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PJ Library and PJ Our Way Events

Let’s Make a Mess with PJ Library

Nov. 3, Dec. 8, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 8; 3:30 – 5pm

Ages 0 – 3

Take the mess out of your house and make it in ours! Come to the J with your little ones where we will make a mess while we explore all types of fun projects! Science, food, art – as long as it’s a mess!


Father-Daughter Dance: A Night for Girls and their Guys
November 23, 6:30pm
Ages 12 and under

J Member: $45 per family; public: $52 per family

Girls ages 12 and under are invited to spend a fun-filled evening with the special men in their lives. The night will include dancing, games, snacks, a photobooth, and so much more!


Paint Your Own Menorahs with PJ Library
December 8, 1:30 – 4pm
Cost: $15/person
At Queen City Clay

Meet us at Queen City Clay in Hyde Park as we paint our own menorahs! It is Jewish custom for every child to have their own menorah. Gather with your PJ Library friends to begin the Hanukkah celebration as each child creates their own masterpiece menorah!


PJ Library Celebrates the Birthday of the Trees
January 26, 2pm
At Sharon Woods Adventure Station

Join your PJ Library friends as we celebrate the birthday of the trees! The Adventure Station is a two-story indoor playground that is connected with a large sycamore tree ladder, three slides and climbing features. We will meet some animal friends and together, we will blow out the candles for the trees and celebrate with cake!


Intergalactic Havdalah with PJ Library
February 8, 7 – 8:30pm
At Drake Planetarium
Cost: $5 per child, max $15 per family

Celebrate Havdalah with PJ Library families under the stars. The planetarium’s instructors will start with what’s outside at night. PJ Library friends will receive a star chart and are instructed how to use it to locate visible constellations, planets, moons and other astronomy phenomena. Then we will get together in the dome for an immersive adventure.


STEAM Night with PJ Our Way
Ages 8 – 13
February 16, 4pm
Cost: $10 per child at the door

Join your PJ Our Way friends and Emily and Amber from Strive Academy for a fun-filled STEAM night! Learn how to make and play carnival games! Let’s bring your parents back a little early so they can play your carnival games too. Dinner will be provided.


PJ Library’s Fifth Annual Hamentaschen Bake
March 1, 1pm and 3pm
At Out of Thyme Kitchen
Cost: $5 per baker – cash at the door

We will be mixing dough, filling our triangles with all sorts of deliciousness including chocolate, sprinkles, and various jellies. While the cookies are baking, we’ll be interactively telling the story of Purim. We look forward to celebrating Purim with your family and eating yummy hamentaschens together!


Tea Party with Your PJ Library Grandparents
March 15, 2 – 4pm
At Bonbonerie
Cost: $18 per grandparent – children are free!

Bring your grandkids for a tea party! Get dressed in your finest tea party clothes and be ready to sip tea, enjoy yummy tea party food and meet other PJ Library grandparents. You do not need to be currently enrolled in the PJ Library Grandparent program to attend.


PJ Library, PJ Baby, and PJ Our Way family programs are offered at the J and other local venues to children up to 11 years old with at least one Jewish parent. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, and thanks to generous funding from Anne Heldman, Jo Levine, the Fisher family (founding sponsor), and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.