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Two Weeks of Events

Bridge
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Boone County Children's Coalition
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Boone County Children's Coalition
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Terri Doll-Butler, 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.
Boone County Photo Club
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Open to anyone interested in learning more about digital photography. Group will discuss different topics each month. The theme for the May meeting will be macro-photography and close-ups.
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Rosie Red
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Rosie Red present a wild and wacky introduction to the world of baseball. Join us as we build a baseball field, sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame", and hear Rosie Red tell the story of "Rosie at the Bat"
Mahjong
Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the Library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Adult Coloring
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. All adults are welcome.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Read With a Teen Training (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Mandatory training for all teens interested in volunteering for Read With a Teen, either in the summer or during the school year. Registration and application required.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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.
Horror or Hero? Flies and Forensic Entomology
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Forensic entomology is the study of how fly maggots that feed on corpses can help resolve criminal investigations. While the subject is gruesome, this presentation will be on a level that is appropriate for all ages and temperaments. Presented by Gregory Dahlem, PhD, of Northern Kentucky University. Please register.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting for adults learning English to practice and improve. All levels welcome.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: For people studying Spanish as well as those passionate about the language. All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway Community College.
Digital Photography Basics
Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Get started with photography without a lot of technical jargon or heavy concepts. Whether you use a point and shoot, DSLR, or your phone camera, learn how to keep things simple and shoot in automatic modes. Participants should have a working knowledge of their camera controls. Bring your cameras and a memory card to class. Please register.
Photography Basics Syllabus:
1. Introduction and Objectives
2. Photography Basics
2.1. Film vs Digital
2.2. Types of Digital Capture
2.3. Aperture
2.4. Shutter Speed
2.5. Taking a Picture and Exposure
3. Thinking about Light
3.1. Light Direction
3.2. Light Quality
3.3. Time of Day
4. Working a Subject
4.1. Placing a Subject in the Frame
4.2. Composition
4.3. Vertical vs Horizontal
5. Enhancing Your Pictures
5.1. Software Options
5.2. Cropping
5.3. Exposure Correction
5.4. Color Correction
6. Sharing Your Stories
6.1. Websites
6.2. Slideshows
6.3. Printing
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
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, June 01, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 3-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. Please register.
Best of the Best
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Read bestselling novels and join the discussion.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Terri Doll-Butler, 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.
Mahjong
Date: Friday, June 02, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Newport Aquarium Sharks (family)
Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: See live sharks up close and personal in the Aquarium's traveling shark tank.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, June 04, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
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.
Toddler Tales (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
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 (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
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.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
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.
Lego Mania (family)
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
Yoga
Date: Monday, June 05, 2017
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.
Adult Coloring
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. All adults are welcome.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
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.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 - 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Intro to Nia
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Discover Nia (which stands for Neuromuscular Integrative Action) with Uma Sivaprasad, a Nia Brown Belt Teacher. Nia combines dance, martial arts, and mindfulness to create a workout integrating strength training, flexibility, and aerobics. Wear comfortable clothes. Please register.
Stories With Art (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories with messy art!
Young Boone County Meeting (H)
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Meet with other teens and help plan events that give back to your community.
Continuing Watercolor
Date: Tuesday, June 06, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Discover the joy and beauty of watercolor painting! This 4-week class, taught by Winnie Bowling, is open to students of all levels - beginning, intermediate and advanced - as well as both new and old students. $15 total fee for all classes. Please register.
Baby Time (ages birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
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.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
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.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Toddler Tales (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting for adults learning English to practice and improve. All levels welcome.
Get Craft-tea! Folding Book Art
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn how to fold a recycled book into a beautiful piece of art! Ages 14 up. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: For people studying Spanish as well as those passionate about the language. All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway Community College.
Digital Photography - Intermediate Photography
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Take your basic photography knowledge to the next level. Participants should have a working knowledge of their camera controls and basic photography concepts. This class is targeted at people who have a camera with advanced controls. Bring your camera, memory card, and a mid-range zoom lens to class. Please register.

Syllabus:
1. Basics of Exposure
1.1 Exposure Value
1.2 Aperture
1.3 Shutter Speed
1.4 ISO
1.5 Reciprocity
1.6 Light meters and how to determine exposure value
2. Types of Cameras
2.1 Point and Shoot
2.2 SLR
2.3 Mirrorless
2.4 Phone
3. Exposure Modes
3.1 Automatic
3.2 Aperture Priority
3.3 Shutter Speed Priority
3.4 Manual
4. Types of Lenses
4.1 Fast vs Slow4
4.2 Wide Angle
4.3 Telephoto
4.4 Zoom Lenses
4.5 Perspective
5. Composition
5.1 Rule of Thirds
5.2 Subject Placement
5.3 Leading Lines
5.4 Backgrounds
Cancelled - Clogging Fun! (grades 3-5 with families)
Date: Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Clogging is a type of dance with upbeat music. Clogging is a fun way for family and friends to increase strength and endurance and have a wonderful time! Learn a few basic steps in the first session and add on to your knowledge in the second session. A professional clogging teacher, Dana Brady, will lead the sessions."