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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Sharks! (ages 3-6)
Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Dive into the ocean! Enjoy shark crafts and snacks. Registration required.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: 6:00 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, August 27, 2014
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, August 28, 2014
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!
Bridge
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
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. Register.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
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). $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Coding, Circuits, & Robots! (M/H)
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Build with circuits, Arduinos, Raspberry Pis, and leave with a flashing robot card that uses electric paint and LED lights. Registration required.
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Games, snacks, movies, and more!
PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Read to one of the library's therapy dogs - - Squirt, Bailey and others. Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Family Storytime (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Open Gym (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: When we open the doors, the gym is yours! Basketball, gaming, and snacks.
MAC: Middle School Advisory Committee (M)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Voice your opinion! Recommend books, help us plan programs, and see your ideas come to life. Pizza provided.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time: 6:30 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.
TAG (H)
Date: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Make your voice heard! Help us plan programs, recommend books and materials, and earn volunteer hours. Pizza provided! Registration encouraged.
Baby Time (birth - 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
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 Story Time (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
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, September 03, 2014
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, September 03, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Homeschool Sampler (Gr.1-5)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Our first meeting will be a Back to School Meet-Up, with a duct tape notebook project for the kids & teens! Continue to meet with us every 1st Wednesday through May, for a variety of science topics.
Homeschool Hangout (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Our first meeting will be a Back to School Meet-Up, with a duct tape notebook project for the kids & teens! Continue to meet with us every 1st Wednesday through May, for a variety of science topics.
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, internet, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time: 6:00 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!
Movie Lovers Book Club (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Love the book? Seen the movie? Come and discuss this month's title, The Fault in Our Stars.
Movie theater snacks will be provided. Registration requested.
Chess Club
Date: Wednesday, September 03, 2014
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, September 04, 2014
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, September 04, 2014
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 - 2.5 years)
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
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 04, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
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. Register.
Bookworms (3.5-5+ years)
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Magic the Gathering (M/H)
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Here, I rule! Drop in to battle other local players, or join us to learn how to get started. BYOD. Free snacks!
Yoga
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
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). $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Middle School Writers Group
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Do you write short stories? Songs? Poetry? Join us on the first Thursday of every month to share your work. No experience required!
Face Soap
Date: Thursday, September 04, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Carisa from Seventh Street Gifts gives you access to high quality flower absolutes, oils, and butters for making “Dove-like” face soap. Melt and pour your own bar to take home. Ages 13+. Registration required.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
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
Tiempo de Cuentos/Spanish Storytime
Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Cuentos, canciones y juegos para pequeñitos de 0-5 años con sus padres.
Sensory Storytime (all ages)
Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: A storytime especially designed for children with sensory sensitivities.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2)
Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
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, September 05, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Tom Sparough Presents The Space Painter (all ages)
Date: Saturday, September 06, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: See how high, how fast, and how colorful juggling can be in this playful and exciting performance.
Walton Branch Used Book Sale/ Library Closed
Date: Saturday, September 06, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Spend Saturday, September 6, shopping at the Library! Choose from hardback, paperback, CDs, videos, reference materials and more--on sale at greatly reduced prices! The library will be closed for Old Fashion Day. The meeting room will be open 1-5 p.m. for the book sale. NO OTHER LIBRARY SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE.
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Saturday, September 06, 2014
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
bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie
Tiny Tots Story Time (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
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, September 08, 2014
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.
Toddler Tales (2.5 to 3.5 years)
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Family Time (ages 2-5+)
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
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.
Young at Art
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Additional opportunities on 9/10, 1:30 p.m. @ Main Library and 9/26 at the Scheben Branch. Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you the basics of painting with acrylics and help you complete a 16 x 20 work of art in about two hours. Registration required. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Teen Gaming (M/H)
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Lents Branch
Description: Gaming and snacks! Drop in when school is in session!
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $25 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register at 334-2117.
Zumba
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Zumba® Fitness is the Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. It's a BLAST and it doesn't even feel like your working out! $25 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie
Microsoft Word-I
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
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!
Family Time (2 to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
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, September 08, 2014
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. $25 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Family Storytime (Ages 2-5+)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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.
Tiny Tots (18 months - 2.5 years)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Family Time (ages 2 to 5+ years)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time: 6:30 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.
Secrets of the Ninja (K-2)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn your ninja name, take out the bad guys with origami throwing stars, and make a pocket ninja to take with you everywhere. Registration required.
DIY: One Night, One Project (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Create a short stop-motion clip using a free app on the library's iPads. Various props will be provided but feel free to bring your own! Clips will be uploaded to the BCPL Instagram account after the program. Registration encouraged.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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.
Chapter and Verse
Date: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Chapter and Verse meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The group reads a little bit of everything, from fiction to biographies. Everyone is welcome!