Another great month filled with FREE, quality programs, courtesy of the Cincinnati Hamilton County Public Library. We’ve picked out some of our favorite Storytimes and Children’s programs, but this list is just the TIP of the iceberg, so to speak. Be sure to head over to the Library’s website (direct links below) for the full lists.
Cooking & Food
Mt. Healthy Saturday, March 12, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Food Fun @ Mt. Healthy: Potato Chip Taste Off. Results Posted Monday, March 14—Potato Chip Day! Sponsored by the Kersten Fund
Animals & Insects
Avondale Tuesday, March 22, 3:00 p.m.
Bug Bites: Learn from naturalist Lara Askill how nutritious bugs can be. Treats provided.
Art & Crafts
Corryville Saturday, March 26, 1:00 p.m.
Beaded Creations: Make your own beaded jewelry and crafts.
Bedtime Story Time
Symmes Township Tuesday, March 8, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Pajama Jam Storytime: Come in your jammies and listen to some jammin’ stories.
College Hill Friday, March 25, 3:00 p.m.
Book Time! Join the College Hill Branch Library’s book club for children for games, trivia and fun based upon the books we read. Plus, maybe win a prize!
Music & Dance
Main Library Thursday, March 17, 3:30 p.m.
Karaoke for Kids: Sing your heart out! Join your friends for a fun afternoon! Held at the Children’s Learning Center.
St. Patrick’s Day Fun
Irish Step-Dancing: Irish music & dance with the McGing Irish Dancers. All ages. Sponsored by the Kersten Fund.
- Blue Ash Wednesday, March 9, 7:00 p.m.
- Deer Park Tuesday, March8, 7:00 p.m.
- Hyde Park Saturday, March 12, 3:00 p.m.
- Loveland Tuesday, March 15, 7:00 p.m.
- Madeira Saturday, March 5, 1:30 p.m.
- Pleasant Ridge Saturday, March 19, 1:00 p.m.
Click here to see the complete list of Children’s Programs
Storytimes for children
Main Library Every Monday-Thursday, 3p.m.
Book Break: Join us by the aquarium for a good book. Children’s Learning Center.
Music & Movement Storytimes
Blue Ash Fridays, March 4 & 11, 10:30 a.m.
Come join Lori Sams for a Musikgarten program during Toddler Storytime!!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library
Mariemont Thursday, March 10, 10:30 a.m.
Special Needs Storytime: Special needs children and their parent/caregiver share a reading adventure in a fun and safe environment! Please contact Children’s Librarian Katheryn Toren-Jones for more information and to register: [email protected] or 369-4467. Registration is required.
Library Babies: Fun for you and your baby with songs, rhymes, stories and movement! Registration is required
Anderson Friday, March 4, 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Avondale Saturday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. – 12p.m. Ages 6 -18 months
Blue Ash Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:30a.m.
Covedale Friday, March 4, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Delhi Township Thursday, March 24, 10:15 a.m.
Click here for a complete list of Storytimes.
Library Programs for Teens
Arts & Crafts
Covedale Tuesday, March 8, 3:00 p.m.
Recycled Keyboards! Get Connected during Teen Tech Week and make unique tech crafts. Use old computer keyboards to make magnets, photo frames, and more! Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library.
Main Library Thursday, March 17, 4:00 p.m.
TeenSpot Animation Club: Join us and enjoy snacks, friends and some of the best animation on the planet!
TeenSpot pponsored by the Friends of the Public Library
Arts & Crafts
Cheviot Thursday, March 10, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Duct Tape Designs: Celebrate Teen Tech Week by creating an ipod/mp3 player cover made of duct tape. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library.
Cooking & Food
West End Monday 28, 6:00 p.m.
Cookie Decorating 101: Lisa Donaldson from Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies will be teaching us the basics of how to decorate beautiful cookies. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library.
Creative Writing & Poetry
Sharonville Wednesday, March 2, 4:00 p.m
Teen Writing Club: Come share your current work-in-progress for tips and support.
Fiber Arts & Needle Crafts
Price Hill Thursday, March 24, 5:00 p.m.
Knitting with Mrs. B: All levels of experience are welcome.
Finance & Money
Main Library Saturday, March 5, 10:00 a.m. – noon
Money, Banking, Credit – Oh My! Decisions you make today can impact you tomorrow. First job? College bound? Come learn the basics of having a checking or savings account. From writing checks to using a debit card, knowing what to do can help you become moneywise and develop good spending habits!
Click here for a complete list of programs for Teens.
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