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Jim Gill at the Library

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Award-winning musician and author, Jim Gill, will perform at Boone County Public Library, 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington, on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Every Jim Gill concert is an opportunity for family play! In concert, Jim strums energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, sings, dances and even sneezes along to the… Read more »

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Map Your Meals

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Did you know that America imports twice as much food as it did a day ago?  What does this increased reliance on imported food mean to people around the globe who produce food? Journalist Kelsey Timmerman traveled the world to investigate that question, and will discuss what he found at 7 p.m. Friday, March 24,… Read more »

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Skidaddles is Growing!

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The Florence Skidaddles drop in childcare has added 1,000 square feet of space, a 37% expansion!  The new space will be celebrated at a free open house on March 25 fro 3 – 6 p.m. for families and for companies seeking flexible childcare options for their employees. Those who attend can win free registration and various… Read more »

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Calling All Superfans!

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Whether it’s Marvel or DC Comics, Pokemon, Sherlock or Doctor Who, the Northern Kentucky Fandom Fair has something for you.  Held on March 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Newport Branch Library (901 East Sixth Street), the festival is sponsored by Northern Kentucky libraries.   Join a costume contest, a food eating challenge,… Read more »

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Little Bookworms

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Want to encourage a love of reading and turn your little guy or gal into a bookworm?  The Boone County Public Library can help with that! Just head to their Bookworms program, held at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Scheben Branch Library (8899 US 42) or 1 p.m. on Thursdays at the Main Branch… Read more »

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March Madness for Books

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Just a few more days before March Madness begins, and for your chance to win big with the Kenton County Public Library! March Madness is on the way, but this year, the Kenton County Public Library has a little book magic of its own.  Thirty-two of the most popular adult and young adult books of… Read more »

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RSVP For Your Shelterhouse

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation are now accepting both walk-in and online reservations for their parks’ shelterhouses.  The shelterhouses, ideal spots for a summer party, are located at Lincoln Ridge, Middleton-Mills, Pioneer and Richardson Parks.  Cost ranges from $65 – $80.  For details on each shelterhouse, and to RSVP, call 859-392-1920 or visit kentoncounty.org.  

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Barnes & Noble’s My Favorite Teacher Contest

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Does you middle or high school student have a favorite teacher?  Now is their chance to honor beloved teachers with Barnes & Noble’s My Favorite Teacher Contest, in which the national winner and his or her school will split $10,000 in cash prizes and more! Students can nominate their teacher from grade 1 – 12… Read more »

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Concerts at the Library

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Need an idea for something to do this wintry month?  Consider livening up these cold days with a fun concert the whole family can enjoy.  The Boone County Public Library offers free concerts this month, including:   P’s in a Pod Sunday, February 12, Florence Branch (7425 US 42, Florence), 2 p.m. Named for its… Read more »

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Boone County Library Early Childhood Fair

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Head to the Main Branch of the Boone County Public Library (1786 Burlington Pike) on Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for the 13th annual Early Childhood Education Fair. Families with children ages 0 – 5 can learn what services Boone County has to offer, plus enter to win giveaways, get developmental and… Read more »

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