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Mail for Tales

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The Boone County Public Library’s mascot, Tales, has a new mailbox and he’s eagerly looking forward to receiving letters!  Starting July 1, children can visit any library branch and write a letter to Tales using special Tales stationary.  Or, they’re welcome to write a letter at home and bring it in!  Tales loves to hear… Read more »

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Local Photos on Your Library Card

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Campbell County Public Library’s slick, new library cards are now available and they offer a choice of fun images of the community and the Library’s mascot. Patrons can select a card featuring Cam the Library Lion or a scene of the Belle of Louisville and Northern Kentucky taken from Mount Adams in Cincinnati. A third… Read more »

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MainStrasse Village’s Goettafest

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Goetta has been a breakfast staple in the area since the arrival of early German immigrants, but thanks to fun festivals like the Mainstrasse Village Association’s 17th Annual Goettafest, it’s not just for breakfast anymore!   Head down to Mainstrasse Village’s Sixth Street Promenade for goetta cheeseburgers, brownies, chili, reuben sandwiches, tacos and more.  Plus,… Read more »

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Talk & Walk

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Northern Kentucky University’s Research and Education Field Station (REFS) kicks off its “Talk & Walk” nature series with the first event, Planting for Pollinators, on Wednesday, June 7.   The “Talk & Walk” nature series takes place at the Field Station, which is adjacent to and facilitates the use of the St. Anne Woods and… Read more »

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Let’s Go Fishing!

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) is presenting the Kids Fishing Derby for kids of all ages on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Middleton-Mills Park. It’s free! Even adults won’t need fishing licenses when they are helping their kids because it’s ‘Fish Free in Kentucky’ weekend! Start a family tradition…. Read more »

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(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science

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Future scientists can explore physics, chemistry, biology and more all summer long with the Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s award-winning program, (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science!   Programs are held on Thursday mornings, rain or shine, at Pioneer Park in Shelterhouse 1 (3951 Madison Pike, Covington).  Kids will have fun with groups like Crystal Clear… Read more »

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Campbell County Library Express!

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The black box outside of the Silver Grove Fire Department on Rt. 8 has nothing to do with fires. It’s the Silver Grove Library Express, a convenient new way to get library materials. On Tuesday (May 16), a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony took place at 11 a.m. at Silver Grove, and then again at 1… Read more »

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(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science

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Whoever said science is boring had to be kidding!  Kenton County Parks & Recreation will celebrate their tenth season of outstanding science programming with their (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science gatherings. Programs have a little something for everyone and are loaded with special guests, fun activities and cool info.  Be sure to arrive early to… Read more »

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Early Literacy Fair

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The Library is a great place to begin your child’s literacy adventure, and on Saturday, May 6, the Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library will kick off that adventure with an Early Literacy Fair!     Just head to 901 East Sixth Street in Newport between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for a… Read more »

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Hometown Teams

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The Campbell County Public Library has the great honor to host the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition: Hometown Teams at the Newport Branch Library (901 East Sixth St.), from April 29 through June 3.  In addition to the extensive exhibit provided by the Smithsonian depicting how sports has helped shape America, the Library has curated a companion… Read more »

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