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Community Stops in Hebron Wednesday, March 2 Remke Parking Lot, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 24 Lakeside Christian Church 10 a.m. - noon Pick up your hold request and check out books from our mini library on wheels. Please bring your library card. Computer & Internet Basics Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17 & 24 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. Learn about the parts of a computer system, how to get online and get to websites, how to use search engines and perform keyword searching, and how to set up and use an email account. Please register. Best of the Best Book Discussion Group Thursday, March 3 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman. Hook & Needle: Crochet Basket Thursday, March 3 and Monday, March 14 Main Library, 6 p.m. INTERMEDIATE LEVEL CLASS Join us in making this cute crochet basket, perfect to be your new project bag! Please bring 3 skeins of super bulky weight (6) yarn, a size "J" 8mm crochet hook, and a yarn needle. Registration required. Heart Attack: Learn the Signs and Symptoms Thursday, March 3 Main Library, 7 p.m. Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. At this free workshop, St. Elizabeth will teach you about heart attack signs and symptoms and how to respond to a heart emergency. This education event will include hands only CPR with practice. AARP Tax Aide Friday, March 4, 11, 18 & 25 Main Library, 9 a.m. Targeted to low and moderate-income taxpayers, the Tax-Aide program gives special attention to those 50 and older. But no one is turned away unless the tax situation is too complex or beyond the tax preparers' training. Things are different this year! Instead of the number system we've used in the past, you will need to call 859-360-2341 to make an appointment. Concert in the Library: Dark Moll Friday, March 4 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. See page 7. DISCOVER Tai Chi Monday, March 7 Main Library, 10 a.m. Northern Kentucky Shaolin-do will demonstrate this form of meditation in motion, which promotes seren- ity and inner peace. This will be a 30-minute class. Tai Chi is good for all ages! Spotlight on Genealogy: Digital Family Trees Monday, March 7 Main Library, 7 p.m. With the retirement of Family Tree Maker by Ancestry, you might be left wondering, "What now?" We will discuss all of the options for software and websites to store your digital family tree, images and documents. Please register. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, March 8 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. Discuss The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe. Writer's Group Tuesday, March 8 & 22 Main Library, 7 p.m. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Wild Animal Rescue Tuesday, March 8 Florence Branch, 7 p.m. If you were to find a baby wild animal, would you know what to do? Learn how to determine if an animal is truly orphaned, what to do if the animal is injured, laws pertaining to animal rescue, how to help wildlife in your community and much more. Presented by Fox Run Environmental Education Center. Please register. Young @ Heart Book Group Wednesday, March 9 Barnes & Noble, 6 p.m. Discuss Girls Like Us by Gail Giles. Thrillers and Chillers Thursday, March 10 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss The Man in the Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal. Card Making Thursday, March 10 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demon- strator Barbara Simpson. $5 materials fee. Please register. weekly programs 2 To register for Library events online, go to: and locate your program in the Library's event calendar. In the Loop Mondays, 10 a.m. Florence Branch Knit or crochet in relaxed, friendly company. Learn for the first time or pick up some new tricks. Gentle Yoga Mondays, 6 p.m. Main Library Learn the basic postures and flows. Please bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Yoga Mondays, 7:10 p.m. Main Library Relax and explore Hatha yoga pos- tures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Bridge Tues. and Thurs., Noon-3 p.m. Scheben Branch Open play – Everyone welcome! Please note: Bridge will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. Piecemakers Quilting Group Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. Scheben Branch Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting. Spanish Conversation Group Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Scheben Branch For people studying Spanish as well as those passionate about the language. All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway Community College. Yoga Thursdays, 6:15 p.m. Scheben Branch This class is suitable for all levels! Please bring a yoga mat & small handheld or wrist weights (option- al). $30 fee per month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Mahjong Fridays, 1 p.m. Scheben Branch Open play - All skill levels welcome! discover... EVENTS & WORKSHOPS FOR adults Crochet a basket at Hook & Needle

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