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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Read to one of the library's therapy dogs - - Squirt, Bailey and others. Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Lego Mania (all ages)
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos. Registration encouraged.
Family Storytime (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, July 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
Batman Celebration
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Holy 75th Anniversary, Batman! Bring out your inner superhero and celebrate the anniversary of Batman's comic debut with fun activities for the whole family.
Concert at the Park: The Sweet Beats
Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Boone County Public Library
Description: An annual favorite, Beatles tribute band The Sweet Beats will perform all of your fab four favorites!

In the event of rain, these concerts will be moved to the Main Library. Please note: If rain begins 5 p.m. or later, we will not be able to move event equipment in time for the performance. Visit www.bcpl.org for updates.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, July 28, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, July 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, July 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.
Yoga
Date: Monday, July 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.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover (grades K-2)
Date: Monday, July 28, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: What would your stuffed animal friend do if they spent the night at the library? Have a special storytime with your furry friends, then say goodbye for the night. Come in the next day to pick them up. Registration encouraged.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 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.
Magician Presto Paul (all ages)
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Presto Paul will thrill you with optical illusions, crazy machines, wacky experiments and much, much more!
Fly Guy Fun! (K-2)
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Fly into the library for trivia and games about this unlikely hero.
Registration required.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Code Camp (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join us for a weekly club that will teach you the basics in computer programming and languages like JavaScript, HTML, Python, and Ruby using websites like Code.org and Codecademy. No experience required!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Are you working on your Spanish skills? This group is for those studying Spanish as well as people passionate about the language. Weekly discussion topics will include current events, culture and language skills. All skills levels are welcome!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, July 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.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Bridge
Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Yoga
Date: Thursday, July 31, 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.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Main Library Children's & Teen Used Book Sale
Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Spend Saturday shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, movies, and more for children and teens--on sale at greatly reduced prices!
The Newport Aquarium's Scales & Tails
Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: The Newport Aquarium brings its animal ambassadors to the Florence Library! See and learn about an alligator or blue-tongue skink, a turtle or tortoise, and a snake. Animals will be up-close and personal. Open to all ages. Please register.
Concert @ the Library: Cincinnati Sound Chorus
Date: Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cincinnati Sound Chorus is a regional award winning a cappella women’s chorus and member of Sweet Adelines International. Enjoy the magic of barbershop style music as presented by up to 30 women of all ages and from all walks of life.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 04, 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.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, August 04, 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, August 04, 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, August 04, 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, August 05, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
TAG (H)
Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Make your voice heard! Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
MAC: Middle School Advisory Committee (M)
Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Voice your opinion! Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided.
Fly Guy
Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Fly into the library for trivia and games about this unlikely hero. Registration required.
Making Delicious Iced Tea
Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: The experts from Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room return for another fascinating segment on tea. Beat the dog days of summer with tips and tricks on making refreshing iced tea. Be ready for samples! Registration required.
Kindermusik (2-5 years)
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Elizabeth Hickerson will have the family singing, dancing, and playing. Registration required.

Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
One Book One Summer (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Experience the books you've been reading all summer! Make Fly Guy eyes, have your face painted like a tiger, and help the ABCs climb the coconut tree!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Are you working on your Spanish skills? This group is for those studying Spanish as well as people passionate about the language. Weekly discussion topics will include current events, culture and language skills. All skills levels are welcome!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, August 06, 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.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Bridge
Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 07, 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, August 07, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 07, 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.
Card Making
Date: Thursday, August 07, 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.
Sand Art (M/H)
Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Not at the beach? Come and make your own groovy sand art creation! Bottles and sand provided. Registration encouraged.
Book Sale Set-up
Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Book Sale Set-up
Meet Your Match: Trivia @ Your Library
Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Put on your thinking cap on and join us for a night of brain teasing trivia. We will form teams for you, or bring your own team, to take your best shot at answering a series of questions on a variety of subjects, including pop culture, history, and music. You don't need to be a genius to play Trivia. It's all for fun, so warm up your brain cells. Registration encouraged.