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
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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
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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
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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.

 
 

Together Time Tales

Friday, July 19, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Story Time

Friday, July 19, 2024, 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Puppy Tales

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Friday, July 19, 2024, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Family Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, July 20, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  STEAM  Technology  

Take & Make: DIY Gold Medals

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, July 22, 2024, All Day
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  STEAM  

Tot Time

Monday, July 22, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, July 22, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, July 22, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, July 22, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tiny Art Show

Monday, July 22, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Arboretum on Wheels

Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Preschool Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

The Book Bus on Tour: Incredible Insects

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Jolly Thursday: Honey Hill Farm Mobile Petting Zoo

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Cool Critters Outreach

Registration Required
Thursday, July 25, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  STEAM  

Afternoon Art: Spoon Puppets

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, July 26, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Together Time Tales

Friday, July 26, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Story Time

Friday, July 26, 2024, 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Back-to-School Bash

Friday, July 26, 2024, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family    Games      

Summer Reading Finale: Outdoor Cooking

Saturday, July 27, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

The Book Bus & Friends at the Silver Grove Dari Bar

Friday, August 9, 2024, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Tween Book Club: 'Aquicorn Cove' by K. O'Neill

Registration Required
Friday, August 9, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Saturday, August 17, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  

Cam's Kids Book Club: ''The Girl Who Heard the Music' by Mahani Teave

Registration Required
Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, August 22, 2024, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Friday, August 23, 2024, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Holiday Closing: Labor Day

Sunday, September 1, 2024, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Holiday Closing: Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2024, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, September 9, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, September 9, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, September 9, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, September 9, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Pokémon Go Meet Up

Monday, September 9, 2024, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Homeschool Hangout: Art & Designs of India – Make Rangoli & Mandalas

Registration Required
Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Family  DIY & Crafts  Homeschool  STEAM  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, September 10, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Try It!: Martial Arts

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Health & Fitness  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, September 12, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Time with Melodies to Grow On

Thursday, September 12, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, September 12, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Time

Thursday, September 12, 2024, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool: Incredible Insects

Registration Required
Thursday, September 12, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children    Homeschool      

DIY Candy Sushi

Registration Required
Thursday, September 12, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Shrinky Dink Crafts

Thursday, September 12, 2024, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friday, September 13, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Baby Story Time

Friday, September 13, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tween Book Club: 'Small Spaces' by Katherine Arden

Registration Required
Friday, September 13, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

The Book Bus at Bellevue Art in the Park

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

A Visit from Good Green Earth Farm

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  

Tot Time

Monday, September 16, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, September 16, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, September 16, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, September 16, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Together Time Tales

Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, September 17, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

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