Silly Safaris to Visit the Library

July 1, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the 2015 Summer Reading Program, Silly Safaris will offer two performances on Thursday, July 9th. The first performance will be held at 12:00 pm in the Hogsett Elementary School cafeteria. The show is open to the public. The second performance begins at 2:00 pm in the Community Room at the Boyle County Public Library.


Both shows will feature Amazon John, a lively funologist who brings a high-energy, zany theatrical performance featuring a variety of animals. This entertaining and interactive show will include mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and bugs.  Due to limited seating at the Library, the two o’clock performance will be a ticketed event. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.



More information about Silly Safaris can be found online at www.sillysafaris.com.


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Superhero Training Academy

June 23, 2015
By Youth

Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? Tweens will get a chance to discover if they are faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound at our Superhero Training Academy obstacle course! Prizes will be awarded to those who successfully complete the course within the time limit.


 Obstacle Course 




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Upcoming Summer Reading Events

June 19, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Summer Reading Program, the Library offers many fun, free events for kids and teens. Due to limited seating, some of the events require tickets. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to and up to the start of the show until all of the tickets have been distributed. Tickets are given out on a "first-come, first-served" basis, so we recommend arriving early to ensure that your child is able to see the performance.


Some of the upcoming events include:



Inter-County Reptiles and Amphibians

June 22nd at 12:00 pm


The Boyle County Public Library will host Inter-County Reptiles and Amphibians on Monday, June 22nd at 12:00 pm. Audience members will be able to get an up-close look at some reptiles and amphibians that are native to Kentucky. All ages are welcome to attend this fun, educational program. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. (Community Room)



Ronald McDonald

June 23rd at 1:00 pm


On Tuesday, June 23rd at 1:00 pm, the iconic clown Ronald McDonald will entertain his fans with a silly performance about reading. This popular program is open to all ages. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed event. (Community Room)



The Mark Wood Fun Show

June 25th at 1:00 pm


On Thursday, June 25th at 1:00 pm, the zany Mark Wood Fun Show will bring a brand new superhero -- WORD MAN -- to the Boyle County Public Library. This fast paced show is designed for children of all ages. Wood uses comedy, magic, and audience participation to produce an exciting, entertaining and educational program. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. (Community Room)



Superhero Movie Marathon for Teens

June 25th at 3:00 pm


The Library will host a superhero movie marathon for teens on Thursday, June 25th beginning at 3:00 pm. Two blockbuster films will be shown at this event. The first movie is a 2004 animated film depicting a family of superheroes attempting to live under the radar but forced out of retirement to battle a villain and save the world. (Runtime: 115 minutes; Rated PG.) The second movie is a 2012 live-action film about a team of superheroes battling against an alien army. (Runtime: 143 minutes; Rated PG-13.) Popcorn and drinks will be served. This free event will be held in the Community Room and is open to ages 13-18.


Due to licensing restrictions, the use of film titles is prohibited outside of the Library. Inquiring minds can find out what movies will be shown by either visiting or calling the Library. 



A complete listing of all of our upcoming events for the summer are available in our Summer Reading Program Schedule of Events.


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Kentucky Science Center to Visit the Library

June 16, 2015
By BCPL

As part of the Children's Summer Reading Program, The Boyle County Public Library will host the Kentucky Science Center on Thursday, June 18th at 2:00 pm in the Community Room. Children are invited to enjoy some hands-on, messy science – including explosions, concoctions, and glorious goo. All ages are welcome to attend this event. Due to limited seating, this will be a ticketed performance. The tickets are free and will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

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Children's Bookmark Contest 2015 Winners

June 16, 2015
By Youth

Congratulations to the winners of our Children's Bookmark Contest! Our 2015 winners are Sofie Sanders (age 11), Banks Dunn (age 7) and Miriam Heath (age 5). Their "Every Hero Has a Story" themed bookmarks have been printed and will be available all summer long. All entries are currently on display in the library. Thank you to everyone who participated!


 2015 Bookmarks 




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