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History of the Kenton County Public Library in Kentucky with Photographs

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    •  
    • Kenton County Public Library Staff Day 2007
    • 2006/2007 was a year of … Change
      • New Director
      • New Durr Branch
      • New Durr Branch Manger
        • New Staff at Durr
      • Collection Services
      • Many retirements
      • Many new supervisors at all three locations
    • Despite these changes we have thrived. Why?
      • Good Leadership from the Board of Trustees
        • Milton Mains, Lois Schultz, Allen Thomas, Jim Horner and Tony Milburn
      • Excellent Staff
        • Both old-timers and newcomers make a difference each and everyday
      • Great Support from the community
    • Durr
    • Accomplishments
      • Library Visits
      • Durr 176,504
      • Covington 474,577
      • Erlanger 479,437
      • Total 1,130,518
      • Circulation
      • Books 1,085,403
      • Audio/visual 954,269
      • Total 2,041,911
    • ILL
      • Items Loaned to KCPL – 4,012
      • Items Loaned to other libraries – 7,773
      • The Most ILL’s in the Commonwealth
    • Reference 288,540 Adult, Children and Outreach
    • Computers and Electronic Resources
      • Users of Public Internet Computers – 329,412
      • 96 Licensed Databases
      • Home Page Use – 1,191,102
      • Catalog – 2,138,195
      • Newspaper Index - 147,650
      • Reference Page – 423,447
      • geNKY – 246,558
      • Faces and Places – 372,323
      • Number of people formally trained to use electronic resources – 9,551 (an increase of 3,017 over last year!)
    • Outreach
      • Homebound
        • 5,668
      • Racing to Read
        • 3,512
      • Talking Books
      • 550-600 patrons per month
      • Total Outreach Circulation – 89,245
    • Collection Services
      • Number of items ordered – 61,170
      • Number of items cataloged – 58,360
      • Collection
      • 494,505 Books
      • 77,661 Audio/visual materials
      • 6,450 Electronic books
    • Programming
      • Programs
        • Covington 1,110
        • Durr 559
        • Erlanger 1,172
        • Outreach 1,320
        • Total 4,151
      • Attendance
        • Covington 27,710
        • Durr 16,976
        • Erlanger 25,259
        • Outreach 20, 650
        • Total 90,595
    • New in 2008?
      • Three Year Plan
        • State Standards
      • Seniors/Retirees’ Programming
      • Public Relations and Development
        • First Annual Fund
    • Director’s Regional Trivia Contest
    • Question 1
      • What is the tallest occupied building in Covington?
    • Question 2
      • In 1940, what were the two largest cities in population in Kenton County?
    • Question 3 and 4
      • There have been three directors of Kenton County Public Library. How many of these directors were born in Kentucky?
      • How many were born in Kenton County?
    • Question 5
      • True or False
      • The first Board of Trustees of the Covington Public Library included William Goebel as a member.
    • Question 6
      • The first Carnegie public library to be constructed in Kentucky was at Covington. What was the total cost to construct this building?
      • a. $36,329.85
      • b. $52,326.50
      • c. $87,170.94
    • Question 7
      • When the Erlanger Public Library became a part of the Covington Public Library in 1928, how many volumes were in Erlanger’s collection?
      • a. 1,500
      • b. 3,000
      • c. 9,250
    • Question 8
      • Who/What owns the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati International Airport?
    • Question 9
      • What occurred in Northern Kentucky on Memorial Day 1977?
    • Question 10
      • What was the nickname of the gun invented by Newport native John Taliaferro Thompson?
    • Question 11
      • The former city of Pius Heights is now part of what modern day city?
    • Question 12
      • Fort Mitchell merged with what larger city?
    • Question 13
      • Boone County was formed in what year?
    • Question 14
      • In Kenton County, the Dixie Highway was previously known as the ….?
    • Question 15
      • In 1978, a show which featured a local city premiered on national television. What was the name of the show?
    • Question 16
      • In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings became the first professional baseball team in US history. What was their record during this inaugural year?
    • Question 1
      • What is the tallest occupied building in Covington?
      • RIVERCENTER
      • KENTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
    • Question 2
      • In 1940, what were the two largest cities in population in Kenton County?
      • COVINGTON
      • LUDLOW
    • Question 3 and 4
      • There have been three directors of Kenton County Public Library. How many of these directors were born in Kentucky?
      • 2
      • How many were born in Kenton County?
      • 1
    • Question 5
      • True or False
      • The first Board of Trustees of the Covington Public Library included William Goebel as a member.
      • TRUE
    • Question 6
      • The first Carnegie public library to be constructed in Kentucky was at Covington. What was the total cost to construct this building?
      • a. $36,329.85
      • b. $52,326.50
      • c. $87,170.94
      • C
    • Question 7
      • When the Erlanger Public Library became a part of the Covington Public Library in 1928, how many volumes were in Erlanger’s collection?
      • a. 1,500
      • b. 3,000
      • c. 9,250
      • A
    • Question 8
      • Who/What owns the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati International Airport?
      • KENTON COUNTY
    • Question 9
      • What occurred in Northern Kentucky on Memorial Day 1977?
      • BEVERLY HILLS SUPPER CLUB FIRE
    • Question 10
      • What was the nickname of the gun invented by Newport native John Taliaferro Thompson?
      • TOMMY GUN
    • Question 11
      • The former city of Pius Heights is part of what modern day city?
      • EDGEWOOD
    • Question 12
      • Fort Mitchell merged with what larger city?
      • SOUTH FORT MITCHELL
    • Question 13
      • Boone County was formed in what year?
      • 1796
    • Question 14
      • In Kenton County, the Dixie Highway was previously known as the ….?
      • LEXINGTON TURNPIKE
    • Question 15
      • In 1978, a show which featured a local city premiered on national television. What was the name of the show?
      • WKRP in CINCINNATI
    • Question 16
      • In 1869, the Cincinnati Red Stockings became the first professional baseball team in US history. What was their record during this inaugural year?
      • 57-0
    • Tie Breaker
      • What was the population of Newport in 1940
      • (the winner is the closest without going over).
      • 30,631