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2018•10 - BCPL Newsletter

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Writer's Group Tuesdays, October 2, 16, & 30 Main Library, 7 p.m. Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Joy at Any Age Wednesday, October 3 Florence Senior Center, 11:30 a.m. Come and learn how to discover joy at any age as Suzanne Piper takes you through her own journey and shares tips and ideas. Doctor's Corner: Breast Cancer Wednesday, October 3 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Join Dr. Cynthia Villacis, of Health Connections Direct Primary Care, to learn about breast cancer screening, how to do a self-breast exam, and what happens next if you or a loved one is diagnosed with breast cancer. Thrillers & Chillers Book Group Thursday, October 4 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss Guilt by Association by Marcia Clark. Email Basics Thursday, October 4 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. Learn how to set up and use an email account. Please register. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, October 4 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss The Hearts of Horses by Molly Glass. I Am a Refugee: Finding Home Again in America Thursday, October 4 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. From 5-6 p.m., sample the library's vir- tual reality technology and experience the beauty of Bosnia. At 6:30 p.m., Mir- sada Kadiric will speak about moving from Bosnia to the United States as a war refugee at age sixteen. See page 1. Oktoberfest Saturday, October 6 Scheben Branch, noon-3 p.m. Celebrate our region's rich German heritage. River Valley Wood Carvers and Piecemakers Quilting Group will have their work on display. Enjoy polka mu- sic by Polkin' Fun, free Servatii pretzels and drinks in our Root Beer Garden, and a German-themed storytime at 1 p.m. Prost!! Art for All! Monday, October 8 Scheben Branch, 12:30 p.m. Paint "Heading South" under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register. German Language Class Mondays, October 8, 15, 22, 29, & November 5 Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Join Abby Carney for an introduction to conversational German. The class consists of one session per week for five consecutive weeks. Please register. Friendship Rag Wreath Monday, October 8 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Use up your left over fabric pieces, re- tired curtain panels, or even your hub- by's old shirts to make this re-purposed wreath! Bring your choice of fabric(s) create a one of a kind fall or holiday wreath. You will need approximately ½ yard each of 3 types of fabric. $10 materials fee (wreath form, wire, bow, and trinket). Please register. weekly events To register for Library events online, go to: and locate your program in the Library's event calendar. In the Loop Mondays Florence Branch, 10 a.m. Knit or crochet, your choice! Learn for the first time or pick up new tricks. Gentle Yoga Mondays Main Library, 6 p.m. Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Yoga Mondays Main Library, 7:10 p.m. Relax and explore Hatha yoga postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Adult Coloring Tuesdays Main Library, 9:30 a.m. Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. Bridge Tuesdays & Thursdays Scheben Branch, noon-3 p.m. Open play – Everyone welcome! Book Cellar Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m-2 p.m. Main Library, Lower Level Used books, DVDs, music & more. Spanish Conversation Group Tuesdays Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Gateway Community College. NKY English Conversation Club Wednesdays Florence Branch, noon Practice your English with fluent English speakers! Piecemakers Quilting Group Wednesdays Scheben Branch, 1 p.m. A great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project. Yoga Thursdays Scheben Branch, 6:15 p.m. This class is suitable for all levels! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights (optional). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Mahjong Fridays Scheben Branch, 1 p.m. Open play - All skill levels welcome! discover... EVENTS & WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS... october 2 Inside the Main Library in Burlington, on the first floor next to the dome. Gourmet sandwiches, salads, homemade soups, and desserts! Dine-in, carry out, or have your next event catered. Phone # 859-992-0004 Monday - Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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