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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, August 27, 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 27, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 27, 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.
Medicare Simplified
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn about the different Medicare options that are available including Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and the positive and negative of each plan. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 27, 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.
Drawing Superheroes (grades 3-5)
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cindy Mendell from Children's Art Academy will show you how to create your own comics and superheroes. Registration required.
Friends of Big Boone Series: John Hunt Morgan, Rebel Raider
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join Dr. James A. Ramage, author or Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan, as he describes Morgan and his raiders. Discover intriguing facts about the Confederate General who was revered in the South and feared in the North. Hear about Morgan’s Raiders and their infamous raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, and about Morgan’s capture and daring escape. Learn about the places he visited as he traveled through Boone County, and how he received aid from Southern sympathizers here as he made his way back to the South. Dr. Ramage will have books available to be purchased and signed.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, August 28, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, August 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Coupon Cutters
Date: Sunday, August 30, 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.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 31, 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.
Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
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 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
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.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, August 31, 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.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
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, August 31, 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.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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+)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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 to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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.
Cincinnati Museum Center Presents Arches, Bridges & Construction ( (grades 3-5)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Work in teams to build arches, a suspension bridge and a truss bridge you can actually crawl across. Registration required.
The Hangout (grades 4-7)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: Games, snacks & more!
Kids Create! (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories and messy art!
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, September 02, 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, September 02, 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.
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, September 03, 2015
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 to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Thursday, September 03, 2015
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 03, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, September 03, 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.
Bookworms (3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, September 03, 2015
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 03, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: ABC's of Parenting Class with the Family Nurturing Center and Walton Verona Elementary School. To register, please call Jessica Iles at 485-4432, ext.1610.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, September 03, 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.
Middle School Writers Group (M)
Date: Thursday, September 03, 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.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, September 04, 2015
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, September 04, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, September 04, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, September 04, 2015
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 to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, September 04, 2015
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.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, September 04, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Family Time (ages birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, September 05, 2015
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
Coupon Cutters
Date: Sunday, September 06, 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.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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+)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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 to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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 08, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben Branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot. Registration required.
Art Club: Still Life Sketches (grades K-2)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Do you love painting, drawing, and all things art? Check out what we’re doing on the second Tuesday of every month! This time -- Still Life Sketches. Registration Encouraged.
Kids Create! (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories and messy art!
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 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.
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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.
Get to Know Your iPad
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Are you a new iPad user or do you wish to do more with the iPad you’ve had sitting on the table? Join us for this introductory class to learn more about searching for and installing apps, working with photos and other cool tricks.
TIny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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 09, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more.
Young@Heart Book Group
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 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!
Brigance Training
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Brigance Training
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 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, September 09, 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, September 09, 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.