Special Events

cover of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Lots of special events and activities will be taking place around the area-make plans to attend one!

Kite Building Workshop and Kite Flying Demonstration with PIGS Aloft Kite Club
Saturday, March 26
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Symmes Township Branch

Art of the Islamic World with Danya Karram of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati.
Saturday, April 2
2:00 p.m.
Anderson Branch

Afghan Cuisine Cooking Class
Monday, April 4
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Wild Oats, Rookwood Pavilion
For reservations and information, call 513-981-0794.

Discuss The Kite Runner and learn more about Islam with Karen Dabdoub of the Council on American Islamic Relations.
Tuesday, April 5
6:30 p.m.
Avondale Branch

Tuesday, April 12
6:30 p.m.
Roselawn Branch

Monday, April 25
7:00 p.m.
Bond Hill Branch

Saturday, April 30
3:00 p.m.
Walnut Hills Branch

Watch the movie Osama and discuss The Kite Runner over a buffet lunch.
Saturday, April 9
Noon
Blue Ash Branch
For reservations and information, please call 513-369-6051 for details.

Movie Break: Osama
Saturday, April 9
2:00 p.m.
Main Library, Huenefeld Tower Room

What is Islam?
Presented by Karen Dabdoub of the Council on American Islamic Relations
Saturday, April 9
10:30 a.m.
Mariemont Branch

Understanding Islam: Its People and Cultures
Presented by staff from the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati and the Council on American Islamic Relations
Wednesday, April 20
7:00 p.m.
Symmes Township Branch

Movie Night: Osama
Wednesday, April 13
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sharonville Branch

Watch the Movie Osama and Enjoy Afghan Treats
Thursday, April 14
6:45 p.m.
Green Township Branch

When is an Afghan Not a Rug? An Evening of Middle Eastern Theatre
Friday, April 15
8:00 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Harriet Tubman Theater
For reservations and information, call 513-333-7737 or 513-877-648-4838.

Roundtable discussion with local Islam experts, plus coffee and Afghan pastries
Saturday, April 16
10:30 a.m.
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
For information, call 513-396-8960.

Kids Kite Workshop
Storytelling, crafts, activities, and a kite-flying demonstration.
Saturday, April 16
11:00 a.m.
Joseph-Beth Kids
For information, call 513-396-8960.

Foods of the Islamic World with Hafiza Jhetam
Monday, April 18
7:00 p.m.
Oakley Branch
For reservations and information, call 513-369-6038.

Westwood & Cheviot Movie Night: Osama
Tuesday, April 19
6:00 p.m.
Westwood Branch

History of Kites with PIGS Aloft Kite Club
Saturday, April 23
2:00 p.m.
Symmes Township Branch

The Art of Islam
Explore centuries of Islamic art (ceramics, metalwork, and book arts) from the early years of Islamic expansion to its flowering under African and Asian empires with Andrew Haslit, Cincinnati Art Museum Curatorial Assistant.
Saturday, April 23
1:00 p.m.
Reservations required. Please call 513-721-2787 or email the Cincinnati Art Museum for details.

Henna Body Art from Around the World with the Bliss Art Group
Saturday, April 23
2:00 p.m.
Mt. Healthy Branch

Tuesday, April 26
2:30 p.m.
Madisonville Branch

Tuesday, April 26
7:00 p.m.
North Central Branch

Tuesday, April 28
6:00 p.m.
Loveland Branch

Discussion of The Kite Runner and Islam
Monday, April 25
1:30 p.m.
Xavier University
For more information, call 513-745-4808.

Guided Tour of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati
Tuesday, April 26
7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 30
1:00 p.m.
For information, please call 513-755-3280.

Lifting the Veil: Life for Women in Afghanistan Before and After the Taliban
Presented by Dr. Gillian Ahlgren, Professor of Theology, Xavier University
Saturday, April 30
11:00 a.m.
Room 3A, Main Library

Celebrate the conclusion of On the Same Page!
Panel discussion about Islam with staff from the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati and the Council on American Islamic Relations. Enjoy foods of the Islamic World by Hafiza Jhetam.
Sunday, May 1
2:00 p.m.
Main Library

Discussion of The Kite Runner
Presented by Barbara Ramusack, Professor of History, University of Cincinnati
Tuesday, May 3
3:00 p.m.
Tangeman University Center, University of Cincinnati, Room 400-B