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Two Weeks of Events

In the Loop
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Tiny Tots Storytime (age 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
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 (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs, and play
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Homework Help (all ages)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: When school is in session, volunteers will help students utilize library resources to help with homework questions.
Zumba
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Zumba® Fitness is the Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. It's a BLAST and it doesn't even feel like your working out! $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Boone County Parks Yoga
Eggs-periments (grades 3-5)
Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Make scientific discoveries using leftover Easter eggs. Registration encouraged.
Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Celebrate Earth Day!
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Celebrate Earth Day with free vegetable gardening kits(while supplies last) and horticulture information from the Boone County Cooperative Extension. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.
Family Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs, and music.
Toddler Tales Storytime (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (ages 18 mos - 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
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.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Celebrate Earth Day!
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Celebrate Earth Day with free vegetable gardening kits(while supplies last) and horticulture information from the Boone County Cooperative Extension. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.
Watercolorz (grades K-2)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Explore different painting techniques as you create a masterpiece. Registration encouraged.
Anime & Manga Club (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.
The Elements of Photoshop: Intermediate
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Local photographer Bob Ihrig shows you how to use Photoshop Elements 10 to take your photographs to the next level. Registration required.
Baby Time (ages birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
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
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
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 (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Estate Planning - at Florence Senior Center
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: A little bit of planning can go a long way towards protecting your future. Get advice on gathering information, preparing documents, safeguarding family members, and protecting your assets.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Holocaust Survivor Conrad Weiner
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Hear Holocaust survivor, Conrad Weiner, tell his story growing up in a Nazi labor camp in Budi, Ukraine, and his eventual immigration to Russian after years of living in Communist Romania.
Bookworms Storytime (ages 3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 4-week class starts on the first Thursday of each month and covers all the basics of how to use a computer and surf the Internet. Learn about the parts of a computer system, how to get online and get to websites, how to use search engines and perform keyword searching, and how to set up and use an email account. Register.
Bookworms (ages 3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Karen Landrum, RYT, for this basic/beginner yoga practice that offers a holistic approach to maintaining a healthy weight with increased flexibility, more stamina & lean muscle! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights to improve lean muscle tone (weights are optional). $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Pirate PARRR’ty! (grades K-5)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: Ahoy, matey! Join us for some tales from the mighty sea, make your own Polly the Parrot, and play some scallywag tag!
American Girl Book Club (grades K-4)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Put on your pajamas and explore Lanie's world with an indoor camp-out! Registration required.
Family Storytime (2.5 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your children build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Baby Time Storytime
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
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
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
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.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more--on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Games, pizza, movies, and more!
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more--on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
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
Main Library Used Book Sale
Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Spend the weekend shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more--on sale at greatly reduced prices! On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag!
Experience the Harp
Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy the sounds of harpist Elizabeth Motter while learning about the instrument and the styles of music.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Homework Help (all ages)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: When school is in session, volunteers will help students utilize library resources to help with homework questions.
Honey Hill Farm Petting Zoo ( All ages)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Join us to pet and feed goats, ducks, alpacas, and more.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $25 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register at 334-2117.
Zumba
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Zumba® Fitness is the Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. It's a BLAST and it doesn't even feel like your working out! $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gotta catch 'em all! Play Pokémon with other players. Bring your own deck. No trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Yoga
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy a relaxing class that explores Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques and meditation. The class will be challenging enough to build and tone muscle as well as increase stamina. You'll leave feeling peaceful and revitalized. Please bring a yoga mat. $25 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Tie-Dye Tees (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Bring your own T-shirt and learn how to tie-dye! Registration encouraged.
Lego Mania! (all ages)
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration encouraged.
Soap Making
Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Carisa from 7th Street Gifts teaches you how to make your own soap! Take home 2 sample sized soaps, and make them your very own with a personalized scent. $3 materials fee. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.
Community Baby Fest
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Break out sessions for the Community Baby Fest.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 4-week class starts on the first Thursday of each month and covers all the basics of how to use a computer and surf the Internet. Learn about the parts of a computer system, how to get online and get to websites, how to use search engines and perform keyword searching, and how to set up and use an email account. Register.
Magic the Gathering (M/H)
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Here, I rule! Play MTG with other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!

Yoga
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Karen Landrum, RYT, for this basic/beginner yoga practice that offers a holistic approach to maintaining a healthy weight with increased flexibility, more stamina & lean muscle! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights to improve lean muscle tone (weights are optional). $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Act Out (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Show off your acting skills and star in different scenes. Registration encouraged.
Card Making
Date: Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Barbara Simpson. $5 materials fee. Registration required.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, May 02, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Rick and Marv Duo
Date: Friday, May 02, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This acoustic duo plays familiar popular tunes from performers such as Gordon Lightfoot, John Denver, the Everly Brothers, and more!
Free Comic Book Day (All Ages)
Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time: All Day
Location: Boone County Public Library
Description: Happy Free Comic Book Day! Celebrate by picking up a free comic book at any BCPL location, while supplies last. Thank you to our local sponsor, Comic Book World.
PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Read to one of our therapy dogs - - Squirt, Brodie, Bailey and others. Call the Main Library at 342-2665 to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Discover Wood Carving
Date: Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in to see the River Valley Wood Carvers in action as they demonstrate this skillful and beautiful art form.