Sweet Reading

Make these delicious ice cream sundaes at home with your little ones. The best part? They are all based on popular children’s books!

Click the link below the list of toppings to check out a book to read while you eat.

Winnie-the-Pooh

Toppings:

  • Teddy Grahams
  • Honey
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Honeycomb Cereal

Winnie-the-Pooh Books

 

Curious George

Toppings:

  • Fresh Banana Slices
  • Pretzels
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Caramel Syrup

Curious George Books

 

S is for S’mores

Toppings:

  • Golden Grahams Cereal
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Chocolate Sprinkles

S is for S’mores Book

 

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Toppings:

  • Blue Sprinkles
  • Whipped Cream
  • Swedish Fish
  • Strawberry Syrup

One Fish, Two Fish,

Red Fish, Blue Fish Book

 

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Toppings:

  • Cookie Dough Bites
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Caramel Syrup
  • Chopped Peanuts

If You Give a

Mouse a Cookie Book

 


 

Upcoming Programs

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

 
 

Tot Time

Monday, July 15, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, July 15, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, July 15, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, July 15, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

3D Art

Monday, July 15, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Raptors Inc presents - Fantastic Beasts of the Harry Potter World!

Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Virtual Author Talk: Children's Author Max Brallier (3rd-6th Grade)

Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Digital
Children  

Cam's Kids Book Club: 'My Indigo World' by Rosa Chang

Registration Required
Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

The Book Bus on Tour: Gone Camping

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

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

Jolly Thursday: Family concert with BIG BANG BOOM!

Thursday, July 18, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, July 18, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Junior Library Olympic Games

Registration Required
Thursday, July 18, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  

Magical Kitties Save the Day!

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Thursday, July 18, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Games  

Treehouse Craft

Thursday, July 18, 2024, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, July 19, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

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

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  

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