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13th Annual Boone County Early Childhood Fair

Children Reading

Where: Main Library
When: February 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bring your child, ages birth to five, to the Early Childhood Fair at Main Library! Over 40 vendors will be available to help you better understand your child's development and how to make the most of this early period. Your child will enjoy seeing Tales the Library Dragon, Pete the Cat, and live animals from the Cincinnati Zoo! Check the February issue of Discover BCPL for more detail.

Fun and Free Activities!

  • Door prizes
  • Pete the Cat
  • Tales the Library Dragon
  • Live animals from the Cincinnati Zoo (10-11 a.m.)
  • Dale the Balloon Twister (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • Make and Take activities to do with your child at home.
  • Specially designed preschool play area

Co-sponsored by Boone County Community Early Childhood Council, Boone County Public Library, and Succes by 6 Boone County.

Concert at the Library: Hickory Robot

Where: Main Library
When: January 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Hickory Robot is considered one of the tri-state's preeminent Americana bands, and their performances are always fun. Band members are known to swap instruments with each other as they weave the threads of bluegrass, folk, Celtic, country, jazz, and rock into a single tapestry.

Hickory Robot
Image (c) Hickory Robot

Laughter Yoga

Where: Scheben Branch
When: January 24 at 6:30 p.m.

This mind-body exercise counteracts the negative effects of stress and can have a positive effect on health and well-being. Jokes or a sense of humor are not needed to receive benefits from laughter. Join us for laughter exercises, deep breathing, stretching, and playfulness.

Please bring a yoga or other type mat. Registration requested.

Downsizing and Getting Resettled

Where: Main Library
When: January 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Are you overwhelmed by the thought of getting rid of stuff? Perhaps you want to eliminate clutter or are ready to make the transition to a smaller home or retirement community.

Amy Wright, owner of re-Settled Life, will offer some tips and tricks for downsizing.

Image (cc) Good Free Photos

Boone County Public Library Trustee Recruitment

The Boone County Public Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications for board positions that begin in July 2017. The Library is seeking to identify dedicated individuals who have a passion for libraries and the ability to effectively advocate for them.

This is a volunteer position. If you have an interest in serving on the Library Board then please complete and return the application by February 15. The application can be emailed to the Director (, dropped-off at Main Library (Board Member Search c/o Carrie Herrmann, Director), or mailed to:

Board Member Search
c/o Carrie Herrmann
Boone County Public Library
1786 Burlington Pike
Burlington, KY 41005

After completing an application, interested individuals will need to attend an informational session on Monday, February 6 at 4:00 p.m. at the Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, in Burlington.

Lents Branch Relocation Project

For more information regarding the Lents Branch relocation project in Hebron, take a look at our blog post and our FAQ.

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