Posts Tagged: library events

New Library in Alexandria

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Campbell County Public Library will open the doors to a brand-new branch on Jan. 16 in Alexandria!  The new library, located at 8333 Alexandria Pike, will provide a small collection to browse along with interlibrary loan, a meeting and conference room, Wi-Fi, and some programming.  Although parking is limited, a nearby TANK Park and Ride… Read more »

Science + Play = Fun!

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The Boone County Public Library was recently selected to exhibit Science in Play2Go, created by the Kentucky Science Center.  The interactive exhibit is designed for ages 8 and younger and is built around the concept of open-ended play and loose parts.  Kids and their grown-ups can use materials in countless ways to explore STEM topics,… Read more »

Elf on the Shelf is Back

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Families aren’t the only ones having fun this year with the Elf on the Shelf.  The Kenton County Public Library is also hosting the seasonal visitor, where he will explore the different branches and play some games with library patrons.  The first person to find the little Elf each day (don’t touch him, or else… Read more »

HallowREAD Week

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To celebrate Halloween and the spine-tingling thrills of reading, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is giving children ages 12 and younger a spooky passport (or print one at cincinnatilibrary.org).  HallowREAD runs through Oct. 31, so load up the car and head to your local Library branch! For every visit to any Library… Read more »

Dive Deep at BCPL!

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Boone County Public Library and Duke Energy invite ages 6 and older to explore the mysteries of the ocean in Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss, on display at the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) through Jan. 7, 2018. Explore newly discovered life forms, shipwrecks and close-up views from deep-sea research submersibles.  “Fly” a remotely… Read more »

View the Eclipse at the Library!

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August 21 is your chance to view the first total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years, and what better way to get ready for the experience than with a few fun events at Boone County Public Libraries? On Aug. 5, families can look up to the stars with NASA astronomer Kevin Manning (2 p.m. at… Read more »

Library Day With the Reds

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Head to Great American Ball Park on Sunday, August 6, when the Cincinnati Reds take on the St. Louis Cardinals and help celebrate Library Day! Visit reds.com/libraryday for a special discount code for tickets to the game, take part in the pre-game parade on the field, and visit the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton… Read more »

Wizard Worthy Events

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Whether you identify with team Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, you have one thing in common: your love for Harry Potter. This summer, let that fascination take flight through multiple Harry Potter-themed events happening throughout the Cincinnati area. Solve puzzles to escape Azkaban in the Escape from Azkaban event on Friday, July 21st from 6… Read more »

Bright Star Theatre Puts Education at Center Stage

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This summer, immerse your child in artistic education by attending a Bright Star Theatre production. According to its website, Bright Star Theatre is a touring theater dedicated to producing “literary, curriculum- and character-education based classics,” through the collaboration of a talented team of professional actors, directors and designers. Bright Star Theatre travels anywhere and everywhere… Read more »

Reading Buddies: From Bookless to Bookworm

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Getting your kids excited about reading can be difficult, but this program can help! Reading Buddies, an upcoming program which will be offered in several locations across the Cincinnati area, offers a chance for your child to enhance their reading skills with the help of a friend. This summer-long program pairs every child with a… Read more »

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