up. This cohort runs July 10th through September 28th.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Study Room 1
Class will be held in this room tonight.

Tue, Mar 12, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Conference Room (35)
Join us for a discussion of Foster by Claire Keegan. Books will be available one month in advance.

Tue, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Mar 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Tue, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
College Now staff will be on hand to help parents complete the new FAFSA requirements and answer questions.

Tue, Mar 12, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room A (50)
Learn skills you can apply to a variety of home repair needs in this two-part series from the Home Repair Resource Center.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Mar 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly movie discussion group. March film is Dreamin' Wild.

Thu, Mar 14, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Mar 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Six-month fiction writing workshop focused on short stories. Led by Eric Anderson.

Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish music performed by Sunday in the Park.

Fri, Mar 15, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Fri, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Put on a space suit and take an imaginary rocket to the moon! Explore simple principles of astronomy through hands-on activities and imaginative play. Registration required.

Fri, Mar 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, Mar 16, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Sat, Mar 16, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Homework Center (49)
Make a constellation jar and learn about space.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 17, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 18, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Mon, Mar 18, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Mar 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Study Room 1
Class will be held in this room tonight.

Mon, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Learn how to identify and manage stress caused by common circumstances faced by older adults.

Tue, Mar 19, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Conference Room (35)
Work independently to create simple jewelry pieces using your own creativity and the materials provided. 
This event is full

Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Mar 19, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Story/Craft Room (49)
Learn about blue whales through stories, songs and activities.

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room (35)
Work independently to create simple jewelry pieces using your own creativity and the materials provided. 
This event is full

Tue, Mar 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Story/Craft Room (49)
Learn about blue whales through stories, songs and activities.

Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Learn skills you can apply to a variety of home repair needs in this two-part series from the Home Repair Resource Center.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Mar 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Mar 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Monthly movie discussion group. March film is Dreamin' Wild.

Thu, Mar 21, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Mar 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Fri, Mar 22, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Fri, Mar 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, Mar 23, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Learn about blue whales through stories, songs and activities.

Sun, Mar 24, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 25, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Mon, Mar 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Mar 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Learning Center (16)
The Library offers FREE tech training classes that cover digital literacy basics, Windows, Microsoft Office programs, digital imaging and cloud computing.

Mon, Mar 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Riverside Cemetery takes you on a journey through tales of murder & mystery, and the fascinating stories of the cemetery’s permanent residents.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 26, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Mar 27, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Mar 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Gain confidence in speaking with new people in this hands-on workshop presented by Kimberlee Franz, Certified Etiquette Instructor.

Thu, Mar 28, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Story/Craft Room (49)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Thu, Mar 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Thu, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Thu, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
This event will be held in-person at the Parma-Powers Branch.

Fri, Mar 29, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Fri, Mar 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Fri, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Homework Center (49)
Art isn't just about making something beautiful, but can be used for self-expression, communication, confidence and feeling good.

Sat, Mar 30, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Apr 01, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Mon, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B (80)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and books. Stay to play and socialize with other families.

Mon, Apr 01, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Aspire Greater Cleveland provides free GED® high school equivalency classes at Cuyahoga County Public Library branches.

Mon, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Homework Center (49),Meeting Room A/B (150)
Examine real fossils with Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Learn about the giant Devonian fish that hunted sharks when a shallow sea covered Ohio. Registration required.

Mon, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Mon, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Mon, Apr 01, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room D (40)
Please text/call 216-990-8271 for more information.

Mon, Apr 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A/B (150)
Learn about the total solar eclipse and how to safely view it.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 02, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Tue, Apr 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C/D (90)
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Tue, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Homework Center (49)
Cut, shape and paint your very own spouting whale. Registration required.

Tue, Apr 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Tue, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.

Wed, Apr 03, All day
Visit the Parma-Powers Branch to explore the world of blue whales and learn about our unique local wildlife. See the life-size whale-tail floor mat or take part in a whale-themed program.

Wed, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories.

Wed, Apr 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room C (50)
Kids ages 18 and under can get a free meal provided by the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, while supplies last.

Wed, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Homework Center (49)
Free homework help! We offer homework assistance, internet access, educational books and games, and PC and database access.