Books Will Come Alive at Your Public Library!

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) – Books, and food, will come alive through sight, sound, and touch at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County this summer, featuring  the four-time Emmy-nominated, national award winning Books Alive! For Kids® performing arts literacy program.

Enjoy a story, take-home craft, and live performance featuring We Had A Picnic This Sunday Past by Jacqueline Woodson. Books Alive! For Kids® is presented by Cincinnati-based non-profit Learning Through Art, Inc., and sponsored by The Kersten Fund and Kroger.

Chef Bon Appetite (Deondra Means from the The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati) with Food! Glorious Food! will present a live performance as part of Books Alive! For Kids® at the Library.

Save The Dates: Books Alive! For Kids® at Your Public Library!

Saturday, June 11, 10:30 a.m.

Pleasant Ridge Branch Library, 6233 Montgomery Rd.


Saturday, June 11, 1:00 p.m.

Walnut Hills Branch Library, 2533 Kemper Ln.


Saturday, June 25, 10:30 a.m.

Corryville Branch Library, 2802 Vine St.


Saturday, June 25, 1:00 p.m.

Westwood Branch Library, 3345 Epworth Ave.


Saturday, July 9, 1:00 p.m.

College Hill Branch Library, 1400 W. North Bend Rd.


Saturday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.

Blue Ash Branch Library, 4911 Cooper Rd.


Saturday, July 23, 1:00 p.m.

Price Hill Branch Library, 3215 Warsaw Ave.


Saturday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.

Symmes Township Branch Library, 11850 East Enyart Rd.


Saturday, July 30, 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 800 Vine St. – Children's Learning Center


Saturday, August 13, 1:00 p.m.

Avondale Branch Library, 3566 Reading Rd.


For more information, a complete schedule of summer entertainment and programming, or to learn more about Learning Through Art Inc. and 'Building Community Through Art', visit, call (513) 242-6028 or (886) 242-3252 (toll-free) or join us on Facebook at Learning Through Art, Inc.