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Christmas and New Year's Closings

Boone County Public Library will be closed on December 24, December 25, and January 1 for the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. All book drops will be closed December 24 and 25. New Year's Eve falls on Saturday this year, so all BCPL locations will close at their normal time, 5 p.m.

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Concert at the Library: Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle

Where: Main Library
When: December 9 at 7:00 p.m.

This Cincinnati-based band blends the music of traditional artist, like Woody Guthrie and Mississippi John Hurt, with contemporary flavor.

Their performance is guaranteed to be high energy and lots of fun!

Concert at the Library: Hills of Kentucky Dulcimers

Where: Florence Branch
When: December 11 at 2:00 p.m.

Don't miss the annual Christmas concert by our favorite local dulcimer group. Listen or sing-along as they play carols, gospels, and other holiday songs.

Hoxworth Blood Drive

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Where: Main Library Parking Lot
When: December 12 from 1 to 7:00 p.m.

Every day 300 blood donors are needed in our local community. Help us give the gift of life by donating blood. Register online at and search for 41005.

Walk-ons are always welcome!

Graeter's Chocolate

Where: Florence Branch
When: December 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Jane Cervantes returns to liven-up and celebrate the season with Graeter's chocolate. Trivia, history, and plenty of actual chocolate for everyone - including chocolate snowmen, snowflakes, and more.

Please register.

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FREE St. Elizabeth's Carotid Artery Screening

Where: Florence Branch
When: December 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

To qualify for the free screening you must be female, age 28 or older, with two or more risk factors. These risk factors are: smoker, or previous smoker, hypertension/high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol.

Please register.

Drop Your Drawers @ the Library

Pay Fines with Underwear

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: From November 1 to December 31

Donate packages of new underwear for boys and girls (preferably in sizes 4 to 16), and, for each pair you donate, the Library will waive $1 in current overdue fines. Donations may not be used to waive replacement fees for lost or damaged items or for collection agency fees.

For more details about the program please check page 5 of the November issue of Discover BCPL.

Lents Branch Relocation Project

For more information regarding the Lents Branch relocation project in Hebron, take a look at our blog post and our FAQ.

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