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Mark Cormican: The Music of John Denver

Where: Boone Woods Park
When: August 23 at 7 p.m.

Along with his backing band, Starwood, Mark Cormican shares songs, stories, and a bit of history about legendary John Denver.

In the event of rain, this concert will be moved to Main Library. If rain begins 5 p.m. or later, we will not be able to move event equipment in time for the performance. Visit for updates.

Image (C) by Mark Cormican.

Pet Party

Where: Lents Branch
When: August 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.

All ages! Bring your pets dressed in their best. Pet parade at 2 p.m., followed by a costume contest. Local pet-related businesses and the Boone County Adoption Van will be present.

No registration for Pet Party.

Labor Day Closing

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: September 1

All locations of Boone County Public Library will close in observance of Labor Day on September 1. We will re-open on September 2.

Beginning Spindle Spinning

Where: Florence Branch
When: August 26 at 7 p.m.

Spinning is quickly becoming the new knitting. Come have an adventure in the world of fiber and learn to use a drop spindle. No previous experience required. $6 materials fee per person.

Register for Beginning Spindle Spinning.

Image (CC) by Ruth Collins.

IndieFlix & Access Video

Where: Anywhere
When: Anytime

Boone County Public Library has teamed with IndieFlix to provide unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries. With Access Video you can view acclaimed documentaries, educational films, and instructional videos.

Show Us Your Card

Where: Participating Businesses
When: From Sep. 1 to Sep. 30

Each year Boone and Grant County Public Libraries partner with local retailers to reward library card holders. Simply show your card to participating businesses and receive free or discounted goods and services. Don't have a card? There's no better time to get one.

2014 Reading Challenge

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: All of 2014

Rediscover the magic of reading in our first ever Reading Challenge! To participate, download the reading log bookmark, read or listen to a book from each month's genre, and keep track on your log. Return your completed log to any Library location by December 31, 2014, and be entered in a drawing to win a new tablet! We will announce the winner of the drawing on January 7, 2015.

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