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Design Your Delectable Doughnut!

Fri. June 5th @ 4:00-5:00

 Did you know that today is National Doughnut Day? In honor of the tasty treat, we are having a Design Your Delectable Doughnut day. Join us as we read a few enjoyable doughnut-y books, and then design our best, most flavorful, paper doughnut. We will also do some descriptive writing so that all will be able to capture the full "flavor" of each creation. Our time together will wrap up by enjoying a (real) delectable doughnut. This event is sure to be a "hole" lot of fun, "sprinkled" with smiles!
 
-$3.00
-Best for ages 5-7.
-Please call 513.731.2665 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Celebrate Summer - Picnic Style!

Fri. June 19th @ 2:00-3:00

We are going to celebrate the arrival of summer and International Picnic Day by having a picnic of our favorite summer stories and a fun craft to do, as well! Join us as we read a few tales that will help us break into that summer mode, picnic-style! We will be creating a craft to take along on many picnics to come this summer! This event is sure to be a basket of fun (without the ants)!
 
- $3.00
 
- Best for ages 4-7
 
- Please call 513.731.2665 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Happy Hug Day!

Mon. June 29th @ 10:00-11:00

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 4 and up.
 
- Call 513.731.2665 to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Blueberry Bonanza!

Wed. July 1st @ 3:30-4:30

July is National Blueberry Month! In honor of this tasty fruit, we are hosting a blueberry bonanza event that is sure to be a treat. We will be reading some of our favorite books that highlight the beautiful blueberry and will create a fun craft that will sure to be refrigerator worthy. We will wrap up this event by enjoying some sweet blueberries on a hot July day.

-$5.00

-Best for ages 3-5

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

Meet Kammie on First: Baseball’s Dottie Kamenshek author, Michelle Houts

Sun. July 12th @ 12:30-1:30

Michelle Houts, author of the new series, Biographies for Young Readers, will be here reading and signing her first addition to the series, Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek! In this real-life tale we are inspired by Cincinnati's very own, Dorothy Kamenshek, who rises to national level fame as a star first base player in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during World War II. Later, fame came again to Dottie when in 1992, Geena Davis portrayed a player loosely based on her in the hit movie A League of Their Own. With Cincinnati hosting the All-Star game this season, fans of all ages will sure to enjoy the spirit of America's pastime this event will invoke. Girls and boys, alike, will love hearing about a young athlete with a dream - one that is held by many.

-A FREE, all-ages author event. (Recommended ages for series: 8 and up).

-Line Numbers available for signing with purchase of Kammie on First: Baseball's Dottie Kamenshek.

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

Fly high on Amelia Earhart Day!

Fri. July 24th @ 2:00-3:00

Today is Amelia Earhart Day! Join us as we learn more about this pioneer, legend and mystery. We will read books depicting her life and love of aviation and will embark on making a few of our own aircrafts (with paper). Let's see which kind of paper airplane will fly the farthest!

- A free story event and craft.

- Best for ages 5-7.

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