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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.
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