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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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Keep Your Resolutions

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Want to keep this year’s resolutions to get fit (or stay in shape)?  St. Elizabeth Health Care can make it easy for the whole family to stay active.  Each campus offers convenient walking paths that range in distance from a short half-mile walk to a mile-long trek.  Take multiple laps to meet your walking goals!… Read more »

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Awe-Some Computers for Tots

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The Campbell County Public Library has made something AWE-some for kids with their AWE computers (Advanced Workstations in Education), available in the children’s section.  The computers are specially designed to provide literacy-based games for the littlest members of your family, ages 2 – 8, and include content that covers math, science, social studies, reading, art… Read more »

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Music Lessons for All

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Little Songbird Music Studio (240 Main St., Florence) will host an open house from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Jan. 7 for new and returning students. Children will enjoy crafts, instruments, games, songs, and snacks, while parents can explore the materials, play with their kids, enter a raffle, and meet the studio’s instructors. Two… Read more »

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Indoor Play Spots For Winter Days

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Need a few ideas to help the kids blow off steam during winter break? Check out these spots for classes, events, winter camps and all-out fun!   Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center (620 Greenup St., Covington) will host a Saturday Arts Sampler on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Try out a… Read more »

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Holiday Reads

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The holidays are a great time to share a story with your little ones. Children’s Librarian Terri Diebel, and Juvenile Collection Development Librarian Cecilia Horn from the Kenton County Public Library compiled a list of faves that are sure to delight. Check out Horn’s blog for more unique recommendations at kentonlibrary.org/blog/wynk/: The Christmas Boot by… Read more »

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