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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
An annual favorite, Beatles tribute band The Sweet Beats will perform all of your fab four favorites!

In the event of rain, these concerts will be moved to the Main Library. Please note: If rain begins 5 p.m. or later, we will not be able to move event equipment in time for the performance. Visit www.bcpl.org for updates.
Library
Boone County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
7:10 PM - 8:10 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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!
Location
Conference Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
The Newport Aquarium brings its animal ambassadors to the Florence Library! See and learn about an alligator or blue-tongue skink, a turtle or tortoise, and a snake. Animals will be up-close and personal. Open to all ages. Please register.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Cincinnati Sound Chorus is a regional award winning a cappella women’s chorus and member of Sweet Adelines International. Enjoy the magic of barbershop style music as presented by up to 30 women of all ages and from all walks of life.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
7:10 PM - 8:10 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The experts from Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room return for another fascinating segment on tea. Beat the dog days of summer with tips and tricks on making refreshing iced tea. Be ready for samples! Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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!
Location
Conference Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Barbara Simpson. $5 materials fee. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Description
Book Sale Set-up
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Put on your thinking cap on and join us for a night of brain teasing trivia. We will form teams for you, or bring your own team, to take your best shot at answering a series of questions on a variety of subjects, including pop culture, history, and music. You don't need to be a genius to play Trivia. It's all for fun, so warm up your brain cells. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Book Sale Take-Down
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 11, 2014
Time
7:10 PM - 8:10 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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!
Location
Conference Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Reds fans, test your knowledge! Presented by the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, this Jeopardy-style game is open to all ages. Free giveaways to everyone and prizes for the top three finishers. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Are you a new iPad user or do you wish to do more with the iPad you’ve had sitting on the table? Join us for this introductory class to learn more about searching for and installing apps, working with photos and other cool tricks.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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!
Location
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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!
Location
Conference Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Greg Rhodes of the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum provides fascinating insights on the the Cincinnati Reds through ten historic photos. Highlights include the 1869 Red Stockings, Crosley Field, the Big Red Machine, and the opening of Great American Ballpark.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 15, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Hear a variety of music ranging from traditional marches, classical pieces, to big band jazz.

In the event of rain, these concerts will be moved to the Main Library. Please note: If rain begins 5 p.m. or later, we will not be able to move event equipment in time for the performance. Visit www.bcpl.org for updates.
Library
Boone County Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Have you ever wanted to try different types of chocolates? Drop in to sample several national brand name and locally made chocolates varying in darkness and flavor. Log your observations and then vote for your favorite sample to determine the best chocolate!
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 18, 2014
Time
7:10 PM - 8:10 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Real Men Read meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10:30 am. This group reads books that appeal to men and then share what they've read. Join us to discuss your latest good book!
Location
Conference Room
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics for sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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!
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Chess players of all ages and levels are invited to play chess at the Florence Branch every Wednesday.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Book Chatter meets on the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. The group reads a little bit of everything. Everyone is welcome!
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 22, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Relive the magic and memories or American music legend, John Denver.

In the event of rain, these concerts will be moved to the Main Library. Please note: If rain begins 5 p.m. or later, we will not be able to move event equipment in time for the performance. Visit www.bcpl.org for updates.
Library
Boone County Public Library

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Summer Reading: June 1 to August 1, 2014

What is Summer Reading?

Receive one Library Buck every time you read a book, listen to a CD, or watch a movie. Earn another Library Buck every time you attend an Earn Spend Save workshop.You may earn up to 100 library bucks! When you've reached your Library Bucks limit, you continue to earn extra entries in the weekly and grand prize drawings. (Library Bucks can be used at the Library's used book sales and to pay fines. Library Bucks may not be used for replacement costs or collection agency fees.)

Six winners will be drawn each week--one from each BCPL location. Winners of the weekly drawings will each receive a one year magazine subscription (magazine choices include: Consumer Reports, Inc. Magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, or Money Magazine). All weekly entries are also chances in the grand prize drawing for a Color Nook HD from Barnes & Noble Booksellers.

Congratulations to the winners of this week's drawing:
Main Library: Amy S.
Scheben Branch: Erika S.
Florence Branch: Karri B.
Lents Branch/Chapin Memorial: Frances M.
Walton Branch: Amanda K.
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