Posts Tagged: library events

Storytime In the Park

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The Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks have teamed up to bring families stories in the park all summer long.  Story time begins at 10 a.m. each Thursday now through September 27 at varying Boone County Parks, and are ideal for ages 2 – 5.  Plus, be sure to stick around for some… Read more »

Incentivize Summer Reading

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The reading struggle is real, so it’s great that our local libraries provide incentives for your child’s efforts.  Check it out! In Boone County (bcpl.org), Thursday, May 31 is the kick-off to the summer reading program.  Enjoy carnival games, treats, and get signed up for the program that includes prizes for all ages — even… Read more »

Teen Volunteer Opp

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Teens interested in getting some volunteer hours this summer are invited to learn more about the Boone County Public Library’s Read With a Teen program.  Open to teens in grades 8 – 12, applications are due May 22, and teens must attend a two-part mandatory training session.  Session dates are: Part 1 held on May… Read more »

Critters, Kids & More at the Early Childhood Festival

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The Boone County Public Library hosts its 14th annual Early Childhood Festival Saturday, March 10, for families with young children. Visit with more than 40 vendors from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Main Library (1786 Burlington Pike) to learn about local programming, classes and services like places for sports and birthday parties.  Kids… Read more »

Hands On Fun at the STREAM Center

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Kids into science, technology, engineering, arts and math will love the new STREAM Center that’s now open at Kenton County Public Library’s Erlanger Branch (401 Kenton Lands Road).  The STREAM Center provides state-of-the-art equipment for all ages to use (12 and younger should come with a parent).  Enjoy using a 3D printer, soldering irons, sewing… Read more »

Valentine’s Day at the Library

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Valentine’s Day is the day of love, and what better way to celebrate that love than being with the ones who mean the most to you? This Valentine’s Day, your local Cincinnati Library branch is making it easy for you to spend time with the ones you love. They have a number of Valentine’s related… Read more »

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 »

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