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You make us Smile (Amazon)

Over the last few months, patrons like you donated $106 to the Friends of CCPL by using AmazonSmile.

When you use Amazon Smile, the Friends of Campbell County Public Library will receive a .5% donation on every qualifying purchase. It won’t cost you any more than regular Amazon prices.

Getting started is so easy… just go to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-5221189 and start shopping. Then each time you shop on Amazon, use smile.amazon.com.

Thank you for using Smile! To learn more about the wonderful work of the Friends and how you can help, check out their page here.

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May “Connections” newsletter

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Joy of reading: Pass it around

Thelma Pryse gets a little help each week from the staff at Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch. In return, she joyfully volunteers to help young children who are learning to read. “It’s only a half hour a week, but you do see improvement,” said Ms. Pryse, 88, of Fort Thomas. Read more

Guest Blog: Historical dance troupe delights teen

Syd Fillhardt

Syd Fillhardt

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. 

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