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

January 16th, 6pm, Main Library
Are you ready to experience true Turtle Power?! Can you tell the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? Meet some turtles & tortoises from the Newport Aquarium at this family friendly program! *Space is limited. First come, first serve.

Princess Vs. Superhero Storytime

Saturday, January 20th, 11am, Main Library
Choose your own adventure at this interactive story time featuring guests from the Princesses & Superheroes of Louisville. Crafts, stories & fun! Registration is required, click here to sign up!

Kindness Club

January 24th, 4:30pm, Main Library
“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!
Click here to register.


January 24th, 10-11:30am, Main Library
Join us for our first sensory stations workshop for toddlers. Come prepared for some messy fun with your little one! Drop in anytime between 10-11:30am.

storytime and toddler time

Story Time & Toddler Time

**Please note: There will be no storytimes or toddler times December 18th-January 8th.

  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. (No Baby Time December 21st-January 4th)


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 January 8th session!

Click here to register for the January 18th session!

Click here to register for the January 25th 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 January 8th session!

No session January 15th (library closed for holiday)

Click here to register for the January 22nd session!

Click here to register for the January 29th 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 January 9th session!

Click here to register for the January 16th session!

Click here to register for the January 23rd session!

Click here to register for the January 30th session!

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 here for schedule and registration AT MAIN AND MAHAN LIBRARIES.