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Two Weeks of Events

Adult Coloring
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 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.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 - 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 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.
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Stories With Art (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories with messy art!
4C Parent Café (padres)
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Comparta sus experiencias sobre la crianza de sus hijos, conozca sobre los recursos disponibles, encuentre soluciones a las situaciones que nos enfrentamos como padres y conozca nuevas amistades. Habrá refrigerio, café gratis y también habrá cuidado para niños. Necesita registrarse antes del evento.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 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.
Travel through Germany like a Local
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn travel tips and get cultural knowledge to have a fantastic trip through Germany from a travel agent and an exchange student. Learn what you need to know about various options for lodging and transportation, restaurant expectations, and general cultural differences. Learn about different regions in German, and fun things to do in different cities. Enjoy a great time seeing travel pictures, hearing a few stories, and asking questions.

Lia Sansoucy is a travel agent and former exchange student coordinator, and someday hopes to live in Germany. Her daughter Molly is a senior at Cooper High School and spent her junior year abroad in the eastern part of Germany.
Baby Time (ages birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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 (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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.
Real Men Read
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Real Men Read meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30 am. This group reads books that appeal to men and then share what they've read. Join us to discuss your latest good book!
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting in which adults learning English can improve their skills. All levels welcome.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 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.
Haunting of Bobby Mackey's Music World
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gatekeeper Paranormal, Official Paranormal Team of Bobby Mackey's Music World, will present what its investigation of Bobby Mackey's discovered. Audio and video evidence from several of the group's investigations will be shared. Demonstration of paranormal equipment. Gatekeeper Paranormal was founded in 2013 and has investigated many haunted locations around the world.
Chick Picks
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Women of all ages reading a mix of genres.
Bookworms (3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
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 (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, October 19, 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.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, October 19, 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.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 - 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 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.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence 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.
DIY: Juggling 101
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Learn some juggling techniques and create your own balls to take home.
Stories with Art (ages 3-6 years)
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and adults will tickle their senses as they explore colors, shapes, and textures with stories, paint and other mediums. Artists should dress for the mess.
Trivia Night
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you.
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, October 20, 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, October 20, 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, October 20, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, October 20, 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.
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, October 20, 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.
Mahjong
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
A Hogwarts Halloween (grades 3-8)
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Join other witches and wizards for some magical fun. Create wands, drop your name in the Goblet of Fire, buy candy at Honeydukes, and more wizarding fun. Costumes encouraged! Registration required.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, October 21, 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.
Dr. Insecta's Bug Lab
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Laugh, think, and squirm as you interact with some incredible insects!
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Lego Mania (family)
Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, October 23, 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.
Comfort Quilts for Kids
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Sew small quilts to comfort children during their stay at the Ronald McDonald House. Materials are provided, but you may bring a sewing machine. You are still welcome to volunteer even if you can't sew.
Toddler Tales (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
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.
Art for All!
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Paint "Black Cat, Full Moon" under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, October 23, 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.
Pokemon (grades K-12)
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gotta catch 'em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Monday 4 Mystery
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: If you love mysteries and suspense novels, Monday 4 Mystery is the discussion group for you.
German Language Class
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join Abby Carney for an introduction to conversational German. The class consists of one session per week for five consecutive weeks. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, October 23, 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, October 24, 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.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 - 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 10:30 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.
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Anime and Manga (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Stories With Art (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories with messy art!
Piecemakers Quilting Sit and Sew
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project--all day long!
Baby Time (ages birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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 (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
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.
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting in which adults learning English can improve their skills. All levels welcome.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Halloween Spooktacular (Family)
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Halloween fun for all ages - spooky stories and ghostly games. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 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.
Foster Care & Adoption Information Session
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn about the process to becoming a foster or adoptive parent. Informational session presented by DCCH Center for Children & Families (http://www.dcchcenter.org/).
Inside the Bricca Investigation
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Join Queen City Gothic author JT Townsend as he takes us behind the scenes of the 1966 Bricca family murder investigation. This riveting program includes sealed information from the case file now being made public a half century after the crime. Please register.
Bookworms (3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
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 (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, October 26, 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.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Bookworms (ages 3.5 - 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 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.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Learn ASL in 60 Days - Part I
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn American Sign Language (ASL) from Cynthia Long, a Nationally Certified ASL Interpreter and Founder of Sign Baby Sign. Through this five week series, you will learn the lessons from part one of the class "Learn ASL in 60 Days." Class meets on the last Thursday in October and Thursdays through November, not including Thanksgiving. $20 fee for 5 week class. Please register for the October 26 class to be registered for the series.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, October 26, 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.
Halloween Spooktacular (family)
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Halloween fun for all ages - spooky stories and ghostly games. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Stories with Art (ages 3-6 years)
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and adults will tickle their senses as they explore colors, shapes, and textures with stories, paint and other mediums. Artists should dress for the mess.
Friends of Big Bone: Frontier and Native American Weaponry
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Before and after the Revolutionary War, weaponry was necessary and highly valued by Americans and Native Americans alike. Learn how those in the frontier handled their weapons as the Sons of the American Revolution, the Simon Kenton Chapter, shows examples of the weaponry and give the history of each weapon.
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, October 27, 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, October 27, 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, October 27, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, October 27, 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.
Tiny Tots (ages 18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, October 27, 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.
Mahjong
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, October 27, 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 Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, October 28, 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.
Sharks! Presented by the Newport Aquarium WAVE Foundation
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: See live sharks up close and personal with the Aquarium's traveling shark tank.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Spooktacular
Date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Halloween fun for all ages - spooky stories and ghostly games. Don’t forget to wear your costume!
In the Loop
Date: Monday, October 30, 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.
Toddler Tales (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
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.
ELL Homework Help (grades K-12)
Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: English Language Learners can drop in on Mondays, when school is in session, to practice reading in English and receive general homework help.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, October 30, 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.
German Language Class
Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join Abby Carney for an introduction to conversational German. The class consists of one session per week for five consecutive weeks. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, October 30, 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.