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FREE EXPLORE THE WILD

@ Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

See cool critters up close with a naturalist from Great Parks of Hamilton County.  Ages 12 and Under with a Caregiver.

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

Monday, July 16

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blue manatee children's bookstore

Ages 2 – 4 and their adults are invited for a story and an art project.  Please call to confirm time.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 2 – 3 Years

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Ages 5 – 7 will take a tour of some STEM experiments.

RSVP $ Categories: Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years

Main Library, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Cincinnati

Explore games by learning how to design video games! In this class students will learn the basics of creating video games and developing their ideas and intellectual property. They will also learn secondary organizational and documentation techniques which can be applied outside the game design world. Registration required.  

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

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Florence Branch Library, Florence

Work in teams to create virtual reality games that can be used in the Library. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Walton Branch Library, Walton

Celebrate Ocean Day! Explore sharks, sea shells, and create your own sea turtle. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years

Tuesday, July 17

Harrison Branch Library, Harrison

See cool critters up close with a naturalist from Great Parks of Hamilton County.  Ages 12 and Under with a Caregiver.

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

blue manatee children's bookstore

Ages 6 and older will create a painting of Narwhal and Jelly, the stars of Ben Clanton’s popular graphic novel series.

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

Rentschler Forest MetroPark, Hamilton

RSVP by July 16. Teens will enjoy a relaxing evening in and around the park.

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: Teens

Wednesday, July 18

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Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Brush and decorate a real pony.

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Madeira Branch Library

Presented by the Cincinnati Cake and Candy Company.  Designed for ages 6-12.  Registration required.

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

Loveland Branch Library, Loveland

 Do you love ice cream!? Have you ever wanted to compete in the Olympics!? Compete against other teens in a series of ice cream related challenges! For Ages 12-18 *Registration Required  *Food allergy Notice: please be advised that some food prepared in this event may contain ingredients that cause allergic reactions.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, July 19

Mt. Washington Branch Library, Cincinnati

Join us for a puppet building workshop presented by Madcap Puppets. Create your very own puppet to keep. Grades K-6. Registration is required.

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

Symmes Township Branch Library

Learn the basics of coding with Ozobot, a tiny robot you can command through simple codes. Registration required.

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: All ages

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Florence Branch Library

Create side-scrolling video games using Bloxels. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Friday, July 20

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Parky's Farm at Winton Woods, Cincinnati

RSVP two days in advance. Learn the basics of fishing at the catch-and-release pond.

RSVP $$ Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Lincoln Ridge Park, Independence

Join a 45-minute yoga class led by Madison Pike Yoga that is designed for ages 8 and older and their parents. Review poses, and get an intro to meditation. Please bring water and a yoga mat. 

RSVP Categories: Fitness, Outdoor Activities Ages: 9 – 12 Years

blue manatee children's bookstore, Cincinnati

Ages 4 – 8 will celebrate the anniversary of the first walk on the moon with stories, crafts and adventure.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Storytimes Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

Ages 8 – 12 will explore the sometimes gross, sometimes weird world of science.

RSVP $ Categories: Science Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Anderson Branch Library, Cincinnati

 Harptoons Presents: Video Game Creator for Teens!!! Grades 6th to 12th strongly recommended. Video games are huge and it is also a billion dollar industry where aspiring artist can find jobs. This drawing program will open the minds of young artist about careers in art while they set forth to create their very own video… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Science Ages: Teens

Scheben Branch Library, Union

Join the party and learn some cool new moves with PONES Inc. Please register.

RSVP Categories: Dance, Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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