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2020•09 - BCPL Newsletter

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adults Virtual: Escape Room - Goblin Quest Anytime, bcpl.org/events Retrieve an enchanted wand from the clutches of Leprix the Mad. Virtual: Escape Room - Save the Timeline Anytime, bcpl.org/events Save the timeline of some historical (and not so historical) events related to Boone County. Outdoor Yoga Wednesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 9 a.m. Please register. Flow through gentle to challenging postures with a focus on the breath and an emphasis on safe alignment. Bring a yoga mat and water. $30 fee for the month. To register, call the Parks at 859- 334-2117 or visit boonecountyky.org/parks. Restrooms unavailable until 10 a.m. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, September 3 Florence Branch (outdoors), 3 p.m. Please register. Discuss Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. Read and discuss bestselling novels. Please bring your own chair and practice social distancing. Weather permitting. Leader Suzanne Yowler, syowler@bcpl.org. Virtual: Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, September 8 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Discuss Persuasion by Jane Austen. Read everything from fiction to biographies. Contact the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Zoom link will be sent prior to event. Leader Kelley Brande- berry, kbrandeberry@bcpl.org. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, September 10 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Please register. Discuss Shelter by Harlan Coben. Read suspense, mystery and true crime. Please bring your own chair and practice social distancing. Weather permitting. Leader Teresa Sayers, tsayers@bcpl.org. Create Your Own Fairy Garden Friday, September 11 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 11 a.m. Please register. Create a fairy garden while outdoors! Choose from a variety of plants to add to your piece. Customize it with our fairy garden items or create your own. We will have 3D printed accessories from our Boone Innovation Lab to choose from as well. Leave the class with your own unique fairy garden. Hoxworth Blood Drive Monday, September 14 Main Library, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call Hoxworth at (513) 451-0910 or go to hoxworth.org/groups/bcpl. Virtual: Suicide Prevention Training Monday, September 14 Zoom, 6 p.m. Please register. Just like CPR, Question, Persuade, Re- fer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. This free virtual training is provided by Larry McNabb, a Certified Gatekeeper Instructor. Materials and Zoom link will be sent via email before the event. Please register by Friday, Sept. 11. Virtual: How to Organize Any Space Tuesday, September 15 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Please register. Whether you are struggling with a cluttered garage, basement or dining room, the process for creating a less cluttered, more functional space is the same. Join Professional Organizer Polly Giblin, the Mess Mender, as she shares her 5-step process for organizing any space. Zoom link will be sent prior to event. Real Men Read Book Group Wednesday, September 16 Scheben Branch (outdoors), 10:30 a.m. Please register. Talk about the latest book you've read. Please bring your own chair and practice social distancing. Weather permitting. Leader John Purdy, jpurdy@bcpl.org. Chick Picks Book Group Thursday, September 17 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Please register. Discuss The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle. Women of all ages reading a mix of genres. Please bring your own chair and practice social distancing. Weather permitting. Leader Karen Helmle, khelmle@bcpl.org. Virtual: So You Want a Pet... Thursday, September 17 Facebook Live, 2 p.m. Are you thinking about bringing a new pet into your home? The Boone County Animal Shelter will share tips on what to consider before adopting or purchas- ing a pet, what to expect with your new pet, and how to adjust to your new lives together. Plus, check out the facility live and from the comfort of your comput- er! This will be a Facebook Live program so visit our Facebook page to tune in! Note: You do not need a Facebook account to watch. Virtual: Old School Gamers of Florence Saturday, September 19 Zoom, 1 p.m. Please register. Come with us now, on a journey through time and space, to the land of Old School RPGs! Invite to Zoom, Roll20, and pregenerated characters will be provided prior to the event. Gamers of all experience levels welcome! Virtual: Eat Better for Less Monday, September 21 Zoom, 11 a.m. Please register. Healthy cooking series presented by Holly Watters where you will learn simple tips on how to make affordable, healthier food choices for your family. Zoom link will be sent prior to event. Participants can pick up recipes + kitchen tools from the Florence Branch prior to the event. Virtual: Trivia Thursday, September 24 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Please register. Join us for a virtual trivia night! This will be a condensed version of our regular trivia that we can play together just for fun! Play by yourself or with your family! Zoom link will be sent prior to event. Virtual: NKY Forum - The Economy Sunday, September 27 Zoom, 2 p.m. Please register. The economy is an important topic to most Americans. This moderated discussion allows different options and their pros and cons to be discussed in a fair and equal way. Zoom link will be sent prior to event. Monday 4 Mystery Book Group Monday, September 28 Florence Branch (outdoors), 6:30 p.m. Please register. Discuss The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton. Explore mystery and suspense novels. Please bring your own chair and practice social distanc- ing. Weather permitting. Leader Suzanne Yowler, syowler@bcpl.org. Virtual: Secret Northern Kentucky Show-and- Tell: The Weird, Wonderful & Obscure Tuesday, September 29 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Please register. Secret Cincinnati photographer, John Witt, shines the spotlight on some of the 89 "secrets" in the book Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful & Obscure by Kathy Witt. Focusing on NKY places and outdoor locations that can be visited, John will present a slideshow and some behind-the-scenes stories that may surprise you. John will be joined by two "secrets" featured in the book: Hail Dark Aesthetics in Covington's MainStrasse and Big Bone Lick State Park. Both will have some show- and-tell items (and stories) on hand. Zoom link will be sent prior to event. explore... 2

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