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Closed for Memorial Day

All locations of Boone County Public Library will close for Memorial Day on May 28. Book drops will also be closed. We will reopen on May 29 at 9 a.m. Have a safe holiday!

Summer Reading Kickoff!

Summer Reading

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: May 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Register for Summer Reading and enjoy carnival games, interactive inflatables, and a free Shiver Frozen Pop.

Summer Reading begins June 1. Check our Summer Reading brochure for more information and watch our Video!

Refugee Speaker: Ishwar Thapa

Where: Main Library
When: June 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Hear the first-hand narrative of Ishwar Thapa, who escaped his native Bhutan after being persecuted and receiving death threats. Ishwar fled to Nepal where he lived as a refugee for 23 years.

In 2016 Ishwar and his family were granted refugee status by the United States. Resettled by Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio, the Thapa family is connected with the Nepalese community in the greater Cincinnati Area. Currently working and taking care of his family, Ishwar is happy to have the freedom and opportunity to pursue his dreams in this country.

Come early (5 to 6:30 p.m.) and try the Library's virtual reality equipment to explore Bhutan and learn about the refugee experience before the presentation.

Ishwar Thapa
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Full STEAM Ahead (Grades 3-5)

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Where: Main Library
When: Wednesdays, June 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 4 p.m.

Have fun each week with wacky science experiments!

  • Week 1 - Chemical Reactions
  • Week 2 - Engineering
  • Week 3 - Water Science
  • Week 4 - Body Science

Discover the Living Tradition of Quilting

Patricia Brennan

Where: Main Library
When: June 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Quilter Patricia Brennan of Fort Thomas will discuss her quilting practice, including her artistic decisions and values such as resourcefulness, inventiveness and building symbolic meaning into each quilt. Brennan will talk about how she learned this community-based art form and how she continues to share it with new quilters of all ages.

Women in the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame

Where: Main Library
When: June 9 at 11 a.m.

Since 1996 the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame has honored achievers in aviation and aerospace from the Commonwealth. Among these are a group of women who have excelled as pilots, engineers, and administrators. Women in the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame share their stories.

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Digital Literacy for Job Seekers

Digital Literacy for Jobs
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Where: Florence Branch
When: June 9 at 1 p.m.

Need help applying for jobs online? Learn how to create and use an email account, access Focus Career and create a resume, upload and download attachments, and more. Presented by the Kentucky Career Center in Florence, this class includes hands-on practice and 1-on-1 help.

Please register.

Lents Branch Relocation Project

For more information regarding the branch relocation project in Hebron, check our blog post and FAQ.

Check the latest aerial footage of the construction process!

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