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Staff Development Day Closing

On Wednesday, October 4, all locations of Boone County Public Library will be closed until 1 p.m. for Staff Develpment Day.

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss

Sponsored by Duke Energy

Where: Main Library
When: From October 1 to January 7

Join us as we explore newly discovered life-forms, thermal vents, shipwrecks, and close-up views from deep-sea research submersibles. Extreme Deep introduces us to the critical role that biology, chemistry, geology, history, exploration, and technology play in understanding our world and its future.

This 4,000 sq-ft exhibit is recommended for ages nine and up. It includes three interactive elements, standing exhibits, and multiple video stations.

Teacher packets are available, and, as always, we welcome class visits. Contact Micha O'Connor at 342-2665 x8142 to schedule a visit.


Surviving the Storm

A Firsthand Account of Hurricane Katrina

Cara Owsley

Image (c) Cara Owsley

Where: Main Library
When: September 27 at 7 p.m.

Considered the costliest natural disaster and one of the five deadliest hurricanes in US history, Hurricane Katrina impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. Cara Owsley, a photojournalist for Cincinnati Enquirer who moved to the Cincinnati area after the storm, will tell her story of being in New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina.

Concert at the Library: Impromptu Horn Quartet

Where: Main Library
When: September 29 at 7 p.m.

Hear a mixture of classical, folk, and jazz from this horn ensemble.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Presents: The Last Firefly

Where: Main Library
When: September 30 at 10 a.m.

The Last Firefly is the story of Boom, son of Thunder, as he sets out on an epic search for his father and discovers his true self and the strength within him that always existed.

Concert in the Library: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

CSO in your Neighborhood

Image (c) Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Where: Main Library
When: October 3 at 7 p.m.

CSO in your neighborhood! Meet the musicians and enjoy the musical stylings of the Cincinnati Symphony's string quartet.

RBDigital (OneClickDigital and Zinio)

OneClickDigital (audiobooks) and Zinio (magazines) are merging into RBDigtal. To access on your computer:

  1. Register on the RBDigital site.
  2. Stay on the RBDigital page to listen to audiobooks.
  3. Go to Zinio's site to read magazines.

Already registered? Download the RBDigital App and listen to audiobooks or read magazines in one place!

RBDigital graphic

OneClickDigital audiobooks include: the Dr. Who radio collection, titles by Robyn Carr, Diana Gabaldon, and many others.

Zinio magazines include: Reader's Digest, Country Living, Men's Health, American Girl, and many more.

Lents Branch Relocation Project

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Boone County Public Library is requesting bids for new library construction in Hebron. For more information about the bidding process, please reference the following documentation: 1) the scope of work; 2) the architect's documentation; and, 3) the project addendum.

Bids are due to Boone County Public Library on Thursday, October 12, by 2:00 PM local time. Please deliver bids to Meeting Room B of the Main Library in Burlington, Kentucky, at 1786 Burlington Pike.

For more information regarding the branch relocation project in Hebron, check our blog post and FAQ.

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