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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Trivia Night
Date: Friday, May 22, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you. Please register.
PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Read to one of the library's therapy dogs. Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Anime and Manga Club (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 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, May 27, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, May 27, 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, May 27, 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.
Grieving the Loss of a Child
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: The loss of a child is the most devastating experience parents and family members can face. St. Elizabeth Hospice Institute of Learning will present "When it’s not Their Time: The Loss of a Child or Sibling at Any Age." Grief and loss experts from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital will present three sessions suitable for those who have experienced loss first hand or professionals who work with those experiencing grief. Please register.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, May 28, 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.
Read With a Teen Training
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Mandatory attendance for those who wish to partner with our readers for Read With a Teen this summer.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, May 28, 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.
Game of Thrones Trivia
Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Test your knowledge of the Game of Thrones television series. Prizes will be awarded to the top winners. You can even sit on the Iron Throne!
Mah Jongg
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
County Wide Conversation
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: We need you to talk to us about the Library! As part of our planning process we will hold a series of meetings to ask you to think big and use your imagination, consider new services and potentially new roles for the Library. These conversations are designed to generate ideas and solicit input from the community we serve.
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, May 29, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
Genealogy Forum
Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Members of the Simon Kenton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Boone County Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will help people find a missing connection or two to a Revolutionary War ancestor in their family tree on Saturday May 30. Session is designed for people who have already done substantial work on their family tree. Program is co-sponsored by the Boone County Public Library.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, June 01, 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.
Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years)
Date: Monday, June 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.
Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Date: Monday, June 01, 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, June 01, 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Help your child build language and literacy skills through stories, songs and play.
Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid (grades 2-4)
Date: Monday, June 01, 2015
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Shrink, shrank, shrunk! Is Stink shrinking? Create your own comic strip, face off in a battle of heights, and explore the big world of a small boy. Don’t miss out on seeing a reptile up close and personal! Registration encouraged.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, June 01, 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, June 01, 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.
Hook and Needle: Yarn Bombing the Library
Date: Monday, June 01, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Come participate in our annual yarn bombing event! Come learn the basics or drop in during one of the two meetings to pick up this year's patterns and supplies. Just bring your own size "I" (5.5mm) hook to help make squares for this years additions to the display.
Yoga
Date: Monday, June 01, 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, June 02, 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 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: Tuesday, June 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.
Toddler Tales Story Time (ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 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 02, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
MAC: Middle School Advisory Committee (M)
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 2015
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. Registration encouraged.
TAG (H)
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 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.
Kids Create! (3-6 years)
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Stories and messy art!
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, June 02, 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.
Baby Time (ages birth to 18 months)
Date: Wednesday, June 03, 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, June 03, 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, June 03, 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, June 03, 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, June 03, 2015
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Gaming! Internet! Snacks & more! Drop in after school!
Basic Self Defense
Date: Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Shawnie Haskell of NKY Self Defense shows you easy to use methods for defending yourself against attackers that use little to no strength. Participants will receive an hour and a half training and a personal safety gift. All skill levels welcome. Ages 13 and up. $5 fee. Please register.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, June 03, 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, June 03, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play! Everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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, June 04, 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!
Music Recording Workshop
Date: Thursday, June 04, 2015
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn how to make high quality recordings right in your own home. Today’s recording technology and computers brings power to the home recorder that rivals big recording studios at a fraction of the cost. Even so, basic knowledge is required on how to harness this power for optimum recording. Whether you are a musician or future recording engineer, this workshop is for you. Please register. This is a building workshop, patrons should register for each class.