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Summer Reading Begins!

Summer Reading

Where: Boone County
When: From June 1 to July 31

Register today or start logging if you've already registered!

Boone County Summer Reading is a collaboration between Boone County Public Library, Boone County Schools, and Walton Verona Schools to promote literacy. For more information about program details check our Summer Reading brochure and watch our Video!

We offer three programs: 1) Preschool Program (birth to four years), 2) Youth Program (Kindergarten to 12th Grade), and 3) Adult Program. Join the one for you and start logging today!

Concerts @ the Park

Image (c) The Motown Sound of Touch - June 23

Where: Boone Woods Park
When: Saturdays in June at 7 p.m.

Enjoy great music during the month of June!

  • The Motown Sounds of Touch - June 23
  • Swingtime - June 30
  • Vernon McIntyre's Applachian Grass - June 16
  • London Street Band - June 7

Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks co-sponsor Concerts @ the Park.

In case of rain, outdoor concerts will move to Main Library. Bad weather after 5 p.m. may not allow enough time to move the concert indoors. Call the Rain-Out Hotline at 859-334-2283 for weather updates.

More Than Big Bones

12,000 Years of Human Life at Big Bone

Where: Scheben Branch
When: June 28 at 7 p.m.

Archaeologist Jeannine Kreinbrink will explore the history of Big Bone Lick State Historic Site. Humans arrived in the Big Bone Valley as early as 12,000 years ago. Learn about the Native Americans who lived and visited the area from Paleo to historic times.

Bring your Native American artifacts as archaeologists will be present to identify them before and after the program.

Sponsored by Friends of Big Bone.

Big Bone

Meditation in Nature

Meditation in Nature
Image (c) Zak Morgan

Where: Florence Branch
When: July 10 at 6:30 p.m.

A Secret Spot in Nature is a place that you choose very close to where you live that you can visit regularly to meditate and renew your relationship to nature.

Join Dee Wright as she discusses her own Secret Spot practice and gives tips on how to establish your own.

Please register for Meditation in Nature.

Scheben Branch - Automated Controls Upgrade and Chiller Replacement

Boone County Public Library (BCPL) seeks competitive bids for mechanical replacements to the Scheben Branch. You may review the scope of work and obtain bidding documents by contacting BCPL Facilities Manager Jeff West ( or 859-292-3381).

Bids are due to the Boone County Public Library – Main Library in Burlington, Kentucky #&64; 1786 Burlington Pike on Thursday, July 19, by 2:00 PM local time in the 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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