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Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016.
Time: 9:30 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Activity Room.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Main Library: Children’s Activity Room.
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiempo de Cuentos
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Florence Branch: Meeting Room.
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0 a 5 años con sus padres.
Tiny Tots (18 months – 2 1/2 years old)
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Main Library: Children’s Activity Room.
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, July 29, 2016.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Activity Room.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Book Sale
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016.
Time: 9:00 AM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Meeting Room AB.
Description: Book sale
Discover Earth: Family Nature Day @ Boone Woods Park
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Boone County Public Library: .
Description: Get outdoors and explore our backyard through hands-on activities for all ages. Discover what life lurks in the water of our creek beds, examine local fossils and wildlife, and find natural treasures hidden in our local parks. Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks are partnering with local environmental organizations, such as Thomas More Biology Field Station and Leave No Trace, as well as the Boone County Community Early Childhood Council to provide a fun and educational event for preschoolers through adults. Enter to win giveaways and enjoy free hot dogs and drinks. Location is Boone Woods Park in Burlington.
Family Time (ages birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Activity Room.
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Book Sale
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Meeting Room AB.
Description: Book sale
Pages and Paws (grades K-5)
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Main Library: Children’s Activity Room.
Description: Read to one of the library’s therapy dogs. Call the Main Library to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
EXPERIENCE Tai Chi
Date: Monday, August 01, 2016.
Time: 10:30 AM.
Location: Main Library: Meeting Room C.
Description: Northern Kentucky Shaolin-do will demonstrate this form of meditation in motion’ which promotes serenity and inner peace. Tai Chi is good for any age! $5 fee per class.
DIY Boredom Busters! (grades K-2)
Date: Monday, August 01, 2016.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Meeting Room B.
Description: Spend the evening making silly putty and glittery play doh to take home, and leave with other ideas for kooky concoctions. Parent participation is encouraged!​
Hooked on Science Presents Science Olympics (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016.
Time: 11:00 AM.
Location: Florence Branch: Meeting Room.
Description: Use a wind tube, air cannon and more as you learn to be a science athlete.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Off-Site: Central Park.
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Pokemon Go Safari
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016.
Time: 4:30 PM.
Location: Main Library: Off-Site Remote Location.
Description: Gotta catch ’em all! Join us as we explore the Boone County Parks in search of Pokemon. Bring your device and be ready to walk! Don’t know how to play? Download the app before you come and we’ll show you! We will meet:

8/4/16 at the Central Park and Arboretum at the head of the Dogwood Trail

8/11/16 at Boone Woods Park next to the playground

8/18/16 at England/Idlewild Park at the head of the walking/biking trail

8/25/16 at Walton Community Park next to the volleyball court

Registration is encouraged.
Root Beer Float Day (all ages)
Date: Friday, August 05, 2016.
Time: 2:00 PM.
Location: Florence Branch: Meeting Room.
Description: Drop in for a root beer float and destress from back-to-school preparations.
Children & Teen Book Sale
Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016.
Time: 9:00 AM.
Location: Main Library: Meeting Room A.
Description: Used books, movies, and more for children and teens at greatly reduced prices.
Newport Aquarium Presents Shark Tank (all ages)
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Meeting Room AB.
Description: See live sharks up close and personal in the Aquarium’s traveling shark tank.
Minecraft Lab (grades 3-5)
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Florence Branch: Meeting Room.
Description: Play and build your world on the library’s Minecraft server. Registration required.
Strategic Gaming Club (grade K-12)
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2016.
Time: 3:30 PM.
Location: Main Library: Meeting Room A.
Description: Join us for a battle of the wits! Test your skills against other players with a variety of card and board games. All skill levels are welcome.
Art Club (grades K-5)
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2016.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Walton Branch: Meeting Room.
Description: Do you love all things art? Join us the second Tuesday of each month. This time – Fabric Dying. Registration encouraged. Registration encouraged.
Set the Record for the World’s Largest Storytime
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Time: 12:00 PM.
Location: Main Library: Meeting Room ABC.
Description: For The Cincinnati Enquirer’s 175th Birthday, BCPL and other area libraries are providing activities and initiatives to combat child poverty and strengthen literacy. The library systems in Greater Cincinnati are teaming up with the Enquirer and United Way to set a Guinness world record for the world’s largest storytime. In addition, residents are encouraged to volunteer and donate books. Stop by the Main Library for a story, to donate, and be counted as a participant! No registration needed.
Storytime programming sensory table training
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Time: 1:00 PM.
Location: Main Library: Meeting Room A.
Description: Storytime programming sensory table training
Lego Mania (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Time: 6:30 PM.
Location: Scheben Branch: Meeting Room B.
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Conservancy Park, Belleview Shelter
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016.
Time: 10:00 AM.
Location: Off-Site: Conservancy Park.
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Pokemon Go Safari
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016.
Time: 4:30 PM.
Location: Main Library: Off-Site Remote Location.
Description: Gotta catch ’em all! Join us as we explore the Boone County Parks in search of Pokemon. Bring your device and be ready to walk! We will meet:

8/4/16 at the Central Park and Arboretum at the head of the Dogwood Trail

8/11/16 at Boone Woods Park next to the playground

8/18/16 at England/Idlewild Park at the head of the walking/biking trail

8/25/16 at Walton Community Park next to the volleyball court

Registration is encouraged.

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

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