Early Childhood and Family Literacy Fair

Join us for a festive day devoted to inspiring a lifetime love of reading.


The Early Childhood and Family Literacy Fair will take place at our Newport Branch.

Crafts with Cincinnati Art Museum10 - 11 a.m.
Cincinnati Circus tattoos & balloons10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Meet and greet with Paddington Bear & Cam the Library Lion10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
(15 minute intervals)
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Bash10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Honey Hill Farm petting zoo 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Storytime with Paddington Bear & Miss Amy11 - 11:15 a.m.
Zak Morgan Concert12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Bash

We are celebrating the first successful year of our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! At the fair, our Early Literacy Outreach Department will show you how to get a 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten passport to read books and earn prizes. They will also discuss the benefits of the program.

Zak Morgan Performance

Grammy nominated recording artist Zak Morgan will be preforming at 12:30 p.m. Morgan’s unique brand of children’s music delivers songs and poems with wit and charm that inspire and tickle the funny bones of children and adults alike.

Vendors & Community Resources

The fair will include vision screenings by the KY Lions Club; Ages and Stages developmental screenings for ages 3 months – 5 years; and community partners will answer your questions about daycare and early childhood resources.

  • 4C for Children
  • Ages & Stages Screening
  • Bellevue Community Early Childhood
  • Brighton Center
  • Breaking the Code
  • Children Inc.
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
  • Darkness to Light
  • Dayton Community Early Childhood
  • Family Nurturing Center
  • Fun Days Learning Center
  • Head Start
  • Kids Now Plus Program NorthKey Community Care
  • Northern Kentucky Services for the Deaf

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