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Meet the Grinch Story Time

Thu. December 8th @ 4:30-5:30

Join us as we read Dr. Seuss's classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas with our special guest--the Grinch himself! After the story, time for pictures taken with the Grinch will be available. This year, we’re partnering with Toys for Tots, so #GrowYourHeart 3 sizes by donating a new book while you’re here! Gather with us for some holiday fun!

-A free, all ages event.
-The first 20 line numbers will be reserved for those who would like to purchase a copy of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and line numbers following will be to meet the Grinch and will be given day of, on a first come, first served basis. Please call 513.731.2665 for more details.

Loren Long Visits blue manatee!

Sat. December 10th @ 11:00-12:00

Join us as we welcome Loren Long back at blue manatee this morning!  He will be sharing his new book, Otis and the Kittens.  Loren will be joined by a very special guest, as well!  Visit us this morning for this absolutely wonderful event!  Call 731.2665 to reserve a line number so that you can have him sign your copy!


Mon. December 12th @ 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 art-making activity with your child.

-$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.

ManaTots Story Time with Santa!

Wed. December 14th @ 10:00-11:00

Join us for a very special Christmas themed ManaTots this morning with a guest who is from very, very far away!
- Story time and picture opportunities with Santa!
- FREE, best for ages 0-5.

Carols with Miss Katie and Miss Sarah!

Mon. December 19th @ 6:00pm-6:30pm

Join seasoned story teller Miss Katie and ManaTots extraordinaire Miss Sarah for some holiday cheer!

-Free, all ages event.

Story Time with Author Jinny Berten!

Tue. December 20th @ 10:00-11:00

Join us as we welcome local author Jinny Berten this holiday season!  She will be at blue manatee for a very special story time featuring her book, Henri: A Christmas Donkey Story.  This is going to be a fantastic event and we can't wait to share it with you!  Call 731.2665 for more information.