Please note: Library policy states that children under 12 years of age may not be left unattended at the library. This includes programs. We strive to provide a safe and fun enviroment for all our patrons and appreciate the support of the community in helping sustain this.

Zoosday at the Libary

March 20th, 6pm, Main Library
Featuring the Freshwater Cart from Newport Aquarium! Space is limited by the Newport Aquarium for the safety of thier animals. Tickets will be distributed in person beginning at 5:30pm until they run out. First come, first served.

April 2nd, 11am, Main Library, REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Are you ready to experience true turtle power? can you tell the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Meet 3 different turtles & tortoises at this special event! Click here to register for this event!

Knights & Fairies Storytime! Saturday, April 21st, 11-12:15pm

Come one, come all to a fun, family story time featuring stories of knights and fairies featuring performers from the Kentucky Renaissance Fair. Meet brave knights, playful fairies, and even a goblin storyteller! There will be stories, crafts, and activities for all. Registration is required and opens on March 30th.

Kindness Club

NOTE: PLEASE ONLY REGISTER FOR ONE SESSION OF KINDNESS CLUB IN FEBRUARY. There are three possible dates, but each are the same program.
March 21st, 4:30pm, Main Library (click to sign up)
March 28th, 4:30pm, Main Library (click to sign up)
“Choose kind” at this service club for elementary age children! Kids will work on a different project each month to spread kindness throughout the community!

storytime and toddler time

Story Time & Toddler Time

  Mahan Main South
Baby Time


10:30am Thursdays  
Toddler Time   10am Tuesdays & Fridays 10:10am Wednesdays
Story Time   11am Tuesdays & Fridays 11am Wednesdays
Family Story Time 11am Fridays    

Story Time is for children ages 3 & up. Each week is a different theme featuring books, music, art, science, and play! Siblings are welcome.

Toddlertime is for infants through two years old. Parents and children sing songs, do fingerplays and are introduced to picture books. It is a time to sit and interact with your child and become familiar with the library. Questions about Story Times? Contact the Children's Librarian, Shannon Kruer.


baby time

Baby Time

Baby Time is a lapsit program designed for babies and their parent or caregiver. Come for fun with books, music, exercise rhymes, action rhymes and play!
Thursdays at 10:30am at the Main Library.


Book Besties

Book Besties

This program pairs early elementary aged children with teen volunteers for one-on-one reading assistance combined with additional literary activities.  Book Besties lasts for 45 minutes and meets in the activity room of the Children's Library. Registration is required.
Thursdays at the Main Library, 4:30-5:15pm.

Click here to register for the March 22nd session!

Click here to register for the March 29th session!


Book Besties

Maker Monday

Maker Monday is a weekly program featuring hands-on activities and special engineering challenges for kids ages 10-12. They are held Mondays at the Main Library from 5-6pm. Weekly registration is required.

Click here to register for the March 19th session!

Click here to register for the March 26th session!

Click here to register for the April 9th session!

Click here to register for the April 16th session!


Family Fun Night

Tinker Tuesdays

Tinker Tuesdays is a weekly maker themed program for children ages 6-9. Each program features special hands-on activities. They are held Tuesdays at the Main Library at 4:30. Registration is required.

Click here to register for the March 20th session!

Click here to register for the March 27th session!

Click here to register for the April 10th session!

Click here to register for the April 17th session!

picture of two children reading, text Crazy eights

Crazy Eights

Join our math and science enrichment club! Hands-on Activities and games to help build Math & Science skills. Grades K-3, Wednesdays at 4pm, at the South Oldham Library.
Click here to sign up!

Paws to Read

Paws to Read

The Paws to Read program is designed to allow kids the chance to read to a non-judgmental listener. Often times they could be struggling or reluctant readers. Each session is 15 minutes of one on one time with a therapy dog. Click on your favorite dog's picture to see the current times and registration, or visit the calendar.

Boucha (Main)
Kolby (Main)
Lily (Mahan)
Peaches (Main)
Pheobe (Main)
Willow (Main)