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Science in Play2GO

Where: Scheben Branch
When: From December 9, 2017 to March 4, 2018

FREE hands-on exhibit designed by Kentucky Science Center specifically for ages 8 and under. Download the Teachers Packet today and plan a group visit for this exhibit.

A whole new way to see play! Science in Play2GO makes science personal, fun, participatory, and relevant - empowering kids and adults to learn together, for life, and all through the power of PLAY!

  • Build Your World
  • Build Your Own Rollercoaster
  • Light Bright
  • Ball Fall
  • Shapes and Stuff Store
  • Science Depot

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Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss

Sponsored by Duke Energy

Where: Main Library
When: From October 1 to January 7

Join us as we explore newly discovered life-forms, thermal vents, shipwrecks, and close-up views from deep-sea research submersibles. Extreme Deep introduces us to the critical role that biology, chemistry, geology, history, exploration, and technology play in understanding our world and its future.

This 4,000 sq-ft exhibit is recommended for ages nine and up. It includes three interactive elements, standing exhibits, and multiple video stations.

Teacher packets are available, and, as always, we welcome class visits. Contact Micha O'Connor at 342-2665 x8142 to schedule a visit.


Suicide Prevention Training

Where: Florence Branch
When: November 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. Free training is taught by Larry McNabb, a member of the Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group. Inc.

Please register.

Christmas on Main

Where: Walton Branch
When: December 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Warm-up inside the Library after the Santa Claus parade. Enjoy the WVHS Select Choir while creating a fun family craft offered throughout the evening. Light refreshments will be served.

Christmas on Main

Image (c) City of Walton

Bid Request for an Outreach Van

Mango Languages

Boone County Public Library (BCPL) is requesting bids for an Outreach Van. You may review the scope of work and obtain bidding documents by contacting the BCPL Facilities Manager Timothy Fritz ( or 859-292-3381). Bids are due to the Boone County Public Library (Main Library at 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington, Kentucky) on Thursday, December 7, 2017, by 11:00 AM local time in the Staff Conference Room.

Lents Branch Relocation Project

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

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