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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, flexibility & 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 welcome! Book Cellar Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Main Library, Lower Level (Closed Wed, January 1.) Used books, DVDs, music & more. Spanish Conversation Group Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Scheben Branch All skill levels welcome. Co-spon- sored 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... january 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. Happy New Year! Wednesday, January 1 All BCPL locations closed. The Blue Dragon Literary Society January 1-31 Boone County Public Library Goodreads Group Page Discuss Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell in this online book group. Visit our Goodreads page to join! Each month we post a new thread with a link to a short story, novella or short novel. All titles are available for free through Project Guten- berg. Some can also be checked out through Kentucky Libraries Unbound in e-text or e-audio formats. One-on-one Computer Basics Monday-Friday Florence Branch Request individualized, one-on-one, computer lessons from professional librarians. Examples include: basic com- puter skills, online security and privacy, and Microsoft Office. Please register, and complete the survey in the online description, to choose a time. Card Making Thursday, January 2 Scheben Branch, 6 p.m. Learn how to make four themed cards. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register. Euchre Tournament: Senior Games Monday, January 6 Main Library, 12:30 p.m. Play Euchre as part of Northern Ken- tucky Winter Senior Games. Partnership with Boone County Parks. Please call the Parks Department at 859-334-2117 to register. Matter of Balance Mondays, January 6, 13, 20, 27 & February 3, 10, 17, 24 Scheben Branch, 1 p.m. Learn to manage falls and increase your activity levels through simple exercises to increase strength and balance.This 8-part program is provided by a grant to Brighton Center Retired and Volunteer Senior Program (RSVP) from the Cor- poration for National and Community Service. Taught by trained volunteer coaches. Please register separately for each of the eight sessions. Crafter's Guild Monday, January 6 Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Upcycled Paper-crafts: Celery Paper. Learn how to make paper from recycled and household materials. Attendees are encouraged to bring materials that they want to experiment with (seeds, dried flowers, etc.). Please register. Writer's Group Tuesdays, January 7 & 21 Main Library, 7 p.m. Join other local writing enthusiasts to share your work, get feedback, encour- agement, and perhaps even inspiration. Dance Fitness Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Looking for a fun, low-impact way to work out? Dance Fitness combines elements of many different types of dance, from jazz and ballet to Bollywood and Latin. Please register. Registering for January 8 registers you for all four classes. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, January 9 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss Winter's Child by Margaret Maron. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, January 9 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer. Publishing Discussion with Author Patricia McLinn Thursday, January 9 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Get insight on sorting through the pros and cons of the publishing options from USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn. McLinn has been traditionally, hybrid, and independently published over the past 30 years. Retired Adult Meetup Fridays, January 10 & 24 Hebron Branch, 10 a.m. Meet your neighbors for a little bit of conversation and fun! Phone # 859-992-0004 Monday - Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Kelsey at 292-3393 at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed.

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