Fall 2019 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 Sept. 9 through the week of Dec. 9. 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
– 11 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
– 10 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.

 
 

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Thursday, November 14, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Sign Story Time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Storytots

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Book Bingo

Registration Required
Thursday, November 14, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  

Exploration Station: Thankful for Fun

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Friday, November 15, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Babies & Books

Registration Required
Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: America Recycles Day

Registration Required
Friday, November 15, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Games  

Newport Branch Closed for Signature Series Event

Friday, November 15, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Saturday, November 16, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Family Story Time

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Mommy and Baby Yoga

Registration Required
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Health & Fitness  

Sensory Science Story Time - Autumn

Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Newport Branch
Children  STEAM  Story Times  

Puppy Tales

FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  

Star Wars Party

Registration Required
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Sunday, November 17, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Monday, November 18, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, November 18, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play: Fine Motor Skills

Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, November 18, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Game Day

Monday, November 18, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Ozobot Races

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  STEAM  

Story Time Stars

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Little Prodigies - Newspaper Snails

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Thursday, November 21, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Sign Story Time

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Storytots

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Family Fest

Registration Required
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Holidays  

Family Fun Night: Toy Story 4

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Friday, November 22, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Babies & Books

Registration Required
Friday, November 22, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Life Size Board Games

Registration Required
Friday, November 22, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Games  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Saturday, November 23, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Family Story Time

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Thanksgiving Crafts

Registration Required
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Gratitude Crafternoon

Saturday, November 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Sunday, November 24, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Monday, November 25, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, November 25, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play: Thanksgiving Celebration

Monday, November 25, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, November 25, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Munchies and a Movie

Monday, November 25, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Holidays  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Story Time Stars

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Book Bingo!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Games  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

LIBRARY CLOSES 5 PM

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - Thursday, November 28, 2019, 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Little Prodigies - Autumn Trees Painting

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

HOLIDAY CLOSING - Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Thursday, November 28, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Sign Story Time

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Friday, November 29, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Saturday, November 30, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Open Play for Littles

Registration Required
Saturday, November 30, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Sunday, December 1, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Monday, December 2, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, December 2, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play: Ready to Learn Skills

Monday, December 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, December 2, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Gift Workshop

Monday, December 2, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Telling A People’s Story: Traveling Panel Exhibition

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, All Day
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Story Time Stars

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Tween Scenes - Cookies & Canvas

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Little Prodigies - Holiday Trees

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Sign Story Time

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Storytots

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Paint and Bake Christmas Ornaments

Registration Required
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Pokémon Club

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Family  Games  

Babies & Books

Registration Required
Friday, December 6, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Paint & Bake Ornaments

Registration Required
Friday, December 6, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Tot Time

Monday, December 9, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready For K Through Play: Graduation Party

Monday, December 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, December 9, 2019, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: Decorate Your Own Gingerbread House

Registration Required
Monday, December 9, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Story Time Stars

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool Hangout: Paint and Bake Christmas Ornaments

Registration Required
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  Homeschool  

Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Tween Scene - Spirited Away Movie Party

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  

Lap Time

Registration Required
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Baby Bounce and Rhyme

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Little Prodigies - Cardboard Gingerbread People

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Sign Story Time

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Storytots

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Registration Required
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Winter Holiday Party

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

Exploration Station: Snow!

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  

Babies & Books

Registration Required
Friday, December 13, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Adventure Club: LEGO Day

Registration Required
Friday, December 13, 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Games  STEAM  

Jingle Babies

Registration Required
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Holidays  

Family Story Time

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  Holidays  

Paint and Bake Christmas Ornaments

FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

HOLIDAY CLOSING - Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

HOLIDAY CLOSING - Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Noon Year's Eve!

Saturday, December 28, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  Holidays  

LIBRARY CLOSES 5 PM

Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

HOLIDAY CLOSING - New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family    

Especially For Homeschoolers - Yoga Class

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Health & Fitness  

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