SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING EXHIBITION

SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING EXHIBITION: HOMETOWN TEAMS – April 29 - June 3 

The Campbell County Library will be hosting the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Hometown Teams:  How Sports Shape America.  It will also be featuring a companion exhibit highlighting the City of Newport's Sports History.  Newport Central Catholic's sports heritage will be honored in this exhibit.  The exhibit runs April 29 - June 3 at the Newport Branch.  We hope you will check out the exhibit!

Here is a link to the library's article in the April Newsletter regarding the exhibit featuring former Coach Bob Schneider.

http://www.cc-pl.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2017-April_NewsletterOnlineVersion.pdf

HOMETOWN TEAMS – HOW SPORTS SHAPE AMERICA

The Exhibition will be housed in the Library’s new lower level programming and exhibition space, and will include an exhibit provided by the Smithsonian that reflects the impact of sports on American culture.  Additionally, the Library is curating a companion exhibit to capture highlights of the sports history of Newport, Kentucky.  Newport Central Catholic High School’s athletic program will be featured!  A Kick-Off Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 29.  Gold Star Chili will provide free Coneys from Noon-1:00 p.m. to those touring the exhibit. 

Specific dates and times the exhibition will be open to the public will be available via the Library’s web site – www.cc-pl.org  or download these brochures.  

CLICK HERE FOR FOR FULL BROCHURE OF EXHIBITION

CLICK HERE FOR POSTCARD

If you meet with a group of alumni friends on a regular basis, we would be happy to confirm an exclusive date and time for your group to tour the exhibition.  Please contact the Library’s Assistant Director Chantelle Phillips to makes these arrangements – 859.572.5035, ext. 22 –cphillips@cc-pl.org.

Also, if you are interested in contributing to the Newport Central Catholic portion of the exhibit or know of someone who has artifacts or stories to share, please contact Chantelle Phillips.