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NKY History Trivia Challenge

Friday, April 30, 2021
Online

Test your knowledge of local history and take the NKY History Trivia Challenge. Head to https://kcpl.us/NKYTRIVIA2104 to play! One participant will randomly be chosen to receive a local history inspired book. To be entered for the book drawing you must submit your contact information on the form. Deadline for entry is April 30, 2021. 




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One-On-One Genealogy Research Assistance*

Friday, April 30, 2021
Covington

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. 

Appointments are available over-the-phone, or through an online virtual meeting

More information available here.



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NKY History Trivia Challenge

Monday, May 31, 2021
Online

Test your knowledge of local history and take the NKY History Trivia Challenge. Head to https://kcpl.us/trivia0521 to play! One participant will randomly be chosen to receive a local history inspired book. To be entered for the book drawing you must submit your contact information on the form. Deadline for entry is May 31, 2021. 




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One-On-One Genealogy Research Assistance*

Monday, May 31, 2021
Covington

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. 

Appointments are available over-the-phone, or through an online virtual meeting

More information available here.



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One-On-One Genealogy Research Assistance*

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Covington

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. 

Appointments are available over-the-phone, or through an online virtual meeting

Starting June 1, appointments can be made in-person at the Covington branch. Masks must be worn by all participants and social distancing will be maintained.

More information available here.



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One-On-One Genealogy Research Assistance*

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Covington

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. 

Appointments are available over-the-phone, or through an online virtual meeting

More information available here.



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Virtual DAR Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Microsoft Teams Video Chat

Schedule a one-hour virtual one-on-one appointment with the Rebecca Bryan Boone chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  You can discuss the necessary steps toward membership and get help with your research questions. For more information and to schedule an appointment please call (859) 962-4070. 

These appointments are provided through a Microsoft Teams meeting. An email address is required to set up the appointment.  


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Stories from the Stones

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube

Join Elaine Kuhn, Local History and Genealogy Services Coordinator, to learn about some of the famous and not-so-famous people buried in Covington's own Historic Linden Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. 

This program is pre-recorded. 

Subscribe to us on Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/

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Preserving Digital Family History

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube
Casey Blackmore, MLS will present the basics of preserving personal and family memories in digital form.

This program is pre-recorded. 

Subscribe to us on Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/
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Virtual DAR Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Microsoft Teams Video Chat

Schedule a one-hour virtual one-on-one appointment with the Rebecca Bryan Boone chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  You can discuss the necessary steps toward membership and get help with your research questions. For more information and to schedule an appointment please call (859) 962-4070. 

These appointments are provided through a Microsoft Teams meeting. An email address is required to set up the appointment.  


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Fun With Family History: Genealogy Gems in the FamilySearch Catalog

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube
Cierra Earl, MA will show you some of her favorite hidden genealogy gems in the FamilySearch catalog! 
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Virtual DAR Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Microsoft Teams Video Chat

Schedule a one-hour virtual one-on-one appointment with the Rebecca Bryan Boone chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  You can discuss the necessary steps toward membership and get help with your research questions. For more information and to schedule an appointment please call (859) 962-4070. 

These appointments are provided through a Microsoft Teams meeting. An email address is required to set up the appointment.  


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Local History of NKY: Kentucky Derby

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube

Join us on our YouTube channel as Kate McKenzie explores Kentucky Derby history through photographs from our Faces and Places database. This program is pre-recorded.

Find us on YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/


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Registration begins 4/27/2021 at 8:00 AM

History of the Tuskegee Airmen

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Zoom
Join Ron Spriggs for a family-friendly presentation on the history of the Tuskegee Airmen.  Ron Spriggs , is an award winning, oral historian, speaker and lecturer, and eight year USAF veteran. He is the cofounder of the Ron Spriggs Exhibit of Tuskegee Airmen (RSETA). Spriggs was influential in the creation of the Tuskegee Airmen Memorial Trail along Interstate-75 in Kentucky. 

Registration is required. Please provide a valid email address to receive a link to the zoom meeting on the day of the event.
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Virtual DAR Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Microsoft Teams Video Chat

Schedule a one-hour virtual one-on-one appointment with the Rebecca Bryan Boone chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  You can discuss the necessary steps toward membership and get help with your research questions. For more information and to schedule an appointment please call (859) 962-4070. 

These appointments are provided through a Microsoft Teams meeting. An email address is required to set up the appointment.  


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Virtual Walking Tour: A Rainbow of Kenton County Houses

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
Facebook
Join us this summer for a special virtual walking tour as we explore a rainbow of Kenton County houses. Each week we'll visit a different colored house and learn about its vivid history through the colorful tales of its inhabitants and more.

This week we will visit a RED house.

This program is pre-recorded.
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Summer Learning: Property Records Research

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube
This summer learn a few tips and tricks for researching the history of your house. This three part series will start in June and discuss how deed research, city directories, and census records can help you find out more about the history of your property and the people who lived there. No registration required.

Fri. June 4 - Deed Research
Fri. July 2 - City Directories
Fri. August 6 - Census Records

Watch this video for free on our YouTube channel @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/

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Virtual DAR Research Assistance

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
Microsoft Teams Video Chat

Schedule a one-hour virtual one-on-one appointment with the Rebecca Bryan Boone chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  You can discuss the necessary steps toward membership and get help with your research questions. For more information and to schedule an appointment please call (859) 962-4070. 

These appointments are provided through a Microsoft Teams meeting. An email address is required to set up the appointment.  


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Virtual Walking Tour: A Rainbow of Kenton County Houses

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
Facebook
Join us this summer for a special virtual walking tour as we explore a rainbow of Kenton County houses. Each week we'll visit a different colored house and share its history and more.

This week we will visit a ORANGE house.

This program is pre-recorded.
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Big Leaguers in our Back Yard

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
YouTube

Covington has always been a hotbed for baseball. Learn about local ballplayers who made it to the major leagues.


Watch this video for free on our YouTube channel @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/

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Local History of NKY: Aviation

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube

Join us on our YouTube channel as Kate McKenzie explores our local aviation history through photographs from our Faces and Places database.

Find us on YouTube @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/

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Learning About History: Juneteenth

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
Facebook
As we celebrate Juneteenth learn about the history of the day with Dominique Owen. As you take a trip back into history you will learn about the importance of the day, the influence it has on our community, and how it effects our country today.
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Caring for Family Treasures: Antique Silver

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube
Learn how to properly clean and store your antique silver heirlooms for years to come. 

This program is pre-recorded. 

Subscribe to us on Youtube @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/
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Virtual Walking Tour: A Rainbow of Kenton County Houses

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
Facebook
Join us this summer for a special virtual walking tour as we explore a rainbow of Kenton County houses. Each week we'll visit a different colored house and share its history and more.

This week we will visit a YELLOW house.

This program is pre-recorded.
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Summer Learning: Property Records Research

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Online
YouTube
This summer learn a few tips and tricks for researching the history of your house. This three part series will start in June and discuss how deed research, city directories, and census records can help you find out more about the history of your property and the people who lived there. No registration required.

Fri. June 4 - Deed Research
Fri. July 2 - City Directories
Fri. August 6 - Census Records

Watch this video for free on our YouTube channel @ https://www.youtube.com/user/kentonlib/

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