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Community Stops in Hebron Wednesday, June 1 Remke Parking Lot, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 16 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. Spotlight on Genealogy: Early Military Records Wednesday, June 1 Main Library, 7 p.m. Military records can often hold a trea- sure trove of important information on our ancestors. This presentation will focus on early military record sources, basic search strategies, and how to order the records that cannot be found online. Please register. Free St. Elizabeth's Carotid Artery Screening Thursday, June 2 Florence Branch, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. To qualify for the free screening you must be FEMALE, age 28 or older, with two or more of the following risk factors: • Smoker or previous smoker • Diabetic • Hypertension/high blood pressure • Elevated cholesterol or triglycerides • Obesity/overweight • Family history of stroke or TIA (mini stroke) • Family history of cardiovascular disease, Please call 859-301-WELL to register. Computer & Internet Basics Thursdays, June 2, 9 & 16 Florence Branch, 1 p.m. In this 3-week class, you will learn about the parts of a computer, how to get online and search for websites, and how to set up and use email. Please register. Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, June 2 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. A Simple Way to Get Your Affairs in Order Thursday, June 2 Main Library, 6 p.m. John Hartmann from Legacy Planning Services will discuss the financial aspects of protecting your assets and the legal aspects needed to protect you and your children from probate court. Underground Railroad of Boone County Bus Tour Friday, June 3 Main Library, 9:30 a.m. Discover the Underground Railroad in Boone County! Back by popular demand, explore the people and places in Boone County's elusive Underground Railroad history. Travel on an air-conditioned bus to historic sites in Rabbit Hash, Petersburg, Big Bone Lick State Park and more. Lunch is included! Please register. $40 fee required to secure registration. Cash or check only. EXPERIENCE Tai Chi Monday, June 6 Main Library, 10:30 a.m. Northern Kentucky Shaolin-do will demonstrate this form of meditation in motion which promotes serenity and inner peace. One-hour class. Tai Chi is good for all ages! Hook and Needle: Yarn Bombing the Library Monday, June 6 and Thursday, June 9 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Be part of our annual yarn bombing event! Learn the basics or drop in during one of the two meetings to pick up this year's patterns and supplies. Just bring your own size "I" (5.5mm) hook to help make squares for this year's additions to the display. Continuing Watercolor Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28 Florence Branch, 7 p.m. Discover the joy and beauty of wa- tercolor painting! This 4-week class, taught by Winnie Bowling, is open to students of all levels, from beginning, to advanced - as well as both new and old students. $15 total fee for all classes. Please register. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, June 9 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. 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! 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. Rummikub Thursdays, 5 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. Florence Branch Do you like to play Rummikub? Do you want to learn how? Rummikub (pronounced Rummy-cube) is a cross between rummy and mahjong. 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 Meet others with a common interest and learn about new authors and genres you've never tried before at one of the Library's seven book groups.

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