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Two Weeks of Events

Book Sale
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Book sale
Discover Earth: Family Nature Day @ Boone Woods Park
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Boone County Public Library
Description: Get outdoors and explore our backyard through hands-on activities for all ages. Discover what life lurks in the water of our creek beds, examine local fossils and wildlife, and find natural treasures hidden in our local parks. Boone County Public Library and Boone County Parks are partnering with local environmental organizations, such as Thomas More Biology Field Station and Leave No Trace, as well as the Boone County Community Early Childhood Council to provide a fun and educational event for preschoolers through adults. Enter to win giveaways and enjoy free hot dogs and drinks. Location is Boone Woods Park in Burlington.
Concert at the Park: Florence Community Band
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Off-Site
Description: Concert at Boone Woods Park, 7 p.m. 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington.
You'll hear a variety of music ranging from traditional marches to jazz from this band composed of your friends and neighbors.
Book Sale
Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Book sale
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, July 31, 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, August 01, 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.
EXPERIENCE Tai Chi
Date: Monday, August 01, 2016
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Northern Kentucky Shaolin-do will demonstrate this form of meditation in motion' which promotes serenity and inner peace. Tai Chi is good for any age! $5 fee per class.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, August 01, 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, August 01, 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!
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 01, 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.
What to Know when Designing your Dream Home
Date: Monday, August 01, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Want advice on designing your dream home? Receive tips on how to customize the layout, shape and style of your dream home to fit your needs from Donald Wulfinghoff who is a pioneer in exploring the synergy among energy efficiency, comfort, indoor health, structural strength, and fire safety as components of the quality of homes and human wellbeing. Wulfinghoff wrote “Super House” and “Energy Efficiency Manual” and taught the first courses on energy efficiency at the George Washington University.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play -- Everyone welcome!
Young Boone County Meeting (H)
Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Hang out with other teens and help plan events that give back to your community.
Hooked on Science Presents Science Olympics (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Use a wind tube, air cannon and more as you learn to be a science athlete.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 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, August 03, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 03, 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.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, August 04, 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!
Bridge
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 04, 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.
Pokemon Go Safari
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gotta catch 'em all! Join us as we explore the Boone County Parks in search of Pokemon. Bring your device and be ready to walk! Don't know how to play? Download the app before you come and we'll show you! We will meet:

8/4/16 at the Central Park and Arboretum at the head of the Dogwood Trail

8/11/16 at Boone Woods Park next to the playground

8/18/16 at England/Idlewild Park at the head of the walking/biking trail

8/25/16 at Walton Community Park next to the volleyball court

Registration is encouraged.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 04, 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.
Cincinnati Museum Center Presents Forensic Science (M/H)
Date: Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: 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.
Mahjong for Everyone
Date: Friday, August 05, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Root Beer Float Day (all ages)
Date: Friday, August 05, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for a root beer float and destress from back-to-school preparations.
Children & Teen Book Sale
Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Used books, movies, and more for children and teens at greatly reduced prices.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, August 07, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Concert @ the Library: Paul James & Friends
Date: Sunday, August 07, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Paul James & Friends play a variety of bluegrass, both new and old, with a little bit of bluegrass gospel thrown in. Paul was born and raised in Corinth, KY, and has been playing music since he was 4 years old, including performances at the World Equestrian Games, the Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival, and the Appalachian Festival.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 08, 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.
Art for All!
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "The 4 Seasons" 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.
Newport Aquarium Presents Shark Tank (all ages)
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: See live sharks up close and personal in the Aquarium's traveling shark tank.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, August 08, 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.
Hook & Needle: Amigurumi Minion part A
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: ADVANCED CLASS - We're making our own little yellow friends! This is a two-session class for advanced crocheters. Sign up for one Part A and one Part B. Please pick up supplies list at Main Library or contact Katie at kwidener@bcpl.org. Registration required.
Art for All!
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "The 4 Seasons" 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.
Microsoft Word-II
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn some of the more advanced things you can do with Word, such as creating a resume, a flyer, and more! Prerequisite for this class is MS Word-I or a working knowledge of MS Word.
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 08, 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.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play -- Everyone welcome!
Strategic Gaming Club (grade K-12)
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join us for a battle of the wits! Test your skills against other players with a variety of card and board games. All skill levels are welcome.
Essential Oils
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Carisa from Seventh Street Gifts returns to discuss some basic definitions, classifications and uses for essential oils. After the lecture, apply hands on techniques, age old recipes and your nose to blend and create your very own pure essential oil inhaler. $5 per person, ages 14 and up. Please register.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, August 09, 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.
Set the Record for the World's Largest Storytime
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: For The Cincinnati Enquirer's 175th Birthday, BCPL and other area libraries are providing activities and initiatives to combat child poverty and strengthen literacy. The library systems in Greater Cincinnati are teaming up with the Enquirer and United Way to set a Guinness world record for the world's largest storytime. In addition, residents are encouraged to volunteer and donate books. Stop by the Main Library for a story, to donate, and be counted as a participant! No registration needed.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 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, August 10, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 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.
Lego Mania (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and Duplos.
Thrillers and Chillers
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Like to read suspense, mystery, and true crime? Join us! This group meets on the second Thursday of each month.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Conservancy Park, Belleview Shelter
Date: Thursday, August 11, 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!
Bridge
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 11, 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.
Pokemon Go Safari
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gotta catch 'em all! Join us as we explore the Boone County Parks in search of Pokemon. Bring your device and be ready to walk! We will meet:

8/4/16 at the Central Park and Arboretum at the head of the Dogwood Trail

8/11/16 at Boone Woods Park next to the playground

8/18/16 at England/Idlewild Park at the head of the walking/biking trail

8/25/16 at Walton Community Park next to the volleyball court

Registration is encouraged.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 11, 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.
Mahjong for Everyone
Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Honey Hill Farm Petting Zoo (all ages)
Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Pet and feed goats, ducks, shetland ponies and more!