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2016.04 - BCPL Newsletter

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AARP Tax Aide Friday, April 1, 8, and 15 Main Library, 9 a.m. Targeted to low and moderate-income taxpayers, the Tax-Aide program gives special attention to those 60 and older. But no one is turned away unless the tax situation is too complex or beyond the tax preparers' training. Call 859- 360-2341 to make an appointment. EXPERIENCE Tai Chi Monday, April 4 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! Microsoft Word-I Monday, April 4 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Find out all the basic information about using Word 2013. Learn about the ribbons, current business letter format, and lots of tips and tricks! Writer's Group Tuesdays, April 5 & 19 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. Safe Aging Wednesday, April 6 Florence Senior Center, 11 a.m. Pick up safety tips that will help prevent injury. Topics to be covered include fall prevention, the Yellow Dot Program, home modification, local resources, and more. Community Stops in Hebron Wednesday, April 6 Remke Parking Lot, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 21 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 with you. Holocaust Survivor: Conrad Weiner Wednesdays, April 6 or April 13 Main Library, 7 p.m. See page 1. Computer & Internet Basics Thursdays, April 7, 14, & 21 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. Learn how to use a computer and surf the Internet. Topics covered: 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 Group Thursday, April 7 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks. Concert at the Library: Velvet Soul Friday, April 8 Main Library, 7 p.m. See page 7. National Library Week Customer Appreciation Day Monday, April 11 All library locations. We appreciate you, Boone County! Join us for free refreshments all day! Art for All Monday, April 11 Main Library 12:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. Paint Queen Anne's Lace under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class, you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $15 materials fee. Please register. Microsoft Word-II Monday, April 11 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Learn some of the more advanced things you can do with Word, such as creating a resume, a flyer, and more! Prerequisite for this class is MS Word-I or a working knowledge of MS Word. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, April 12 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. Discuss The Daughter by Jane Shemilt. How to Organize Any Space Tuesday, April 12 Florence Branch, 7 p.m. 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 Polly Giblin, the Mess Mender, as she shares her 5-step process for organizing any space. Please register. Thrillers and Chillers Thursday, April 14 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss Miss Julia Stands Her Ground by Ann B. Ross. DIY: Burlap Wreath Thursday, April 14 Main Library, 6 p.m. Stacie Earls and Theresa Van Auken from Our Latest Creation will be at the Main Library to teach you how to make a Spring/Summer wreath out of burlap, and ribbon. $30 materials fee. Please register. Used Book Sale Friday, April 15, 4-8 p.m. Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 1-5 p.m. Main Library Spend the weekend shopping for books, music, movies and more at greatly reduced prices. Trivia Night Friday, April 15 Main Library, 7 p.m. Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you. Microsoft PowerPoint Monday, April 18 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Explore the basics of MS PowerPoint 2013, including customizing slides, adding transitions, adding images/ hyperlinks/sounds, printing handouts, and more! weekly programs 2 To register for Library events online, go to: www.bcpl.org/events 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 Call Kathy Utz at 292-3393 at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed. Library events may be photographed or videotaped for inclusion on the Library's website

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