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Labor Day Closing

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: September 1

All locations of Boone County Public Library will close in observance of Labor Day on September 1. We will re-open on September 2.

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Show Us Your Card

Where: Participating Businesses
When: From Sep. 1 to Sep. 30

Each year Boone and Grant County Public Libraries partner with local retailers to reward library card holders. Simply show your card to participating businesses and receive free or discounted goods and services. Don't have a card? There's no better time to get one.

DIY Face Soap

Where: Main Library
When: September 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Carisa from Seventh Street Gifts gives you access to high quality flower absolutes, oils, and butters for making "Dove-like" face soap. Melt and pour your own bar to tak home. Ages 15+.

Register for DIY Face Soap.

Image (CC) by Seventh Street Gifts.

Young at Art

Where: Various
When: Various

Are you a senior with an artistic side? Starting in September, BCPL will offer free painting classes for older adults that will get your creative juices flowing. The classes are made possible with an Arts Access Assistance Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council.

Register for Young at Art classes.

Benjamin Thomas Jazz Trio

Where: Scheben Branch
When: September 12 at 7 p.m.

Sit back and relax with the smooth sounds of this talented trio of musicians.

No registration for Benjamin Thomas Jazz Trio.

Image (C) by Benjamin Thomas.

Living in the Heart of Now

Where: Florence Branch
When: September 16 at 7 p.m.

Learning to live more mindfully and deeply in the present moment is a practice that is open to everyone. Mary Ellen Moore, of Synergy Holistic Health Center, will show you how to get in touch with this deeper dimension of being.

Register for Living in the Heart of Now.

Images (C) by Synergy Holistic Health Center.

Hoxworth Blood Drive

Where: Main Library
When: September 15 from 1 to 7 p.m.

Did you know that every blood donation can save up to three lives? It doesn't cost a cent to donate, but the gift is priceless to the recipient.

Register for Hoxworth Blood Drive.

Universal Class

Where: Anywhere
When: Anytime

Have you taken advantage of the Library's subscription to Universal Class yet? Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience with streaming videos, instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience. Simply follow our link to Universal Class, create an account, and continue 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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