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2021•03 - BCPL Newsletter

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march 3 Discover something new... Craft and Hobby series! Virtual: Kitchen Scrap Gardening Monday, March 8 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to regrow kitchen scraps that you would normally throw away in the trash or compost. Pre- sented by Gina Ligon of the Boone County Extension Office. Please register. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event. Virtual: Explore the Great Outdoors Tuesday, March 16 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Interested in learning about some of the different types of outdoor activities in the area? Join the Boone County Parks Department for an overview of oppor- tunities in your own backyard! Please register. Zoom link will be provided by email prior to the event. Virtual: KY Cryptids with "Uncanny America" Monday, April 12, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Virtual: Birds in Your Backyard Tuesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Tom Mitts: Home March 3-April 10 Main Library Tom grew up on 2nd Street in Newport, Kentucky, just a couple blocks south of the Ohio River, and many of his paintings focus on what he knew well: the houses and streetscapes of Newport and the river views north from Northern Kentucky. Of course, people and pets can also mean home! Tom often painted the human form using oil and pastel - and painted images of his dogs, too! Additional displays Artistry Art Studio March 1-31 Scheben Branch Students from The Artistry Art Studio in Union share their work. Curt Bessette Art Gallery flowing Inspection Please the Virtual: Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, March 4 Zoom, 3 p.m. Read and discuss bestselling novels. Discuss The Uninvited by Dorothy Macardle. Email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Suzanne Yowler, syowler@bcpl.org Virtual: Cookie Decorating Basics March 5-31 YouTube Everyone loves a fun, decorated bakery cookie! You can decorate like a professional with supplies you likely have in your own kitchen or can easily find. Learn an easy decorator's icing recipe and some simple decorating techniques you can use for any occasion! Please register. Supply list and YouTube link will be sent via email. Video will be available March 5-31. Virtual: Awesome Animal Adaptations Tuesday, March 9 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. "Zoom" in to get up close and personal with five live animals who call the Cincinnati Museum Center home! Whether scaly or furry, winged or webbed, all are sure to impress with their unique adaptations. Learn about the habitats they can be found in and the amazing features and behaviors that help them survive. Please register – ONE REGISTRATION PER HOUSEHOLD. For all ages. Zoom link will be provided by email prior to the event. Virtual: Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, March 9 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Read everything from fiction to biographies. Discuss The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. Email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Kelley Brandeberry, kbrandeberry@bcpl.org Virtual: Thrillers and Chillers Thursday, March 11 Zoom, 10 a.m. Read suspense, mystery and true crime. Discuss The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott. Email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Teresa Sayers at tsayers@bcpl.org Virtual: Search and Rescue Dogs Tuesday, March 16 Facebook Live, 10 a.m. Have you ever seen a search and rescue dog do its "job" live? Members of the Kentucky Search and Rescue Dogs will provide a demonstration of how they train these "pawsome" dogs and what they can do to help someone in need. Visit BCPL's Facebook page to watch. Please note - you do not need a Facebook account to watch. Virtual: Chick Picks Book Group Thursday, March 18 Zoom, 10 a.m. Join women of all ages as we read a mix of genres. Discuss The Death of Mrs.Westaway by Ruth Ware. Email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Karen Helmle, khelmle@bcpl.org Virtual: Old School Gamers of Florence Saturday, March 20 Zoom & Roll20, 1 p.m. Come with us now, on a journey through time and space, to the land of Old School RPGs! Gamers of all experience levels welcome! Please register. Zoom, Roll20 link, and pre-generated character will be provided prior to the event. Virtual: Comfort Quilts for the Community Monday, March 22 Zoom, 9:30 a.m. Join us for a quilting presentation followed by sharing quilts that you have been making. Quilts are donated to organizations in the community. Co-sponsored by R.C. Durr YMCA. Please register. Zoom link will be provided by email on Friday prior to meeting. Hoxworth Blood Drive Main Library Monday, March 22, 11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. & 2:30-5 p.m. One blood donation can save up to three lives! To sched- ule an appointment go to: hoxworth.org/groups/bcpl or call Hoxworth at (513) 451-0910. Virtual: Monday 4 Mystery Book Group Monday, March 22 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Explore mystery and suspense novels. Discuss The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson. Email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Suzanne Yowler, syowler@bcpl.org Virtual: The Life and Death of Stars Tuesday, March 23 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Stars come in all masses and colors. But where do they come from? What happens when they die? This stellar evolution program takes you through the lives of various stars and their dramatic demises. Presented by the Cincinnati Observatory. For all ages. Please register. Zoom link will be provided by email prior to the event. Virtual: Bookish Trivia Thursday, March 25 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. How much do you know about all things book? Topics will include general book knowledge, book-to-movie ad- aptations, authors with March birthdays, and a special picture round! Please register. Registration closes one hour before the program. Zoom link will be provided by email prior to the event.

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