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One-on-One E-Reader Help

Sunday, December 31, 2017
Covington
Need help with your E-Reader or Tablet? Call to request a One-on-One, 1-hour session.
Call Gary Pilkington @ 859.962.4073 to set up an appointment.
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I Didn't Know the Library Had That!: Book Kit One-on-One

Sunday, December 31, 2017
Covington
The Library offers an extensive collection of book discussion kits that you can check out for use in your own book clubs. Drop by the Covington Branch any time to browse the collection or contact Melanie Adolphson  for recommendations: 962-4201.  
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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on a family history project or looking for help with a genealogy "brick wall'? Call the Local History & Genealogy Department at (859) 962-4070 and reserve a one-hour session to discuss resources and search strategies.
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Coupon Clippers

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1
Coupons are a great way to save money. We will be clipping coupons, exchanging coupons, and sharing tips and tricks for both regular and e-couponing. Bring your flyers if you have them.
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Congenealogy

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
For the month of April, Tom Hoppenjans presents, "OLD CINCINNATI: Our Businesses & Their Leaders," a fast-paced presentation of Cincinnati History from its founding in 1788 until WWII. Learn about a number of Cincinnati's famous "first," as well as historic business leaders and their enterprises--many products of which are still manufactured locally and sold around the world today.


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Tips to Make Your Small Business Grow Using the Internet

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
Learn the latest techniques to make your small business highly visible and successful online.  This hands-on presentation is offered by:  Betsy Kent, Be Visible Co., and Phil Wiseman, Analytics That Profit.
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Microsoft Word Part 2

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
In this follow-up to the “Microsoft Word Part 1” class, you will learn how to make your documents more attractive and interesting by adding pictures, borders, watermarks, as well as other features.  This is the second part of the class; you will need the first part to attend.
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Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
In this class you will utilize several different forms of custom animation and slide transitions.  You will also learn how to pre-record your narration for a presentation, how to add music and video, how to loop a presentation and much more.  This is the second part of the class; you will need the first part to attend.
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Poetry Slam Films

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
A screening of Saul Williams' film Slam (1998) and Mos Def's Def Poetry Jam (2002-)
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Dungeon Master Workshop

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
Conference Room 1

Are you tired of being the wayward adventurer thrown to the dragons? Do you wonder what it would feel like to be the one laughing maniacally on the other side of the table? Do you have a great story you want share and develop with others? Then the Dungeon Master’s Workshop is for you! Learn from an experienced Dungeon Master:

  • How to effectively use the manuals and other materials.
  • How to create your own world.
  • How to run your campaign.
  • How to adapt to changes in your story.
  • How to make sure you and your players have a great time!

This program is available to all, and meets for five sessions. All materials are provided; just bring your sense of adventure! 


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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
This is a continuation of Basic Microsoft Excel where you are going to learn sorting, filtering, and ways to view your worksheets.  You will also work with the tougher issues in Excel including formulas using relative and absolute values that will be mind boggling.  This is the second part of the class; you will need the first part to attend.
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Western Films Roundup

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
A different Western every other week!

April 13: The Quick and the Dead
April 27: Maverick
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Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Covington
Quiet Study Room 1
Need health insurance? Has your life changed and altered your current health insurance? Stop by and talk with a representative from the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.
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Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
Conference Room 1
Have you ever wanted to try Dungeons and Dragons? Worried you would be the only person who didn’t know how to play? DnD for beginners is for you! Come learn how to play a simplified game with other people who are learning for the first time in a relaxed atmosphere, with an experienced dungeon master.  Feel free to join anytime, with no commitment necessary. All materials provided, just bring your sense of adventure! Now you can slay dragons and rescue villages without fear! Experienced players welcome, too, but please respect new players who are learning.
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Friday Matinee

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
April is Smithsonian Jazz Month. Each week we are screening a different Jazz concert...

April 7: Pat Metheny Group - We Live Here (recorded live in Japan)
April 14: Diana Krall - recorded live at the Montreal Jazz Festival
April 21: Harry Connick, Jr. - The New York Big Band Concert
April 28: Lee Ritenour - Overtime, recorded on tour - March through August 2004
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Cincinnati Reds-The Big Red Machine

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Covington
Conference Room 2
Revisit the baseball glory days of The Big Red Machine with local author Gary Crouch. 
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Genealogy Tech: Using geNKY, KCPL's Document Database

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Learn about the wealth of documents and indexes available for searching in this database.
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Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Covington
Quiet Study Room 1
Need health insurance? Has your life changed and altered your current health insurance? Stop by and talk with a representative from the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.
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"Telling Stories" Book Discussion Group

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
Join us as we discuss The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Copies of the book are available at the Covington Reference Desk. All are welcome!
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Historic Walking Tour

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Join staff from the Local History & Genealogy department for a walking tour along Covington's historic streets. Learn about the many significant structures, their former residents, and events of times past. Tours will begin in the Local History department. Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.  
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Wednesday Matinee

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
Join us for a different film each week!

May 3: Cowboy Bebop
May 10: Space Cowboys
May 17: A League of Their Own
May 24: Renaissance Man
May 31: Muscle Shoals - The Incredible True Story of a Small Town with a Big Sound
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Stranger Than Fiction Book Discussion Group

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Covington
Conference Room 2

If you enjoy a mystery and find it even more compelling when it is a true to life story,  then join us on May 3rd, 2017 at 6:30 pm for our meeting of the True Crime Book Club, "Stranger Than Fiction."  We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month beginning in March and ending in July 2017.  

The selection for May is Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.  Stop by the Covington Reference desk to pick up your copy.

Hope to see you there.  All are welcome!

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May The Fourth Be With You

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1/2/3
Join us for our special "May The Fourth Be With You" Movie Marathon. Star Wars films all afternoon!
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Magic: The Gathering

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
Meeting Room 1
Join the Gathering! New and veteran players welcome for some friendly games of Magic.
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Pocket Genealogy

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Get help using genealogy apps during this one-hour tech workshop. Bring your own device and learn how to use Ancestry, Find-A-Grave, Billion Graves, Overdrive, Hoopla, and other genealogy apps for your smartphone or tablet. 

Can't make this time? Contact the Local History and Genealogy Department and schedule a one-on-one genealogy session with Cierra. 
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