Events Calendar

Boone County Public Library August Events
August 01 thru August 31, 2017

Title:   LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  ASL STORYTIME AND CONVERSATIONS
Date:  Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  FAMILY
Age Group:  
Description:  Stories and songs with sign language
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  STORYTIME IN THE PARK (AGES 2-5) CENTRAL PARK, SHELTER #1
Date:  Thursday, August 03, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  OFF-SITE REMOTE LOCATION
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  ROOT BEER FLOAT DAY (FAMILY)
Date:  Friday, August 04, 2017
Time:  3:  00 PM
Library:  FLORENCE BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  FAMILY
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for a root beer float and de-stress from back-to-school preparations.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LOOK UP TO THE STARS
Date:  Saturday, August 05, 2017
Time:  2:  00 PM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  MEETING ROOM A
Event Type:  ALL AGES
Age Group:  
Description:  Join us for this family-friendly presentation by Kevin Manning, astronomer and NASA Consultant. Learn more about the beauty and harmony of the universe and the All American Total Solar Eclipse. Following the presentation, observe the rings of Saturn, moon craters and other celestial inspirations through a powerful hand-crafted telescope (weather permitting)
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  PLAY AND LEARN GROUP
Date:  Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  FLORENCE BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Play & Learn groups provide children from birth to age 5 opportunities to learn and explore through play. Parents and caregivers join in the fun by participating in activities that promote healthy development and learning.

The Play & Learn program gives children who are not enrolled in preschool or child care a chance to interact with other children. Parents and caregivers also have the opportunity to connect, share information and ideas, and get support. Participants also receive FREE activities and materials to help continue the fun at home!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  SUMMER OF THE SUN
Date:  Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  WALTON BRANCH
Event Type:  ALL AGES
Age Group:  
Description:  Christa Speights, director of the Haile Planetarium at NKU helps participants prepare for the solar eclipse. Learn about the sun, make a pinhole projector, and weather permitting, view sunspots. This event is so bright, you’ll need shades

Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  OUT OF THIS WORLD! PREPARING FOR THE ECLIPSE
Date:  Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time:  6:  00 PM
Library:  CHAPIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Event Type:  ALL AGES
Age Group:  
Description:  Join astronomer Dean Regas from the Cincinnati Observatory as he helps us understand the solar eclipse phenomenon. Learn safe viewing procedures and more!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  STORYTIME IN THE PARK (AGES 2-5) WALTON COMMUNITY PARK, SHELTER #2
Date:  Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  OFF-SITE REMOTE LOCATION
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  PAWS TO READ
Date:  Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time:  11:  00 AM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Come read to one of our therapy dogs! Call the Scheben Branch to schedule your 15-minute time slot
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  ONE WORLD, ONE SKY
Date:  Monday, August 14, 2017
Time:  1:  00 PM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM AB
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  StarLab Planetarium from the Living Arts and Science Center bring Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky. Take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, and discover how different it is from Earth. The friends learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon. One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  ART CLUB (GRADES K-5)
Date:  Monday, August 14, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  WALTON BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Do you love all things art? Join us the second Monday of each month. This time – Aztec Suns. Registration encouraged.
Registration Required:  YES


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  STORYTIME IN THE PARK (AGES 2-5) GILES CONRAD, SHELTER AT WEST ENTRANCE
Date:  Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  OFF-SITE REMOTE LOCATION
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  SENSORY PLAYTIME
Date:  Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  MEETING ROOM B/C
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Open playtime for children with sensory sensitivities.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY
Date:  Monday, August 21, 2017
Time:  12:  30 PM
Library:  ALL
Event Type:  ALL AGES
Age Group:  
Description:  Come see the astronomical event of the decade- a total solar eclipse! Special viewing glasses will be provided courtesy of STAR-Net Libraries while supplies last.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  PLAY AND LEARN GROUP
Date:  Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  FLORENCE BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Play & Learn groups provide children from birth to age 5 opportunities to learn and explore through play. Parents and caregivers join in the fun by participating in activities that promote healthy development and learning.

The Play & Learn program gives children who are not enrolled in preschool or child care a chance to interact with other children. Parents and caregivers also have the opportunity to connect, share information and ideas, and get support. Participants also receive FREE activities and materials to help continue the fun at home!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LIBRARY PLAY DATE (2-5 YEARS)
Date:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  SCHEBEN BRANCH
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our “extra special” toys and activities. August 2nd, 9th, 15th, and 22nd.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  LEGO MANIA (FAMILY)
Date:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  MEETING ROOM A
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Let your imagination run wild and build some amazing creations. We provide the Legos and the Duplos.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  STORYTIME IN THE PARK (AGES 2-5) BOONE WOODS PARK, ON STAGE
Date:  Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  OFF-SITE REMOTE LOCATION
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  PRINCESS PARTY (AGES 4-7)
Date:  Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  FLORENCE BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Come dressed in your fanciest frock and be the "Belle" of the ball. Stories and treats with your favorite princes and princesses, and a special appearance by a princess who loves a library. Registration required.
Registration Required:  YES


Title:  PAGES & PAWS
Date:  Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time:  2:  00 PM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  FAMILY ACTIVITY CENTER
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Come read to one of our therapy dogs! Call the Main library for your 15 minute time slot.
Registration Required:  NO


Title:  POKEMON (GRADES K-12)
Date:  Monday, August 28, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  MEETING ROOM A
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Gotta catch 'em all! Bring your own deck or DS; no trading. English cards only. Registration encouraged.
Registration Required:  YES


Title:  BOXCAR CHILDREN (GRADES 2-5)
Date:  Monday, August 28, 2017
Time:  6:  30 PM
Library:  WALTON BRANCH
Location:  MEETING ROOM
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Celebrate the 75th anniversary of this classic children's series. Be a super sleuth and follow the clues using secret codes and fingerprinting to solve the mystery. Registration encouraged.
Registration Required:  YES


Title:  STORYTIME IN THE PARK (AGES 2-5) CENTRAL PARK, SHELTER #1
Date:  Thursday, August 31, 2017
Time:  10:  00 AM
Library:  MAIN LIBRARY
Location:  OFF-SITE REMOTE LOCATION
Event Type:  CHILDREN
Age Group:  
Description:  Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week!
Registration Required:  NO
 

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