Boone County Public Library January calendar of events incl…


The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of January. A list of scheduled events for adults is included here. A separate list of events for teens and children is published separately.

In the Loop
Mondays, 10 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Enjoy this relaxing and creative activity while meeting other coloring aficionados. Coloring supplies are provided.

Bridge
Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon-3 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Open play – Everyone welcome!

Book Cellar
Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m-2 p.m.
Main Library, Lower Level, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Used books, DVDs, music & more. (Closed week of Christmas.)

Spanish Conversation Group
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
All skill levels are welcome! Presented in partnership with Gateway Community College.

NKY English Conversation Club
Wednesdays, noon
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join this friendly group to learn the basics or share expertise in quilting.

Yoga
Thursdays, 6:15 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Open play – All skill levels welcome!

Dance Fitness
Every Wednesday in January beginning January 2, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, Lower Level, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Looking for a fun, low-impact way to work out? Dance Fitness combines elements of many different types of dance, from jazz and ballet to Bollywood and Latin. Get a great workout that’s easy on your joints while listening to some awesome music. For the month of January, there is no cost for this class. Please register.

Computer Basics
Thursday, January 3, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn about the different parts of a computer, how to use a mouse (if necessary), and how to navigate the Windows desktop. Please register.

Card Making
Thursday, January 3, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn how to make four themed cards with independent stamping demonstrator Sandy Bollman. For ages 16 and older. $5 materials fee. Please register.

Cincinnati Beer: The Road to Craft
Thursday, January 3, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
What got our beautiful, beer-filled Queen City to the point we’re at now? Learn about beer in Greater Cincy from the gnarliest beer blogger & podcaster, the Gnarly Gnome, & check out memorabilia! Registration is not required, but please register if you wish for weather cancellation notification.

Trivia Night
Friday, January 4, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Play trivia just for fun! Bring your own team or we’ll put teams together for you.

Chapter and Verse Book Group
Tuesday, January 8, 7 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Writer’s Group
Tuesdays, January 8 & 22, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join other local writing enthusiasts every other Tuesday night. Share your work, get feedback, encouragement, and perhaps even inspiration to write your masterpiece.

Beginner’s Yoga
Wednesdays, January 9, 16, 23 & 30, 10 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join Lorna Barrett for free beginning yoga classes. Postures involve getting up and down off the floor. Bring your own yoga mat or towel. Please register.

Thrillers and Chillers
Thursday, January 10, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Euchre Tournament: Senior Games
Thursday, January 10, 12:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Part of Northern Kentucky Winter Senior Games. Partnership with Boone County Parks. Please call the Parks Department at 859-334-2117 for more information.

Internet Basics
Thursday, January 10, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn how to get to websites, use search engines, and surf the web. Please register

Best of the Best Book Group
Thursday, January 10, 3 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed

Pollinators and You
Thursday, January 10, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
You’ve probably heard a lot recently about the plight of honey bees. What can you do? Tonia Spill of the NKY Beekeeper’s Association talks about the plight of pollinators and ways you can help. Registration is not required for this event, but please register if you wish to receive weather cancellation notification.

Experience Tai Chi
Fridays, January 11 and 25, 10:30 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Master Greg Fahey, a 6th Degree Black Belt, will teach an easy course in the gentle and low impact martial art of Tai Chi.

Art for All
Monday, January 14, 12:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Paint the same picture as everyone else 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.

Wizarding Virtual Reality
Monday, January 14, 5-6 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Explore the library’s virtual reality technology in magical ways! Use your wand, fight a dragon, ride a broomstick, and more!

Taking Magic from Page to the Screen – Harry Potter in the Movies
Monday, January 14, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
What happens when a group of filmmakers adapts a worldwide literary phenomenon to the big screen? Dr. John Alberti talks about the perils and pleasures of adapting Harry Potter for the movies! Registration is not required, but please register if you wish to be notified of weather cancellation. (Students in grades 5 and up are welcome to attend.)

Financial Aid 101
Tuesday, January 15, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
The financial aid process can be confusing even for the most money savvy parent or student. This workshop will unravel the mystery surrounding the FAFSA and CSS Profile and give families the facts they need on how the system REALLY works and the aid they will likely receive. Presented by Dan Bisig of College and Beyond.

Real Men Read
Wednesday, January 16, 10:30 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Discuss the latest book you’ve read.

Spotlight on Genealogy: Searching Newspaper Records
Wednesday, January 16, 2 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Newspapers hold a wealth of genealogical information. Join us to explore how newspapers can help you with your genealogical research. Please register.

Chick Picks Book Group
Thursday, January 17, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Concert @ the Library: The Chris Comer Trio
Friday, January 18, 7 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
This trio consisting of piano, bass, and drums plays jazz standards from the American Songbook with a contemporary flourish!

Laughter Yoga
Tuesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Laughter Yoga is a mind-body exercise which counteracts the negative effects of stress and has a profound effect on health and wellbeing. In Laughter Yoga, jokes, comedy, or even a sense of humor are not needed to receive the benefits of genuine laughter. It is accomplished through laughter, exercise, deep breathing, stretching, and playfulness. Please bring yoga or other type of mat as we will be on the floor. Please register.

Book Chatter Book Group
Thursday, January 24, 9:30 a.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Participate in a book discussion group. Call for the monthly title to be discussed.

Concert @ the Library: The Boogie Woogie Kid
Friday, January 25, 7 p.m.
Matthew Ball performs popular Boogie-Blues-Roots-Jazz and song favorites from the Swing-Dance era.

Comfort Quilts for Kids
Monday, January 28, 9:30 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Sew small quilts to comfort children during their stay at the Ronald McDonald House.

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