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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, September 22, 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.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, September 22, 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.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Young at Art
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you the basics of painting with acrylics and help you complete a 16 x 20 work of art in about two hours. Registration required. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, September 22, 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, September 22, 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.
Microsoft PowerPoint Basics
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Explore the basics of MS PowerPoint 2013, including customizing slides, adding transitions, adding images/hyperlinks/sounds, printing handouts, and more!
Pokemon (grades 4-7)
Date: Monday, September 22, 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.
Family Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
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.
Yoga
Date: Monday, September 22, 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.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 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.
Family Time (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 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 (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 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, September 23, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Anime and Manga Club (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 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.
Crafty Little Hands (2-5 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Little hands create big masterpieces. Make a paper sculpture and sparkling leaf art! Registration required.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 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.
Baby Time (birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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 (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 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, September 24, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Sink or Float: Titanic Edition (grades 3-5)
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Explore the fate of this famous shipwreck and try to create your own unsinkable ship. Watch out for icebergs! Registration encouraged.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 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, September 24, 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.
Vegetarian Cooking
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Join Chef Beth Ehrensberger, the Healthy Eating Specialist from Whole Foods Market Cincinnati, as she prepares and shares deliciously nutritious vegetarian recipes. Learn about the importance of eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, sample flavor packed dishes, and have your questions about vegetarian eating answered. Please register.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, September 25, 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!
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, September 25, 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.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, September 25, 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: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, September 25, 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 (3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
ABC's of Parenting
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: ABC's of Parenting Class with the Family Nurturing Center and Walton Verona Elementary School. Session is closed.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, September 25, 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.
The Maze Runner (M/H)
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Welcome to the Glade! Become a Runner and see if you can make it to the Griever Hole before time runs out. Enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the Rave Motion Pictures or a copy of The Maze Runner. Remember: WICKED is good.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, September 26, 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
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Young at Art
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you the basics of painting with acrylics and help you complete a 16 x 20 work of art in about two hours. Registration required. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Fall Festival (all ages)
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: Search for hidden prizes and enjoy s’mores by the fire.
Concert at the Library: Keith Jones and the Makeshifts
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Inspired by legends like Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley, the Makeshifts are truly a throwback to the late 40’s early 50’s. They will surely make you want to “shake, rattle and roll!”
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, September 27, 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
Newport Aquarium Presents: Scales & Tails (ages 3+)
Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Meet turtles, tortoises, snakes and lizards and learn how they survive in the wild. Registration encouraged.
Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, September 29, 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.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, September 29, 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.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, September 29, 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, September 29, 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.
Family Storytime (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
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.
Yoga
Date: Monday, September 29, 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.
Teen Ghost Walk (M)
Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come hear stories of the tragic accidents and gruesome deaths that ruined the lives of those who are buried in the Florence Cemetery. Registration and permission slip required.
Participants will meet at the Florence Cemetery.
Middle school teens only; Parents may drop off or wait in adjacent parking lot.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 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.
Family Time (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 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 (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 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, September 30, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 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.
Chicken Around the World
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join De Stewart of Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices as he shows you how to prepare chicken using spices from all over the world. Samples will be served! Registration required.
Teen Ghost Walk (H)
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come hear stories of the tragic accidents and gruesome deaths that ruined the lives of those who are buried in the Florence Cemetery. Registration and permission slip required.
Participants will meet at the Florence Cemetery.
High school teens only; Parents may drop off or wait in adjacent parking lot.
Baby Time (birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 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, October 01, 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 (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Homeschool Sampler (Gr.1-5)
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Guess the flavor, see how color impacts perception and learn how to read food labels in this food science presentation by Wild Flavors. Please register.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Guess the flavor, see how color impacts perception, and learn how to read food labels in this food science presentation by Wild Flavors. Please register.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, October 01, 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, October 01, 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.
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, October 02, 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.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, October 02, 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: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, October 02, 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 (3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Magic the Gathering (M/H)
Date: Thursday, October 02, 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!
ABC's of Parenting
Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: ABC's of Parenting Class with the Family Nurturing Center and Walton Verona Elementary School. Session is closed.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, October 02, 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.
Middle School Writers Group
Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Explore Artisan Ice Cream
Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Colonel Don Lambert of the Colonel’s Creamery at the Friendly Market shares how to make better homemade ice cream in a variety of flavors. Be ready for delicious samples of the Colonel's very own creations. Registration required.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, October 03, 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
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, October 03, 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, October 03, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Oktoberfest!
Date: Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Bring the entire family to celebrate our region’s rich German heritage! Enjoy crafts, music, wood-carving, and free snacks at Oktoberfest at the Scheben Branch on Saturday, October 4, from 12 to 3 p.m. Drop in all afternoon free Servatii’s pretzels and drinks at the Root Beer Garden. At 1 p.m. there will be a special German-themed storytime. Be ready to do the chicken dance! Kids can also make their very own Bavarian style hat.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, October 04, 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