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Middleburg Heights Branch

15600 East Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio  44130-4897

Near Big Creek Parkway; access parking off parkway

Phone  440-234-3600
Fax  440-234-0849
Email  Branch Manager
Hours Monday –Thursday, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday – Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday – 1:00 - 5:00 PM

Branch Manager Vicki Adams-Cook

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Events & Classes

 

Winter Program Guide 

 


KIDS  |  TEEN  |  ADULT 

 

 

Children's Programs 

 

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Storytimes!
Drop in and join us for stories, songs, and rhymes! 

Snugglebug -- for children birth to age 3 and a caregiver:
      Mondays at 7:00 p.m.
Preschool Pals -- for children ages 3-5 years and a special grown-up
      Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m
Tiny Tots -- for children birth to age 3 and a caregiver:
      Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.

 

Preschool Prep: Post Office
Saturday, February 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to enjoy fun stories and activities about letters and the post office.  Children will explore and learn through play and create a Valentine card to mail to a special person.  Registration is required, starting January 12th. 

 

Fancy Nancy Tea Party Extraordinaire
Saturday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m.
For grades K and up with a special adult.  You are cordially invited to attend a soiree (that means party).  Come dressed in your fanciest clothes and enjoy Fancy Nancy activities, crafts, and treats.  Parents/guardians must complete a permission slip for their children before the event.  Registration required, starting January 26th. 

 

Exploration Station: Caring and Sharing
Wednesday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m.
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to develop and practice the important skill of sharing through play and hands-on activities.  Registration required, starting February 9th. 


 

Family Fun!

Flat Stanley at the Library!

Take Flat Stanley on a Trip!

These Stanleys are ready to travel. They are starting at the library, but are planning to visit many exciting places with their library friends!  You can take Stanley along with you, too. If you are planning a trip, stop by the library to pick up a Stanley to take along. We'd love to see your pictures, and we'll put one on our branch's Flickr page!  Check it out!


Teen Programs


Teen Advisory Group - February Meeting
Saturday, February 9th, 3:00-4:00 PM
Help make the library a cool place for teens – join our Teen Advisory Group! We’ll meet monthly to plan teen programs, discuss books, movies and music, and have snacks! All participants must have a Release and Hold Harmless form signed by a parent or LEGAL guardian prior to the program to have snacks. Stop by the Middleburg Heights Library to pick up a form or call the branch if you have any questions.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Middleburg Heights Library.  For Teens in grades 6-12. Registration required - click on program name to register.


Act Out Against Bullying (Ages 11-18)
Wednesday, February 20th, 7:00-7:45 PM
Through participatory theater, Jimmie Woody invites teens to learn the fundamentals to act out bullying scenarios and consider effective responses when confronted with unkind words and actions. Workshop participants explore positive behaviors in a safe, supportive environment.
For Teens ages 11-18.  Registration required - click on program name to register.


STEM Squad for Teens in Grades 6-8 - February Session
Saturday, February 23rd, 1:30-2:30 PM
Explore local, future STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Careers from Food Science to Biomedical Engineering
- and everything in between - through hands-on activities!  For Teens in Grades 6-8.  Registration required - click on program name to register.



Adult Programs

You can register for programs online, by phone (440-234-3600), or in person.  

Raising Able Boys   Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 PM  Many boys are struggling in school and are not succeeding like they could.  Emotionally, many are handcuffed and don't recognize their inner selves. In this session, you will discover effective ways to help your sons know themselves beter and realize their potential in school. Registration required.

Menopause: What's Hot, What's Not   Monday, February 18, 7:00 PM  Ladies:  Interested in the latest treatments for hot flashes? Want to know how to have better sex after menopause? Not sure about hormone replacement? If you've asked yourself these questions, join us as a MetroHealth physician gives you tips on how to face the effects of menopause. Registration required.

Have a Laugh, for the Health of It  Friday, March 1, 2 PM  Come explore the history of therapeutic humor and how it can benefit you in your daily life. This program is presented by the Hospice of the Western Reserve. Registration required.

Know Your Numbers  Saturday, March 2, 10 AM  The Cuyahoga County Board of Health will provide information and access to various health screenings which are an important part of maintaining good health. Registration required.

Eat, Love, Write  Monday, March 4, 7 PM  Author Erin O'Brien shares the secret recipe to great food writing and easy tips to help turn a great dish into a great story! Sponsored by the Friends of the Middleburg Heights Library. Registration required.

Cleveland's Favorite Chefs  Tuesday, March 5, 7 PM  Author Maria Isabella will share her newest book, In the Kitchen with Cleveland's Favorite Chefs: 35 Fabulous Meals in about an Hour.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Middleburg Heights Library. Registration required. 

Keller Brothers "Luck 'O the Irish" Concert Tuesday, March 12, 7 PM  Get you "Erin go bragh" on with The Keller Brothers! Enjoy Irish vocal performances that will inspired the leprechaun in all of us! Sponsored by the Friends of the Middleburg Heights Library. Registration required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About the Middleburg Heights Branch

The Middleburg Heights Branch is part of the city's campus of buildings – which includes City Hall and the Community Center – all conveniently located near Interstate 71. The branch is situated at the edge of a tree-lined parkway, and the surrounding landscape provides a serene setting for visitors.

The Children's Room at the Middleburg Heights Branch is named for E.B. White, the popular author of Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and other children's books. White not only gave his consent and approval, but sent various memorabilia connected with his writings. These are permanently displayed in the library.

Read More about the Middleburg Hts. Library

Link to Middleburg Hts. community page .pdf file requiring Adobe Reader

Middleburg Hts.
government,
emergency phone #s, hospitals, school info HERE

link to Middleburg Hts. OBBOhio Benefit Bank


Meeting Room Request 

Book a room online for your
next meeting at our branch.


What's New

Teen Bake-A-Book, Win a
NOOK Workshop+Contest!

Limited to students (grades 6-12) in Polaris communities like 
Middleburg Heights, teens can learn how to cake decorate, then use these skills to enter a cake-baking contest (First Prize is a NOOK!), using a theme from a library book.  Details

Middleburg Heights Friends Book Sale

Members of the Friends of the Middleburg Heights Library may preview a book sale on Thursday, February 7, children of Friends Members 6:00 - 6:30 PM and Friends Members 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

Seniors Only book sale on Friday, February 8, 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

The book sale is open to the public on Saturday, February 9, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

The Friends will host a dollar bag sale on Sunday, February 10, 1:00 - 4:00 PM (audio books and DVDs are a dollar each).

 



Check out MDH's Flickr page!

See the movie of our

Stuffed Animal Sleepover !

 

 

 

Middleburg Friends image

The original Friends of the Middleburg Library group formed in the fall of 1966 to help show support for a new library. This included issuing "Friends of the Library" cards at the annual Labor Day community picnic. The Friends group continues today, made up of area residents who wish to support their local public library and help realize the library's potential as a dynamic community resource.

The Friends meet on the first Wednesday of every other month at 7:00 PM. The next meeting is Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 PM.

Read More about Friends

Become a Friend!
    - Application HERE

 

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