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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
When people talk about the "Bible Belt" they might be interested to learn of its roots in the great Cane Ridge Revival. Take a journey back to 1801. Discover what drew 25,000 people to Cane Ridge, including Kentucky's governor. Presenter Eddie Price will have signed copies of his book, Widder's Landing, available for $28.57.
Location
Meeting Room ABC
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Hills of Kentucky Dulcimers present their annual Christmas concert! Listen or sing along with the Dulcimers as they play carols, gospels, and other holiday songs.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, December 22, 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, December 22, 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, December 22, 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, December 22, 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, December 23, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open Play. Everyone Welcome
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, December 26, 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, December 29, 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, December 29, 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, December 29, 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, December 29, 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, December 30, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open Play. Everyone Welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, December 30, 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
Tuesday, December 30, 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
Friday, January 02, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
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, January 05, 2015
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 the basics of painting with acrylics and help you complete a 16 x 20 work of art in about two hours. Registration required. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
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, January 05, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 05, 2015
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, January 05, 2015
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. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
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, January 07, 2015
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, January 08, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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. Pease register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, January 08, 2015
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, January 09, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy the sounds of classical saxophone, played by James Bunte, while learning about the history of the instrument the styles of music.
Location
Under the Dome
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Brown Mackie College
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Additional opportunities on 9/10, 1:30 p.m. @ Main Library and 9/26 at the Scheben Branch. Learn how to paint your very own masterpiece! Experienced instructors Linda Whaley and Sue Ervin will teach you the basics of painting with acrylics and help you complete a 16 x 20 work of art in about two hours. Registration required. Made possible by financial support from the Kentucky Arts Council.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Brown Mackie College
Location
Staff Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn how to crochet your own scarf! A great class for beginners, no crochet experience needed. Please bring a US Size I (5.5 mm) crochet hook and a skein (at least 230 yds) of worsted weight yarn for the project. Registration required.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, January 12, 2015
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, January 12, 2015
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. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register (859) 334 2117.
Location
Meeting Room C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
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, January 13, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
If you've never tried metal embossing, here's your opportunity! See samples and demos, receive instructions, and then create your own embossing, using paint to accent your original design. $5 materials fee per person, ages 16 and up. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 14, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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. Pease register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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, January 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
The Boone County Historical Society will have its meeting and program at 7 p.m. Speaker Ron Buckley of Union will share his research on the Piatt family of Boone County. This program is the sequel to the presentation Ron Buckley gave in 2014. Event is free and open to the public. The society is a partner with the Boone County Public Library.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 16, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, January 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
With a broad musical interest, Zeiler plays songs you know and love from the 1930s through the present day. While he performs many songs from favorites like The Beatles and Gordon Lightfoot, he is equally at home with songs from The Great American Songbook.
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Downtown Abbey fans rejoice! Celebrate the start of the fifth season with a rousing game of Downton trivia to test your knowledge of your favorite manor house. Hot tea and appetizers will be provided by Yesterday’s Café and Tea room. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room AB
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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The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
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Walking Tall (DVD)
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I Like Me - Nancy Carlson
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The 13th Reality: The Journal of Curious Letters
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The goldfinch
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