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2017•05 - BCPL Newsletter

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Writer's Group Tuesdays, May 2, 16 & 30 Main Library, 7 p.m. Join other local writing enthusiasts to share your work and get feedback. Spotlight on Genealogy: Digitizing Your Records Wednesday, May 3 Main Library, 7 p.m. Digitizing your family records should be a priority for everyone. One natural disaster could wipe out years of research or precious family photos. Having your records digitized can also make them easier to share with long distance relatives. Learn how to digitally save your family records in this program. Please register. Computer & Internet Basics Thursdays, May 4, 11 & 18 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 Group Thursday, May 4 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss The Physick Book of Deliver- ance Dane by Katherine Howe. Open Studio for Boone County Artists Thursday, May 4 Main Library, 6 p.m. Fuel your creativity by checking out different art techniques and mediums demonstrated by members of Boone County Visual Art Association. Feel free to bring your own art project and supplies to join in the fun. Concert @ the Library: Wayside Winds under the Dome Sunday, May 7 Main Library, 2 p.m. See page 7. Art for All Monday, May 8 Main Library, 12:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. Paint "April Showers!" under the guidance of a professional artist. At the end of the class, you'll walk away with a masterpiece! Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register. Looking for a way to give back to the community or meet new people in the area? This event is for you! Serve & Socialize Fair Tuesday, May 9 Main Library, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn about volunteer opportunities and social clubs for adults at this fair. Participating organizations include: Boone County Extension Home- makers, Master Provisions, Brighton Center, Dinsmore Homestead Museum, Boone County Historical Society, Comfort Quilts for Kids, Sewing 2 Serve, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Tabitha Ministries, Boone County Parks, Florence Woman's Club, Mary Rose Mission, Rabbit Hash Historical Society, Boone County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolu- tion, Simon Kenton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, Boone County Arboretum, New Friends of Northern Kentucky, Kiwanis Club of Boone County, Mason Dixon Blue Star Mothers, Florence Senior Activity Center, YMCA. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, May 9 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. Discuss Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. DIY: Skin Care Kit Wednesday, May 10 Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m. Make your own therapeutic grade spring skin care kit. Completely plant- based, the all-natural kit will include a citrus scrub, carrot cucumber face soap, and cocoa butter body stick customized with essential oils and or- ganic botanicals. Presented by Carisa of Seventh Street Gifts in Newport. $4 materials fee. Please register. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, May 11 Main Library, 10 a.m. Read a true crime novel of your choice this month as part of Mystery & Mayhem. Boone County Historic Preservation Awards Thursday, May 11 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Join the Boone County Historic Pres- ervation Review Board in celebrating Boone County's greatest successes of 2016. Trivia Night Friday, May 12 Main Library, 7 p.m. Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we'll put teams together for you. Concert @ the Library: Sakura Ladies Chorus Friday, May 12 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. See page 7. Herbal Home Keeping Monday, May 15 Chapin Memorial, 6 p.m. Learn to make all-natural, effective household cleaning items, including a spray bottle cleaner, a furniture polish, and dry laundry detergent. Each person will make and blend their own cleaning product - essential oils, high quality oils and waxes, and labels provided. Please register. Healthy Cooking Habits Tuesday, May 16 Florence Branch, 7 p.m. Looking to build healthier eating habits? A few easy ways include adding more greens and colorful veggies to your meals, cooking more with whole grains, and learning to think of fish weekly programs 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 postures. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117. Adult Coloring Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Main Library Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided. Bridge Tues. and Thurs., noon-3 p.m. Scheben Branch Open play – Everyone welcome! NKY English Conversation Club Wednesdays, noon Florence Branch Practice your English with fluent English speakers! This is a relaxed, conversational setting in which adults learning English can improve their skills. All levels 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 (optional). $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 2

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