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2020•02 - 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 Florence Branch Mondays, 10 a.m. Knit or crochet, your choice! Learn for the first time or pick up new tricks. Yoga Mondays, 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Hebron Branch Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Scheben Branch Thursdays, 6:15 p.m. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Adult Coloring Main Library Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. Bridge Scheben Branch Tues & Thurs noon-3 p.m. Open play – Everyone welcome! Book Cellar Main Library Basement Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Weds, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Used books, DVDs, music & more. Spanish Conversation Group Scheben Branch Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Gateway Community College. NKY English Conversation Club Florence Branch Wednesdays, noon Practice your English with fluent English speakers! Piecemakers Quilting Group Scheben Branch Wednesdays, 1 p.m. A great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project. Mahjong Scheben Branch Fridays, 1 p.m. Open play - All skill levels welcome! discover... EVENTS & WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS... february 2 The Blue Dragon Literary Society Boone County Public Library Goodreads Page, February 1-29 Discuss The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett. Visit our Goodreads page to join! Women Empowering Themselves Through Self-Defense Florence Branch, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon Five-week series for women taught by Lauren Bailey and Lindsey Ross, black belt martial artists and members of the board of directors for the National Women's Martial Arts Federation. Please register. Geek Your Health: Shape Up Like Spiderman Main Library, Saturday, February 1, 10:30 a.m. Learn to move like Spiderman with this functional fitness class from the parkour professionals at Swift Movement Studio and NKU. This intro session will get you climbing and jumping, and equip you with essential skills to safely traverse obstacles. Adults only. Please register. Florence Table-top Gamers (all experience levels) Florence Branch, Sat, February 1 & 15, 1-4:30 p.m. Journey through time and space, to the land of Old School Dungeons and Dragons! Concert @ the Library: Chelsea Ford & the Trouble Florence Branch, Sunday, February 2, 2 p.m. See page 7. New! Gentle Yoga (all levels) Scheben Branch, Mondays, 10 a.m. Bring your own mat. $30 for 4 week session or $10 drop-in. Pay online to reserve your spot or pay cash or check at the door. Sign up online at . One-on-one Computer Basics Florence Branch, Monday-Friday One-on-one, computer lessons from professional librarians. Examples include: basic computer skills, online security and privacy, and Microsoft Office. Please complete the survey in the online description to choose a time. Library Trustee Informational Meeting Main Library, Monday, February 3, 4-5:30 p.m. BCPL's Board of Trustees is accepting applications for volunteer board positions that begin July 2020. Applicants should have a passion for libraries and the ability to effectively advocate for them. Interested individuals must attend this informational meeting. Crafter's Guild: Upcycled Paper-crafts, Paper Flowers Florence Branch, Monday, February 3, 6:30 p.m. Make and take flowers crafted from recycled and household materials. Please register. Raising Butterflies Main Library, Monday, February 3, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to raise Monarch butterflies in your own backyard before the spring butterfly season occurs. Trudy Flowers discusses helpful tools and resources for this fascinating hobby Intergenerational Traveling Scheben Branch, Tuesday, February 4, 6 p.m. Beverly Johnson from Road Scholar will talk about the intergenerational travel opportunities for grandparents and grandchildren of all ages. Suicide Prevention Training Hebron Branch, Tuesday, February 4, 6 p.m. Training for Suicide Prevention is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. Pprovided by Larry McNabb, a Certified Gatekeeper Instructor. Please register. Writer's Group Main Library, Tuesdays, February 4 & 18, 7 p.m. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Dance Fitness Main Library, Wednesdays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6:30 p.m. Looking for a fun, low-impact way to work out? Get a great workout that's easy on your joints & listen to great music. Please register for February 5 which will register you for the entire month. Best of the Best Book Discussion Group Florence Branch, Thursday, February 6, 3 p.m. Discuss Educated by Tara Westover. Card Making Florence Branch, Thursday, February 6, 6 p.m. Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register. Valentine's Truffles Main Library, Thursday, February 6, 6:30 p.m. Learn about different kinds of chocolate and how to mix a basic truffle dough. Roll, dip, and decorate your own truffle and prepare for Valentine's Day! Please register. Experience Tai Chi Scheben Branch, Fridays, February 14 & 28, 10:30 a.m. Master Greg Fahey, a 6th Degree Black Belt, will teach an easy course in this gentle and low impact martial art. Concert @ the Library: The Ben Levin Trio Hebron Branch, Friday, February 7, 7 p.m. See page 7. AARP Tax-Aide Main Library, Fridays, February 7-April 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tax-Aide targets low & moderate income taxpayers. To register, email & the Tax-Aide facilitators will contact you with an assigned time. Be sure to include phone number. No one is turned away unless the tax situation is too complex or beyond the tax preparer's training. Boone County Chess Challenge Hebron Branch, Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Test your chess skills at the inaugural Boone County Chess Challenge! This tournament is open to all ages. See the event description in our online calendar for details. $10 fee for entry. Please register. Hoxworth Blood Drive Hebron Branch, Saturday, February 8, 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. One blood donation can save up to three lives! To schedule an appointment go to: or call Hoxworth at (513) 451-0910. Walk-ons are welcome! Crafternoon: Book Folding Scheben Branch, Sunday, February 9, 2 p.m. Get in the Valentine's Day spirit by creating folded book art in the shape of hearts! Book provided, or bring your own 21 cm or taller. Please register. Fly-Tying Basics Main Library, Sundays, Feb 9, 16, 23, March 1, 15 & 22, 2:30-4:45 p.m. Learn about this popular hobby and what you need to get started. Please call the Parks Department at 334-2117 to register.

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