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!

 
 

Friends of the Library Book Sale

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

Day of the Book/El Día de los Libros

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  STEAM  

The Book Bus at Heroes Day

Sunday, April 28, 2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Curbside Only Starting at 5pm Due to Arts and Culture Event

Friday, May 3, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

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

If You Give a Kid a Book Club: 'Cece Loves Science' by Kimberly Derting

Registration Required
Thursday, May 9, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friday, May 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

STAFF TRAINING - Library Opens at 1 pm

Friday, May 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Tween Book Club: 'Some Places More than Others' by Renee Watson

Registration Required
Friday, May 10, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

The Book Bus at the Mother's Day Garden Market

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Curbside Only Starting at 5pm Due to Arts and Culture Event

Friday, May 17, 2024 - Sunday, May 19, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Early Literacy Playdate

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family        

The Book Bus at the Early Literacy Play Date

Saturday, May 18, 2024, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Family Board Game Day

Sunday, May 19, 2024, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  Games  

Cam's Kids Book Club: 'Molly's Tuxedo' by Vicki Johnson

Registration Required
Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Puppy Tales

Friday, May 24, 2024, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch Curbside Only Starting at 5pm Due to Arts and Culture Event

Friday, May 24, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Holiday Closing: Memorial Day

Sunday, May 26, 2024, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Holiday Closing: Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2024, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

Make a Hat, Take a Hat

Saturday, June 1, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Tot Time

Monday, June 3, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Monday, June 3, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Ready For K Through Play

Monday, June 3, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, June 3, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Time

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Honey Hill Farm Mobile Petting Zoo

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Time

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Summer Reading Kickoff: Build-Your-Own Adventure Kit

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

The Book Bus on Tour: Popsicles with Puppies & Duckies

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Cozy Time for Babies

Registration Required
Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Gem Dig

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  STEAM  

Jolly Thursday: Kentucky Reptile Zoo

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, June 6, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Board Game Bonanza

Registration Required
Thursday, June 6, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Games  

Afternoon Art: Animal Tracks Stamps

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, June 7, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Together Time Tales

Friday, June 7, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Summer Reading Kickoff: WAVE Foundation presents Tide Pool

Registration Required
Friday, June 7, 2024, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  STEAM  

Puppy Tales

Registration Required
Saturday, June 8, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  

Family Board Game Day: Adventure Edition!

Sunday, June 9, 2024, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  Games  

Tot Time

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

Movers and Shakers

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

Ready for K Through Play

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

Tot Time

Monday, June 10, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

DIY Adventure Badges

Monday, June 10, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Time

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

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

Tower Tuesday: Talewise Science Heroes presents 'Adventure of the Lost Treasure'

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

Preschool Time

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

Preschool Story Time

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

Adventure Sash Decorating

Registration Required
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Take & Make: Hot Air Balloons

Registration Required
Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

The Book Bus on Tour: Art All Over!

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Cozy Time for Babies

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

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Jolly Thursday: Kentucky Shakespeare presents - Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, June 13, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, June 13, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Homeschool: Weather Science

Thursday, June 13, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children    Homeschool      STEAM  

Geology Rocks!

Registration Required
Thursday, June 13, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

If You Give a Kid a Book Club: 'Song in the City' by Daniel Bernstorm

Registration Required
Thursday, June 13, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Bollywood Beat

Friday, June 14, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  Health & Fitness  

Baby Story Time

Friday, June 14, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Together Time Tales

Friday, June 14, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tween Book Club: 'The Lion of Mars' by Jennifer L. Holm

Registration Required
Friday, June 14, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  Book Clubs  

The Book Bus at the Silver Grove Touch a Truck

Saturday, June 15, 2024, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Silver Grove - Chief Sayers Park
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Family Roblox Club

Registration Required
Saturday, June 15, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Teen  Family  DIY & Crafts  Games  STEAM  Technology  

Take & Make: Wooden Bird Feeders

Attendance FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
Monday, June 17, 2024, All Day
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Tot Time

Monday, June 17, 2024, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Movers and Shakers

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

Ready for K Through Play

Monday, June 17, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tot Time

Monday, June 17, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  Story Times  

Beginning Woodworking

Registration Required
Monday, June 17, 2024, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  STEAM  

Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Newport Branch
Children        Story Times  

Tower Tuesday: Foam-tastic Party!

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fort Thomas - Tower Park
Children  Family  

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Tween Scene: Cardboard Sword Forging

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Cam's Kids Book Club: 'Hidden Gem' by Linda Liu

Registration Required
Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Book Clubs  

Holiday Closing: Juneteenth

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, All Day
All Locations
Children  Teen  Adult  Family  

The Book Bus on Tour: Beach Bash

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
All Locations
Children  Family  Book Bus  

Jolly Thursday: Bright Star Theatre presents - Storybook Tales

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Alexandria - AJ Jolly Park
Children  Family  

Baby Wigglers

Registration Required
Thursday, June 20, 2024, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

Juice & Paint

Registration Required
Thursday, June 20, 2024, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Squishmallow Party

Friday, June 21, 2024, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Family  DIY & Crafts  

Baby Story Time

Friday, June 21, 2024, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Alexandria Branch
Children  Story Times  

Together Time Tales

Friday, June 21, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Children  Story Times  

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