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Boone County Public Library August calendar of event for kids, teens includes storytime in the park

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

Teen Cafe (M/H)
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Drop in for gaming, snacks & more!

Library Play Date (ages 2-5)
Wednesdays, August 1, 8, 15 & 22, 10 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our toys and activities.

Messtival (grades 3-5)
Wednesday, August 1, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Take part in a messy obstacle course and other wacky games. Plan to be an absolute mess by the end! Don’t forget to bring a towel. Please register. (Rain date August 8)

Storytime in the Park (2-5 years)
Children and their grown-ups can beat the heat with great stories and a cool activity at a different park each week.

Thursday, August 2, Boone Woods Park, on stage, 10 a.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)

Thursday, August 9, Central Park, Shelter #1, 10 a.m.
Central Park, 9190 Camp Ernst Rd., Union, 859-342-BOOK (2665)

Thursday, August 16, Walton Community Park, Shelter #2, 10 a.m.
Walton Community Park, 35 Old Stephenson Mill Rd, Walton

Thursday, August 23, Giles Conrad Park, West Entrance, 10 a.m.
Giles Conrad Park, West Entrance Shelter, 7500 River Rd., Hebron, 859-342-BOOK (2665)

Thursday, August 30, Boone Woods Park, on stage, 10 a.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)

Space Painter (family)
Thursday, August 2, 4 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
See how high, how fast, and how colorful juggling can be in this playful and exciting performance.

Wet and Wild (family)
Thursday, August 2, 6-8 p.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Send off summer with a splash! Get as wet as you want with water balloon games and obstacle courses, or stay dry with crafts and snacks. Please register.

Dog Days of Summer (grades K-2)
Friday, August 3, 1 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Meet some four-legged friends from the Tristate Noah Project.

Young Boone County Meeting (high school)
Tuesday, August 7, 6:30-8 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Earn service hours with this month’s project–making a Virtual Reality tour, training included.

Library Play Date (ages 2-5)
Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 10 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Drop in for play and social time with other parents and caregivers while your child explores our toys and activities.

PAWS to Read (grades K-5)
Saturday, August 11, 11 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Reading doesn’t have to be ruff! Practice your reading with a certified therapy dog. Call 342-BOOK to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

Art Club (grades K-5)
Monday, August 13, 6:30 p.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Do you love all things art? Join us the second Monday of each month. This time –Mosaics. Please register.

Play and Learn (ages birth-5)
Tuesdays, August 14 & 28, 10 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
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.

Storytime in the Children’s Garden (ages 2-5)
Wednesday, August 15, 10 a.m.
Boone County Arboretum, Amphitheater Next to Shelter #1, 9190 Camp Ernst Rd., Union, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join us for a special storytime in the Children’s Garden of the Arboretum. Bring a blanket!

American Girl Book Club (grades 1-5)
Monday, August 20, 6:30 p.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
It’s back to school time. Create a rubber band journal and other fun supplies for you and your doll. Please register.

Splish Splash Bash (ages 2-5)
Saturday, August 25, 1 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Water fun for little ones! Bring a towel and be pre¬pared to get wet!

Pages and Paws (grades K-5)
Sunday, August 26, 2 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Practice reading to a certified therapy dog and have a barking good time! Call 342-BOOK to schedule your 15-minute time slot.

Princess Party (ages 4-7)
Thursday, August 30, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Come dressed in your best for stories and treats with your favorite princesses, with a special appearance by a princess who lives under the sea. Please register.

Teen Cafe (middle and high school)
Wednesdays
Florence Branch, 3:15-4:45 p.m.
Drop in for gaming, snacks, and more!

Young Boone County (high school)
Tuesday, August 7
Scheben Branch, 6:30 p.m.
Earn service hours with this month’s project–care packages for crisis/recovery center.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents: Julius Caesar (middle/high school and adults)
Thursday, August 9, 7 p.m.
Boone Woods Park, 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Beware the Ides of March with Shakespeare’s classic political tragedy.

Read it First! YA Review Team (middle and high school)
Monday, August 20, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Read new books before they hit the shelves. Publishers and authors will receive your reviews.

Teen Night (middle and high school)
Friday, August 31, 6 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Want to hang out after the Library closes? Now is your chance. Pizza, games, and more!

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