Saturday Morning with the Library

Saturday Morning with the Library

Remember how fun Saturday morning cartoons were when you were a child? Now you can share the joy of original Saturday morning programming with your children! Every Saturday morning, the Library will release a morning of fun programming that you can enjoy from the comfort and safety of your home. Enjoy storytimes, sing alongs, magic shows and more! The YouTube links will be posted in the event details of each program below one week before airing so you can easily join us. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don’t miss an episode. See you Saturday!

If you miss a Saturday, don't worry - we keep a rotating selection of past programs available at the bottom of this page!

Upcoming Virtual Storytimes

Storytime Online: Boom! Boom! A, B, C!

Saturday Jul. 4
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Now let's learn our A, B, C's! We will move, read and sing the letters to help your child build a strong literacy foundation! Bring a letter that you drew together for this fun storytime.

Event Details for Storytime Online: Boom! Boom! A, B, C!

Molten Magic: a glassblowing demonstration

Saturday Jul. 4
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Get fired up for this exciting demonstration of the hot glass process used to make a vessel! This program is presented by the Toledo Museum of Art.

Event Details for Molten Magic: a glassblowing demonstration

Storytime Online: Bugs and Slugs

Saturday Jul. 11
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

They're tiny, they're everywhere, and they're fascinating. These are the stories about little things that go buzz in the night. Bring your imagination and don't get too itchy.

Event Details for Storytime Online: Bugs and Slugs

Zumba with Elaina Hernandez

Saturday Jul. 11
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Zumba offers fitness, fun and great music! Try the dance workout that incorporates different Latin and Hip-Hop styles. Taught by certified ZIN Instructor Elaina Hernandez.

Event Details for Zumba with Elaina Hernandez

Shadow Drawing

Tuesday Jul. 14
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Make a cool piece of art on a hot day, using the sun, shadows and a few simple supplies!

Event Details for Shadow Drawing

Storytime Online: Calling All Party Animals!

Saturday Jul. 18
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Get wild with the animals at our storytime party! Wear a lei or a colorful shirt and get ready to celebrate!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Calling All Party Animals!

Artist at Heart Party

Saturday Jul. 18
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Local artist Denyse Lipka's class allows everyone to create one-of-a-kind works of art. Grab some paper and crayons or any art supplies you may have to join the party.

Event Details for Artist at Heart Party

DIY Solar Oven S'mores

Tuesday Jul. 21
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Looking for a sweet summer snack? Make your own solar oven and use the sun to melt your S'mores.

Event Details for DIY Solar Oven S'mores

Storytime Online: Once Upon a Time

Saturday Jul. 25
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Enchanted forests, princes and princesses, and happy ever afters. Fairy tales are the topic of today's storytime! Bring a hat, headband or your own crown!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Once Upon a Time

Didgeridoo Down Under

Saturday Jul. 25
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

See and hear a didgeridoo, a 1,500-year-old instrument native to Australia! This high-energy, Australia-themed show combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy and storytelling.

Event Details for Didgeridoo Down Under

Nature Art

Tuesday Jul. 28
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Get creative and use objects found in nature to make amazing art!

Event Details for Nature Art

Storytime Online: U Got the Book

Saturday Aug. 1
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Libraries know a thing or two about books. And books about books. And sometimes even books about books about books. Bring one of your favorite books to this virtual reading-stravaganza

Event Details for Storytime Online: U Got the Book

Beauty and the Beast with Stevens Puppets

Saturday Aug. 1
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Delighting audiences for more than 70 years, Stevens Puppets presents Beauty and the Beast! Humor, artistic staging and clever effects make this wooden marionette production truly memorable.

Event Details for Beauty and the Beast with Stevens Puppets

Dogs at Work

Tuesday Aug. 4
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Follow a dog trainer as he walks his pack through our local park system.

Event Details for Dogs at Work

Storytime Online: Picnic Time for Teddy Bears

Saturday Aug. 8
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Gather up all the teddy bears or stuffed animal friends you can find for the best picnic of the Summer! Telling stories and singing and dancing bear-style are on the menu. Roar!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Picnic Time for Teddy Bears

Children's Theatre Workshop's Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Saturday Aug. 8
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Be a part of this enchanting play through Zoom Live! With only three actors to tell this story, children in the audience don't just watch, they participate!

Event Details for Children's Theatre Workshop's Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Storytime Online: Things That Go!

Saturday Aug. 15
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Let's explore things that go! Make sure to bring your favorite car, plane, truck, or whatever you have!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Things That Go!

An Irish Dance Experience

Saturday Aug. 15
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Learn about Irish history, music, dances, and dance costumes from instructor Molly Kujawa. You will also get a chance to learn simple solo dancing.

Event Details for An Irish Dance Experience

Storytime Online: Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime

Saturday Aug. 22
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Did you ever sing a book or clap a rhyme? Bring your rhythm makers to our storytime. Noise. Is. WELCOME!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime

Yoga for Kids

Saturday Aug. 22
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Grab your yoga mat, blanket or towel for yoga with Ms. Rachna!

Event Details for Yoga for Kids

Storytime Online: Caped Crusaders

Saturday Aug. 29
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Test your mind and your body in our online superhero training academy!

Event Details for Storytime Online: Caped Crusaders

Andrew Martin's Magic Class

Saturday Aug. 29
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Online Programs

Local magician Andrew Martin teaches families magic tricks they can perform at home using common household items.

Event Details for Andrew Martin's Magic Class

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