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We create the past through the present, and at KHS, we’re creating it one event at a time. Be a part of history and join us!

Kids Classes: History rocks!

August 26 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hunt rocks. Paint rocks. Hide rocks.

Little Historians: Kentucky Inventors

September 1 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kentuckians are inventors and this week, your Little Historian will be, too.

Kids Classes: Making Jewelry

September 2 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Make jewelry inspired by history!

Little Historians: Digging into History

September 8 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Your Little Historian turns archaeologist this week uncovering long-lost artifacts.

Family Workshop: Telling Kentucky’s Story

September 12 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore that ways that artifacts can help tell us the stories of people and events.

Little Historians: Exploring Kentucky

September 15 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Does your Little Historian have the skills and bravery to explore with the likes of Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark?

Kentucky History Half Marathon

September 30 | 8:00 am - 11:00 am

The KY History Half is the Commonwealth’s only half marathon that celebrates Kentucky’s history.  5K, 10K and Half Marathon options are…

Genealogy Tea & Sympathy

September 30 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join our Library staff on every 5th Saturday of a month for tea time and good old-fashioned conversation. Have an ancestor…

Little Historians: Spooky Storytelling

October 6 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Your Little Historian will become a storyteller as we celebrate one of Kentucky's oldest traditions.

Kids Classes: Goofy Graveyard

October 7 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we uncover fossils of Kentucky’s original inhabitants.

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