Library to Host Final Community Forum

February 24, 2017
By BCPL

The Library is currently in the long range planning process and is seeking community feedback about how it can better meet the needs of the residents of Danville/Boyle County. Over the past few months, the long range planning committee has been meeting with local organizations and holding community forums throughout the county.

On Monday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m., we'll be hosting our final Community Forum where people can offer comments and suggestions about ways we can improve our services, facilities, programs, etc. over the next three to five years.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. A children's program will be offered during the forum for parents of younger children. Light refreshments will be available. The forum will be held in the Mahan Gallery at the Library.

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Teen Events this Week

February 21, 2017
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library hosts a variety of events for teens (ages 13-18). Julia Basil, our programming coordinator, offers regular weekly programs for teens including Teen Crafternoon, Teen Challenge (STEM), Teens Write, and Teen Book Club. This week we have two programs for teens:


Teen Challenge • Tuesday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m.

Teens can test their knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts and engineering design abilities at Teen Challenge. At this team competition, teens (ages 13-18) will compete in a Paper Airplane Cargo Challenge. This free program will be held in the Community Room at the Library.


Teen Book Club • Friday, February 24th at 4:00 p.m.

The Teen Book Club, for ages 13-18, will be discussing Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. Snacks will be provided. To receive a copy of the book, please see Julia at the Library.


For more information about these or other teen events, call the Library or email Julia at jbasil@boylepublib.org.

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Black History Month Event: "Education, Opportunity, and Service"

February 19, 2017
By BCPL

The Boyle County Genealogical & Historical Society, Boyle Landmark Trust, and the Danville-Boyle County African American Historical Society, have joined together with other community organizations to celebrate Black History Month in Danville / Boyle County.

On Monday, February 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., Michelle Carter and Dwayne Walker will be sharing their life stories, focusing on the theme "Education, Opportunity, and Service." Both speakers have served in a branch of the Armed Forces, and through their service to our country, were able to find an opportunity to gain a higher education that may have not been available to them otherwise. This special event will be held in the Community Room at the Library. All are invited to attend.



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Library to Host Community Forum in Junction City on Thursday

February 13, 2017
By BCPL

The Library will be hosting a Community Forum on Thursday, February 16th at 5:30 p.m. at the Junction City Community Center. We'll be seeking feedback about how the Library can better meet the needs of the Junction City community. Light refreshments will be served.

All are encouraged to attend. Please stop by and share your thoughts.

In addition to this event, a community forum for Danville residents will be held at the Library at the end of the month.

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Kid's Book Club Begins This Week

February 13, 2017
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library will offer a Kid's Book Club starting on Tuesday, February 14th at 4:00 p.m. The book club, for children ages 6-8, will meet every Tuesday for six weeks. Each week we’ll read a different book from one of our favorite series, including Geronimo Stilton and Magic Tree House. The first book will be available in the Children's Library upon registration, and will be discussed on February 14th. Children are invited to come discuss the books, and enjoy book-themed games, crafts, and refreshments.



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