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2021•07 - BCPL Newsletter

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Comfort Quilts for Kids Tuesday, July 13 Hebron Branch, 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 26 Main Library, 12:30-3:30 p.m. If you're a quilter, this may be the group for you! Join us for a quilting presentation followed by sharing quilts that you have been making. Quilts are donated to different organizations in the community. Co-sponsored by the R. C. Durr YMCA. Please register. Writer's Group Tuesdays, July 13 and 27 Main Library, 7 p.m. Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Email Alisa at asnow@bcpl. org with questions. Please register. Virtual: The Secret Life of Trees - Little Known Facts About Our Familiar Friends Thursday, July 15 Zoom, 6:30 p.m. Many of us take trees for granted and forget what life would be like without them. Even though they can seem like inanimate objects just standing there, they are actually complex and alive. Native trees should be helped to thrive for both our sake and theirs. Presented by the Cincinnati Nature Center. Please register. Zoom link will be provided before the event. Virtual: Old School Gamers of Florence Saturday, July 17 Zoom and 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. Winsor McCay in Cincinnati Monday, July 19 Florence Branch, 6:30 p.m. Winsor McCay, creator of "Little Nemo In Slumberland," is credited with inventing animated cartoons. Join Greg Hand, author of "Cincinnati Curiosities" at Cincinnati Magazine, as he discusses how he got his start in Cincinnati (and quite a colorful start it was!). Please register. Chess Camp for Beginners Saturday, July 24 Hebron Branch, 1-3:30 p.m. Open to beginners of all ages! Learn the basics of chess moves, tactics, and notation, and then practice against other beginners. Please register. Trivia Wednesday, July 28 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you. Hybrid: Protect Your Pollinators Thursday, July 29, 6:30 p.m. Main Library In-person: Please register. Zoom Virtual: Please register. Zoom link will be sent prior to the event. Learn how you can protect the pollinators and attract more to your green spaces. The Boone County Extension Office will discuss the plight of pollinators and ways you can help. Please register. 3 Call Kelsey at 292-3393 at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed. ADULTS 3

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