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Tuesday, July 9

College Hill Branch Library , Cincinnati

Walk like a bat! Fly like a bat! Meet a native bat and explore echolocation to understand how it works and hear what it sounds like. Learn about these truly amazing yet misunderstood animals through a slide presentation, game, artifacts and more. Presented by the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Walnut Hills Branch Library , Cincinnati

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop focusing on nature and photography. Stop by the library for some hands-on art making and learn about the different ways that artists can learn from each other and discuss how nature inspires their work. Visitors can create their own collage sculpture and photo shoot using mixed… Read more »

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

North Central Branch Library , Cincinnati

Have fun planting vegetables that will be used later in the summer or early fall to provide healthy snacks at the library. Kids can also help decorate the new vegetable gardens!

Categories: Library Events, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Deer Park Branch Library , Cincinnati

Create fantastic and unique art from items found in nature.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Library Events, Nature Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, All ages

Norwood Branch Library , Cincinnati

Join Great Parks of Hamilton County and meet some local animals that may be encountered on a hike!  

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Elmwood Place Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about the life cycle of one of nature’s most majestic animals with butterfly activities and crafts. 

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

Forest Park Branch Library , Cincinnati

NASA is celebrating 50 years since the Moon Landing, join in!  Make a nebula in a jar and take the sky everywhere.

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

Enter a Hot Wheels or Matchbox type car or just come to watch the races! The day of the race, register your car at 6:15 p.m. Races begin at 7:00 p.m. Ages 12 and Under with a Caregiver. Registration for the program required and begins June 1st.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, July 10

College Hill Branch Library , Cincinnati

How do frogs grow from a tadpole to an adult and what do they do along the way? Students will learn all about the fabulous world of frogs through an engaging story time. Afterwards they will create their own life cycle craft, recall things they learned and talk about how our actions affect frogs and… Read more »

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

North Central Branch Library , Cincinnati

Enjoy a fun magic show with local magician, Michael Principato!

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

West End Branch Library , Cincinnati

Slithering snakes, leapin’ lizards; learn all about reptiles from the Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Delhi Township Branch Library , Cincinnati

Love nature? Want to see more birds and wildflowers in the neighborhood? Then come to the library to make seed balls and simple bird feeders.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

St. Bernard Branch Library , Saint Bernard

See and touch live sharks while learning how important these creatures are to the ocean’s ecosystem. Presented by the WAVE Foundation of the Newport Aquarium.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Mariemont Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn all about birds of prey by investigating avian artifacts and even meet some raptors, too!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 11

Harrison Branch Library , Harrison

Leapin’ lizards and slitherin’ snakes, head to the library to learn about reptiles from the Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Green Township Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about the animals that live in local backyards from the Great Parks of Hamilton County. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Oakley Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn all about birds of prey by investigating avian artifacts and even meet some raptors, too!

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Groesbeck Branch Library, Cincinnati

this exciting three part program featuring our favorite insects to meme! In the first half of the program let your creativity soar as we design and decorate mini terracotta pots using a variety of acrylic paints and application techniques. As the pots dry, Ellie Falk of The Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati will give an… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Classes, Library Events, Nature Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Avondale Branch Library , Cincinnati

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom:  An interactive percussion performance; students will learn musical concepts such as timbre, pitch and volume, as well as science topics like density, wave length and building materials.  Stan will perform using a collection of found objects like cans, buckets, pipes, plastic barrels and flower pots.

Categories: Library Events, Music, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Wyoming Branch Library , Cincinnati

A conservationist will bring a collection of items that have been found in the woods. They will talk about how we can help keep the earth healthy. They will also bring wildflowers packets so you can be a conservationist too.

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Nature Ages: All ages

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