Mocktails & Masks

September 23, 2016
By BCPL

The Library will host "Mocktails and Masks" on Monday, September 26th at 5:00 pm in the Community Room. You're invited to try some Autumn Mocktails (autumn-themed drinks without alcohol) while making masks from recycled book pages. Completed masks will be on display in the Mahan Gallery during the month of October. All materials will be provided by the Library. Participants will be able to claim their masks in time for Halloween.



While this event is appropriate for all ages, it is geared for teens and adults. 


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Teddy Bear Sleepover

September 18, 2016
By Youth

Children are invited to bring a stuffed animal to this special bedtime storytime in which the animals get to spend the night in the library! Make a picture frame craft and get a photo of their overnight adventure the next day when you come to pick them up. Pajamas are welcome!


(Note to Parents: Please do not bring any stuffed animals that might be missed at bedtime!) 


 Teddy Bear Sleepover 




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Computer Classes in September

September 13, 2016
By BCPL

The Boyle County Public Library offers free computer classes every month. The computer classes to be held at the Library in September include:


 

• Resume Writing Workshop on Monday, September 19th at 2:30 pm

Learn how to create or update a basic, well-written resume.


• Introduction to Microsoft Word on Tuesday, September 20th at 2:00 pm

This class teaches basic word processing using Microsoft Word. It covers using the ribbon; creating, saving, and printing documents; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; formatting lists; checking spelling and grammar; creating tables; applying headers and footers; and using and creating templates.  (Computer Basics recommended.)


• Android Tablets/Smartphones on Wednesday, September 28th at 11:00 am

This class will cover a basic introduction to tablets and phones with the Android operating system (NOT iPad/iPhone). Topics covered will include touch gestures, settings menus, and how to download apps. Bring your own device for the best experience! 


Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323. In addition to these classes, one-on-one computer support is also available by appointment. 


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Travels to the Holy Land

September 12, 2016
By BCPL

On Monday, September 12th at 7:00 pm, the Friends of the Library will kick off their 2016 Fall Program Series with "Travels to the Holy Land." Neil and Ginny Eklund will share stories about their travel experiences and photographs of the sites they visited while on a group tour to the Holy Land.


This event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Community Room at the Library.


Additional Friends of the Library programs in the Fall Series will feature local history, cooking, and humor.


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Job Opening at the Library

September 8, 2016
By BCPL

Computer Help Desk Assistant


The Boyle County Public Library is looking for a part-time Computer Help Desk Assistant. Responsibilities include monitoring the adult public computer area and providing basic computer assistance to patrons as needed.


A complete job description for this 30-hour/week position, including requirements and benefits, can be found on the Careers section of our website.


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@boylepublib.org by September 18, 2016.


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