Special Events

Nutcracker Storytime: November 17th, 11am, Main
Join us for a performance by the Gilman School of Dance! Featuring many of the dance scenes from the Nutcracker. Snacks, crafts and dance! Registration opens November 1st. Sign-up HERE.

Holiday Open House: December 4th, 6-8pm
All ages are welcome to come celebrate the holidays and welcome Jessica Powell as the new director of the Oldham County Public Library. The open house will feature a craft activity for children, program showcase, refreshements, and a special performace of A Madcap Christmas Carol by Madcap Puppets. The puppet show will being at 6:30pm. No registration is necessary for this event.

Gingerbread Houses: December 20th, 4:15pm
Sign up to make a gingerbread house to spice up your holiday decorations!Registration Required.

2019 Handprint Calendar: December 17th, 6pm:
Make a keepsake calendar or a personalized gift featuring your child's handprints to enjoy thorughout 2019. Registration required.

Crafts & Cocoa at Mahan: December 15th, 1-3pm
Drop in at the Mahan Library to get in the holiday mood with crafts and hot cocoa! No registration required.

LEGO Club: December 5th, 4pm
It's a block party! Sign up and build! Registration required.

Mondays at South

November 26th, 4pm: Kids Book Club
Pick up a copy of Ivan the One and Only at South Oldham now until the meeting. Then come on the 26th for activies, games, and snacks relating to the book. This program is for grades 4-6.

December 3rd, 4pm: Crafty Kids Club
Make a gingerbread house at this program for children grades kindergarten and up. Registration required.

December 10th, 4pm: Kids' Cooking Club
Learn to make holiday treats at this cooking program for children in grades kindergarten and up. Registration required.

December 17th: Drop in Crafts
Alla ges are welcome to drop in at the South Oldham Library on the 17th to make holiday crafts!


Book Besties Crazy 8s Kindness Club Make Believe Mondays Maker Mondays
Open Play Saturdays PAWS to Read Pokemon Club Tinker Tuesdays Toddler 2.0

story time and toddler time

  Baby Time Story Time Toddler Time
Main Library 10:30am Thursdays 11am Tuesdays & Fridays 10am Tuesdays & Fridays
Mahan Library   11am Fridays (Family Storytime, all ages)  
South Oldham   10:30am Wednesdays 10:30am Tuesdays

Baby Time Baby Time is a lapsit program designed for babies and their caregiver. Fun with books, music, exercise rhymes, action rhymes, and play!

Toddler Time Toddler Time is for infants through two years old. Fun with books, music, flannel stories, and activities!

Story Time Story Time is for children ages 3 and up! Featuring books, music, art, science, and play!

toddler 2.0

Wednesdays, 10am, Main Library

Drop in the Main Library for Toddler Time with a twist! Each Week will feautre and art, sensory, or STEM play activity!

Open play saturdays

Open Play will return in 2019!

A new drop-in creative play and maker fun program at the Main Library! No registration required, all ages welcome.

make believe mondays

Make Believe Mondays will return in 2019!

Dramatic drop-in play for preschoolers with big, blue blocks!

Maker Mondays

Mondays, 5-6pm, Main Library

STEM Challenges for ages 10-12 years. Registration is required. Sign up here.

Tinker Tuesdays

Tuesdays, 4:30pm, Main Library

STEM Challenges for ages 6-9 years. Registration is required. Sign up here.

Crazy 8sWednesdays, 4pm, South Oldham Library

Join this math and science enrichment club! Hands-on activities and games to help build math and science skills. This program is for grades K-5th. Registration is required, sign up here.

Book Besties

Thursdays, 4:30-5:15pm, Main Library

Young readers, ages 4-8, are matched with a teen volunteer as their reading mentor. Snacks, books, and cozy spaces provided! Registration is required. Sign up here.

Pokemon Club

October 17th, 4pm, Main Library

Pokemon themed activities for children ages 8-12. Registration is required, sign up here.

Kindness Club

October 10th, 4pm, Main

"Choose Kind" at this service club for elementary age children! Kids will work on a different project each month to spread kindness to the community. Registration required, sign up here.

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 to register, or visit the calendar.

Click here to register for PAWS to Read at Mahan Library in Goshen!

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 environment for all our patrons and appreciate the support of the community in helping sustain this.