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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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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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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Genealogy Workshop Offered at the Library

August 22, 2016
By BCPL

On Thursday, August 25th at 6:00 pm, the Library will offer "Know Your Business: Family Search through Business Records." At this genealogy workshop, you will learn how to use business records to track down family history.


This program will be held in the Community Room.


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Computer Classes in August

August 5, 2016
By BCPL

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


• Computer Basics on Monday, August 8th at 11:00 am

This class covers the basic elements of the Windows PC operating system, including using a mouse and keyboard; highlighting, copying, and pasting text; common menus, toolbars, and shortcuts; overview of software and storage media. 


 • Digital Photos on Monday, August 8th at 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of using your smartphone to take, store, and print photos. Participants will receive a tutorial on how to safely save images to their computer as well as everyday uses for their phone’s camera.


• Android Tablets & Smartphones on Tuesday, August 9th at 2:00 pm

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!


• Email Basics on Wednesday, August 10th at 11:00 am

This class will provide new computer users with some basic skills to set up and use an email account, including sending email and adding attachments.  (Internet Basics recommended.)

 

• Job Seeking and Applications on Tuesday, August 16th at 2:00 pm

An overview of resources available to job seekers through the library, and tips for the job search and application process.  (Computer and Internet Basics recommended.)

 

• Finding Information Online on Wednesday, August 17th at 11:00 am

You know how to search Google, but are you really getting the information you need?  This class will cover the basics on how to perform effective searches and use the best resources available to you, whatever your need may be.  (Computer and Internet Basics recommended.) 

 

• iPad & iPhone on Wednesday, August 17th at 4:00 pm

Bring your iPad or iPhone to class to learn the basics or some new tips. Considering purchasing one? Come to class to see if they are right for you!


Those interested in attending any of the computer classes may register online or by calling the Library at 859.238.7323.

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