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April Showers Bring May Flowers (all ages)
Date: Tuesday, May 05, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Chapin Memorial Library.
Description: Decorate a terra cotta pot and plant a flower! Registration required.
County Wide Conversation
Date: Tuesday, May 05, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: We need you to talk to us about the Library! As part of our planning process we will hold a series of meetings to ask you to think big and use your imagination, consider new services and potentially new roles for the Library. These conversations are designed to generate ideas and solicit input from the community we serve.
Homeschool Sampler (Gr.1-5)
Date: Wednesday, May 06, 2015.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Show What You Know! Bring your best work to show off for the group, whether it be a science project, piece of art, book report, short story, recitation, you name it! This is your time to shine. Registration encouraged.
Musikgarten
Date: Wednesday, May 06, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Elizabeth Hickerson will have the family singing, dancing, and playing. Registration required.
Cincinnati Museum Center Presents “Potions and Strange Notions” (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, May 07, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Explore old-fashioned remedies for illnesses and use mortars and pestles to create your own herbal pill. Registration required.
Summer Activities Kick-off
Date: Saturday, May 09, 2015.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: FREE fun for the entire family! Community organizations will be on hand to tell you what they have to offer this summer. Enjoy games, balloon animals, bounce houses, golf-swing training, health and vision screenings, raffles, giveaways, and more! Lunch is on us too ? stick around for free hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks. The Boone County Farmers Market and the brand new Extension Enrichment Center will also be open for you to tour.
Baby Time (birth-18 months)
Date: Saturday, May 09, 2015.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and builds pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime at Babies “R” Us: 4999 Houston Rd., Florence, KY 41042.
Pages and Paws (Grades K-5)
Date: Sunday, May 10, 2015.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to sign up for your 15-minute time slot.
Coffee with the DIrector
Date: Monday, May 11, 2015.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Have questions about your library? You’re invited to stop in for a free cup of coffee with library director Carrie Herrmann. Chat with her and share your thoughts, comments and suggestions. Can’t make it this month? Try next month! Coffee with the Director will rotate from branch to branch each month.
Baby Time
Date: Monday, May 11, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: Stimulate your baby’s development and build literacy skills through interactive stories, songs, and music. Birth to 18 months
County Wide Conversation
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: We need you to talk to us about the Library! As part of our planning process we will hold a series of meetings to ask you to think big and use your imagination, consider new services and potentially new roles for the Library. These conversations are designed to generate ideas and solicit input from the community we serve.
Art Club (K-2)
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: Do you love painting, drawing, and all things art? Check out what we’re doing on the second Tuesday of every month! This time – clay pinchpots! Registration encouraged.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: A storytime with adjustments for sensory sensitivity and special needs. Registration encouraged.
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Sticky, Slimy, Gooey (ages 3-6)
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library.
Description: Experiment with everyday household items. Dress to get messy. Registration required.
Minecraft Lab (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015.
Time: 6:00 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Play and build your world on the library’s Minecraft server. Kids welcome to bring their own laptop or they can play on one of our laptops.
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Presents “Bird Brain” (all ages)
Date: Friday, May 15, 2015.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch.
Description: A kindhearted woodcutter comes across a nest of orphaned birds. What will he do?
County Wide Conversation
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Lents Branch.
Description: We need you to talk to us about the Library! As part of our planning process we will hold a series of meetings to ask you to think big and use your imagination, consider new services and potentially new roles for the Library. These conversations are designed to generate ideas and solicit input from the community we serve.
Carnival of Cultures (all ages)
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Bring the family and enjoy music, snacks, face painting and crafts.
Book Time with Ronald McDonald (all ages)
Date: Monday, May 18, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Walton Branch.
Description: Ronald McDonald and friends bring a creative mix of music, magic, and games.
Calling All Superheroes (grades K-2)
Date: Monday, May 18, 2015.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Florence Branch.
Description: Dress as a superhero and train on our super-charged obstacle course to defend the library. Registration encouraged.

Please contact Shaun Davidson at 342-BOOK(2665) at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed.

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