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Alternative Prom 5/2 @ Erlanger

The Erlanger branch is the location for the first ever NKY Alternative Prom! Join us for a night out with dancing, music, fun, food, and friends.
See below for details. Click to register.

By |April 15th, 2014|Categories: Programs, teens||Comments Off on Alternative Prom 5/2 @ Erlanger

Divergent Events

Each branch of the Kenton County Public Library is celebrating the new “Divergent” movie release! Check out the events below.
Divergent Faction Shirts Craft on Monday, March 3rd at 5:30pm: Take a quiz to determine your faction and make a t-shirt with your faction symbol on it! Please register at the event page. 

Beyond the Book – Divergent – on Wednesday, May 5th at 5:30pm: Join our teen book club, Beyond the Book, for a discussion of Divergent and get recommendations for more great books!
Attend a Divergent Party on Thursday, March 20th at 6pm: Come celebrate with other fans at the library with all sorts of crafts, activities, and quizzes to help you pick a faction.
Book Bites – every Monday & Wednesday at 4pm: Read the book, “Divergent” while waiting for the movie release in our audio book club every Monday and Wednesday in the TeenSpace.  Each time you come, enter the raffle to win tickets to see the movie.

Looking for a copy of a Divergent series book to read? Click on the cover below to find out where copies are checked in, or to place a hold on a copy if they’re all checked out.

Insurgent eBook

Green Army Men

Sunday, March 3, 2013
Location: William E. Durr Branch
You are hereby ordered to report to the library for induction into a cool camo party.
Ages: 5 – 12

By |February 8th, 2013|Categories: Programs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Photography Resources @ the Library!

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” – Dorthea Lange.

Photography is a hobby of many, whether you have the newest DLSR camera on the market or just your smartphone, you hold a tool that can offer a whole different perspective of an object or scene. The library offers many services, classes, books and resources to support your love of photography. So whether you are a beginner or advanced, visit our branches to utilize some of these great resources!


Just a small selection of the photography books available for checkout:

It’s what I do: a photographer’s life of love and war — by: Lynsey Addario
GoPro cameras for dummies — by: John Carucci
The Ansel Adams Wilderness — by: Peter Essick
Digital SLR cameras & photography for dummies — by: David D. Busch
How to photograph everything: simple techniques for shooting spectacular images — from the editors of popular photography
Digital SLR photography all-in-one for dummies — by: Robert Correll
The Beginners photography guide — by: Chris Gatcum
Start your own photography business: studio, freelance, gallery, events — by: Charlene Davis
Photographing families: tips for capturing timeless images — by: Michele Celentano
Digital Photography — by: Shawn Frederick

Just a small selection of the photography Ebooks available for checkout:

Digital Photography FAQS — by: Jeff Wignall
Clever Digital Photography Ideas Using your Camera Out and About — by: Peter Cope
Travel Photography In a Day for Dummies — by: Serge Timacheff
The Everything Digital Photography Book — by: Ric deGaris Doble
The Art of iPhone Photography — by: Bob Weil
Clever Digital Photography Starting to make the most of your camera — by: Peter Cope
100 Ways to Make Good Photos Great — by: Peter Cope
The Design Aglow Posing Guide — by: Lena Hyde
Gordon Parks — by: Carole Boston […]

Sensory Storytime – Erlanger Branch

Rhythm & Rhyme: Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime is an interactive and educational program that is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. It combines activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be a better fit for him or her.

For Agest 2-6




By |November 11th, 2013|Categories: childrens, Programs|Tags: |0 Comments

Tattoo You @ the Covington Library

Come celebrate skin art at our first ever tattoo program!
June 27th
Learn how to use Microsoft computer programs to make fonts and pictures for tattoo designs.

July 12th 
Noon – 1pm
See examples of local artists’ work and listen to a discussion featuring James Dryer, owner of Asylum Tattoo in Latonia, Monique Wilson, owner of Dollhouse Tattoo Studio in Ludlow, and Josh Kaiser and Ted Tally from the Northern Kentucky Health Department

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to work with photos and lettering to create your own tattoo designs

Watch an episode of The History Channel’s show The Works that’s all about tattoos, past and present
[Get the flyer]

By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments