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Events & Programs

Two Weeks of Events

Adult Coloring
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. All adults are welcome.
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Foster Care and Adoption
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Have you ever thought about becoming a foster or adoptive parent? Come learn more or explore other ways you can help! Please register.
Anime and Manga (M/H)
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Join other otakus for movies, snacks, and kawaii crafts.
Writer's Group
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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 Sit and Sew
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Opportunity to sit with friends and work on your latest project!
Library Play Date (2-5 years)
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting for adults learning English to practice and improve. All levels welcome.
Teen Cafe (M/H)
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Essential Oils in Good Health
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Join us for a demonstration to learn the proper use of essential oils in promoting good health and enhanced well-being. We will begin with a discussion of seventeen common essential oils for general usage and precaution notes for these oils followed by a question and answer time. Attendees will have a chance to learn through a “hands on” lab session making their own creams using the essential oils from one of several formulas or templates provided along with all the necessary ingredients. Materials fee $3. Registration required.

Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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) Boone Woods Park, On Stage
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
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 24, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
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.
Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Discover more about Lewis and Clark’s journey through talks given by period actors and handson displays. Learn about what they carried, who they met, what they found and collected. Interact with knowledgeable individuals as they explain the significance of the journey and its effects on America’s growth as a country.
Stories in the Sunflower House (2-5 Years)
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Our Sunflower House has been growing all summer long, and it's finally ready for some fun! Join us inside our Sunflower House as we read stories and create a sunflower-inspired craft. Registration required.
Mahjong
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Teen Night (M/H)
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Want to hang out after the Library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!
ACT Prep
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Don't test stressed! Learn study skills, review math principles, reading and writing strategies with professional tutors from Club Z.
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Concert @ the Library: Ceol Mhor
Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Ceol Mhor (pronounced "Kee-ol More" and meaning "big music" in Irish Gaelic) is a Cincinnati-based band that plays a variety of Celtic music, frequently deviating from traditional Irish music to Welsh, Scottish, Cornish and even Breton tunes. They are one of the few local Celtic bands to use vocals, and they don’t just sing in English. Have you ever heard Welsh sung? Here’s your chance to experience it live!
Comfort Quilts for Kids
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Sew small quilts to comfort children during their stay at the Ronald McDonald House. Materials are provided, but you may bring a sewing machine. You are still welcome to volunteer even if you can't sew.
In the Loop
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
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 28, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Paint "Luna or Lata" 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, August 28, 2017
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.
Boxcar Children (grades 2-5)
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Celebrate the 75th anniversary of this classic children's series. Be a super sleuth and follow the clues using secret codes and fingerprinting to solve the mystery. Registration encouraged.
Pokemon (grades K-12)
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Main Library
Description: Gotta catch 'em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Monday 4 Mystery
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: If you love mysteries and suspense novels, Monday 4 Mystery is the discussion group for you.
Yoga
Date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Time: 7:10 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.
Adult Coloring
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Main Library
Description: Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. All adults are welcome.
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
Bridge
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Tasty & Affordable Meals in a SNAP
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Pick up recipes, sample dishes, and learn how to stretch your dollars or food stamps to make delicious and nutritious meals for your family. There are three classes in the series, but each can also be attended on its own. Presented by the Boone County Cooperative Extension NEP. Please register.
Family Time (birth-5+)
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Walton Branch
Description: Stimulate your baby's development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.
NKY English Conversation Club
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Come practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting for adults learning English to practice and improve. All levels welcome.
Piecemakers Quilting Group
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Time: 1:00 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 30, 2017
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!
Spanish Conversation Group
Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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 31, 2017
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 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play--everyone welcome!
Rummikub
Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.
Yoga
Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017
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
Date: Friday, September 01, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Scheben Branch
Description: Open play—no experience necessary!
Rummikub
Date: Sunday, September 03, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Florence Branch
Description: All are welcome to play this mix of rummy and mahjong.