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Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, April 25th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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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 - Story Room
Tuesday, April 25th -
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, April 25th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 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 - Story Room
Tuesday, April 25th -
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, ,
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Love on a Leash is back with dogs waiting for you to read to them.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, April 27th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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We will continue to cover the basics of using Apple's Mac OS X Sierra. We'll start to learn more advanced features of Apple's OS such as creating folders, using external drives, and formatting hard drives.  Prerequisite: Introduction to Mac
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, April 27th -
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, families, middle school
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The world of Instagram and Snapchat can be a great place, but you and your children need to know how to navigate it. Don't worry, Kris First has the map. Kris is a social worker and mother whose agency, Kids First, works to address issues of child safety and community wellness. She'll show how your family can keep social media safe and fun. Registration... More Info
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, April 28th -
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, April 29th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 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 - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 2nd -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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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.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 2nd -
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.
For group registration please contact this library location at (859) 231-5500
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, May 4th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
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 - Story Room
Friday, May 5th -
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 - Story Room
Saturday, May 6th -
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Age Group(s): all ages, ,
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Create a Mother's Day paper bouquet for Mom.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, May 6th -
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 - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 9th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 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 April 25th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 9th -
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.
Registration begins on April 25th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, May 11th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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We will continue to cover the basics of using Apple's Mac OS X Sierra. We'll start to learn more advanced features of Apple's OS such as creating folders, using external drives, and formatting hard drives.  Prerequisite: Introduction to Mac
Registration begins on April 27th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, May 12th -
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, May 13th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Google sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Registration begins on April 29th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 16th -
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.
Registration begins on May 2nd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 16th -
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 May 2nd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Thursday, May 18th -
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.
Registration begins on May 4th
Northside Branch - Story Room
Friday, May 19th -
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 - Large Conference Room
Saturday, May 20th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): all ages, ,
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Join us for a healthy living class taught by health educators. FREE and open to anyone who wants to prevent diabetes, including family or friends. Call 859-288-2446 to register!
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Saturday, May 20th -
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 May 6th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 23rd -
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 9th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 23rd -
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 May 9th
Northside Branch - Large Conference Room
Thursday, May 25th -
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, May 25th -
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
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Create original Vector Art using various tools in Adobe Illustrator. Prerequisite: Illustrator Basics.
Registration begins on May 11th
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),
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, May 27th -
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Age Group(s): adults, ,
Event Type(s):
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.
Registration begins on May 13th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 30th -
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 May 16th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Tuesday, May 30th -
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 May 16th
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 - 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 - 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 - 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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Drop by to enjoy hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) activities. For ages 6-12.
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 - 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 - Story Room
Wednesday, June 21st -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Event Type(s):
Drop by to enjoy hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) activities. For ages 6-12.
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 - 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 - 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 - Story Room
Wednesday, June 28th -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): K-1st grade, 2nd-3rd grade, 4th-5th grade
Event Type(s):
Drop by to enjoy hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) activities. For ages 6-12.
Northside Branch
Saturday, July 1st -
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Age Group(s): all kids, families,
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Cool down with hands-on outdoor fun and free snow cones while they last!
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):
Drop by to enjoy hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) activities. For ages 6-12.
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

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