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@ Green Township Branch ,

Tweens and teens, would you like to make a difference in the community? Join the library on the 2nd Tuesday of the month for group service projects benefiting the community. Sign up today! 

RSVP Categories: Library Events, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: Teens

Wednesday, December 12

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

Happening thru:

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

Sunday, December 16


Take a hike! Join a nature interpreter to explore Newberry Wildlife Sanctuary. Meet at Farbach-Werner at 1:30 p.m. and drive together to Newberry Wildlife Sanctuary for a day of exploration, with a 4:00 p.m. return to Farbach-Werner.

RSVP Categories: Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Tuesday, December 18

Monfort Heights Branch

Join the library for an evening of holiday crafts, including string art, 

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

Wednesday, December 19

Thursday, December 20

Perfection Gymnastics

Have the kids join us for a day full of gymnastics fun!  *Open to ages 4-18

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

Friday, December 21

Perfection Gymnastics

Need to get some holiday shopping done? Send the kids to day camp for gymnastics and fun time with friends. 

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

Cincinnati Nature Center

Join Cincy Nature Center on the “midnight of the year” for a modern observance of an ancient tradition. Gather around a fire and explore the history of this event and the modern day symbolism still around today. Lit by the light of the full moon, a group hike will deepen your understanding of the significance… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Music, Nature, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 9 – 12 Years, Teens

Cold Spring Branch

Bring a favorite from home or play a game from the Library stock including Wii and WiiU, 100 different board and card games and five different console systems. 

Categories: Library Events Ages: Teens

Sunday, December 23

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Cincinnati Nature Center

What were the days like 450 million years ago at the Nature Center? 24,000 years ago? 200 years ago? Explore Avey’s Run and find yourself transported to the Ordovician Period when Cincinnati’s fossils were living organisms. Hike the Geology Trail through old growth forest up to Fox Rock and discover how this unusual “rock” got… Read more »

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

Thursday, December 27

Perfection Gymnastics

Round the kids up for a day full of gymnastics fun! Full and half day options available!

RSVP $$ Categories: Fitness Ages: 9 – 12 Years

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California Woods

Explore outside with your stone age tribe, sneak up on animals, find their homes and spot signs of ancient ice. Play group games and help make a glacier. Create a prehistoric beat craft and get up-close and personal with small live critters. Finish the day by gathering around the fire for hot cocoa and stories. 

RSVP $$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Outdoor Activities Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Friday, December 28

Perfection Gymnastics

Send the kids to escape into a world full of crafts, games and plenty of gymnastics fun.

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

Burnet Woods

Bring on the snow! Join in on the fun and go exploring, play seasonal games, get creative with arts and crafts and simply relax with a story. It will be SNOW much fun. 

$$ Categories: Crafts, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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