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Summer Reading

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: May 9 to August 28

Readers, start your engines! Summer Reading has begun. Want to know more?

Ready to begin?

Memorial Day Closing

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: May 25

Boone County Public Library will close in observance of Memorial Day, May 25, and reopen May 26.

Image (CC) by Ben Franske.

Grieving the Loss of a Child

Where: Main Library
When: May 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Grief and loss experts from Cincinnati Children's Hospital will present three sessions suitable for those who have experienced loss first hand or professionals who work with those experiencing grief.

Register for Grieving the Loss of a Child.

Image (CC) by Andy Bernay-Roman.

Game of Thrones Trivia

Where: Main Library
When: May 28 at 7 p.m.

Test your knowledge of the Game of Thrones television series. Prizes will be awarded to the top winners!

Register for Game of Thrones Trivia.

County-Wide Conversations

Where: BCPL
When: See Below

These conversations are designed to gather ideas from you and to help us think big about possible new services and roles for the Library. Can't make a Conversation? Please complete this short survey. We appreciate your help!

  • Scheben Branch - May 20 at 10 a.m.
  • Florence Branch - May 29 at 1 p.m.

Yarn Bomb

Where: Main Library
When: June 1 and 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Participate in our annual yarn bombing event! Come and learn the basics, or pick-up this year's patterns and supplies. Bring your own size I hook to make squares for this year's additions to the display.

No registration for Hook and Needle: Yarn Bomb the Library.

Basic Self Defense

Where: Scheben Branch
When: June 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Shawnie Haskell of NKY Self Defense shows you easy methods for defending yourself with little or no strength against attackers. Participants will receive and hour and a half of training and a personal safety gift. All skills welcome. Ages 13 and up. $5 fee.

Register for Basic Self Defense.

Image (C) by Shawnie Haskell.

Summer Concert Series

Where: Boone Woods Park or Central Park
When: This Summer

Get the schedule of this year's Summer Concert series and plan to enjoy great music outdoors. As always, call the parks weather hotline at 334-2283 if bad weather is on the horizon. The rain site is Main Library, but if rain begins after 5 p.m. there may not be enough time to move a concert.

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