The Dailies

Wednesday, July 17

Greenhills Branch Library , Cincinnati

Meet a live African penguin from the Newport Aquarium.

Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Blue Ash Branch Library , Cincinnati

Uncover fossils on a mock paleontological dinosaur dig.  Discuss Cincinnati’s world-famous Ordovician fossils, learn how fossils are formed and unearth how to differentiate them from rocks.  Touchable fossils from dinosaurs, including Allosaurus, Tyrannosaurus, Stegosaurus, raptors and more make this program a junior paleontologist’s dream.  For children in grades 1-4.

Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

West End Branch Library , Cincinnati

Using creative dramatic role play, participants will explore strategies that can resolve and even prevent bullying situations. This interactive workshop is presented by The Children’s Theatre, TCT on Tour. For children ages 4-10.

Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

College Hill Branch Library , Cincinnati

Space is the Place is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Meet puppets Coleman the Sasquatch and Princess Wizzi. Join in the fun with new songs and silliness.  5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Blast Off!

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

Madeira Branch Library , Cincinnati

Join the Soil and Water District to explore live worms!  Designed for ages 6-12.

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

Mariemont Branch Library , Cincinnati

During this special after-hours reptile program, learn about some unique animals with a chance to get up close for personal interaction. Presented by the Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society.

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 18

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Tweet, tweet! This Art Play celebrates all things birds in honor of the CAC’s Creatures exhibition; kids will build a nest helper, design a birdseed collage and paint tiny winged wonders. The Cincinnati Zoo will even be stopping by with some avian animal ambassadors. 

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Price Hill Branch Library , Cincinnati

Using story and song, celebrated musician and folklorist Russ Childers shares memories of his family’s Eastern Kentucky farm life. Children learn the trials and joys of Appalachian living over the past two hundred years. Focus is on the positive contributions of Appalachian culture as transferred through the artist’s traditional music and storytelling. Appalachian survival depends… Read more »

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

North Central Branch Library , Cincinnati

Learn healthy habits with Chef Bon Appetit as he teaches rambunctious Chip the importance of eating right, and humdrum Tofutti the value of creative exercise. This interactive workshop is presented by The Children’s Theatre, TCT on Tour. For children ages 4-10.

Categories: Acting & Theater, Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Artists and educators will be on hand to teach moss graffiti making. Take this on a summer hike for a fun way to leave a mark. Supplies and snacks will be provided by the CAC.

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

Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead , Trenton

Pizza is delicioso; come learn all about yummy ingredients that can go from the garden to the table during a visit to the farm.

Categories: Crafts, Nature, Playgroups Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Embshoff Woods, Cincinnati

Act like an animal! Jump, skip, hop and crawl through an obstacle course and afterwards, meet some animal ambassadors. 

Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Playgroups Ages: All ages

Newport Branch, CCPL , Newport

Watch Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation  and enjoy a themed night of crafts, activities, snacks and more. 

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

Covington Branch, KCPL, Covington

Celebrate the release of the new Lion King movie by watching the animated movie, making themed crafts and eating snacks that even Timon and Pumbaa would enjoy. 

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

Elk Creek MetroPark: Meadow Ridge Area Shelter, Middletown

Get some tips for shooting close-ups and intimate landscapes from photographer Susan Milinkovich.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Friday, July 19

Rentschler Forest MetroPark Reigart Road Area, Hamilton

Summer is all about fun in the sun, but when it gets too hot, take a break with some wild water activities. Join MetroParks of Butler County, Butler Soil and Water Conservation District and Ohio State University Extension for an exhilarating and hydrating afternoon. 

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

St. Bernard Branch Library , Saint Bernard

Uncover fossils on a mock dinosaur dig!  Discuss Cincinnati’s world famous Ordovician fossils, learn how fossils are formed and unearth how to differentiate them from rocks. For children in grades 1-4.

Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Pleasant Ridge Branch Library, Cincinnati

Girls entering grades 1-5 are invited to learn new skills and build confidence through art, storytelling, acting, and exploring. These programs are co-facilitated by the Girls Scouts of Western Ohio.

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

Pogo Play , Cincinnati

Love Pokemon? Come play on the giant play structure, bounce on inflatables and get Pikachu (or other characters) face paint from Party Expressions for $4. 

$ Categories: Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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