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New Year, New You at the Library

Even though we are in the middle of the joys (as well as aggravations) of the holiday season, it may be a good time to start thinking about the fact that 2014 is TOMORROW, and with that comes the opportunity to reflect and consider making some new year’s resolutions.  At the Erlanger Branch in January, we’re offering a series of events that aims to help you have fun while improving a variety of aspects of your life. January 9, 7pm:  Quick & Tasty Soup Making – If your new year’s resolution is to eat better or just make more time for cooking, then look no further.  Learn to make hearty and delicious soups in this class presented by the Kenton County Cooperative Extension.  Samples will be served! Book Suggestions: Soup by Vava Berry ; photography by Yuki Sugiura Call# 641.813 B534s 2010 Love soup : 160 all-new vegetarian recipes from the author of The Vegetarian Epicure by Anna Thomas Call#641.5636 T454L 2009 Cincinnati & soup : recipes from the Queen City and great soup by Cheri Brinkman Call# K 641.59771 B858c 2010 January 14, 7pm: Healthy Weight Loss - Join us for an informative class on how to lose weight by improving your health from the inside out and avoid common mistakes and fitness myths.   Presented by the physician-supervised, Figure Weight Loss Clinic.       Book Suggestions: No-fad diet: a personal plan for healthy weight loss by The American Heart Association Call# 613.25 N739f 2011 You, losing weight: the owner's manual to simple and healthy weight loss by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz Call# 613.25 R741yL 2011 What to eat : the ten things you really need to know to eat well and [...]

Second Week of Giveaways; Job Search Central

The Kenton County Public Library wants to help you with your job search, boost your resume and get you the computer skills you need.  We are giving away an eReader case, along with a $20 Amazon gift card (to possibly use on job search book or magazine), a bookmark on how to download free eBooks from the Library, a tote bag, library card holder and a cool cup! But first, let’s talk about some of the ways the Library can help with your job search. Do you see yourself or a friend in any of the following scenarios? Downsized professional? Stay at home Mom returning to the paid workforce? Thinking about changing careers? Recent college graduate? Senior looking for part-time work? Skilled tradesman with no computer skills? Looking to grow your current job skills? Then think of the Kenton County Public Library as Job Search Central. The library has a myriad of resources available to aid you in your job search and help you grow your career skills. Turn to the library’s website to find the best and most up-to-date books on the job search hunt, career change, writing powerful resumes, composing strong cover letters and developing fresh interviewing skills. Our collection development staff ensures that the latest editions of “What Color Is Your Parachute?”  by Richard Nelson Bolles and “Knock’em Dead Resumes”  by Martin Yate are always available to library users. No two job seekers are alike, so resources are selected to serve the needs of job searchers in diverse situations. You can find both hard cover and eBooks on resume writing for executives, preparing for positions with the Federal government or seeking a new job out of prison. The website also has links [...]