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The history of the Kenton County Public Library including photographs.

The history of the Kenton County Public Library including photographs.

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  • 1. Preserving Yesterday Enriching Today Inspiring Tomorrow
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    • 1900 Andrew Carnegie donates $40,000 to Covington for the establishment of a public library in the city.
  • 3. Early Years
    • 1901 Covington Library opens in temporary quarters at 7 th and Madison
    • Property acquired on Scott Street at Robbins
    • Architectural Firm of Boll & Taylor selected to design the first building
  • 4. Covington Public Library – Opened on March 16, 1904
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  • 6. Our First Catalog 1901
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  • 12. Erlanger Library
    • Established in 1911 by the Erlanger Women’s Club
    • Volunteers
    • 1928 The Women’s Club requested that the Erlanger Library become a part of the Covington Public Library
    • Remained so until 1942
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  • 14. Erlanger Library
  • 15. Kenton County Public Library
    • 1967 a drive was held to establish a County-wide System.
    • January 1968 – Kenton County Public Library
    • First Director: Miss Mary Ann Mongan (retired 1999)
    • Second Director: Wayne Onkst (1999-2006)
    • Third Director: Dave Schroeder (2007-Present).
  • 16. January 21, 1974
  • 17. New Erlanger Branch September 1978
  • 18. May 21, 1995 Independence
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  • 20. William E. Durr Branch January 2007
  • 21. Covington
    • Need More Public Space
    • Drive Thru Window and Indoor Drop Box
    • Expanded Children’s Department
    • Expanded Technology Area
    • Expanded History and Genealogy Area
    • Expanded Community Meeting Space
    • Expanded Teen Area
  • 22. On the Drawing Board …
    • DesignGroup
    • Three Levels
      • Ground Floor: Children’s with Reading Garden; Outreach Services
      • Main Floor: Adult and Teen; Meeting Space
      • Upper Level: Local History and Genealogy
    • Administration Moving Out
    • Main Entrance
  • 23. What About the Exterior?
    • What do you think …..