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Summer Reading

Where: Boone County Public Library
When: May 9 to August 28

Readers, start your engines! Summer Reading has begun. Want to know more?

Ready to begin?

Yarn Bomb

Where: Main Library
When: June 1 and 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Participate in our annual yarn bombing event! Come and learn the basics, or pick-up this year's patterns and supplies. Bring your own size I hook to make squares for this year's additions to the display.

No registration for Hook and Needle: Yarn Bomb the Library.

Basic Self Defense

Where: Scheben Branch
When: June 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Shawnie Haskell of NKY Self Defense shows you easy methods for defending yourself with little or no strength against attackers. Participants will receive and hour and a half of training and a personal safety gift. All skills welcome. Ages 13 and up. $5 fee.

Register for Basic Self Defense.

Image (C) by Shawnie Haskell.

Music Recording

Where: Main Library
When: June 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to make high quality recordings in your own home. Today's recording technology and computers bring power that rivals big studios at a fraction of the cost.

Register for Music Recording Workshop.

Image (CC) by Buster Benson.

Cemetery Walk

Where: Old Burlington Cemetery
When: June 8 at 7 p.m.

Explore the Old Burlington Cemetery and listen to stories of those who influenced Boone County in the 1800s. Discover what gravestone symbols can tell you about Burlington's secret societies.

Old Burlington Cemetery is located at 5825 Bullitsville Road.

Register for Old Burlington Cemetery Walk.

Image (C) by Boone County Public Library.

Summer Concert Series

Where: Boone Woods Park or Central Park
When: This Summer

Get the schedule of this year's Summer Concert series and plan to enjoy great music outdoors. As always, call the parks weather hotline at 334-2283 if bad weather is on the horizon. The rain site is Main Library, but if rain begins after 5 p.m. there may not be enough time to move a concert.

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