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Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, May 26th -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
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Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, May 27th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using Mac OS X Sierra.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 30th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you. Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 30th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch
Thursday, June 1st -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, ,
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Welcome summer by picking up your Discover Summer challenge, meeting nearly a dozen Honey Hill Petting Zoo critters & enjoying hands-on fun. Incoming kindergarteners are V.I.P.s and will enjoy special Countdown to Kindergarten activities! For all kids.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, June 1st -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, June 2nd -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, June 3rd -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Create your own video project using photos, video clips, and music. This is a great class for beginners.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, June 6th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
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Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, June 6th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the basics of DSLR cameras and shooting pictures in RAW.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, June 8th -
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Join us for an up-close view of a variety of exotic animals from around the world! Lean about each animal's unique ability to build & construct for survival in the wild. 
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, June 9th -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, June 10th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn how to use the professional film and television industry standard software to create your own video project. This class will cover basic video and audio editing, as well as adding audio and video effects. Prerequisite: iMovie.
Registration begins on May 27th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, June 13th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
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Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 13th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Tessellations, geoboards, Mobius strips & more hands-on activities add up a beautiful blend of art & math. For ages 6-12. Registration required.
Registration begins on May 30th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, June 13th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Registration begins on May 30th
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 13th -
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Jim Milburn from Mass Mutual Midwest will present a discussion on how to budget and save for your future. A question and answer session will follow. Registration is required. 
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Story Room
Wednesday, June 14th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Bags of STEAMOpen paper bags to discover a fun STEAM activity.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, June 15th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
Registration begins on June 1st
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, June 16th -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, June 17th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you. Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.
Registration begins on June 3rd
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, June 20th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
Event Type(s):
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 20th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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GRAMMY nominee Zak Morgan's unique brand of children's music delivers songs with charm that tickle the funny bone of children and adults alike.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, June 20th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Learn to use the most powerful layout program in the industry. While learning the tools and interface of Adobe InDesign, you will also learn how to interface with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
Registration begins on June 6th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Wednesday, June 21st -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Can You Build It? Calling all engineers! It's time to get innovative as you build with fun and surprising materials-are you up for the challenge?
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, June 22nd -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): 4th-5th grade, ,
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Come learn about and create a manga character in this fun, exploratory program!  Kids will learn the basics of manga (Japanese comics), receive a reading list, and design their own manga character.  For grades 3 - 6.  Drawing skills not required but a willingness to try is a must.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, June 22nd -
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): families, ,
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For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, June 22nd -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.
Registration begins on June 8th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, June 23rd -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, June 24th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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3D printing has made its way to the Digital Studio! This 2-hr session will run through the basics of using our new 3D printers. We'll start with setting up a print job, work our way through loading the filament, and finish by printing a small object.Completion of this course is required to utilize the Digital Studio's 3D makerspace.
Registration begins on June 10th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, June 27th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): middle school, high school,
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Think you've got what it takes to keep a crowd entertained while you play your favorite games? Do you know every secret item? Have the best k/d? Show the world! This workshop will show teens the basics of creating and maintaining a twitch.tv user account with audio, video and webcam. Ages 12-16. Registration required
Registration begins on June 13th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, June 27th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
Event Type(s):
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, June 27th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Event Type(s):
Deep in the ocean, some special creatures rely on bioluminescence (the ability to glow in the dark) for their survival. Meet some of these deep ocean dwellers with hands-on science & art activities. For ages 6-12. Registration required.
Registration begins on June 13th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, June 27th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Basic experience with Mac computers is recommended before taking this class.
Registration begins on June 13th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Wednesday, June 28th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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 Storm the Castle! Build simple machines that will help you storm a medieval castle. 
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, June 29th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics
Registration begins on June 15th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, July 1st -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
Registration begins on June 17th
Northside Branch
Thursday, July 6th -
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and a free snow cone while they last!
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, July 6th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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3D printing has made its way to the Digital Studio! This 2-hr session will run through the basics of using our new 3D printers. We'll start with setting up a print job, work our way through loading the filament, and finish by printing a small object.Completion of this course is required to utilize the Digital Studio's 3D makerspace.
Registration begins on June 22nd
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, July 7th -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, July 8th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.
Registration begins on June 24th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, July 11th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
Event Type(s):
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, July 11th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Event Type(s):
Put on your detective's hat to solve a puzzling crime while learning about fingerprinting, secret codes, tracks, eyewitness interviews, & more. For ages 6-12. Registration required. 
Registration begins on June 27th
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Wednesday, July 12th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Event Type(s):
Bio-Science Discovery Hour Is yeast alive? What does DNA look like? What makes soda fizzy? Learn the answers to all of these questions and many more at this special Bio-Science Discovery Hour, hosted by Alltech.
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, July 14th -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), toddler (2-3 years),
Event Type(s):
Una hora de cuentos y actividades para niños hispanohablantes y sus padres. Haremos actividades para preparar los niños para la escuela. A story and activity hour for Spanish speaking children and their parents. We will do activities that prepare children for school.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, July 15th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided. Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics
Registration begins on July 1st
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Monday, July 17th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
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Anyone can learn to draw with help from cartoonist Steve Harpster. Watch, laugh, & draw along to make your own creations. 
Registration begins on July 3rd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, July 18th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): middle school, high school,
Event Type(s):
Looking to become the next big YouTube star? Thanks to modern technology, it is easier than ever to create and share videos across the web. During this workshop, teens will have an opportunity to plan, film, and edit a short movie about their hobbies and interests. Thanks to the Digital Studio's green screen, you can shoot this film anywhere in the world... More Info
Registration begins on July 5th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Tuesday, July 18th -
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Age Group(s): preschool (3-5 Years), ,
Event Type(s):
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Tuesday, July 18th -
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): middle school, high school,
Event Type(s):
Learn the basic process of Mod Creation from concept to installation, build new ores and tools, create new skins, and make a simple 3d model for a new monster. Ages 11-14. Registration required
Registration begins on July 5th

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