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Holocaust Survivor Conrad Weiner

Where: Main Library
When: April 23 at 7 p.m.

Conrad Weiner is committed to educating the community about the Holocaust. He shares his stories at schools, organizations, and other venues throughout Greater Cincinnati.

No registration for Conrad Weiner.

Image (C) by Conrad Weiner.

Used Book Sale

Where: Main Library
When: April 25 to 27

  • April 25 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Choose from hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, videos, reference material, and more - all at greatly reduced prices. On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag

Image (CC) by C. G. P. Grey.

Experience the Harp

Where: Main Library
When: April 27 at 2 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of harpist Elizabeth Motter while learning about the instrument and the styles of music.

No registration for Experience the Harp.

Image (CC) by Mtorrite.

Find Your Hero

Where: BCPL
When: Month of April

Take a hero's journey through the Library's graphic novel and comic book collection this month. Did you know comic books aid in learning? According to one study, "Even before children are ready to read text, comic books can give them practice in understanding material printed on a page..."

Also, pick-up a limited edition, Tales superhero pin at a Boone County Public Library location near you!

Discover Wood Carving

Where: Main Library
When: May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See the River Valley Wood Carvers in action as they demonstrate this skillful and beautiful art form.

No registration for Discover Wood Carving.

Image (CC) by Bjudt.

Free Comic Book Day

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: May 3

Happy Free Comic Book Day! Celebrate by picking-up a free comic book at any BCPL location. Thank you to our local sponsor, Comic Book World.

No registration for Free Comic Book Day.

Queen City Gothic

Where: Scheben Branch
When: May 6 at 7 p.m.

Take a walk on the dark side of Cincinnati-area history. J. T. Townsend, author of Queen City Gothic, shares hair-raising stories of true murder mysteries from the region's past.

Registration encouraged for Queen City Gothic.

Image (C) by J.T. Townsend.

Make a Leather Key Chain

Where: Scheben Branch
When: May 8 at 7 p.m.

Irish Leather Works shows you how to make your very own leather key chain. Customize your creation and take home a high-quality leather good. $5 materials fee.

Register for Make a Leather Key Chain.

Experience Folk Music

Where: Scheben Branch
When: May 11 at 2 p.m.

Enjoy original songs and classic tunes you know by heart as performed by Jamon Zeiler.

No registration for Experience Folk Music.

Image (C) by Jamon Zeiler.

Learn a Language with Mango

Where: Anywhere
When: Anytime

Have you always wanted to learn another language but didn't know where to begin? Try Mango. Mango is a free language learning system that you can access online, anywhere. All you need is a Boone County Public Library card. Go to www.bcpl.org to begin learning.

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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