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Summer Programming Flyer:

Cincinnati Public Library

Mystery Mayhem

Hogworts Year 2



Chemistry for Kids Camp

2020 Summer Programming Flyer Coming Soon!

Library Open Hours

Sundays, noon-4pm except holidays. Check out a laptop or books using your PLCHC card and log your summer reading hours! Register for workshops by emailing

Spend week exploring forensic science to unlock and solve mysteries!

ages 7-10

July 6-10, 9am-noon

Immerse yourself in Harry Potter’s world by visiting Howarts Camp (and school for beginning wizards.) Kids will participate in classes such as potions (chemistry) and Muggle Magic Tricks; play Potter themed games like Scorer’s Stone Challenge and Quidditch; make cool crafts like custom wands and house scarves; and snack on wizard refreshments like polyjuice potion and frozen butter beer! Each day is packed with imaginative fun for those who love all things Harry Potter! New activities will make this week fun for those new or returning young witches and wizards!


June 16-19, 9:30-noon, ages 7-11 



Architecture for Kids

June 1-3, 9-11:00am; ages 7-10


July 7-9, 1-3:30pm


Does your child love Legos, blocks, K'Nex and other building toys? Do they like to make pillow forts, draw unique houses or are just creative? Archtecture Camp is just the place for enriching your child's interest in creating and building. Students will learn the fundamentals of design, planning, architectural principals and will engage in hands-on projects every day! Let your child's creativity out while giving them structure to guide their designs. 

Taught by an Ohio-certified elementary and gifted teacher. 

Chemistry Camp


Come join us for three days of excitement as we measure, pour, whirl and swirl in to the world of Chemistry.  It's totally hands on fun for everyone, as we explore reactions that make Volcanoes, Crystals, Snow, Slime and more. 

Camp dates:  

Tuesday, June 23rd-Thursday, June 25th, 

Ages 5yrs-7yrs. 9:30-11:30am

Ages 8yrs-10yrs.   12:30-2:30pm

Taught by Barbara James, NBCT, a national award winning teaching and Cincinnati Public Schools Teacher of the Year.

Earth Science Camp

Monday Night Coding

Sunday Family Yoga

Summer Sunday Shows

Know Theatre

Frisch Marionettes

Madcap Puppets


Pollution and Fossils and Fish, Oh My!  Get out those spy glasses as we go on earth adventures in the study of Optical Illusions, Fossils, Dinosaurs, Pollution and much more.  We'll walk through holes, make moving pictures, layers of the Earth, trace fossils and much more.  Each day we'll enjoy an edible snack that fits in with our study.


Camp dates:  

Tuesday, June 30th-Thursday, July 2nd

Ages 5yrs-7yrs. 9:30-11:30am

Ages 8yrs.-10yrs. 12:30-2:30pm


Taught by Barbara James, NBCT, a national award winning teaching and Cincinnati Public Schools Teacher of the Year.

Taught by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

6-7pm every Monday, June 8-July 13

All ages welcome. Computers provided. Bring a current library card.

Registration opens soon!

Taught by TriYoga

Sundays, June 7-July 26, 11-noon

All ages welcome. Bring a mat and wear comfy clothes.

Registration opens soon!

Dragon Up

June 16, 1pm

Oro the dragon just turned 12, is struggling to learn how to breathe fire to be a “real” dragon boy, and now finds himself in charge of guarding the Great Dragon Treasure! However, when he’s arguing with Meetra, the Muskrat Knight, the Scary Teacher Monster comes and steals the treasure from under their snouts! Will Oro and Meetra find the treasure? Will Oro learn how to breathe fire? Will they learn how to express emotions and resolve conflict in a healthy way? Find out in Dragon Up! 

Variety Show

Sunday, July 12, 1pm

Enjoy Kevin Frisch's highly entertaining hand-made marionette puppet show! Hand puppets and trick marionettes perform this lively upbeat show in song, dances and comical routines! With special guest Barnaby! A crowd favorite!

    Stay after this show for FREE FAMILY CRAFTS from 2-3:30pm.


Sunday, July 26, 1pm

Join Geppetto’s beloved puppet on a thrilling quest to become a real boy. Pinocchio is lured into every prank and scheme imaginable as giant puppets and audience participation are woven into this cherished classic tale.

The Barber of Seville

Sunday, June 28, 1pm

ROKCincy is thrilled to announce our special adaptation of Rossini’s classic comedy “The Barber of Seville.” Sung in English and Italian, this show stuns with familiar music, vocal fireworks, and high energy hijinks. The performance is 40 minutes long and appropriate for families and kids grades K-6. Rosina has been grounded by her strict guardian, Dr. Bartolo and isn't allowed to enter her project into the State Science Fair. Her teachers, Professor Figaro and Professor Susanna know that she can win first place if they can only get it submitted. They’ll need all their cunning, and more than a few tricks, to pull this off! Admission is free. RSVP to

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