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Tales Origin Story Writing Contest

Write the origin story for the Library’s dragon mascot, Tales. Print an entry form, get one at your branch, or send us your story online.

Contest rules are on the entry form. Entries will be accepted from March 1 to March 31.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a $100 gift card and have the story published in the Library’s June newsletter and on our website. Four runners-up will win a $25 gift card.


Book Madness

Book Madness

We’ve selected 64 of our favorite books and decided to set them loose in a March Madness tournament. Just like a basketball tournament, 16 books in each bracket will compete until only one remains at the championship best book!


Upcoming Teen Events

Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, March 02, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
Kentucky Shakespeare Presents: Boy Meets Girl Meets Shakespeare (M/H)
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 at Main Library – See performances from Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and Macbeth, and engage in discussions with the performers. Refreshments provided by MAC and TAG, served at 6 p.m., play at 6:30 p.m. Registration encouraged.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Main Library – Explore the Science of Color! Conduct several short hands-on experiments in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Sciences and Physics using colorful paints, vegetables and candy. Registration required.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Time (M/H)
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Walton Branch – Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Movie Lovers Book Club (M/H)
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Love the book? Seen the movie? Come and discuss this month’s titles, Divergent & Insurgent.
Snacks provided. Registration encouraged.
Middle School Writers Group (M)
Thursday, March 05, 2015 at Main Library – Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, March 09, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
DIY: One Night, One Project — Light Up LED Cuff (M/H)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Walton Branch – Create a cuff that will light up using LEDs! Registration encouraged.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Time (M/H)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Walton Branch – Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Scheben Branch – The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, March 16, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
ROYAL (Reviewers of Young Adult Literature) (M/H)
Monday, March 16, 2015 at Main Library – Read new books before they hit the shelves. Publishers and writers will receive your reviews. Registration encouraged.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Chapin Memorial Library – Gaming and pizza! Drop in when school is in session!
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
Teen Writer Tuesday (H)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Main Library – Whether you’re writing fanfic or your first novel, join us and share your work. No experience required!
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Time (M/H)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Walton Branch – Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Pizza & Pages (M/H)
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Lents Branch – Eat pizza and talk about books you’ve been reading.
Threading Thursday (M/H)
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Are you itchin’ to be stitchin’? Bring your crocheting, knitting, sewing, or cross-stitch projects and work among other thread-loving friends.
Registration encouraged.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Monday, March 23, 2015 at Lents Branch – Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Monday, March 23, 2015 at Main Library – Gotta catch ‘em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Anime and Manga Club (M/H)
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Main Library – Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Teen Café (M/H)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Florence Branch – Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Time (M/H)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Walton Branch – Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Fandom Footwear (M/H)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Scheben Branch – Bring your heels, flats, tennis shoes, or Vans to create unique footwear using decorative papers or old comic sheets. Bring your own papers or use ours. Registration encouraged.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (M/H)
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Lents Branch – Do you have what it takes to be a millionaire? Separate fact from fiction in a trivia game and use your money smarts to win prizes. Hosted by Nancy Lang, Director of Center for Economic Education at Northern Kentucky University. Registration encouraged.
Teen Night (M/H)
Friday, March 27, 2015 at Florence Branch – Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Fandom Fest (M/H)
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Main Library – Arrive in costume for dancing, games, prizes, and Pocky. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.