Jack-o-lanterns flicker; chill hangs in the air; leaves are turning golden yellow, red and orange. Halloween season is here—and with it comes the library’s Curbside Trick or Treat. Read more
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Take a break from leaf-peeping this fall and hop aboard the Book Bus. Read more
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. To celebrate, we’re hosting a giveaway! Read more
The library is home to several Dungeons & Dragons-related programs. Read on to learn more — and good luck rolling a nat 20. Read more
Tell us your music taste and we’ll give you a suggestion for what 1980s movie to check out next! Read more
Autumn is synonymous with orange-tinged leaves, worn flannel, carved jack-o-lanterns, cozy evenings and crisp walks. But it’s also a fun season for the library (and reading). Read more
The Signature Series provides enriching cultural and educational experiences for the Campbell County community that aim to entertain, inform and enlighten.
Free tickets are required.
Tickets will be mailed two weeks prior to the event. Tickets requested after that time will be available at the desk on the evening of the performance. The Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch will close at 5 pm to set up for the event.
Thank you to the Friends of the Campbell County Public Library for making the Signature Series possible.
Kentucky Poet Laureate Silas House
Date: 7 pm Friday, Sept. 15
Location: Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch (1000 Highland Ave.)
Mark your calendars to hear from New York Times bestselling author and Kentucky’s current poet laureate Silas House. On Sept. 15 at 7 pm, House will kick off the fall lineup of Signature Series with a discussion of how he draws inspiration from Kentucky and the American South when writing his novels.
Among many other accolades, House received the 2022 Duggins Prize, the largest award in America for LGBTQ writers. The same year, he was named Appalachian of the Year.
His most recent book, Lark Ascending, is set in the near future as a young man, Lark, attempts to flee the United States as fires spread across the country.
The Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch will close early at 5 pm to set up for the event.
Signature Series continues in November with a free concert from the Wilson Banjo Co. Bluegrass Band on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 pm at the Newport Branch. Keep an eye out for the listing!
New! Signature Sneak Peek
Sneak Peak Details
Date: 2-2:45 pm Friday, Sept. 15
Location: Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch (1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas, KY 41075)
If you’re interested in the event but are unable to attend in the evening, join the library for the afternoon Signature Sneak Peek.
The end of summer and the start of a new school year have long been a turning point in coming-of-age novels. Read more