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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 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, April 21, 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, April 21, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Boone County Parks Yoga
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Earth Day with free vegetable gardening kits(while supplies last) and horticulture information from the Boone County Cooperative Extension. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Earth Day with free vegetable gardening kits(while supplies last) and horticulture information from the Boone County Cooperative Extension. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Local photographer Bob Ihrig shows you how to use Photoshop Elements 10 to take your photographs to the next level. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A little bit of planning can go a long way towards protecting your future. Get advice on gathering information, preparing documents, safeguarding family members, and protecting your assets.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 23, 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, April 23, 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
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Hear Holocaust survivor, Conrad Weiner, tell his story growing up in a Nazi labor camp in Budi, Ukraine, and his eventual immigration to Russian after years of living in Communist Romania.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

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

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 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, April 24, 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, April 25, 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, April 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy the sounds of harpist Elizabeth Motter while learning about the instrument and the styles of music.
Location
Under the Dome
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 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, April 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, April 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, April 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, April 29, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Carisa from 7th Street Gifts teaches you how to make your own soap! Take home 2 sample sized soaps, and make them your very own with a personalized scent. $3 materials fee. Ages 13 and up. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 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, April 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, May 01, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 01, 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, May 02, 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, May 02, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This acoustic duo plays familiar popular tunes from performers such as Gordon Lightfoot, John Denver, the Everly Brothers, and more!
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Happy Free Comic Book Day! Celebrate by picking up a free comic book at any BCPL location, while supplies last. Thank you to our local sponsor, Comic Book World.
Library
Boone County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
Drop in to see the River Valley Wood Carvers in action as they demonstrate this skillful and beautiful art form.
Location
Art Gallery
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 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, May 05, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Find out all the basic information about using Word 2013. Learn about the ribbons, current business letter format, and lots of tips and tricks!
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Main Library

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 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, May 06, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Take a walk on the dark side of Cincinnati-area history. J.T. Townsend, author of Queen City Gothic, shares the hair-raising stories of true murder mysteries from the region’s past. Registration encouraged.
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 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, May 07, 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, May 07, 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, May 08, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 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, May 08, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us in celebrating the people and projects responsible for great historic preservation efforts in Boone County this past year.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 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, May 08, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Irish Leather Works shows you how to make your very own leather key chain. Customize your creation and take home a high quality leather good. $5 material fee. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 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, May 09, 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
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy original songs and classic tunes you know by heart performed by Jamon Zeiler.
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Learn some of the more advanced things you can do with Word, such as creating a resume, a flyer, and more! Prerequisite for this class is MS Word-I or a working knowledge of MS Word.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Jump-start your scholarship search! College expert Dan Bisig will share strategies to help get your student in the best position to get scholarship dollars. You will leave this workshop with a solid scholarship game plan. Students and parents are encouraged to attend! Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Brown Mackie bibliographic instruction
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Local photographer Bob Ihrig unlocks the sophisticated tricks the pros use in Photoshop Elements 10 to capture unforgettable images. Registration required.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
To celebrate National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, St. Elizabeth Women’s Wellness Center will be providing free screenings for osteoporosis detection. These ten minute screenings are available to all men and women over the age of 50 who have not previously been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Call Shaun @ 292-3393 to schedule your screening at either location.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 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, May 14, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
To celebrate National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, St. Elizabeth Women’s Wellness Center will be providing free screenings for osteoporosis detection. These ten minute screenings are available to all men and women over the age of 50 who have not previously been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Call Shaun @ 292-3393 to schedule your screening at either location.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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, May 15, 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, May 15, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 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, May 15, 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, May 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Description
The Boone County Historical Society business meeting and program. Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Cliff Radel will speak on the Mosaic Murals of Cincinnati's Union Terminal. Program 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, May 16, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 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, May 19, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Explore the basics of MS PowerPoint 2013, including customizing slides, adding transitions, adding images/hyperlinks/sounds, printing handouts, and more!
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 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, May 20, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
election voting for May 2014
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
voting for May 2014 election
Library
Walton Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 20, 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

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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.
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