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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

April Carrico/Fort Thomas Library Programming


Programs for Adults and Teens
Brown Bag Book Club
Noon Monday, April 1
Join the discussion of From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars by Viginia Hanlon Grohl. Bag lunch optional. New members welcome. Ages 18 & up. No need to register.
Teen Watercolor
3:30 pm Wednesday, April 3
Have you wanted to learn how to use watercolor? Are you looking for a place to practice your watercolor skills? Join us as we have an art session working with watercolors. Ages 11-19. Registration required.
Arts & Culture Series: A Night of Latin Jazz with NKU SOTA
7 pm Friday, April 5
Experience the unique fusion of African, European, and Caribbean rhythms coming together in A Night of Latin Jazz with NKU’s School of the Arts. Ages 18 & up. Registration required.
Coffee & Conversation Book Club
2 pm Wednesday, April 10
Join the discussion of No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts. Ages 18 & up. New members welcome. No need to register.
A Novel Idea YA Book Club @ Tower Park
4 pm Thursday, April 11
Join the discussion of Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Age 11-19. New members welcome. No need to register. At Tower Park Armory, Fort Thomas.
Dot Art
6 pm Thursday, April 11
Create your own colorful dot masterpiece using cotton swabs and paint. This art technique is great for any skill level and a lot of fun. Ages 18 & up. Registration required.
Teen Film Festival
6-9 pm Monday, April 15 @ Tower Park Mess Hall, Fort Thomas
The teens who are participating in the Teen Film Festival will be able to premier their films at the Mess Hall in Tower Park in Fort Thomas. Please bring friends and family to watch your films and all members of the community are welcomed to attend and enjoy! For more information about the Teen Film Festival please stop by the Fort Thomas branch and talk to Morgan Lockard or Paige Wilson. Registration required.
Attracting Pollinators
1:30 pm Wednesday, April 17
Join Jason Vaughn from the Campbell County Extension Office to learn about the benefits of pollinators and how to attract them to your garden. Ages 18 & up. No need to register.
After School Hangout
3:30 pm Wednesday, April 17
Stressful day at school? We can help with that! Stop by the Library to enjoy snacks, board games and video games. Ages 11-19. No need to register.
Dungeons & Dragons
6-9 pm Friday, April 19
All levels welcome to play Dungeons & Dragons 5e. This session will continue with our campaigns. Premade characters will be available for those without a character who would like to join. Ages11-19. No need to register.
Felt Flower Hoops
1-3 pm Wednesday, April 24
6-8 pm Thursday, April 25
Learn to make flowers from felt and attach them in your own design to a hoop to create a fun spring decoration. Ages 18 & up. Registration required. In order to accommodate as many people as possible, this craft is offered at two different times. Please register for only one event.
Teen Mandala Sand Arty
3:30 pm Wednesday, April 24
Learn how to make art with sand. We’ll have patterns available to follow or feel free to design your own pattern. Ages 11-19. No need to register.
St. Elizabeth Free Carotid Artery Screenings
9 am-2 pm Thursday, April 25
The Heart and Vascular Institute of St. Elizabeth Healthcare will offer free stroke and carotid screenings for qualified men and women age 40 or older. Carotid Artery Screening checks the arteries in the neck where plaque buildup can lead to blockages, which are the No.1 cause of stroke.  Registration is required via St. Elizabeth Scheduling. Please contact 859-301-WELL (9355) to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.
Arts Culture Series: Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra presents Global Passport
7 pm Friday, April 26
Join the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra for a performance of light classics at one of its most popular programs, Global Passport. The CCO string quartet will turn the stage into a tour bus as they present a program of exciting popular works from around the world, including Tarantella, Les Champs-Elysees, Can-Can and “Besame Mucho!” So dust off your passport, bring your boarding pass and join us as we take you on a global voyage through music. Ages 18 & up. Registration required.
Programs for Children and Families


Movie Night
4 pm Monday, April 1
What could be better than watching a movie with your friends?  Watching a movie with your friends and eating candy. Grades 1-5. No need to register.
Full STEAM Ahead
7 pm Mondays, April 1, 8 & 15
Get hands-on with Science, Tech, Engineering, Art & Math. Ages 3-5. No need to register.
Toddler Time
10 am Tuesdays, April 2, 9 & 16
Ages 2-3. No need to register.
Preschool Time
11 am Tuesdays, April 2, 9 & 16
Ages 3-5. No need to register.
Lap Time
9:30 am Wednesdays, April 3, 10 & 17
Newborn-2, especially for pre-walkers. Registration required.
Movers & Shakers
11 am Wednesdays, April 3, 10 & 17
Ages 3-5. No need to register.
Baby Time
9:30 & 10:30 am Thursdays, April 4, 11 & 18
Newborn-2, especially for walkers. Registration required.
Bunny Babies
10 am Saturday, April 6
Celebrate the spring season with songs, books and lots of bunny hopping. We will have an egg hunt and spring sensory activities. Newborn-2. Registration required.
Peep Party
4 pm Monday, April 8
Marshmallow Peeps are delicious, but they are cute too. We play with our food with games and crafts featuring our favorite springtime treat. Grades 1-5. No need to register.
Block-a-Palooza
10 am Saturday, April 13
Let your kids burn some energy and use their creativity at Block-a-Palooza.  They’ll be playing with others and practicing gross motor skills while also having fun. Families. No need to register.
Paper Bead Jewelry
4 pm Monday, April 15
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to save the Earth.  We are practicing Reuse by making pretty jewelry from magazines instead of sending them to the trash. Grades 1-5. No need to register.
Mommy & Baby Yoga

10:30 am Saturday, April 20
Yoga is a great way to heal after giving birth and a delightful way to bond with your baby. Mommies and babies will enjoy stretching and strengthening and interacting with others. Please bring a mat if you have one and wear comfortable clothing. Newborn-2. Registration required.

Puppy Tales
2-4 pm Saturday, April 20
Read a story or two to a specially trained therapy dog. Sessions will be 15 minutes. Library staff will contact you to schedule a specific time. All ages. Registration required.

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