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2020•03 - 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. Gentle Yoga Scheben Branch Mondays, 10 a.m. Bring a yoga mat. $40 fee for the month or $10 drop-in. Sign up online at Yoga Main Library Mondays, 6 p.m. 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... march 2 The Blue Dragon Literary Society Boone County Public Library Goodreads Page March 1-31 Discuss Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville. Visit our Goodreads page to join! Crafter's Guild Monday, March 2, Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Doodles & Drawings. Learn how to draw weird, but cute, things. Please register. Thailand: Life Behind The Thai Smile Tuesday, March 3, Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Nick Paddock speaks about his experiences as a volunteer in Thailand. Writer's Group Tues, March 3, 17 & 31, Main Library, 7 p.m. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Dance Fitness Wed, March 4, 11 & 18, Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Get a great workout that's easy on your joints & listen to great music. Please register. Registration for March 4 registers you for the 3 week session. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, March 5, Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Every Note Played by Lisa Genova. Card Making Thursday, March 5, Main Library, 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. Poetry Open Mic Thursday, March 5, Main Library, 5:45-6:30 p.m. Looking for a place to share your original poem or practice reciting out loud? Poets of all ages and levels are welcome to read, and poetry lovers are encouraged to attend. Poems must be family friendly. Number of poems read will depend on response. Writer's Corner: Kentucky Poet Laureate Jeff Worley Thursday, March 5, Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Are you a poetry fan or a poet looking for some guid- ance? Jeff Worley, with five published poetry books and appearances in over 500 literary magazines across North America, will discuss where poetry ideas come from and how to get them on paper before they vaporize. He will also read some of his own work. AARP Tax-Aide Fri, March 6-April 10, Main Library, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tax-Aide targets low & moderate income taxpayers. To register, call 859-912-1619. No one is turned away unless the tax situation is too complex or beyond the tax preparer's training. Geek Your Health: Train Like the Avengers Saturday, March 7, Main Library, 10:30 a.m. Want to be as strong as The Hulk? Fly around like Iron Man? Run as fast as Captain America? Or fight like Black Widow? Now you can learn the basic skills of strength training combined with the style and finesse of high intensity (HIIT) combat. Co-sponsored by NKU. Ages 16 through adult. Please register. Florence Table-top Gamers Sat, March 7 & 21, Florence Branch, 1-4:30 p.m. Come with us now, on a journey through time and space, to the land of Old School Dungeons and Dragons! Gamers of all experience levels welcome! Art for All Monday, March 9, Scheben Branch, 12:30 p.m. Paint "Lone Cardinal" under the guidance of an artist. Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register. The Old Weird Cincinnati Monday, March 9, Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. UFOs? Check. Sea Monsters? Check. Occult societies? Check. Madstones? Yep. We will take a look at some of the incidents Cincinnati would rather forget. Presented by Greg Hand, author at Cincinnati Magazine. Please register. Financial Aid: Taking the Mystery Out of Paying for College Tuesday, March 10, Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. In this critical workshop, college expert Dan Bisig will unravel the mystery surrounding the FAFSA and CSS Profile and give families the facts on how the system works and the aid they will likely receive. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, March 10, Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Let's Get Growing: Organic Vegetable Gardening Tuesday, March 10, Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Learn about soil improvement, the best varieties for our climate, and safe methods of combating insects, weeds, and diseases. Presented by David Koester, Boone County Extension Horticulture Agent. Please register. Mixed Media Layering Wed, March 11, Scheben Branch, 12:30 p.m. Have you ever wondered how artists create paintings that look like they have depth to them? Join Tara from Red String Arts and create an abstract piece with child- like manipulation of the materials and creativity. This mixed media work of art will be 8x10 sized and can be customized with any colors you like! Open to all adults. $10 material fee. Please register. Thrillers and Chillers Thursday, March 12, Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict. Cupcake Decorating Thursday, March 12 Main Library 6:30 p.m. Learn to decorate cupcakes like a pro! Get some basic decorating tips and go-to tools that will make decorating cakes easy and inexpensive for results you will want to show off! $10 materials fee. Please register. Call Kelsey at 292-3393 at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed.

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