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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
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.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
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.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
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.
Mahjong
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Lego Mania
Date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, July 28, 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!
Family Nature Day
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Off-Site
Description: Get outdoors and explore our backyard through hands-on activities for all ages. Discover what life lurks in the water of our creek beds, examine local fossils and wildlife, and find natural treasures hidden in our local parks. Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks Department have teamed up to present this great family program featuring local environmental organizations.
Sure to be a fun and educational event for families! Made possible through a grant from Boone County Community Early Childhood Council.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 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.
Learn & Eat: Fermenting Veggies
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn about the benefits of fermented veggies and how to incorporate cultured foods into your everyday diet. Marta and Tom Vennemann, owners of Simple Cultures in Ft Thomas, will demonstrate recipes and share samples. Simple Cultures products will be available for purchase after their presentation. Please register so enough samples are available.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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.
3D Printer Club (M)
Date: Monday, July 31, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Learn the basics of 3D printing and design through a variety of design challenges. Meetings will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays for four weeks. Please try to make each meeting, if possible. In the notes field, please let us know why you are interested in 3D printing. Registration required.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, July 31, 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.
Yoga
Date: Monday, July 31, 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, August 01, 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.
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
3D Printer Club (M)
Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Learn the basics of 3D printing and design through a variety of design challenges. Meetings will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays for four weeks. Please try to make each meeting, if possible. In the notes field, please let us know why you are interested in 3D printing. Registration required.
ASL Storytime and Conversations
Date: Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Stories and songs with sign language
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, August 02, 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, August 02, 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, August 02, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 02, 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.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, August 03, 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!
Playdate (family)
Date: Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our "extra special" toys and activities.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 03, 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, August 03, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Read bestselling novels and join the discussion.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 03, 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, August 04, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Root Beer Float Day (family)
Date: Friday, August 04, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for a root beer float and de-stress from back-to-school preparations.
Impossible Magic with Reed & Ashton Masterson
Date: Friday, August 04, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Called “The Magic Duo of the 21st Century,” Reed and Ashton Masterson perform an award-winning illusion show. Their fast and edgy magic show incorporates dangerous stunts, escapes, comedy and shocking stage illusions like you’ve never seen before. Once you see them, you’ll understand why audiences across the country describe their show by one word…”Impossible!”
Look Up to the Stars
Date: Saturday, August 05, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join us for this family-friendly presentation by Kevin Manning, astronomer and NASA Consultant. Learn more about the beauty and harmony of the universe and the All American Total Solar Eclipse. Following the presentation, observe the rings of Saturn, moon craters and other celestial inspirations through a powerful hand-crafted telescope (weather permitting)
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, August 06, 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, August 07, 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.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, August 07, 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.
The Benefits of Using Essential Oils
Date: Monday, August 07, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Ever wondered how essential oils could benefit your health and well-being? This is your chance to find out! Join us to learn more about a vast array of essential oils and how best to use them. Registration required.
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 07, 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, August 08, 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.
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Summer of the Sun (all ages)
Date: Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Christa Speights, director of the Haile Planetarium at NKU helps participants prepare for the solar eclipse. Learn about the sun, make a pinhole projector, and weather permitting, view sunspots. This event is so bright, you’ll need shades
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, August 08, 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.
Chapter and Verse (Book Group)
Date: Tuesday, August 08, 2017
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!
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 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, August 09, 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, August 09, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Out of this World! Preparing for the Eclipse
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: Join astronomer Dean Regas from the Cincinnati Observatory as he helps us understand the solar eclipse phenomenon. Learn safe viewing procedures and more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 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.
Life Size Clue (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Play your favorite detective game - on a much grander scale!
Thrillers and Chillers
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Like to read suspense, mystery, and true crime? Join us! This group meets on the second Thursday of each month.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Walton Community Park, Shelter #2
Date: Thursday, August 10, 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, August 10, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 10, 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.
Teen Book Club (M/H)
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: For the summer -- read teen books and discuss them with your peers. This month's book is: Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 10, 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.
Card Making
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register.