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Two Weeks of Events

Sewing 101
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play - Everyone welcome!
Mystery and MAYhem: Chili Tasting and the History of Cincinnati Chili
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Cincinnati Museum Center will be discussing the history of Cincinnati style chili and the success stories of the American Immigrants who developed the recipes that we all enjoy to this day. There will be a variety of chili to sample for a taste contest. Who really makes the best chili in Cincinnati? Tasting begins at 6 p.m., speaker starts at 6:30 p.m. Please register. Part of Mystery and Mayhem.
Young Boone County Meeting (H)
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Hang out with other teens and help plan events that give back to your community.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, May 03, 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.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 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, May 04, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: School Year Finale and Curriculum Swap!
Share something you’ve learned or created over the past school year in a five-minute presentation.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gaming, snacks, & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop for gaming, snacks & more!
May The Fourth Be With You (all ages)
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Chapin Memorial Library
Description: Awaken the Force! Grab a lightsaber and complete your Jedi Training.
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 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 II Class
Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join experienced instructor Klaus Seidlitz in a continuation of German conversation and grammar beyond the basics. Attendance in previous German language classes or elementary knowledge of the language is needed. The class consists of one session per week for six consecutive weeks. Registration required.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, May 05, 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.
Photography 101 (M/H)
Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Learn the basics of photography with Matthew Albritton, Photography Program Coordinator at NKU. Don't forget your camera (or phone)!
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, May 05, 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, May 06, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Concert @ the Library - Cold Smoke
Date: Friday, May 06, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: These seasoned pros play a great mix of R&B, blues, rock and dance music. They have an extremely tight, dynamic rhythm section and a solid horn section, topped off by excellent singers and have played with some of the greatest groups in the area, including The Juke Daddy's, The Avenues and Amazing Grace.
Free Comic Book Day (all ages)
Date: Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time: All Day
Location: Boone County Public Library
Description: Celebrate Free Comic Book Day by picking up a free comic book at any BCPL location, while supplies last. Thank you to our local sponsor, Comic Book World.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, May 08, 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, May 09, 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, May 09, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "Curiosity" 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, May 09, 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, May 09, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "Curiosity" 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 Excel II
Date: Monday, May 09, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Learn how to use more of Excel’s functions by creating a budget, a checkbook register, and a chart. Find out other helpful options with this powerful program. Prerequisite for this class is MS Excel Basics or a working knowledge of MS Excel.
Positive Parenting Series: Getting a Handle on Power Struggles
Date: Monday, May 09, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Discover how positive parenting can impact your relationship with your children. The Family Nurturing Center will share how effectively de-escalate disagreements to have a more calm home in this second of four part series. Co-sponsored by the DCCH Center for Families & Children, the Family Nurturing Center and the Boone County Public Library. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, May 09, 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.
Sewing 101
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play - Everyone welcome!
Mystery and Mayhem: Tea & Scones
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Celebrate your favorite foodie mystery authors with tea and scones! The library's own Dee Lanning will share authors' recipes, discuss their books, and demonstrate her own scones recipe. Please register.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 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, May 11, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Café (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gaming, snacks, & more!
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Drop for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 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 II Class
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join experienced instructor Klaus Seidlitz in a continuation of German conversation and grammar beyond the basics. Attendance in previous German language classes or elementary knowledge of the language is needed. The class consists of one session per week for six consecutive weeks. Registration required.
Yu-gi-oh (grades K-12)
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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.
Thrillers and Chillers
Date: Thursday, May 12, 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.
Bridge
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Computer & Internet Basics
Date: Thursday, May 12, 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.
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, May 12, 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.
2016 Boone County Historic Preservation Awards
Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Please join the Boone County Historic Preservation Review Board as we celebrate and recognise the best historic projects on Boone County during 2015. 6:30 reception with a Rabbit Hash Restoration Project update at 7p.
Mahjong for Everyone
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play-- everyone welcome
Concert @ the Library: Queen City Bronze
Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Queen City Bronze is a professional, community handbell ensemble based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The group was founded in October of 2008 under the direction of Jennifer Cauhorn, Executive Director of the Handbell Musicians of America. This group of auditioned ringers was formed to increase the understanding and appreciation of one of the world’s oldest and most versatile art forms. In its short history has presented concerts throughout the tri-state area including performances with the Cincinnati Pops, Blue Ash Symphony, and the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus. Our concerts offer an eclectic mix of musical styles representing jazz, folk, classical, spiritual, and original compositions. Through community engagement, professional performances and education, QCB intends to leave a unique musical stamp on Cincinnati and the surrounding area.
Madcap Puppets Presents "Aesop's Classic Fables" (all ages)
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Three of Aesop’s favorite stories are retold by puppets - - and you!
Discover Earth Opening Event (all ages)
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Help us launch our new exhibit, Discover Earth, funded by the National Science Foundation. This interactive, hands-on display will run from May 11 to August 5 -- just in time for Summer Reading. Refreshments will be served.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Kinderballet Presents "Journey to Oz" (all ages)
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy and friends in this adaptation of the beloved classic story.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, May 16, 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.
Gentle Yoga
Date: Monday, May 16, 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.
ROYAL (Reviewers of Young Adult Literature) (M/H)
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Read new books before they hit the shelves. Publishers and writers will receive your reviews. Registration encouraged.

Positive Parenting Series: What Your Child's Behavior Is Telling You
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Discover how positive parenting can impact your relationship with your children. The DCCH Center will share how your child's behaviors may be clues pointing to underlying issues in this third of four part series. Co-sponsored by the DCCH Center for Families & Children, the Family Nurturing Center and the Boone County Public Library. Please register.
Yoga
Date: Monday, May 16, 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.