Please note: Due to holiday & special program planning, there will be no regularly scheduled children's events November 21st-December 2nd.

Special Events

Nutcracker Storytime

Join us for this special holiday story time featuring the Gilman School of Dance. December 10th, 11am at the Main Library. This event is for ages 3-8. Registration is required; signups start Nov. 28th at 10am. Click here to register.

Holiday Handprint Calendar

Sign up to make a one-of-a-kind calendar for 2017 featuring handprint designs. December 13th, 6:30pm at the Main Library. Registration is required; signups start Nov. 28th at 10am. Click here to register.

Gingerbread House Program

Make your own "Gingerbread house" using graham crackers, icing, & candy! December 15th at Main, 4:15pm. Registration is required; signups start Nov. 28th at 10am. Click here to register.

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.

Story Time & Toddler Time

Story Time & Toddler Time

  Mahan Main South
Story Time

 

11am Tuesdays & Fridays 11am Wednesdays
Toddler Time   10am Tuesdays & Fridays 10:10am Wednesdays
Family Story Time 11am Fridays    
Bilingual Story Time   1st Saturday of the Month, 11am  

PLEASE NOTE: Make sure to check the calendar for holiday programing schedule.

Please note: Due to holiday & special program planning, there will be no regularly scheduled children's events November 21st-December 2nd.

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!

 

Book Besties

Afterschool Adventures

Afterschool Adventures is a weekly program for children ages 5-8. No registration is required.

 

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.
Tuesdays at the Main Library, 4:30-5:15pm.
Click here to register!

 

Book Besties

Maker Monday

Maker Monday is a weekly program featuring hands-on activites and special engineering challenges for kids. They are held Mondays at the Main Library. Weekly registration is required; each session opens the week before. See calendar for themes.
Mondays at the Main Library, check the calendar for times.
Click here to register!

 

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Nights are special evening programs designed for the whole family to get together and explore new activities. Each month will feature a different experience and theme. No registration is required for this event.
Tuesday, December 6th: Holiday Open House at the Main Library, 6pm-8pm

 

lego robotics

LEGO Robotics

This program is presented by Bricks 4 Kidz at the Main Library and is for ages 10 and older only. Registration is required for these events, Space is limited. Click here to register.

 

Wild Wednesday

Wild Wednesday

Join us each Oldham County Schools early release day for a special animal program at the Main Library! Different presenters will be featured each program. Space is limited. First come, first serve.
Wild Wednesdays will resume in the new year

 

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.