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BCPL February calendar for teens, children includes Children’s Theatre, Rumpelstiltskin, much more


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 teens and children is included here. A separate list of events for adults is published separately.

TEEN PROGRAMS
Teen Gaming (middle and high School)
Mondays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Stop by the Teen Scene to play video games! Snacks will be provided.

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

Teen Writers Group (middle and high school)
Monday, February 4, 7 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Experiment with different writing styles and get feedback from your peers.

Young Boone County Meeting (high school)
Wednesday, February 5, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Earn service hours with this month’s project – Fruit Socks to support the annual K Count.

Homeschool Hangout (middle and high school)
Wednesday, February 6, 2 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Use your imagination to design a button or use one of our pre-made designs. Please register.

Galaxy Art (middle/high school)
Thursday, February 7, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Create artwork that is out of this world and learn about constellations and star-gazing.

Read it First! YA Review Team (middle and high school)
Monday, February 18, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Read and take home new books before they hit shelves. Earn service hours for writing reviews.

College Scholarships: Show Me the Money! (high school)
Tuesday, February 19, 6:30–8 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Join Dan Bisig of College and Beyond to learn where to find scholarship opportunities and additional funds for education. Adults are welcome to attend.

ACT Prep (high school)
Thursday, February 21, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Don’t test stressed! Learn study skills, math principles, reading and writing strategies with professional tutors from Club Z.

Teen Night (middle and high school)
Friday, February 22, 6-8 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!

CHILDRENS PROGRAMS
Tiny Tots (18 months to 2-1/2 years)
Mondays, 10 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.

Toddler Tales (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years)
Mondays, 11 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Toddler Tales (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years)
Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Bookworms (3-1/2 to 5+ years)
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

 

Stories with Art (3 to 6 years)
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Stimulate your baby’s development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.

Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Stimulate your baby’s development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.

Tiny Tots (18 months to 2-1/2 years)
Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.

Toddler Tales (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years)
Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Bookworms (3-1/2 to 5+ years)
Thursdays, 10 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Tiny Tots (18 months to 2-1/2 years)
Thursdays, 11 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.

Bookworms (3-1/2 to 5+ years)
Thursdays, 1 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Stories with Art (3 to 6 years)
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Children and adults will tickle their senses as they explore colors, shapes, and textures with stories, paint and other mediums. Artists should dress for the mess.

Baby Time (birth to 18 months)
Fridays, 9:30 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.

Family Time (birth to 5+ years)
Fridays, 9:30 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Spanish Storytime Tiempo de Cuentos (birth to 5+ years)
Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Stimulate your baby’s development and help your child build language and literacy skills through interactive stories, songs and music.

Tiny Tots (18 months to 2-1/2 years)
Fridays, 11 a.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
On-the-floor, interactive fun that encourages a love of books and begins to build six pre-reading skills through books, finger plays, songs and playtime.

Toddler Tales (2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years)
Fridays, 11 a.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Young library users, with the active participation of their adults, have fun developing pre-reading skills through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Sensory Storytime (birth to 5+ years)
Fridays, 1 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
A storytime designed for children with sensory sensitivities.

Library Love Notes (2-5 years)
Sunday, February 3, 2 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with crafts, snacks, and games. Enjoy a visit with Tales the Dragon and write him a valentine.

Rainbow Riot! (2-5 years)
Monday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Get color crazy with mixing, matching, stories and more! Please register.

Homeschool Sampler (1-5 grades)
Wednesday, February 6, 2 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn basic first aid and safety with Northern Kentucky Emergency Medical Services. Please register.

Art-palooza (family)
Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 6:30 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Come for one or come for all of our art-full evenings. Please register all participating individuals for each session.
• Week 1: sculptures
• Week 2: paint
• Week 3: printmaking
• Week 4: collage

Art Club (grades K-5)
Monday, February 11, 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 – Valentine printmaking. Please register.

Read with a Teen (grades 1-3)
Tuesdays, February 12 & 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Partner with a teen to enhance your reading skills. Call or visit the Scheben Branch to reserve your 30-minute time slot.
ABC Play With Me (birth – 5 years)
Tuesdays, February 12 & 26, 10-11:30 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Children and parents learn and explore through play by participating in activities that promote healthy development and learning.

STEAM Club (grades 3-5)
Thursday, February 14, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with our new maker kits. This month: green screen photography. Please register.

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents: Rumpelstiltskin (family)
Saturday, February 16, 2 p.m.
Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Discover the magic and wonder of one of the world’s best loved fairytales. Sign language interpretation will be provided for this performance.

Backyard Birding (family)
Monday, February 18, 2 p.m.
Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Fly on over to hear a story and learn about one of our most interesting feathered friends. Then learn about the backyard bird count and make a feeder with Wild Birds Unlimited. Please register.

DinoRoars (2-5 years)
Saturday, February 23, 10 a.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Calling all preschool paleontologists—have fun digging up fossils, but watch out for a roaming T-Rex!

Artsmart! (K-5 grades)
Saturday, February 23, 2 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Learn more about an artist and create in their art style. This month – Rembrandt.

Pages and Paws (grades K-5)
Sunday, February 24, 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.

Snowy Science (grades K-5)
Monday, February 25, 6:30 p.m.
Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
Brrrr…Lets have some cool science fun! Engineer an igloo for your polar bear friend and make snowflake slime to take home.

Tea Party (family)
Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.
Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665)
It’s tea time! Discover the origin of this magical beverage, make and taste your own concoctions courtesy of Seventh Street Gifts. Please register.


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