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Campbell County Library Announces October 2020 Programming


Campbell County Library Announces October 2020 Programming


The Campbell County Library has released information on its upcoming programming for October which includes some in-person events as well as some virtual events.






If you haven't been to an event, you have three locations to choose from! There are three library locations in Campbell County;

- Cold Spring Branch (3920 Alexandria Pike)
- Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch (1000 Highland Avenue)
- Newport Branch (901 E. Sixth Street)

To learn more about any of these programs, visit https://www.cc-pl.org/.


OCTOBER 2020:

In-Person Programs


Library Drive-In: ‘80s Throwback Double Feature 
Friday, Oct. 9 @ 7:30 p.m.

The Campbell County Public Library is proud to present a double feature drive-in movie around the side of their Newport Branch location. The first showing, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, will begin around 7:30 pm and be followed by Labyrinth. Limited spots available.

Curbside Trick or Treat!Saturday, Oct. 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Visit the Cold Spring, Carrico/Fort Thomas and Newport branches for curbside trick-or-treat. (Rain date is Oct. 24.) If patrons do not drive, it is okay to walk, just be mindful of traffic and social distancing.


Zoom Programs


Register for these online programs at www.cc-pl.org/events. Registrants will receive an email with the login information on the day of the program. These are live events only offered at the time and date listed. 

You are not required to have a Zoom account to join.


Book Discussions via Zoom

You’ve Been Booked
Monday, Oct. 5 from 7 p.m. to 8:45 pm 

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton. Register to receive the link. Open to both teens and adults.

In Their Own Words Book ClubTuesday, Oct. 6 @ 6:30 p.m.

No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts. Register to receive the link. This book club is inspired by the #OwnVoices idea in YA literature.
Online Book ClubTuesday, Oct. 6 @ 7 p.m.

The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles. Register to receive the link. New members welcome.

Brown Bag Book ClubWednesday, Oct. 7 @ 12 p.m.

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Richardson. Register to receive the link. New members welcome.


Fab Five and their Fabulous BooksThursday, Oct. 8 @ 6 p.m.

Naturally Tan by Tan France is the second of a Zoom series of book talks from the Netflix show Queer Eye’s “Fab Five” members. Series thanks to the support of ArtsWave. Adults.

Coffee & Conversation
Tuesday, Oct. 13 @ 2 p.m.

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue. Register to receive the link.

Cup of Crime Book ClubWednesday, Oct. 14 @ 7 p.m.

The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine. Register to receive the link.

Tuesday Book ClubTuesday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Register to receive the link. New members welcome.


Young Adults for Grown AdultsTuesday, Oct. 20 @ 7 p.m.

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake. Register to receive the link.

Real Men ReadThursday, Oct. 22 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Circe by Madeline Miller. Register to receive the link.

Coming to America: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Wednesday, Oct. 28 @ 6 p.m.

Explore themes of immigration to America. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This program is made possible by the Yiddish Book Center. Register to receive the link.



Zoom Programs for Adults


Homeschool Hangout Planning MeetingWednesday, Oct. 7 @ 2 p.m.

Virtual meet-up for homeschooling parents to discuss the school year and generate ideas about how the library can be of support. Register for the link.

So You Need Help Navigating Community ResourcesWednesday, Oct. 7 @ 6 p.m.

Joined by community partners from the Brighton Center, this discussion covers where patrons can look for help when facing difficulty paying utilities, finding or keeping housing, seeking addiction treatment and more.


Yoga & Meditation with Phoenix WilsonTuesdays, Oct. 13 & Oct. 27 @ 7 p.m.

Join this on-going class for a clear mind and invigorated body. Register to receive the link.

So You Need Help Finding Mental Health CareWednesday, Oct. 14 @ 6 p.m.

Campbell County Public Library will be joined by Holly Hill Child and Family Solutions, North Key Community Care and Family Nurturing Center to discuss how to find mental health care.


Remote Learning Parent Support GroupFriday, Oct. 16 @ 6 p.m.

Meet other parents who are teaching their children via non-traditional instruction (NTI) this year.

So You need Help Finding a JobWednesday, Oct. 21 @ 6 p.m.

Alongside community partners from the Brighton Center, we will discuss where to look for a job, how to apply, write a resume and navigate the other logistics of finding work.

Halloween Trivia NightThursday, Oct. 29 @ 7 p.m.

Patrons will get the chance to show off their knowledge of all things Halloween.

NaNoWriMo Preparation GroupFriday, Oct. 30 @ 6 p.m.

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and is an event where writers begin a fresh novel in the month of November and try their hardest to get 50,000 words in 30 days. Join the library to discuss tips and tricks on how to prepare. Register to receive the link.

Zoom Programs for Teens


Tween Book ClubFriday, Oct. 9 @ 4 p.m.

The BFG by Roald Dahl. Register to receive the link and receive a free copy of the book to keep. Ages 8-14.


Teen Writing GroupThursday, Oct. 15 @ 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

No matter the genre, patrons can share their writing and receive constructive criticism from the group. Register to receive the link.


Virtual Teen Hangout
Monday, Oct. 19 @ 5 p.m.

Drop into this virtual teen hangout to chat with library friends. Register to receive the link. Ages 11-19.


Virtual Tween HangoutFriday, Oct. 23 @ 4 p.m.

Drop into this virtual tween hangout to chat with library friends. Register to receive the link. Ages 8-14.


How to Make a Graphic Novel with Debbie Ridpath OhiSaturday, Oct. 24 @ 10 a.m.

Award-winning author-illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi will lend her expertise to guide patrons through how to create their own graphic novel. Register to receive the link. All ages.

Make Your Own Stickers!Monday, Oct. 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Participants will get the chance to create their own sticker using a black and white thermal printer. Following the event, at least one sticker will be available for pick-up at the Cold Spring Branch. Register to receive the link.

Zoom Programs for Children and Families


Cool Critters OutreachWednesday, Oct. 7 @ 11 a.m.

Get an up close look at the fascinating world of snakes, lizards, dragons, spiders and more during this interactive and educational activity. Register for link.


Thursday Morning with Miss NinaThursday, Oct. 8 @ 10 a.m.

Read a book and present learning activities to engage your child and help them develop important literacy skills. Ages 2-5. Register to receive the link.

Puppy TalesSaturday, Oct. 10 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Read a story or two to a specially trained therapy dog via Zoom. Sessions will be 15 minutes. Library staff will contact patrons after they register to schedule a specific time.

The Cincinnati Museum Center Presents: BatsWednesday, Oct. 14 @ 4 p.m.

Learn about these truly amazing yet misunderstood animals through a slide presentation, game, artifacts and more. Register for the link.


Thursday Morning with Miss Jennifer
Thursday, Oct. 15 @ 10 a.m.

Read a book and present learning activities to engage your child and help them develop important literacy skills. Ages 2-5. Register to receive the link.

Thursday Morning with Miss BrittanyThursday, Oct. 22 @ 10 a.m.

Read a book and present learning activities to engage your child and help them develop important literacy skills. Ages 2-5. Register to receive the link.

Thursday Morning with Miss MollyThursday, Oct. 29 @ 10 a.m.

Read a book and present learning activities to engage your child and help them develop important literacy skills. Ages 2-5. Register to receive the link.

Play Online

Register at www.cc-pl.org/events to receive instructions on how to attend these online programs.


CCPL Roblox ClubSaturdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 @ 4 p.m.

Each week, the club plays a different Roblox game on private servers hosted by the library. Register with an email address to receive a copy of the rules and a link to the server. Ages 8-14.

Minecraft Club OnlineMonday, Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Patrons can play Minecraft from the comfort of their own home through the library’s server. For the server IP or questions, email cgerner@cc-pl.org. Ages 8-14.

YouTube Programs

Go to YouTube.com and type campbellkylib in the search bar to watch these online programs. New videos are available at the time and date of the program.


YouTube Programs for Adults

Tech Tutorial: Learning Express Library — Job and Career AcceleratorThursday, Oct. 1 @ 6 p.m.

Join the Campbell County Public Library for this tutorial to learn about Learning Express Library. The event will cover the Resume Builder and Find a Career Match tool.

Kentucky OutdoorsFridays, Oct. 9, 16, 23 & 30 @ 6 p.m.

The Kentucky Environmental Education Center will teach patrons more about the state’s incredible surroundings in this YouTube Series. Each week’s video will feature a different topic.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving ChallengeFriday, Oct. 16 @ 12 p.m.

Librarians from the Cold Spring, Carrico/Fort Thomas and Newport branches will face off to create the best pumpkin carving. The comments on the video will decide who will win the Jack O’ Lantern Trophy for their branch.

YouTube Programs for Teens

Tween Scene: Learning the Kalimba
Friday, Oct. 2 @ 4 p.m.

This month's video will center around the kalimba, also known as the African Thumb Piano. The event will offer history and beginner tips for trying out the instrument. Ages 8-14.

Sam’s Critter Corner!
Wednesday, Oct. 7 @ 4 p.m.

Join Sam Rouse, adult/teen programmer at the Carrico/Fort Thomas branch, for a quick lesson about one of her pets. Her guest this month will be a Blue Death Feigning Beetle.

YouTube Programs for Children and Families

Baby Time with Miss NinaTuesday, Oct. 6 @ 10 a.m.

Help us build your baby’s language skills through engaging and interactive songs. Rhymes, simple movement games and books. Ages Newborn – 2.

Baby Time with Miss JoyceTuesday, Oct. 13 @ 10 a.m.

Help us build your baby’s language skills through engaging and interactive songs. Rhymes, simple movement games and books. Ages Newborn – 2.

CCPL Reads to Their PetsFriday, Oct. 16 @ 2 p.m.

Books and pets –– what could be better? In this virtual series, the people who work at the library will read to their pets.

Baby Time with Miss Arden
Tuesday, Oct. 20 @ 10 a.m.

Help us build your baby’s language skills through engaging and interactive songs. Rhymes, simple movement games and books. Ages Newborn – 2.

Fall on the Farm
Friday, Oct. 23 @ 2 p.m.

Learn how animals change with the seasons and enjoy a farm story with Good Green Earth Farm.

Baby Time with Miss Molly
Tuesday, Oct. 27 @ 10 a.m.

Help us build your baby’s language skills through engaging and interactive songs. Rhymes, simple movement games and books. Ages Newborn – 2.

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