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COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION FOR YOUNG WOMEN

@ Madeira Branch ,

Prospective female college athletes, join Patty Raube-Keller from University of Cincinnati for an informative session addressing eligibility requirements, important timelines and more. 

RSVP $ Categories: Library Events, Parent Education, Sports Ages: Teens

Saturday, December 8

Cheers to Art!

Paint a beautiful work of art, and have cookies and milk with Santa Claus. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years

Avon Woods Nature Preserve

Help Avon Woods Nature Preserve remove harmful invasive plants such as winter creeper and honeysuckle. You will be rewarded with a bounty of spring wildflowers; plus, pizza is provided for all volunteers.

Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch

Time to get jolly and read books, sing and jingle along with everybody’s favorite holiday songs. Play a few reindeer games and make a footprint craft. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years

Happening thru:

Heritage Village Museum

Meet Mother Christmas and enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and fruit. This cozy holiday experience also includes story time and balloon art. Bring your camera for a Mother Christmas photo op! Breakfast will be served at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. each day.

RSVP $ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Create garland and holiday gift tags from hand cut felt. Make angels, fairies or other shapes using cookie cutters during this fun activity led by Anke Peitsch.

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday, Support Groups Ages: All ages

Cold Spring Branch

Guests from Paint and Bake will help you paint Christmas ornaments. The youngest of guests can even choose to make a hand print ornament. 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Greenhills Branch

Today is your chance to build your very own snowman… one that won’t melt away. Come make a clay pot snowman. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 9 – 12 Years

Sunday, December 9

Happening thru:

Winton Woods Mills Race Banquet Center

Start a new tradition with your family; enjoy a delicious lunch buffet and a visit from Santa! 

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods

Grab your Hike for Your Health passport and get hiking with Roads Rivers and Trails staff. RRT is a local adventure outfitter whose knowledgeable and well – traveled staff will inspire you to achieve your outdoor goals.  

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

Monday, December 10

Happening thru:

Cold Spring Branch

Win prizes and play with local kids. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Tuesday, December 11

Happening thru:

Winton Woods Parky's Farm

Help the farm animals celebrate the holidays. Sing carols to livestock as you tour the farm and make a craft. Includes playtime in Parky’s Playbarn. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Symmes Township Branch

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Stop by the library to participate in hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building on what you’ve discovered. This program is designed for children ages 6-12 and their… Read more »

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

Symmes Township Branch

Join the Contemporary Arts Center for a special workshop designed specifically for homeschool families. Stop by the library to participate in hands-on art making, learn about contemporary artists and take home an extended learning sheet with tips and resources for building on what  you’ve discovered. 

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

Wednesday, December 12

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

Create a beautiful beaded snowflake that can be used to decorate for the season or as a holiday gift.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Thursday, December 13

Newport Branch

Local architects and architecture students will be on site to help guide you to build the best town you can in 2 hours! 

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

Cold Spring Branch

Come and celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza with some fun crafts, games and more. 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Saturday, December 15

Glenwood Gardens Garden View Room

Join an animal illustrator and explore the science of wildlife art. Create a gift-size pastel painting using a live owl as a model. All skill levels are welcome and materials will be provided. For ages 12 – 18. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Art, Classes, Crafts Ages: Teens

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LaBoiteaux Woods Nature Preserve

Bring the family to enjoy crafts made with natural materials. Nature provides all the media necessary for creating amazing crafts. The Secret Santa Room gives children a chance to make presents for family members. 

RSVP $ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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