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Raybot Story Time with Author/Illustrator, Adam F. Watkins!

Wed. June 1st @ 10:00-11:00

Join us for a very special story time and signing event with author/illustrator, Adam F. Watkins, as he shares his newest book, Raybot!  Raybot is a lonely robot searching for that one animal that says, "woof"... and he soon learns that there are many wonderful (and different!) animals on Earth!  This is a delightfully sweet tale that will warm everyone's hearts, no matter how old! 

Pick up a copy of Raybot at blue manatee and enjoy the opportunity of meeting author and illustrator, Adam F. Watkins, while having your book signed!

More information regarding Adam F. Watkins’ visit to blue manatee children’s bookstore is available at www.bluemanateebooks.com or by calling 513.731.2665. 

- A FREE, author event.

- Line Numbers available for signing with purchase of Raybot.

- Call 513.731.2665 to reserve your copy or for more details.

Make-A-Mess Celebrates National Doughnut Day!

Mon. June 6th @ 10:00-11:00

Join Ms. Anne to enjoy this wonderful outlet for your child's creative side. Have fun listening to a good book and participating in an ooey-gooey art-making activity with your child!  This month we will be honoring National Doughnut Day during our Make-a-Mess class!  Be prepared for awesome messiness and a delicious doughnut-y treat!

-$10/child, ages 2-4

-Register your 2-4 year old by calling 731.2665, or by stopping by the store.

-Please register by the Friday before the Make-A-Mess you would like to attend.

Kick off the Summer with Miss Katie's Story Time at Oakley After Hours!

Fri. June 10th @ 7:00-7:30pm

Miss Katie is back at the LePage Stage just in time to kick off the summer! Join the beloved Miss Katie for a special summertime story time during our Oakley After Hours event. The store will be open from 6:00-8:00, and Miss Katie's Summer Story Time will be from 7:00-7:30. See you at the LePage Stage!

- FREE! Please call 513.731.2665 for more information.
- blue manatee will be open for Oakley After Hours from 6:00-8:00pm. Kick off the Summer with Miss Katie's Story Time is from 7:00-7:30pm.

Biography Bonanza Week!

Mon. June 13th @ 12:00-2:00

Join us for a week-long camp where we will be embracing the biography!  We will meet each day from noon to 2:00 and children will work their way through a biography of choice (from the "Who Was..." series), resulting in a fun twist on a living "wax museum" of those famous people.  Parents are invited to this exciting culminating event on Friday at 1:00!  We'll learn, we'll play, we'll get creative, but, most importantly, we'll have lots of fun!!

- Children need to bring a bagged lunch each day.

- Cost: $10.00

- Camp runs Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-2:00pm

- Best for ages 8-11

Please call 513.731.2665 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Happy Hug Day!

Wed. June 29th @ 11:30am-12:30pm

Happy Hug Day! Did you know that hugs have their very own special day? Today is it!! Hooray for Hugs! Today we will be reading our favorite hug stories and creating a fun hug craft to take home to share with others! This event will have you wrapping your arms around yourself in joy!
- A free story event and craft.
- Best for ages 3 and up..
- Call 513.731.2665 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.