Job Opening at the Library

January 16, 2017
By BCPL

The Library is seeking a person with energy, creativity, and a love of children and children's literature to serve as a temporary Youth Services Librarian. This temporary position requires 32-hours per week from February 1 - April 30, 2017.

A complete job description, including qualifications and compensation, is available on our Careers page.

The deadline to apply is Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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Community Poetry Slam

January 10, 2017
By BCPL

The Library will host a Community Poetry Slam on Thursday, January 12th at 6:00 pm. You'll hear from local poets and musicians as they perform pieces about community, neighborliness, and unity.

For more information about this event, contact Julia Basil at the Library. This event will be held in the Community Room.

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Computer Classes in January

January 3, 2017
By BCPL

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


Computer Basics (Beginner) on Monday, January 9th at 11:00 am

This class is an introduction to using your computer. Learn about the various parts of a computer; the importance between hardware and software; using a mouse/keyboard; and an overview of how to launch programs.

 

Internet Basics (Beginner) on Wednesday, January 11th at 11:00 am

This class provides a basic introduction to the internet. It includes accessing websites; using different browsers; and using common buttons and menus. (Computer Basics recommended.)

 

Email Basics on Thursday, January 12th at 2:00 pm

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.)

 

Intro. to Microsoft Word on Monday, January 16th at 2:00 pm

This class offers a basic introduction to word processing. Instruction will be given on using the ribbon; creating, saving, and printing documents; copying and pasting text; formatting lists; and checking spelling and grammar. (Computer Basics recommended.)

 

Intro. to Microsoft Excel on Wednesday, January 18th at 11:00 am

This class is an introduction to the spreadsheet productivity software from Microsoft. Create, save, and print worksheets; enter and modify data; and learn a few basic functions/formulas. (Introduction to Microsoft Word helpful.)

 

Intro. to Microsoft Powerpoint on Tuesday, January 24th at 2:00 pm

This class provides a basic introduction to Microsoft’s slide presentation software. We will cover creating, saving, and presenting a slideshow; adding new slides; determining slide layout and design; and entering information to be displayed. (Introduction to Microsoft Word recommended.)

 

Job Seeking and Applications on Thursday, January 26th at 2:00 pm

This class will provide an overview of some resources available to job seekers in finding employment and some tips for getting started on your application. (Internet Basics recommended.)


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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Mahan Gallery Opening Reception

January 2, 2017
By BCPL

The January 2017 Mahan Gallery art exhibit features the the artwork of Krista Graham. While she uses and experiments with many different mediums, Graham primarily works with watercolor. The exhibit will be on display January 2nd through mid-February.

The public is invited to the Opening Reception of the exhibit which will be held on Monday, January 2nd from 6:00-7:00 pm in the Mahan Gallery at the Library. 



About the Gallery:

The Mahan Gallery features the artwork of area artists. The gallery is located just off the main floor of the Library in the Mahan House and is open to the public during regular Library hours.


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Job Opening at the Library

January 2, 2017
By BCPL

The Library is hiring an Outreach Services Assistant. This part-time position (40-65 hours/month) will assist in providing library services to those patrons served through the Bookmobile or Homebound branches of the Library. 

A complete job description, including qualifications and compensation are available on our Careers page.

The deadline to apply is Friday, January 6, 2017.

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