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2017•09 - BCPL Newsletter

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The Florence Branch will be closed July 1 to 15, 2017. The Florence Branch will close July 1-15 for installation of a new HVAC system and carpeting. The branch will reopen Sunday, July 16 at 1 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience. All locations closed - Labor Day Monday, September 4 Writer's Group Tuesdays, September 5 & 19 Main Library, 7 p.m. Join other local writing enthusiasts to share your work, get feedback, encour- agement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece. Spotlight on Genealogy: Social Media Wednesday, September 6 Main Library, 7 p.m. You know you can use social media to stay in touch with friends and family, but did you know it can be useful for genealogy research? Learn how social media can help you discover your family history. Computer & Internet Basics Thursdays, September 7, 14 & 21 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, September 7 Florence Branch, 3 p.m. Discuss Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich. Open Studio for Boone County Artists Thursday, September 7 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. Intro to Acting Class Thursdays, Sept. 7 – Oct. 12 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. This six-week course covers basic acting skills and is taught in a fun, threat-free environment with theatre games and short in-class performanc- es. Open to all ages from senior high to senior citizen. Please register. Concert at the Library: Foley Road Friday, September 8 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. See page 7. Concert under the Dome: Sophie Wang & Slade Trammell Saturday, September 9 Main Library, 2 p.m. See page 7. Art for All! Monday, September 11 Scheben Branch, 12:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. Paint Midsummer Night's Eve 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. Free Photo Digitizing Tuesday, September 12 Main Library, 12-4 p.m. Do you have old photos and docu- ments in boxes? Bring them to the library where a trained volunteer or staff member will digitize them so they are preserved for future generations. Once items are scanned they can be saved to your flash drive, a CD or sent to an email. Registration is required. You will be contacted with a 1 hour time slot after registering. Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, September 12 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. Discuss And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. The G-Man and the Diamond King Tuesday, September 12 Scheben Branch, 7 p.m. Join local author and former FBI Special Agent William E. Plunkett as he talks about his book, The G-Man and the Diamond King. The story is about a 1935 confrontation between a Cincinnati FBI agent and a career criminal in the Tristate region. Thrillers and Chillers Book Group Thursday, September 14 Main Library, 10 a.m. Discuss Last Juror by John Grisham. Card Making Thursday, September 14 Main Library, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demon- strator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register. 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 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! Piecemakers Quilting Group Wednesdays, 1 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 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 Now serving breakfast! Gourmet sandwiches, salads, homemade soups, and des- serts! Dine in, carry out, or have your next event catered. Phone # 859-992-0004 Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inside the Main Library in Burlington, on the first floor next to the dome.

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