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
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• 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.

 
 

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - DIY Buttons

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Alphabet Kids Homeschool: Crafting with Campbell County Cooperative Extension Office

Registration Required
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  

DIY Ornaments

Registration Required
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Sweet and Salty Softies

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, December 2, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Friday, December 2, 2022, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 3, 2022, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 3, 2022, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  Holidays  

Tot Time

Monday, December 5, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, December 5, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, December 5, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, December 5, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Winter Decorations

Monday, December 5, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Crafternoon

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Melodies to Grow On

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Health & Fitness  

Baby Time

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Gingerbread Man Party

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  Story Times  

Afternoon Art - Wire and Bead Wreaths

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

If You Give a Kid a Book Club - 'Thank You, Omu!' by Oge Mora

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, December 8, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Baby Story Time

Friday, December 9, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Book Club - 'Shelter' by Christie Matheson Tween Book Club - 'Shelter' by Christie Matheson

Zoom Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required

Please select how you plan to attend below:

Friday, December 9, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Jingle Babies

Registration Required
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Holidays  

Ornament Painting

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, December 12, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, December 12, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, December 12, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, December 12, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Game Time!

Monday, December 12, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Games  

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool Hangout: Holidays at Hogwarts

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  Holidays  Homeschool  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - The Big Traffic Jam Collaborative Art Project

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cam's Kids Book Club — "The Big Book Adventure" by Emily Ford

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Art At The Armory: Holiday Ornaments!

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Thomas - Armory
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool Hangout: Holiday Myths and Gifts

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  STEAM  

Baby Time

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, December 15, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Alphabet Kids Homeschool: Holiday Party

Thursday, December 15, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  Homeschool  

Magic Tree House Party

Registration Required
Thursday, December 15, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Baby Story Time

Friday, December 16, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Cozy Crafts

Registration Required
Friday, December 16, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

The Book Bus at the Wilder Fire Department Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Little Hands Art: Felted Wool Ornaments

Saturday, December 17, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

CCPL Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, December 17, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Family  Games  STEAM  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Saturday, December 17, 2022, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Magical Kitties Save the Day!

Registration Required
Saturday, December 17, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Games  

Holiday Closing - Christmas

Saturday, December 24, 2022, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Holiday Closing - Christmas

Sunday, December 25, 2022, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Homeschool Hangout: Cozy Crafts

Registration Required
Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  Homeschool  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

If You Give a Kid a Book Club - 'Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao' by Kat Zhang

Registration Required
Thursday, January 12, 2023, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friday, January 13, 2023, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tween Book Club - 'The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street' by Karina Yan Glaser

Registration Required
Friday, January 13, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, January 14, 2023, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Holiday Closing - Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 16, 2023, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool Hangout: Winter Animals

Registration Required
Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  STEAM  

Baby Time

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, January 19, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool: "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  

LEGO Party

Registration Required
Thursday, January 19, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  STEAM  

Homeschool Hive: Healthy Habits

Registration Required
Friday, January 20, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  Health & Fitness  Homeschool  

Baby Story Time

Friday, January 20, 2023, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Friday, January 20, 2023, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Melodies to Grow On

Registration Required
Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  STEAM  Story Times  

Mommy and Baby Yoga

Registration Required
Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Health & Fitness  

Winter Watercolors

Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Saturday, January 21, 2023, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, January 23, 2023, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, January 23, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, January 23, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, January 23, 2023, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Minecraft Party

Monday, January 23, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Stars and Moons Garland

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cam's Kids Book Club — "What We’ll Build" by Oliver Jeffers

Registration Required
Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Pokémon Party

Registration Required
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Afternoon Art - Kid-Friendly Embroidery

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Winter Wonderland Carfternoon

Registration Required
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, January 27, 2023, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

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