Welcome - We've Moved!


We are open for business at 3094 Madison Road. Come visit us and see our new space! 

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back to school bash

Mon. August 21st @ 4pm

Join us for stories, songs, a snack, and an art activity that will get your school year started on a positive note!


make a mess at the manatee

Mon. August 21st @ 10am

Join blue manatee's Miss Kelli and enjoy this wonderful outlet for your child's creative side. Have fun listening to a good book and participating in an art-making activity with your child.

• $6 per child
• Ages 2-4
• Pre-registration is required, as space is limited
• Stop by or call 513.731.2665 to register for this event


Tue. August 29th @ 4pm

Celebrate the newest adventure in the Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey here at blue manatee! We're planning a few surprises for our guests, but be assured that there will be games, fun, and a special snack.


An evening with School of Good and Evil author Soman Chainani

Mon. October 2nd @ 6:30pm

New York Times bestselling author Soman Chainani will be at blue manatee for a reading and signing of Quests for Glory, the fourth installment of the School for Good and Evil series. 

Line numbers will be given to customers who pre-order or purchase their copy of Quests for Glory at blue manatee. Copies of the first three books in the series will be available in hardcover and paperback, as well as The Ever Never Handbook.

blue manatee presents Dan Santat at Brazee Street Studios

Sun. October 8th @ 1:30pm

blue manatee presents Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat for an exclusive event at Brazee Street Studios

Dan Santat will read, discuss, and sign his newest book, After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again), which releases on October 3rd. Line numbers for the event are required, and will be given with purchase of After the Fall