February 2012

What’s New · Valentine's Day Programs at the Library

Looking for some Valentine's Day fun? Children will love these fun free programs at your local branch, including crafts, games, songs, and snacks centered on celebrating these holiday focused on friendship and affection.

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

Wednesday, February 1 through Wednesday, February 15

All Day, Greenhills Branch
Valentine’s Hearts. Make a simple Valentine for our window. All ages.

Thursday, February 2

4:00 p.m., Forest Park Branch
Make A Valentine Fortune Teller For Teens. Teens, come and make a valentine fortune teller. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

6:30 p.m., Cheviot Branch
Simple Pop-Ups You Can Make! Join us as we learn how to make a pop-up Valentine’s Day card and a valentine candy box. Adults. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

7:00 p.m., Anderson Branch
Etched Glass Valentine Plates. Adults will learn the technique of etching glass to create a valentine themed plate. Registration required. Call branch to register.

Saturday, February 4

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

2:00 p.m., Covedale Branch
Vampire Valentines. Come craft a love note to your favorite literary or cinematic supernatural superstar! Teens.

2:00 p.m., Forest Park Branch
A Treat For Your Sweet. Craft your own heart shaped, chocolate lollipop. Adults. Sponsored by the Friends of the Public Library. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

Monday, February 6

7:00 p.m., Blue Ash Branch
Create A Kitchy Felt Heart Valentine. Come and creat an easy to make felt valentine to take home with Tara Heilman from Robot Inside on etsy.com. Adults. Registration required. Call branch to register.

Tuesday, February 7

6:30 p.m., Greenhills Branch
Make A Candy Flower Valentine. Make a sweet valentine for someone special. Children.

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

6:30 p.m., Westwood Branch
Hearts And Flowers. Decorate cookie hearts and make flowers from colorful napkins for valentine fun. Teens. Sponsored by the Kersten Fund. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

Wednesday, February 8

7:00 p.m., North Central Branch
Cupcakes For Valentine’s Day. Decorate and take home a box full of cupcakes after Lisa Donaldson of Cincinnati Cake and Candy Supplies shares tips and ingredients. Free, everything provided. Adults. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

Thursday, February 9

3:30 p.m. St. Bernard Branch
Make And Take Valentine Craft. Make and take a mini marshmallow “tin man” —whether he gets a heart for Valentine’s Day or not is up to you! Light refreshments available. Teens. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

4:30 p.m., Forest Park Branch
Crafts With Darlene. Valentine treat. Teens. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

6:30 p.m., Loveland Branch
Chocolate Roses. Teens make a sweet for your sweetie. A chocolate rose for your valentine!

Saturday, February 11

11:00 a.m., Mt. Washington Branch
Card Making For Kids. Create valentines and other cards. Ages 6—12. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

11:00 a.m., Covedale Branch
Kids Get Stampin’ With Claire Ventre! Kids ages 6–11 years old will make their very own valentine mailbox and valentine cards! Presented by Claire Ventre, Stampin’ up! demonstrator. Children. Registration required. Call branch to register.

11:00 a.m., North Central Branch
Valentine Storytime. Enjoy fun Valentine’s Day stories and decorate a yummy cookie! Families.

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

2:00 p.m., Corryville Branch
Valentine’s Day Scarves. Warm your valentine’s heart with the gift of a special Valentine’s Day scarf. Hot chocolate will be served. All ages.

2:00 p.m., Monfort Heights Branch
Make A Fleece Scarf For Your Valentine. Create a fleece scarf for your valentine or yourself. Teens and Adults. Registration required.To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

Monday, February 13

3:30 p.m., Avondale Branch
Send A Valentine. Children can make a special valentine to give to a friend or family member.

6:30 p.m., Covedale Branch
Be My Valentine! Families with children ages 2–6 years old can make and take a valentine!

Tuesday, February 14

3:30 p.m., West End Branch
Valentine Bingo. Come and play bingo with us and win a sweet prize! Children.

From the Library's Valentine collection From our Victorian Valentine collection

4:00 p.m., Mariemont Branch
Chocolate Tasting Party! Celebrate Valentine’s Day! Sample different brands of chocolate and choose your favorite. Children and Teens. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

4:00 p.m., Green Township Branch
Very Valentine Craft. Create valentines for friends and family and enjoy a sweet treat. Children. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.

5:00 p.m., Norwood
Hearts Card Game Party! Play the classic card game, Hearts, with old and new friends. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you! Valentine snacks provided to sweeten the occasion. Teens. Sponsored by the Kersten Fund.

6:30 p.m., Cheviot Branch
Mushy Gushy Valentine Party. Our heart themed evening will feature some “lovely” stories and a heart theme guessing game. Children. Registration required. To register, call the branch or use our online program calendar.