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Wedding Planning 101: Check Out the Library!

Wedding Planning 101: Check Out the Library! Krysta and Sam get Married Statistics show that over 4 million couples will get engaged on Valentine’s Day. Wow! Four million couples will be hunting for the perfect dress, venue, caterer, decorations and more in just a few days. Four million! Perfect guy—check. Perfect ring—check. Picturesque engagement—check. Now what?  If your head is spinning and you have no idea where to start planning your big day, or if you just need some inspiration, come to the Kenton County Public Library! The library is an abundant source on all kinds of free wedding planning materials. I didn’t spend a penny on wedding magazines or books because I borrowed them all from the library. From books and magazines, to free databases and online services, the library had everything I needed to inspire me to plan my dream wedding this past October. Getting Started—Words of Wisdom and Establishing a Budget Before you get started, it’s a good idea to read up on customs, common practices, and etiquette to figure out what is important to you. For me, etiquette was one of the most stressful aspects of planning a wedding. A Practical Wedding by Meg Keene helped me through sticky situations when I didn’t know what to do. It’s also a good idea (not to mention fun!), to read about the history of weddings and how certain traditions came to be, like wearing a white dress! You may even decide to ditch tradition and make your own like I did. Finding your Venue, Music, Photographer, etc. Don’t have access to the internet at home? Come to the library! Pop in to use our free wi-fi to do some research or use [...]