Boone County Public Library

Boone County Public Library

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  • February 19 Marks 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

    Seventy-five years ago, after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Americans on the West Coast of the U.S. all shared a concern about possible further Japanese attacks there.  The military command began to take measures to secure strategic military facilities, … Continue reading →

  • This weekend at the Library: trumpets, trombones and giant puppets!

    Looking for something to do this weekend? We will have lots of things happening at Boone County Public Library,1786 Burlington Pike, in Burlington. On Friday, February 17, check out the Jump ‘n Jive Big Band at 7 p.m. With swingin’ arrangements, this … Continue reading →

  • Every Quilt Tells a Story

    On the second floor of Boone County Public Library’s Scheben Branch (8899 US 42 in Union), hangs a beautiful book quilt that is a fitting display for a library wall.  The quilt portrays rows of shelves with books made out of … Continue reading →

  • Teens! Read new books before they are even published!

    Do you impatiently wait for new book releases? Do you rush to the library or bookstore as soon as a book is published? What if I told you that you could join a book review team and get books before … Continue reading →

Boone County Public Library

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Boone County Public Library

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  • Broaden Your Literary Horizons

    I read a bit of everything. I am not overly fond of non-fiction, but I will pick up the occasional memoir, biography, historical or self-help book. I also dabble in science fiction and fantasy from time to time, but neither … Continue reading →

  • Pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You

    Boone County Public Library’s Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42 in Union, is hosting a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The Bill of Rights and … Continue reading →

  • You asked for it, you got it — Digital Photography Classes!

    It’s been a few years since we held photography classes at the library and we’ve had numerous requests to offer them again. January seemed like the perfect time to begin the series because many of you will receive digital cameras for Christmas. So without … Continue reading →

  • Read a Thriller or Suspense Novel!

    Suspense and thrillers are two of the most popular genres for readers because of their fast pace, plot twists, and emotional appeal. These genres involve pursuit and escape. A character in jeopardy dominates these stories and the setting is integral … Continue reading →

  • Interested in serving on the Boone County Public Library Board of Trustees?

    Boone County Public Library’s Board of Trustees is accepting applications for board positions that begin in July 2017. The Library is seeking to identify dedicated individuals who have a passion for libraries and the ability to effectively advocate for them. … Continue reading →

  • 13th Annual Boone County Early Childhood Fair

    Are you new to the area or looking for services for your very young child? Stop by the Early Childhood Fair at Boone County Public Library, 1786 Burlington Pike in Burlington, on Saturday, February 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading →

  • “I often refer to the library branches, only half-jokingly, as my satellite offices.” –Mark Hansel, Northern KY Tribune

    I have long recognized the Boone County Public Library as an invaluable community asset. Having worked in communities in other parts of the country, where libraries provide only basic services, I truly appreciate the programs events and activities offered at … Continue reading →

  • “The Library is so much more than just books.” –Amanda Hopper

    Amanda Hopper does not fit the stereotype that librarians sit around and read books all day!  As Assistant Director at Boone County Public Library, Amanda has a love for reading, but has so much more to offer the community beyond … Continue reading →

  • Free One-On-One Appointments with Professional Librarians

    Do you need to learn how to use Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Need help finding resources for a project? Or maybe you have questions about how to set up your new tablet to borrow library e-books? If the answer to any … Continue reading →

  • What are you going to do when you retire?

    While we may dream of retirement as a time of relaxation and leisure, going on vacation for decades is not healthy for our minds or bodies. We seek meaning and purpose during each phase of our lives and not having … Continue reading →

Boone County Public Library

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Boone County Public Library

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  • Tom Geimeier on the Library: Genealogy Resources and Local History

    While Burlington resident Tom Geimeier boasts that he has been a Boone County Public Library patron for many years, he takes real enjoyment in talking about the Local History Department and how it has grown over the years to become … Continue reading →

  • Update on the future library location in Hebron

    Carrie Herrmann has 27 years of experience in libraries, most of those in Northern Kentucky. A Graduate of University of Kentucky, Carrie is the Library Director for Boone County Public Library. A lot of people have asked me, “What’s happening … Continue reading →

  • A Little Bit of Old-Time Magic

    Join us for some Christmas magic in September as a precursor to First Church of Christ’s Old Kentucky Christmas! For the first time, Boone County Public Library (BCPL) is partnering with First Church to bring An Old Kentucky Christmas Gathering, a sampling … Continue reading →

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