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2021•04 - BCPL Newsletter

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ADULTS...april 3 Discover something new... Craft and Hobby series! Virtual: KY Cryptids with "Uncanny America" Monday, April 12, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Join Jennifer and Renee Starling, hosts of "Uncanny America," as they discover the spooky, weird, and wild stories of Kentucky. Get ready for cryptids, weird history, and more! Please register. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event. Virtual: Birds in Your Backyard Tuesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m., Zoom Wherever you live, you can easily find birds! Learn about the lives of these fascinating creatures that surround us and get tips for identifying and attracting birds with Dr. Emily Imhoff from the Cincinnati Museum Center. It's springtime, so there will be a focus on migratory birds and nesting. Please register. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event. Curt Bessette Art Gallery Virtual: Eat Better for Less Tuesday, April 6 Zoom, 11 a.m. A healthy cooking series presented by Holly Watters where you will learn simple tips on how to make affordable, healthier food choices for your family. Please Register. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event. Outdoor Yoga Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 9 a.m. In this low-moderate class you will find yourself flowing through gentle to challenging postures with a focus on the breath and an emphasis on safe alignment. $30 fee for the month. Bring a yoga mat and water. Register online at boonecountyky.org/parks or call the Parks of - fice at 859-334-2117. Registration required due to space limitations. Restrooms unavailable until 10am. Virtual: Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, April 8 Zoom, 10 a.m. Read suspense, mystery and true crime. Discuss Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths. Please email the leader to be added to the virtual meeting. Leader Teresa Sayers at tsayers@bcpl.org. Virtual: Holocaust Survivor-Conrad Weiner Thursday, April 8 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Hear the firsthand narrative of Holocaust survivor Conrad Weiner via Zoom. Please register. Registration closes at noon. Zoom link will be sent prior to the event. See front cover for more details. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, April 13 Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Read everything from fiction to biographies. Discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Group will meet in 2nd floor lounge area. Please wear masks and practice social distancing. Email the leader to regis- ter. Leader Kelley Brandeberry, kbrandeberry@bcpl.org. Virtual: Thrifting 101 Wednesday, April 14 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Our resident thrifting expert, Jenny, explores some of her favorite thrift places (physical and virtual), discusses how to look for quality items, and shares what types of items to thrift or avoid. Please register. Zoom link will be sent prior to the event. Chick Picks Book Group Thursday, April 15 Hebron Branch Amphitheater, 10 a.m. Join women of all ages as we read a mix of genres. Discuss The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. Please bring a chair and practice social distancing. Weather permitting. Please email the leader to register. Leader Karen Helmle, khelmle@bcpl.org. Virtual: Life's Simple 7 Thursday, April 15 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Learn about the American Heart Association's 7 simple steps to improve your heart health. Even small lifestyle changes can lead to big changes for your heart! Please register. Zoom link will be provided prior to the event. Virtual: Old School Gamers of Florence Saturday, April 17 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 a pre-generated character will be provided prior to the event. St. Elizabeth Free Carotid Artery Screenings Wednesday, April 21 Hebron Branch, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Carotid Artery Screenings check the arteries in the neck, where plaque buildup can lead to blockages, the #1 cause of stroke. Please call (859) 301-WELL (9355) to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment. Real Men Read Book Group Wednesday, April 21 Scheben Branch, 10:30 a.m. Discuss the latest book you've read. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Email the leader to register. Leader John Purdy, jpurdy@bcpl.org. Virtual: Cooking Together (at home) - Panko Chicken Milanese Sunday, April 25 Zoom, 4:30 p.m. Learn to cook Panko Chicken Milanese with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott from your own kitchen! This recipe will feed about 4 people. Please register. Registra- tion closes Friday, April 23 at 1 p.m. so ingredients list and Zoom link can be sent. Monday 4 Mystery Book Group Monday, April 26 Main Library, 6 p.m. Explore mystery and suspense novels. Discuss The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Email the leader to register. Leader Suzanne Yowler, syowler@bcpl.org. Tom Mitts: Home Through April 10 Main Library Tom grew up in Newport just south of the Ohio River. Many of his paintings focus on the houses and streetscapes of Newport and the river views north. People and pets can also mean home. Tom often painted the human form using oil and pastel and images of his dogs, too! Pat Buckley April 14-May 15 Main Library My Kentucky Dreams - View scenes of rural Kentucky from a slower, simpler time through original pastel and oil works. Additional displays Comic Book World Scheben Branch View a display of comic books.

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