Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten readiness

Kindergarten Club

For KIDS and their families who are beginning KINDERGARTEN in August 2022. The program is especially created for children who are not enrolled in classroom based preschool, daycare, or Head Start programs to provide group learning experiences.

Join us for learning, fun and family activities to prepare you and your child to enter kindergarten this fall! Children attending will receive free books and educational materials.

Schedule

Garfield Heights Branch / 5409 Turney Road / 216.475.8178
Tuesdays, March 22, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 2 / 11 a.m.
Saturdays, September 10, October 1, November 5 / 2:30 p.m.

Maple Heights Branch / 5225 Library Lane / 216.475.5000
Mondays, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14 / 6:45 p.m.

North Olmsted Branch / 27403 Lorain Road / 440.777.6211
Tuesdays, March 15, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9 / 12:30 p.m.
Saturdays, September 24, October 8, November 19 / 10:30 a.m.

Parma Heights Branch / 6206 Pearl Road / 440.884.2313
Wednesdays, March 16, April 20, May 4, June 15, July 6, August 3 / 12 p.m.
Saturdays, September 24, October 8, November 19 / 2:30 p.m.

Parma-Snow Branch / 2121 Snow Road / 216.661.4240
Thursdays, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23, July 21, August 4, September 22, October 27, November 17 / 5:30 p.m.

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch / 1876 South Green Road / 216.382.4880
Wednesdays, March 9 April 13, May 18, June 8, July 20, August 10 / 10:30 a.m.
Saturdays, September 10, October 1, November 5 / 10:30 a.m.

Warrensville Heights Branch / 4415 Northfield Road / 216.464.5280
Wednesdays, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 3, September 21, October 19, November 16 / 6 p.m.

Program Sponsors

Kindergarten Club is made possible in part through the generous support of Starting Point, the Joyce M. Stielau and Herbert W. Stielau Foundation and the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation.

Videos

We created this Kindergarten Club video series to help parents prepare their children for a successful transition to kindergarten from home. These video lessons are meant to be watched in order as each lesson builds upon the last one. Lessons include tips for parents, skill building activities and storytimes focused on specific kindergarten readiness skills. Supplemental materials are available for free download, below.

BookFlix

BookFlix

Watch and listen to classic books for preschoolers

BookFlix by Scholastic pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids

High quality kids entertainment parents can trust

Kanopy Kids offers commercial-free films and TV series that inspire, inform and help children develop empathy, mindfulness and self-esteem.

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Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library

Teach kids the joys of reading in a format they'll love

Tumble Book Library takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book.

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