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2019•10 - BCPL Newsletter

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weekly events To register for Library events online, go to: and locate your program in the Library's event calendar. In the Loop Mondays, 10 a.m. Florence Branch Knit or crochet, your choice! Learn for the first time or pick up new tricks. Yoga for Health and Well Being Mondays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Main Library Build core strength, flexibiity & balance. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Yoga for Healthy Weight Mondays, 7:15 p.m. Main Library Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Hebron Branch Thursdays, 6:15 p.m. Scheben Branch A holistic approach to maintaining weight, increasing flexibility and building muscle. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Adult Coloring Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Main Library Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. Bridge Tuesdays & Thursdays, noon-3 p.m. Scheben Branch Open play – Everyone wecome! Book Cellar Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Main Library, Lower Level Used books, DVDs, music & more. Spanish Conversation Group Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Scheben Branch All skill levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Gateway Community College. NKY English Conversation Club Wednesdays, noon Florence Branch Practice your English with fluent English speakers! Piecemakers Quilting Group Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Scheben Branch A great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project. Mahjong Fridays, 1 p.m. Scheben Branch 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. The Blue Dragon Literary Society October 1-31 Boone County Public Library Goodreads Group Page This month, participate in an online discussion of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Visit our Goodreads page to join this new online book discussion group! Each month we will post a new thread with a link to a short story, novella or short novel (200 pages or less) from the nineteenth to the early twentieth century. All titles will be available for free through Project Gutenberg. Some can also be checked out through Kentucky Libraries Unbound in e-text or e-audio formats. Note: To partici- pate in the discussion thread you will need to set up a free Goodreads account, if you don't already have one. One-on-one Computer Basics Monday-Friday Florence Branch Request individualized, one-on-one, com- puter lessons from professional librarians. Examples include: basic computer skills, online security and privacy, and Microsoft Office. When you register, please include times that you are available to attend classes. Medicare 101 Tuesday, October 1, 1:30 p.m. or Saturday, October 5, 11:30 a.m. Florence Branch Learn how to save money on your Part D plan. Join Chantel Lang to learn what you need to know about Medicare enrollment and how to make an informed decision about your options. Chalk Paint Luminaries Tuesday, October 1 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Cute Halloween luminaries will light up your harvest tables by up-cycling throw away jars and using a chalk paint tech- nique that you will learn. Make and take a set of two. $5 materials fee. Please register. Writer's Group Tuesdays, October 1, 8 & 29 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. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, October 3 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. Write-In Thursday, October 3 Main Library, 4-8:30 p.m. Escape distractions and bounce ideas off others. Join representatives from the NKU Writing Center. Come for an hour or stay the entire time! Light snacks will be provided or bring your own. Oktoberfest Saturday, October 5 Scheben Branch, noon-3 p.m. Celebrate our region's rich German heri- tage. River Valley Wood Carvers will have their work on display. Enjoy polka music by Polkin' Fun, free Servatii pretzels, and drinks in our Root Beer Garden, and a German-themed story time at 1 p.m. Prost!! Concert @ the Library: The Vintage People Band Sunday, October 6 Florence Branch, 2 p.m. See page 7. Nelson Charette: Photography & Digital Art October 7-November 22 Main Library, Curt Bessette Art Gallery, during open hours (opening reception Wednesday, October 16, 7-8:30 p.m.) Nelson Charette is a well-known photogra- pher around the Northern Kentucky area with over 30 years of experience. German Language Class Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, & November 4 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 and is progressive. Please register for the five-part series beginning on October 7. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, October 8 Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Discuss Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. Thrillers & Chillers Book Group Thursday, October 10 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss The Dry by Jane Harper. Experience Tai Chi Fridays, October 11 and 25 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. Phone # 859-992-0004 Monday - Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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