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Boone County Public Library calendar of events for November includes activites focused on veterans

The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of November. 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 Thanksgiving.)

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. No class on Thanksgiving Day.

Mahjong
Fridays, 1 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Open play – All skill levels welcome!

Honor a Veteran
November 1-30
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Stop by and hang a star in honor of those who have served or who are serving in the armed services.

City of Union Adopt-a-Unit
November 1-30
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Sign a Christmas card for soldiers in the HHT, 1-32 CAV, 1 BCT, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Unit based at Fort Campbell, KY. Learn more about the City of Union’s involvement in the Adopt-a-Unit program while you are here.

Best of the Best Book Group
Thursday, November 1, 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.

Ornament Woodcarving
Thursday, November 1, 6 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join the River Valley Woodcarving Guild and carve your own ornament for yourself or give it to someone as a gift! Ages 18 and up. Please register. Please bring $2 for materials.

Honor Flight Tri-State
Wednesday, November7 , 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join Kim Brockhoff, Honor Flight ambassador, bus leader, and a veteran himself, to learn about Honor Flight Tri-State, how it was started, why trips are offered to veterans and how veterans are flown to see their memorials in Washington, D.C. Enjoy hearing stories of veterans and their successful lives.

Doctor’s Corner: Stress
Wednesday, November 7, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
November and December are busy months for many people and getting too stressed out can ruin the fun! Join Dr. Cynthia Villacis, of Health Connections Direct Primary Care, to learn tips on how to manage your stress this season.

Thrillers and Chillers
Thursday, November 8, 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.

Fitness after Cancer
Thursday, November 8, 6 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Have you or a loved one recently undergone a battle with cancer? Many survivors don’t know what the next step in their physical fitness journey is post cancer. Join Carrie Martin, Senior Program Director of Community Health with the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, as she discusses the YMCA and LIVESTRONG’s partnership to help get survivors back on their feet!

Trivia Night
Friday, November 8, 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.

Experience Tai Chi
Friday, November 9, 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. Please register.

Hickory Robot
Friday, November 9, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Considered one of the tri-state’s preeminent Americana bands, the band members are known to swap instruments with each other as they weave the threads of bluegrass, folk, Celtic, country, jazz, and rock into a singular, evocative tapestry that has been met with popular and critical acclaim.

Religion and the Revolution
Saturday, November 10, 11 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Jim North, Professor of Church History from Cincinnati Christian University, explains why some denominations were Patriots and others were Loyalists. Co-Sponsored by Boone County Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

Art for All
Monday, November 12, 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.

Tribute Wall for Northern Kentucky Gold Star Veterans
November 13-30
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Students and teachers at Kelly Elementary in Burlington have created a traveling tribute to Northern Kentucky’s Gold Star Veterans. The wall honors 14 soldiers who were killed in the line of duty. Fifth graders spent months collecting photographs and interviewing family members of the veterans, some of whom died before the students were born.

Color Me Mine
Tuesday, November 13, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Paint a small lantern or a mug. $10 per person, ages 13 and up. Please register.

Chapter and Verse Book Group
Tuesday, November 13, 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, November 13 & 27, 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.

Chick Picks Book Group
Thursday, November 15, 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.

Card Making
Thursday, November 15, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 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.

DIY Ribbons and Bows
Thursday, November 15, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Want to make amazing bows? Ever forget to pick up a bow at the store for a gift? Learn several techniques to make your bows stand out during the gift giving and wreath making season. Also, learn some tips about recycling materials around your home to make bows. See some unique and thrifty ways to gift wrap your treasures for the holiday season. $5 materials fee. Please register.

Boone County Historical Society: Research on Absolom Graves
Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Ron Buckley presents his extensive archaeological findings on Absolom Graves. Preceding the presentation will be a short business meeting of the Historical Society

Concert @ the Library: Erin Coburn
Friday, November 16, 7 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Already a seasoned musician who has sung with Grammy award-winning musicians, this teenage singer has a unique style that stretches across genres, including blues and rock. Among her many talents, she is a guitarist, ukuleleist, bassist, vocalist, and songwriter.

Local Author Day
Saturday, November 17, 1-4 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join us for a dialogue with a panel of authors about writing and self-publishing at 1 p.m. and browse a local author book fair, beginning at 2 p.m.

Real Men Read
Wednesday, November 21, 10:30 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Discuss the latest book you’ve read.

Piecemakers Quilting Group: Sit and Sew
Friday, November 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Escape the chaos of Black Friday as quilters get together to work on projects and share ideas.

Art for All
Monday, November 26, 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.

Monday 4 Mystery Book Group
Monday, November 26, 7 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.

Relief for Back Pain
Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Physical Therapist Raymond Gardinier will discuss lower back pain and explain how physical therapy can benefit those suffering from this or other types of pain. Learn stretches, exercises, and pick up tips on how to lessen or resolve back pain. Please register.

Book Chatter Book Group
Thursday, November 29, 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.

Line Dancing
Thursday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
The holidays can be hectic and overwhelming at times. Dance your stress away with line dancing. We’ll start with a warm-up, learn a new line dance and end with a cool down. Grab your cowboy boots or tennis shoes and join us! No partner or experience necessary. Bring a bottle of water. Please register.

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