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November "Connections" Newsletter

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The November "Connections" Newsletter gives you the scoop on two really cool programs starting this month. The first program is 30 Ways to Play, a month-long event in which you can earn prizes just for playing with your child. The second program is our holiday-season tradition, the fourth annual Drop Your Drawers campaign to provide underwear packages for local schools to supplement their emergency supplies. Also in this month's "Connections":

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October "Connections" Newsletter

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In our 40th year as a formal library system, our 2017-18 Report to the Community honors our past while looking forward to a very promising future.

Read all about it in the October issue of our "Connections" newsletter. Other highlights of the issue include:

  •  Two special fall events will be held at Tower Park in Fort Thomas: For young ones and families, enjoy Story Time in the Park 10 a.m.-noon on Friday, Oct. 12. Enjoy stories and games and explore a real fire engine. Then, it's the teens' turn with a Zombie Party at the Tower Park Armory, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.
  • The Let's Talk About It Lecture Series at Cold Spring concludes 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 as NKU English professor Tonya Krouse discusses Exit West by Moshin Hamid.
  •  Kentucky author and filmmaker Jerry Deaton shares Mountain Ghost Stories 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at Carrico/Fort Thomas.
  •  Hear the bluegrass all-star band Sister Sadie as part of our Signature Series 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 at Newport.
  •  Alexandria's Homeschool Hour celebrates chemistry with members of the American Chemical Society and Northern Kentucky University 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.

Read all that and more in the October "Connections" newsletter here.


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September "Connections" Newsletter

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Read all about our new Piper Computer Kits, which teach coding with over seven electronic games that kids code for themselves, in the September "Connections" newsletterOther highlights include:

  • The 2018 Danny Miller Memorial Let's Talk About it Lecture Series at Cold Spring, in which NKY faculty lead book discussions, kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 4 as Professor Nancy Jentsch discusses "The Reader" by Bernhard Schlink. Also, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, Associate Professor Caryn Connelly discusses "The Story of My Teeth" by Valeria Luiselli.
  • The Signature Series returns 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Carrico/Fort Thomas, with a very special and moving presentation by holocaust survivor Dr. Al Miller.
  •  Browse and purchase affordable art for everyone at YART: Yard Art Sale 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Newport.
  •  A new program, Alexandria After School, begins at our Alexandria Branch for 1st-5th graders. On Wednesday, Sept. 12, learn about leaves and make leaf prints; on Wednesday, Sept. 26, learn about volcanoes and make a baking soda and vinegar volcano.

Read about that and much more in the September "Connections."

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August "Connections" Newsletter

Read about a busy August at the Library in the August issue of our Connections newsletter.

Some highlights:

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  • Get fit and have fun with Zumba classes taught by certified instructor Billie Jo at 6 pm Tuesdays, Aug. 7 and 21 at Cold Spring.
  • Two cool programs for gardeners are coming to Carrico/Fort Thomas. Create your own Painted Rock Cactus Garden at 1 pm Wednesday, Aug. 15, or 6:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 16 (repeat program); and learn about Container & Raised Bed Gardening at 1:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 22.
  • Newport's the place you'll want to be to learn about Photography (6:30 pm Monday, Aug. 20) and Fly Fishing (10:30 am Saturday, Aug. 25).
  • Calling all Trainers! Alexandria will host its first Pokémon Club, 4 pm Wednesday, Aug. 22 for ages 6 & up.

See the full August Connections newsletter here.

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July "Connections" Newsletter

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Read all about the Summer Reading grand finale and Art After Hours in the July issue of "Connections," our monthly newsletter. Art After Hours showcases the works of a diverse collection of local artists, including the designers at Fort Thomas Florist & Greenhouses, which provides florals for the event. The event is 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 27, at our Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch. More highlights from the July issue:

Read about those and much more in the July "Connections."

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