Library Events

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Friday, February 22

Florence Branch, Florence

Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance! Enjoy pizza, games and more. For middle and high schoolers. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Saturday, February 23

Florence Branch, Florence

Pre-school paleontologists, come to the library to dig up fossils, but look out for a roaming t-rex. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Covington Branch KCPL, Covington

Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin… which house party do you belong? Come to the library to create a house scarf (supplies limited) and watch the first Harry Potter movie. 

Categories: Crafts, Films, Library Events Ages: All ages

Harrison Branch , Harrison

Get moving and grooving with baby during this action-packed dance party at the library. Reps from the Cincinnati Babywearing Society will be on hand to give pointers about baby wearing safety, and to help with slings. Wear comfy clothes and prepare to sweat a little. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Dance, Library Events, Parent Education Ages: All ages

Sunday, February 24

Main Library BCPL, Burlington

Practice reading to a certified therapy dog, and have a good barking time! For children in grades k-5, please call to schedule your 15 minute time slot. 

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Monday, February 25

Newport Branch , Newport

Feel confident in your own skin by singing silly songs, playing games, reading stories and exploring art. Kids will build their self-esteem and their kindergarten readiness skills.

Categories: Library Events, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Avondale Branch , Cincinnati

Discover the inspiring and heroic tale of the first African American Major League Baseball player, Jackie Robinson. Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Covedale Branch , Cincinnati

Head to the library for some STEM fun. During this program, develop coding skills using Ozobots. 

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Newport Branch, Newport

Board games are fun to play, but even more fun to make! Visit the library to create a game all your own. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Walton Branch , Walton

Brr, it is chilly outside; head inside to the library for some cold weather themed activities. Make snowflake slime and then build an igloo for an arctic friend. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, February 26

Westwood Branch , Cincinnati

Learn the inspiration and heroic tale of the first African American Major League Baseball Player, Jackie Robinson. Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Newport Branch , Newport

Visit the library for music, snacks and games. Today tweens ages 8 – 14 years old can make mazes out of paper plates. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Forest Park Branch , Cincinnati

Let freedom sing! Hear the compelling story of the role of the music that accompanied the history of African Americans. From the work songs of slavery and the hymns of the Underground Railroad, to the blues of Beale Street and the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement. Presented by Bright Star Touring. 

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, February 27

Newport Branch , Newport

Visit the library for a whimsical fairy craft, then stick around to play with toys and check out some books. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Ever wonder what happened in that mysterious lab with that sinister scientist? Learn the truth about Eleven’s mother in Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds, a prequel to the hit show “Stranger Things”. Join Gwenda Bond at Joseph-Beth Booksellers to discuss her latest book. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Thursday, February 28

Avondale Branch , Cincinnati

Celebrate National Sweet Potato Month and wrap-up Black History Month with a delicious sweet potato bar. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Florence Branch, Florence

Discover the history of this delicious drink, then taste your own concoctions. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Meet local author Kathy Witt at Joseph-Beth to celebrate her book Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. This new travel guide delves into the Queen City’s hidden treasures. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

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