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    Remember, September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. Here’s what’s going on around Kentuckiana at your area libraries:

    Barr Memorial Library in Fort Knox

    The Authors at Your Library programs are very popular at Barr Memorial Library. Coming up next month they will host David Bell on October 15 and Craig Johnson on October 22. These events are free and open to the public. Check out all the offerings the Barr Memorial Library has going on, they are very interactive with their community.

    Bullitt County Public Library

    On Saturday, September 20, Ridgeway Memorial Library is hosting a College & Career Fair at from 1pm-5pm. Students can drop in and speak with representatives from many colleges and vocational schools, as well as learn much needed tips on how to start preparing now to be college ready. See more information about the event here.

    Jeffersonville Township Public Library

    Family Fun Day is this Saturday, September 20 from 11am-2pm. It is the library’s fun-filled day of family activities including carnival games, bounce houses, a mobile gaming station, a bubble station, a photo booth, and partake in the library’s book sale as well. This day looks like a must not miss event, make plans to be there for all the free fun!

    Louisville Free Public Library

    Last week we mentioned that the construction and progress is still ongoing on the new Southwest Regional Library. The new library in Southwest Louisville is gearing up for its debut in early October, with the arrival of over 50,000 new books, plus dozens of new computers, meeting spaces for adults and kids/teens/families alike, programming that will delight every patron of every age, and so much more. Join their Facebook event page and be there for the ribbon cutting ceremony.

    Reminder: Wednesday and Thursday, every week, most of the branch libraries host their toddler and preschool storytimes. Read more about storytime options in this Toddler Tuesdays highlight.

    In October, the Authors at the Library series is hosting authors Gail Sheehy and Dan Jones. You may also be interested in the International Month programs that are ongoing at all library locations throughout the month of September. Read more about those intriguing events here.

    New Albany-Floyd County Public Library

    Three great programs are going on this week at New-Albany Floyd County Library! Tonight, Wednesday, September 17, there is a craft program for adults called Make It and Take It. It starts at 6pm and will be in the Applegate Meeting Room. Thursday Morning Coffee and Movie is on September 18 beginning at 11am. This week patrons can view the movie A Raisin’ in the Sun in the Auditorium. Then on Friday, September 18 at 3pm, anyone who likes to knit, crochet, or enjoys other stitching crafts can join in at the Sit & Stitch group. It meets every Thursday from 3pm-5pm in the Auditorium.  

    Oldham County Public Library

    At the Main Library of OCPL every third Saturday, they host a pretty cool event called Game Days. The next one is this Saturday, September 20 from  1pm – 5pm. It’s an open gaming afternoon where the library sets up board games for you to try out, or you are encouraged to bring your own and play along with other families. It is a drop-in event and you do not need to register in advance.

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    Longtime Louisvillian, I am a children's librarian at heart and have a passion for children's lit. I am most recently a stay-at-home mom who is always on the move, searching for family fun in Louisville. If it's free, it's preferable!

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