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Faces and Places Photograph Donation Drive

Friday, January 31, 2020
All Locations
We are looking for photographs of Northern Kentucky veterans and service members, local military organizations and auxiliary groups to add to our historical photograph database Faces and Places

Hard copies or scanned copies of photographs may be donated. Call ahead and set up an appointment to have your originals scanned and returned.

Call Cierra Earl in the Local History and Genealogy Department at (859) 962-4070 to arrange the donation or to ask questions.


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Veterans Oral History Interviews*

Friday, January 31, 2020
Covington

Are you interested in adding your story to our Veterans Oral History Project? Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department are available to conduct veterans oral history interviews. 


Interviewees are required to fill out and return a pre-interview questionnaire and release form at least one week before their interview. The interviews are video recorded and a copy will be made available to the interviewee. Veterans are encouraged to bring medals, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items related to their service to the interview.


To reserve your interview time, or to ask questions about the interview process, please contact Casey Blackmore at (859) 962-4070.

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Faces and Places Photograph Donation Drive

Saturday, February 29, 2020
All Locations
We are looking for photographs of former students, teachers, and families that attended Lincoln-Grant School in Covington, Kentucky to add to our historical photograph database Faces and Places. Class photographs, sports pictures, and building photographs are welcome.

Call ahead and set up an appointment to have your photographs scanned and returned.

Call Cierra Earl in the Local History and Genealogy Department at (859) 962-4070 to arrange a donation or to ask questions.



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Great Black Kentuckians

Saturday, February 29, 2020
William E. Durr
Library Wide
To commemorate Black History Month, visit our gallery of Great Black Kentuckians, located in the main reading area.
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Veterans Oral History Interviews*

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Covington

Are you interested in adding your story to our Veterans Oral History Project? Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department are available to conduct veterans oral history interviews. 


Interviewees are required to fill out and return a pre-interview questionnaire and release form at least one week before their interview. The interviews are video recorded and a copy will be made available to the interviewee. Veterans are encouraged to bring medals, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items related to their service to the interview.


To reserve your interview time, or to ask questions about the interview process, please contact Casey Blackmore at (859) 962-4070.

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Faces and Places Photograph Donation Drive

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
All Locations
We are looking for photographs of the people, homes, farms, schools, churches and events related to Independence and southern Kenton County to add to our historical photograph database Faces and Places

Call ahead and set up an appointment to have your photographs scanned and returned same day.

Call Cierra Earl in the Local History and Genealogy Department at (859) 962-4070 to arrange a donation or to ask questions.



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Veterans Oral History Interviews*

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Covington

Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department are available to conduct veterans oral history interviews. 


Interviewees are required to fill out and return a pre-interview questionnaire and release form at least one week before their interview. The interviews are video recorded and a copy will be made available to the interviewee. Veterans are encouraged to bring medals, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items related to their service to the interview.


To reserve your interview time, or to ask questions about the interview process, please contact Casey Blackmore at (859)962-4070.

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One-On-One Local History and Genealogy Research Assistance*

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Covington
Just getting started on your family history research, or interested in researching the history of your house? 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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Veterans Oral History Interviews*

Thursday, April 30, 2020
Covington

Staff from the Local History and Genealogy Department are available to conduct veterans oral history interviews.

Interviewees are required to fill out and return a pre-interview questionnaire and release form at least one week before their interview. The interviews are video recorded and a copy will be made available to the interviewee. Veterans are encouraged to bring medals, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other items related to their service to the interview.

To reserve your interview time, or to ask questions about the interview process, please contact Casey Blackmore at (859)962-4070.


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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

Share Your Family History on WordPress

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Learn how you can use Wordpress to blog, share, and archive your family history documents, photographs and data.
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Registration is open

GenTech: Fill Out Your Family History with Census Records

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Census records are an important resource for completing your family history. Join us each week as we dig into census records and how they can help your family history.

2/4 - Searching the United States Federal Census on Ancestry Library Edition
2/11 - Finding your Ancestors in the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules
2/18 - Using the 1890 Veterans Schedules to Find Your Military Ancestors
2/25 - Documenting Deceased Ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

Remember to register for each class!
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Genealogy in 60 Seconds

10:00 AM - 10:01 AM
Online
Online
Join us online on Instagram as we share ideas for researching your African-American genealogy.


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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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Crafting with Krysta: Gel Medium Transfers!

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Covington
BB&T Meeting Room
Make a gift for your valentine! We'll learn how to do a gel medium transfer with a family photo. Please bring a photo with you on a flash drive or disc. All other materials provided. 
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Registration is open

GenTech: Fill Out Your Family History with Census Records

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Census records are an important resource for completing your family history. Join us each week as we dig into census records and how they can help your family history.

2/4 - Searching the United States Federal Census on Ancestry Library Edition
2/11 - Finding your Ancestors in the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules
2/18 - Using the 1890 Veterans Schedules to Find Your Military Ancestors
2/25 - Documenting Deceased Ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

Remember to register for each class!
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Registration is open

Naturalization Records Research

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Naturalization records are an important part of documenting your immigrant ancestors history. We'll discuss strategies for locating these often hard to find records.
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Registration is open

GenTech: Fill Out Your Family History with Census Records

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Census records are an important resource for completing your family history. Join us each week as we dig into census records and how they can help your family history.

2/4 - Searching the United States Federal Census on Ancestry Library Edition
2/11 - Finding your Ancestors in the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules
2/18 - Using the 1890 Veterans Schedules to Find Your Military Ancestors
2/25 - Documenting Deceased Ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

Remember to register for each class!
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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

GenTech: Fill Out Your Family History with Census Records

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Covington
Local History Department
Census records are an important resource for completing your family history. Join us each week as we dig into census records and how they can help your family history.

2/4 - Searching the United States Federal Census on Ancestry Library Edition
2/11 - Finding your Ancestors in the 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules
2/18 - Using the 1890 Veterans Schedules to Find Your Military Ancestors
2/25 - Documenting Deceased Ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

Remember to register for each class!
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Registration begins 2/3/2020 at 8:00 AM

Lunch and Learn: Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Erlanger
Twain/Clemens Combined Meeting Room
Maureen Kennedy, founder of the Irish Heritage Center of Cincinnati will present the contributions of Irish immigrants to the development of Cincinnati, including the conversion of McKinley School into the home for all things Irish by co-founders Colby and Maureen Kennedy 10 years ago. It is now known as a wonderful home for all things Irish including genealogy. Come and learn more during this all things Irish lunch and learn!
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These Jobs Are NOT For Girls!

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Erlanger
Children's Activity Room
Celebrate Women's History Month with a look at some trailblazing women and girls who broke barriers in the sciences! Explore some of the jobs these women did in spite of obstacles and opposition, and imagine science jobs of the future. Try out some activities based some of their groundbreaking work.
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