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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Friday, October 31, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, November 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy the sounds of Native American flute, played by Janice Trytten, while learning about the instruments and the rich traditions of the music.
Location
Under the Dome
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 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, November 03, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Class added on Wednesday 11/19. Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you how to paint a keepsake ornament - perfect for giving as a gift or displaying at home. Please register. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 03, 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, November 04, 2014
Time
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
2014 elections
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
voting for November 4, 2014 elections
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 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, November 05, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
retrieval of voting machines
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 05, 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, November 05, 2014
Time
6:30 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, November 05, 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, November 06, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Class added on Wednesday 11/19. Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you how to paint a keepsake ornament - perfect for giving as a gift or displaying at home. Please register. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room B/C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 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, November 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 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, November 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is proud to again present One City, One Symphony in the fall of 2014. Prepare to be inspired as you explore the theme of Heroes in the music of Beethoven, Mahler and more as heard through recorded excerpts and expert interpretation from Assistant Dean of the Cincinnati-College-Conservatory of Music, Amy Dennison. Please register for this listening party by clicking on the link below.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie College
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 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, November 10, 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, November 10, 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, November 10, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
bibliographic instruction with Brown Mackie College
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 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, November 11, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women age twenty five and older. Despite that statistic, most women still believe it is a man’s disease. St. E will be in the parking lot offering FREE carotid screenings for women ages 28+ who are at risk for stroke or heart disease. Please call 859-301-9355 to register.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for an evening of Indian Cuisine and insightful literary conversation as we discuss the novel "Lowland" by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri. We’ll dine on delicious Indian food from Guru India Restaurant and explore the book’s many layered and thought provoking themes.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Interact of Boone County Meeting
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 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
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women age twenty five and older. Despite that statistic, most women still believe it is a man’s disease. St. E will be in the parking lot offering FREE carotid screenings for women ages 28+ who are at risk for stroke or heart disease. Please call 859-301-9355 to register.
Location
Parking Lot
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 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, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 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, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Paint a sunflower bowl, a leaf-shaped bowl, or a mug. $10 fee per person, ages 13 and up. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 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, November 13, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you looking for a job? Come meet with employers who are currently hiring. Co sponsored by Kentucky Career Connect
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Health insurance agent Todd Oldfield will discuss and answer questions about Medicare and how it will change in 2015. Todd Oldfield is a certified agent and is licensed by The Kentucky Department of Insurance. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 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, November 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This class is full, as is the waitlist class which is why it is no longer publicized.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Description
Need a mammogram? Women ages 35-40 who have not had a baseline screening or those over age 40 needing an annual screening can get a FREE mammogram. The program is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies (insurance will be billed, but there is no out-of-pocket fee thanks to a generous grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation). Please call 859-655-7400 to schedule an appointment.


Location
Library Grounds--Outdoors
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Relive the "Summer of Love" with this groovy acoustic duo. Hear your favorite songs from legends like The Beatles, The Mamas and the Papas, Simon and Garfunkel and more!
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Health insurance agent Todd Oldfield will discuss and answer questions about Medicare and how it will change in 2015. Todd Oldfield is a certified agent and is licensed by The Kentucky Department of Insurance. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 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, November 17, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Class added on Wednesday 11/19. Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you how to paint a keepsake ornament - perfect for giving as a gift or displaying at home. Please register. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 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, November 17, 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, November 17, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
this class is full, which is why it is no longer publicized -Katie
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 17, 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, November 18, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 18, 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, November 18, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn about the amazing health benefits of green tea and matcha from tea expert Susan Schultz of Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room. Be ready for delicious samples! Please register.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stop By to Receive at NO COST:
• Determination of Personal Health Care Benefits
• History and Physical Exams
• On-site Connection to Veterans Healthcare System
• Information about NEW VA Mental Health
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 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, November 19, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you how to paint a keepsake ornament - perfect for giving as a gift or displaying at home. Please register. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time
6:30 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, November 19, 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, November 20, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 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, November 20, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Boone County Historical Society will have its meeting and program on Thursday Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Main Boone County Public Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, KY. The program is titled: Banking in Boone County. Mary Sue Rudicil and friends will exhibit memorabilia from the old Citizens' Bank in Belleview Bottoms. The event is free and open to the public. The Boone County Historical Society is a partner with the Boone County Public Library.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
From classical pieces to pop standards, these top notch musicians will showcase the versatility and beauty of brass instruments.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Description
All aboard! The Cincinnati Northern Model Railroad Club presents its award winning, 10' x 17' traveling exhibit. Club members will be on hand all weekend to demonstrate the inner workings of their layout and to answer any questions you may have about the hobby.
Location
Second Floor Lobby
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
All aboard! The Cincinnati Northern Model Railroad Club presents its award winning, 10' x 17' traveling exhibit. Club members will be on hand all weekend to demonstrate the inner workings of their layout and to answer any questions you may have about the hobby.
Location
Second Floor Lobby
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 24, 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, November 24, 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, November 24, 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, November 24, 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, November 25, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group for learning the basics or sharing expertise in quilting.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Lents Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time
6:30 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, November 26, 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
Friday, November 28, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

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Important Messages
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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