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Monday, October 19, 2020

Here's your November Campbell County Library Event Guide

The leaves are changing as we move into Fall...and that means more great programs from your local branches of the Campbell County Library! (Img: CCPL Facebook)



Fall is here and so are some awesome program from the Campbell County Library! The following events are taking place at various branches of the Campbell County Library. Some events require registration. Those events are noted in descriptions below. 

Please use this link to search for the program and register.






In Person Programs


Library Drive-In: Friday the 13th Double Feature
7:30 pm Friday, Nov. 13

Steer clear of bad luck this Friday the 13 th and kick-back at the Campbell County Public Library − Newport Branch’s double feature drive-in, starting with twisty whodunit Knives Out followed by Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a film adaptation of the classic childhood anthology that has spooked generations of kids well into their adulthood. Limited spots available.


Friends Book Sale
9 am – 5 pm Saturday, Nov. 14, 21 & 28; Dec. 5 & 12

Just in time for sweater weather, the Friends of the Library book sales are back – but with a twist! Beginning Nov. 9, the sales will be offered every Saturday and held in the Friends Room on the lower level of the Newport Branch. All sales will be bag sales. Buy a $4 bag and fill it to the brim with enough books to keep you warm all winter long (or, at least, until our next sale).


Board of Trustees Meeting
5:30 -7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 18

CCPL’s Board of Trustees meet on the third Wednesday of the month. Meetings rotate among all four branch locations with this month’s held at the Cold Spring Branch. All board meetings are open to the public. Registration is not required.




Zoom Programs


Registration is required for these online programs. 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
7 – 8:45 pm Monday, Nov. 2
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Register using link at the top of this article.

Newport Book Club
7 pm Tuesday, Nov. 3
Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Register using link at the top of this article.

Brown Bag Book Club
Noon Wednesday, Nov. 4
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Coffee & Conversation
2 pm Tuesday, Nov. 10
American Princess by Stephanie Marie Thornton. Register using link at the top of this article.

In Their Own Words Book Club
6:30 pm Tuesday, Nov. 10
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. This book club is inspired by the #OwnVoices idea in YA literature. Register using link at the top of this article.

Cup of Crime Book Club
7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 11
Banking on Trouble by Kathi Reed. Register using link at the top of this article.

Tuesday Book Club
10 – 11:30 am Tuesday, Nov. 17
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. Register using link at the top of this article.

Young Adult for Grown Adults
7 pm Tuesday, Nov. 17
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram. Register using link at the top of this article.

Alexandria Book Club
5 – 6: 30 pm Thursday, Nov. 19
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. Register using link at the top of this article.

Real Men Read
7 - 8:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 19
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Register using link at the top of this article.





Zoom Programs for Adults and Teens


Yoga & Meditation with Phoenix Wilson
7 pm Tuesdays, Nov. 10 & 24
This online yoga class taught by Phoenix Wilson is meant to clear both body and mind. Register separately to receive link to each class. Register using link at the top of this article.

NaNoWriMo Writing Sprints
6 – 8 pm Wednesdays, Nov. 4, 11, 18 & 25
It’s National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, an event where writers begin a fresh novel in November and try their best to get 50,000 words in 30 days. Feeling behind or lacking inspiration? Join other aspiring local authors in this Zoom to do writing sprints or just hang out. Register using link at the top of this article.

Author Chat with Traci Sorell
6:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 5
Award-winning children’s author Traci Sorell is joining the library for a live Q&A session. Along with answering participants’ questions, she’ll also share about her Global Read Aloud title Indian No More, co-written with the late Charlene Willing McManis; attendees will be entered in a drawing to win signed copies of the book. Register using link at the top of this article.

How Do You Zoom?
3 - 4:30 pm & 6 - 7:30 pm Wednesday, Nov. 11
This educational event teaches the basics and the pro-tips of all things Zoom, from what kind of device is needed to all the best zooming etiquette. Registrants will receive instructions before the event and may join in this Zoom event on their own, or call the library during the program to be guided through the process. Register using link at the top of this article.

Fab Five and their Fabulous Books
6 pm Thursday, Nov. 12
This is the third of a Zoom series of book talks from the Netflix show Queer Eye's Fab Five. Each month the library focuses on a different book. November's selection is Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness. As the grooming and self-care expert on the hit reality show, Van Ness is beloved for his joyfulness and effervescent spirit. But before that, he was growing up in a small Midwestern town that didn’t quite understand his “over the top” persona. Van Ness’s laugh-out-loud-funny memoir recounts both the pain and passion that got him where he is today — a self-love icon for the ages. Series thanks to the support of ArtsWave. Register using link at the top of this article.

The Whys and Whens of Car Maintenance
7 pm Thursday, Nov. 12
Mechanic Shop Femme, aka Chaya Milchtein, will guide participants through “The Whys and Whens of Car Maintenance” — including changing fluids and filters, belts air conditioning recharges and more — in this Zoom class. An automotive educator, writer and speaker, Milchtein has offered easy-to-understand virtual lessons for three years, has seven years of experience in the auto industry and has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Shondaland. Teen attendees also welcome.

Tween Book Club
4 pm Friday, Nov. 13

Register for this program and receive a free copy of Remy Lai’s Pie in the Sky, this month’s Tween Book Club selection. Available while supplies last. Ages 8-14. Register using link at the top of this article.

Teen Game Night
6 – 8 pm Friday, Nov. 13
Link up with old pals and meet some new ones at our virtual teen game night.Register using link at the top of this article.

Beginner Crochet with Julia Dose
5 – 7 pm Friday, Nov. 13
Julia Dose will return to the library via zoom to take you through the process of how to crochet. Knit on! Register using link at the top of this article.

Puppy Tales
2 – 3:30 pm Saturday Nov. 14
What’s cuter than reading a story to a specially trained therapy dog? Not much else. Zoom sessions will be 15 minutes. All ages. Register using link at the top of this article.

Virtual Teen Hangout
5 - 7 pm Monday, Nov. 16
Hop online, chat with your library friends and maybe play a few online games in this virtual hangout for teens. Register using link at the top of this article.

Beginner Crochet Holiday Gifts with Julia Dose
5 - 7 pm Friday, Nov. 20
Julia Dose talks through the basics of how to crochet as well as teaches a few easy festive patterns sure to impress your loved ones this holiday season. Register using link at the top of this article.

Remote Learning Parent Support Group
6 pm Friday, Nov. 20
This Zoom-based support group is made for families who are schooling their children via non-traditional instruction (NTI) this year. Register using link at the top of this article.

JackBox Games Challenge
5 - 7 pm Monday, Nov. 30
Compete with other local teens to see reigns supreme in a series of fun Jackbox.tv games. Register using link at the top of this article.



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Zoom Programs for Children and Families


Show & Tell
Noon Wednesday, Nov. 4
Kids can share whatever it is they’re passionate about, be it a favorite book, artwork, a pet or a new dance move. Every registered child will have a few minutes to share their item and to answer questions.

Leaf Etching

4 pm Wednesday, Nov. 4
Grab the family and adventure outside to gather fallen leaves and then join the library via Zoom to create a nature-inspired artwork.

Thursday Morning Story Times
10 am Thursday Nov. 5 with Miss Nina; 
10 am Thursday Nov. 12 with Miss Jennifer; 
10 am Thursday, Nov. 19 with Miss Brittany

Join the library via Zoom for story times that include stories and learning activities to help
children develop pre-literacy skills. Ages 2-5. Register using link at the top of this article.

Homeschool Cook a Book
11 am Wednesday, Nov. 11
Following a reading of Eric Carle’s Pancakes, Pancakes! and If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff, this event will take it to the kitchen to make, well, pancakes.

If You Give a Kid a Book Club
4:30 pm Thursday, Nov. 12
This month’s read for If You Give a Kid a Book Club is Joseph Bruchac’s Pushing Up the Sky: Seven Native American Plays for Children. Register for the program and you can keep your copy of the book then join in on the discussion Nov. 12 via Zoom.


Online Programs


Dungeons and Dragons on Roll20
5 – 8 pm Friday, Nov. 6
Slay a dragon, cast a spell and adventure through mystic lands all from the safety of your own home. Join the library in learning how to play Dungeons and Dragons (DnD) 5e. Ages 13+. Register using link at the top of this article.

CCPL Roblox Club
4 pm Saturdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28
Play a different Roblox game every week with local kids on private servers hosted by the library.
Ages 8-14.

Minecraft Club
5 - 7 pm Monday, Nov. 9
Join local players in the virtual world of Minecraft using the library’s server. Java Minecraft account required. For questions, email cgerner@cc-pl.org. Ages 8-14.





YouTube Programs

YouTube Programs for Adults & Teens

Learning Express Library: Career and Test Preparation
6 pm Thursday, Nov. 5
Join Adult/Teen Services Librarian Morgan Lockard in this tutorial that explores resources available in Learning Express Library aimed at helping patrons achieve their educational and career goals.

Tween Scene: Sewing Gift Bags
4 pm Friday, Nov. 6
In this month’s installment of Tween Scene, Miss Jessi will guide tweens through sewing a fabric bag — no machine required. Ages 8-14.

Autumn Goat Milk Soap with Seventh Street Gifts
6:30 pm Monday, Nov. 9
Join Seventh Street Gifts to learn how to make a fragrant plant-based soap imbued with scents only harvest-time can bring.

Cincinnati Observatory
4 pm Wednesday, Nov. 25
Learn about celestial events happening this November with the Cincinnati Observatory.

YouTube Programs for Children


CCPL Read to Their Pets
2 pm Friday, Nov. 20

Need a dose of wholesomeness? Tune into the library’s YouTube to watch Jessi Holloway read to Pippi, her cat, and Brittany Parr to her two dogs, Hank and Jerry.

Baby Time
10 am Tuesday, Nov. 3 with Miss Nina
10 am Tuesday, Nov. 10 with Miss Joyce; 
10 am Tuesday Nov. 17 with Miss Arden; 
10 am Tuesday, Nov. 24 with Miss Molly
Build your baby’s language skills through engaging and interactive songs. Rhymes, simple movement games and books. Ages newborn – 2.


For more information, locations and news about the Library, please visit the Campbell County Library website.

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