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Holocaust Survivor Conrad Weiner

Where: Main Library
When: April 23 at 7 p.m.

Conrad Weiner is committed to educating the community about the Holocaust. He shares his stories at schools, organizations, and other venues throughout Greater Cincinnati.

No registration for Conrad Weiner.

Image (C) by Conrad Weiner.

Customer Appreciation Days

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: April 13 to 19

National Library Week is our opportunity to show that we appreciate you. Visit your favorite BCPL location during Customer Appreciation Days for refreshments and a free keychain to hold your library card.

  • Sunday, April 13: Scheben Branch
  • Monday, April 14: Florence Branch
  • Tuesday, April 15: Lents Branch
  • Wednesday, April 16: Main Library
  • Thursday, April 17: Chapin Memorial Library
  • Saturday, April 19: Walton Branch

Explore India

Where: Main Library
When: April 19 at 2 p.m.

Visit India without leaving Boone County. With song, dance, hand-language, and a wealth of visual aids, the Cultural Centre of India will explore the history, religion, and language of India.

No registration for Explore India.

Image (CC) by Ken Wieland.

Easter Closing

Where: All Locations
When: April 20

All Library locations will close in observance of the Easter holiday.

Image (CC) by Wikimedia.

Celebrate Earth Day

Where: Main Library &#amp; Florence Branch
When: April 22

  • At Main Library from 10 a.m. to Noon
  • At Florence Branch from 2 to 4 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day with us. Get a free vegetable gardening kit (while supplies last) and horticultural information from the Boone County Cooperative Extension. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.

No registration for Celebrate Earth Day.

Image (CC) by John McConnell.

Used Book Sale

Where: Main Library
When: April 25 to 27

  • April 25 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Choose from hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, videos, reference material, and more - all at greatly reduced prices. On Sunday, all items are sold by the bag

Image (CC) by C. G. P. Grey.

Experience the Harp

Where: Main Library
When: April 27 at 2 p.m.

Enjoy the sounds of harpist Elizabeth Motter while learning about the instrument and the styles of music.

No registration for Experience the Harp.

Image (CC) by Mtorrite.

Find Your Hero

Where: BCPL
When: Month of April

Take a hero's journey through the Library's graphic novel and comic book collection this month. Did you know comic books aid in learning? According to one study, "Even before children are ready to read text, comic books can give them practice in understanding material printed on a page..."

Also, pick-up a limited edition, Tales superhero pin at a Boone County Public Library location near you!

Learn a Language with Mango

Where: Anywhere
When: Anytime

Have you always wanted to learn another language but didn't know where to begin? Try Mango. Mango is a free language learning system that you can access online, anywhere. All you need is a Boone County Public Library card. Go to to begin learning.

2014 Reading Challenge

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: All of 2014

Rediscover the magic of reading in our first ever Reading Challenge! To participate, download the reading log bookmark, read or listen to a book from each month's genre, and keep track on your log. Return your completed log to any Library location by December 31, 2014, and be entered in a drawing to win a new tablet! We will announce the winner of the drawing on January 7, 2015.

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