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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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 (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton 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 to 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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 Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Cincinnati Museum Center Presents Taxonomic Detectives (grades 3-5)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Inspect real animal skulls, teeth and bones to determine the animal's identity. Registration required.
Kids Create! (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories and messy art!
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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.
Continuing Watercolor
Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Discover the joy and beauty of watercolor painting! This 4-week class, taught by Winnie Bowling, is open to students of all levels - beginning, intermediate and advanced - as well as both new and old students. $15 total fee for all classes. Please register.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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 Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
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 playtime.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.

Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic (Grades 3-5)
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Explore the fate of this famous shipwreck and try to create your own unsinkable ship. Watch out for icebergs! Registration required.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Are you working on your Spanish skills? This group is for those studying Spanish as well as people passionate about the language. Weekly discussion topics will include current events, culture and language skills. All skills levels are welcome!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
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 to 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
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, July 02, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 4-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. Pease register.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Karen Landrum, RYT, 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.
Read with a Teen
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Build your child's reading skills with the help of a teen role model.
Middle School Writers Group (M)
Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
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, July 03, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
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 Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
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.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Concert @ the Library: Polished Brass
Date: Friday, July 03, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Enjoy "The Music of Our Nation" as performed by the Polished Brass Quintet.
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
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 playtime.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
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.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
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 at 334-2117.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
Time: 6:30 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.
Yoga
Date: Monday, July 06, 2015
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy a relaxing class that explores Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques and meditation. The class will be challenging enough to build and tone muscle as well as increase stamina. You'll leave feeling peaceful and revitalized. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Family Storytime (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
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 (ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton 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 to 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
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 Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
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.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
TAG (H)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
MAC: Middle School Advisory Committee (M)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Kids Create! (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories and messy art!
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
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.
Storytime in the Children’s Garden (ages 2-5)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy stories and a craft in the Arboretum's Children's Garden located at 9190 Camp Ernst Road. Bring a blanket!
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
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 playtime.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.

Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Young@Heart Book Group
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: This is a book discussion group aimed at showcasing some of the best books that our young adult collection has to offer. Each month features a book from genres such as science fiction, dystopian/post apocolyptic, romance, historical, and realistic. This group meets at Barnes and Noble off of Mall Road in Florence, Kentucky. Open to those who love Young Adult novels, young or old!
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime with adjustments for sensory sensitivity and special needs. Registration encouraged.
Yu-gi-oh (grades 4-10)
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: The duel is on! Play Yu-gi-oh with other local players. Bring your own deck. No trading, English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Are you working on your Spanish skills? This group is for those studying Spanish as well as people passionate about the language. Weekly discussion topics will include current events, culture and language skills. All skills levels are welcome!
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Storytime in the Park (ages 2-5) Central Park, Shelter #1
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Bookworms Story Time (ages 3 1/2 to 5+)
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
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 to 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
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, July 09, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: This 4-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. Pease register.
Bookworms (ages 3.5 to 5+ years)
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Coffee With a DIrector
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Description coming
Yoga
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This class is suitable for all levels! Join Karen Landrum, RYT, 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.
Read with a Teen
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Build your child's reading skills with the help of a teen role model.
Explore Artisan Ice Cream
Date: Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Colonel Don Lambert of the Colonel’s Creamery at the Friendly Market, winner of four national awards in the past 1 1/2 years. Taste Dutch Chocolate and Signature Vanilla. Please register.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
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, July 10, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2.5 years)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
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 Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
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.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Hi, Fly Guy! (grades K-2)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Fly into the library for trivia and games about this unlikely hero. Registration encouraged.
Squallis Puppets Presents "Rage-o-Saurus" (all ages)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: This puppet show features a baby t-rex and pterodactyl that struggle with friendship, lava and tempers. Get ready to be a part of the show.
Soap Making Camp
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Carisa from Seventh St. Gifts will show you how to make real soap the
old-fashioned way! Take home a high quality bar of what you worked so hard to make. Lunch is provided, too! $14 fee. Please register. Payment of cash or check is required to secure registration.
Family Time (ages birth to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
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
Concert at the Park: Blue Chip City Big Band
Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Blue Chip City
Big Band
Saturday, July 11, 7 p.m.
Boone Woods Park
This group is sure to get you jazzed up and with hits of the 1940s and beyond.
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
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 playtime.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
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.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
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 at 334-2117.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 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.
Snakes, Snakes, Snakes! (grades 3-5)
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Will you give a little shiver when they slither? Join Marc Frevola, former President of the Greater Cincinnati Herpetological Society, in a hands-on exploration of these amazing reptiles! Registration required.
Hush Little Babies
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Share a special time of play with your little one, followed by a story and song to prepare them for sweet dreams. Birth to 18 months.
Coffee with a Director
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Description Coming
LinkedIn for Professionals
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Are you looking to improve business relations and connections, or searching for a job? Join Success Transformation Coach Larry Watson for an information-packed 90 minutes to help you set up and ramp up your presence on LinkedIn. Please Register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy a relaxing class that explores Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques and meditation. The class will be challenging enough to build and tone muscle as well as increase stamina. You'll leave feeling peaceful and revitalized. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.