Classes & Activities

Thursday, January 1

California Woods Nature Preserve , Cincinnati

Spend Fridays in October exploring California Woods; each week will be a new adventure on the trails and in the creeks while hearing stories and even meeting a few animal friends. 

RSVP Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Playgroups Ages: All ages

Monday, September 21

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Greenhills Branch Library , Cincinnati

Get some fresh air and hear a new story! Kiddos will enjoy stories, songs and other activities while building early literacy skills. Masks required, distancing will be observed. Program takes place in the gazebo across the street from the library.  

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Kids got a case of cabin fever? This class is the cure. Children will receive a “Hike for your Health” passport and tackle a 1.5 hour hike during each session; by the end of the series, kids will have triumphantly completed 10 trails and hiked over 15 miles of terrain! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Tuesday, September 22

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LaBoiteaux Woods, Cincinnati

Catch a breath of fresh air! This 6 week nature based class will had toddlers playing games, hearing stories and even meeting animal ambassadors. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Parents' Night Out Ages:

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Sharonville Branch , Cincinnati

Gather safely outside with library friends to hear stories, sings songs and do activities. Caregivers are required to wear masks, social distancing will be observed; storytime is weather permitting. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Delhi Township Branch , Cincinnati

Join Miss Katy and Miss Rose on the front lawn for stories, music and more! Weather permitting; chairs and blankets encouraged. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Kids in grades 1 – 6 can join together in small groups to embark on after-school nature adventures. Guided by passionate hike leaders, children will experience the joys of nature which support their minds, body and mental wellness. Choose from Tuesday OR Thursday sessions. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Wednesday, September 23

Cincinnati Nature Center , Milford

Come adventure with the Cincy Nature Center as we explore many of the habitats in Rowe Woods and search for creatures along the way! See who’s hiding under the pond’s surface, take a closer look at life in the field, or roll logs in the forest to see what lies beneath. Fresh air, hiking, games,… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Sharonville Branch , Cincinnati

Get moving and shaking! These outdoor storytimes will have kiddos 1 – 4 enjoying music, movement and fun. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Music, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Kids First Too , Milford

Don’t miss out on the physical exercise that goes along with in-person school. Part gym and part recess, Move It is a brand new program made to get kids MOVING! Class will include a warm-up and stretch, games, activities, obstacle courses and so much more fun. Choose from Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. – 12:05 p.m…. Read more »

RSVP $$$ Categories: Classes, Fitness Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

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Madisonville Branch , Cincinnati

Join the library for an outside, physically distanced storytime. Enjoy books, songs, activities and more, while building early literacy and social emotional skills. Recommended for ages 0 – 6, masks required for adults. 

Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Observatory , Cincinnati

Enjoy a Hyde Park library children’s storytime while utilizing the Cincinnati Observatory’s outdoor space. Limited capacity + registration required, masks required for adult caregivers.

RSVP Categories: Classes, Library Events, Outdoor Activities, Storytimes Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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Cincinnati Nature Center , Cincinnati

Artsy kids, ages 9 – 13, will become inspired by nature to create unique works of art during this after-school series. Children will find beauty in birds, insects, plants and animals as they hike trails at the Nature Center, then they will create one-of-a-kind masterpieces using paint, clay, natural dyes, pastels and so much more…. Read more »

RSVP Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Thursday, September 24

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Cincinnati Parks , Cincinnati

Get outside and explore! Littles will delight with a stroll through the park while learning all about trees, flowers, birds and more nature elements. This recurring program is designed for children 6 – 24 months old and their caregivers.  September 17 – Friendship Park (1135 Riverside Dr., Cincinnati) September 24 – Ault Park (5090 Observatory… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months

Fort Liberty Playland

Drop in for some fun family art making with Fitton Center for Creative Arts.

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

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Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Children will sing in English and Hebrew, dance, play with bubbles, ribbons and shakers, learn PJ Library songs and more! This class is the perfect opportunity for babies and toddlers to be introduced to music, creative stimulation and interesting sounds. For toddlers and babies up to two and a half years old and a caregiver.

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Music Ages:

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Wyoming Village Green , Cincinnati

Kiddos can hear stories and sing songs to build early literacy skills. This outdoor event will be held at the Wyoming Village Green; families are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair. Masks and social distancing are required; weather permitting. 

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

Saturday, October 3

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Veterans Park Shelter, Cincinnati

This class will have families feeling creative as they craft a unique original pottery piece in class 1 and as they return to paint it during class 2! This 2 part class is for children 5 and up with their families. Finished pieces can be picked up at Anderson Parks RecPlex office at a later… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Classes, Crafts Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Thursday, October 8

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum , Cincinnati

New to the college admission process, have limited access to college counseling or just need to brush up on current admissions practices? This program is designed to help students ages 13 – 18, and their caregivers, through the college admissions process. There will be lots of tips and strategies each month to make the whole… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Classes, Parent Education Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Saturday, October 10

The Carnegie, Covington

Young learners will discover the techniques Romans used to build roads before crafting an edible road to take home.  Limited to 10 participants.

RSVP Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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