Mysteries fly off our shelves. We’ve rounded up a few of the new page-turners hitting CCPL. If you see something you like, put it on hold.
By Syd Fillhardt, Campbell County High School Student
I attended a Macy’s Artwave program on February 27th with my mom. This program was put on by the Forget-Me-Not Historical Dance Company. I didn’t even know there was such a group!
I’m not a huge fan of dance, but I do appreciate the art of dance and all the hard work that goes into it. My mom pointed out this program was going to showcase historical dances performed at President William Howard Taft’s Inaugural Ball in 1909. Being a history lover, with an interest in U.S. Presidents, I thought this would be an interesting program to attend.
I have visited the Taft boyhood home in Cincinnati a few times and liked how the program related our 27th president. I was right. The dancers, decked out in period costumes, performed four dances that were used at President Taft’s Inauguration celebration.
I had no idea that period dances were something that could be researched, studied and performed. I was tired just watching them dance!
It was very interesting to see how the public danced in 1909, compared to today. I’m glad I attended this program, as it gave me a broader perspective of ArtsWave and the different variations of art that they support.
I’ve been a library supported for sixteen years and appreciate the knowledge that I’ve gained just by visiting the Campbell County Public Library. I look forward to what’s next at the library!
Syd is the daughter of CCPL Board Secretary Christie Fillhardt.
This month in “Connections“:
- Raising the Bar with a water crusader
- We suggest the most checked out Non-Fiction
- We need your old sports photos!
- Teen Teach Week celebrates STEAM
- City BBQ Food For Thought talks about Troy
- Beatles tribute will rock Carrico/Fort Thomas
- Read the full “Connections” newsletter
You might not have had the chance to catch up on the movies that are nominated. No worries, we are here to help. Follow the link to place any of these on hold. Read more
We enjoyed a wonderful season of Arts and Culture. We plan to be back in 2017.
More Program News
My son, Buddy Fillhardt, absolutely loves visiting with Wilma, the rescue dog when she takes her appearances at the Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch for the program Puppy Tales.
One thing my son doesn’t like to do as much is to read, but he will read several books during his time with Wilma, as Wilma loves to be read to! A beautiful Saturday afternoon and my son’s main agenda is to go to the library and participate in the Puppy Tales program.
Wilma ‘s owner, Linda Miller, and Joyce Emery, Children’s Programmer at Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, really go out of their way to make this program a success. We have so much fun with it.
My son likes the program so much, he even uses the library’s app to register himself for the next session or for other programs he is interested in attending. He is getting a great overview of how useful the app can be, while learning more about technology.
Upcoming Puppy Tales
Saturday, March 19, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Carrico/Ft. Thomas Branch
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More Library News
Cold Spring Branch Manager Dave Anderson appeared on the FOX19 Morning Xtra on Friday morning to discuss books that are hitting screens right now.
Dave spoke with Frank Marzullo about three books that have recently made to jump to screens.
- “The 5th Wave” by Rick Yancey
- “11/22/63” by Stephen King
- “The Man in the High Castle” by Phillip K. Dick
All three are available at your Campbell County Public Library.
Watch the segment below:
Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV
You might notice a fresh face next time you visit the Newport Branch. Amy Bruce has just joined our team as Adult/Teen Programmer.
Amy comes to Northern Kentucky from Martinsville, Indiana where’s she’s been working for nearby Monroe County Public Library for four years.
Amy had her eye on moving to this area for two years. She says she was attracted to the library systems and the unique geography of the area, “you can have country but be 10-15 minutes away from a huge city and all the amenities. So you get the best of both worlds.”
Amy holds a Bachelor’s in American History, with a minor in Medieval Studies from Indiana University. She can fence, but poorly. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Library Science at IUPUI.
Amy is excited to plan programs for the Newport Branch’s teens, tweens and adults. She will shadow Adult/Teen Librarian Valerie Davis through March.
Amy plans to marry her long-time beau, Josh, this coming fall.
New Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has selected a Kentucky author’s forgotten children’s book as his all-time favorite. Read more