The Dailies

Tuesday, July 9

Happening thru:

Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, Ellenwood Nature Barn , Cincinnati

Play nature-inspired games and make art inspired by nature during this week designed to help nurture creativity.

Categories: Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Mt. Healthy Branch Library , Cincinnati

Meet three animal ambassadors and learn all about raptor diets, habitats, nesting habits and their role in the food web.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Northside Branch Library , Cincinnati

Participate in a 2-day program to learn how 3d printing works. Then, craft a 3D work of art using TinkerCAD!

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Hyde Park Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn about cool local animals with Great Parks of Hamilton County. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

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

Happening thru:

Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

Unwind in the great outdoors with some nature centered yoga; all experience levels are welcome at this mindful exercise experience. 

RSVP $ Categories: Classes, Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities 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

Middleton-Mills Park

Meet live owls and a hawk as Dr. Tom Sproat of BOISE Inc. showcases an assortment of raptors. Don’t miss a rare opportunity to see the birds up close and personal. Lunches will be provided through the summer food service program for children in collaboration with Kenton County Schools. Adults can purchase lunch for $3.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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

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