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Two Weeks of Events

Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Off-Site
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Bookworms (3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Bookworms (3 1/2 - 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
ABC's Of Parenting
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: ABC's of Parenting Class with the Family Nurturing Center and Walton Verona Elementary School. Session is full.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Terri Doll-Butler, for this basic/beginner yoga practice that offers a holistic approach to maintaining a healthy weight with increased flexibility, more stamina & lean muscle! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights to improve lean muscle tone (weights are optional). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Stories with Art (3 - 6 years old)
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and adults will tickle their senses as they explore colors, shapes, and textures with stories, paint and other mediums. Artists should dress for the mess.
Throwback Thursday (M/H)
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Play “old school” video games and board games, make origami fortune tellers, friendship bracelets, and more!
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Mahjong for Everyone
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Fall Festival (family)
Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Take a hayride around town, and enjoy s'mores by the fire.
Boone County Public Library
Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: River Valley Wood Carvers Annual Show
Oktoberfest
Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Bring the entire family to celebrate our region’s rich German heritage! Listen to polka music by Polkin Fun. Enjoy free pretzels from Servatii’s and drinks in our Root Beer Garden. View masterpieces created by local wood carvers and see talented craftspeople at work as the River Valley Wood Carvers host their annual show. The Piecemakers Quilting Group will display locally made quilts as well as other handmade items. There will be crafts for children throughout the afternoon and a special German-themed storytime at 1 p.m. There is something for everyone at the Scheben Oktoberfest!
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, October 02, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
EXPERIENCE Tai Chi
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Tai Chi
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows.Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for
the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.
Microsoft Word-I
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Find out all the basic information about using Word 2013. Learn about the ribbons, current business letter format, and lots of tips and tricks!
Florence Ghost Walk (M/H)
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Hear stories of tragic accidents and gruesome details that ruined the lives of those who are buried in the Florence Cemetery. Registration and permission slip (Tour Waiver Form, below) required. Meet at the Florence Cemetery. Parents may drop off or wait in adjacent parking lot.
Yoga
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for
the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 years to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play -- Everyone welcome!
Cincinnati Art Museum presents Art of Cincinnati
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Celebrate Cincinnati’s rich cultural heritage with this presentation of art from Cincinnati, including works by artists such as John Henry Twachtman, Frank Duveneck, Edward Potthast, Robert Duncanson, Rookwood potters, and more! Presented by Cincinnati Art Museum. Feel free to bring a lunch to enjoy while learning about the Art of Cincinnati.
Stories With Art (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories with messy art!
Young Boone County Meeting (H)
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Meet with other teens and help plan events that give back to your community.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.
Baby Time (Birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Humor for Health and Happiness - at Florence Senior Center
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Laughter: it really is the best medicine. Cone join us to learn how laughter triggers positive physiological responses. Find ways to bring laughter into your life every day for a healthier, happier outlook!
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Cincinnati Museum Center Presents: Science of Crime
Analyze human skull replicas and other crime scene evidence to determine the identity of a missing person and speculate as to the cause of death. Registration required.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gaming, snacks, & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: For people studying Spanish as well as those passionate about the language. All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway community college.
German Language Class
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join experienced instructor Klaus Seidlitz for an introduction to conversational German. The class consists of one session per week for six consecutive weeks. Begins October 5, $5 fee. Please register.
Spotlight on Genealogy: DNA Testing
Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Can DNA testing help in my genealogical research? What type of test and which company should I choose? More and more researchers are using DNA testing to help expand their family tree. With the holidays approaching you may want to buy a kit for yourself or someone in your family. We will take a look at the different types of kits available, the companies that offer them and the varied costs. Please register.
Bookworms (3 1/2 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 3-week class starts on the first Thursday of each month and covers all the basics of how to use a computer and surf the Internet. Learn about the parts of a computer system, how to get online and get to websites, how to use search engines and perform keyword searching, and how to set up and use an email account. Please register.
Bookworms (3 1/2 - 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
ABC's Of Parenting
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: ABC's of Parenting Class with the Family Nurturing Center and Walton Verona Elementary School. Session is full.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Terri Doll-Butler, for this basic/beginner yoga practice that offers a holistic approach to maintaining a healthy weight with increased flexibility, more stamina & lean muscle! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights to improve lean muscle tone (weights are optional). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Stories with Art (3 - 6 years old)
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and adults will tickle their senses as they explore colors, shapes, and textures with stories, paint and other mediums. Artists should dress for the mess.
Beer Making at Home
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Interesting in homebrewing or just want to know more about beer? Learn about what beer actually is, the brewing process, a beer’s various ingredients, a typical brew day and more from a member of the Bloatarian Brewing League.
Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Mahjong for Everyone
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Madcap Puppets Presents Legend of Sleepy Hollow (family)
Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Pranks, ghost stories and headless horsemen - - enjoy this hilarious version of the classic tale.
LinkedIn 101
Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Optimize and expand your professional network through LinkedIn. Learn how to create and strengthen your LinkedIn presence and professional network while unlocking business opportunities from Brad Sturgill, a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and Boone County resident.
ACT Practice Exam (M/H)
Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Take a free practice exam so you know exactly what to expect on test day! Results will be emailed to you within two weeks. Please provide both a parent and student email. Bring a #2 pencil and a calculator. Space is limited; registration required.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
The Future of Solar Energy in Kentucky
Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn about off-grid living from Congressman Thomas Massie as he discusses his adventures of using solar energy on his Kentucky farm. Don and Dan Adams, who have built their own solar panels for many years and have presented at the Mother Earth News Fair, will also discuss their own explorations in solar energy use in the Northern Kentucky area. Regional solar companies and installers will be available to provide information and answer questions. Presented by the Kentucky Solar Energy Society, a chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, as part of the Annual Solar Tour Initiative.

Rummikub
Date: Sunday, October 09, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Elements Create It Studio Present: Holiday Canvas Painting (all ages)
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Create a seasonal masterpiece just in time for Halloween! Registration encouraged.
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Art for All!
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "Lamp Light" under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows.Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for
the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.
Art for All!
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "Lamp Light" under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for
the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.
LinkedIn 101
Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Optimize and expand your professional network through LinkedIn. Learn how to create and strengthen your LinkedIn presence and professional network while unlocking business opportunities from Brad Sturgill, a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and Boone County resident.
Toddler Tales (2 1/2 years to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play -- Everyone welcome!
Read With a Teen (grades 1-3)
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call the Scheben Branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot. Registration encouraged.
Stories With Art (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories with messy art!
Make Your Own Layered Leaf Bowl
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Join Monalisa Miller from Mudlark Pottery and create your own unique ceramic bowl. Bowls will be fired after the program for pickup at a later date. $20 materials fee, ages 13 and up. Please register.
Baby Time (Birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs, and playtime.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtim
Toddler Tales (2 1/1 to 3 1/2 years old)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes, and activities.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gaming, snacks, & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: For people studying Spanish as well as those passionate about the language. All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway community college.
German Language Class
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join experienced instructor Klaus Seidlitz for an introduction to conversational German. The class consists of one session per week for six consecutive weeks. Begins October 5, $5 fee. Please register.
DramaRama (Grades 3-5)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Show off your acting skills while playing fun drama games! No experience required!
Bilingual Storytime, Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingues (2-5+ years)
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Stop by for a special bilingual storytime where children and their grown ups will hear stories, rhymes,and songs in both Spanish and English.