Children’s Programming Break

Children’s programs and story times resume in September.

Our children’s department is taking a break in August to prepare for fall programs. Children’s programming will return starting Monday, Sept. 9.

Upcoming Programs

Take a look at some of the exciting upcoming programs we have planned!

 
 

Book Bingo

Registration Required
Thursday, July 7, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  

Underwater Canvas Scene

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, July 7, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cincinnati Observatory Presents Ocean Aliens

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Friday, July 8, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  STEAM  

Baby Story Time

Registration Required
Friday, July 8, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Book Club - 'When Stars are Scattered' by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed Tween Book Club - 'When Stars are Scattered' by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Registration Required

Please select how you plan to attend below:

Friday, July 8, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Light Up the Sea

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 9, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  STEAM  

Finding Nemo Movie Day

Registration Required
Saturday, July 9, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Puppy Tales

Attendance FULL - Call for availability
Registration Required
Saturday, July 9, 2022, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  

Pom-Pom Sea Turtles

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 9, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Tot Time

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, July 11, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Registration Required
Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Registration Required
Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

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

Cincinnati Museum Center Presents Coral

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, July 11, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  STEAM  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

UPDATED Tower Tuesday: "Here Comes the Sun" with Musician Xander Wells

Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Time

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Egg Carton Fish

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Watkins Wednesday: Family Concert with David Kisor

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport - Bernadette Watkins Park
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Oobleck Ocean

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Li'l Explorers: Sharks!

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Registration Required
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Jolly Thursday: Madcap Puppets presents: Fantastic Fairy Tales

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Alphabet Kids Homeschool: Deep Sea Life

Registration Required
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  STEAM  

Submarine Science

Registration Required
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friday, July 15, 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Friday, July 15, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Story Time

Registration Required
Friday, July 15, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Save the Ocean!

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Friday, July 15, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, July 16, 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Pearls: Jewels of the Sea

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 16, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  STEAM  

Ocean Collage

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 16, 2022, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Tot Time

Registration Required
Monday, July 18, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Registration Required
Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Registration Required
Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Registration Required
Monday, July 18, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tiny Art Show

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, July 18, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Cincinnati Circus Juggling Show

Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Story Time

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Tween Scene - DIY Underwater Painting

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Watkins Wednesday: Giant Yard Game Day

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport - Bernadette Watkins Park
Children  Family  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Li'l Explorers: Sea Critters

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Take & Make: Tiny Art Show

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 9:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Jolly Thursday: Kentucky Shakespeare – Much Ado About Nothing

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Homeschool Book to Movie Club - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Book Clubs  Homeschool  

Mermaid Party!

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Sink or Float Science

Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  STEAM  

Family Fun Night: Finding Dory

Registration Required
Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  

Baby Story Time

Registration Required
Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Baby Sharkies

Registration Required
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Save the Turtles with the Sea Turtle Care Center

Registration Required
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  STEAM  

Oversized Board Games

Registration Required
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  

Tot Time

Registration Required
Monday, July 25, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Registration Required
Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Registration Required
Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Registration Required
Monday, July 25, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Upcycled Ocean Wreaths

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, July 25, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Kentucky Reptile Zoo

Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Time

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Wax and Water Resistance Art

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Tween Scene - Seashell Collage

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cam's Kids Book Club — "Night Walk to the Sea: A Story About Rachel Carson, Earth's Protector" by Deborah Wiles

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Watkins Wednesday: Honey Hill Farm Mobile Petting Zoo

Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport - Bernadette Watkins Park
Children  Family  

Toddler Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Li'l Explorers: Sand Castles

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Little Bookworms

Registration Required
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

Jolly Thursday: Oceans of Funny

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Oil Spill Cleanup

Registration Required
Thursday, July 28, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  STEAM  

Baby Story Time

Registration Required
Friday, July 29, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  Story Times  

DIY Sea Animals

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Friday, July 29, 2022, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Harry Potter Birthday Ice Cream Social

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 30, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Splash Art

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, July 30, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Tween Minecraft Party

Registration Required
Thursday, August 4, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Art At The Armory: DIY Journals

Registration Required
Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  

If You Give a Kid a Book Club - 'My Name is Yoon' by Helen Recorvits

Registration Required
Thursday, August 11, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Newport Branch Closed for Inventory

Friday, August 12, 2022, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Homeschool Hive: Rockets!

Registration Required
Friday, August 12, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Homeschool  STEAM  

The Book Bus at City of Wilder Touch a Truck/Movie Night

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilder - City Center Park
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Homeschool Book to Movie Club - 'Charlotte's Web' by E.B. White

Registration Required
Thursday, August 18, 2022, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Book Clubs  Homeschool  

Tween Book Club - 'Out of My Mind' by Sharon Draper Tween Book Club - 'Out of My Mind' by Sharon Draper

Zoom Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required

Please select how you plan to attend below:

Friday, August 19, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Share the Love Truck

Registration Required
Saturday, August 20, 2022, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Cam's Kids Book Club — "I Am A Story" by Dan Yaccarino

Registration Required
Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Story Time

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

DIY Book Totes

Registration Required
Saturday, September 3, 2022, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Holiday Closing - Labor Day

Sunday, September 4, 2022, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    Holidays  

Holiday Closing - Labor Day

Monday, September 5, 2022, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    Holidays  

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