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2020•04 - BCPL Newsletter

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One-on-One Computer Basics Florence Branch Mon-Fri: hours by appt Computer lessons from professional librarians. Examples include basic computer skills, online security and privacy, and Microsoft Office. Call 342- BOOK, x8303 to register. In the Loop Florence Branch Mon: 10am Knit or crochet, your choice! Learn for the first time or pick up new tricks. Gentle Yoga by Madison Pike Yoga Scheben Branch Mon: 10am Bring a yoga mat. $40 fee for the month or $10 drop-in. Sign up online at Yoga by Boone County Parks Dept. Main Library Mon: 6pm & 7:15pm Tues: 9:30am Hebron Branch Wed: 6:30pm Scheben Branch Thurs: 6:15pm Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone Cty Parks 859-334-2117 to register or for more info. Adult Coloring Main Library Tues: 9:30am Meet other coloring enthusiasts while enjoying this relaxing activity. Coloring supplies provided. Bridge Scheben Branch Tues & Thurs: noon-3pm Open play – all welcome! Spanish Conversation Group Scheben Branch Tues: 6:30pm All skill levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Gateway Community College. NKY English Conversation Club Florence Branch Wed: noon Practice your English with fluent English speakers! Piecemakers Quilting Group Scheben Branch Wed: 1pm A great opportunity to visit and work on your latest project. Mahjong Scheben Branch Fri: 1pm Open play - All skill levels welcome! Call Kelsey at 292-3393 at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed. events & workshops for ADULTS Go to and locate your program in the Library's event calendar or call 859-342-BOOK (2665) and select the appropriate location. weekly events explore 2 REGISTER FOR LIBRARY EVENTS Puzzle Races April 1-30, Scheben Branch during open hours Race for your chance to win! How fast can you complete a jigsaw puzzle? Check out a puzzle from the front desk, time how quickly you can put it together and compete with other customers for the fastest time! Enter either by yourself, or with up to three of your friends. Leaderboard will be displayed by the front desk. Northern Kentucky Forum: Food, Farmers, and Us Wednesday, April 1, Lincoln-Grant Scholar House, 824 Greenup St, Covington, 6:45-8:15pm Learn about sustainable farming & it's relationship to the economy. Mary Berry of the Berry Center & a panel of experts will discuss how this pertains on a local & state level. The NKY Forum is a partnership between Boone, Kenton, and Campbell County libraries and the NKU Scripps Howard Center. Please register. Card Making Thursday, April 2, Hebron Branch, 6pm Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register. Holocaust Survivor Thursdays, April 2 or 16, Main Library, 6:30pm See page 1 for details. Super Smash Bros. Melee Tournament Saturday, April 4, Hebron Branch, 10am-5pm General Rules: 3 Stock, 5 Minutes, Best of 3 Single Elimination. Everyone ages 10 and up (ESRB Rating), anyone under the age of 10 can register at parent's discretion. Sign in from 10-11am. Matches start at 11:30am. Please Register. Geek Your Health: Star Wars Yoga Saturday, April 4, Main Library, 10:30am Jedi-yogis join the Rebel Alliance for self- empowerment, peace, and unity through a 60 minute yoga and mindfulness practice. Learn how you can use the Force to guide your body and breath. Never practiced yoga? Remember what Yoda said, "Try not. Do or do not. There is no try." Ages 14 and up. Please register. Florence Tabletop Gamers Saturday, April 4 and 18, Florence Branch, 1-4:30pm 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! Crafter's Guild Monday, April 6, Florence Branch, 6:30pm Upcycled Paper-crafts: Black out Poetry. Learn how to write poems using pages from old books. Please register. It's Coffee Time Wednesday, April 8, Scheben Branch, 12:30pm Have you ever painted with coffee? Give it a try! We will use this fun and unusual medium to create beautiful smelling art. Presented by Red String Arts. $15 materials fee. Please register. Streaming: Do I Still Want Cable? Wednesday, April 8, Main Library, 6:30pm Back by popular demand! There are so many options for streaming devices and services, with even more on the horizon. Join Michael Savarino, the Library's IT Coordinator, as he discusses current products, services, and what trends we could expect in the future. Computers to Sporting Goods: A Bigfamily's work in Zimbabwe Wednesday, April 8, Scheben Branch, 6:30pm A Bigfamily Inc. is dedicated to helping children in remote areas of the world to optimize their potential by making resources available to them that have been beyond their reach. Learn about their work in Zimbabwe providing computers and sporting equipment for children. Anti-Crafting: Marbled Coasters Thursday, April 9, Main Library, 10am Do you want to make something but aren't really a crafty person? Make your own coasters using nail polish and other materials. Bring several nail polish colors (not quick drying). All other materials provided. Please register. The 1916 Easter Rising: The Beginning of Modern Ireland's Renaissance Thursday, April 9, Main Library, 6:30pm In Irish history, the Easter Rising of 1916 is seen as a turning point in the pursuit of Irish nationalism & as a watershed moment in Irish literature. Dr. Ray Hebert (Prof. of History, Thomas More College) and Dr. Gary Walton (Assoc. Prof. of English, NKU) will discuss the leading figures involved – Pearse, Connolly, Yeats – and how both History and Literature helped shape modern Ireland.

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