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The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of December. A list of scheduled events for adults is included here.

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.

Yoga for Health and Well Being Mondays, 6 p.m. and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Build core strength, flexibility & balance. Bring a yoga mat. $30 fee for the month. Call Boone County Parks to register: 334-2117.

Yoga for Healthy Weight Mondays, 7:15 p.m., Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union, 859-342-BOOK (2665) A holistic approach to maintaining weight, increasing flexibility and building muscle. 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, 9 a.m-1 p.m. Closed the week of Christmas. Main Library, Lower Level, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Used books, DVDs, music & more.

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.

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

The Blue Dragon Literary Society December 1-31 Discuss A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens in this online book group. Visit our Goodreads page to join! Each month we post a new thread with a link to a short story, novella or short novel. All titles are available for free through Project Gutenberg.

One-on-one Computer Basics Monday-Friday Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Request individualized, one-on-one, computer lessons from professional librarians. Examples include: basic computer skills, online security and privacy, and Microsoft Office. When you register, please include times that you are available to attend classes.

Used Book Sale at the Scheben Branch December 2, 3 & 4, All day Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665) Want to put a dent in your Christmas shopping list? Or, perhaps you want to give a gift to yourself. Come to the Book Sale at the Scheben Branch. We’ll have a wide selection of “like new” items for both adults and children, including books, DVDs, CDs and games. Enjoy the savings. Cash and Library Bucks accepted.

Tell the Truth and Let the World Decide Monday, December 2, 6:30 p.m. Main Library, Lower Level, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Did you know there was a relay station located outside of Cincinnati that allowed important radio programs to be safely transmitted during WWII? Join Jack Dominic, director of the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting as he explores the VOA & how the innovative programming and technology shaped global politics, including the demise of Nazis & the crumbling of the Iron Curtain.

Holiday Truffles Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 p.m. Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Participants will learn about different kinds of chocolate and how to mix a basic truffle dough. Take home a hand-out with several tips and recipes. Each person will roll, dip, and decorate one truffle. Please register.

Ornament Decorating Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 p.m. Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) Use 3D Pens and an assortment of colors to decorate some 3D Printed Ornaments! Please register by Nov. 26.

Color Me Mine Wednesday, December 4, 6:30 p.m. Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Holiday items to paint will include a snowman dish (ideal for candy or nuts), a nutcracker, and a Santa mug. Items will be fired and returned to the library for pick up by December 10th. $10 per person, ages 13 and up. Please register.

Best of the Best Book Group Thursday, December 5, 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.

Card Making Thursday, December 5, 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.

Christmas on Main Friday, December 6, 6-8 p.m. Walton Branch, 21 South Main, Walton, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Warm up inside the Library after the Santa Claus parade. Enjoy the Walton-Verona High School Select Choir and pick up a bag of reindeer food. Light refreshments will be served.

FAFSA Help Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) Drop in to receive direct help in completing each section of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. Please come prepared with the documents you will need to fill out the forms.

Florence Table-Top Gamers Saturday, December 7, 1-4:30 p.m. Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Gamers of all experience levels welcome! We will be running DCC: “The Chained Coffin” series by Michael Curtis and “Kids on Bikes” by Renegade Games. If you are interested in being a dungeon or game master, contact Kevin at kwadlow@bcpl.org. Please register.

Art for All! Monday, December 9, 12:30 p.m. Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665) Paint the same picture as everyone under the guidance of a professional artist. Open to all adults. $20 materials fee. Please register.

Hoxworth Blood Drive Monday, December 9, 1-7 p.m. Main Library, Lower Level, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) One blood donation can save up to three lives! To schedule an appointment go to: hoxworth.org/groups/bcpl or call Hoxworth at (513) 451-0910. Walk-ons are welcome!

All about Peppermint Tuesday, December 10, 6:30 p.m. Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665) All about peppermint is an introductory level factoid session about peppermint followed by a D.I.Y. make and take session. Participants will enjoy a celebration of all things peppermint and embrace its holiday-inspired scent as well as its uses to support wellness during the cold and flu season. Please register.

Chapter and Verse Book Group Tuesday, December 10, 6:30 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, December 10, 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.

Natural Lifestyle: Winter Wellness Wednesday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. Florence Branch, 7425 US 42, Florence, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Join Laura Caldwell as she provides tips for reducing holiday stress. Make- and-take your own hand sanitizer and a diffuser bracelet. Learn the benefits of aromatherapy. Please register!

Thrillers and Chillers Thursday, December 12, 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.

Holiday Line Dancing Spectacular Thursday, December 12, 6:30 p.m. Main Library, 1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington, 859-342-BOOK (2665) Learn basic line dances while you listen to holiday tunes. No partner or dancing experience required. Wear comfortable shoes, your ugliest sweater and bring a water bottle. A contest will be held and the ugliest sweater will win a prize! Please register.

Retired Adult Meetup Friday, December 13, 10 a.m. Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) Meet your neighbors for a little bit of conversation and fun! Coffee supplied by Biggby Coffee. Please register.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tourney Saturday, December 14, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) 1-vs-1 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate single-elimination tournament. General Rules: 3 Stock and 7 Minutes, Omega Stages Only, Final Smash Off, Hazards Off and No Items. Trophies will be awarded to the winners. Competitors are welcome to bring their own controllers, Nintendo Switches, or monitors, but they are not required. Everyone ages 10 and up. Please register to compete. Sign-in between 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Coffees, Lattes and Freezes Tuesday, December 17, 6:30 p.m. Hebron Branch, 1863 North Bend Road, Hebron 859-342-BOOK (2665) Whether you are a coffee aficionado or simply looking to learn more about the bewildering array of coffees and coffee drinks, Hebron’s Biggby Coffee is here to help. Try a variety of samples while listening to a casual talk on all things coffee. Please register.

Real Men Read Wednesday, December 18, 10:30 a.m. Scheben Branch, 8899 US 42, Union 859-342-BOOK (2665) Discuss the latest book you’ve read.

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Chick Picks Book Group Thursday, December 19, 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.

Book Chatter Book Club Wednesday, December 20, 10 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.

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