Winter & Spring Story Times

Help your child nurture a love of reading by attending one of our weekly story times.

Story Time Schedule

Check the schedule below to find the story time that suits your family best. The schedule is for the week of Jan. 13 through the week of April 13. However, it is always best to search our calendar to make sure a story time hasn’t been cancelled for the date you are planning to attend.

Babies

Newborn – Age 2

Alexandria Branch
• Babies & Books
– 11:15 am Fridays
Register


Cold Spring Branch
• Baby Sign Story Time
– 9:30 am Thursdays


Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
• Lap Time
– 9:30 am Wednesdays
Register

• Baby Time
– 9:30 & 10:30 am Thursdays
Register


Newport Branch
• Baby Bounce & Rhyme
– 10 am Wednesdays

Tots & Toddlers

Ages 2-3 (Unless Noted)

Cold Spring Branch
• Tot Time
– 9:30 & 11:30 am Mondays
– Ages 1-3

• Toddler Time
– 10 & 11 am Wednesdays


Newport Branch
• Movers & Shakers
– 10 am Tuesdays

Pre-K

Ages 3-5

Alexandria Branch
• Terrific Tuesdays
– 11:15 am Tuesdays
Register


Cold Spring Branch
• Preschool Time
– 10:30 am Thursdays


Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
• Story Time Stars
– 10 am Tuesdays


Newport Branch
• Ready for K Through Play
– 10 am Mondays

• Story Tots
– 10 am Thursdays

Family & All Ages

Cold Spring Branch
• Family Story Time
– 11 am Saturdays


Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
• Movers & Shakers
– 11 am Wednesdays

Touch Tone Tales

If you can’t make it to the weekly story times, catch a free story every week on Touch Tone Tales. Call 859-572-5039 for free any time of day or night to hear a funny story. The stories are especially enjoyable for ages 4 and older.

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a great way to help families prepare their little ones for later reading success. The program is open to all children ages 0-5. Participants receive a reading log and incentives after every 100 books read.

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Additional Children’s Programs

Our story times are just a few of the children’s programs we have each week. Additional children’s programs, including those for children in grades 1-5, can be found below.

 
 

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Fairy Tale Stem Challenge

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make Program: Castle Attack

FULL - Call for availability
Registration Required
Friday, July 17, 2020, 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, July 17, 2020, 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, July 18, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, July 20, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make Program: Dragon Eggs

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Cincinnati Observatory Star Stories

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, July 23, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

CANCELED: Take & Make Program: Crystal Clear Science - Fact or Fairy Tale?

Friday, July 24, 2020, 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, July 24, 2020, 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, July 25, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, July 27, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make Program: Castle Shadow Art

FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make Program: Harry Potter Crafts

FULL - Call for availability
Registration Required
Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make: Stuffed Animal Workshop

FULL - Call for availability
Registration Required
Friday, July 31, 2020, 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, July 31, 2020, 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Project Connections 9pm- Newport

Friday, July 31, 2020, 9:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Project Connections 10:30pm- Fort Thomas

Friday, July 31, 2020, 9:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Project Connections 10:30pm- Alexandria

Saturday, August 1, 2020, 9:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Project Connections 9pm- Cold Spring

Saturday, August 1, 2020, 9:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, August 17, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, August 20, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, August 21, 2020, 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, August 24, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, August 28, 2020, 4:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, August 29, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, August 31, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, September 4, 2020, 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, September 5, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

HOLIDAY CLOSING - Labor Day

Sunday, September 6, 2020, 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

HOLIDAY CLOSING - Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

YouTube Program: Monday Mornings with Miss Nina

Monday, September 7, 2020, 10:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Tuesday Mornings with Miss Molly

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 10:00 am
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Wednesday Mornings with Miss Molly & Miss Brittany

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Take & Make Program: Grandparents Day Gifts

Registration Required
Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

YouTube Program: Thursday Mornings with Miss Joyce

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 10:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

YouTube Program: Friday Afternoons with Miss Brittany & Miss Jessi

Friday, September 11, 2020, 4:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Zoom Program: Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Saturday, September 12, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  

Online Program: CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, September 12, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Games  STEAM  

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