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2019•05 - BCPL Newsletter

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Artwork by members of the Boone County Visual Arts Association May 1-31 Main Library Curt Bessette Art Gallery, during library open hours (opening reception Thursday, May 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.) View the work of local artists. You'll see watercolors, oils, mixed media and more! Meet the artists at the opening reception. Computer Basics Thursday, May 2 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. Learn about the different parts of a computer, how to use a mouse (if necessary), and how to navigate the Windows desktop. Please register. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, May 2 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Eli the Good by Silas House. Card Making Thursday, May 2 Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demon- strator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register. Concert Under the Dome: Sharyl McKeever Sunday, May 5 Main Library, 2 p.m. See page 7. Traditional Chinese Medicine Tuesday, May 7 Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Mimi Tagher, LAc, LMT, from Synergy Holistic Health Center, will discuss and demonstrate the benefits of acupunc- ture, cupping, Chinese herbology, and Chinese bodywork. Please register. Yoga: Back to Basics Wednesdays, May 8, 15, 22 & 29 Florence Branch, 10 a.m. Join Lorna Barrett for free yoga. Appro- priate for all levels. Postures involve getting up and down off the floor. Bring a yoga mat or towel. Please register. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, May 9 Main Library, 10 a.m. As part of Mystery & MAYhem, read a psychological mystery of your choice. See article, page 6. Internet Basics Thursday, May 9 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. Learn how to get to websites, use search engines, and surf the web. Please register. The Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire Thursday, May 9 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Join Robert Webster, author of The Bev- erly Hills Supper Club: The Untold Story of Kentucky's Worst Tragedy as he discusses this true story of greed, Mafia rule, government cover-ups, and more. Experience Tai Chi Fridays, May 10 & 24 Scheben Branch, 10:30 a.m. Master Greg Fahey, a 6th Degree Black Belt, will teach an easy course in the gentle and low impact martial art of Tai Chi. Concert @ the Library: Keith Jones and the Makeshifts Friday, May 10 Main Library, 7 p.m. See page 7. Dinsmore Homestead: Julia Dinsmore Saturday, May 11 Main Library, 11 a.m. Cathy Callopy with the Dinsmore Homestead presents on Julia Stockton Dinsmore, a woman ahead of her time. Co-sponsored by BCPL and the Boone County Chapter, NSDAR. Sports Showcase Saturday, May 11 Florence Branch, 1-3 p.m. Try out a variety of sports through demos and activities with local teams like the Cincinnati Dutch Lions, Black- n-Bluegrass Roller Girls, Cincinnati Sizzle, BCHS Cheerleading Team and more! The Florence Freedom mascot, Y'all Star, will also be there! weekly events To register for Library events online, go to: www.bcpl.org/events 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... may 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 NEW HOURS! Monday - Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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