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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 03, 2015
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 03, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register at 334-2117.
Microsoft Word-I
Date: Monday, August 03, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Find out all the basic information about using Word 2013. Learn about the ribbons, current business letter format, and lots of tips and tricks!
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 03, 2015
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. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
TAG (H)
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: 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 04, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Make Your Own Clay Vase
Date: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Using only your hands and small tools, create your own unique vase from clay! Monalisa Miller from Mudlark Pottery Studio will provide guidance and all materials. Vases will be fired after the program for pickup at a later date. $10 materials fee, ages 13 and up. Please register.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
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, August 05, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time: 6:30 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!
Self Defense
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Shawnie Haskell shows you easy to use methods for defending yourself against attackers that use little to no strength. Perfect for young adults going to college. Participants will receive an hour and a half training and a personal safety gift. Ages 13 and up. $5 fee. Please register.
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, August 05, 2015
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 06, 2015
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 06, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
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. Pease register.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Card Making
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
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.
Middle School Writers Group (M)
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required! Registration encouraged.
Stuffed-Animal Storytime & Sleepover (ages 3-6)
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Lents 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.
Mascot Boot Camp! (M/H)
Date: Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn tools and tricks of being a masterful mascot! It's all in the attitude, and a few moves and practice can make a big difference.
Registration encouraged.
Book Sale Set-up
Date: Friday, August 07, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Book Sale Set-up
Paranormal Investigators of Northern Kentucky 10th Anniversary
Date: Friday, August 07, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: PINK is celebrating their 10th anniversary! Discover some of their most exciting investigations- including cases in Boone County. Festivities start at 6p, with a presentation at 7p.
Newport Aquarium Presents Scales & Tails (all ages)
Date: Friday, August 07, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Meet turtles, tortoises, snakes and lizards and learn how they survive in the wild.
Scheben Branch Used Book Sale
Date: Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
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!
Concert at the Park: Florence Community Band
Date: Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Hear a variety of music ranging from traditional marches to jazz.
Scheben Branch Used Book Sale
Date: Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
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!
Book Sale Take-Down
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Book Sale Take-Down
In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
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 10, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register at 334-2117.
Microsoft Word-II
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn some of the more advanced things you can do with Word, such as creating a resume, a flyer, and more! Prerequisite for this class is MS Word-I or a working knowledge of MS Word.
Hush Little Babies
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Share a special time of play with your little one, followed by a story and song to prepare them for sweet dreams. Birth to 18 months.
Couponing 101
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Everyone knows about coupons and how to use them, but not everyone knows how to use them effectively. This class will show you how to maximize your savings using coupons, as well as how to organize coupons, find deals, and even find items for free. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
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. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Art Club (grades K-2)
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Do you love painting, drawing, and all things art? This month: Picasso’s Alphabet Art. Registration encouraged.
DIY: One Night, One Project - Duct Tape Totes (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Make an awesome bag with nothing but duct tape and mailing bags. Registration encouraged.
DIY Lip Balm
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Carisa from Seventh Street Gifts will show you how to make your own lip balm using natural ingredients. Take home your very own container of handmade balm. Makes a great gift! Please register.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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.
Chapter and Verse
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Chapter and Verse meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The group reads a little bit of everything, from fiction to biographies. Everyone is welcome!
Storytime in the Children’s Garden (ages 2-5)
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy stories and a craft in the Arboretum's Children's Garden located at 9190 Camp Ernst Road. Bring a blanket!
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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, August 12, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Young@Heart Book Group
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: This is a book discussion group aimed at showcasing some of the best books that our young adult collection has to offer. Each month features a book from genres such as science fiction, dystopian/post apocolyptic, romance, historical, and realistic. This group meets at Barnes and Noble off of Mall Road in Florence, Kentucky. Open to those who love Young Adult novels, young or old!
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 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, August 12, 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.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time: 6:30 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 12, 2015
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) Conservancy Park, Belleview Shelter
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
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 13, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
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. Pease register.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Hook & Needle: Amigurumi Octopus
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn how to crochet your own adorable cephalopod! A great class for beginners, Please bring a US Size G (4.25 mm) crochet hook and 50 yds of worsted weight yarn for the project. Registration required.
Minecraft Lab (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Play and build your world on the library's Minecraft server. Registration required.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Doctor Who Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join other super-fans to indulge in all things Doctor Who. Registration encouraged.
Trivia Night
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you.
To the Rescue! (grades K-2)
Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Using your engineering superpowers, come to the rescue of a hungry monkey, a farmer's watch, and one very scaredy squirrel! Registration encouraged.
Check It Out: A Day at the Park
Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Boone County Public Library
Description: Treat your family to a day of fun activities, including Disc Golf, Bocce, Family Games, Bounce House and Slide, and the Community Center on Wheels! Hot Dogs, Drinks and Popcorn provided. Wulfe Brothers concert at 7:00 and the movie Planes - Fire and Rescue at dusk.
Coupon Cutters
Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Are you an avid couponer? Drop in to compare ideas and to exchange coupons you don't want for those you need.