Take a stroll down memory lane with our Throwback Series! Whether it’s nostalgic movies, crafts, or games, there’s something for everyone as we revel in the past at the Library!

Upcoming Programs:

From Beyond VHS: Retro Movie Night Kit 
January 2-31 
Florence Branch 
Classic movies from the bygone era of VHS! Comes with 2 movies, snacks, and random ephemera, while supplies last. 

Nine Men’s Morris (Mühle Spiel) 
Friday, January 6 
Walton Branch, 10 a.m.-noon 
Learn, play and take home a strategy board game dating back to the Roman Empire. Try a new game monthly through June. 

Granny Square 
Thursdays, January 12, 19 and 26 
Walton Branch, 4 p.m. 
Granny squares aren’t just for grannies! Learn to crochet a simple, basic granny square. Supplies provided if needed. 

Retro Mirror Painting 
Wednesday, January 18 
Hebron Branch, 6 p.m. 
Be hippie-dippie cool by mirror painting with The Painted Cicada! Please register. 

Bedazzled Hat 
Thursday, January 19 
Scheben Branch, 2 p.m. 
Y2K fashion is back! Create your very own bedazzled hat! Please register. 

Vintage Quilting 
Fridays, January 20 and 27 
Walton Branch, 1-4 p.m. 
Create a vintage quilt square that can be made into a throw pillow. Bring a sewing machine, scissors and white thread. Quilting fabric provided. Please register for January 20 and/or January 27. 

Retro Trivia Night 
Thursday, January 26 
Main Library, 6:30 p.m. 
Play trivia based on the 1930’s to the 70’s. Bring a team or we’ll put teams together. Top 2 will win cool retro-themed prizes. 

Lost Treasures of Cincinnati 
Monday, January 30 
Florence Branch or Zoom, 6:30 p.m. 
Cincinnatian Amy E. Brownlee explores favorite places from the past, museums, movie palaces, basketball teams, and more – from what always was to what might have been. Please register. 

Vintage Fashion 
Thursday, February 23 
Main Library, 6:30 p.m. 
Learn about fashion from the 1930’s to 1970’s and the continued impact of World War 2 on fashion in the United States.

On Display:

January 1-31 
Walton Branch 
Feed sack quilting, 1930 mannequin-flour sack dress and old-fashioned games. 

For information on other upcoming events at the Library, please visit bcpl.org/events.