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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Using only your hands and small tools, create your own unique vase from clay! Monalisa Miller from Mudlark Pottery Studio will provide guidance and all materials. Vases will be fired after the program for pickup at a later date. $10 materials fee, ages 13 and up. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
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, August 05, 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, August 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Shawnie Haskell shows you easy to use methods for defending yourself against attackers that use little to no strength. Perfect for young adults going to college. Participants will receive an hour and a half training and a personal safety gift. Ages 13 and up. $5 fee. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 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, August 06, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 06, 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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
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 C
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Description
Book Sale Set-up
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
PINK is celebrating their 10th anniversary! Discover some of their most exciting investigations- including cases in Boone County. Festivities start at 6p, with a presentation at 7p.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Hear a variety of music ranging from traditional marches to jazz.
Location
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
Book Sale Take-Down
Location
Meeting Room AB
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 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, August 10, 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, August 10, 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, August 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Everyone knows about coupons and how to use them, but not everyone knows how to use them effectively. This class will show you how to maximize your savings using coupons, as well as how to organize coupons, find deals, and even find items for free. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 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, August 11, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Carisa from Seventh Street Gifts will show you how to make your own lip balm using natural ingredients. Take home your very own container of handmade balm. Makes a great gift! Please register.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 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, August 11, 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
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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, August 12, 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, August 12, 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, August 12, 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, August 13, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn how to crochet your own adorable cephalopod! A great class for beginners, Please bring a US Size G (4.25 mm) crochet hook and 50 yds of worsted weight yarn for the project. Registration required.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Open Play! All skill levels welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you an avid couponer? Drop in to compare ideas and to exchange coupons you don't want for those you need.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 17, 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, August 17, 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, August 17, 2015
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, August 17, 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, August 18, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This 3-part series is geared towards low income or limited resource families. Learn how to stretch your dollars or food stamps to make delicious, nutritious meals for your family, pick up recipes, and sample dishes. Presented by the Boone County Cooperative Extension NEP. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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 19, 2015
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, August 19, 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, August 19, 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, August 20, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A wide variety of novels to suit the tastes of all women.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 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, August 20, 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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 21, 2015
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 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Rock, pop and R&B hits of the 60s through today are this band’s specialty! Get ready to dance!
Location
Off-Site Remote Location
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Rabbit Hash String Band features dance tunes and old-time songs inspired by fiddle bands such as the Skillet Lickers from the early days of recording.
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you an avid couponer? Drop in to compare ideas and to exchange coupons you don't want for those you need.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 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, August 24, 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, August 24, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn how to crochet your own adorable cephalopod! A great class for beginners, Please bring a US Size G (4.25 mm) crochet hook and 50 yds of worsted weight yarn for the project. Registration required.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 24, 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, August 25, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Hoxworth will be here from 1 - 7 p.m. Register online - https://donateblood.uc.edu/Donor/GroupLanding.aspx?s=A55 or contact Jinny (859-342-2665), ex. 8107.
Location
Parking Lot
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 25, 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
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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, August 26, 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, August 26, 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, August 27, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Open play! Everyone welcome!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 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, August 27, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn about the different Medicare options that are available including Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare prescription drug plans, and the positive and negative of each plan. Please register.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 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). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks at 334-2117 to register.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Scheben Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join Dr. James A. Ramage, author or Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan, as he describes Morgan and his raiders. Discover intriguing facts about the Confederate General who was revered in the South and feared in the North. Hear about Morgan’s Raiders and their infamous raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, and about Morgan’s capture and daring escape. Learn about the places he visited as he traveled through Boone County, and how he received aid from Southern sympathizers here as he made his way back to the South. Dr. Ramage will have books available to be purchased and signed.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 28, 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, August 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Are you an avid couponer? Drop in to compare ideas and to exchange coupons you don't want for those you need.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Florence Branch

Title
Date
Monday, August 31, 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, August 31, 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, August 31, 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
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.
Location
Conference Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 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, September 02, 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

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Summer Reading: May 9 to August 28, 2015

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Three winners will be drawn each week. Winners of the weekly drawings will each receive a BCPL tumbler filled with “super” healthy treats.

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