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DAR Research Assistance

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Looking to join a lineage society, but not sure where to start? Local members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be in the Local History & Genealogy Department to discuss the necessary steps toward membership and to help you with research questions. 
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Gentech: Popular Genealogy Databases for Beginners

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Join us every Wednesday this month and learn how to search and navigate these popular genealogy databases:
Oct. 3: FindMyPast 
Oct. 10: FamilySearch
Oct. 17: Ancestry Library Edition
Oct. 24: Fold3
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Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
BB&T Meeting Room
Are you looking to be a tourist in your own city? Join us in welcoming local author Kathy Witt and her personal photographer, John Witt, and learn about the best littlest-known gems across Northern Kentucky to experience the strange and marvelous. Books will be available for sale. No purchase necessary. 
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Cemetery Tour

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Off Site
Join Local History & Genealogy staff for a biographical walking tour of St. Mary's Cemetery in Fort Mitchell and learn about the people and families who shaped the history of Northern Kentucky. Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged.
St. Mary's Cemetery is located at 2201 Dixie Hwy, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
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Murder & Mayhem: Tales from Covington's Licking Riverside Neighborhood

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Erlanger
Mark Twain - Meeting Room
Join Krysta from the Local History & Genealogy Department as she recounts the grim stories of Covington's Licking Riverside neighborhood.
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Gentech: Popular Genealogy Databases for Beginners

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Join us every Wednesday this month and learn how to search and navigate these popular genealogy databases:
Oct. 3: FindMyPast 
Oct. 10: FamilySearch
Oct. 17: Ancestry Library Edition
Oct. 24: Fold3
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Guided Tour of the Kenton County Courthouse Records Room at Covington

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department will show you the ins and outs of researching in the records room at the Kenton County Courthouse in Covington. Records available for research include marriages, wills, deed books, estate settlements and more! Registration required and limited to 6 participants per tour. The tour will begin in the Local History and Genealogy Department at Covington. 
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Cemetery Iconography Picnic Lunch at Historic Linden Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Off Site
Bring your lunch and something to sit on, and learn the meaning behind the symbols and imagery of gravestones through a scavenger hunt in Historic Linden Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Comfortable walking shoes are encouraged. We will meet at the cemetery: 401 W 13th St, Covington, KY 41011. 
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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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Rupp & Basketball

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erlanger
Bronte Room - Large Meeting Room
Experience history with a special Kentucky Chautauqua performance featuring Dr. Edward B. Smith as championship winning University of Kentucky men's basketball coach Adolph Rupp. Refreshments provided. Registration required.

Chautauqua event is free and open to the public. Kentucky Chautauqua is funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc., and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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Crafting with Krysta: Easy Local & Family History Crafts!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Covington
Conference Room 2
Join us each month and we'll create a family history or local history-inspired craft! This month we'll be decoupaging onto a candle votive. Bring photocopies of family photos to use, if you wish. All other materials provided. Registration is required and space is limited. 
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Tech Tuesdays: Learn to Use Genealogy Resources Online

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
This month we'll show you how to search for historic Kentucky maps online. 
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Periscope: Tour of Covington's Peaselburg Neighborhood

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online
Online
We'll explore the Covington neighborhood of Peaselburg. View us online by tuning into @KentonLibrary on Periscope (available on your smartphone or tablet), or at periscope.tv/kentonlibrary
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November Aviation Month: Civilian Aviation in Northern Kentucky

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Erlanger
Bronte Room - Large Meeting Room
The Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society Museum at Lunken Airport presents a history of Civilian Aviation in Greater Cincinnati.  
The Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society is organized exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, more specifically to collect, restore and display aviation artifacts relating to Ohio and the Cincinnati Tri-State in particular; and all aviation in general.
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Local History and Genealogy Department Tour

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Join us for a tour of the department! We will highlight some of the gems of the collections, selecting our favorite books from the shelves and pulling open the microfilm drawers to show you what is available for your research. 
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Tom Hedges: The History of 6-8 Pike Street

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Covington
BB&T Meeting Room
Join us as we welcome Tom Hedges, author of The Buildings of Pike Street, Madison Ave. to Washington St.: a brief history of the ownership, the occupants and the activities, for the second installment of his series on Covington's historic Pike Street, featuring 6 - 8 Pike. 
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3G2 & TIL: Everything Thanksgiving!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Online
Online
Why is Thanksgiving dinner in the afternoon? Want to learn how to make festive table decor for your holiday meals? Join us this month and we'll give you the scoop! View us online by tuning into @KentonLibrary on Periscope (available on your smartphone or tablet), or at periscope.tv/kentonlibrary.
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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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Registration is open

Tech Tuesdays: Learn to Use Genealogy Resources Online

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Computer Learning Center
This month we'll show you how to search for historic Kentucky maps online. 
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Guided Tour of the Kenton County Courthouse Records Room at Covington

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Off Site
Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department will show you the ins and outs of researching in the records room at the Kenton County Courthouse in Covington. Records available for research include marriages, wills, deed books, estate settlements and more! Registration required and limited to 6 participants per tour. The tour will begin in the Local History and Genealogy Department at Covington. 
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Covington Bad Art Club

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
BB&T Meeting Room
Like Local History? Like Art? Can't paint like Duveneck? Perfect! Come to the Covington Bad Art Club. 
You'll create your own art masterpiece based on a photograph from Faces and Places while learning more about the photo subjects significance to Northern Kentucky history. Art supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. Questions? Contact Cierra at (859)962-4070.
Subject: Union Terminal
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One-On-One Genealogy Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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One-on-One Genealogy Research Assistance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Just getting started on your family research, 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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