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Summer Reading Club kicks off June 2 at the Kenton County Public Library! Children, teens and adults can read for prizes all summer long.

Here is what you need to know:

  • The Kickoff events will take place on Saturday, June 2 at each branch.
    • Covington’s event is from noon-4 pm and includes a magician, the Tim Watson Trio, a history-inspired craft, face painting, balloon artists, carnival games, a showing of “Toy Story” and free Snappy Tomato Pizza.
    • Durr’s event will take place from 12:30 to 2:30 and includes the Bones of Cincinnatus, face painting, games and free Snappy Tomato Pizza.
    • Erlanger’s event takes place from 1-3 pm and includes the Discovery Dome Planetarium from the Lexington Living Arts and Science Center, a bounce house, creating fabric wall hangings, face painting, tattoos, scratch art, coloring pages, a photo board, tech toy time in the STREAM Center, a prize walk, bubbles and free Snappy Tomato Pizza.

  • The teens will have their own special kickoff on Friday, June 1.

  • Children, teens and adults can read for prizes but the rules vary a little.
    • Children (ages 2-12) – Pick up a book log at the Library or register online and start reading or listening to books. After 5 books or 2.5 hours of reading, receive a book prize. After 10 books or 5 hours of reading receive a T-shirt designed by local award-winning illustrator Becca Stadtlander or a drawstring backpack while supplies last. You will also be able to enter the raffle to win a grand prize.
    • Teens – Read or listen to any book or magazine or attend any program to enter. Enter at the website or by visiting a branch. One winner per branch will be drawn every week for prizes.
    • Adults – Read or listen to books, audio books, e-books and periodicals to enter. Enter at the website or by visiting a branch. Prizes awarded bi-weekly.
  • All three branches will have awesome events throughout the summer including a slip-n-slide at the Durr Branch, concerts, art and craft activities, live animals, cooking classes, coding club, maker camp, job skills, movies, teen game nights, a science expo for kids, free lunch, a puppet show and more. Find a full listing on the website.
  • Free Ticket Tuesday is back! Check the Library’s Facebook page every Tuesday morning June-August for your chance to win tickets to local attractions. Prizes include tickets to:

Happy Reading!

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